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MCEDSV Harm Reduction and Agency Governance Training

Friday, March 15, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Time Zone: America/Detroit
Local Time: Friday, March 15, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


This training is funded by the Michigan Crime Victims Service Commission, through a grant under the Victims of Crime Act. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Michigan Crime Victims Service Commission.  

MCEDSV Harm Reduction and Agency Governance Training

March 15, 2019


This training will be focused on building agency governance structures and practices that will assist in the reduction of harm to survivors as well as the agency. Topics will include agency policy development, agency leadership structure, board roles and responsibilities, and agency leadership accountability from a survivor-centered, trauma-informed, and intersectional perspective.


   1. Increase knowledge regarding leadership roles and responsibilities in a survivor-centered program.

2.Begin the process of assessing areas of potential harm within the current practices and policies with a plan toward harm reduction from a governance perspective. 

3.Network with other directors and board members for real-time tips and resources for creating governance structure and practices that are survivor-centered, trauma informed, and intersectional.  



This gathering is for executive directors and agency board members. This isan advanced decision making and organizational culture conversation that will require open and honest discussion with a mind toward survivor-centered policies, positive change, and future-oriented thinking.

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Location: Doubletree by Hilton - Airport, Grand Rapids
Fees: This training is being offered for free and includes lunch. Pre-registration for CEUs is required. Additional fees apply.
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