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Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Upcoming Trainings

Check out and register for HSCADV trainings and events in 2021!

2021 Civil Legal Training Series

HSCADV announces the 2021 Civil Legal Training Series (CLT) for domestic violence advocates and professionals.  This four-part series highlights common legal issues faced by domestic violence victims and survivors and features workshops from the criminal justice system, family courts, and civil legal experts from across the islands.  These trainings are only for HSCADV member programs and invited community members.  Topics include:
  • Current changes to Family Courts due to COVID-19,
  • Crime victim rights and changes to criminal court proceedings due to COVID-19,
  • Civil legal services that address the complex needs of victims and survivors, and
  • The unique challenges of serving rural communities and immigrant victims and survivors.
Each seminar will focus on and is tailored to each county.  The dates/times for the CLT series for each county are:
  • County of Hawaiʻi – Thursday, February 18th at 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • County of Kaua’i – Thursday, April 15th, 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • County of Maui – Thursday, May 20th, 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • City & County of Honolulu – Thursday, August 19th, 1:00pm-5:00pm

Hawaiʻi County Legal Seminar for DV Advocates

The 2021 CLT series will kick off on Thursday, February 18th from 1:00pm-5:00pm HST with the Hawai’i County Legal Seminar for DV Advocates.  This virtual half-day training will discuss various civil legal topics and is aimed at strengthening relationships between the courts, legal services, and advocates in Hawai’i County.  The virtual seminar will include presentations from:
  • Hawai’i County Office of the Prosecuting Attorney – Victim Witness Program
  • Legal Aid Society of Hawai’i – Hilo Branch
  • Hawai’i Immigrant Justice Center
Registration is now open for member programs.  Please make sure you have your Coalition Manager login information.  If you work for a member program and do not have Coalition Manager access, please contact your supervisor or HSCADV for assistance ASAP.

Training & Event Requests

The Hawaiʻi State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (HSCADV) provides training, workshops, and presentations on a variety of topics related to domestic violence.  Please use this form or email to request a training for your agency or organization.  HSCADV staff will respond to your request within 5 business days, upon which you will receive calendar link to schedule a meeting at your convenience with an HSCADV team member who will assess your request.

HSCADV has suspended all in-person training due to COVID-19.  The Coalition is continually evaluating this situation and will determine (as per CDC guidelines) when it is appropriate to resume our in-person training opportunities.

25 Hour Training

Domestic Violence Introductory Training

The 25-Hour Training is a comprehensive introductory domestic violence training intended to fill the statutory requirement for victim advocates.
For community members working with domestic violence survivors, access training by registering to get started today!