Native Women’s Society of the Great Plains offers to their members and others a 40-hour sexual assault certification training, which is required to work in most crisis centers. The curriculum ‘Through the Teachings of our Grandmothers’ was developed by the Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition is native specific and supports advocates in communication between a victim and advocate, which is considered privilege information. The training parallels state requirements, meets the needs of tribal communities and is a link role in advocacy to restoring balance and examines root cause of sexual violence in Indian country. The 40-hour training is usually divided into two training sessions and is offered to 20 or more participants in various locations. Contact our office for training dates.