Event Details

Course Description

This state mandated 40 hour 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 registration is required.

This intensive six day course is led by The Center’s professional staff as well as experts from our community. Topics covered include the dynamics of domestic violence and sexual violence, child abuse, trauma informed approaches, criminal justice response including state and federal legislation as well as prevention and social change strategies. Sessions will also focus on confidentiality, client-defined advocacy, safety planning, crisis intervention and counseling skills, cultural diversity, intersectionality of oppression and working with diverse communities. Participants will take part in engaging discussions, role plays and group exercises.

Week One  

Tuesday, Sept. 4 2:00pm-9:00pm

Thursday, Sept. 6 1 9:00am-5:00pm

Saturday, Sept. 8 9:00am-5:00pm

Week Two 

Tuesday, Sept. 11 2:00pm-9:00pm

Thursday, Sept. 13 9:00am-5:00pm

Saturday, Sept. 15 9:00am-5:00pm

Ticket Options

Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • SOLD OUT! Certification Training
    September 4, 2018 - September 16, 2018
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Location

Venue:  

Address:
753 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 06604, United States

8 responses to “SOLD OUT! Domestic & Sexual Violence Certification Training”

  1. Megan says:

    I am interested in doing this training but I was wondering if there are trainings that are just on the weekends?

  2. MELANIE Sanchez-Barbosa says:

    I will like to begin my career in this field, can anyone take this course?

    • Amanda Posila says:

      Hello! Yes, this course is open to anyone seeking volunteer or employment opportunities in Connecticut with a domestic violence and/or sexual violence organization. You can email me directly at aposila@centerforfamilyjustice.org if you have any more questions.

      Thank you!
      Amanda

  3. T. Weathers says:

    I have registered for the Sept. Certificate Training. I do not have PayPal or Checks for my bank acct. Can I send a cashier’s check or money order? If so, where do I send it?

    • Amanda Posila says:

      Yes! You can send a cashier’s check or money order to The Center for Family Justice at 753 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport CT 06604. In the memo (or somewhere on the order), you can write in “Certification Training.” Let me know if you have any more questions! You can email me directly at aposila@centerforfamilyjustice.org.

      Amanda

  4. Erika Zavala says:

    For the certification program if we do not have a PayPal card what other way can we pay for the course ?

    • Amanda Posila says:

      Hello! You can send a cashier’s check or money order to The Center for Family Justice at 753 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport CT 06604. In the memo (or somewhere on the order), you can write in “Certification Training.” Let me know if you have any more questions! You can email me directly at aposila@centerforfamilyjustice.org.

      Thank you!
      Amanda

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