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.

Oct
2
Thu
DVAM Awareness Walk – Iberville Parish @ Iberville Pairsh Courthouse
Oct 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

DVAM Awareness Walk from the Iberville Parish Courthouse to downtown Plaquemine. Sponsored by Iberville Parish Domestic Violence Coordinated Community Response Team.

NW Louisiana Domestic Violence Memorial Service @ Salvation Army Chapel
Oct 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

A service of remembrance and hope where victims and survivors of domestic violence and their families have an opportunity to offer tributes and honor their loved ones. The community is invited.

Contact Project Celebration 318-226-5015

Oct
3
Fri
BASF Golf Tournament benefiting Iris Domestic Violence Center
Oct 3 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
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
4
Sat
Riding Against Child Abuse and Neglect @ Friends RV Park
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

DVAM Riding Against Child Abuse and Neglect

People’s Choice Cook off Plates $10 beginning at noon

Kelly Hobson & Band – noon-2pm

Live Auction 2-4pm

John Watson @ Honky Tonk Heroes 4-8pm

Oct
10
Fri
Love Serves @ Pierremont Oaks Tennis Club
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am – Oct 12 @ 9:00 am

First United Methodist Church will sponsor an awareness event and fundraiser for Project Celebration. Players, sponsors, and volunteers are welcome to attend.

Intro to Play Therapy Training @ New Orleans Family Justice Alliance
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Please join us for:

INTRO TO PLAY THERAPY PRESENTED BY DR. ROY SALGADO

Friday, October 10th         9:00-4:00

New Orleans Family Justice Alliance
701 Loyola  Second Floor Conference Room

Fee: $30.00 before October 1st.  $35.00 after and at the door.*
5.5  Clinical CEUs have been applied for Social Workers and LPCs. You do NOT
have to be a play therapist to benefit from this training.

To register, please respond to this email, or after September 23rd , you may register online at
www.nofjc.org. Click on events to complete your registration.

*You may pay at the door if seating is available.

For questions, please feel free to email Pamela Albers  at palbers@nofjc.org  or call (504) 503-
0863

Cancellations: You must cancel 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund.

A bit about Dr. Salgado: In  addition to his teaching experience at Our Lady of Holy Cross, he has
had diverse experiences as a counselor at an elementary school, a high school, a child and
adolescent youth ranch, a community agency, and in private practice. His research interests are in
the area of child and adolescent neglect and abuse, play therapy, child and adolescent development,
and family counseling. He has also served as an Assistant Professor of Counseling and Psychology at
Xavier University of Louisiana. Dr. Salgado currently provides mental health services to members of
the Hispanic community through his work with the Hispanic Apostolate of Catholic Charities, as well
as works with the general population in private practice

New Orleans Family Justice Alliance (504) 592-4005

Wear Purple Day @ Government Plaza
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Local first responders will conduct “A minute without domestic violence” by sounding their sirens for one full minute sending an alarming message of the prevalence of DV in our community. A proclamation, balloon release, and various other poignant reminders of DV will take place in a brief but meaningful assembly. Join us by wearing purple on this day as we show support and solidarity of DV victims and survivors.

Oct
16
Thu
Livingston Parish Domestic Violence Vigil @ Denham Springs Police Department
Oct 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Night of Promise @ LSU Rural Life Museum Visitor Center
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Night of Promise, sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Aleria’s Promise