Video Training: Protective Orders and the Advocates’ Role

September 18, 2018

This training provides a general overview of the various types of protective orders available to survivors of domestic violence in California, including Emergency Protective Orders, Criminal Protective Orders, Domestic Violence Prevention Act Restraining Orders, and Civil Harassment Restraining Orders. Additionally, the training provides a step-by-step procedural overview of the civil restraining order process in California, and discusses how domestic violence advocates can support survivors through this often unfamiliar and difficult process.

Registration and Payment

All videos are free for survivors of domestic violence/intimate partner abuse and the people who support them; California nonprofit / legal aid employees; private attorneys currently representing a survivor of domestic violence pro bono in California; members of the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence; and members of Legal Aid Association of California. ​All others (including private attorneys), please pay before viewing. $35 per video. Click here to pay. In the comments section, please include the name(s) of the training(s) you are paying for. (Payment for training does not count as a tax-deductible donation.)


FVAP Staff Attorney Cassandra Allison, Esq.

MCLE Credit

To receive 0.5 hours of MCLE credit for watching this webinar, please download and complete the below evaluation form, then email it to (Be sure to download the form and save it to your device before entering your information.) Available for CA attorneys only. By submitting this form you are certifying that you viewed the entire presentation, and are electronically signing an attendance record.

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