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, Courtney Paul, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (803) 256-2900.
Upcoming Training/Events (Click link to register or for more info)
This presentation will include an overview of abuse in later life, including the prevalence and dynamics of this type of abuse. Participants will be provided information regarding abuse by caretakers and family members, but also in relation to abuse perpetrated by an intimate partner and some of the barriers that exist for survivors in later life. Additionally, information about how to ensure that services are appropriate for this age group will be given to attendees.
This presentation will describe some of the tactics often used by abusers to maintain power and control over their partners who are immigrants. This webinar will also provide information to participants surrounding some of the specific barriers that exist for immigrant survivors of domestic violence when they are determining whether or not to reach out for support. The presentation will discuss ways in which service providers can address the specific needs of survivors and their families, and legal remedies that exist to protect and support them