Training For Professionals

YWCA Domestic Abuse Services raises awareness about intimate partner violence through presentations and in-service training for many different types of professional workers from law enforcement to social workers, educators and health care providers.

  • Presentations to businesses on how domestic violence impacts the workplace, to help managers and staff and recognize and respond to employees and colleagues who may be experiencing domestic abuse.
  • Roll Call training for the Greenwich Police Department, which focuses on why victims of domestic violence may choose to stay in an abusive relationship
  • Training for medical providers on how to recognize and screen for domestic violence in a e medical setting, and how to make a safe referral for domestic violence services
  • Specialized training for other service providers, such as mental and behavioral health clinicians, educators, and attorneys
  • To learn more about custom training programs, call Leslie Coplin, 203-869-6501, ext 173.

Talks can be customized to address issues such as domestic violence in the workplace and gender-based violence in the media as well as teen dating violence and elder abuse.

Presentations help attendees increase their understanding of the issues and enhance their skills by learning how to effectively screen and respond to clients whose lives have been impacted.

Program topics may include:
  • Domestic Violence 101
  • Teen Dating Violence
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Anti-Bullying
  • Clinical Response to Domestic Violence

90-minute sessions are $250

To request a speaker or for more information on training programs, contact Meredith Gold 203-869-6501, ext. 176, or send her an email