Webinars provide the opportunity to access statewide and national trainers at your own computer and on your own time.
- Upcoming webinars can be found on our Calendar of Events.
- You can search through recordings of our past webinars, as well as other resources, at www.ccasa.org/sainformation
Online Learning Center
Training new staff and volunteers sometimes poses a challenge for sexual assault programs with limited resources and time. With our online courses, participants can learn at their own pace when their schedule allows. We encourage participants to explore and study the additional resources that are provided throughout each course. Information about the courses that are available and how to access them can be found at www.ccasa.org/online-learning-center
CCASA hosts an annual meeting for campus-based advocates to convene, network, and enhance their skills through training and discussion on current topics and trends.
Sexual Assault Advocate Training Institute
The Sexual Assault Advocate Training Institute (SAATI) provides 22* of the 30 training hours necessary to meet statutory requirements for advocate privilege. SAATI is designed for staff at community- and campus-based sexual and domestic violence advocacy programs. It is also appropriate for staff at law enforcement and district attorney’s victim assistance programs. The training will increase participants’ knowledge and skills to support survivors of sexual assault as well as provide participants with information and tools to bring back to their agency to train other staff and volunteers. SAATI covers core topics, including:
- sexual assault dynamics and effects
- culturally responsive crisis intervention and advocacy
- medical options
- criminal justice options
- civil legal options
*We recommend the remaining 8 hours include agency- and community-specific information, such as agency policies and procedures, community resources, coordinated community response, etc.
The SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) Institute focuses on Colorado-based best practices and innovations in sexual assault collaborations and response. The Institute is ideal for both new and established teams. We are pleased to be bringing back the SART Institute in 2020!
Colorado Advocacy in Action Conference
CCASA and Violence Free Colorado have co-hosted the Colorado Advocacy in Action Conference since 2011. The Conference is a place to share, discuss, and explore the connections and creative solutions essential to our efforts to end sexual and domestic violence. Visit coloradoadvocacy.org for more information.
Individualized Training and Technical Assistance
CCASA provides individualized training and technical assistance on a wide range of topics related to sexual violence. Contact us to learn more about how we can tailor a training specifically for your needs as well as costs of training (training is free for CCASA members). If CCASA cannot meet a training need, we have access to statewide and national resources to help you.
Please fill out our form to request training or technical assistance.