WEBINAR: What About Me? Animal Abuse, DV & Sheltering Pets On-SiteIs your shelter pet-friendly? Are you able to talk with veterinarians and law enforcement about animal abuse as an indicator and predictor of domestic violence? Join us was we explore the connections between animal abuse, domestic violence, and safety. Join our panel to learn more about sheltering pets and livestock and hear from your peers about their experiences.
for domestic violence program advocates
Internationally acclaimed lecturer, author and educator Phil Arkow is coordinator of the National Link Coalition – the National Resource Center on The Link between Animal Abuse and Human Violence. He teaches college-level courses on Animal Abuse and Human Violence. He trains internationally and has presented over 200 times in 15 countries and 38 states. More info about the Phil Arkow
Two Pennsylvania domestic violence advocates will talk about their experiences sheltering pets at programs.
- Lindsay Taiani, Director of Supportive Services, Alle-Kiski Hope Center of Allegheny Co.
- Lizette Olsen, Executive Director, AWARE of Mercer Co.
Event: What About Me? Animal Abuse, DV & Sheltering Pets On-Site
When: Thursday, August 11, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
To know more about the event, please visit our website
Training Offered by Other Allies
Alert! Computer use can be monitored.
Review these safety tips to learn more. Click the red quick escape button above to immediately leave this site if your abuser may see you reading it.
Mark Your Calendars!
Celebrating the Past & Shaping the Future: PCADV's 40th Anniversary
PCADV is celebrating our 40th anniversary. We'll mark this incredible milestone during our bi-annual conference. Join us for 2 & 1/2 days of learning, networking, laughter, and mental muscle stretching!
When: Nov. 2-4, 2016
Where: Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square
Registration opens in summer 2016. Check back here for more details.
You can come to us
Located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Easy access to major highways
- new state-of-the-art training room with computer-controlled projection, audio and lighting
- training room accommodates up to 45 participants at tables
- ADA compliant
- separate catering area
- free onsite parking
We can go to you
Training at your office or at a site near you can be arranged. Please contact us about options.
We can customize our standard training packages or create a specialized training package for your needs.
Information and education about domestic violence are key to our mission.
We work to stop personal violence and change society to prevent violence against women.
Every day, coalition staff provides training and technical assistance on topics related to domestic violence. We tailor topics to the needs of the audiences - professional associations, Bar associations, STOP teams, law enforcement groups, judicial and medical conferences, private workplaces.
PCADV also works with our Coalition members - 60 local community-based programs - to maintain a trained and skilled network of domestic violence advocates and attorneys across Pennsylvania.