Training Institute

The mission of the KCADV Training Institute is to provide diverse educational opportunities to individuals and organizations, with a focus on ending violence against women from a social justice perspective. Another goal of the Training Institute is to contribute to the economic self-sustainability of the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

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STRATEGIES FOR ADDRESSING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

FEBRUARY 17, 2017

This workshop will provide participants with knowledge about the nature and extent of domestic violence. Content will include: the effects of domestic violence on adults and children who witness, lethality and risk assessments, resources and referrals, reporting requirements, legal options for protection, strategies for safety planning, screening for domestic violence, and model protocols for addressing domestic violence. *This workshop meets the legislative mandate (KRS 194A.540) that will satisfy the three (3) hour training course requirement as directed in subsection (3) and outlined in subsection (2) of the mandate. Registration deadline is February 10, 2017.

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BATTERER INTERVENTION PROVIDER CERTIFICATION

March 29-31, 2017

This three-day course meets the training requirement for certification as a Batterer Intervention Provider pursuant to KRS 403.7505 and 920 KAR 2:020. It will cover characteristics and dynamics of domestic violence, clinical profiling of domestic violence batterers, risk assessment and lethality of domestic violence batterers, intervention of batterers, effective services for victims and child witnesses of domestic violence, safety planning for victims, criminal sanctions for domestic violence, and legal remedies for victims. Registration deadline is March 24, 2017.

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Basics of Case Management

April 21, 2017 10am-3pm

This workshop is designed to present basic information on case management and to provide participants with hands-on opportunities to practice skills in assessment/interviewing, boundaries, ethics, confidentiality, and documentation.

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STRATEGIES FOR ADDRESSING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

May 19, 2017, 9AM - Noon

This workshop will provide participants with knowledge about the nature and extent of domestic violence. Content will include: the effects of domestic violence on adults and children who witness, lethality and risk assessments, resources and referrals, reporting requirements, legal options for protection, strategies for safety planning, screening for domestic violence, and model protocols for addressing domestic violence. *This workshop meets the legislative mandate (KRS 194A.540) that will satisfy the three (3) hour training course requirement as directed in subsection (3) and outlined in subsection (2) of the mandate. 

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BATTERER INTERVENTION PROVIDER CERTIFICATION

June 14-16, 2017

This three-day course meets the training requirement for certification as a Batterer Intervention Provider pursuant to KRS 403.7505 and 920 KAR 2:020. It will cover characteristics and dynamics of domestic violence, clinical profiling of domestic violence batterers, risk assessment and lethality of domestic violence batterers, intervention of batterers, effective services for victims and child witnesses of domestic violence, safety planning for victims, criminal sanctions for domestic violence, and legal remedies for victims. Registration deadline is June 9, 2017.

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SOAR: SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery

July 28-29, 2017 9am-4pm

This workshop is an in-depth, step-by-step explanation of the SSI/SSDI application and disability determination process and provides strategies for working with homeless persons with serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders – only a fraction of this population receives the benefits to which they are entitled. Participants will receive practical application tools, release-of-information samples, sample reports, letters, assessment forms, and SSA forms with explanations. Registration deadline: July 8th, 2016.

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Strategies for Ensuring Cultural Competency and Language Accessibility

August 18, 2017 10am-4pm

Social Service providers are charged with the ethical responsibility to be culturally competent and language accessible. This workshop will focus on discussing cultural competency, language accessibility and the roles of social service providers in a practical manner, allowing participants to have clear examples illustrating the importance of cultural competent practice, social service provision, interactions and policies. This workshop is hands-on and participant-driven, creating a framework for participants when striving for a culturally competent and language accessible practice.

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Building Economic Advocacy Strategies

September 5-6, 2017 9am-5pm

This training will provide participants with basic information on financial capability and strategies for working with survivors toward economic stability and will review the KCADV programs (such as IDAs and microloans) offered to survivors.

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BATTERER INTERVENTION PROVIDER CERTIFICATION

September 13-15, 2017

This three-day course meets the training requirement for certification as a Batterer Intervention Provider pursuant to KRS 403.7505 and 920 KAR 2:020. It will cover characteristics and dynamics of domestic violence, clinical profiling of domestic violence batterers, risk assessment and lethality of domestic violence batterers, intervention of batterers, effective services for victims and child witnesses of domestic violence, safety planning for victims, criminal sanctions for domestic violence, and legal remedies for victims. Registration deadline is September 8, 2017.

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STRATEGIES FOR ADDRESSING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

October 27, 2017, 9AM-Noon

This workshop will provide participants with knowledge about the nature and extent of domestic violence. Content will include: the effects of domestic violence on adults and children who witness, lethality and risk assessments, resources and referrals, reporting requirements, legal options for protection, strategies for safety planning, screening for domestic violence, and model protocols for addressing domestic violence. *This workshop meets the legislative mandate (KRS 194A.540) that will satisfy the three (3) hour training course requirement as directed in subsection (3) and outlined in subsection (2) of the mandate. 

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Welcome to the (Virtual) Neighborhood

November 10th, 2017

 This workshop will discuss “virtual neighborhoods” in which people exist (social media, the Internet, etc.) and the perceived safety risks to vulnerable persons. Participants will also discuss concepts of “visibility”, “publicity”, and “privacy”. Participants will learn why prescribed responses to risks may be limited and brainstorm ideas for increasing safety in networked publics.

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BATTERER INTERVENTION PROVIDER CERTIFICATION

December 13-15, 2017

This three-day course meets the training requirement for certification as a Batterer Intervention Provider pursuant to KRS 403.7505 and 920 KAR 2:020. It will cover characteristics and dynamics of domestic violence, clinical profiling of domestic violence batterers, risk assessment and lethality of domestic violence batterers, intervention of batterers, effective services for victims and child witnesses of domestic violence, safety planning for victims, criminal sanctions for domestic violence, and legal remedies for victims. Registration deadline is December 8, 2017.

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Introduction to Hate Crimes

March 3, 2017 10 AM - 3 PM

Hate crimes are committed against a person because of his/her race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender or disability. Participants will be provided information about the definition of hate crimes, the types of offenders, and how a community can respond to a hate crime. This workshop will be presented by Hydee R. Hawkins, Assistant US Attorney in KY’s Eastern District and Ron Gilbert with the KY State Police.

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