Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault

3030 Merle Hay Road

Des Moines, IA 50310

www.iowacasa.org

Email: membership@iowacasa.org

Phone: 515-244-7424

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Training

Burnout and Social Media: Life on the Internet after #MeToo

February 20, 2020

1:00pm - 2:00pm​

Webinar

Weinstein. Nassar. Cosby. Kavanaugh. The list goes on and on. Advocates and directors of victim service programs are frequently bombarded with news about violence and oppression. This webinar focuses on ways to minimize social media burnout, not just for staff but also for the survivors you serve. Find out about policies your organization can adopt, apps you can use, and more! Presented by Communications Specialist Matty Tate-Smith. Participants will receive credit for one (1) hour of Continued Education toward certification.
 

Engaging Elected Officials: A Primer for Advocacy Day at the Capitol

February 26, 2020

1:00pm - 2:00pm​

Webinar

Advocacy Day at the Capitol is March 4, 2020. Join this webinar to find out more about the logistics for the 2020 Advocacy Day, along with an overview of IowaCASA's Legislative Agenda. We'll also discuss communication strategies when working with elected officials and what is "allowable" for nonprofits. Participants will receive credit for one (1) hour of Continued Education toward certification.
 

Victim Counselor
Training

March 10 - 12, 2020

9am - 5pm

3030 Merle Hay Rd

Des Moines, IA 50310

This training is intended as a foundational level training for new Sexual Assault Advocates. For those eligible, it will satisfy the requirements for confidentiality as outlined in the Iowa Code.  It is the first step needed towards becoming Victim Counselor certified. Individuals who are interested in learning more about Sexual Assault and networking with advocates are welcome as well and a letter of completion will be provided to all who participate.
 

Sexual Assault Advanced Training Part 1

April 8 - 9, 2020

9am - 5pm

3030 Merle Hay Rd

Des Moines, IA 50310

This training is intended for those individuals who have completed the foundational Victim Counselor training and are intending to become a Certified Comprehensive Sexual Assault Advocate (CCSAA) or Certified Sheltering Sexual Assault Advocate (CSSAA). 
 

Sexual Assault Advanced Training Part 2

May 13 - 14, 2020

9am - 5pm

3030 Merle Hay Rd

Des Moines, IA 50310

This training is intended for those individuals who have completed Victim Counselor and Sexual Assault Advanced Training Part I and are working towards becoming a Certified Comprehensive Sexual Assault Advocate (CCSAA) or Certified Sheltering Sexual Assault Advocate (CSSAA).
 

Sexual Assault Advanced Training Part 1

June 10 - 11, 2020

9am - 5pm

3030 Merle Hay Rd

Des Moines, IA 50310

This training is intended for those individuals who have completed the foundational Victim Counselor training and are intending to become a Certified Comprehensive Sexual Assault Advocate (CCSAA) or Certified Sheltering Sexual Assault Advocate (CSSAA). 
 

Sexual Assault Advanced Training Part 2

July 15 - 16, 2020

9am - 5pm

3030 Merle Hay Rd

Des Moines, IA 50310

This training is intended for those individuals who have completed Victim Counselor and Sexual Assault Advanced Training Part I and are working towards becoming a Certified Comprehensive Sexual Assault Advocate (CCSAA) or Certified Sheltering Sexual Assault Advocate (CSSAA).
 

Victim Counselor
Training

August 11 - 13, 2020

9am - 5pm

3030 Merle Hay Rd

Des Moines, IA 50310

This training is intended as a foundational level training for new Sexual Assault Advocates. For those eligible, it will satisfy the requirements for confidentiality as outlined in the Iowa Code.  It is the first step needed towards becoming Victim Counselor certified. Individuals who are interested in learning more about Sexual Assault and networking with advocates are welcome as well and a letter of completion will be provided to all who participate.
 

Sexual Assault Advanced Training Part 1

September 9 - 10, 2020

9am - 5pm

3030 Merle Hay Rd

Des Moines, IA 50310

This training is intended for those individuals who have completed the foundational Victim Counselor training and are intending to become a Certified Comprehensive Sexual Assault Advocate (CCSAA) or Certified Sheltering Sexual Assault Advocate (CSSAA). 
 

Sexual Assault Advanced Training Part 2

October 14 - 15, 2020

9am - 5pm

3030 Merle Hay Rd

Des Moines, IA 50310

This training is intended for those individuals who have completed Victim Counselor and Sexual Assault Advanced Training Part I and are working towards becoming a Certified Comprehensive Sexual Assault Advocate (CCSAA) or Certified Sheltering Sexual Assault Advocate (CSSAA).