Professional Training

Our professional trainings cover an array of topics and can be catered to any population including businesses, law enforcement, medical professionals, and academics.


Trauma-based Training Topics

  • Advocacy and Rights of Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Victims

  • Campus Sexual Assault and Intimate Partner Violence

  • Child Sexual Abuse

  • Cultural Responsiveness

  • Deaf, Disabled, and Elder Services

  • Domestic Violence Impact on Children

  • Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Safety Planning

  • Effects of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence on Victims

  • Impact of Domestic Violence

  • Impact of Sexual Assault

  • Intimate Partner Stalking and Resources

  • Introduction and Overview of Domestic Violence

  • Introduction and Overview of Sexual Violence

  • Legal Advocacy

  • Policy Advocacy

  • Sex Trafficking

  • Sexual Assault Impact on Male Survivors

  • The Neurobiology of Trauma and Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

  • Vicarious Trauma/Compassion Fatigue

  • Violence Prevention Strategies

  • Working with Adolescents

  • Rape Culture and the Media


Counseling & Intervention Technique Trainings

  • Community Resiliency Model

  • Counseling Techniques, Empowerment Model

  • Creating Accessible Services: Working with Persons Who Are Deaf/Hard of Hearing or Who Have Disabilities

  • Creating Effective Support Groups for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence

  • Cultural Responsiveness

  • De-Escalation Training and Interventions

  • Deaf, Disabled, and Elder Services

  • Interpersonal Violence Issues as Related to Persons who have Disabilities

  • Trauma Informed Care and Resiliency


Self-Defense Trainings

  • Adapted Empowerment Self-Defense and Personal Security Awareness Training

  • Empowerment Self-Defense

  • Empowerment Self-Defense Instructor Training

  • Bystander Intervention

To request a self defense training, please click here


Legal Trainings

  • Campus Sexual Assault: Drafting, Implementing, and Enforcing No Contact Orders

  • Citizenship: Eligibility Criteria and Common Bars to Eligibility

  • Civil Legal Issues

  • Know Your Rights: What to do when Approached or Apprehended by Immigration Authorities

  • Campus Sexual Assault and Title IX remedies

  • Overview of different privilege and confidentialities for professionals/staff/advocates

  • Immigration Court: What to Expect at Hearings

  • Immigration Options: Summaries of Common Forms of Relief (English & Spanish)

  • Overview of Removal Proceedings

  • Criminal Proceedings in a Sexual Assault and a Domestic Violence Cases

  • Overview of the Divorce/Child Custody Process (English & Spanish)

  • Restraining Orders 101

  • Rights of Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Survivors Focusing on Immigrant Rights and LGBTQ Rights

  • Rights of Immigrant Victims of Crime

  • State immigration-related laws: Driver’s Licenses, Post-conviction Relief, etc.