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

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

Click here for a listing of 2014 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 2014 “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 2014 Georgia Commission on Family Violence Annual Conference, September 29-October 1, 2014. 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 July 10, 2014.

In the Trenches Award Criteria

Nomination Form

 

Current Online Training Opportunities

Please check back for Online Training

GCADV Training Topics

GCADV 2014-2015 Training Calendar

Helping Survivors Navigate Credit and Debt Issues: Tools for Economic Safety
July 29, 2014 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
July 31, 2014 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Webinar
Free to all participants

“I’m Not in Crisis” Providing Safety Planning and Referrals for Non-traditional Crisis Calls
August 27, 2014
10:00 am – 11:30 am and 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Webinar
Free to all participants

Domestic Violence: What Every Frontline Advocate Should Know
September 9-11, 2014
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Macon, GA
Free to GCADV Members, $100 for non-members

Beyond Checklists: Danger Assessment and Safety Planning with Victims of Domestic Violence
September 24, 2014
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Macon, GA
Free to all participants

GCADV Teen Dating Violence Resource Guide and Tips for Working with Teens 
October 31, 2014
10:00 am – 11:30 am and 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Webinar
Free to all participants

Helping Survivors Access Child Support: From Nuts and Bolts to Safety Considerations
October 28, 2014
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Atlanta, GA
Free to all participants

Creating Trauma-Informed Environments, Advocacy and Supports
November 11, 2014
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Macon, GA
Free to all participants

Recent Case Law Impacting DV Survivors
November 18, 2014 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Webinar
Free to all participants

Domestic Violence: What Every Frontline Advocate Should Know
December 9-11, 2014
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Atlanta, GA
Free to GCADV Members, $100 for non-members

Legal Advocates and Judges Training
December 2014, Date TBA
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location TBA
Free to all participants

Trauma-Informed Services for Survivors with Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Issues
January 2015, Date TBA
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Atlanta, GA
Free to all participants

Working with Teens
February 2015, Date TBA
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Atlanta, GA
Free to all participants

Domestic Violence: What Every Frontline Advocate Should Know
March 3-5, 2015
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Macon, GA
Free to GCADV Members, $100 for non-members

Creating Trauma-Informed Organizations/Trauma-Informed Supervision
April 2015, Date TBA
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Atlanta, GA
Free to all participants

Ultimate Trainer TOT, OVC T-Tec
May 2015, Date TBA
Atlanta, GA
GCADV Members Only, Free

Domestic Violence: What Every Frontline Advocate Should Know
June 9-11, 2015
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Atlanta, GA
Free to GCADV Members, $100 for non-members

Board of Directors Training
Scheduled on request for GCADV Member Organizations; provided on-site or location of your choice and customized to your board’s needs!
Free to GCADV Members (trainer travel costs requested)

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.

 

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.

http://video.wscadv.org/ServiceAnimalsInShelterApr09/lib/playback.html

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

http://www.vetoviolence.org/datingmatters/

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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