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Fundamentals of Advocacy: Serving Youth & Tech Safety Module

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
9:00 am4:30 pm
300 Holiday Frontage Rd, North Platte, NE

Fundamentals of Advocacy: Serving Youth & Tech Safety Module

You may register for this training ONLY if you provide direct advocacy to Survivors of Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence, or Human Trafficking.

Fundamentals of Advocacy is a training hosted by the Nebraska Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence which provides an overview of domestic violence, sexual violence, stalking and related issues. There are 5 training Modules which make up the full Fundamentals of Advocacy Training series. Each Module will be 1 day in length and may require PRE-WORK which will need to be completed prior to the face to face training day.

Fundamentals of Advocacy is offered for FREE to staff and volunteers who provide direct services to Survivors from member local domestic and sexual violence programs in Nebraska and staff from tribal domestic violence/sexual assault programs.

If you are an advocate who provides direct services to Survivors and are not a member of the local program membership there will be a $45 REGISTRATION FEE. Please be prepared to pay your registration fee through the website registration process. (Refunds for canceled registrations will only be able to be made until 2 weeks prior to the event. Anything past 2 weeks prior to the training will not be refunded.)

For All registrants all other costs associated with the training are the responsibility of the participant (i.e. mileage, hotel, meals, parking, etc.)


This training module is part of the Coalitions Fundamentals of Advocacy Training Institute and counts toward the 40 hours of fundamental training required of all direct-service staff employed within Nebraska’s network of SV/DV victim service programs. It is open to staff and volunteers from network programs and tribal sv/dv programs.

The first half of this module will focus on working with children/youth and families who have been impacted by domestic violence. We will explore an advocates’ role in working with children and youth as secondary victims; discuss how trauma presents in children and youth; and explore ways to support and empower parents and strengthen parent-child relationships.

The second half of this module will focus on technology-facilitated abuse and tech safety. We will discuss ways in which individuals may use technology to harass, stalk, or intimidate and identify strategies survivors can use to increase their safety. We will also discuss ways advocates can effectively support survivors who are experiencing technology-facilitated abuse and best practices for using technology to improve services.

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