Trainings & 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, Courtney Paul, at or call (803) 256-2900.

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

5/10- Advocacy, Education and Collaboration: 2016 Statewide Sexual Assault Conference

Annual statewide sexual assault conference held in Columbia, SC.

 5/16-17 Victim Service Provider Core Certification Training (Brochure)

5/27 Economic Justice and Restoration for Survivors (Webinar)

This presentation will focus on the economic effects survivors of sexual and domestic violence often experience as a result of their abuse.  In addition to a general description of how perpetrators may use financial tactics as a means to abuse their partners, attendees will also be provided information about possible legal and financial remedies for survivors and their families. The information will give participants ways in which to advocate for survivors and empower them towards long-term financial stability.

6/17 Abuse in Later Life (Webinar)

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.

Click here for the full 2016 Training Schedule!