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.

January – October 2014

Jan
22
Wed
Children Exposed to Violence: When Domestic Violence Meets Child Abuse @ DCFS Regional Office
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Apr
9
Wed
LDAA 40th Annual Support Staff Conference
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – Apr 11 @ 12:00 pm

The 2013-2014 Support Staff Training Committee – in conjunction with the Louisiana District Attorneys Association – Presents “The Jewels of the Offices: Spotlighting 40 Years of Support.”

More information: http://www.ciclt.net/ul/ldaa/SupportStaffPoster.pdf

Jul
17
Thu
Children Exposed to Violence: When Domestic Violence Meets Child Abuse @ Northwest Regional Reentry Facility
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Children Exposed to Violence: When Domestic Violence Meets Child Abuse

Training Information:

Thursday, July 17, 2014
9:00am-12:00pm

Northwest Regional Reentry Facility
1121 Forum Dr.
Shreveport, LA  71107

Learning objectives:
- Explore the dynamics of domestic violence
- Recognize the needs of children exposed to domestic violence
- Acquire screening techniques and risk and protective factors that are unique to domestic violence
- Apply evidence based developmental and age-appropriate interventions
- Formulate a model case plan applicable to children exposed to domestic violence

Who Should Attend:
Child welfare professionals, behavioral health professionals, social workers who come into contact with children

Registration:
This training is free. However, space is limited and registration is required.

Continuing Education:
This training has been approved for 3.0 general hours of continuing education credit by the National Association of Social Workers – Louisiana Chapter, as authorized by the Louisiana State Board of Social Workers.

Click here for more information and registration.

Oct
2
Thu
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
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.

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
17
Fri
Trey Hutchinson Awards Luncheon
Oct 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

The community is invited to share in a luncheon in honor of fallen officer Trey Hutchinson, killed in the line of duty while responding to a domestic violence call.

Oct
23
Thu
Free Self Defense Class @ Northpoint Community Church
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Free self-defense class for women and girls (ages 10+). Project Celebration wil provide an on site free and confidential domestic violence information and resource area. Prizes, drawings, and fun for all ability levels.