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Women's Advocate - Basic

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Duration: 
5 Days
Prerequisite:

Women’s Advocate selected/elected after Advocate program has been bargained into the collective agreement

This 40-hour course is for Advocates who have been selected or elected under a bargained Women’s Advocate program. It is not open to the general membership. Training includes signs and symptoms of domestic violence and the Advocate’s role. Participants will develop awareness and skills in defining abuse, risk assessment, safety planning, effective communication, and suicide prevention. There are several role-playing scenarios as well as a visit to a women’s shelter.

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