The Winter/Spring 2018 Training Calendar is here!

To learn more and to register, please use the links below.

Click here for important information about our training calendar.

If you have any questions, please contact Lydia Ezra Guay, Administrative Assistant, at 401-467-9940 or lydia@ricadv.org.

pdfFor a printable PDF of the Winter/Spring 2018 Training Calendar, click here.
 

Domestic Violence 101

Domestic Violence 101

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (lunch provided)
Cost: $30
Location: Warwick Public Library
Presenter: Judith Kinzel

This core training provides a strong foundation for advocates and community members on how to support victims and help end domestic violence. CEUs will be provided.
Core Advocacy Skills

Core Advocacy Skills

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (lunch provided)
Cost: $30
Location: Child and Family, Providence
Presenter: Judith Kinzel

This workshop will explore the concepts of empowerment and trauma-informed services, while building skills in communication and problem solving. Please note: Participants should have a basic knowledge of the dynamics of interpersonal violence.
 
Economic Empowerment Train-the-Trainer

Economic Empowerment Train-the-Trainer

Thursday, April 5, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (lunch provided)
Cost: $30
Location: Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center
Presenters: Carmen Recalde-Russo - RICADV; Kelly Henry - Sojourner House

This train-the-trainer session will provide attendees with an overview of financial literacy and explore The Allstate Foundation's Moving Ahead Through Financial Management curriculum.

Compassion Fatigue and Resilience

Compassion Fatigue and Resilience

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $20
Location: Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center
Presenter: Elda M. Dawber, LICSW

This workshop will explore secondary trauma, as distinct from stress and burnout, and will cover indicators, coping strategies, and self-care ideas to assist professionals, advocates, and others who may often feel overwhelmed in their roles as helpers. CEUs will be provided.

Unpacking Sexism with Black Women's Blueprint

Unpacking Sexism with Black Women's Blueprint

Thursday, May 17, 2018
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $20
Location: Save the Bay, Providence
Presenter: Farah Tanis - Black Women's Blueprint

This workshop will attempt to demystify the dynamics and root causes of institutional sexism to help attendees develop a deeper understanding of sexism, in particular its impacts on marginalized communities.

Farah Tanis is the co-founder and Executive Director of Black Women's Blueprint, a 2012 U.S. Human Rights Institute Fellow, and a Move to End Violence Movement Maker, working at the grassroots to address the spectrum of sexual violence against women and girls in Black/African American communities.

From a Refugee's Perspective: A Cultural Competency Workshop

From a Refugee's Perspective: A Cultural Competency Workshop

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $20
Location: Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center
Presenter: Omar Bah - Refugee Dream Center

This workshop will offer insight into the experiences of refugees in Rhode Island and will feature a strong advocacy component, as local organizers discuss community building strategies that support refugee advocacy.

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