Training and Event Calendar

This event calendar is provided as a service to our members and the public. An event may be cancelled at any time. Please confirm the event with the sponsor prior to making travel plans. To submit an event, please contact us.

September – October 2014

Sep
18
Thu
Engaging Men to End Violence Against Women @ Webinar
Sep 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

This webinar focuses on engaging men in violence prevention and intervention, exploring the value of engaging men, examining strengths and weaknesses of current initiatives and providing strategies and tools to engage men at the organizational level.

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
1. Recognize the value in engaging men in anti-violence work
2. Consider the strengths and weaknesses of current efforts to engage men
3. Identify different tools and strategies to engage men in anti-violence work.

For more information: https://jwi.org/page.aspx?pid=2627&srctid=1&erid=5262613&trid=f250aeb4-c108-4d8b-ae83-035a219aa533#sthash.lDpCteQY.dpbs

The Neurobiology of Trauma: Using Science to Explain Counterintuitive Victim Behaviors to Courts @ Webinar
Sep 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

All too often, behaviors of victims cause the public and those in the criminal justice system to doubt a victim’s story.  In fact, it is not uncommon to hear someone decry a victim for “not acting like a victim.”  This session will focus on the impact of trauma on the brain and how understanding this impact can help explain seemingly counterintuitive behavior of victims.  Among the behaviors that appear counter-intuitive and which will be discussed in the session:  perceived exaggerated fear responses of domestic violence victims; victims of domestic violence and sexual assault continuing to spend time with their perpetrator; non- or delayed disclosure of one’s victimization; and flat affect when discussing the details of one’s victimization.  Specific case examples will be used throughout the session and participants will not only gain an understanding of the “why” of some behaviors but also leave ready to explain the same to the courts, including through expert testimony.

For more information and to register: https://law.lclark.edu/live/events/28247-the-neurobiology-of-trauma-using-science-to?preview=1

Oct
1
Wed
Barbe Elementary Rally Against Domestic Violence @ Barbe Elementary
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Barbe Elementary Rally Against DV Kickoff: 9 am at Barbe Elementary in Lake Charles

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Oct
2
Thu
Hope in the Light of Day: Celebrating Domestic Violence Survivors @ Downtown River Market
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Oct 2, 2014, 10am-11am,

The Wellspring Domestic Violence Month Kickoff Event:

“Hope in the Light of Day: Celebrating DV Survivors”

Downtown RiverMarket

316 S. Grand St., Monroe, LA

Oct
3
Fri
Inside the Mind of an Offender: Interview Techniques for Domestic Violence Cases @ Holiday Inn Metairie
Oct 3 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

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Join us for a half-day training that will take you inside the mind of a domestic violence offender and provide useful and effective interviewing techniques.

Domestic violence experts with decades of experience interacting with violent offenders will address:

- Advanced domestic violence dynamics
- Batterer tactics and characteristics
- Predominant aggressor determination
- Investigative interview techniques
- Crawford v. Washington implications
- Technology use by batterers

More information and registration: lcadv.org/offender-interviewing

Oct
7
Tue
Lake Charles Balloon Release @ Lake Charles Court Steps
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Lake Charles Balloon Release: 9 am at the Lake Charles Court steps

Contact Oasis: A Safe Haven

Oct
8
Wed
Allen Parish Balloon Release @ Allen Parish Council on Aging
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Allen Parish Council on Aging Balloon Release: 10 am At Allen Parish Council on Aging Center

Contact Oasis: A Safe Haven

Oct
10
Fri
Cameron Parish Balloon Release @ Cameron Parish Council on Aging
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cameron Parish Council on Aging Balloon Release: 11 am at Cameron Parish Council on Aging Center

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Oct
15
Wed
Domestic Violence Forum @ UL Monroe, Student Union Ballroom
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Oct 15, 2014, 6pm-7pm

Domestic Violence Forum

University of Louisiana Monroe

Student Union Ballroom

Monroe, LA

Oct
20
Mon
Domestic Violence Seminar – Iowa @ Iowa Library
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Domestic Violence Seminar: 10:30 am at Iowa Library

Contact Oasis: A Safe Haven