Bellingham-Whatcom County Commission on Sexual & Domestic Violence

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Accessibility Information

The Commission welcomes people of all identities and abilities. Accessibility may vary depending on event location. For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please fill out this form or contact Jessyca Murphy, Administrative Manager, at 360-312-5700 ext. 1241 or jmurphy@dvcommission.org. Requests should be made at least two weeks prior to the event.

Oct
5
to Dec 14

Domestic Violence Intervention Treatment Training

REGISTRATION CLOSED

To be placed on the wait list for the next DVIT training series, please email: mail@dvcommission.org

Participants are required to:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field; or have equivalent experience.

  • Have completed 30 hours of domestic violence victim services training.

  • Consult WAC 388-60B for the full list of requirements that must be fulfilled to be a certified DV Offender Intervention provider in Washington State.

Trainers:

  • Andrea Cary-Grant (Relationship Resources)

  • Amie Roberts (WA State DSHS)

Dates/Times:

All sessions will be held from 8:30 am 4:30 pm

At Brigid Collins (1231 N. Garden Street):

  • October 5

At DVSAS (1407 Commercial Street):

  • November 2

  • November 16

  • December 7

  • December 14

Refreshments:

  • Coffee, tea, water, and light snacks provided

  • Participants will get lunch on their own

For more information contact:

Susan Marks, Director of the Commission on Sexual & Domestic Violence

360-312-5700 ext. 1242 | smarks@dvcommission.org

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Nov
15
8:30 AM08:30

Effective & Trauma-Informed Prosecution of Sexual Violence

  • Brigid Collins Family Support Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

AEquitas Attorney Advisors, Patricia D. Powers and Dalia Racine, will present a full-day training to equip prosecutors with skills and strategies to meet the justice needs of adult and adolescent victim/survivors of sexual assault through trauma-informed practices and the use of jury selection and expert testimony. Open to prosecutors, prosecution-based advocates, and prosecution-based personnel.

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Sep
26
2:30 AM02:30

Restorative Justice Learning Series

To register email: smarks@dvcommission.org

A series of six 2-hour learning sessions conducted every 2 months over the course of a year. Participants should plan to attend all sessions of the learning series. The initial session will be at the annual meeting of the Commission on Sexual & Domestic Violence; the schedule of other sessions is to be determined (the learning series will resume in September after a brief hiatus for the summer). Refreshments will be provided at all learning sessions.

The initial session will be at the annual meeting of the Commission on Sexual & Domestic Violence. The following dates are tentatively scheduled for the learning series. All sessions after the Annual Commission Meeting are scheduled from 2:30 - 4:30 pm.

  • Thurs, May 23

  • Thurs, September 26

  • Thurs, November 21

  • Thurs, January 30

  • Thurs, March 19

  • Thurs, May 21

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Apr
26
9:00 AM09:00

School Counselor Training: Early Years

Training by Barri Rosenbluth and Barbara Ball, authors of "Expect Respect" curriculum, for school counselors in Whatcom County. Learn how to prevent teen dating violence and promote safe and healthy relationships among youth. The first day, April 25th, will be tailored towards counselors working with middle and high school students. The second day, April 26th, will address working with youth in their early years. Food and coffee will be provided. If you have any questions, please contact Liz Stuart, Project Manager, at lstuart@dvcommission.org or 360.671-5714 ext.1243.

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Apr
25
9:00 AM09:00

School Counselor Training: Middle & High School

Training by Barri Rosenbluth and Barbara Ball, authors of "Expect Respect" curriculum, for school counselors in Whatcom County. Learn how to prevent teen dating violence and promote safe and healthy relationships among youth. The first day, April 25th, will be tailored towards counselors working with middle and high school students. The second day, April 26th, will address working with youth in their early years. Food and coffee will be provided. If you have any questions, please contact Liz Stuart, Project Manager, at lstuart@dvcommission.org or 360.671-5714 ext.1243.

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