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Training & Certification


DCADV is recognized as a leader in domestic violence training for advocates, criminal and civil justice personnel, and social service staff, reaching over 1,700 participants each year. Training initiatives include an annual conference, a semi-annual DV101 training, and issue-specific workshops on topics such as dating violence, health care response, and lethality assessment.

DCADV is committed to developing and presenting trainings that:

  • raise awareness and understanding of domestic violence;
  • share best practices;
  • strengthen efforts to prevent and end intimate partner violence; and 
  • model trauma-informed approaches.

DCADV is available to provide training upon request to agencies, organizations, and groups. These trainings can be tailored to meet the needs of each audience. Trainings may cover a wide variety of topics related to domestic violence prevention and intervention. 

State Professional Training Services

DCADV is an approved vendor for the State of Delaware’s Professional Training Services Contract No. GSS-16659 through 3/31/21. 

For more information about these or any training offerings, please contact our Training, Prevention, and Outreach Team at or 302-658-2958.