Training Topics

Training Philosophy

The two most important goals of our trainings are to 1) decrease victim blaming so that professionals can be effective in supporting survivors seeking help and resources, and 2) increase perpetrator accountability through institutional and systemic change.

Training Topics

  • Power and control tactics
  • Students as victims/perpetrators
  • Identifying & understanding behaviors of victim/perpetrator
  • Barriers to leaving
  • Cultural issues/sensitivity
  • Dynamics in same gender relationships
  • Effects on children
  • Screening and intake techniques
  • Distinguishing between the victim and perpetrator
  • Assessment techniques
  • Mandatory Reporting Requirements
  • Safety planning and lethality assessment
  • Working with perpetrators
  • Accountability of perpetrators, and efficacy of batterer intervention programs
  • Follow-up & intervention
  • Counseling methods: theoretical approaches of batterer intervention programs
  • Documentation
  • Campus and community referrals and resources
  • Prevention and bystander education
  • How to respond to a co-worker or employee
  • Legal issues and the criminal justice system
  • Officer safety
  • Successful prosecution & case preparation
  • Restraining orders & county protocol
  • Establishing probable cause
  • Identifying dominant aggressor
  • Rape Culture