This training is for domestic violence service providers only.
By the end of the training, participants will be able to:
- Understand how trauma impacts survivors of domestic violence
- Identify different trauma reactions in survivors that staff may witness and ways in which to respond
- Learn and practice tips and techniques for crisis intervention including the importance of non-verbal communication, ensuring physical safety for survivors and staff, and verbal de-escalation
Amber Guthrie, MA, Project Director, Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence (MNADV)
Who Should Attend?
Domestic Violence Service Providers (Advocates, Volunteers, Shelter Staff, Abuse Intervention Staff, etc.)
What’s the content level for this training?
Basic: For professionals just beginning their work with survivors, or who have not had much training on working with survivors. (0-2 years’ experience)