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Training Opportunities

STOP Domestic Violence Training

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The Office of Victim Advocate has received a STOP Violence Against Women Grant and partnered with the Finding Jenn’s Voice film and curriculum to deliver a FREE statewide training like none other! We will be traveling across the state (10 locations in 2 years) to bring to you a training focused on

     • recognizing the various aspects of domestic violence
     • the protocols we use to combat this epidemic
     • the tools you need for effective supervision of an offender   
     • access to services for victims

Dates and locations are announced below. Each training will be one full day; lunch will be an opportunity to network with colleagues and get out to enjoy the day. (We are unable to provide lunch with this grant funding.)

   
     Mercer area | Hampton Inn, Grove City
     August 27, 2019  |  9 am - 5 pm (registration begins at 8:30 am)
     register by August 20

     Altoona area | Blair County Convention Center flyer! [pdf]
     September 24, 2019  |  9 am - 5 pm (registration begins at 8:30 am)
     register by September 17

     Williamsport area | to be announced
     October 2019

     Allentown area | to be announced
     November 2019

     Coming in 2020: Delaware County, Erie County, Dauphin County, Philadelphia County, Lackawanna County.

The curriculum is MOPEC certified to provide 3 CEUs to municipal police officers, as well as 6 hours of PCCD Annual Training. If you work in state/county probation, law enforcement, victim services, the district attorney or district justice office – mark your calendar! Space is limited and attendees will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

Register early by clicking on the appropriate link for each training above. Questions can be directed to rebressler@pa.gov.

 

Additional Training Opportunities

If you would like to request a training provided by the Office of Victim Advocate, please call 800.563.6399 or email ra-ovainfo@pa.gov.