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.

October – December 2013

Hope in the Light of Day: A Domestic Violence Awareness Month Commemoration @ Downtown RiverMarket
October 3, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
The Family Justice Center of Ouachita Parish is hosting a Domestic Violence Awareness Month Commemoration.  This year’s theme, “Hope in the Light of Day”, highlights [...]
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 [...]
Duluth Model Training for Offender Programs @ Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Training Center
October 14, 2013 @ 8:30 am – October 16, 2013 @ 4:30 pm
The Duluth Model is an ever-evolving way of thinking about how a community works together to end domestic violence. This training is for anyone starting [...]
Building Blocks of Success: How to Talk to Teens and Work with Survivors @ Break the Cycle Webinar
October 15, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This is the third of a three-part webinar series will share tips and best practices on how to talk about the issue, how to engage [...]
Power of Organizational Practices: Innovations to Keep Kids Safer @ PreventConnect Web Conference
October 15, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Part of PreventConnect’s 2013-2014 Ending Child Sexual Abuse web conference series, Power of Organizational Practices: Innovations to Keep Kids Safer, will be a web-based conference [...]
Trends in Clinical Teaching: Collaborations and Case Types @ BWJP Webinar
October 15, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Jeana Lungwitz, director of the Domestic Violence Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law, will be joined by social worker, Terry Secrest, and [...]
Risk Assessment Skills for Advocates @ BWJP Webinar
October 22, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Advocates understand the importance of risk assessment though some many struggle with how to conduct assessments in a trauma informed way. A four-stage process for [...]
This webinar is hosted by Law Students for Reproductive Justice. Kelli Garcia, Senior Counsel at the National Women’s Law Center, will be joined by special [...]
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 [...]
Teen Dating Violence: Economic Impact – Education & Earnings @ BWJP Webinar
October 29, 2013 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Dating violence in adolescence not only takes a physical and emotional toll on young women, it also leads to less education and lower earnings later [...]
Purple Balloon Release: A DVAM High School Event @ TBA
October 30, 2013 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
“Purple Balloon Release” is the culminating event for the Dollars for Domestic Violence fundraiser for high school students within Ouachita Parish. The high school [...]
The LIVE BUTTERFLY RELEASE is the culminating event for the winners of the Pennies for Peace elementary school domestic violence awareness and fundraising project. [...]
A New Look at Domestic Violence Dynamics @ Webinar
November 1, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
This webinar will delve into the changing face of domestic violence, including tactics being utilized by perpetrators and escalating barriers faced by victims. Attendees [...]
Teen Dating Violence and Protection Orders
November 4, 2013 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
This webinar will explore the topic of teen dating violence. Many teenagers and young adults are experiencing abuse in their relationships. This abuse can look [...]
Economic Justice for Battered Women – Part One @ Webinar
November 4, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Part 1 – Financial Abuse 101: Financial abuse is a common tactic used by batterers to control and isolate their partners with far-reaching and devastating [...]
In this session, we will explore the impact of current immigration laws and policies on immigrant survivors of partner abuse, sexual assault, and other types [...]
Managing Outcomes for Victims of Domestic Violence @ Webinar
November 5, 2013 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Service provision to victims of domestic violence presents unique challenges if an agency or staff member is to effectively respect, inform, connect and inspire program [...]
As part of the Legal Assistance for Crime Victims: An OVC Capacity Building Initiative, OVC TTAC and the National Crime Victim Law Institute are working [...]
Emerging Legal Issues for Domestic Violence Survivors @ Webinar
November 8, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
This webinar will address the current legal issues impacting victims of domestic violence, including lack of housing and employment protections, barriers in criminal justice [...]
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 [...]
Statute of Limitations and its Connection to Prevention @ PreventConnect Web Conference
November 14, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Part of PreventConnect’s 2013-2014 Ending Child Sexual Abuse web conference series, Statute of Limitations and its Connection to Prevention, will be a web-based conference discussing [...]
Understanding Confidentiality and Ethics in Victim Services @ Webinar
November 15, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
This webinar will address the importance of maintaining victim confidentiality, including legal mandates and practices to enhance victim safety and autonomy, as well as [...]
Substance Abuse, Trauma & Domestic Violence Series, Webinar 7 presented by Patti Bland, MA, CDP. For more information and to register: https://ncdvtmh.webex.com/mw0307l/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=ncdvtmh
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  
This webinar will address innovative new strategies for supporting and empowering victims of domestic violence, while holding abusers accountable and reducing fatality, as well [...]
Examining a Culture of Slut Shaming Among Youth @ Webinar
December 2, 2013 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Sabrina Chen, Youth Program Coordinator at API Chaya, and two members of PAINT, Sunhee Kim and Jennifer Williams, will be presenting a webinar entitled “Examining [...]
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 [...]