Course Description – Online Training
This state mandated 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. Out-of-state and international participants can also register for professional development and a certificate of completion will be awarded after meeting all training requirements. All training sessions are virtual. Pre-registration is required. The training fee is $325. 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 certification training will start on Tuesday, September 12 and end on Saturday, September 30, 2023. Specific dates/times are below (Eastern Daylight Time). The next training will be scheduled for January 2024.
Training Dates/Times (EDT)
Tuesday, Sept. 12 10:00-3:30pm
Thursday, Sept. 14 10:00-3:30pm
Saturday, Sept. 16 10:00-3:30pm
Tuesday, Sept. 19 10:00-3:30pm
Thursday, Sept. 21 10:00-3:30pm
Saturday, Sept. 23 10:00-3:30pm
Tuesday, Sept. 26 3:00-8:30pm* [NOTE later training time]
Thursday, Sept. 28 10:00-3:30pm
Saturday, Sept. 30 10:00-3:30pm
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)
- Online Certification Training
September 12, 2023 - September 30, 2023
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Venue: Live Webinar