The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence offers a variety of trainings and educational materials to GCADV member programs and the Georgia community.
Date: March 30, 2013
Time: Doors open at 6:00 PM for the patron cocktail buffet with the film director and several cast members.
Location: The Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road, Atlanta, GA 30305
Let’s talk about tech…
Engaging teens to talk about technology and dating violence
April 12, 2013
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
995 Roswell Street, NE
Marietta, GA 30060
This training will assist advocates in understanding the intersections of technology, teen dating violence and effective outreach to teens. Learn strategies for bridging the generation gap between teens and adults and designing successful intervention and outreach programs. Advocates will also explore how technology can be used as a power and control tool within an abusive relationship and how these risks shape our safety planning with tech savvy teens.
Featured Guest Trainers:
Tracy D. Wright is the Technical Assistance Provider and Women of Color Leadership Project Coordinator with the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NCCASA) for the National Resource Sharing Project. Her current work provides technical assistance and training to 16 state and territorial sexual assault coalitions. In this capacity, Tracy works with national entities to create a coordinated response to ending sexual violence, addresses emerging issues and carves out initiatives specifically for women of color in the anti-sexual violence movement. Ms. Wright holds a BA in Mass Communications from Shaw University and a Masters of Science in Print Journalism from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. She was also a graduate of the North Carolina Center for Women in Public Service Summer Institute and most recently the America’s Leaders of Change Development Initiative, a competitive cohort of nonprofit leaders across the country sponsored by National Urban Fellows and Walmart Foundation
Kaofeng Lee is a Project & Communications Specialist with the Safety Net Project at the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV). Kaofeng provides technical assistance, training, and advocacy on how technology can be misused as well as effectively used to help survivors of stalking, sexual violence, and domestic violence. In addition, Kaofeng provides communications support to NNEDV and was the Project Manager of the 2nd World Conference of Women’s Shelters, which brought together 1,500 advocates from more than 95 countries. Before joining NNEDV, Kaofeng was as a bilingual advocate with the Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project in Washington, DC. Previous professional experience includes editing, writing, and project coordination. Kaofeng has a Masters in International Relations, focusing on human rights and violence against women, from American University and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Communication from Iowa State University.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE APRIL 10th
Funding for this training was provided by the Verizon Wireless Foundation. GCADV is grateful for their generous support.
Current Online Training Opportunities
Click on the links below to be redirected to the GCADV Training Institute.
Advocacy in a Changing Landscape: Responding to Domestic Violence Within the Latino Community - August 11-12, 2011 – Atlanta, GA
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.
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 gcadvtraining.com.
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.