Violence Prevention Training

The Office of Violence Prevention (OVP) offers Professional Development Training addressing violence related issues:

  • Powerful Ways to Prevent Bullying
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Children’s Exposure to Violence (CEV)              
  • Choosing Non-Violence
  • Cyber-bullying
  • Early Childhood Bullying
  • Effects of Domestic Violence on Children                    
  • Mandated Reporting
  • Psychological First Aid
  • TAKE TEN - making Violence Prevention work in your life!
  • Teen Dating Violence
  • Welcoming Places/Wakanheza - making public spaces safe and child-friendly

A priority for the Office of Violence Prevention is to provide violence prevention professional development opportunities for strengthening Chicago's service provider and professional community.

Being a Friend and Having a Friend Bringing the Kids Back into Focus

Professional development opportunities are available through the existing annual Office of Violence Prevention training calendar as well as direct requests.

Interested groups may contact the Office of Violence Prevention to request a specifically tailored training for their professional group.  Call 312.745.0381 or E-mail:















"Violence is a Public Health problem ... and the public must be engaged to prevent it"

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