A History of the Battered Women's Movement
This informative module features a timeline exploring centuries of violence perpetrated against women and children. Basic human rights did not exist for women until the 1900s. You’ll understand how the 1960’s civil rights, anti-war and...
Analyzing the Importance of Inclusion and Diversity
Diversity exists in every aspect of our lives. Feelings of inclusion play an important role for those working in the domestic violence field and survivors seeking services. You’ll understand concepts of inclusion, types of diversity, and best...
Beginning Advocacy: Planting Seeds in Excellence in Domestic Violence Services
This very basic introduction to domestic violence advocacy features three modules, each about 15 minutes. Topics include answering hotline calls, handling crisis calls, and helpful tips for screening and assessment. Presented by Debby Zelli
This video will help participants identify potential community partnerships and to help strategize effective communication in order to foster mutually beneficial partnerships. This video is beneficial for partnerships that have difficult...
Domestic Violence Advocacy Fundamentals
Welcome to the Domestic Violence Advocacy Fundamentals training. Please view and complete the following courses, documents, and videos by the training. You must view and complete the modules in order. To ensure that each module is marked as...
Engaging Men in the Movement to End Gender-Based Violence
This video will help participants identify toxic masculinity messaging in our culture in addition to ways that we can all engage men in the anti-violence movement against women.
Exploring Barriers in the LGBTQ+ Community
Many barriers exist that prevent members of LGBTQ from seeking services. This course analyzes ways to reduce or eliminate those barriers. You’ll identify common barriers and evaluate the competency of the services you provide. The module...
How to Handle Hotline Calls
The 24-hour hotline is the cornerstone of advocacy work and serves as a gateway to shelter or to obtain needed resources for safety. Through active listening skills, you’ll learn how to clarify the caller’s issues and feelings and help them...
Intersections of Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence
Learn ways to break the silence when addressing sexual violence and sexual coercion in relationships. You’ll learn about the impact of reproductive coercion and strategies for conversations about sexual violence, healthy and unhealthy sexual...
This compelling video captures the real-life stories of domestic violence survivors from various backgrounds who share their unique experiences as members of the LGBTQI community seeking support and services. This poignant and powerful...