Introduction to Advocacy

Domestic Violence Advocacy Fundamentals Online (DVAF) (ITA300)

Welcome to the Domestic Violence Advocacy Fundamentals training. This training is intended for those users who have registered for our DVAF training. As part of the DVAF training to receive a certificate of completion, users must complete this track of courses, videos, and documents. Please note that the courses in this module are a combination of courses that are found elsewhere on TalentLMS, as their separate courses.

You must view and complete the modules in order. To ensure that each module is marked as complete, please make sure you watch the modules until the end of the timeline. Once all is completed you will receive a certificate that you will be able to download and/or print. You may stop the course at any time and return to where you left off.

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If you have any questions, please feel free to call our office at 614-781-9651 or email Rodney at Thank you!
  • A History of the Battered Women's Movement
  • A History of the Battered Women's Movement (Quiz)
  • Social and Legal Definitions of Domestic Violence
  • Tragic Refuge
  • Survivor-Defined Advocacy: Look for the Helpers
  • How to Handle Hotline Calls
  • How to Handle Hotline Calls (Quiz)
  • Inclusive Advocacy for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Survivors
  • LGBTQI Storytelling (Part 1)
  • LGBTQI Storytelling (Part 2)
  • LGBTQI Storytelling (Part 3)
  • LGBTQI Storytelling (Part 4)
  • Trauma-Informed Approaches: Promising Practices & Protocols for DV Programs
  • Intersections of Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence
  • The Basics of Substance Use and Mental Health
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever