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End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin hosts trainings and events related to preventing and ending domestic abuse, and works to keep advocates and allies informed of trends, resources, policies, and practices that have an impact on survivors, families, and communities affected by domestic abuse.

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Webinar: Confidentiality Basics for Domestic Violence Advocates



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Date & Time: December 10 at 1pm


Description: This webinar will introduce the basics of confidentiality for domestic abuse advocates. We will consider the importance of confidentiality in light of fundamental advocacy principles, like survivor empowerment and being survivor-centered. We will also look at the basic provisions of state and federal laws that protect client information. Participants will understand when these laws prohibit the release of information. We will give guidance on how to resolve situations in which the obligation to maintain confidentiality may conflict with other needs or demands.


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Annual Teen Summit

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Date: Sunday, February 24 - Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Location: Kalahari Resorts, Wisconsin Dells, WI

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Description: The Teen Summit is meant for teens working on or interested in learning about healthy relationships, teen dating violence, and sexual assault. Adult mentors working with or supporting teens including parents and caregivers, sexual assault & domestic violence programs, tribal programs, runaway programs, school personnel, youth development organizations, etc.

This event is continuing to grow, with over 450 people in attendance in 2018! The event starts on a Sunday to avoid taking youth out of school three days in a row. End Abuse offers an Excused Absence form every year that students can provide their schools without fear of being tardy or having unexcused absences.

Regional Training & Networking: Regional Advocate Days for Training (RADs), RADs for People of Color, and Outreach Office Networking Meetings



Description: There are five Regional Advocate Days for Training annually. End Domestic Abuse WI plans them in collaboration with local advocates in each Wisconsin region (western, northern, northeastern, southeastern, and southern). Most trainings take place from 10am to 3pm, and include a large group training in the morning and smaller breakout sessions in the afternoon. Additionally, we have hosted RADs specifically for advocates of color, a bilingual advocates RAD, and two networking meetings for outreach office advocates.

New Directors University (NDU)

Description: In this year-long workshop, new directors from around the state gather to discuss important aspects of leadership and service provision to victims of domestic violence. Areas covered include working with the board of directors, grant writing, budgeting and finance management, and community and organizational leadership. This group is open to new directors with 3 years and less experience, and promotes networking and connections. The application process is now closed for the 2018 session. For information about applying for upcoming years please email or


Description: WE LEAD is a yearlong leadership academy which focuses on building new voices of leadership within the movement to end gender-based violence by providing hands-on leadership development opportunities for survivors of violence and/or people from Wisconsin’s underserved or under-represented communities. The next WE LEAD cohort meets regularly from May 24, 2018 through March 29, 2019.  Applications for the 2018-2019 cohort are now closed.


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We envision communities fully engaged to provide safety and to give a voice to all affected by domestic abuse, while creating the social change necessary to address its root causes. We honor the wisdom and strength of domestic abuse survivors across the lifespan. Our mission is achievable through survivor-centered work that includes strategic partnerships and collaboration. As advocates for social justice, we embrace the voices of diverse communities.