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 2013 – February 2014

Louisiana Housing Alliance Listening Tour @ Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Center
August 19, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Louisiana Housing Alliance is hosting its 5th Annual Listening Tour August 19th-30th! Each year they convene housing advocates, developers, service providers, government officials, and [...]
Custody Challenges for Battered Women: Research & Practice @ BWJP Webinar
August 20, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
This webinar will discuss the challenges confronted by battered women as they consider whether to seek a custody/parenting  time order from a court.  In making decisions [...]
New Orleans CAC Care Session: Adverse Childhood Experiences, Trauma, Family Violence, and the Brain @ New Orleans Family Justice Center
August 21, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Presented by Bob Geffner, Ph.D., President of the Family Violence and Sexual Assault Institute in San Diego. RSVP to ncooper@chnola.org
Darkness to Light: Stewards of Children Training @ New Orleans Children's Advocacy Center
August 23, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stewards of Children is the only nationally research based child sexual abuse program for adults. This program will increase knowledge, improve attitudes and change child-protective [...]
Key Strategies in Implementing Assessment Findings @ Webinar
September 11, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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 [...]
Women at the Crossroads: DV Survivors with Criminal Justice Involvement, Part 1 @ NCDBW Webinar
September 12, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
PART 1 of a 2 part series: Women are among the fastest growing criminal justice population. Currently, there are over one million adult women [...]
Use of Technology in Intimate Partner Stalking Conference
September 17, 2013 @ 9:00 am – September 19, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
Hosted by the Stalking Resource Center and NNEDV, this foundational conference will feature an array of nationally renowned trainers on the issues of intimate partner stalking [...]
The Use of Technology in Intimate Partner Stalking Advance training for Criminal Justice Professionalswill be held from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm on September 19 [...]
Women at the Crossroads: DV Survivors with Criminal Justice Involvement, Part 2 @ NCDBW Webinar
September 23, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Part 2 of a 2 part series. At year-end 2007, there were more than 1.27 million women in prison or jail, or on parole or [...]
A strangulation assault may leave no visible external injuries such as bruises or marks. Over 50-80% of strangulation victims do not present visible, external injuries.  While [...]
The Changing Racial Dynamics of Women’s Incarceration @ BWJP Webinar
September 25, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
In February, The Sentencing Project released the report, The Changing Racial Dynamics of Women’s Incarceration, written by Marc Mauer.  This webinar, presented by the report’s [...]
  Faculty will explore the various ways that critical systems have historically betrayed the trust of battered women and sexual assault survivors.  The three institutions [...]
NOTE: Registration is limited to OVW grantees. From a careful evaluation of the history, context, and severity of violence to forfeiture for wrongdoing determinations to [...]
Intimate Partner Violence: Risk, Danger, Military Personnel, and Veterans @ BWJP Webinar
October 10, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Battered Women’s Justice Project (BWJP) is pleased to announce a webinar on the current use of risk assessment tools in the criminal justice and [...]
Identifying, Investigating, and Prosecuting Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Strangulation Cases @ Tulane University School of Law
October 11, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Specialized experts in the identification, investigation, and documenta­tion of strangulation in intimate partner violence cases will cover the following:   Findings from a study of 300 [...]
4th Annual DV Awareness Workshop @ New Orleans Family Justice Center
October 17, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Presented by Crescent City Career Institute & Crescent City WIC Services, Inc. “Perinatal Implications of Domestic Violence” with guest speaker Jose Rivera, JD. RSVP REQUIRED. [...]
Unmasking Domestic Violence Soiree and Fundraising Event @ Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World
October 20, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
For more information and to register: http://www.nofjc.org/event.html
For more information on this survivor’s dinner, contact Metropolitan Center for Women and Children at 504-837-5400.
Darkness to Light: Stewards of Children Training @ New Orleans Children's Advocacy Center
October 25, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stewards of Children is the only nationally research based child sexual abuse program for adults. This program will increase knowledge, improve attitudes and change child-protective [...]
What is “Community Assessment” and How Can it Benefit My Community? @ Webinar
November 13, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A goal of many OVW grantees is to change institutional practices that give rise to poor outcomes for survivors of violence against women. Praxis International [...]
Louisiana District Attorneys Association Fall Seminar @ New Orleans Marriott at the Convention Center
November 20, 2013 @ 10:00 am – November 22, 2013 @ 12:00 pm
For more information and to register: www.ldaa.org Or: http://modiphy.dnsconnect.net/~ldaaorg/main/events.php?page=event_02  
Presented by Teresa M. Garvey The application of Crawford principles in the context of forensic evidence continues to plague the criminal justice system. The United [...]
Developing Partnerships with Community-Based Service Providers – Part II @ Just Detention International Webinar
December 4, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Just Detention International, in collaboration with the National PREA Resource Center, presents Part II of a two-part webinar series on how to include victim service [...]
Are murderers and perpetrators of murder/suicide (terrorists) crazy?  Can we actually prevent the next violent attack or are we relegated to responding/reacting to violence? After Adam [...]
Louisiana’s 10th Annual Conference on Sexual Assault & Family Violence @ Baton Rouge Marriott
December 11, 2013 @ 11:00 am – December 13, 2013 @ 12:00 pm
Co-sponsored by LCADV and LAFASA, this exciting three days of workshops, exhibits and networking is Louisiana’s premier training event for professionals working with victims of sexual, domestic and family violence, and [...]
For more information and to register: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/173749087   Speaker: Dr. Steve Albrecht, PHR, CPP, BCC When we assess the risk of school or workplace violence, [...]
Jointly hosted by Iris Domestic Violence Center, LCADV, and the National Stalking Resource Center Stalking–a dangerous and potentially lethal crime–is often misunderstood, minimized or missed [...]
Louisiana Protective Order Registry Legal Seminar @ Jefferson Parish, Westbank
January 24, 2014 @ 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 [...]
Enhancing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases Workshop @ Doubletree New Orleans
February 9, 2014 @ 8:00 am – February 12, 2014 @ 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 [...]