Trainings

Branches provides a number of community education and awareness trainings.  Anyone that would like to request a training can contact the Director of Development, Sara Blevins blevins@branchesdvs.org at any time and your request will be processed.  Please include the type of training you're requesting and the dates and times you'd like to have an advocate present.  

01

Domestic Violence 101 

This training is designed to educate the community and raise awareness about domestic violence including common DV behaviors and all services Branches provides. 

We recommend this training for any community organizations, congregations, civil groups, or staff trainings. 

02

True Colors: Allyship & Advocacy

This training is designed to educate the community on the intersections of LGBTQ+ and domestic violence as well as how to provide safe, inclusive services.  

We recommend this training for any community organizations, congregations, civil groups, or staff trainings. 

03

Human Trafficking 101 

This training is designed to educate and raise awareness about the realities of human trafficking and provide information on the services Branches provides to human trafficking victims. 

We recommend this training for general community members, civic groups, staff trainings, and congregations. 

04

Understanding Poverty & Domestic Violence victims 

This training is designed to educate and raise awareness about the intersection of victims experiencing both domestic violence and poverty.  This is a strengths-based approach that focuses on effective tools for advocacy.   

We recommend this training for service providers, advocates, and social workers.  

05

Employ & empower

This training is designed to educate and raise awareness about domestic violence in the workplace and how employers can provide support employees that might be victims.  This training also covers important information about preventing workplace violence related to domestic violence. 

We recommend this training for employers, HR departments, and  general community members, civic groups, staff trainings, and congregations. 

Contact Branches 

Branches Domestic Violence Shelter 
P.O. Box 403 
Huntington, WV 25708 

Email: info@branchesdvs.org

Phone: 304-529-2382

Featured Content

Check out our BRAND NEW podcast!  Catch Episode 3, "A Conversation with Sherrone Hornbuckle" as we dive into taking a closer look at domestic violence within communities of color.  Listen on Apple Podcasts & Spotify. 

Root For Each Other: A Branches Podcast is an effort to raise awareness about the complex issue of domestic violence and bring us one step closer to creating a trauma-responsive community of advocacy.