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

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.
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 [...]
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
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.
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. [...]
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
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 [...]
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, [...]