Training Sessions

Learn About Our Free Training Opportunities

For Community Members and Organizations

In addition to responding to survivors of Intimate Partner Domestic Violence (IPDV), YWCA Spokane is proud to offer training sessions for community members and organizations who want to learn more about intimate partner violence. Register for one of our online sessions or schedule a custom training for your group or organization.

What Our Participants Are Saying

About Our Training

Our “DV 101: Recognize. Respond. Refer.” course is a great way to get involved in ending the silence surrounding domestic violence. This training covers the basics of what intimate partner violence is, how to help someone who may be experiencing DV, and provides an overview of our free and confidential services.

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Content will include:

  • What is Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)?
  • Common Myths
  • Who is affected by IPV?
  • What are potential indicators of IPV?
  • How to help someone experiencing IPV
  • YWCA Spokane’s free and confidential services
  • Who are YWCA Spokane advocates and what are their roles?

The “DV 201: Learning In Action” course covers the complex nature of intimate partner domestic violence and how to apply the lessons from DV 101 to scenarios and discussion questions.

Due to the nature of this training, we highly recommend that you attend Domestic Violence 101: Recognize. Respond. Refer. first.

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Content will include:

  • Common myths surrounding Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)
  • IPV experiences in specific groups
    Discussion of IPV scenarios
  • Overview of legal protections available
  • Differences between Support Advocacy and Therapy
  • Summary of YWCA Spokane services

Training Registration

May 6, 2024 Jun 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

DV 101 Training: Recognize. Respond. Refer.

June 24th, 2024 10:00am – 11:30am Join YWCA Spokane for this important free, virtual training on June 24th. Learn more about intimate partner domestic violence, how to help a friend, and about YWCA Spokane’s free and confidential services. This Training…

May 20, 2024 Jun 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

DV 101 Training: Recognize. Respond. Refer.

June 27th, 2024 2:00pm – 3:30pm Join YWCA Spokane for this important free, virtual training on June 27th. Learn more about intimate partner domestic violence, how to help a friend, and about YWCA Spokane’s free and confidential services. This Training…

May 20, 2024 Jul 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

DV 201 Training: Learning in Action

July 15th, 2024 10:00am – 11:30am Join YWCA Spokane for this new free, virtual training on July 15th. Learn more about the unique barriers and challenges survivors navigate on a daily basis and talk through how you might help a…

May 20, 2024 Jul 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

DV 201 Training: Learning in Action

July 18th, 2024 2:00pm – 3:30pm Join YWCA Spokane for this new free, virtual training on July 18th. Learn more about the unique barriers and challenges survivors navigate on a daily basis and talk through how you might help a…

Contact Us

Interested in Custom Training?

Learn more about our community education or inquire about a custom training by contacting our Community Engagement Coordinator at

Email: education@ywcaspokane.org
Phone: 509-385-6623

Training Topics:

We offer a variety of training topics, including:

  • Basics of intimate partner violence
  • Red flags
  • Common myths
  • Discussion of complex scenarios
  • Resources
  • YWCA services