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Click here for important information about our training calendar.

If you have any questions, please contact Brandi Gbemisola, community engagement specialist, at 401-467-9940 or brandi@ricadv.org

PLEASE NOTE: We will not be offering in-person trainings for the remainder of 2020. To protect the safety and wellbeing of advocates and training session attendees, the RICADV will offer trainings remotely via Zoom.com video conferencing, with discussion and support.

The Fall Webinar Series is still being developed. Please check back for upcoming training events and learning opportunities.

In an effort to go paperless, we are phasing out our training calendar postcards this year.


 Summer Webinar Series 2

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Sexual Violence 101 
Thursday, August 27, 2020


Time:
10 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 
Cost: $5
Presenter(s): Angela Marandola programs manager, Katie Brown Educational Program
CEUs will be provided.

Through this interactive training, participants will learn and examine effective, empowering ways to offer advocacy and support to victims of sexual violence and get a better understanding of the traumatic effects of victimization and rape culture on survivors - including sexual violence and assault, rape and sexual harassment.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

Angela Marandola works for the Katie Brown Educational Program as programs manager. KBEP is a local, evidence-based relationship violence prevention program devoted to prevention education, and serves as a resource for school districts, community organizations, and other health and education professionals. Prior to her role at KBEP, Angela worked for various nonprofits that addressed the needs of domestic and sexual violence survivors. Her previous roles include work as a victim advocate, sexual response coordinator for the Rhode Island National Guard, education coordinator, and Health Equity Zone (HEZ) coordinator.


trans flagDomestic Violence 101: Two-Part Series

Part One: Dynamics of Domestic Violence
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Time: 1 p.m.
Cost: $5
Presenter: Elissa May Franklin, SOAR (Sisters Overcoming Abusive Relationships) coordinator and Sara Eckhoff - law enforcement training coordinator, Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

Part Two: Applying Concepts: Interactive Case Study
Thursday, September 3, 2020
Time: 1 p.m.
Cost: $5
Presenter: Elissa May Franklin, SOAR (Sisters Overcoming Abusive Relationships) coordinator and Sara Eckhoff - law enforcement training coordinator, Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence

CEUs will be provided*

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This comprehensive two-part training provides a necessary foundation for advocates and community members aiming to support survivors and help end domestic violence. During the first training session, participants will learn about the dynamics and forms of abuse, including patterns of abusive behaviors, the cycle of violence, power and control tactics and the various barriers survivors face.

"Part two" of this training focuses on key concepts in survivor empowerment, foundational aspects of victim advocacy and state and national resources. During this session, participants will work with an interactive case study to connect and apply concepts learned during "part one" of this training.

Elissa is the SOAR (Sisters Overcoming Abusive Relationships) coordinator at the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV). Prior to joining the team at RICADV, Elissa coordinated volunteers, including a survivor speakers’ bureau, and provided counseling and advocacy to survivors of sexual violence in Massachusetts. She is passionate about empowerment and equity for survivors of violence, and hopes to bring just and positive changes to communities in Rhode Island. Elissa served as an AmeriCorps VISTA in Charlottesville, Virginia, at a youth mentoring agency after graduating from Lesley University in 2013, and earned a master’s degree in macro social work from Boston University.

Sara is the law enforcement training coordinator at the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV). Prior to starting her work at RICADV, Sara worked as advocacy coordinator at Day One, a sexual assault and trauma resource center in Providence, where she provided advocacy services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and hate crimes. Additionally, she has served as a law enforcement advocate, assisting survivors of violence through the criminal justice process at four police departments in southern Rhode Island. Sara holds a bachelor of arts degree in history from the University of Rhode Island and a master’s degree in Holocaust and genocide studies from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

*Must attend both sessions to receive CEU credits


Grant Writing 101compassion fatigue
Thursday, September 24, 2020

Time: 1 p.m.
Cost: $10
Presenter: Jill Pfitzenmayer, Ph.D., Vice President of Capacity Building – Rhode Island Foundation

This introductory session will help new and aspiring grant writers with the process of submitting funding requests. We will aim to take the fear out of the process, explain what potential funders are looking for and offer tips for how to best explain an organization or program to a funder.

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Grant Writing 201
Thursday, October 8, 2020

Time: 1 p.m.
Cost: $10
Presenter: Jill Pfitzenmayer, Ph.D., Vice President of Capacity Building – RI Foundation

During this training, participants will dive deeper into grant writing, and have the opportunity to improve their own writing process by reading successful and unsuccessful grant proposals. If you are willing to share a successful and/or unsuccessful grant proposal for some gentle feedback, please let us know when you register for the session.

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Jill Pfitzenmayer, Ph.D., is vice president of capacity building at the Rhode Island Foundation (RIF). Jill works with nonprofits across the state around governance, fund development, leadership and financial literacy. She regularly reviews grant proposals for the organizational development grant program with the RIF and has written both successful and unsuccessful grant requests herself.


 
Past Training Calendars
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  • Summer/Fall 2018

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  • Winter/Spring 2018

    RICADV Training Calendar Winter Spring 2018

  • Summer/Fall 2017

    RICADV Training Calendar Summer Fall 2017

  • Winter/Spring 2017

    RICADV Training Calendar Winter Spring 2017

     

 

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