Scheduled Trainings

2014 PCADV Conference

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Register now forViolence Against Women Act: Building Safer Communities Through Equality & Justice

Dates: October 9 & 10, 2014
Location: Hilton Harrisburg in downtown Harrisburg, PA
Audience: Not restricted

Choose from Conference Tracks:
1. Housing for Domestic Violence Survivors
2. Preventing Teen Dating Violence
3. Civil Custody Institute for Attorneys

Visit the conference website today to learn more and to register.

Registration Deadline: September 10, 2014

Contact Tracy Griffith, at with questions.

Free Training for Attorneys

DomesticSexualViolence_horz_blue Free Training for Attorneys

The Fundamentals of Domestic Violence for Lawyers and Custody Litigation Training: Representing Victims of Domestic Violence in Domestic Violence Custody Cases

A track just for attorneys at the PCADV 2014 conference, Violence Against Women Act: Building Safer Communities Through Equality & Justice

October 8 - 10, 2014
The civil attorney domestic violence and custody track will begin on Oct 8, 2014, and continue throughout the duration of the conference. Participants are required to attend all three days.

Register for this free 3-day training.

View the conference website for more information and meal package options.

Allstate Career Empowerment Curriculum Training Opportunity

Please join PCADV for a free, one-day training on the Allstate Career Empowerment Curriculum. This training will equip advocates with the tools and skills to assist survivors overcome in overcoming financial obstacles through sustainable employment.

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Advocates working in the PCADV network of domestic violence programs in Pennsylvania

Arlene Marshall-Hockensmith, Economic Justice Project Manager
Jan Davis, PCADV
PCADV Economic Justice Pilot Site Representatives

Date: August 28, 2014
Time: 9am-4pm
Location: PCADV, Harrisburg, PA

Hotel Accommodations: PCADV will cover 1 overnight room per domestic violence program. Additional overnights are the responsibility of the program. Directions to the Comfort Inn: Inn directions
Meals: Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Breakfast will be served from 9am-10am. PCADV will not reimburse for meals purchased outside of this training.
Mileage: Programs will not be reimbursed for mileage.

Registration Deadline is August 20, 2014. Attendees are responsible for any fees related to last minute cancellations for hotel rooms and the cost of meals.

Registration is closed for this training.

Please remember to print your registration confirmation for your records.

For additional information, contact Arlene Marshall-Hockensmith at

Trainings offered by other allies

Comprehensive Intimate Partner Violence Training

Offered by House of Ruth

Date: September 9 - 11, 2014

Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm each day

Location: Baltimore, MD

Registration fee: $300

Topics to be Covered Include:
History of the IPV movement, statistics and prevalence, sexual abuse, effects of trauma on the family, working with perpetrators, using technology to abuse, the effects of IPV on children, and much more.

Click here to download the registration form and for more information .

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.

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