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APRIL 2015 Sexual Assault Awareness Month, National Child Abuse Prevention Month and Month of the Military Child

April 19-25
National Crime Victims' Rights Week, Office for Victims of Crime.

April 23-25 in Austin, TX
Certificate in Exemplary Supervision, ACC Center for Nonprofit Studies.

April 23-25 in Portland, OR
SOPHE's 66th Annual Meeting ~ Blazing a Trail for Health Education and Health Promotion, Society for Public Health Education.

April 24-26 in Silver Bay, NY
Day of Recovery / Weekend of Reflection & Connection, MaleSurvivor.

April 24-26 in Peebles, OH
A Weekend of Recovery for Women Survivors of Sexual Abuse (front and back), Taking Back Ourselves. Register.

April 25 in Copperas Cove, TX
National Crime Victims' Rights Week ~ Day in the Park, hosted by Survivors for Justice and Coryell County Crime Victims' Office.

April 25 in Grand Prairie, TX
Resource Fair in recognition of National Crime Victim Week 2015 (scroll down for Español), Grand Prairie Police Department Victim Services Unit.

April 26-28 in San Francisco, CA
YTH Live 2015: Igniting Youth Tech Health Innovation, YTH.

April 26-29 in San Diego, CA
Enhancing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases, National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence.

April 27 (webinar, 3:00-4:30 pm ET)
Addressing the Needs of Youth Experiencing Homelessness and Abuse, Family Violence Prevention & Services Program, Runaway & Homeless Youth Program and National Resource Center on Domestic Violence.

April 27 (webinar, 2:00-3:00 pm ET)
Bullying Gets Under Your Skin: Effects of Bullying on Children and Youth, Children's Safety Network.

April 27-28 in Miami, FL
National Symposium ~ Connecting Leaders, Impacting Communities & Sustaining Programs, Refugee Services, Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services, University of Miami School of Law, Bellevue / NYU Program for Survivors of Torture, Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma and Office of Refugee Resettlement.

April 27 - May 1 in Clinton Township, MI
Learn to Recognize Assault ~ Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training, Turning Point's Forensic Nurse Examiner Program and Oakland University School of Nursing.

April 28 (webinar, 12:00-1:30 pm PT)
Accountable Communities (scroll down), The Northwest Network. Register.

April 28 in New York, NY
Champion Awards ~ Leading the Way, SafeHorizon.

April 28 in Dallas, TX
Free Matched Savings, YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas.

April 28 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
Investigating and Prosecuting Human Trafficking, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, in collaboration with National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse.

April 28 in Albany, NY
Legislative Advocacy Day 2015, New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

April 28 in Laramie, WY
Sexual Assault Summit Institute: Believe, Connect, Respond, Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and Wyoming Division of Victim Services.

April 28 (webinar, 3:00-4:30 pm ET)
VAWA Implementation & Jury Requirements, National Indigenous Women's Resource Center.

April 28-29 in Anchorage, AK
Litigating Domestic and Sexual Violence Protection Orders in Tribal Courts: a FREE Victim Advocacy Training, National Tribal Trial College.

April 28-29 in Memphis, TN
Public Meeting, Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities. Register to attend in person or via webinar / teleconference, and receive a copy of the agenda and presentation slides by email.

April 28-30 in Tampa, FL
Advanced Forensic Interviewing Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

April 28-30 in Carlton, MN
Crimes Against Children in Indian Country Conference, National Criminal Justice Training Center.

April 29 (webinar, 3:00-4:30 pm ET; parts 3-4 are 5/27 and 6/24)
Building Stronger Partnerships with Families: Lessons from Adults who Experienced Domestic Violence in Childhood (part 2 of 4), Office of Head Start and Office of Child Care, in partnership with Family and Youth Services Bureau and Family Violence Prevention and Services Program.

April 29
Denim Day. See infographic of 2014 Denim Day.

April 29 (webinar, 3:30 pm ET)
Neural Mechanisms of Mindfulness and How They are Relevant to Trauma, The National Center for Victims of Crime. Register.

April 29 in Austin, TX
Tech Talks, Texas Society of Association Executives.

April 29-30 in New Orleans, LA
Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar, Clery Center for Security on Campus.

April 29-30 in Hampton, NH
Northeast School Safety & Bullying Conference, School Safety Advocacy Council, in partnership with Small, Rural, Tribal and Border Center.

April 29 - May 1 in Atlanta, GA
2015 Annual Meeting ~ Creating a Culture of Safety: It Takes All of Us, Safe States Alliance.

April 29 - May 1 in Laramie, WY
Sexual Assault Summit XIV, Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and Wyoming Division of Victim Services.

April 30 in Los Angeles, CA
2015 Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation Los Angeles Dinner Event, Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation.

April 30 (webinar, 5:00-5:30 pm ET)
2015 OVW Grant Overview, Resource Sharing Project and National Network to End Domestic Violence. Register.

April 30 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm ET)
Beyond the Basics: Troubleshooting through Scenarios, Just Detention International.

April 30 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm ET)
Child Narcissism: Impact on Development and Implications for Clinical Practice, Defense Centers of Excellence For Psychological Health & Traumatic Brain Injury.

April 30 in Austin, TX
Crucial Conversations, ACC Center for Nonprofit Studies.

April 30 (seminario, 2:00-3:00 pm ET)
El Rol de las Comunidades en la Protección de l@s Niñ@s Latin@s, National Latin@ Network and National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.

April 30 (webinar, 1:00-2:00 pm ET)
Mass Marketing Fraud, The National Center for Victims of Crime.

April 30 (online training, 12:30-3:30 pm ET)
Military Sexual Trauma Online Training: Treatment Considerations and Access to Care, Swords to Plowshares and California Department of Veterans Affairs.

April 30 (webinar, 3:15-4:15 pm ET)
The Role of Communities in the Protection of Latin@ Children (scroll down), National Latin@ Network and National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.

April 30 in Belton, TX
Walk for Prevention, Aware Central Texas.

April 30 - May 1 in Atlanta, GA
Stories for Impact ~ Using Stories to Build Community Participation and Knowledge, Men Stopping Violence and Threshold Collaborative.

