• Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence
  • Runaway & Homeless Youth Toolkit
  • Prevent Intimate Partner Violence
  • Violence Against Women Resource Library
  • Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Project
  • Building Comprehensive Solutions
  • National Resource Center on Domestic Violence


NRCDV provides training, both in-person and web-based, to meet the needs of state domestic violence coalitions, their member domestic violence programs and other allied organizations seeking to end domestic violence. Training is provided on an array of topics including, but not limited, to advocating for victims in contact with an abusive partner or ex-partner, conflict resolution within domestic violence shelter programs, reducing rules in shelter, enhanced services to children and youth exposed to domestic violence, social media engagement, economic empowerment strategies, and effective program management, effective policy advocacy approaches, social and racial justice and more.

Below is a listing of trainings and events in which NRCDV is hosting or participating. Click the read more option to view full detailed information.


Upcoming TDVAM Events

Every year, approximately 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner.  Every year during the month of February advocates join efforts to raise awareness about dating violence, highlight promising practices, and encourage communities to get involved. Check out NRCDV’s TDVAM2018 flier.


#ImAnActivist Social Media Campaign

Throughout February

This February, NRCDV builds on the campaign for Domestic Violence Awareness Month to highlight the unique roles and contributions of young activists in advancing social change work. For Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month, young activists, advocates, organizers, and social change makers are invited to share “Why I’m an Activist.” Follow @NationalDVAM and join the conversation on Twitter at #teenDVmonth #ImAnActivist.


#ImAnActivist Stories of Transformation Podcast Series

Every Tuesday in February

For Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month, NRCDV Radio’s Stories of Transformation podcast station will feature the voices of young activists, advocates, organizers, and social change makers age 12-20, describing “Why I’m an Activist.” Stories will be shared highlighting the power of young activists and the unique contributions of young people in community organizing for social justice.


#ImAnActivist (Twitter Chat)

Thursday, February 8th

8pm Eastern/7pm Central/5pm Pacific

As part of NRCDV’s #ImAnActivist campaign and storytelling initiative, @NationalDVAM will host a Twitter Chat to lift up and learn from young activist leaders working to advance social justice. National, state, and local partners who aspire to embrace intergenerational, intersectional approaches to social transformation can benefit from the expertise of young activists in this dialogue.


Rights4Girls: Cyntoia Brown, Bresha Meadows and the Abuse to Prison Pipeline (Webinar)

Thursday, February 22nd

2-3pm Eastern/1-2pm Central/11-12pm Pacific

For Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month, this webinar will highlight the work of Rights4Girls, a human rights organization focused on gender-based violence against young women and girls in the U.S. This interactive webinar will explore how the intersections of race, gender and violence cause our most marginalized girls to be criminalized for their experiences of sexual violence and sexual exploitation.


VAWnet TA Question of the Month: Youth Activism

As founder of Priceless Incite, Annika Leonard works with Black teen girls to cultivate their leadership, survivorship and wellness to bring about deep, radical, and cultural solutions to ending violence. In this blog post released on February 1st, Annika reflects on her experience working with a new generation of anti-violence movement leaders and offers tips for adults in honoring the voices of young activists and making space for this new leadership in our work. Available at:

Awareness Highlights Blog: Healthy Me/Healthy We

This post in the Domestic Violence Awareness Project’s Awareness Highlights blog will explore Break the Cycle’s theme for Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month – Healthy Me/Healthy We. The author will identify strategies and tools for incorporating this approach into our movement work with young people. Available at:

PreventIPV: Tools for Social Change

Throughout the month of February, the PreventIPV project will feature a tool each week that was developed for and/or by youth to promote healthy relationships with self and others, in recognition of Break the Cycle’s theme for Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month – Healthy Me/Healthy We. This collection of tools will also be highlighted in the Winter PreventIPV Newsletter, and shared via NRCDV’s social media channels. Available at:


Special Collection: Preventing and Responding to Teen Dating Violence

Updated for Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month 2018, this Special Collection emphasizes collaborative and multi-level approaches to the prevention of and response to teen dating violence. Drawing on the work of many organizations, this Collection provides general information about teen dating violence, as well as resources for different populations, including 1) young people, 2) parents and caregivers, 3) men and boys, 4) teachers and school-based professionals, 5) health care professionals, 6) pregnancy prevention programs, and 7) domestic violence and sexual violence service providers. Available at:

The Runaway & Homeless Youth Relationship Violence Toolkit

Updated in 2016, this toolkit was developed by and for advocates in the runaway and homeless youth (RHY) and domestic and sexual assault (DV/SA) field to help program better address relationship violence with runaway and homeless youth. Available at:


If you have questions or concerns regarding a training please contact us at 1-800-537-2238 or email at