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PA Certified Domestic Violence Advocate (40 hour)
September 10 @ 9:00 am - September 19 @ 5:00 pm
Please note, this training takes place on September 10, 11 and 12, and contines on September 17, 18, and 19th. Register once for all dates, attendence is required each of the 6 days. Each day is planned for 9 — 5 with breaks and time off for lunch. There are limited make-up sessions, please let us know if there is a day or time you cannot make. Join LSH’s Bilingual Domestic Violence Program for a training to equip professionals with the tools needed to work with survivors of intimate partner violence. This training fulfills the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence’s advocate training requirements for the State of Pennsylvania. Training Overview: Introduction to domestic violence and types of abuse Working with children, adolescents, men, immigrants, and individuals who identify as LGBTQ Empowerment counseling & trauma-informed practice Crisis management & safety planning Legal system & public benefits DV in the medical setting Social change and DV policy Selfcare for DV advocates The training space at LSH is in the basement, down a short flight of stairs. If you would like to attend let us know if you how we can support with any accessability needs. Again, this event is a series that runs on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday two weeks in a row, each day is a distinct agenda, and all is mandatory to receive the certification. Missing a minimal amount is allowed, online make up sessions are available. **Students please check with your placement agency before registering. If you are taking this for your internship, the agency you are working with may cover the fee, or there may be no fee necessary.** **If the fee is a barrier for you or your agency please also get in touch to discuss options.**