Data Breaches and Confidentiality

WSCADV is learning about the new federal confidentiality policy requirements on reporting disclosures of survivors’ personally identifying information (PII) when receiving services funded by federal dollars. Grant recipients are now required to report actual or imminent breaches of confidentiality. This is important not only to comply with grant requirements, but to protect the privacy and […]

Lunch Like This: Healthy Love (Prevention Webinar)

In our September Lunch Like This, we are joined by the YWCA of Pierce County sharing their Healthy Love Program and lessons learned from doing prevention in Tacoma schools and we preview Domestic Violence Action Month (DVAM) and get you ready to engage your community!

Domestic Violence Legal Advocacy Common Questions Webinar

This webinar addresses typical questions from legal advocates on their role, family law, protection orders, criminal law, housing legal issues, and more. Co-presenters: Debbie Brockman (ASPEN Victim Advocacy Services), Marisol Melendez (Catherine Place), and Kendra Gritsch & Judy Chen (WSCADV)

Support Groups & Creative Expression Webinar

This webinar focuses on using art, creative expression, and crafts in support groups to engage participants in trauma-informed ways that build connection and support healing. Co-presenters: Alma Goddard (Mother Nation) and Marci Taitt-Lamar (NW Network of Bi, Trans, Lesbian and Gay Survivors of Abuse).  

2019 Legislative Wrap Up Webinar

Our annual summary of bills impacting survivors of abuse during the 2019 Washington State legislative session. View slides here.  

Printable Friends & Family Guide

Do you know someone who is being hurt? Or someone who is causing harm? Are you worried about what might be happening in a loved one’s relationship? You are not alone—we are here to help! This guide is filled with tips and tools to help you support someone who is struggling in their relationship—and to […]

TANF and Child Support Options for Domestic Violence Survivors

This webinar is for home visitors supporting families experiencing domestic violence. If the family is on Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or receiving Medical Assistance, there are some options for waiving required activities, as well as exceptions to cooperating with child support if it is not safe to do so. Learn about the Family […]

The Road to Repair: Restorative Justice in the Aftermath of Serious Violence and Harm

A panel of restorative and community-based practitioners share the models they apply to support those responsible for violence in their accountability, and those who have survived in their healing and resilience. Presenters describe values, tensions, and possibilities of this work in the context of the criminal legal system and its intersections with racial justice work. […]

Training Template: Working with Housing and Homeless Programs

Relationships with Housing/Homeless providers is key to creating more housing options for survivors of domestic violence. Use this sample training to talk with your local housing/homeless providers about how they can support survivors of domestic violence. You can adapt the slides as needed!