Providing training to direct service providers in Nevada is an integral part of the work of NCEDSV as the statewide Coalition.
The 20-hour Advocate Certificate Program training gives
basic knowledge from which to build expertise regarding options available to battered individuals, understanding of the dynamics of battering, and employing a philosophy of empowerment.
The goals of the training include understanding the dynamics of domestic violence, becoming familiar with the resources and procedures, and developing a realistic attitude towards helping those affected. With this funding, the Distance Learning Program will be enhanced through the development of additional web-based training.