Community Training

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40-Hour Domestic Violence Training

Now offered bi-monthly! See dates below.

Turning Point, domestic violence services & crisis agency is an approved and certified training cite by the Illinois Domestic Violence Professionals Board.

The purpose of the Illinois Certified Domestic Violence (ICDV) 40-hour Training is to educate Illinois professionals, which also include volunteers and interns, to respond, bring awareness and provide preventative measures to help end domestic violence effectively, professionally, and safely.

40 Hour Training Highlights:

  • Dynamics of DV
  • Direct Service & Counseling
  • Impact of DV on Children
  • Criminal and Civil Legal Issues
  • Safety Planning, Risk Assessment
  • Teen Dating Violence
  • Introduction & Basics into Partner Abuse Intervention Strategies
  • Mental Health & Self Care
  • Cultural Competency (LGBTQIA+, religion, other populations)
  • Elder Abuse
  • Interactive Discussions
  • Hands on learning
  • Plus more!

This 40 Hour training is offered hybrid. 20 hours will be online through the ICDVP, and other 20 hours will be in-person, classroom style. The online portion MUST be completed by due date which is PRIOR to in-person. You will NOT be permitted into the class unless you have turned in the 20 hours online certification of completion. Once your online certification is turned in, you will receive the location details of the training.

Cost: $375 (Upon payment and registration, you will be emailed instructions on how to proceed with the online portion)

Please note we have a minimum of 5 registrants. If we do not have enough registrants, you will be fully refunded, or can be put on the next round.

When: August 26th - 28th, 2024 | 9am - 5pm each day ** REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 26th, 2024

When: October 14th - 17th, 2024 | 3pm - 9pm each day ** REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 13th, 2024

When: December 16th - 18th. 2024 | 9am - 5pm each day ** REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 15th, 2024

Location: Woodstock, IL (Address will be emailed once first 20-hour online portion is completed)

20-Hour PAIP Facilitator Training

**NO TRAININGS CURRENTLY SCHEDULED

Prerequisite: Completion of 40-Hour Domestic Violence Training certification is required.

Turning Point, an approved and certified training cite by the Illinois Domestic Violence Professionals Board. (ICDVP) is offering a 20-hour Partner Abuse Intervention Program facilitator training (PAIP).

This training is required to co-facilitate Partner Abuse Intervention Groups that are recognized in Illinois under a protocol established and monitored by the Illinois Department of Human Services. This training is also a requirement for persons who wish to be certified as CPAIP (Certified Partner Abuse Intervention Professionals) by the ICDVP.

Training Highlights:

  • Teaches skills and tools necessary to facilitate partner abuse intervention groups
  • Covers the Illinois Partner Abuse Protocols
  • Overview of best practices in group dynamics, including co-facilitation
  • Intervention models

**All materials included & light snacks. Lunch is on your own **

Cost: $150

Please note we have a minimum of 5 registrants. If we do not have enough registrants, you will be fully refunded, or can be put on the next round.

When: NO TRAININGS CURRENTLY SCHEDULED

Location: Address will be emailed once registration & payment are completed

Domestic Violence Cosmetology Training

Turning Point offers 1-hour domestic violence training course for salon and other professionals who are required to receive domestic violence training to renew their professional licensure. It is our goal to help mobilize professionals in our community to fight the epidemic of domestic violence, by building awareness of domestic abuse and training salon professionals to recognize the warning signs of abuse so that they may safely refer their clients to Turning Point and other local resources.

In this training, salon professionals will learn what domestic abuse and sexual assault is, who they affect, why they continue to occur, and what professionals can do to help build and maintain a safer community for all

Cost: $25 per person ***These Trainings will be held quarterly either zoom or in-person. Upon payment & registration completion, location or zoom details will be emailed

Dates:

August 6th, 2024 @ 3pm - IN PERSON ** REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 5th, 2024

December 2nd, 2024 @3pm - VIRTUAL ** REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 1st, 2024

Questions or for group registration, please contact Elissa Crowley, Director of Outreach and Community Engagement at (815) 338-8081 or via email at [email protected]

REGISTER HERE