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Advocacy for Rookies: Fall 2021 (Session 4 of 4)

Advocacy for Rookies is an in-depth, interactive training for domestic violence advocates, with facilitators Heather Wehr and Jake Fawcett. The training will take place over four sessions, plus a follow up. Session 1: Tuesday, 10/5/21, 9am-12pm Session 2: Thursday, 10/7/21, 9am-12pm Session 3: Tuesday, 10/12/21, 9am-12pm Session 4: Thursday, 10/14/21, 9am-12pm Follow Up Session: Thursday, 11/16/21, 10am-12pm Whether you volunteer…

WCSAP & WSCADV Bite-Sized Prevention Series: Second Course

Join WCSAP and WSCADV for lunch bunch get-togethers. Our new lunch-time webinar series, Bite-sized Prevention, will have four courses throughout the year. For each course (webinar), you can expect some tasty prevention treats focused on root causes, shifting culture, building skills, and promoting thriving communities – what it takes to prevent domestic and sexual violence…

Advocacy for Rookies: Fall 2021 (Session 3 of 4)

Advocacy for Rookies is an in-depth, interactive training for domestic violence advocates, with facilitators Heather Wehr and Jake Fawcett. The training will take place over four sessions, plus a follow up. Session 1: Tuesday, 10/5/21, 9am-12pm Session 2: Thursday, 10/7/21, 9am-12pm Session 3: Tuesday, 10/12/21, 9am-12pm Session 4: Thursday, 10/14/21, 9am-12pm Follow Up Session: Thursday, 11/16/21, 10am-12pm Whether you volunteer…

Advocacy for Rookies: Fall 2021 (Session 2 of 4)

Advocacy for Rookies is an in-depth, interactive training for domestic violence advocates, with facilitators Heather Wehr and Jake Fawcett. The training will take place over four sessions, plus a follow up. Session 1: Tuesday, 10/5/21, 9am-12pm Session 2: Thursday, 10/7/21, 9am-12pm Session 3: Tuesday, 10/12/21, 9am-12pm Session 4: Thursday, 10/14/21, 9am-12pm Follow Up Session: Thursday, 11/16/21, 10am-12pm Whether you volunteer…

Advocacy for Rookies: Fall 2021 (Session 1 of 4)

Advocacy for Rookies is an in-depth, interactive training for domestic violence advocates, with facilitators Heather Wehr and Jake Fawcett. The training will take place over four sessions, plus a follow up. Session 1: Tuesday, 10/5/21, 9am-12pm Session 2: Thursday, 10/7/21, 9am-12pm Session 3: Tuesday, 10/12/21, 9am-12pm Session 4: Thursday, 10/14/21, 9am-12pm Follow Up Session: Thursday, 11/16/21, 10am-12pm Whether you volunteer…

Legal Advocate Quarterly Connection Call

Join legal advocates from across the state for our quarterly connection call to connect, discuss emerging issues for survivors and share resources! Note: The last date to request language interpretation for this webinar is September 15, 2021. We are not able to guarantee interpreters for any registrants that come in after that date. This meeting…

MoneyTalk: WorkFirst

Join us for MoneyTalks! A webinar series to promote economic justice. MoneyTalks will take on topics that will help you understand how economics affect survivors of domestic violence and provide a place to convene with other advocates to exchange good ideas. If you’ve got something to say about money and domestic violence, this is the…

WCSAP & WSCADV Bite-Sized Prevention Series: First Course

Join WCSAP and WSCADV for lunch bunch get-togethers. Our new lunch-time webinar series, Bite-sized Prevention, will have four courses throughout the year. For each course (webinar), you can expect some tasty prevention treats focused on root causes, shifting culture, building skills, and promoting thriving communities – what it takes to prevent domestic and sexual violence…

Abusive Litigation with NJP

Join us for a training to learn more about RCW 26.51, Washington's new law combating abusive litigation, that went into effect January 2021! This workshop will cover: • How this law can be utilized to protect survivors of domestic violence from further harassment and abuse through the legal system• Learn helpful background information and legislative…

Team Up Washington’s Train the Trainers: Athletes as Leaders

As we gear up for high school sports again, please join us to learn how to bring violence prevention leadership programs to your team and community. These free, virtual train-the-trainers are for high school coaches and mentors who want to empower student athletes to prevent sexual assault and dating violence. Participants can receive clock hours…

Team Up Washington’s Train the Trainer: Coaching Boys into Men

As we gear up for high school sports again, please join us to learn how to bring violence prevention leadership programs to your team and community. These free, virtual train-the-trainers are for high school coaches and mentors who want to empower student athletes to prevent sexual assault and dating violence. Participants can receive clock hours…

BIPOC Gathering – Acknowledging Your Pain and Claiming Your Healing

This past year has brought so many unanswered questions and has left us with uncertainty of what the future has in store. We are inviting you to join us in conversation about acknowledging your pain and claiming your healing.Together, let’s uncover what we have been sitting with over the past year. Are you ready? *This…

Defending Criminalized Immigrant Survivors

This workshop will feature amazing Survived and Punished organizers of the #FreeLiyah Campaign, Liyah Birru and Neda Said. This workshop will cover:• domestic violence 101• how immigrant and refugee survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault are punished by the criminal legal and deportation systems for surviving violence• how you can take action to #FreeSurvivors…

Creative & Confident: Taking on Difficult Advocacy Conversations with Connie Burk

In this workshop, we will apply left brain approaches to right brain problems and harness our creative power to tackle hard advocacy questions. Using examples drawn from three decades of advocacy work, we will explore the issues that can confound advocacy and share practical tools and strategies for successful, compassionate, and effective advocacy conversations about…

Suicide Prevention for DV Advocates

This training is designed specifically for domestic violence advocates in helping think through suicide and homicide risks and interventions. Co-taught by Margaret Hobart, PhD, Andrew White, PhD, and Linda Dimeff, PhD, this pragmatic, hands-on training will focus on the following topics: Assessing increased risk of homicide when batterer has history of suicidal behavior, how to…

2021 Legislative Session Wrap Up

WSCADV staff and member programs have embraced the challenges of this unique legislative session during the COVID-19 pandemic, a racial reckoning, and economic upheaval. The 2021 Washington State legislative session ends on April 25. We invite you to join us for our wrap up webinar on Tuesday, May 18 from 10-11:30am. Our policy team will…

Burning Legal Advocacy Questions

Join us for an upcoming legal advocacy webinar with attorneys from Northwest Justice Project! Advocates across the state have been asking for additional civil law training, so we are bringing together attorneys from NJP to go over topics including dissolution, parenting plans, abusive litigation, protection and restraining orders and more. We will also address you…

Parenting Plans and Dissolution

Join us for an upcoming legal advocacy webinar with attorneys from Northwest Justice Project! Advocates across the state have been asking for additional civil law training, so we are bringing together attorneys from NJP to go over topics including dissolution, parenting plans, abusive litigation, protection and restraining orders and more. We will also address you…

MoneyTalks

Join us for a discussion about work, how abuse affects survivors’ ability to work, and the protections that are available in Washington State. We will discuss ways to safety plan with individual survivors about work as well as tips for partnering with employers in your community to create better workplaces for all! Note: The last…

Supporting Immigrant Survivors of Violence

Join us for a training on best practices for supporting immigrant survivors of violence! Experienced advocates Celia Guardado and Lorena Ault have worked with immigrant survivors for many years and will share their wisdom about how to center your advocacy practice on what immigrant survivors need most, building innovative collaborations, and much more. We will…