 

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MAY 2015 National Drug Court Month

May 1 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm CT)
Rural Domestic Violence: Custody and Beyond, Battered Women's Justice Project.

May 1 (webinar, 1:00-4:00 pm ET)
Sexual Assault on Campus: Investigation, Prosecution and the Role of Forensic Nursing, Forensic Technology Center of Excellence.

May 1 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
Voluntary Intoxication ~ It's Not Consent For Sex You Know (scroll down), The National Center for Victims of Crime. Register.

May 2 in Edinburg, TX
1st Annual Dinner (scroll down), Bro Models. RSVP to robertdeleon@bromodels.org.

May 2 in Amarillo, TX
Preventing Child Abuse One Child at a Time ~ Recognizing, Reporting and Preventing Child Abuse, Prevent Child Abuse Texas.

May 2 in Austin, TX
Preventing Child Abuse One Child at a Time ~ Recognizing, Reporting and Preventing Child Abuse, Prevent Child Abuse Texas.

May 4-5 in Buffalo, NY
The Why, What and How of Court Mandated Batterer Programs & Domestic Violence Offender Accountability, VCS Inc. of Rockland County and Catholic Charities of Buffalo.

May 5 (webinar, 1:00 pm ET)
Bullying Prevention in State Health Departments, Health Resources and Services Administration.

May 5 in New York, NY
Gala Benefit Dinner Honoring 21 Leaders for 21st Century 2015, Women's eNews.

May 5-7 in Sunset Hills, MO
9th Annual Conference on Family & Sexual Violence ~ Navigating Obstacles, Finding Opportunities, Missouri Office of Prosecution Services.

May 5-8 in South Padre Island, TX
Annual Conference ~ Navigating the Changing Tides, Texas Victim Services Association.

May 5-8 in Reno, NV
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training, National Institute of Crime Prevention.

May 6 (webinar, 3:00-4:30 pm ET)
Walking the Path Together Tools: A Danger Assessment Tool for First Nations Women, National Indigenous Women's Resource Center.

May 6-8 in Arlington, MA
Counseling Abusers: A Three-Day Course, Emerge, and co-sponsored by Massachusetts Department of Public Health and Jane Doe, Inc.

May 7 (webinar, 1:30-3:00 pm CT)
Enhancing Wellness: Integrating Health Services into Domestic Violence Programs, Texas Council on Family Violence.

May 7 (web conference, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm PT)
From Foundations to the Future: A prevention approach to sexual and domestic violence, PreventConnect and Prevention Institute.

May 7 (webinar, 1:00-3:00 pm ET)
Safe & Together ~ Working with Perpetrators as Parents, David Mandel & Associates, LLC.

May 8 in San Antonio, TX
14th Annual Honoring Mothers Luncheon, Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc.

May 8 in San Francisco, CA
A Day of Transforming Trauma with Laura van Dernoot Lipsky, The Trauma Stewardship Institute.

May 8 in San Rafael, CA
In Celebration of Mothers Annual Luncheon, Center for Domestic Peace.

May 9 in Las Vegas, NV
Fourth Annual Spring High Tea, Safe Nest.

May 10-16
National Women's Health Week, Office on Women's Health. Sign up for the Thunderclap before 12:00 pm ET on May 11, 2015.

May 11 in New York, NY
2015 Annual Gloria Awards: A Salute to Women of Vision, Ms. Foundation for Women.

May 11 in Spring Lake, MI
Animal Cruelty & Fighting Investigations Training, Muskegon County Animal Control, Lakeshore Pet Alliance, The Humane Society of the United States and National Center for Prosecution of Animal Abuse.

May 11 in San Antonio, TX
SAWCC Grand Golf Tournament, San Antonio Women's Chamber of Commerce. A portion of the proceeds benefit The P.E.A.C.E. Initiative.

May 11 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm ET)
Your Own Shingle: Attorneys in Private Practice Representing Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence, American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence, with support from Office on Violence Against Women.

May 11-13 in Spokane, WA
3-Day Core SANE Training, Harborview Medical Center.

May 11-13 in Dallas, TX
State Administrators and State Coalition Executive Directors Grantee Meeting, Family Violence Prevention & Services Program.

May 11-14 in Lost Pines, TX Selection process complete for participants.
2015 Full Court Press Advanced Training: Building Capacity for Expert Witness Trainers in the Fields of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking, The University of Texas at Austin's Institute on Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking and School of Law, National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Stalking Resource Center and Texas Governor's Office, Criminal Justice Division.

May 11-15 in Minneapolis, MN
Basic Forensic Interview Training, CornerHouse.

May 12 in Washington, DC
White House Summit on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

May 12-13 in Fairview Heights, IL
Finding Accountability In Gender Based Violence, Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

May 12-13 in Monterey, CA
Mega♪ Risk Assessment Training for Assessing Sexually Abusive Youth, IVAT at Alliant International University.

May 12-15 in St. Paul, MN
Community Assessment Institute, Praxis International.

May 13 (webinar, 2:00-4:00 pm CT)
Defending My Interview in Court, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

May 13 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
Dementia and Bipolar Disorder: Two Often Misunderstood Disorders, The National Center for Victims of Crime. Register.

May 13 in Round Rock, TX
Domestic Assault Response Team 3rd Annual Conference, Williamson County.

May 13 in Chicago, IL
Intersections of the Clery Act and Title IX: 1-Day Training, Victims Rights Law Center and Clery Center for Security on Campus.

May 13 (webinar, 10:00 am PT)
Safe School Ambassadors: Harnessing Student Power to Stop Bullying and Violence, Community Matters.

May 13 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
What is my next question? Improving Question Frameworks in Child Interviews, National Criminal Justice Training Center.

May 13 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
When a Child Goes Missing: Media Matters, Missing and Exploited Children's Program.

May 13-15 in Minneapolis, MN
Forensic Interviewer at Trial, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

May 14 in New York, NY
2015 Celebrating Women Breakfast, The New York Women's Foundation.

