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.
August – October 2014
Darkness to Light is the leading evidence based child sexual abuse prevention program in the country. The training programs aims to empower adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.
9-11 am at the Children’s Hospital Auditorium
(Scholarships are available through Children Trust Fund)
If you can’t attend this training (August 1), you have two more opportunities this year:
If you have any questions or need to RSVP, please sign up on Facebook, call us at (504)894-5484 or email email@example.com
Join us for plenary sessions followed by interactive workshops that provide opportunities for in-depth information, skill building exercises, practice opportunities and group discussions. Participants will learn and share creative strategies while focusing on a wide range of advocacy options for immigrant survivors of intimate partner violence, sexual assault or other crimes. Plenary sessions and workshops will provide practical tools and address the best practices to strengthen family law and custody cases, increase safety by ensuring access to public benefits, subsidized health care, VAWA confidentiality protections, and victim based immigration remedies and protection orders for immigrant survivors. Participants will also focus on how to deliver services or provide representation in a manner that promotes healing from trauma.
Registration available at: http://www.niwap.org/conference/new-orleans.php
For more information http://www.ncdsv.org/images/OVW-NIWAP_Creative-solutions-to-strengthen-advocacy-options-and-healing-for-immigrants-survivors_8-2014.pdf
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
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
Wednesday, October 29th – Raise A Glass For A Cause – Domestic Violence Awareness Event and Fundraiser for Metropolitan Center for Women and Children
For more information contact Metro at 504-837-5455.