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Prevention, Education, & Outreach Services

Prevention education and awareness of domestic and sexual violence are crucial parts of putting an end to these kinds of violence in our community. Our educators provide workshops, trainings, and classes to students in elementary, middle, high schools and colleges, as well as to medical professionals, law enforcement, businesses, civic groups, and faith-based organizations. Our Education and Outreach Department works to create a culture in our communities that is intolerant of domestic and sexual violence. Presentations can be tailored to specific audiences, and can cover the topics listed below.

Domestic and Sexual Violence Advocacy Training:

Price: $250 per person

This training complies with DPH requirements for domestic and sexual violence advocates in Massachusetts.

For more information please contact education@new-hope.org

Our educators' expertise

Our staff have particular expertise in working with youth and adults; college students, faculty and staff; and professional staff such as hair salon professionals, health-care providers, and social service agencies.  

Recognize, Respond, Refer

Domestic violence awareness training for hair care professionals.

A tailored training for hair care professionals to learn how to recognize the signs of domestic violence, listen without judgment, validate and believe clients. At the end of this training you will know how to offer support and resources while maintaining healthy, professional boundaries.

Youth workshops

Domestic violence awareness training for youth and caregivers.

Adaptable content for caregivers, youth aged 11+,  college students, & professionals working with youth/young people. Overarching themes include Power & Control, Vulnerability, & Environmental Influence. Duration of sessions can potentially range from 45 minutes to 2 hours. 

Domestic Violence 101

Domestic violence training for everyone.                           

Understanding the foundations and root causes of domestic and sexual violence. Prevent violence before it happens. Discussion and activities use an evidence-based approach to address why some people do or do not feel comfortable intervening. Learn more about New Hope and the work we do.

Request a speaker, workshop, or training. We can also work with you to develop a custom workshop, training, or presentation on any topic relating to sexual violence. Please note that any custom presentation will require a 4 week turn around. You can reach us at (508) 226-4015 or education@new-hope.org to discuss your needs. We seek to serve and empower all members of our communities. If you have concerns or questions about accommodations, feel free to contact us.

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