Agency or Department Training Coordinator

AQB offers trainings to equip professionals, such as law enforcement, Wrap Around staff, and victim advocates, in effective becoming more proficient in interventions for crime victims.

See Become Equipped to Protect & Empower Children for seminars on crime prevention.


Seminars include, but are not limited to:

The Ripple Effect of Sexual Abuse – Discovering a child has been molested, wreaks havoc on family systems. Each person reacts differently to this secret being exposed, and develops coping strategies. As professionals, we can help minister to their individual needs if we have a heightened understanding of their tendencies, and how to more effectively walk them through their individual challenges.

Goal: The Ripple Effect of Sexual Abuse will equip participants with tools to be more effective professionals, tailoring their interventions for optimal results.


  • Break down distinct tendencies of family members who have experienced sexual abuse.
  • Analyze how each person’s reactions affect outcomes
  • Discuss strategies to more effectively work with each family member and them as a family unit.

Trends or Threats – What is trending with youth poses as a threat to their mental, physical, and emotional health? While drugs and sexually transmitted diseases remain threats, other trends may surprise you. What are the excuses they make to justify these potentially destructive decisions? How do these choices create imbalanced perspectives, which ultimately affect their mental health and social interactions? Knowing what they are being exposed to and potentially obsessed with makes you more equipped to discuss their choices, and help them make informed decisions.

Goal: Participants will be exposed to trends that threat the overall health of youth.


  • Present the various trends that are endangering youth.
  • Explain how youth’s choices to engage in many popular practices pose as a threat to their mental, physical, and emotional health.
  • Help participants understand their role in enlightening the community.

You Hold the Keys – This seminar increase participants’ awareness to the uniqueness of working with survivors of crime. It will focus on building appropriate relationships for derable outcomes. It will also discuss the need for self-care so professionals will be their best for each survivor of crime.

Fee for seminars not required. However, donations are welcomed for us to continue our life-changing work.

“AQB has been an invaluable resource for Gang Reduction Intervention Partnership…The response from principals & parents arising from your presentations throughout the county and the resources you provide has been tremendous. “  –Tamika Williams, Deputy District Attorney

“Having Martha (AQB’s Founder, Executive Director) present during our training and participating as an evaluator provided great insight and information for our officers. With your assistance and knowledge, we were able to examine and re-evaluate our tactics and techniques when conducting an interview or interrogation. Additionally, your insight will have a major impact on how we respond and handle these types of calls for service on a regular basis.”– Sergeant Daniel Romo, Acting Watch Commander, Los AngelesAirport Police

“Eye opening, informative, engaging, and absolutely amazing.” – Children Network San Bernardino

“By far the best presentation I have attended these two days! So informative! Very real discussion.”Children Network San Bernardino

“My training at AQB helped to give me hands on experience in providing a safe place and a caring process of healing for those who have experienced difficult traumas in their lives. I gained insight and appreciation for the use of art in therapy and other creative therapeutic techniques. I witnessed the impact that these unique methods can have on individuals in their healing process. I’m very grateful for my training at AQB.” Rebecca Rodriguez, former trainee, currently an associate at Turning Point Counseling