Training is available for individuals interested in educating themselves on the issues surrounding domestic violence. The training will take place September 19 through October 5, Monday through Thursday, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., at Dove, 302 S. Union, Decatur. This 44-hour training is approved by ICADV, Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
This training is facilitated by Dove staff members who are Illinois Certified Domestic Violence Professionals. To register, contact Barbara Blakey at 217.428.6616. A phone interview is the first step in the process and needs to take place by Noon, Friday, September 9.
There is a $200 fee for the training. Training fee and all needed paperwork is due noon, September 12. Individuals interested in making a difference in the lives of victims and children served by Dove’s Domestic Violence Program are encouraged to participate in this training. Be an advocate for peace in your school, workplace or church.
This extensive training program will allow you to volunteer in many areas, such as support group facilitation, shelter coverage, legal advocacy and children’s services. Dove provides services to Macon, Moultrie, Shelby, DeWitt and Piatt Counties.