Training

Overview

domestic violence training coursesSince 2001, Rose Brooks Center has been privileged to provide quality domestic violence education to the Kansas City community. Rose Brooks Center’s community education courses are built on nearly 40 years of DV programming, and bring together countless hours of skills and experience. With broad and diverse CEU certification offerings, over 100 agencies and organizations have registered for Rose Brooks Center training in the past two years.

The training sessions listed will take place at Rose Brooks Center and are available to the community at no charge. Please follow the registration instructions included by selecting ‘Register Online.’ Thank you for choosing Rose Brooks Center, we look forward to seeing you in 2017!

Rose Brooks Center’s training courses provide:
• Continuing Education contact hours approved by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board

• Continuing Legal Education, accredited by the Missouri Bar

• Interpersonal Continuing Education, approved by the Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Program and the Missouri Department of Public Safety

• Continuing Education contact hours, in accordance with MO State Committee for Social Workers standards

** One caveat, in order to hold a training session, at least five students are required to be registered. Our trainers will notify you of any cancellations at least two business days prior to training.

Contact Us

For questions or additional information on Training Programs, please contact:
Kristy Baughman Advocacy and Education Coordinator – kristyb@rosebrooks.org

For questions or additional information on Volunteering, please contact:
Joan Dougherty, Director, Volunteers and Community Support – joan@rosebrooks.org

Support Rose Brooks Center’s Training:
To help ensure you receive the knowledge you need to better serve our communities, all training classes are free to the public, including those offering CEU’s. However, if you would like to support our training program, we invite you to make a donation. Donations can be made at https://www.rosebrooks.org/how-to-help/donate/. Thank you.

The Nature and Dynamics of Domestic Violence

This training is required for new staff and students. All staff are welcome to attend.

Thursday, January 25, 2018
9am to 4pm
Rose Brooks Center Board Room

Description:
Drawing on nearly 40 years of experience implementing domestic violence programs, this this course provides participants with a solid foundation of knowledge and understanding about domestic violence, including:

  • Domestic violence prevalence, definitions, theoretical and historical frameworks
  • Power and control tactics, and the impact on victims
  • Community and institutional responses to domestic violence

This training provides:
6 Continuing Education Contact hours; 6 Continuing Legal Education hours; 6 Interpersonal Continuing Education hours

Training is led by Rose Brooks Center Staff, Kristy Baughman, Advocacy and Education Coordinator

Safety Planning with Survivors of Domestic Violence

This training is required for new staff and students. All staff are welcome to attend.

Thursday, February 22, 2018
9am to 3pm
Rose Brooks Center Board Room

Description:
For anyone who has struggled with how to help a client, colleague or friend experiencing an abusive relationship, this is a great follow-up course to The Nature and Dynamics of Domestic Violence. This all day training provides participants with practical skills to support domestic violence survivors in planning for safety in a broad range of contexts and situations:

    • Principles and framework of risk assessment and safety planning
    • Tools, scenarios, and real world examples
    • Practice with experienced domestic violence advocates

This training provides:
5 Continuing Education Contact hours; 5 Continuing Legal Education hours; 5 Interpersonal Continuing Education hours

Presenter is Rose Brooks Center Staff, Kristy Baughman, Advocacy and Education Coordinator

Making Services Accessible to Survivors with Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

This training is optional. All staff are welcome to attend.


Friday, March 2, 2018
9am to 12pm
Rose Brooks Center Board Room

Description:
How does your organization provide services, resources, and support to domestic violence survivors from immigrant or refugee populations? Do you have practices in place to meet the needs of survivors with limited English proficiency? This half-day course provides guidance and examples to make your services accessible to all survivors:
• Overview of domestic violence in the immigrant and refugee community
• Legal Remedies that may be available to immigrant survivors
• Examples of policies and procedures related to persons with LEP
• Examples of language resources
• How to work with an Interpreter

This training provides: 3 Continuing Education Contact hours; 3 Continuing Legal Education hours

Facilitator is Rose Brooks Center Staff, Annie Struby, Safety Assessment Coord. and Jessie Turner, Bilingual Therapist, Equal Access/LEP Coord.

Strangulation: The Unreported Trauma

This training is required for new staff and students who provide direct service. All staff are welcome to attend.


Thursday, March 8, 2018
10am to 12pm
Rose Brooks Center Board Room

Description:
Abusers who strangle their partners are nearly 10 times more likely to murder them. This essential two-hour training was presented to nearly 1500 KCPD officers in an effort to save lives and increase offender accountability. This course brings to light the dangers of strangulation and provides participants with practical knowledge needed to recognize and document a strangulation injury.
• Review anatomy and physiology of strangulation and common methods used
• Explore sign and symptoms of strangulation
• Learn the basics of documenting an injury

This training provides: 2 Continuing Education Contact hours; 2 Continuing Legal Education hours

Presenter is Rose Brooks Center Staff, Kristy Baughman, Advocacy and Education Coordinator

Stages of Healing

This training is required for new staff and students who provide direct service. All staff are welcome to attend.

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Thursday, March 15, 2018
9am to 4pm
Rose Brooks Center Board Room

Description:
Do you ever feel helpless, as if there were no good solutions or ways to help a victim? Do you find yourself getting angry with victims who don’t use their tools or help themselves? Do you ever say, “Why does she keep going back?” Do you ever feel burned out or tired of being patient?

  • Learn about a model designed to help us understand the internal experience of women who are abused
  • Learn about the impact of trauma on victims as a result of abusive relationships
  • Understand what is normal in the healing process for victims and potential barriers to healing
  • Learn how to identify where a woman is in the healing process and how to respond most effectively

This training provides: 6 Continuing Education Contact hours; 6 Continuing Legal Education hours; 6 Interpersonal Continuing Education Contact hours

Presenter is Rose Brooks Center Staff, Kristy Baughman, Advocacy and Education Coordinator

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