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We Choose All of Us: WSCADV Annual Conference 2018

Lynnwood Convention Center 3711 196th St SW,, Lynnwood

We are working to create a world where everyone can live and love freely without fear. Inspired by the We Choose All of Us campaign by the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence, this year’s conference will explore what it means to choose love, choose democracy, and to choose community. Join us to get inspired…

Advocacy for Rookies – August 15 & 16, 2018

Woman's Club of Spokane 1428 W 9th Ave., Spokane

Are you a brand new advocate? These trainings are for you! Advocacy for Rookies is a fast-paced two-day course for brand-new advocates, with facilitators Jake Fawcett and June Loveall. The Rookies experience includes on-line courses and a follow-up webinar. It's a whole package! Whether you volunteer or are paid, you work in a shelter or…

Increasing Options to Address Harm & Survivor Healing – July 13 – Spokane

Woman's Club of Spokane 1428 W 9th Ave., Spokane

For almost two decades, WSCADV’s Washington State Domestic Violence Fatality Review has identified the need for greater community-based responses to meaningfully address both survivor needs and change abusive behavior. A recent National Domestic Violence Hotline survey found that the majority of survivors who sought help would not turn to police, or when they did, their situation became worse. The need for more…

Increasing Options to Address Harm & Survivor Healing – July 11 – Seattle

Bethaday Community Learning Space 605 SW 108th St, Seattle

For almost two decades, WSCADV’s Washington State Domestic Violence Fatality Review has identified the need for greater community-based responses to meaningfully address both survivor needs and change abusive behavior. A recent National Domestic Violence Hotline survey found that the majority of survivors who sought help would not turn to police, or when they did, their situation became worse. The need for more…

Just Futures: Celebrate and Recommit

Yakima Area Arboretum 1401 Arboretum Dr., Yakima

Please join with leaders from around the state to learn about, celebrate, recalibrate, and recommit to the new vision and goals we all helped create last year. Skills building, camaraderie, and joy at being together once again. Learn more and register here

New Directors Orientation Part II

Olympia WSCADV Office 711 Capitol Way S., Olympia

This will be an opportunity to dig a little deeper into topics relevant to leading and managing your organization. Topics could include, depending on the will of the group: Supervising in Crisis Programs; Managing Conflict (without losing your mind); and $$$ and Funding Streams. Come with your burning issues. Register Here

Enhanced Safety Planning for Immigrant Survivors

Dumas Bay Centre 3200 SW Dash Point Rd, Federal Way

Join us for this in-person training to learn how recent developments might affect immigrant survivors of domestic and sexual assault and discuss practical ways to enhance your agency's policies, practices and advocacy. By the end of this training, participants will be able to: Implement enhanced survivor and family safety planning for immigrant survivors Identify key…

Advocacy for Rookies – Ellensburg

Hal Holmes Center 209 N Ruby St, Ellensburg

What is an advocate?  And how do you actually do this work? We are excited to present this fast-paced two-day course for brand-new advocates, with facilitators Mette Earlywine and Tyra Lindquist. Learn More and Register

Yakima Transformative Connections – A Training for DV Advocates

Yakima Area Arboretum 1401 Arboretum Dr., Yakima

What does Love, Sex, Family and Community have to do with domestic violence advocacy? Everything! At this training, you’ll learn how the Reproductive Justice movement’s framework for liberation and racial equity can be applied to your day-to-day efforts to help people have whole and fulfilling lives.   Learn More and Register

Seattle Transformative Connections – A Training for DV Advocates

South Seattle College - Georgetown Campus 6737 Corson Ave. S., Seattle

What does Love, Sex, Family and Community have to do with domestic violence advocacy? Everything! At this training, you'll learn how the Reproductive Justice movement's framework for liberation and racial equity can be applied to your day-to-day efforts to help people have whole and fulfilling lives.   Learn More and Register

The Management Rollercoaster: How to survive the ride of your life

Hotel RL 303 West North River Drive, Spokane

Join us as we talk about how to survive the ride of our lives - AKA supervision and management. As we know there are many factors that have an impact on the way we provide supervision and management. So, let's peel back a few layers and discuss how we can manage through challenging times like…

#YoTambién: Sexual Harassment at Work for Immigrants – Regional Advocacy Meeting for Legal Advocates

Yakima Area Arboretum 1401 Arboretum Dr., Yakima

What do economic justice, immigrant justice, and violence have to do with one another? We know that survivors who are immigrants and people of color are particularly vulnerable to economic instability, poverty, and a lack of viable legal remedies. Join us for a conversation where we’ll explore: what economic supports for immigrant survivors look like,…

Advocacy and Activism – Seattle

New Beginnings 8760 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle

Join Kata Issari, executive director of Praxis International, for an exploration of the interlocking, and essential, worlds of direct services and social change.  Kata will apply concepts and tools from Praxis’ Advocacy Learning Center as we strive to achieve the right balance between intervention and prevention, impacts and root causes, individual and community.  We will…

People of Color and Native People Gathering

New Beginnings 8760 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle

Please gather with us in an open conversation on embracing our experience, expertise, and passion as folks of color and native people in the domestic violence movement. We'll talk about balancing job versus long-term career in the domestic violence community and how we view professional growth, advancement and longevity. Wondering who should register? Anyone who…

Domestic Violence Advocacy Day!

Hotel RL by Red Lion - Olympia 2300 Evergreen Park Dr SW, Olympia

Calling all advocates who care about domestic violence! Register now for our annual Domestic Violence Advocacy Day in Olympia on January 29, 2018. Join us for this day of advocacy and action! Learn about budget and policy issues that impact survivors of domestic violence, share breakfast with advocates in your legislative district, and visit the legislators who…

Leadership in Motion: Management Institute

Calling all directors – new and not-so-new, young and not-so-young – to come together for 3 days of big thinking, great conversation, and maybe even a little bit of concrete planning.  The operative themes for this gathering are “aging and activism” and “managing the multigenerational workplace.” What does one have to do with the other?…

Advocacy for Rookies – Lacey

Lacey Community Center 6729 Pacific Avenue SE, Lacey

What is an advocate?  And how do you actually do this work? We are excited to present this fast-paced two-day course for brand-new advocates, with facilitators Mette Earlywine and Tyra Lindquist.   Learn More and Register 

Prevention Intensive – Spokane

Woman's Club of Spokane 1428 W 9th Ave., Spokane

Join us for two days of intensive prevention! We’ll cover foundational prevention theory with a healthy dose of practicality. Our facilitators hail from the big state of Texas where everything – including their enthusiasm and expertise - is bigger! Join Maria and Tyreena from TCFV and Ilene from WSCADV as we get to the heart…

New Screenings & Intake Forms For Your Program

Hampton Inn & Suites 18850 28th Avenue South, Seatac

Survivors have taken the first vulnerable step to call your program. How we receive this call and what we do with this information makes a difference in the survivor's experience and overall outcome. WSCADV has developed a Screening & Intake model form aimed to help you complete a better screening. Let's uncover how to make…