Training & Consulting Services
The Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence provides training and consulting on domestic violence, sexual assault, and nonprofit management. Our highly qualified and
nationally recognized staff will design and deliver customized training, seminars or multi‐day conferences to meet your identified learning objectives. Staff also delivers powerful keynote
speeches that energize organizations and inspire communities to action.
OUR SERVICES INCLUDE:
Full Day Professional Training
Fees: $650.00 for a full day (4 hours or more), plus travel expenses. An additional preparation fee of $350.00 is added to each full day of training provided. Additional costs for materials may
Customized Training & Curriculum Development: See sample curricula for an overview of the
expertise offered by the MCEDSV staff. This list is not all‐inclusive. Staff is able to design and
deliver customized trainings and workshops to meet your training goals.
DIRECT SERVICE DELIVERY AND PREVENTION TOPICS
NEW PRODUCT & TRAINING!
Road Blocks and Detours Facing Formerly‐Incarcerated Survivors; Women Charged with and/or Convicted of a Criminal Offense
This is an experiential training activity that assists participants in understanding the many barriers that domestic and sexual violence survivors encounter when they become involved in
the criminal legal system. The scenarios used in Road Blocks and Detours are reflective of the
many stories survivors have shared with programs and coalition staffs over the course of many
years. These stories illustrate the complexity of the many obstacles they encounter in
attempting to be free from violence while still complying with the various requirements of the
criminal legal system.
Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated & Formerly Incarcerated Survivors
Survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault who themselves have been incarcerated
often learn a host of "survival skills" that challenge even the most seasoned advocates. This
training offers helping professionals tools to meet these challenges.
NonProfit Legal Management Assistance Project
The MCEDSV Nonprofit Legal and Management Assistance Program provided management consultation to eligible member programs. Each member program had access to the Program Director/Attorney for consultation concerning business and employment law matters. The program goal was to educate and prepare agency directors to manage the risk of employment and operational liability, allowing the organization to better serve survivors.
Click here to view the NLMAP brochure
One Thousand Prevention Leaders
You can positively affect our work, and we need your support! MCEDSV assists communities throughout Michigan in strengthening their prevention and social change efforts. Please review the linked page, highlighting a few of our stories. These stories are a direct result of the leadership MCEDSV provides designing strategic prevention initiatives, tools, and alliances for preventing domestic and sexual violence.
We have trained more than 1,500 prevention educators and practitioners. We offer mentoring, grant funds and access to state of the art prevention resources. Our efforts have increased the skills and capacities of our member programs, their communities and individuals to work across multiple disciplines and in partnership with one another to implement effective prevention programs. Our staff is working hard to support prevention educators' work in their communities and neighborhoods as educators start conversations and engage men and boys in actions to prevent domestic, sexual and youth violence.
Think of the possibility! A future where children value one another, respect differences and learn that compassion, kindness and love are the basic building blocks of healthy relationships and peaceful communities. With this vision of social change, the less we have to fear that our daughters and sons will be unsafe, neglected, bullied to desperation and unable to realize their own potential. Family, community, society and your involvement are powerful pieces to develop Michigan's children and ensuring a bright safe future.
Will you join our campaign today? Will you help end violence against women and girls? Follow this link to join our allies and advocates and help our mission to end domestic and sexual violence in Michigan.
Sarah Prout Rennie, Executive Director
Kathy Hagenian, Executive Policy Director
Lisa Winchell‐Caldwell, Deputy Director
Christy Long, Finance Director
Jessica Edel, Empowerment Evaluator and Program Director
Shannon Nobles, Operations Director
Eric Stiles, Associate Director
Sarah Jarous, Events Director
Elinor Jordan, Lead Attorney, Survivor Law Project
Tracey Helms, Program Evaluator
Scott Zochowski, Membership, Marketing and Fund Development Manager
William Alexander, Finance Assistant
Eileen Allen, Program Manager
Merkeb Yohannes, Senior Program Director
Amanda Barratt, Program Manager
Ana Holguin, Program Manager
Chailah Sanders, Technology Manager
Hannah Thomas, Program Specialist
Erin Roberts, Senior Program Director, NPMP
Phillip Barnhart, Program Specialist
MCEDSV Board Members
Janine Ouderkirk, President, Shelterhouse of Midland and Gladwin
Mary Kavanaugh-Gahn, Vice President, Legal Services of Northern Michigan
Bobette Schrandt, Treasurer, LACASA
Wanda Merriweather, Secretary, First Step
Carmen Wargel, Member At Large, Turning Point
Hali McKelvie, Member At Large, Uniting Three Fires Against Violence
Dr. Nikita Murry, Member at Large, Delta College
Dr. Grace Lubwama, Member at Large, YWCA of Kalamazoo
Layla Elabed, Member at Large, ACCESS
Amna Osman, Member at Large, Haven
Mary Niemela, Member at Large, The Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home
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