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Five Day Advocate Training


Statewide Comprehensive Domestic Violence Training

for Advocates and Professionals

This training is for domestic violence and sexual assault program staff, social workers,* counselors, health care staff, legal and crime victim advocates, and other allied professionals. Topics include:

Dynamics and Framework:

  • Domestic Violence Framework
  • Empowerment Advocacy
  • Trauma Education
  • Vicarious Trauma and Burnout
  • Victim-Centered Safety Planning

Culture and Underserved:

  • Immigrant Survivors
  • Culturally-Specific and Faith-Based Communities
  • Gender Identity and Sexual Orientations
  • Older Adults
  • Disabilities

Special Topics:

  • Primary Prevention
  • Children and Teens
  • Legal Aspects of DV
  • Stalking
  • Human Trafficking

*Social work CEUs are available at no cost to MNADV members and $100 for non-members.


2015 Trainings 

All 2015 trainings have been completed.


2016 Trainings

if you would like to be added to the waitlist for the 2016 Trainings, please email aguthrie@mnadv.org.