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 2013 – July 2014

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 [...]
Inside the Mind of an Offender: Interview Techniques for Domestic Violence Cases @ Baton Rouge Police Dept.
March 14, 2014 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
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 [...]
Firearms and Domestic Violence @ Webinar
March 21, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
For more information and to register: http://conferences.bwjp.org/webconferencedetail.aspx?confid=369 Presenters: Daniel W. Webster, ScD, MPH is Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research [...]
Presenters: The Domestic Violence Workgroup, National Child  Traumatic Stress Network: Miriam Berkman, JD, LCSW, Private Praactice Clinician, New Haven, CT. Rebecca Brown, LCSW, Clinical/Implementation Coordinator, [...]
Inside the Mind of an Offender: Interview Techniques for Domestic Violence Cases @ Baton Rouge Police Department
March 28, 2014 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
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 [...]
Conference on Crimes Against Women
March 31, 2014 @ 8:00 am – April 2, 2014 @ 1:00 pm
The Mission of Conference on Crimes Against Women: To provide a national forum to disseminate the highest level of training, information and strategies to professionals [...]
Louisiana Protective Order Registry Legal Seminar @ Baton Rouge, LA
April 11, 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 [...]
Purple & Teal Reception @ Juban's
April 15, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
You are invited to join Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault for a reception in honor of domestic and sexual [...]
LCADV & LAFASA Day at the Capitol @ Louisiana State Capitol
April 16, 2014 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
You are invited to join Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault at the Louisiana State Capitol as we advocate for survivors [...]
Description: Those who work with survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual assault know that survivors’ experiences with abuse are often connected [...]
Attorney General’s Office Basic 2-Day Domestic Violence Course for Law Enforcement @ Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office
June 4, 2014 @ 9:00 am – June 5, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
The Louisiana Attorney General’s Office and P.O.S.T. invite your department to participate in classes to be held in your area as a part of our [...]
Attorney General’s Office Basic 2-Day Domestic Violence Course for Law Enforcement @ US Army Reserve Readiness Facility
June 24, 2014 @ 9:00 am – June 25, 2014 @ 4:00 pm
The Louisiana Attorney General’s Office and P.O.S.T. invite your department to participate in classes to be held in your area as a part of our [...]
Attorney General’s Office Basic 2-Day Domestic Violence Course for Law Enforcement @ Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Training Center
July 23, 2014 @ 10:15 am – July 24, 2014 @ 11:15 am
The Louisiana Attorney General’s Office and P.O.S.T. invite your department to participate in classes to be held in your area as a part of our [...]