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Women's Shelter to Host Summertime 40-Hour Domestic-Violence Advocate Training (CA)
Friday, July 06, 2018
- Signal Tribune
Women's Shelter to Host Summertime 40-Hour Domestic-Violence Advocate Training
"WomenShelter of Long Beach (WSLB), a nonprofit domestic-violence agency, will commence its summer domestic-violence counselor advocate training this month. The intensive, 40-hour training meets over the course of five consecutive Fridays from 8am to 5:15pm at the Alpert Jewish Community Center in Long Beach. The dates of the training are: July 13, July 20, July 27, Aug. 3 and Aug. 10. Community members 18 years or older, as well as service providers, are welcome to attend the training.
Covering over 25 topics focusing on domestic violence, the training provides a wide overview and practical knowledge for those who are working with vulnerable populations or for the public who are interested in learning more. Professionals within the field of domestic violence will speak about their area of expertise, and staff from the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles will teach trainees about restraining orders, who they can protect and the many legal details that must be taken into consideration while filing for a temporary protective order..."