Training & Public Speaking
The Family Resource Center has various types of trainings, free of charge, to offer Franklin County:
Domestic Violence: What Is It?
This is an overview of what domestic violence is and how the Family Resource Center can help. This is an excellent training for groups and organizations.
Domestic Violence in the Workplace
This training is ideal for supervisors, floor managers, or any group of people that oversee individuals on a job site. The training:
- Identifies red flags to look for in an abused person and/or an abuser
- Covers what domestic violence is and how it affects a company when one of its employees is a victim
- Shares statistics on domestic violence in the workplace
- Teaches how they can help a possible victim, referrals, and information
Red Flags for Domestic Violence in Children
This training is excellent for caregivers.
Paws-Active Protection for Pets
This training is intended to help the public become more aware of how the abuse of family pets are related to and lead into domestic violence.
Stress & Anger Management
This training is intended to help the individuals be more aware of how stress effects their system, health, and even those around them, and then how to identify and manage those stressors in their life for a healthier lifestyle.
One goal of public speaking and community education is to teach individual people how to handle problems in a relationship before the relationship becomes abusive. The Family Resource Center collaborates with other agencies to provide programs on a variety of topics such as:
- Healthy relationships
- How to help a friend
- Planning an escape
Additional programs are designed to educate the community about services provided by the Family Resource Center.
Schedule a Public Speaking Session
Our staff is available to speak with or to organizations and groups about issues relating to domestic violence or about Family Resource Center services.
Please call the Family Resource Center at 540-483-5088 for more information on any of our training or public speaking services.