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Sexual violence training offered

WORTHINGTON — The Southwest Crisis Center will offer a 40-hour sexual violence training for interested volunteers, interns and community members on the first two weekends in March.

Stopping sexual violence is a community-wide endeavor. All staff and volunteers who provide sexual assault advocacy services in Minnesota are required to complete a minimum of 40 hours of training on sexual assault.

The training will be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 1-2 and March 8-9 at the Southwest Crisis Center, 920 Diagonal Rd., Worthington. There is a cost, which covers snacks, lunch and materials for all four days.

To register or for more information, contact Thi Synavone at or call 1-800-376-4311 by Feb. 21.