Training & Events


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)

08/07- Working from the Same Page (Training Brochure)

This training will focus on enhancing the response to victims of domestic violence and practical ways on how to build strong and lasting relationships between victim service providers and law enforcement.

08/10-12 Victim Service Provider Core Certification Training (Training Brochure)


provide oversight of training, education, and certification of victim assistance programs with approval of the Victim Services Coordinating Council (VSCC), promulgate training standards and requirements; approve training curricula for credit hours toward certification; provide victim services provider certification; and maintain records of certified victim services providers.

08/21- Intersections of Human Trafficking with Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence (Webinar)

This webinar will provide an overview of the multiple and complex intersections of human trafficking with sexual and intimate partner violence. The discussion will focus around basic dynamics and prevalence of human trafficking, with a focus on the multiple ways in which service providers may encounter a human trafficking survivor while providing services around other needs. The presentation will also discuss some basic screening tolls and questions that can be asked to clarify the exact needs of someone who may be experiencing, or have experienced in the past, human trafficking as a part of the sexual or intimate partner violence for which they are currently seeking assistance.

List of the full 2015 Training Schedule