Training Catalog

This Training Catalog contains video-based courses developed and delivered by seasoned practitioners serving victims of domestic sexual exploitation/trafficking. We offer these courses to benefit Mentees of the Institute for Shelter Care and the shelter community as a whole, as part of our shared commitment to offer the best possible care to survivors.

If you have an idea for a training title or presenter, please contact Jeanne Allert jallert@thesamaritanwomen.org

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*All locked trainings are for the mentees in our Shelter Mentorship Program.

Fundraising & Partners

Cultivating Major Donors

Ked Frank
Refuge for Women
Institute Faculty

Idea box on prospecting and cultivating larger financial gifts.

 Runtime 54:31
Publish Date: January 2021

Church Partners in Shelter Care

Daniel Emr
Worthwhile Wear
Institute Faculty

Idea box on effectively engaging churches in the work of shelter care.

 Runtime 40:57
Publish Date: May 2020

Program Development

Resident Files

Roslyn Lindner
The Samaritan Women
Institute Faculty

Overview of the resident documents a shelter may acquire and how to properly store and release those documents.

 Runtime 25:23
Publish Date: Jan 2021

Informed Consent

Roslyn Lindner
The Samaritan Women
Institute Faculty

Defining the elements and practices of informed consent in the shelter setting.

  Runtime 29:04
Publish Date: February 2021

What Works for Us: Resident Internship Program

Jeanne Allert
The Samaritan Women
Institute Faculty

One shelter’s approach to vocational training and the employment readiness.

 Runtime 22:11
Publish Date: May 2020

What Works for Us:  The Enneagram in Shelter Care

Jeanne Allert
The Samaritan Women
Institute Faculty

One shelter’s use of the enneagram for staff and resident development.

  Runtime 22:55
Publish Date: March 2021

Assessing for TBI in Survivors

Jessicah Ray, PA-C
Head First Concussion Care

Identifying traumatic brain injury in victims of sexual violence.

 Runtime 1:29:12
Publish Date: May 2020

Residential Staff & Volunteer Training

Child Abuse and Trafficking: Connecting the Dots

Discover the grooming tactics of predators and traffickers and stand in the gap for an at-risk child

 Runtime 52:56
Publish Date: July 2021

The T.A.M.A.R. Method: Ministering to Victims of Sexual Trauma, Part 1

The prevalence of sexual abuse and the psychological effects of trauma.

 Runtime 1:30:15
Publish Date: June 2021

The T.A.M.A.R. Method: Ministering to Victims of Sexual Trauma, Part 2

Recognizing gender and cultural considerations, shame, and grief.

 Runtime 1:35:58
Publish Date: June 2021

Volunteer Training: Confidentiality and Boundaries

How to identify manipulation tactics, set healthy boundaries, and maintain confidentiality. 

 Runtime 25:34
Publish Date: June 2021

If you have any questions on the locked training content, please contact Kim Checkeye at kcheckeye@thesamaritanwomen.org