The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

GCADV Training and Events

The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence offers a variety of trainings and educational materials to GCADV member programs and the Georgia community.

Upcoming Events


Click here for a listing of 2013 Domestic Violence Awareness Month events taking place around Georgia.

If you have an event planned for Domestic Violence Awareness Month and would like to see it listed here, please email us your event details, including date, time, location, name of organization organizing the event, name of organization receiving proceeds from the event (if applicable), and information on how to RSVP (if applicable).

In the Trenches Award

GCADV is pleased to release the 2013 “In the Trenches Award” application. Each year, GCADV acknowledges workers on the front lines in their efforts to end domestic violence. The “In the Trenches Award” recognizes one front-line advocate whose leadership goes beyond the ordinary to demonstrate extraordinary dedication to safety and justice for domestic violence survivors.

The award recipient will be announced at the 2013 Georgia Commission on Family Violence Annual Conference, September 9-10, 2013. All other nominees will receive a letter of recognition from GCADV acknowledging their hard work and dedication to advocacy on the front-lines.

Nomination forms due to GCADV by August 5, 2013.

In the Trenches Award Criteria

Nomination Form


Current Online Training Opportunities

Click on the links below to be redirected to the GCADV Training Institute. 

GCADV Training Topics

Materials from Past Trainings

Advocacy in a Changing Landscape: Responding to Domestic Violence Within the Latino Community - August 11-12, 2011 – Atlanta, GA

Educational Materials

GCADV offers member programs a variety of brochures, promotional items and library materials that are distributed statewide.  In some circumstances, GCADV can provide educational materials to members of the community for a fee.  Please call for details.

GCADV Training Institute

The GCADV Training Institute provides online training resources for GCADV Member Agencies.  The current training on the site we recommend for advocates is entitled, “Domestic Violence and HIV/AIDS (Module 1).  This introductory course focuses on the intervention and prevention of HIV/AIDS for survivors of domestic violence.

To learn more about the GCADV Training Institute, visit

Additional Training Resources

The following link will take you to an excellent training on the intersection of domestic violence and pet abuse.  It covers some Americans with Disabilities laws related to pets in shelter.

The following link will take you to the online training,  “Dating Matters, Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention,” a 60-minute online training course.

Please check back soon for additional training recommendations.

Text Box: Funding for this training was provided by the Verizon Wireless Foundation. GCADV is grateful for their generous support.

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