SPARC provides training to multidisciplinary professionals working with stalking victims or offenders. SPARC does not provide training to victims, students, or the general public.

SPARC trainings are for professionals who seek to increase their understanding of stalking and enhance their skills in working with stalking victims or offenders. Our trainings are victim-centered, research informed, and practice based. We are available to work with practitioners on the local, regional, statewide, and national levels. Training topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Identifying and Responding to Stalking
  • Stalking and Intimate Partner Violence
  • Stalking and Sexual Assault
  • The Use of Technology to Stalk
  • Stalking on College Campuses
  • Stalking and Adolescents
  • Stalking Safety Planning
  • Coordinating the Response to Stalking
  • Investigating Stalking
  • Prosecuting Stalking
  • Supervising Stalking Offenders
  • Stalking Risk Assessment
  • Healthcare Response to Stalking
  • Investigating and Prosecuting Online Abuse

SPARC can develop training content and integrate topics to meet your specific training needs. SPARC utilizes nationally recognized training consultants to assist in meeting training requests. Trainings can vary in length from 90 minutes to several days. Trainings can be tailored to meet the individualized needs of communities working to improve their responses to stalking.

As you plan a stalking training, review SPARC’s guide for promoting your event.

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If you have difficulty completing the training request form online, please fill out this form and email the file to Emma MacDonald.