May 14-15 in New City, NY
The Why, What and How of Court Mandated Batterer Programs & Domestic Violence Offender Accountability, VCS Inc. of Rockland County and Catholic Charities of Buffalo.

May 14-16 in Austin, TX
Certificate in Exemplary Supervision, ACC Center for Nonprofit Studies.

May 15-16 in Memphis, TN
12th Annual Immigration Law Conference, Federal Bar Association.

May 15-17 in Secaucus, NJ
11th Annual and First International Battered Mothers Custody Conference ~ Hands Across the Water!, co-sponsored by National Organization of Men Against Sexism.

May 15-17 in Blue RIdge Assembly, NC
Weekend of Recovery, MaleSurvivor.

May 16 in Austin, TX
Contemporary Relationships Conference 2015, sponsored by Elements Behavioral Health and Right Step; hosted by Equality Texas Foundation; and founded by Jeff Lutes, LPC. Note: Optional Pre-Conference Institutes are on Friday, May 15, 2015.

May 17-19 in St. Petersburg, FL
2015 Conference ~ Fatality Review Communities and Social Change, National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative.

May 18 (webinar, 3:00-4:30 pm ET) Note rescheduled date!
Expert Witness Testimony in Cases Involving Domestic Violence, National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women. Register.

May 18 in Spokane, WA
Pre- Conference Training ~ Microaggressions: Developing Cross Cultural Communication Skills, Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs.

May 18-19 in Honolulu, HI
2015 Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity, Center on Disability Studies, University of Hawai`i at Manoa.

May 18-19 in Duluth, MN
Advocates: Co-occurrence of Domestic Violence & Child Abuse, First Witness Child Advocacy Center.

May 18-22 in Bay City, MI
SART Institute, Bay Area Women's Center.

May 19 in New York, NY
Annual Gala ~ Unlocking the Moment, Vera Institute of Justice.

May 19 (webinar, 3:00-4:30 pm ET)
Tribal VAWA ~ Code Revision and / or Drafting, National Indigenous Women's Resource Center.

May 19-20 in Austin, TX
Certificate in Volunteer Management, ACC Center for Nonprofit Studies.

May 19-20 in Minneapolis, MN
National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.

May 19-21 in Spokane, WA
2015 Annual Conference ~ Right Here. Right Now., Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs.

May 19-21 in Greensboro, NC
2015 Biennial Conference ~ Sexual Violence at The Intersections, North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

May 19-21 in Tempe, AZ
Tribal Financial Manager Certificate Program, ASU American Indian Policy Institute and Native American Finance Officers Association.

May 20 in Washington, DC
2015 Health Care Symposium / Fair and Reception, Dialogue on Diversity.

May 20 in St. Petersburg, FL
Learning From Each Other Summit, The Family Violence Institute at Northern Arizona University.

May 20 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm MT)
Understanding Trauma and Mental Health in the Context of Domestic Violence Advocacy, National Indigenous Women's Resource Center.

May 20-22 in San Diego, CA
2015 National Call to Action Summit and Conference ~ Coming Full Circle: Survivors and Communities of Color Leading the Way to Justice and Healing, Women of Color Network, in partnership with Share Time Wisely Consulting Services and A CALL TO MEN. Register.

May 21 in Chicago, IL
2015 Benefit ~ Carry It Forward: Raising Our Voices to End Poverty, Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.

May 21 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT)
Human Trafficking: The Miami-Dade Prosecution Model, Battered Women's Justice Project.

May 21 (webinar, 1:00-2:15 pm ET)
Safe & Together ~ Enhancing Domestic Violence Practice in Child Welfare Cases, David Mandel & Associates, LLC.

May 21 in Washington, DC
Unlocking Communities: Ending Mass Incarceration in America, Aspen Forum for Community Solutions, Center for Community Change and Vera Institute for Justice. Register.

May 22 (webinar, 10:00 am PT)
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day ~ Toward a Global Framework on its 10th Anniversary, National Center on Elder Abuse.

May 26 (webinar, 2:00 pm CT)
The Difference Between Risk Reduction and Prevention: How to Effectively Educate Without Victim Blaming, PepTalkOK.

May 26-28 in Washington, DC
National Training Institute on Protection Order Practice for Attorneys and Advocates, National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit.

May 27 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
Autism Awareness for First Responders, National Criminal Justice Training Center.

May 27 (webinar, 3:00-4:30 pm ET; part 4 is 6/24)
Best Practice to Develop Partnerships that Support Safety and Well-being for Children and Families (part 3 of 4 ~ scroll down), Office of Head Start and Office of Child Care, in partnership with Family and Youth Services Bureau and Family Violence Prevention and Services Program.

May 27 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT)
Offender Accountability by the Numbers, Battered Women's Justice Project.

May 28 (webinar, 1:30-3:00 pm CT)
Creating Access for LGBTQ Survivors, Texas Council on Family Violence.

May 28-29 in Portland, OR
2015 Crime Victim Law Conference, National Crime Victim Law Institute. Attending online is an option ~ see details.

May 28 - June 2 in San Diego, CA
Child Advocacy Studies Training, IVAT at Alliant International University.

May 30 in Houston, TX
Preventing Child Abuse One Child at a Time ~ Recognizing, Reporting and Preventing Child Abuse, Prevent Child Abuse Texas.

May 31 in Annapolis, MD
Child Justice's First Birthday, Child Justice.

May 31 - June 3 in Baltimore, MD
Summer Institute ~ Principles and Practice of Injury Prevention, Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy.

 

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JUNE 2015 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month and PTSD Awareness Month

June 1-5 in Reno, NV
19th Child Abuse & Neglect Institute, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.

June 1-3 in Rapid City, SD
Women are Sacred, National Indigenous Women's Resource Center.

June 2-3 in Washington, DC
2015 Advocacy Days, National Network to End Domestic Violence.

June 2-5 in Orlando, FL
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training, National Institute of Crime Prevention.

June 3 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
Psychological First Aid, The National Center for Victims of Crime. Register.

June 3-5 in Nashville, TN
2015 Social Equity Leadership Conference, National Academy of Public Administration.

