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.
As a DV advocate, you likely have more than enough experience to testify as an expert witness on the subject of domestic violence in both civil and criminal cases, but what does this mean and how can this help your work? What is the different between an expert witness and a lay witnesses, and what would be expected of you? In this webinar, Legal Director Kerry Blomquist explains how you can better work for your clients, collaborate with counsel and offer your expertise to educate judges in your community about the issue of Intimate Partner Violence.
For more information and to register: http://www.icadvinc.org/training/training-dates/
Registration limited to OVW grantees.
At its best, the process of community assessment is both an effective community organizing tool and also a process for creating concrete change. Many interagency teams are eager to analyze practices and case files together, but some communities are challenged when it comes to committing to change and implementing those changes. Preparing for implementation from the beginning stages of a community assessment can pave the way for success in implementing changes the assessment recommends. Join us for an insightful discussion to learn about key strategies for successful implementation of recommendations and findings.
For more information: http://www.praxisinternational.org/praxis_training.aspx
This webinar will examine the rise in domestic violence related Homicide/Suicides. What are the warning signs and how can these tragedies be prevented. This webinar will look at Prevalence; Risk and Protective Factors; Lethality and Danger Assessments and the important role of death review teams. It will describe the importance of prevention and the critical need for partnerships between mental health and domestic violence programs in order to improve and strengthen the community response to ending the violence.
To register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/131761254
Bystander intervention has emerged as a popular and powerful strategy for the prevention of sexual and domestic violence. This web conference will further national dialogue on the strategy, with a particular focus on social justice. It will highlight new publications about bystander intervention from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, as well as provide examples of successful integration of a social justice framework into the strategy
For more information and to register: http://www.preventconnect.org/2013/08/bystander_intervention_social_justice/
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Women are among the fastest growing criminal justice population. Currently, there are over one million adult women involved in the criminal justice system. The reasons for their involvement are as varied as their pathways into and contact with the system. A consistent thread throughout the lives of justice-involved women is trauma resulting from domestic, sexual or other types of violence. Throughout their lives, justice-involved women may encounter various criminal justice practitioners and service providers charged with assisting them prior to, during, or after incarceration. It is critical to understand that women have life circumstances that are unique to their gender that require specific interventions. Obtaining a better understanding of what contributes to their incarceration is at the core of helping them transition back to their communities, reducing recidivism, and achieving improved outcomes.
For more information and to register: http://www.ncdsv.org/images/NCDBW_Women-at-the-crossroads-Parts-1-and-2_9-2013.pdf
This webinar attempts to “de-mystify” the term Evidence Based Practices (EBPs). Using the CDC’s “Guide to the Continuum of Evidence Effectiveness”, the webinar describes the importance of EBPs in working with survivors of abuse, and how to evaluate the evidence used to support the effectiveness of an intervention.
For more information and to register: http://idvaac.wufoo.com/forms/z7p7s5/
Violence is preventable, and more U.S. cities are exploring public health approaches to create safe, thriving communities. Prevention Institute developed the UNITY RoadMap for cities to more effectively and sustainably prevent violence before it occurs. Grounded in partnerships and prevention strategies, the UNITY RoadMap describes the essential elements for implementing a comprehensive strategy. Presenters will introduce the UNITY RoadMap and describe how its elements have been integrated into local efforts, such as the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative.
For more information and to register: https://events-na1.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/1002235226/en/events/event/shared/default_template/event_landing.html?sco-id=1415265384
This is the second of a three-part webinar series will share tips and best practices on how to talk about the issue, how to engage schools and communities and how to talk to teens and work with survivors.
To register: https://breakthecycle.ilinc.com/register/bkhpbbw
For more information on this series: http://www.ncdsv.org/images/BTC_Building-to-success-webinar-series_Aug-Sep-Oct-2013.pdf
Part of PreventConnect’s 2013-2014 Ending Child Sexual Abuse web conference series, Secret Survivor’s Tools for Strengthening your Prevention Efforts, will be a web-based conference discussing prevention strategies for ending child sexual abuse. Registration will open three weeks in advance at http://www.preventconnect.org/category/end-child-sexual-abuse/
This webinar focuses on the national PREA Standards and the impact of professional ethical obligations and confidentiality laws for sexual abuse victims in custodial settings. During the webinar, Professor Smith will: (1) briefly review the national PREA Standards applicable to medical and mental health care, reporting, screening, and investigations; (2) discuss relevant ethical obligations held by medical and mental health providers in the correctional context; (3) discuss relevant legal standards in maintaining or breaking confidentiality for victims of sexual abuse in a custodial setting; (4) identify strategies that can be helpful in developing MOUs with medical and mental health care providers in the correctional context; and (5) identify steps agencies can take to address the intersection of the standards, confidentiality, ethics, and the law.
For more information and to register: http://www.prearesourcecenter.org/training-and-technical-assistance/webinars/1792/the-national-prea-standards-confidentiality-ethics-a