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 – September 2013
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 about mediation, negotiation and/or litigation of custody issues, battered women must consider the risks posed by the batterer to the children during access, any risks both to the battered woman and children at exchange, whether these risks can be mitigated by supervised exchange or visitation, and whether a 3rd party, such as a friend or family member, can safety supervise or if supervision should be done at a center. Immediately after separation, battered women may want to see a temporary custody order in a civil protection order. But it may be that the batterer is not interested in custody of the children and poses no risk to them. In this case, seeking a custody order may not be necessary or can be sought at some time after the crises and emotions of separation have somewhat abated. Battered women need to know the law, the court system, the inclination of judges, the options for supervision (and the risks of supervision center staff judging her protective parenting negatively), the likelihood that a judge will respond swiftly to a batterer’s violation of a custody order, the kinds of behavior that constitute “a change of circumstances” that may be the basis for a modification of a custody order, and the portability of a custody order within the state and across state lines – among other things.
For more information and to register: http://conferences.bwjp.org/webconferencedetail.aspx?confid=342
This is the first of a three-part webinar series will share tips and best practices on how to talk about the issue, how to engage schools and communities and how to talk to teens and work with survivors.
To register: https://breakthecycle.ilinc.com/register/jxcjssw
For more information on this series: http://www.ncdsv.org/images/BTC_Building-to-success-webinar-series_Aug-Sep-Oct-2013.pdf
What would domestic violence work in child welfare look like if we believed that “Families don’t fail—plans fail”? In this webinar presenters will discuss trauma-informed, solution-focused strategies for effective, family-centered safety and case planning in situations involving domestic violence.
Cathy Cave, Co-Founder, Inspired Vision Consulting Senior Training Consultant National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health Terri Pease, PhD Senior Training Consultant National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health Trauma-informed domestic violence services and organizations require supervisory structures and processes that are strength-based, reflective, supportive, and guide staff through opportunities for ongoing growth. This webinar will offer concrete strategies for supervisors and managers to engage staff in reflection about advocacy relationships and interactions and will include coaching and other strategies that support staff in developing new skills.
To register, visit https://ncdvtmh.webex.com/mw0307l/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=ncdvtmh
This webinar will discuss how men standing with women against violence can help to “turn the tide” by affirming that traditionally men held women in high regard-respecting their roles, wisdom, and strength-and informing other male relatives that ongoing violence against women is unacceptable.
To register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/812771830
As a DV advocate, you likely have more than enough experience to testify as an expert witness on the subject of domestic violence in both civil and criminal cases, but what does this mean and how can this help your work? What is the different between an expert witness and a lay witnesses, and what would be expected of you? In this webinar, Legal Director Kerry Blomquist explains how you can better work for your clients, collaborate with counsel and offer your expertise to educate judges in your community about the issue of Intimate Partner Violence.
For more information and to register: http://www.icadvinc.org/training/training-dates/
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 creating concrete change. Many interagency teams are eager to analyze practices and case files together, but some communities are challenged when it comes to committing to change and implementing those changes. Preparing for implementation from the beginning stages of a community assessment can pave the way for success in implementing changes the assessment recommends. Join us for an insightful discussion to learn about key strategies for successful implementation of recommendations and findings.
For more information: http://www.praxisinternational.org/praxis_training.aspx
This webinar will examine the rise in domestic violence related Homicide/Suicides. What are the warning signs and how can these tragedies be prevented. This webinar will look at Prevalence; Risk and Protective Factors; Lethality and Danger Assessments and the important role of death review teams. It will describe the importance of prevention and the critical need for partnerships between mental health and domestic violence programs in order to improve and strengthen the community response to ending the violence.
To register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/131761254
Bystander intervention has emerged as a popular and powerful strategy for the prevention of sexual and domestic violence. This web conference will further national dialogue on the strategy, with a particular focus on social justice. It will highlight new publications about bystander intervention from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, as well as provide examples of successful integration of a social justice framework into the strategy
For more information and to register: http://www.preventconnect.org/2013/08/bystander_intervention_social_justice/
|PART 1 of a 2 part series:
Women are among the fastest growing criminal justice population. Currently, there are over one million adult women involved in the criminal justice system. The reasons for their involvement are as varied as their pathways into and contact with the system. A consistent thread throughout the lives of justice-involved women is trauma resulting from domestic, sexual or other types of violence. Throughout their lives, justice-involved women may encounter various criminal justice practitioners and service providers charged with assisting them prior to, during, or after incarceration. It is critical to understand that women have life circumstances that are unique to their gender that require specific interventions. Obtaining a better understanding of what contributes to their incarceration is at the core of helping them transition back to their communities, reducing recidivism, and achieving improved outcomes.
For more information and to register: http://www.ncdsv.org/images/NCDBW_Women-at-the-crossroads-Parts-1-and-2_9-2013.pdf