UTFAV provides a variety of training opportunities to tribal advocacy programs, tribal leadership, tribal entities working in response to violence within Indian country, our membership, and other non-tribal entities working with survivors. Trainings are at no cost to our members and tribal programs.

Trainings include but are not limited to:
  • Domestic Violence in Indian Country
  • Sexual Assault in Indian Country
  • Sex Trafficking in Indian Country
  • Foundations of Advocacy
  • Historical Trauma
  • Professional Boundaries and Ethics
  • Confidentiality
  • Crisis Line Advocacy
  • Self-Care
  • Shelter Advocacy
  • Conflict within Shelter: De-Escalation Techniques for Advocates and Shelter Staff







Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

StrongHearts Native Helpline
1-844-7NATIVE (1-844-762-8483)

Contact Us

2861 Ashmun St., Suite 4
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Phone: (906) 253-9775 

 Fax (906) 253-9757 

This project was funded by Grant No. 2017-IW-AX-0003 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice.  The opinions, findings, and recommendations expressed in this publication, program, exhibition are that of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

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