June 3-5 in Monterey, CA
SART Summit IV, California Clinical Forensic Medical Training Center and California District Attorneys Association. Registration.

June 4 in Austin, TX
Men for Choice, NARAL Pro-Choice Texas.

June 4 (webinar, 1:00-3:00 pm ET)
Safe & Together ~ Working with Children Exposed to Domestic Violence, David Mandel & Associates, LLC.

June 4-5 in Baltimore, MD
Summer Institute ~ Demonstrating Impact with Mixed-Methods Program Evaluation, Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy.

June 6 in Indianapolis, IN
Race Away from Domestic Violence, Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

June 7-10 in Pacific Grove, CA
Advancing Women in Leadership: Wave of Possibilities, International Leadership Association.

June 8-10 in La Crosse, WI
Chaplains for Children, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

June 8-12 in Huntsville, AL
Forensic Interviewing of Children Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

June 9 in New York, NY
15th Anniversary Transforming America Awards & Gala, Dēmos.

June 9-11 in New Orleans, LA
Deepening Our Roots National Conference, Resource Sharing Project. Note: This conference is exclusively for OVW's Rural Grantees that are dual / multi-service agencies.

June 9-11 in Albuquerque, NM
Engaging Offenders in Justice and Accountability Using Evidence Based Practices, Battered Women's Justice Project. Note: This conference has been approved for OVW's Arrest Grantees, other OVW grantees must check with their OVW Grant Manger to approve travel funding to cover this conference.

June 10 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, National Criminal Justice Training Center.

June 10 (webinar, 1:00-3:00 pm ET; parts 3-5 are 8/12, 10/14 and 12/9)
The Ethics of Digital Storytelling for Public Health (part 2 of 5), Center for Digital Storytelling.

June 10 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm MT)
Native Youth: Coaching Boys into Men, National Indigenous Women's Resource Center.

June 10 in Washington, DC
Strong Brew ~ Courageous & Creative Women, DV LEAP.

June 11 (web conference, TBA)
Linking with child focused approaches when preventing sexual and domestic violence (scroll down), PreventConnect and Prevention Institute.

June 12 in Springfield, IL
Annual Jazz at the Pasfield House, Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

June 12 in Emeryville, CA
Building Organizational Cultures of Sustainability and Vicarious Trauma Prevention, Ann Martin Center and Olga Phoenix Project. Register.

June 14 in Vail, CO
Pre-Conference Institute 2015 ~ Explore Best Practices, Emerging Issues and CCR Roles, Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

June 15
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, National Center on Elder Abuse.

June 15-16 in Jersey City, NJ
Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar, Clery Center for Security on Campus, in partnership with Association of Independent Colleges & Universities of New Jersey.

June 15-17 in Vail, CO
Colorado Advocacy in Action 4th Annual Conference, Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

June 15-24 in New Orleans, LA
National NOW Conference, National Organization for Women.

June 16-17 in New Orleans, LA
Domestic Violence Danger Assessment and Risk Management, Emerge. Registration is intended for OVW Arrest and Rural Grantees.

June 16-18 in Appleton, WI
6th Annual School Resource Officer Training Conference, National Criminal Justice Training Center.

June 16-18 in Indianapolis, IN
Extended Forensic Interview Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

June 16-18 in Charleston, WV
When Words Matter, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

June 17 in Washington, DC
U Visas: Advanced Topics & Emerging Issues, ASISTA and ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence.

June 17-19 in Appleton, WI
Law Enforcement Administrative Professionals (LEAP) Training Conference, National Criminal Justice Training Center.

June 18 (webinar, 9:30-11:00 am CT)
Leveraging Prevention Resources to Fight Crimes Against Children, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Victim Services Division.

June 18 (webinar, 1:00-2:15 pm ET)
Safe & Together ~ Should Domestic Violence be Tracked to Differential Response, David Mandel & Associates, LLC.

June 18 (webinar, 1:30-3:00 pm CT)
Self-Care Techniques for Family Violence Advocates (scroll down), Texas Council on Family Violence.

June 18 in Chicago, IL
Soirée in the City, Rape Victim Advocates.

June 18-19 in Lansing, MI
Community Colleges, A Comprehensive Response to Sexual Assault, Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence, in collaboration with Lansing Community College.

June 22 in Amsterdam, NL
TheNextWomen Innovation Summit 2015, fd., accenture and Grant Thornton.

June 22-24 in Landover, MD
Creating a Process of Change for Men Who Batter Domestic Abuse Intervention Three Day Training, Domestic Violence Ministry and Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs.

June 22-24 in Sunriver, OR
Intersections of Change: Health, Equity, Advocacy, Oregon Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence.

June 22-26 in Seattle, WA
SANE Pediatric Training, Harborview Medical Center.

June 23-25 in Provincetown, Cape Cod, MA
11th Global Youth Justice Training, Global Youth Justice.

June 23-25 in Washington, DC
The Fundamentals of Domestic Violence and Custody Litigation Training: Representing Victims of Domestic Violence in Custody Cases, American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence, in collaboration with Office on Violence Against Women. Note: Participant priority is given to attorneys who are currently OVW LAV grantees.

June 23-26 in Las Vegas, NV
Elderly Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training, National Institute of Crime Prevention.

June 23-26 in College Park, MD
National Law Enforcement First-Line Supervisor Training on Violence Against Women, International Association of Chiefs of Police, in collaboration with Office on Violence Against Women.

June 24 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm MT)
Fatherhood and Wellness for Native Men, Teens and Boys, National Indigenous Women's Resource Center.

June 24 (webinar, 3:00-4:30 pm ET)
Supporting Organizational Readiness to Address Children Exposed to Domestic Violence (part 4 of 4 ~ scroll down), Office of Head Start and Office of Child Care, in partnership with Family and Youth Services Bureau and Family Violence Prevention and Services Program.

June 24-26 in TBA, OH
It's On Us to Be the One ~ Working Collaboratively to End Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence on Ohio's Campuses, Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence, in partnership with Ohio Department of Health and Ohio Domestic Violence Network.

