Upcoming Professional Training

2-Day Multi-Discipline Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Training 

May 8-9, 2019, 8am-5pm.

University of Toledo Health and Human Services Bldg.

2025 North Towerview Blvd.
Toledo, Ohio 43606


Parking is Free in Lots 1N, 1S, 2, and East Parking Ramp (Handicapped and Metered spaces as posted)


This interactive training, taught by experienced professionals, is designed to promote a more effective response, investigation, and prosecution of domestic and interpersonal violence and Sexual Assault cases. Attendees will become more fully cognizant of the special dynamics surrounding such violence, lethality factors, safety considerations, and the importance of a coordinated approach among the professionals tasked with responding to and working with victims and abusers.  We want to make our communities safer, and recognize that working together is the key to making that happen.


Topics covered will include: Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Communicating with Victims,Advocacy, Protection Orders & Custodial Disputes, Strangulation, Documentation, Religious and Cultural Considerations, Victims, Abusers, EvidenceCollection, Testifying, Safety Considerations, Special Victims, Self-Care, Community Impact and Resources, Immigration and Crime, Prosecution, and Adjudication


This training is open to all Police, Fire/EMS, Dispatcher/Operator, Probation, Corrections, Healthcare, Advocates, Prosecutors,Judges, Magistrates and any agency or professional who works with domestic and interpersonal violence, and sexual assault victims and abusers, FREE of charge.


 Register Soon!
All Attendees will receive a Free Tee Shirt!
Please feel free to bring information about your agency or other resources to share with the group.

To register please use the following link
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfCuDFaEvZRqHqNGq6f8zZMw0bRD2FjEXJqlynA_cq5iOAmAA/viewform?usp=sf_link

or EMAIL Danielle.Rominski@utoledo.edu  or Shahrazad.Hamdah@utoledo.edu

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE 2-DAY       Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training

DAY 1  

●     8a-9a           Introductions/Housekeeping/Overview

●     9a-10a          Understanding Trauma

●     10a-11a        Lethality Factors-TBI/Strangulation –

●     11a-12p        Sexual Assault

○ 12p-1p                      LUNCH – on own – Student Union will be open

●     1p-2p           Communicating with Victims

●     2p-3p          Religious/Cultural Considerations/VOICE

  • 3p-4p      Abusers / Safety Considerations/

●     4p-5p           Victims

DAY 2

●     8a-9a           Stalking / Protection Orders

●     9a-10a          Self-Care

  • 10a-11a Special Victims (Elderly, Disabled, Children)  
  • 11a-12p Prosecution Life of a Case – Working Together

○ 12p-1p                      LUNCHon own – Student Union will be open

●     1p-3p       Break Out Sessions (For each discipline)                                                               

●    3p-330p           Community Impact and Resources

* 330-5p                   Mock Case – Wrap Up – Roundtable