Resources Library: Training Modules

How Community Service Boards and Domestic Violence Programs Can Help Each Other

Added Tuesday, November 12, 2013 by Virginia Department of Social Services

This Power Point presentation was developed and presented by Martha Kurgan from the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services at the Virginia Department of Social Services Promising Practices conference on September 16, 2013. 

Indigenizing Love: A Toolkit for Native Youth to Build Inclusion

Added Wednesday, November 18, 2020 by Action Alliance

In response to requests from American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth, Western States Center partnered with the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians, the Center for Native American Youth, and Native Youth Leadership Alliance to develop a resource toolkit for and with young Native leaders.

This toolkit is written to support Native youth, tribal communities, Two-Spirit and Native LGBTQIA+ collectives, community leaders, and partners who intend to better understand and support our Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA+ communities. Native youth have asked for more resources on relationship building, caretaking, and inclusion of the TwoSpirit community. They want to better understand the important and diverse ways that Two-Spirit relatives and community members have sustained practices of making relations in spite of and beyond settler colonial violence.

Indigenizing Love refers to the idea of understanding and reclaiming our Indigenous ways of life (including kinship systems, shared values, and expressions of love), and resisting centuries of imposed settler colonial practices, policies, and thoughts that devalue our rights to share Indigenous knowledge and thrive. To Indigenize Love, we are rebuilding connections, kinship and relationships, and strengthening our abilities to love and care for all of our relatives.

Interactive Training Exercises on Abuse in Later Life

Added Thursday, June 04, 2015 by Action Alliance

This manual provides instructions for 16 exercises focusisng on several key training points for multiple target audiences such as professionals from domestic or sexual violence agencies, elder abuse/adult protective services, aging, health care, justice, and others.  It also provides ideas for exercises that trainers can adapt to meet the needs of many audiences.

Keeping Your Cup Full: Self-Care is Essential to Trauma Informed Advocacy

Added Friday, November 04, 2016 by Action Alliance

Self-care is essential to providing trauma-informed advocacy. This webinar will offer strategies for dealing with daily work related stress, will increase awareness of the issue of vicarious trauma, and will provide ideas in order to gain organizational support to help sustain and support those working with survivors of trauma.

Presenter: Vanessa Timmons is the executive director of the Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence and presented several workshops at the 2016 Warmth of Other Suns Conference held by the Action Alliance in August. She is an accomplished writer, activist, and storyteller dedicated to exploring the healing power of words. She recently completed her guided journal The Way of The Heroine.

To access this webinar and other important materials, please click here.

PREA Part 8: TRAINING ON DEMAND: Webinars, Videos, Modules

Added Friday, March 27, 2015 by Action Alliance

PREA is the first United States federal law dealing with the sexual abuse/assault of people who are incarcerated. The PREA Resource Bank, which offers a collection of essential PREA resources, research, toolkits, templates, and training, is divided into 7 sections.

Part 7, Training on Demand, features a collection of links that will take you to archived webinars, video presentations, curricula, and posters that you can access on demand on your own time.