Training is available for individuals interested in educating themselves on the issues surrounding domestic violence. The training will take place November 3-19, Monday through Thursday afternoons from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., in Decatur at Dove, 302 S. Union, Dean Simcox Conference Center. This 50 hour training is approved by ICADV (Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence) and facilitated by Dove and other community agencies' staff members. There is a $150 fee for the training and some scholarships available.
To register, contact Barbara Blakey at (217) 428.6616 beginning Monday, September 8. A pre-registration phone interview needs to take place by noon on Tuesday, October 28 and there is a meeting to complete the registration on Wednesday, October 29 at noon.
Individuals interested in making a difference in the lives of the women and children that Dove’s Domestic Violence Program serves 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, legal advocacy and children's services. Dove provides services to Macon, Moultrie, Shelby, DeWitt and Piatt counties.