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TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

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For training information, please contact:
Carol Hennon – Training Coordinator
chennon@centerforpreventionofabuse.org
(309) 698-2874

These trainings are not inclusive and can be tailored to fit your group’s request.

63.5 HOUR AGENCY TRAINING

Daytime

The 63.5 hour daytime Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault-Advocacy Training will be held on weekdays, 8:30am – 4:30pm.

Evening

The 63.5 hour evening Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault-Advocacy Training will be held in the evening, 6:00pm – 9:00pm.

See the 2017 Training Schedule  for more information.

PARTNER ABUSE FACILITATOR 20 HOUR TRAINING

Effective group facilitation with adult intimate partner abusers. Participants can expect to learn best practices in co-facilitation, intervention models, and group dynamics.

See the 2017 Training Schedule for more information.

PATIENT SCREENING TOOLS

Objective:
The learner will be able to effectively screen patients for elder abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault/abuse.

Content:
Actual screening questions will be taught and role played with realistic examples.

Teaching/Learning Strategies:
Lecture
Discussion
Handouts
Question and Answer

SEXUAL ASSAULT

Objective:
The learner will be able to know resources in the community to refer a patient to for counseling and legal advocacy assistance. Learner will gain knowledge of the indicators of child sexual abuse and sexual assault of adults; rape trauma syndrome and flashbacks.

Teaching/Learning Strategies:
Lecture
Handouts
Question and Answer

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Objective:
The learner will gain knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence, increase their understanding of the cycle of violence and myths/realities of living within a violent home. The learner will gain an awareness of available services for victims, as well as protections under the Illinois Domestic Violence Act.

Teaching/Learning Strategies:
Lecture
Handouts
Question and Answer

CHILDREN’S EXPOSURE TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Objective:
The learner will gain knowledge about childhood exposure to domestic violence, including the effects within specific age groups. The learner will gain an awareness of appropriate interventions and services available.

Teaching/Learning Strategies:
Lecture
Handouts
Question and Answer

ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES

(services to people who live in a domestic setting and are 18-59 with a disability and those 60 years of age and older)

Objective:
The learner will be able to identify the types of abuse and will have a greater understanding of the dynamics of abuse, including victim and abuser profile and the prevalence of abuse. The learner will gain knowledge of the rights and responsibilities of mandated reporting and will be able to identify indicators of abuse, neglect and exploitation.

Teaching/Learning Strategies:
Lecture
Handouts
Video
Question and Answer

AGE SENSITIVITY

This session gives the participants firsthand experience on how older persons may be facing life’s challenges of aging. In this session you will “feel” what it’s like to have sensory loss including hearing, visual and mobility.

Objective:
The learner will gain an understanding of sensory losses that accompany aging, the learner will improve understanding of the aging customer/client. The earner will expand their sensitivity, knowledge and skills to the older adult environment.

Teaching/Learning Strategies:
Hands on/interactive sessions including glasses that simulate various eye diseases, the unfair hearing test (an audio experience), taste and smell exercises.
Lecture
Questions and Answers

LONG TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM (LTCOP)

Objective:
The learner will gain a fundamental understanding of the LTCOP advocacy for seniors residing in long term care facilities. The learner will gain a general understanding of resident rights, self determination, confidentiality as well as common issues that are handled by the program. These issues include: discharges, neglect, financial exploitation, care, dietary, privacy and hygiene. The learner will also be exposed to the complaint process and the role IDPH plays in long term care.

Teaching/Learning Strategies:
Lecture
Handouts
Question and Answer