July

2016

Tuesday

(1 Event)

July
5

VIRTUAL LUNCH-N-LEARN: "VICARIOUS TRAUMA”

12pm

Time12pm - 1pm

Location

DescriptionFULL TITLE: "Vicarious Trauma & Self-Care in the Workplace"

This virtual Lunch-n-Learn will focus on exchanging creative ways of promoting self-care in the workplace as a way of reducing turnover among staff and practicing trauma-informed care at the organizational and individual level. We’ll talk about how creating space and time for self-care and wellness as a way to address vicarious trauma leads to healthier, more productive workplaces and how that benefits both staff and the survivors we serve.

COST:
Action Alliance Members - FREE
Non-Members - $10.00

REGISTER (copy link):
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TA Calls have been replaced with a new format - quarterly Lunch-n-Learns. Lunch-n-Learns are informal exchanges of information and resources facilitated by an expert in the field. These sessions will take place over the lunch hour. All you need is your lunch, your phone, or your computer. Information on accessing the session will be provided shortly after you register.

ContactAction Alliance Training Institute
804.377.0335
training@vsdvalliance.org

Tuesday

(1 Event)

July
12

BASIC ADVOCACY TRAINING: "CULTURAL COMPETENCY”

9:30am

Time9:30am - 4pm

LocationAction Alliance Training Center, Richmond

DescriptionThis training explores: the definition of culture; levels of competency in interacting with diversity; assessment of value difference as a source of tension; strategies for managing conflict; and opportunities to increase appreciating and valuing difference.

BAT trainings are designed for advocates working with people who have experienced/are experiencing sexual and/or domestic violence and are conducted by members of the Action Alliance Training Institute Faculty and Staff. While this series is designed for staff and volunteers of Sexual and Domestic Violence Agencies (SDVAs), the content is also helpful to allied professionals including healthcare providers, therapists/counselors, homeless services, faith communities, social workers, victim/witness assistance staff, and more. The trainings help participants learn about and practice many of the basic skills necessary for effective advocacy. Each Basic Advocacy Training focuses on a topical area.

COST:
SDVA Member - $45.00
Professional or Affiliate Member - $55.00
Lifetime Member - $65.00
Non-members - $75.00

REGISTER (copy link):
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ContactAction Alliance Training Institute
804.377.0335
training@vsdvalliance.org

Wednesday

(2 Events)

July
13

CONTINUING ADVOCACY TRAINING: "REPRODUCTIVE & SEXUAL COERCION”

9:30am

Time9:30am - 4pm

LocationAction Alliance Training Center, Richmond

DescriptionFULL TITLE: "Building Domestic Violence Program Capacity to Address Reproductive and Sexual Coercion"

In this training participants will increase their understanding of reproductive health and sexuality, sexual coercion screening and program best practices, and how to implement successful partnerships with key healthcare providers in their locality.

Trainers will draw from national resources provided by Futures Without Violence and lessons learned from Virginia’s Project Connect initiative. Participants will become familiar with the Action Alliance’s new resource, “Reproductive and Sexual Coercion: A Toolkit for Sexual and Domestic Violence Advocates,” which provides user-friendly an modifiable tools and samples that can be easily incorporated into agency programming.

CATs offer advocates and allied professionals a chance to dig deeper and continue to build critical skills needed to enhance the response to and prevention of sexual and domestic violence.

COST:
SDVA Member - $45.00
Professional or Affiliate Member - $55.00
Lifetime Member - $65.00
Non-members - $75.00

REGISTER (copy link):
https://app.etapestry.com/cart/VirginiaSexualDomestic/cart2/category.php?ref=645.0.190257337

ContactAction Alliance Training Institute
804.377.0335
training@vsdvalliance.org

WEBINAR: "IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY ON SEXUAL AND INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE”

10am

Time10am - 11am

Location

DescriptionWe have all heard the stories about how social media and technology can be used as tools of coercion, power, and control in abusive relationships. Conversely, technology can also provide tools for safety, intervention, and prevention. With an ever-changing landscape, navigating the harmful and helpful ways in which technology relates to violence can be daunting. This webinar will look at examples of current and emerging technology and how it can impact survivors and also offer practical tips and resources.

COST:
FREE for all Action Alliance Members
$30 for Non-Members

REGISTER (copy link):
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ContactAction Alliance Training Institute
804.377.0335
training@vsdvalliance.org

Wednesday

(1 Event)

July
27

DO YOU FACILITATOR’S TRAINING

All Day

Date7/27/16 - 7/28/16 All Day

LocationAction Alliance Training Center, Richmond

DescriptionGet DO YOU Certified!

DO YOU: Building Youth Resilience Through Creative Expression is a primary prevention strategy to address teen dating violence, sexual harassment, and bullying by promoting positive youth development and healthy relationships.

This training is designed for adult facilitators and teen mentors (who are peer facilitators) interested in implementing DO YOU in their communities.

This comprehensive training will equip you with all materials and experience necessary to successfully implement the 10-session DO YOU program locally with small groups of teens ages 13-16.

Materials include:
• The UnCurriculum: Facilitator’s Guide (on CD)
• 250 public domain art images [for collage making]
• 20 ‘Zines [ blank teen magazines]
• DO YOU Evaluation Tools

TIMES:
July 27: 10am-5pm
July 28: 9am-4pm

COST:
$300; each adult registration entitles you to bring up to two teen mentors for free.

REGISTER (copy link):
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Scholarships available: If the cost of this training presents a hardship, Virginia-based applicants may submit a scholarship application prior to registering in order to be considered for a fee waiver. If your scholarship is granted, you still may bring up to 2 teen mentors at no cost.

Please contact Laura Bennett at lbennett@vsdvalliance.org to request a Scholarship Application

ContactAction Alliance Training Institute
804.377.0335
training@vsdvalliance.org

Thursday

(1 Event)

July
28

DO YOU FACILITATOR’S TRAINING

All Day

Date7/27/16 - 7/28/16 All Day

LocationAction Alliance Training Center, Richmond

DescriptionGet DO YOU Certified!

DO YOU: Building Youth Resilience Through Creative Expression is a primary prevention strategy to address teen dating violence, sexual harassment, and bullying by promoting positive youth development and healthy relationships.

This training is designed for adult facilitators and teen mentors (who are peer facilitators) interested in implementing DO YOU in their communities.

This comprehensive training will equip you with all materials and experience necessary to successfully implement the 10-session DO YOU program locally with small groups of teens ages 13-16.

Materials include:
• The UnCurriculum: Facilitator’s Guide (on CD)
• 250 public domain art images [for collage making]
• 20 ‘Zines [ blank teen magazines]
• DO YOU Evaluation Tools

TIMES:
July 27: 10am-5pm
July 28: 9am-4pm

COST:
$300; each adult registration entitles you to bring up to two teen mentors for free.

REGISTER (copy link):
https://app.etapestry.com/cart/VirginiaSexualDomestic/cart2/item.php?ref=196.0.237359837

Scholarships available: If the cost of this training presents a hardship, Virginia-based applicants may submit a scholarship application prior to registering in order to be considered for a fee waiver. If your scholarship is granted, you still may bring up to 2 teen mentors at no cost.

Please contact Laura Bennett at lbennett@vsdvalliance.org to request a Scholarship Application

ContactAction Alliance Training Institute
804.377.0335
training@vsdvalliance.org

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