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 – March 2014

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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
Substance Abuse, Trauma & Domestic Violence Series, Webinar 8 with Karen Foley, MSW & Patti Bland, M.A. CDP To register: https://ncdvtmh.webex.com/mw0307l/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=ncdvtmh
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 [...]
Children Exposed to Violence: When Domestic Violence Meets Child Abuse @ Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Community Training Center
January 14, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children Exposed to Violence: When Domestic Violence Meets Child Abuse @ Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Community Training Center | Lafayette | Louisiana | United States
Target Audience: This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of nurses, physicians, and other health and legal professionals involved in the [...]
PEP for Prevention of HIV: When, Why & How @ Webinar
February 13, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
This webinar is one of a series addressing the National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations of Adults and Adolescents. The National Protocol recommendations encourage prophylaxis [...]
Presented in partnership with Futures Without Violence and Project Connect. For more information: http://www.ncdsv.org/images/FJCA_Creating-solutions-addressing-the-health-needs-of-IPV-survivors-in-FJC_2-19-2014.pdf    
American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference @ New Orleans Sheraton
March 6, 2014 @ 8:30 am – March 8, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
  For more information and to register: http://www.apadivisions.org/division-41/news-events/annual-conference.aspx?apaSessionKey=A4E9DBE1F0288AF64BD72C7A814EAF08
What Everyone Who Works with Victims Needs to Know About Offenders @ Webinar
March 13, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
There are many key research findings that people who work with sexual abuse victims may be unaware of due to busyness and a lack of [...]
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 [...]