This course is designed for domestic violence victim advocates. It will help you understand the benefits to battered women of using the child support system, as well as the risks it exposes women to - and in some cases imposes upon them. This is critical information especially for advocates working in the welfare system (in CSOs). You can earn up to 8 self-study training hours for this course.

This course examines the complex relationships between domestic violence, health, healthcare, and poverty. Understand the available resources and discover how to incorporate what you learn into your work with survivors.

Does safe and affordable housing for battered women seem like a distant dream? This course will help you get oriented in the sea of housing options and help you think critically about how our movement is responding to survivors’ needs.

Inside the course, you’ll find information about the barriers battered women face when trying to access and maintain safe housing, how the housing system currently works, and an in-depth analysis of our current sheltering system and how it meshes with the greater philosophy of the battered women’s movement. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to do some critical thinking in the comfort of your own office! You can earn up to 8 training hours for this course.

This course includes information for advocates on the protections and risks of employment for survivors of domestic violence.

Public Benefits 101 covers many of the basics that all advocates need to know in order to help survivors navigate state and community resources. This course summarizes information about welfare, food, housing, utilities, medical and more.

Participants have an opportunity to think critically about employment issues; that is, the economics, the risks and the protective facts related to employment for battered women. The experiential exercises offer a chance to put theory into practice. This is a great course for new advocates, as well as experienced advocates who need to increase their knowledge of economic resources. You can earn up to 8 training hours for this course.