Training Institute

House of Ruth Maryland’s Training Institute provides community education, training, consultation and technical assistance to professionals and the community at large on intimate partner violence (IPV) and issues related to intimate partner violence.

Community Education and Training Services

House of Ruth Maryland offers highly interactive learning experiences that are tailored to fit the needs of the participants and are conducted by experts and advocates currently working in the field. Our content covers all aspects of intimate partner violence and teen dating violence as well as professional development courses for service providers and educators.

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Intimate Partner Violence

Learn the history of intimate partner violence, forms of abuse, characteristics of individuals who exercise power and control over victims and rape and sexual assault in the context of intimate partner violence, the impact of intimate partner violence on victims and their families.

Prevention & Intervention

Gain insight into what healthy, unhealthy, and abusive teen relationships look like and the barriers teens face in abusive relationships. Learn about effective strategies to engage abusive partners in a change process.

Professional Development

Expand your knowledge and skillset with professional development training courses designed for service providers. Learn how to create teaching tools that meet the needs of your organization and community.

Request Training

House of Ruth Maryland’s Training Institute will work with you and your organization to customize a training based on your needs. Once you submit this request form, you’ll be contacted by a member of our Training Institute to discuss presentation topics and details.

In order to support our continued work, we ask that you consider your ability to provide an honorarium. We recognize this may be a challenge for some and we will still do our best to meet your training needs.

Storytellers Project

Designed by survivors, for survivors. HRM Storytellers, House of Ruth Maryland’s storytelling project, equips and empowers survivors of intimate partner violence to construct and share their stories, increasing their sense of meaning, purpose, and control over their experiences while providing opportunities for personal and professional growth and skill-building.

Learn more about the HRM Storytellers Project, become an HRM Storyteller or request an HRM Storyteller to speak at one of your upcoming events.