Training & Conferences


SCCADVASA’s knowledgeable and experienced staff provides extensive in-person and online trainings on issues impacting survivors of sexual and domestic violence. Most of these training opportunities provide credit hours for victim service providers, attorneys, law enforcement, or social workers.  Education is crucial to our efforts to eradicate sexual and domestic violence across South Carolina.  For questions about one of our upcoming training events, or to schedule a training for your organization, please contact SCCADVASA’s Training Coordinator, Donna Thompson, at or (803) 256-2900.

Upcoming Events (Click link to register or for more info)

11/20- Working within Youth Ministries to End Partner and Sexual Violence (Webinar)

This webinar will focus on the effective use of violence prevention strategies within a youth ministry setting. The violence prevention initiatives discussed will provide some insight into violence prevention as a whole, with some specific suggestions around providing these initiatives within a spiritual setting. The discussion will also provide some insight into how to approach and create collaborative partnerships around prevention with faith communities in general.

12/18- Year in Review: Goals for 2016, Legislative Changes Pertinent to Advocates and Statewide Agency Updates (Webinar)

This presentation will provide a year in review of the Coalition’s activity, including changes to policy, updates to collaborative partnerships and training opportunities that will affect the relationships of advocates to the survivors they serve, and the communities in which they provide these services.  This will include an overview of changes to legislation and plans for the second year of the 2015-2016 legislative session.