Course Description – Online Training
This state mandated online certification training is the first step for anyone interested in working directly with victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence and child abuse in Connecticut. Individuals can also take this training for professional development and a certificate of completion will be awarded after successful completion. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. The training fee is $300. The fee will be waived for accepted interns at The Center for Family Justice (CFJ).
This intensive 40+ hour course is led by CFJ’s professional staff as well as experts from our community. Topics covered include the dynamics of domestic violence, sexual violence and child abuse, trauma informed approaches, strength-based safety planning, hope centered advocacy, and community collaboration strategies. Sessions will also focus on state confidentiality requirements, violence prevention, working with diverse communities, community, and national resources as well as strategies for social change. Participants will take part in engaging discussions and interactive group activities.
The September 2021 certification training will start on Tuesday, September 14 and end on Saturday, October 2, 2021 (Eastern Daylight Time). Specific dates/times are below. The next training is scheduled for January 2022.
Training Dates & Times (EDT)
Tuesday, Sept. 14 10:00-3:00pm
Thursday, Sept. 16 10:00-3:00pm
Saturday, Sept. 18 10:00-3:00pm
Tuesday, Sept. 21 10:00-3:00pm
Thursday, Sept. 23 10:00-3:00pm
Saturday, Sept. 25 10:00-3:00pm
Tuesday, Sept. 28 3:00-8:00pm* [NOTE later training time]
Thursday, Sept. 30 10:00-3:00pm
Saturday, Oct. 2 10:00-3:00pm
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)
- Online Certification Training
September 14, 2021 - October 2, 2021
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Venue: Live Webinar