Online Education and Webinars

Register TODAY for August Webinars

Explore our four FREE offerings for August 2020 including reproductive coercion, domestic violence 101, supporting children through trauma, and crisis navigation. Takes seconds to register! Share this webpage with your colleagues!

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Upcoming Webinars: August Series

Assessing for & Responding to Reproductive Coercion

Date of webinar: Thursday, August 6th, 2020 from 1pm-2:30pm central US time

Topics that will be discussed:

  • The definition & tactics of reproductive coercion
  • Resources for assessment & response
  • Responding to Disclosures & Warm Referrals

Presenters: Brenisen Wheeler, Women’s Advocates & Meggie Royer, Violence Free Minnesota, Youth and Prevention Program Manager

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Domestic Violence 101

Date of webinar: Wednesday, August 12th, 2020 from 10am-11:30am central US time

Topics that will be discussed:

  • The basics of domestic violence including the definition, common dynamics
  • Who experiences it & how it is experienced: Warning signs & different forms
  • How to support someone experiencing domestic violence

Presenters: Brenisen Wheeler, Women’s Advocates

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Supporting Children Through Trauma

Date of webinar: Wednesday, August 19th, 2020 from 1pm-2:30pm central US time

Topics that will be discussed:

  • How children experience trauma (specifically abuse) & how to support them
  • How to include children in advocacy
  • Specific therapeutic considerations & tools to center children in their healing journey

Presenters: Brenisen Wheeler, Women’s Advocates & Mary Willis, Domestic Abuse Project Early Childhood Therapist

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Navigating when a Survivor is in Crisis

Date of webinar: Tuesday, August 25th, 2020 from 10am-11:30am central US time

Topics that will be discussed:

  • Trauma-informed crisis navigation
  • What crisis resource advocates do (what to expect when a survivor calls a crisis line)
  • Safety planning over the phone, and more!

Presenters: Brenisen Wheeler, Women’s Advocates & Mary Beth Becker, Women’s Advocates Crisis Resource Advocate

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Previous Webinar Recordings

Interconnection of Domestic Violence and Homelessness

Link to a PDF of the PowerPoint slides, click here.

Impact of Domestic Violence on Mental Health

Link to a PDF of the PowerPoint slides, click here.

Intimate Partner Violence 101: When Your 'Everything' Causes Harm

Link to a PDF of the PowerPoint slides, click here.

UNDERSTANDING AND ADDRESSING WOMEN’S USE OF FORCE IN INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS: A RETROSPECTIVE

Too Often Forgotten: Impact of Domestic Violence on Children

Link to a PDF of the PowerPoint Slides, click here.

Women's Advocates 101: First Domestic Violence Shelter in the United States

Link to a PDF of the PowerPoint Slides, click here.

Digital Violence 101: Detrimental Impacts at One's Fingertips

Link to PDF of PowerPoint slides here.

Family Violence 101: Home Isn't Always Safe


Link to PDF of PowerPoint slides here.

Domestic Violence is a Pattern: Break the Cycle

Link to PDF of PowerPoint slides here.

What About Youth? Engaging Youth in Violence Prevention

Link to PDF of PowerPoint slides here.

The Brain on Trauma: Domestic Violence and PTSD JUNE VERSION


Link to PDF of PowerPoint slides here.

"You're Crazy": Lasting Impacts of Emotional Abuse


Link to PDF of PowerPoint slides here.

The Brain on Trauma: Domestic violence and PTSD JULY VERSION


Link to PDF of PowerPoint Slides, click here.

Healing from Trauma: Centering the Survivor Community Panel


Link to PDF of PowerPoint Slides, click here.

Summary Document of the Panel Responses Here

Let's Do Better: Pillars of Healthy Relationships


Link to PDF of PowerPoint Slides, click here.