This training provides Competency-Based Core Curriculum Training for qualified domestic violence center advocates who want to become authorized trainers of the Competency-Based Core Curriculum. In order to attend the training, a domestic violence center advocate must have completed 30 hours of core training for victim/advocate privilege communications under Florida Statute Section 90.5036, have two or more years of direct service experience working in a Florida certified domestic violence center and be employed with one of Florida's 42 certified domestic violence centers. In order to become authorized trainers of the Competency-Based Core Curriculum an additional training of Core Competency Train the Trainer must be attended as well.
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 Assesments, Working with Children and Youth, Answering the Hotline, Inclusive, Primary Prevention, FCADV Standards, Confidentiality, Advocacy, among other
***This three day training is open only to active advocates of Florida certified domestic violence centers that are qualifed to attend***
The training will occur from 8:30am-5:30pm. Lunch will be on your own.
Travel scholarships may be provided to certified centers required to travel for this event.
The Core Competency Institute for Trainers will be held at the Hampton Inn & Suites Fort Myers - Estero/FGCU. You must reserve your own hotel room. FCADV is not responsible for reserving participants hotel rooms. The hotel phone number for reservations is (239) 947-5566. There is no fee for parking at this hotel. Deadline to book sleeping rooms is February 15th; group rate $199.00/night for sleeping nights March 4th for 3 nights.