Culture Critique and Call Commentary: Sexual Violence Basics and Call Advocacy Theory and Techniques
SEPTEMBER 14, 2021 | 9:00am – 12:15 pm
Deadline for registration is September 13
This training is approved for CE for social workers, counselors, and marriage and family therapists in the state of Ohio. This training is approved for chemical dependency counselors in prevention in domain PR1.
Level of Course | 100 Beginner
Power. Control. Violence.
All forms of sexual violence permeate our culture and impact our society. Join staff members from the Sexual Assault Network of Central Ohio (SARNCO) as they present an overview of sexual violence and rape culture. They will also discuss trauma responses, best practices for advocacy skills, and grounding techniques for calls. Course participants will also be able to ask questions via webinar chat during the Q&A portion of the course.
- Learn about sexual violence and how our culture tolerates and trivializes it, especially violence committed against those in marginalized communities.
- Gain a basic understanding of how strong emotions and trauma impact the way we think and react.
- Expand your understanding of advocacy: provide resources, lead grounding techniques, and respond to callers in crisis.
- 9:00 am – Welcome and Overview of Sexual Violence, Rape Culture, and Rape Culture in the Media
- 10:18 am – Break
- 10:33 am –
Strong Emotions & Trauma and Impacts on our Brains
Core Advocacy Skills & Grounding Techniques
Strong Emotions & Trauma Impacts on the Brain
- 11:00 am – Core Advocacy Skills and Grounding Exercises
- 12:00 pm – Q&A
- 12:15 pm – Close
Participants are required to stay logged-in for the Q&A portion of the training for successful completion, as it is part of the educational portion of this course.
Associate Manager, SARNCO, Ohio Health
Eliza Sabo is the Associate Manager of Sexual Violence Services for the Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio (SARNCO), at OhioHealth. She is an experienced survivor advocate, community organizer, preventionist, grant writer, and trauma-informed mediation teacher. Her experience includes leading human trafficking initiatives for the Peace Corps and the International Organization for Migration (a part of the UN). Eliza was a SARNCO hospital advocate volunteer for more than a decade prior to joining the staff. She also has extensive experience working in learning and development in the corporate setting. Outside of work, Eliza enjoys travel, art, painting, hiking, meditation, and spending time with loved ones.
Helpline Coordinator, SARNCO, Ohio Health
Debbie Green has a BA from OSU in Women Studies and has worked in both the interpersonal and sexual violence fields. Debbie has worked for 25 years for the Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio (SARNCO), at OhioHealth in the Helpline Coordinator role.
Prevention Coordinator, SARNCO, Ohio Health
Jeff Puster is the Campus-Based Prevention Coordinator for the Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio (SARNCO), at OhioHealth. Jeff engages college students throughout the Columbus area for the purpose of preventing sexual violence on campuses and in our community. Prior to working at SARNCO, Jeff worked for 14 years with families involved in domestic violence, both through his own non-profit agency and with the Buckeye Ranch here in Columbus. Jeff lives in Westerville with his wife, 3 boys and 3 dogs.
Evaluations will be distributed within 24 hours after the training via email. You will receive a link where you can submit the completed evaluation. Evaluations must be completed to receive CE credits. Certificates will be available to download once the once the evaluation is received.
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