Professional Training


WEAVE offers an array of educational options tailored to different professional groups in Sacramento County. WEAVE has worked in partnership with medical professionals, law enforcement, homeless service providers, private businesses, other community educators, and many more to build knowledge and capacity in regards to domestic violence, sexual assault, and sex trafficking. Topics are customized based on the experience and needs of the audience.

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Professional training topics offered:

Silence Doesn’t Work Here

Comprehensive program focusing on how to Recognize, Respond, and Refer employees and co-workers experiencing domestic violence or sexual assault. Tailored trainings available for employees, managers, and Human Resources professionals.

WEAVE Services

Explanation of all WEAVE services and how victims may access resources.

Domestic Violence 101

Types of abuse, relationship dynamics, cycle of violence, and abuse indicators.

Sexual Assault 101

Legal definitions, rape trauma syndrome, and legal rights of victims including evidentiary examination.

Sex Trafficking 101

Definition of sex trafficking, indicators, safety concerns, and available resources.

Effects of Domestic Violence on Children

Information regarding the physical, emotional, and mental impact of domestic violence on children.

Teen Dating Violence

Information regarding prevalence, types of abuse, cycle of violence, effective intervention and prevention strategies.

Supporting Someone Who Has Been Assaulted

Discussion regarding how to support a victim of domestic violence or sexual assault including assessment, intervention, resources, and safety planning.

Mandated reporting-Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

Information regarding reporting requirements when domestic violence or sexual assault is suspected or confirmed. Training includes local resource and how to refer victims.

Reproductive, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Coercion

Discussion of the indicators of reproductive coercion and appropriate screening strategies. Discussion of the indicators of mental health and substance abuse coercion and appropriate screening strategies.