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Colorado Advocacy in Action » Training and Education to End Domestic and Sexual Violence » Category » June 16 8:30am-9:45am

Creating Change: Marketing Your Message

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  • February 27, 2015 at 11:19 am

While it is tempting to use a one-size-fits-all approach, sexual and domestic violence require developing approaches and using strategies that will create changes based on the actual situation and circumstance in the community. In this participatory workshop, we will explore strategies to create change in your community.  Participants will use examples from their own community by […]

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Victim Advocacy on College Campuses: Why it’s Different

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  • February 14, 2015 at 6:27 pm

College campuses encounter a unique legal and policy environment that impacts how victim advocates can function, and how victim advocates can interact with other professionals on campus. We will discuss the campus-specific laws and policies, mandatory reporting on campuses, and the importance of confidential advocacy. This presentation will provide context for campus professionals, and will […]

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Healing Trauma

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  • February 14, 2015 at 6:17 pm

I will share the trauma-informed curriculum for supporting women who have experienced abuse. Perhaps you attended Dr. Stephanie Covington’s trainings at last year’ conference but haven’t quite gotten around to implementing her Healing Trauma curriculum, or maybe Healing Trauma is new to you and you want to know more about it. Hear from a fellow […]

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The 10 Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards

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  • February 14, 2015 at 9:10 am

As the governing body of a nonprofit, the board of directors fulfills a variety of roles and responsibilities. But, how many members of your board can actually describe their governance responsibilities? To function effectively, the board should have a clear understanding not only of their governance roles and responsibilities but also how to practically and […]

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Refugees: Effective Advocacy in Diverse Communities

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  • February 14, 2015 at 7:35 am

Refugees come to the US fleeing the threat of persecution from their home country.   Very often these same community members are lost in their new home due to language barriers, cognitive functioning due to post traumatic stress, racism, literacy, education, and different cultural norms. Incidents of extreme violence including torture, multiple incidents of sexual assault, […]

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