June 25 (webinar, 2:00 pm CT)
What is Your Super Power? Creating Your Own Prevention Super Squad on Campus!, PepTalkOK.

June 25-27 in New Orleans, LA
Continuing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases Program, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.

June 29 - July 1 in Austin, TX
Texas Prevention Summit ~ Transforming Communities, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault and Texas Council on Family Violence.

 

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JULY 2015

July 8 (webinar, 2:00-4:00 pm CT)
Interviewing Adolescent Victims of Abuse, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

July 8 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
Psychopharmacology for the Non-Clinician, The National Center for Victims of Crime. Register.

July 8-10 in San Diego, CA
Implementing CAST in Your University, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

July 9 (web conference, TBA)
Joint Strategies: How does Sexual and Domestic Violence better leverage local health, justice, education and community sectors? (scroll down), PreventConnect and Prevention Institute.

July 9 (webinar, 1:00-3:00 pm ET)
Safe & Together ~ Pivoting: Supporting Survivors' Strengths, David Mandel & Associates, LLC.

July 9 (webinar, 1:30-3:00 pm CT)
Working with Immigrant Survivors (scroll down), Texas Council on Family Violence.

July 13-14 in Keystone, CO
National Sexual Health Conference 2015.

July 13-14 in Duluth, MN
Stand Against Child Abuse Conference 2015, First Witness Child Advocacy Center.

July 13-17 in San Diego, CA
ChildFirst National Conference, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

July 14-16 in Duluth, MN
Creating a Process of Change for Men Who Batter ~ Comprehensive, Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs.

July 14-17 in Las Vegas, NV
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training, National Institute of Crime Prevention.

July 15 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm MT)
Tillie Black Bear: We are All Relatives in This Work, National Indigenous Women's Resource Center.

July 17-19 in Chester, CT
Weekend of Recovery, MaleSurvivor.

July 20-21 in Castleton, VT
Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar, Clery Center for Security on Campus.

July 20-24 in Huntsville, AL
Forensic Interviewing of Children Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

July 21 (webinar, 1:30-3:00 pm ET)
Legal Representation for Campus Sexual Assault Victims (part 2 of 2), Office for Victims of Crime's Legal Assistance for Crime Victims Initiative and Victims Rights Law Center.

July 23 in Scarborough, NY
2015 Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation Celebrity Golf & Tennis Classic, Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation.

July 23 (webinar, 1:00-2:15 pm ET)
Safe & Together ~ Results and Experiences of Using the Safe and Together Model, David Mandel & Associates, LLC.

July 26-29 in Austin, TX
78th Annual Conference, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.

July 27-28 in St. Louis, MO
Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar, Clery Center for Security on Campus.

July 27-30 in Washington, DC
21st Annual Training Conference and 3rd Annual Vet Court Con, National Association of Drug Court Professionals and Justice for Vets.

July 27-30 in San Francisco, CA
Safety Net's 3rd Annual Technology Summit, National Network to End Domestic Violence. Register.

July 27-31 in Las Vegas, NV
10th Annual National School Safety Conference, School Safety Advocacy Council.

July 28 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
Responding to the Misuse and Abuse of Social Media in Criminal Cases, The National Center for Victims of Crime. Register.

July 29-30 in New Orleans, LA
Community of Responders: A Holistic Approach to Working with Survivors of Abuse, Office on Violence Against Women, in partnership with National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project. Note: Registration is open to advocates, attorneys, family law attorneys, law enforcement, and prosecutors, funded through OVW's STOP, Legal Assistance for Victims (LAV), Rural, and Grants to Encourage Arrest Policies (GTEAP) programs. 

July 29-30 in St. Paul, MN
Prevention and the Child Protection Professionals, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

July 30 (webinar, 1:30-3:00 pm CT)
Value-Added Healing Opportunities for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence (scroll down), Texas Council on Family Violence.

 

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AUGUST 2015

August 3-4 in Sacramento, CA
Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar, Clery Center for Security on Campus, in partnership with Association of Independent California Colleges & Universities.

August 4 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
The Neurobiology of Trauma: Implications for Interviewing Victims of Sexual Assault (scroll down), The National Center for Victims of Crime. Register.

August 4-5 in Chicago, IL
2015 Financial Empowerment Symposium, Allstate Foundation and National Network to End Domestic Violence.

August 5-6 in Duluth, MN
Creating a Process of Change for Men Who Batter ~ Followup Skills Development, Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs.

August 6 (webinar, 1:00-3:00 pm ET)
Safe & Together ~ Enhancing Safety for Children: Using Perpetrators' Patterns, David Mandel & Associates, LLC.

August 7-9 in Alta, UT
Weekend of Recovery ~ Advanced, MaleSurvivor.

August 10-13 in Dallas, TX
27th Annual Crimes Against Children Conference, Dallas Children's Advocacy Center and Dallas Police Department.

August 12 (webinar, 1:00-3:00 pm ET; parts 4 & 5 are 10/14 and 12/9)
Digital Storytelling and the "Sensitive" Story: Potentials, Pitfalls and Case Studies (part 3 of 5), Center for Digital Storytelling.

August 13 (web conference, TBA)
Closing the Loop: Increasing investment and sustainability for Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention (scroll down), PreventConnect and Prevention Institute.

August 18 in Minneapolis, MN
First Responder Training, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

August 19 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm MT)
Restoration of Family Values and Healthy Community Characteristics, National Indigenous Women's Resource Center.

August 19-21 in Wisconsin Dells, WI
Wisconsin Serving Victims of Crime Conference, National Criminal Justice Training Center.

August 20 (webinar, 1:00-2:15 pm ET)
Safe & Together ~ Introduction to Domestic Violence for Home Visitors, David Mandel & Associates, LLC.

August 20 (webinar, 1:30-3:00 pm CT)
Trauma Informed Conflict Resolution and Mediation ~ What Every Advocate Should Know (scroll down), Texas Council on Family Violence.

August 23-26 in San Diego, CA
20th International Summit & Training on Violence, Abuse & Trauma Across the Lifespan, IVAT at Alliant International University. Note: Affiliated trainings are scheduled for August 21-22.

