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Trainings Offered

Online Training

DCADV has two options for online training.

  • Self-paced courses: These trainings offer you the opportunity to complete training over time in short increments.
  • Webinars: These trainings are longer, typically running between 60-90 minutes.  Webinars are often presented to a live audience, and recorded for future viewing.

Domestic Violence 101

DCADV offers a semi-annual two-day Domestic Violence 101 (DV101) Training.  DV101 is the Coalition’s signature training event and attracts a multidisciplinary audience from across the state.  Participants typically include domestic violence service providers, nonprofit organizations, law enforcement agencies, and state employees working on issues ranging from behavioral health services to human resources to the criminal justice system.  DV101 provides an overview of the dynamics and prevalence of domestic violence, and teaches participants effective advocacy skills that support safety and empowerment across systems.

Annual Advocates' Retreat and Conference

This two-day annual conference features national, regional, and local speakers on topics addressing a wide variety of issues related to domestic violence intervention and prevention.  The Retreat (as it’s typically referred to) is held each Spring/Summer and brings together advocates from the domestic violence and sexual assault communities, as well as representatives from the criminal justice system, social services, health and human services, and members from the mental health, disabilities, and faith communities.

Training Upon Request

DCADV is available to provide training and technical assistance to member organizations upon request.  DCADV also presents trainings to agencies, organizations, and allied professional 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.  For more information, contact

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