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 – January 2014

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
Louisiana Housing Alliance Listening Tour @ Baton Rouge Area Foundation
August 23, 2013 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 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 [...]
Fair Housing Training @ Louisiana Housing Corporation
August 28, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
A detailed and informative fair housing training including the following topics:   Violence Against Women Act:  Pro-active Strategies and Enforcement, Reasonable Accommodation/Modification:  Requirements, Responsibilities, and Reasonable [...]
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 [...]
NRG South Central Region Health Fair @ Big Cajun II Plant Site
October 2, 2013 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
For more information, contact Iris Domestic Violence Center at 225-389-3001.
DV Awareness Ceremony – Donaldsonville @ Floyd Boutte Memorial Stadium
October 3, 2013 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 PM. Domestic Violence Awareness ceremony at Floyd Boutte Memorial Stadium, Donaldsonville, during football game between Lowery Middle School and St. Amant Middle School For more [...]
Ascension Parish Council recognition of DVAM @ Ascension Parish Courthouse
October 3, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
For more information contact Iris at 225-389-3001.
“Circle of Love” Play – McKinley High School @ McKinley High School
October 5, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Nu Gamma Omega Educational & Charitable Foundation, two performances of the play “Circle of Love” about domestic violence benefitting Iris Center, held at McKinley High [...]
Take Back the Night – Ascension Parish @ Jambalaya Park
October 7, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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 [...]
Take Back the Night Candlelight Vigil and March – LSU @ LSU Memorial Tower
October 13, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
For more information contact Iris at 225-389-3001.
Take Back the Night – Iberville Parish @ Bayou Water Park
October 16, 2013 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
For more information contact Iris at 225-389-3001.
Take Back the Night – Louisiana Correctional Institute For Women @ Louisiana Correctional Institute For Women
October 24, 2013 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
For more information contact Iris at 225-389-3001.
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 [...]
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 [...]