August 23-26 in Atlanta, GA
Enhancing Judicial Skills in Elder Abuse Cases, National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence.

August 24 in Marquette, MI
Supporting Survivors of Human Trafficking, Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence.

August 24-28 in Minneapolis, MN
Basic Forensic Interview Training, CornerHouse.

August 25-26 in Marquette, MI
Crisis Line Training, Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence.

August 26 (live-streaming internet broadcast, 12:00 pm ET)
Veterans Treatment Courts: A Second Chance for Vets Who Have Lost Their Way, National Institute of Corrections.

 

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SEPTEMBER 2015 National Campus Safety Awareness Month

September 2-4 in Los Angeles, CA
2015 National Sexual Assault Conference ~ Inspired by Progress, United by Purpose, California Coalition Against Sexual Assault, and co-hosted by Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape and National Sexual Violence Resource Center.

September 3 (webinar, 1:00-3:00 pm ET)
Safe & Together ~ Child-Centered Interventions with Perpetrators of Domestic Violence, David Mandel & Associates, LLC.

September 6-9 in Belfast, IE, UK
European Conference on Domestic Violence, hosted by Queen's University Belfast, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work.

September 9 (webinar, 2:00-4:00 pm CT)
From Sticks to Flowers, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

September 9-11 in Anaheim, CA
2015 National Training Institute, The National Center for Victims of Crime.

September 10-11 in Winona, MN
Advanced Forensic Interview Training, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

September 10-11 in Charlotte, NC
Sports Culture: Advancing It's Role in Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention, A CALL TO MEN, sponsored by Carolina Panthers.

September 12 in Harlingen, TX
Preventing Child Abuse One Child at a Time ~ Recognizing, Reporting and Preventing Child Abuse, Prevent Child Abuse Texas.

September 15-17 in Atlanta, GA
9th Annual National Missing & Unidentified Persons' Conference ~ Our Nation's Hidden Victims, National Criminal Justice Training Center.

September 15-17 in Duluth, MN
Creating a Process of Change for Men Who Batter ~ Comprehensive, Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs.

September 15-17 in Lake of the Ozarks, MO
Missouri Human Trafficking Awareness Network ~ Linking Law Enforcement, Survivors and Service Providers, Missouri Sheriffs' Association.

September 15-17 in Spier 1692 Stellenbosch, ZA
SVRI Forum 2015, Sexual Violence Research Initiative.

September 15-18 in Las Vegas, NV
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training, National Institute of Crime Prevention.

September 16 in Washington, DC
2015 Entrepreneurship / Information Technology Conference, Dialogue on Diversity.

September 16 (webinar, 2:00 pm CT)
Defining Consent and How to Utilize its Definition in Sexual Violence Prevention, PepTalkOK.

September 16 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm MT)
Violence Against Indian Women National Baseline Study (NBS), National Indigenous Women's Resource Center.

September 17-18 in Dallas, TX
Caring Dad's Professional Training, Opportunities Counseling Center Professional Training.

September 17 (webinar, 1:00-2:15 pm ET)
Safe & Together ~ Strengthening Advocacy: Using the Perpetrator Mapping Tool, David Mandel & Associates, LLC.

September 17-18 in St. Paul, MN
Investigation and Prosecution of Child Abuse, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

September 18-20 in Alta, UT
Weekend of Recovery, MaleSurvivor.

September 19 in Houston, TX
Preventing Child Abuse One Child at a Time ~ Recognizing, Reporting and Preventing Child Abuse, Prevent Child Abuse Texas.

September 21-23 in La Crosse, WI
Victim Assistance in Child Abuse Cases, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

September 21-25 in Huntsville, AL
Forensic Interviewing of Children Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

September 22-23 in Geneva, CH
7th Milestones of a Global Campaign for Violence Prevention Meeting, World Health Organization.

September 22-23 in Duluth, MN
Facilitating Groups with Women Who Use Violence in Intimate Partner Relationships, Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs.

September 22-25 in Orlando, FL
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training, National Institute of Crime Prevention.

September 26 in Corpus Christi, TX
Walk Padre Island for Children, Prevent Child Abuse Texas.

September 27-30 in Athens, GA
21st Annual Statewide Family Violence Conference, Georgia Commission on Family Violence.

September 28-29 in Huntsville, AL
Interviewing Child Victims with Disabilities, National Children's Advocacy Center.

September 29 in Dallas, TX
A Day with Robert Farley ~ "Physical Child Abuse Injury Reconstruction Techniques" and "Critical Conversations for Child Maltreatment: Interviewing the Suspect and the Caretaker", Dallas Children's Advocacy Center.

 

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OCTOBER 2015 National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, LGBT History Month and National Bullying Prevention Month

October 6-8 in Portsmouth, NH
Extended Forensic Interview Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

October 8-10 in Newark, NJ
BK Nation: A National Conference on Leadership, Ideas and Action Steps, hosted by Mayor Ras J. Baraka and the City of Newark, NJ and Kevin Powell and BK Nation.

October 14 (webinar, 1:00-3:00 pm ET; part 5 is 12/9)
Digital Storytelling and Public Health Research (part 4 of 5), Center for Digital Storytelling.

October 14-16 in Orlando, FL
Safe & Together 3rd Annual Symposium ~ Domestic Violence and Children, David Mandel & Associates, LLC.

October 14-16 in Huntsville, AL
Victim Advocacy Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

October 15 in Austin, TX
The Texas Conference for Women.

October 16-18 in Peebles, OH
Weekend of Recovery, MaleSurvivor.

October 19-23 in Minneapolis, MN
Basic Forensic Interview Training, CornerHouse.

October 19-23 in Chicago, IL
Community Engagement Day & Roundtable, National Network to End Domestic Violence.

October 19-23 in Huntsville, AL
Forensic Interviewing of Children Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

October 21 in Washington, DC
2015 Domestic Violence Awareness / Immigration Colloquium, Dialogue on Diversity.

