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.

September – October 2014

Sep
10
Wed
NEUROBIOLOGY of TRAUMA: Understanding Traumatic Memory and Victim Behavior @ Webinar
Sep 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This project is funded by the Michigan Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention and Treatment Board (MDSVPTB). The MDSVPTB is a Governor appointed board, housed within the Department of Human Services, that administers state and federal funding for domestic and sexual violence programs and advocacy services, develops and recommends policy, and develops and provides technical assistance and training on the issue of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

 Registration: http://portal.mcedsv.org/trainings?cid=2&ceid=73&cerid=0&cdt=9/10/2014&erid=184806&trid=ebc3a54b-81a5-4bef-ae44-1e309ecec421

Training Description:

Presented by Dr. Rebecca Campbell, Professor of Psychology at Michigan State University.
Dr. Campbell will explain the brain response to trauma, and how trauma affects survivors’ reactions to the crime and their ability to remember details of the assault.

Presenting the Case: Best Practices in Prosecution Charging Decisions @ Webinar
Sep 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

From a careful evaluation of the history, context, and severity of violence to forfeiture for wrongdoing determinations to guidelines for victim engagement, the Domestic Violence Best Practice Assessment Guides detail best practices in prosecution charging decisions in cases involving battering. Join us for this webinar training to learn more about current best practices and how to assess and improve your community’s prosecution responses to battering.

Registration: https://bwjp.ilinc.com/perl/ilinc/lms/register.pl?activity_id=rkxvchc&user_id=

Sep
18
Thu
Engaging Men to End Violence Against Women @ Webinar
Sep 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

This webinar focuses on engaging men in violence prevention and intervention, exploring the value of engaging men, examining strengths and weaknesses of current initiatives and providing strategies and tools to engage men at the organizational level.

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
1. Recognize the value in engaging men in anti-violence work
2. Consider the strengths and weaknesses of current efforts to engage men
3. Identify different tools and strategies to engage men in anti-violence work.

For more information: https://jwi.org/page.aspx?pid=2627&srctid=1&erid=5262613&trid=f250aeb4-c108-4d8b-ae83-035a219aa533#sthash.lDpCteQY.dpbs

The Neurobiology of Trauma: Using Science to Explain Counterintuitive Victim Behaviors to Courts @ Webinar
Sep 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

All too often, behaviors of victims cause the public and those in the criminal justice system to doubt a victim’s story.  In fact, it is not uncommon to hear someone decry a victim for “not acting like a victim.”  This session will focus on the impact of trauma on the brain and how understanding this impact can help explain seemingly counterintuitive behavior of victims.  Among the behaviors that appear counter-intuitive and which will be discussed in the session:  perceived exaggerated fear responses of domestic violence victims; victims of domestic violence and sexual assault continuing to spend time with their perpetrator; non- or delayed disclosure of one’s victimization; and flat affect when discussing the details of one’s victimization.  Specific case examples will be used throughout the session and participants will not only gain an understanding of the “why” of some behaviors but also leave ready to explain the same to the courts, including through expert testimony.

For more information and to register: https://law.lclark.edu/live/events/28247-the-neurobiology-of-trauma-using-science-to?preview=1

Oct
3
Fri
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
10
Fri
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