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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Webinar Series: Interpersonal Protective Orders--Managing IPOs in the School/University Setting

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
In January, 2016, a new type of civil protective order became available to victims of dating violence and abuse, sexual assault and stalking. With the high rates of interpersonal violence occurring amongst teenagers and college age students, school and campus administrators should be knowledgeable about these IPOs - Interpersonal Protective Orders. This webinar will explain the protective order options that victims of domestic and dating violence and abuse, sexual assault, and stalking now have in Kentucky, and the role schools and universities have in helping to keep students safe. This training has been funded by a grant from the Kentucky Bar Foundation. Presented by: M. Savage, KCADV Legal Counsel.

HB 309 Mandatory Reporting/Referral Requirements For Professionals: Domestic/Dating Violence, Child Abuse, and Vulnerable Adult Abuse

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
This two- hour webinar will increase the knowledge, skills and awareness of professionals about changes in the domestic violence mandatory reporting statute. This session will also cover mandatory reporting statutes for child abuse and vulnerable adult abuse. HB 309 amends KRS 209A and requires professionals – including law enforcement, licensed mental health professionals, and health care workers – to provide a suspected victim of domestic violence and abuse or dating violence and abuse with educational materials related to domestic violence and abuse or dating violence and abuse. The law goes into effect across Kentucky on June 29, 2017.

HB 309 Mandatory Reporting/Referral Requirements For Professionals: Domestic/Dating Violence, Child Abuse, and Vulnerable Adult Abuse

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
This two- hour webinar will increase the knowledge, skills and awareness of professionals about changes in the domestic violence mandatory reporting statute. This session will also cover mandatory reporting statutes for child abuse and vulnerable adult abuse. HB 309 amends KRS 209A and requires professionals – including law enforcement, licensed mental health professionals, and health care workers – to provide a suspected victim of domestic violence and abuse or dating violence and abuse with educational materials related to domestic violence and abuse or dating violence and abuse. The law goes into effect across Kentucky on June 29, 2017.

HB 309 Mandatory Reporting/Referral Requirements For Professionals: Domestic/Dating Violence, Child Abuse, and Vulnerable Adult Abuse

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
This two- hour webinar will increase the knowledge, skills and awareness of professionals about changes in the domestic violence mandatory reporting statute. This session will also cover mandatory reporting statutes for child abuse and vulnerable adult abuse. HB 309 amends KRS 209A and requires professionals – including law enforcement, licensed mental health professionals, and health care workers – to provide a suspected victim of domestic violence and abuse or dating violence and abuse with educational materials related to domestic violence and abuse or dating violence and abuse. The law goes into effect across Kentucky on June 29, 2017.

HB 309 Mandatory Reporting/Referral Requirements For Professionals: Domestic/Dating Violence, Child Abuse, and Vulnerable Adult Abuse

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
This two- hour webinar will increase the knowledge, skills and awareness of professionals about changes in the domestic violence mandatory reporting statute. This session will also cover mandatory reporting statutes for child abuse and vulnerable adult abuse. HB 309 amends KRS 209A and requires professionals – including law enforcement, licensed mental health professionals, and health care workers – to provide a suspected victim of domestic violence and abuse or dating violence and abuse with educational materials related to domestic violence and abuse or dating violence and abuse. The law goes into effect across Kentucky on June 29, 2017.

HB 309 Mandatory Reporting/Referral Requirements For Professionals: Domestic/Dating Violence, Child Abuse, and Vulnerable Adult Abuse

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
This two- hour webinar will increase the knowledge, skills and awareness of professionals about changes in the domestic violence mandatory reporting statute. This session will also cover mandatory reporting statutes for child abuse and vulnerable adult abuse. HB 309 amends KRS 209A and requires professionals – including law enforcement, licensed mental health professionals, and health care workers – to provide a suspected victim of domestic violence and abuse or dating violence and abuse with educational materials related to domestic violence and abuse or dating violence and abuse. The law goes into effect across Kentucky on June 29, 2017.

HB 309 Mandatory Reporting/Referral Requirements For Professionals: Domestic/Dating Violence, Child Abuse, and Vulnerable Adult Abuse

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
This two- hour webinar will increase the knowledge, skills and awareness of professionals about changes in the domestic violence mandatory reporting statute. This session will also cover mandatory reporting statutes for child abuse and vulnerable adult abuse. HB 309 amends KRS 209A and requires professionals – including law enforcement, licensed mental health professionals, and health care workers – to provide a suspected victim of domestic violence and abuse or dating violence and abuse with educational materials related to domestic violence and abuse or dating violence and abuse. The law goes into effect across Kentucky on June 29, 2017.

SOAR: SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 9:00am to Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
This workshop will focus on preparing case managers to assist individuals who are experiencing or are at risk of homelessness and have a mental illness, medical impairment, and/or a co-occurring substance use disorder to apply for the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) disability programs: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). The techniques taught in this course can improve the quality and completeness of any application for SSI/SSDI. Individuals who complete the course are encouraged to use what they learn to improve SSI/SSDI applications for themselves or others. Registration deadline: July 21st, 2017.

Strategies for Ensuring Cultural Competency and Language Accessibility

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
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. Registration deadline is August 11, 2017.

Building Economic Advocacy Strategies

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 9:00am to Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 5:00pm
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. Registration deadline is September 1, 2017.

Batterer Intervention Provider Certification Training

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, September 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
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.

STRATEGIES FOR ADDRESSING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
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 October 20, 2017.

Welcome to the (Virtual) Neighborhood

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
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. Registration deadline is November 3, 2017.

Batterer Intervention Provider Certification Training

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, December 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
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.