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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


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