Trainings for Professionals

Generally, workshops are 60 minutes long, plus an additional 30 minutes to include Q&A and a brief overview of HopeWorks’ services. Workshops are intended for audiences of no fewer than 8 and no more than 30. Browse our topics below. (Note: “PP” indicates PowerPoint is used as part of the program.)

Stewards of Children Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

A nationally acclaimed prevention training program that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for organizations that serve youth and for individuals concerned about the safety of children. There is $20 materials fee for each person. Maximum workshop size is 25. The National Association of Social Workers has approved the Stewards of Children training for two (2) contact hours of continuing education. The Stewards certificate has the approval and provider numbers included. (PP)

Recognizing IPV: Training for Counselors and Human Services Employees

A training workshop that examines the dynamics of intimate partner violence, including the cycle of violence, issues of power and control, an overview of health/wellness red flags, and safety planning. (PP)

Living with Violence: Effects on Children/Teens

Learn the warning signs for children who are impacted by violence at home. (PP)

Contact us to learn more about these programs or download our program request form.

24-Hour Sexual, Dating and Domestic Violence Helpline: (410) 997-2272



9770 Patuxent Woods Dr., Suite 300

Columbia, MD, 21046

(410) 997-0304