Since 2000, at least 42% of adult homicides in Utah were domestic violence related. That staggering statistic is a chilling summation of multiple problems that come with reporting, dealing with, and detering domestic violence. To help prepare and train the much needed advocates, the Utah Domestic Violence Coalition will be holding their Core Advocacy Training (CAT). This is a 40-hour training that details the skills and knowledge necessary to support and empower survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, stalking and human trafficking. This training is recommended for advocates and professionals involved in supporting survivors. It is a free training but you need to register at

. Training will run
August 7th
, 8th and 9th and will pick up again
Monday, August 12th
finish on Tuesday, August 13th.
It will be at the Vernal City Community Room. The training is approved by the Utah Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers and can count towards credits.