Resources Library: Training Modules

Protective Orders in Virginia - A Training

Added Thursday, November 06, 2014 by Action Alliance

Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance staff produced this power point presentation to train sexual and domestic violence advocates on the Virginia protective order process.  This 31-slide presentation provides an overview of the different types of protective orders, describes how individuals can petition for them and how they work, and includes links to relevant VA Code sections.

Queering Reproductive Justice: A Toolkit

Added Tuesday, February 27, 2018 by Action Alliance

This advocacy tool is intended for reproductive rights, health, and justice advocates who want to gain a solid understanding of repro issues within an LGBTQ context. It is also intended to help LGBTQ advocates frame their current work within a reproductive justice framework in order to build crucial alliances and advocate for the repro needs of LGBTQ people.

Resources Addressing the Unique Needs of Black and Latin@ LGBQ/T Survivors of Partner Abuse

Added Friday, September 05, 2014 by Action Alliance

TOD@S (Transforming Ourselves through Dialogue, Organizing, and Services) is an interagency collaboration between The Hispanic Black Gay Coalition, The Violence Recovery Program at Fenway Health, The Network / La Red, and Renewal House (a program of the Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry) in Boston, Massachusetts. Their mission is to improve and increase access to intervention and prevention services for Black and Latin@ lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people affected by partner abuse.

They have created a Community Needs Assessment and Action Plan as well as a training for community service providers.

Volunteer Training Curriculum

Added Thursday, July 02, 2015 by Action Alliance

The Volunteer Training Curriculum for Virginia’sSexual and Domestic Violence Agenciess provides 32 hours of activities designed to meet training standards for volunteers.  The curriculum includes everything needed to conduct the trainings – a timed outline with learning objectives, handouts, and materials for activities.
Some of the topics addressed in the training include:
• Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence 101
• Prevention 101
• Histories of the Domestic and Sexual Violence Movements
• Crisis Intervention and Communication Basics
• Risk Assessment and Safety Planning
• Working with Children
• The Intersections of Violence and Oppression
• Trauma Stewardship
• And much, much more!

The link below provides access to the full curriculum.  Look for the Session 1-8 files for all of the handouts and materials

Volunteer Training Curriculum: Session 1 Handouts and Materials

Added Thursday, July 02, 2015 by Action Alliance

The Volunteer Training Curriculum for Virginia’sSexual and Domestic Violence Agenciess provides 32 hours of activities designed to meet training standards for volunteers.  The curriculum includes everything needed to conduct the trainings – a timed outline with learning objectives, handouts, and materials for activities.

Session 1 is 3 hours and includes activities designed to inform participants about the basics of intimate partner and sexual violence.