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.

October 2013 – February 2014

Oct
1
Tue
DVAM Proclamation – Lafayette @ Lafayette City Halll
Oct 1 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

For more information, contact Faith House at 337-267-9422.

Oct
2
Wed
Candlelight Vigil – Lafayette @ Girard Park
Oct 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

For more information, contact Faith House at 337-267-9422.

Oct
14
Mon
Duluth Model Training for Offender Programs @ Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Training Center
Oct 14 @ 8:30 am – Oct 16 @ 4:30 pm

The Duluth Model is an ever-evolving way of thinking about how a community works together to end domestic violence. This training is for anyone starting a batterer intervention program, who is new to men’s nonviolence group facilitation, or seasoned facilitators who would like a refresher.

To register: https://app.etapestry.com/cart/DomesticAbuseInterventionPr/default/item.php?ref=1605.0.440972349

Event Flyer: http://lcadv.org/duluth-registration-training/

Oct
17
Thu
Women Helping Women Luncheon @ River Oaks Event Center, Napoleon Ballroom
Oct 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Faith House & Woman’s Foundation would be delighted for you to join, wearing your sassiest purse, as they celebrate the wonders of women at the annual Women Helping Women Luncheon: What’s Your Purse-onality?

Space is limited. Donations accepted. RSVP by Oct. 7th.

 

Oct
19
Sat
Stop the Violence Program and Rally @ Heymann Center
Oct 19 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

For more information, contact Faith House at 337-267-9422.

Oct
22
Tue
SNAP Mayor’s Breakfast @ Ramada Inn, Center St.
Oct 22 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

For more information contact SNAP at 337-367-7627.

Oct
24
Thu
Candlelight Vigil – New Iberia @ Steamboat Pavilion
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

For more information contact SNAP at 337-367-7627.

Jan
14
Tue
Children Exposed to Violence: When Domestic Violence Meets Child Abuse @ Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Community Training Center
Jan 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Feb
9
Sun
Enhancing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases Workshop @ Doubletree New Orleans
Feb 9 @ 8:00 am – Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm

To register: http://njidv.org/education-opportunities/ejs-dv.html

The workshop will address the topics described below, using hypothetical case problems, role-play exercises, small group discussions, faculty demonstrations, and a working lunch. This highly interactive format enables judges from different jurisdictions and levels of experience to learn from one another.

Who should attend:

All state and tribal court judges and judicial officers (commissioners, referee, etc.) nationwide are eligible to attend the workshops, but priority will be given to judges from jurisdictions currently receiving one of the following OVW Grants: (1) Grants to Encourage Arrest, (2) STOP Violence Against Indian Women Grants, (3) Rural Domestic Violence and Child Victimization Enforcement Grant Program, or (4) Court Training and Improvement Program. Priority is also given to OVW funded agencies jurisdictions that send more than one judge. Local OVW funded and some courts might cover their judges’ travel and per diem costs. All participants are responsible for their own travel and per diem costs.

Victim & Perpetrator Behavior 3.5 Hours This segment will help participants understand the motivations and behaviors of perpetrators and adult and child victims.

Fact-Finding 3.5 Hours Participants will learn how to apply an understanding of domestic violence to judicial fact-finding and identify evidentiary issues that are of primary concern for judges.

Access to Justice and Judge’s Role in Community Response to Domestic Violence 3.5 Hours This segment focuses on identifying and overcoming barriers to achieving justice in domestic violence cases by focusing on the judge as a leader in the justice system and in a coordinated community response to domestic violence.

Fairness and Culture Issues in Domestic Violence Cases 3.25 Hours Participants will formulate definitions of culture and cultural competence, discuss the dynamics of difference, and identify ways in which culture is relevant in the courtroom.

Decision-Making Skills and Enforcement 3.25 Hours This segment focuses on how judges can apply the law in their jurisdictions to the facts in cases involving domestic violence, and how they can effectively enhance compliance with their orders.

Practical Courtroom Exercises 3 Hours Participants will move among five breakout rooms to participate in a series of practical courtroom exercises designed to help them identify issues involving domestic violence.

Feb
21
Fri
Louisiana Protective Order Registry Legal Seminar @ Lafayette, LA
Feb 21 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

The LPOR Legal Seminar will:

  • Explain how the protective order registry works.
  • Explain the appropriate use of the mandatory order forms.
  • Identify and discuss state and federal statutes related to court protections for those affected by domestic abuse and dating violence.
  • Disseminate the updated v.7 version of the Guide to the LPOR, the standardized forms, and the related interactive software.

CLEs will be provided.

To register, visit www.lpor.org