October 21 in New York, NY
SafeHorizon Domestic Violence Conference, SafeHorizon, in collaboration with Fordham Graduate School of Social Service, Institute for Women and Girls.

October 22-24 in Copenhagen, DK
9th European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry.

October 24-27 in Chicago, IL
122nd Annual Conference and Exposition, International Association of Chiefs of Police.

October 26-29 in Denver, CO
26th Annual State of the State in Head Injury Meeting ~ Westward Bound: New Frontiers in Brain Injury, National Association of State Head Injury Administrators.

October 28-31 in Orlando, FL
International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice, International Association of Forensic Nurses.

October 31 - November 4 in Chicago, IL
APHA 143rd Annual Meeting & Expo ~ Health in all Policies, American Public Health Association.

 

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NOVEMBER 2015

November 3-5 in Scottsdale, AZ
Advanced Forensic Interviewing Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

November 3-6 in The Hague, NL
Third World Conference of Women's Shelters, Global Network of Women's Shelters.

November 11 (webinar, 2:00-4:00 pm CT)
Multiple Interviews and Extended Forensic Evaluations, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

November 11
Veterans Day, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

November 13 in Washington, DC
Looking Back, Moving Forward: 25 Years of the Jeanne Clery Act, Clery Center for Security on Campus.

November 16-20 in Bentonville, AR
ChildFirst National Conference, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

 

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DECEMBER 2015

December 1
World AIDS Day, AIDS.gov.

December 2-4 in Santa Ana Pueblo, NM
2015 Message Matters: How to Talk About Violence and Abuse So People Listen, New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Note: NCDSV's Debby Tucker is speaking at this conference.

December 7-11 in Minneapolis, MN
Basic Forensic Interview Training, CornerHouse.

December 7-11 in Huntsville, AL
Forensic Interviewing of Children Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

December 9 (webinar, 1:00-3:00 pm ET)
Engaging Viewers: A Continuum of Strategies for Distributing Health-Related Stories (part 5 of 5), Center for Digital Storytelling.

December 12 in Washington, DC
2015 Holiday Fair and Children's Gift Collection, Dialogue on Diversity.

 

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JANUARY 2016 National Stalking Awareness Month

January 25-26 in Dallas, TX
30th Annual Conference on the Prevention of Child Abuse, Prevent Child Abuse Texas.

 

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FEBRUARY 2016 Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February 23 in Geneva, CH
8th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy.

 

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MARCH 2016 Women's History Month

March 22-24 in Washington, DC
2016 International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Engaging Men and Boys, End Violence Against Women International.

 

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JUNE 2016 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month and PTSD Awareness Month

June 23-26 in Washington, DC
National NOW Conference, National Organization for Women.

 

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JULY 2016

July 25-28 in San Francisco, CA
2016 Technology Summit, Safety Net Project.

 

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SEPTEMBER 2016 National Campus Safety Awareness Month

September 18-21 in Tampere, FI
12th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion ~ Safety 2016, organized by Finland National Institute for Health and Welfare, and co-sponsored by World Health Organization.

 

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SHORT-TERM OPPORTUNITIES

Every Thursday (blogtalkradio, 8:00 pm ET)
The Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community Blog Talk Radio, Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community. See IDVAAC Radio.

January 12 - May 29 (online) and June 29 - July 3 in Seattle, WA
Certificate in Tribal Court Legal Advocacy, National Tribal Trial College, in partnership with University of Washington School of Law.

April 9 - May 14 in Dallas, TX
YW Financial Empowerment Workshop Series, YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas, Mountain View College and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

April 15 - June 10 (Wednesdays ~ online)
NOVA Victim Assistance Academy, National Organization for Victim Assistance.

April 18 - May 9 in Dallas, TX
YW Financial Empowerment Workshop Series, YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas, Mountain View College and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

April 27 - June 29 (online)
Online Sexual Assault Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

May 1 & 8 in Minneapolis, MN
Discover Human Rights ~ A Human Rights Approach to Social Justice Training Series, The Advocates for Human Rights.

May 4-15 (online)
Negotiation Skills Training, Sargent Shriver Center on Poverty Law.

May 20 - July 30 (online)
Online Pediatric Sexual Assault Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

May 25 - July 6 (online)
Online Domestic Violence Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

July 27 - October 5 (online)
Online Sexual Assault Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

August 17 - September 28 (online)
Online Domestic Violence Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

August 25 - November 16 (online)
Online Pediatric Sexual Assault Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

November 9 - December 21 (online)
Online Domestic Violence Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

November 18 - January 29, 2016 (online)
Online Sexual Assault Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

December 1 - February 16, 2016 (online)
Online Pediatric Sexual Assault Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

 

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ONGOING VIRTUAL OPPORTUNITIES

Advocacy for Victims of Abuse
Online Tutorial on Abuse this is a self-paced tutorial on abuse for clergy, spiritual leaders and teachers. The purpose is to provide leaders with the needed information on issues of domestic violence and childhood sexual assault. Given the prevalence of abuse, all faith leaders need basic knowledge about these two types of violence.

AEquitas

Battered Women Charged with Crimes this previously recorded webinar was developed to help prosecutors and criminal justice partners identify, evaluate, and develop improved responses to cases involving battered women who are arrested for using violence against their abusers.

Investigating and Prosecuting Alcohol-Facilitated Sexual Assault this previously recorded webinar was developed to assist investigators, prosecutors, and other allied professionals address the unique challenges these cases present.

Against Violence & Abuse
Complicated matters: domestic and sexual violence, problematic substance use and mental ill-health domestic and violence, problematic substance use and mental ill-health are three issues which often co-exist. And when they do, things can become complicated. This course is designed to 'uncomplicate' matters by raising your awareness about how the three issues interlink and reflecting on the most effective ways to engage with individuals and families who are affected by these issues.

America's Heroes at Work
TBI, PTSD & Employment an online training tool for employers, supervisors & hiring managers.

