Core Competency Institute October 22 - 24 2019

10/22/2019 - 8:30am to 10/24/2019 - 5:30pm
Homewood Suites by Hilton - Gainesville
3333 SW 42nd Street
Gainesville, FL 33608
This training provides twenty four hours of the thirty hours of training required of certified domestic violence center advocates and volunteers in order to qualify for victim-advocate privileged communications under Florida law. Topics to be addressed include: The Herstory of the Battered Women's Movement, Domestic Violence Overview, Empowerment, The Impact of Trauma, Safety Planning and Risk Assessments, Working with Children and Youth, Answering the Hotline, Cultural Humility, Primary Prevention, FCADV Standards, Confidentiality, Advocacy, among others.

***This three day training is open only to active advocates and volunteers of Florida certified domestic violence centers***

The  training will occur from 8:30am-5:30pm.
Lunch will be on your own.
Travel scholarships may be provided to certified domestic violence centers required to travel 50 miles or more for this event.
Must attend the entire event to qualify.
A limited number of travel scholarships will be offered on a first come, first serve basis.
Please request a scholarship while registering online.

Hotel Information:
The Core Competency Institute will be held at the Homewood Suites by Hilton.
You must reserve your own hotel room.
FCADV is not responsible for reserving participants hotel rooms.
The hotel phone number for reservations is (352) 335-3133.
Deadline to book sleeping rooms is October 4th; group rate $106.00/night.
Please mention "Core Competency Institute" when booking.
There is no fee for parking at this hotel.

Book your group rate online reservation here

For any questions or assistance needed please contact: Maritza Ramirez, Advocacy Training and Technical Assistance Specialist at

Click here to register