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  • Overview

    domestic violence training courses Since 2001, Rose Brooks Center has been privileged to provide quality domestic violence education to the Kansas City community. Rose Brooks Center’s community education courses are built on nearly 40 years of DV programming, and bring together countless hours of skills and experience. With broad and diverse CEU certification offerings, over 100 agencies and organizations have registered for Rose Brooks Center training in the past two years.

    The training sessions listed will take place at Rose Brooks Center and are available to the community. Please follow the registration instructions included by selecting ‘Register Online.’ Thank you for choosing Rose Brooks Center, we look forward to seeing you in 2017!

    Rose Brooks Center's training courses provide:
    • Continuing Education contact hours approved by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board

    • Continuing Legal Education, accredited by the Missouri Bar

    • Interpersonal Continuing Education, approved by the Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Program and the Missouri Department of Public Safety

    • Continuing Education contact hours, in accordance with MO State Committee for Social Workers standards

    For questions or additional information on Training Programs, please contact:
    Kristy Baughman Advocacy and Education Coordinator - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    For questions or additional information on Volunteering, please contact:
    Joan Dougherty, Director, Volunteers and Community Support - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


    Fee Waiver:
    Rose Brooks Center offers two fee waivers for each training. If you would like to request a fee waiver, please complete the waiver form and submit it to Kristy Baughman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Requests will be considered and granted in the order in which they are received. RBC cannot offer waivers for participants receiving continuing education credits.

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  • The Nature and Dynamics of Domestic Violence

    May 12
    9am - 4pm
    RBC Board Room
    Cost = $45.00 per person


    Description:
    Drawing on nearly 40 years of experience implementing domestic violence programs, this course provides participants with a solid foundation of knowledge and understanding about domestic violence, including:
    • Domestic violence prevalence, definitions, theoretical and historical frameworks
    • Power and control tactics, and the impact on victims
    • Community and institutional responses to domestic violence

    This training provides:
    • 6 Continuing Education contact hours, approved by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
    • 6 hours of Continuing Legal Education, accredited by the Missouri Bar
    • 6 hours of Interpersonal Continuing Education, approved by the Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training Program and the Missouri Department of Public Safety
    • 6 Continuing Education contact hours, in accordance with MO State Committee for Social Workers standards

    Led by Rose Brooks Center Staff, Kristy Baughman, Advocacy and Education Coordinator.
  • Reproductive Coercion

    May 23
    1pm - 3pm
    Rose Brooks Center Board Room
    Cost = $25.00 per person


    Description/outcomes:
    • Define reproductive coercion and how to assess
    • Describe the impact of domestic violence on reproductive health outcomes
    • Examine strategies advocates can use to respond to those experiencing reproductive coercion

    This training provides:
    • 2 Continuing Education contact hours, approved by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
    • 2 hours of Continuing Legal Education, accredited by the Missouri Bar
    • 2 Continuing Education contact hours, in accordance with MO State Committee for Social Workers standards

    Led by Tanya Draper Douthit, Director of Community Programs at Rose Brooks Center
  • Safety Planning with Survivors of Domestic Violence

    May 25
    9am - 4pm
    RBC Board Room
    Cost = $40.00 per person


    Description:
    For anyone who has struggled with how to help a client, colleague or friend experiencing an abusive relationship, this is a great follow-up course to The Nature and Dynamics of Domestic Violence. This all day training provides participants with practical skills to support domestic violence survivors in planning for safety in a broad range of contexts and situations:
    • Principles and framework of risk assessment and safety planning
    • Tools, scenarios, and real world examples
    • Practice with experienced domestic violence advocates

    This training provides:
    • 5 Continuing Education contact hours, approved by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
    • 5 hours of Continuing Legal Education, accredited by the Missouri Bar
    • 5 hours of Interpersonal Continuing Education, approved by the Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training Program and the Missouri Department of Public Safety
    • 5 Continuing Education contact hours, in accordance with MO State Committee for Social Workers standards

    Led by Rose Brooks Center Staff, Kristy Baughman, Advocacy and Education Coordinator.
  • Creating Accessible and Trauma Informed Agencies

    June 6
    1pm - 4pm
    Rose Brooks Center Board Room
    Cost = $25.00 per person


    Description/outcomes:
    This course introduces participants to principles of trauma informed care and universal design. The trainer will take participants on a tour of Rose Brooks Center to show design elements that integrate principles of trauma informed care and universal design for accessibility in the domains of practice, policy, environments and communication.

    This training provides:
    • 3 Continuing Education contact hours, approved by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
    • 3 hours of Continuing Legal Education, accredited by the Missouri Bar
    • 3 Continuing Education contact hours, in accordance with MO State Committee for Social Workers standards

    Led by Lisa Fleming, Chief Operating Officer at Rose Brooks Center
  • From 911 to Court: The Path of a Criminal DV Case

    June 16
    12pm - 2pm
    Rose Brooks Center Board Room
    Cost = $25.00 per person


    Description/Outcomes:
    • Learn what actions are triggered by a DV-related 911 call in KCMO.
    • Gain a greater understanding of the local criminal justice system.
    • Expand and enhance the information you are able to share with clients, thereby increasing their knowledge of the criminal justice system.

    This training provides:
    • 2 Continuing Education contact hours, approved by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
    • 2 hours of Continuing Legal Education, accredited by the Missouri Bar
    • 2 Continuing Education contact hours, in accordance with MO State Committee for Social Workers standards

    Led by Annie Struby, Safety Assessment Coordinator at Rose Brooks Center
  • Safety Planning with survivors with Disabilities

    June 22
    9am - 12pm
    Rose Brooks Center Board Room
    Cost = $25.00 per person


    Description/Outcomes:
    This course is designed to enhance safety planning for domestic and sexual violence survivors with disabilities. Come learn about: the unique dynamics of domestic and sexual violence experienced by women with disabilities; the core beliefs of values of safety planning with women with disabilities; and strategies for safety planning.

    This training provides:
    • 3 Continuing Education contact hours, approved by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
    • 3 hours of Continuing Legal Education, accredited by the Missouri Bar
    • 3 hours of Interpersonal Continuing Education, approved by the Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training Program and the Missouri Department of Public Safety
    • 3 Continuing Education contact hours, in accordance with MO State Committee for Social Workers standards

    Led by Kristy Baughman, Advocacy and Education Coordinator at Rose Brooks Center
  • Health and Domestic Violence

    June 29
    10am - 12pm
    Rose Brooks Center Board Room
    Cost = $25.00 per person


    Description/Outcomes:
    Domestic violence is a complex trauma, impacting every area of a survivor’s life, including health and wellness. This training provides insight into how trauma may influence a survivor’s ability to access healthcare services or to obtain and understand health information. During this two-hour course we will:
    • Examine the impact of domestic violence trauma on immediate and long-term health outcomes for adults and children
    • Resources and supports that providers working with trauma survivors can use to help them proactively access appropriate healthcare services

    This training provides:
    • 2 Continuing Education contact hours, approved by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
    • 2 hours of Continuing Legal Education, accredited by the Missouri Bar
    • 2 Continuing Education contact hours, in accordance with MO State Committee for Social Workers standards

    Led by Eva Vlach, Hospital Bridge Coordinator at Rose Brooks Center