Please note the CTI will have limited training offerings in Summer 2018 as we revamp some of our trainings and plan for the Fall.

Specialized Training

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  • August 22nd 2018 – Understanding VESSA (Victims’ Economic Security and Safety Act) for Advocates: Click here to register!

To be Announced:

  • October 2018 – Responding to Subpoenas and Preparing to Testify 1 Day Workshop (TBD)
  • November 2018 – Children and Domestic Violence Workshops (TBD)

40 Hour Domestic Violence Training

Register Here!

Current dates include:

  • September 2018: 9am – 5pm; Tuesdays and Thursdays.
    • September 4th, 6th, 11th, 13th, 18th, 20th
  • October 2018: 9am – 5pm; Tuesdays and Thursdays.
    • October 2nd, 4th, 9th, 11th, 16th, 18th
  • December 2018: TBA

The 40 Hour Training is provided by CMBWN, a certified ICDVP training site. The 40 hour training is $350 for non-members, $250 for members; and $200 for volunteers/students of members. To view all requirements to become a Certified Domestic Violence Professional in Illinois, please visit the ICDVP website. All 40 Hour Trainings are held at 1 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 1630. All registrants must be present for the first day of training to be certified. The 40-Hour make up policy is available at this link.

Domestic Violence in the Workplace:

Special Topics Training:

Keep checking back! We are planning the following training for the Chicagoland community:

  • DV in Healthcare Settings
  • Teen Dating Violence
  • Domestic Violence in the LGBTQ Community
  • The Criminalization of Survival
  • An Intersectional View of DV
  • and more!

If you would like to see a training on a specific topic, please answer our CTI needs survey here.



All trainings will take place at 1 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 1630 unless marked with an (*).  Pre-registration is required. Call 312-527-0730 to receive a hard-copy registration brochure containing fees, policies and further details or click on the linked training names above.  Please fax completed registration to 312-527-0733, or email