Maryland Abuse Intervention Training

Change Starts Here

Dates: September 26-29, 2022 | 9:00 AM-5:00 PM EST

Location: House of Ruth Maryland, Community Engagement Center, 2521 N Charles Street Baltimore, MD

Cost: Free on behalf of the Maryland Governor’s Office on Crime Prevention, Youth & Victim Services

Audience: Maryland service providers, social workers and other professionals seeking to obtain the Maryland certification for abuse intervention programs

About this training: Abuse intervention is a unique and important part of a coordinated response to intimate partner violence. It’s vital to staff working with abusive partners have the tools to develop and implement effective programs.

During the course, participants will learn:

  • How to engage individuals who have used abusive behavior in a change process
  • The history and evaluation of abuse intervention work
  • An overview of the Maryland State Guidelines for Abuse Intervention Programs

This free training satisfies the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services’ operational guidelines for Maryland abuse intervention providers to complete 30 hours of training specific to working with perpetrators of intimate partner violence. Twenty four category one social work continuing education units will be offered upon completion.