American Judges Association
Effective Adjudication of Domestic Abuse Cases the AJA, with the assistance of Futures Without Violence, and the National Center for State Courts, is proud to provide this high-quality, web-based, comprehensive domestic violence education for judges. Using adult-learning instruction tools and interactive exercises, separate training modules on key issues allow new and experienced judges to learn at their own pace from leading national experts they might not otherwise have the time, opportunity or funding to see. The AJA offers this timely, engaging and convenient resource at no cost to judges who want to apply this state of the art learning to make our communities safer. Note: NCDSV Board Member, The Honorable Marshall Murray is a faculty member.

American Probation and Parole Association
Domestic Violence: Fundamentals for Community Corrections Practice through this distance learning training, you will learn about guidelines and recommended strategies for supervising domestic violence offenders to achieve the goals of increased victim safety, offender accountability, and offender behavior change.

Avon Foundation for Women and NO MORE
See the Signs, Speak Out, Become An Upstander. Learn How, includes three new employer training programs aimed at educating employees on how to recognize and respond to abuse. 

Battered Women's Justice Project
Safety at Home ~ Intimate Partner Violence, Military Personnel and Veterans the course is designed for advocates (military and civilian) who provide services to military-related families experiencing intimate partner violence. The course will also be helpful for social service and mental health practitioners who are working with these victims and their families. The self-paced course includes eight modules with mini-lectures, case studies, video clips, practice scenarios, and opportunities for self-assessment to test mastery of course content. Supplemental materials are available to download.

Bureau of Justice Assistance
The BJA Grant Writing and Management Academy assists you with the grant management process within the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Academy includes the following modules: 1) Before Applying for BJA Funds; 2) Applying for BJA Funds; 3) Managing Your BJA Funds; 4) Strategic Planning; and 5) Budget.

Center for Deployment Psychology
Online Courses the CDP provides interactive web-based training to educate professionals (military and civilian providers) working with Service members and their families.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Principles of Prevention a free online course that introduces users to the fundamental aspects of violence and violence prevention. This valuable training explains the key concepts of primary prevention, the CDC’s role and public health approach, and the use of the social ecological model for violence prevention.

Clery Center for Security on Campus
Online Clery Act Training Program in response to increasing demand and requests from in-person training participants, the Clery Center is proud to announce the launch of the first-ever comprehensive, four-module online training course for Clery Act compliance. The newly-launched program addresses common challenges and promising practices in emergency response and notification, crime reporting, sexual violence guidelines, prevention education and development of the institution's annual security report. Through this flexible and engaging online course, participants will be able to: identify compliance requirements under the Clery Act, review institutional policies and procedures, and develop strategies for enhanced collaboration.​

DoD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office and Office for Victims of Crime
Advanced Military Sexual Assault Advocate Training combines expertise in learning development from the Office for Victims of Crime’s Training and Technical Assistance Center with DoD’s broad range of SAPR advocacy capabilities and initiatives. This combination promises a dynamic learning experience that focuses on providing appropriate support for military victims of sexual assault.

Empire State College, State University of New York
Advanced Certificate in Veteran Services enhance your ability to advocate for veterans and do effective outreach; gain insight into the needs and culture of specific veteran populations; and deepen your understanding of the evolving politics of veteran services.

End Violence Against Women International
OnLineTraining Institute state-of-the art training to anyone who is interested, on the topic of criminal justice response to sexual assault. This OnLine Training Institute provides the opportunity for interested professionals to expand their knowledge of cutting edge developments in the criminal justice and community response to sexual assault, with particular emphasis on those crimes committed by someone who is known to the victim (i.e., non-strangers). Numerous courses on a variety of topics are available through the Institute.

Family Planning National Training Centers
The Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) & HIV this independent learning module explores the intersection of IPV and HIV in a family planning setting. There is growing evidence that clients who have HIV are at higher risk for IPV, and clients who are victims of IPV face higher risks for HIV. This training offers providers knowledge, skills, and tools to enhance their screening in order to identify “red flags” for IPV and HIV. It also offers risk reduction tools to use when HIV or IPV risk factors are present.

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC)
Human Trafficking Training Program teaches law enforcement officers how to recognize human trafficking encountered during routine duties, how to protect victims, and how to initiate human trafficking investigations.

Florida Coalition Against Sexual Violence

Investigating Sexual Assault: Working with Victims (scroll down)

Law Enforcement and Prosecutors: Working Together to Win Sexual Battery Cases (scroll down)

Law Enforcement Training Webinar Series: Crime Scene Investigations (Parts I-II), October 2013

Law Enforcement Training Webinar Series: Sexual Assault Investigations ~ A Step Beyond (Parts I-III), April-May 2013

Sexual Assault Victims Rights and Services (scroll down)

Florida State University, Institute for Family Violence Studies

Domestic Violence 101: An Introduction to Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence 101: A Competency-Based Training Manual for WIC and Other Nutrition Program Staff

Domestic Violence: A Competency-Based Training Manual for Animal Abuse Investigators

Domestic Violence: A Competency-Based Training Manual for Community Mental Health Center Staff

Domestic Violence in Later Life: A Competency-Based Training Manual for meals on Wheels Volunteers & Other Elder Services Staff

The Intersection of Domestic Abuse and Child Victimization

Forensic Science Education

Continuing Education and Training for Medicolegal Death Investigators – web-based training for forensic and medical professionals, law enforcement and ancillary professionals. Courses are related to medicolegal death investigations, missing and unidentified persons, National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NAMUS) training, and sudden unexplained infant death (SUID) investigations.

Online courses for Expert Testimony: :Expert Testimony for the Prosecutor and Scientiest" and "How to Be a Good Expert Witnesss"

Headington Institute
Understanding and Addressing Vicarious Trauma – this module is an introduction to the topic of vicarious trauma and humanitarian work. It provides an overview so that you can learn about this at your own pace. It also includes links and references to other resources on this topic.

Helping Services for Northeast Iowa
Domestic Violence Awareness Training – incorporates the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence required content for the 30-hour victim counselor training. What will you gain?

  • Understand experiencing and fleeing from abuse through victims' perspectives
  • Insight into effects of violence on children
  • Correct and sensitive response techniques
  • Connection with others who are passionate about ending violence

This course isn't just for victim counselors! Domestic violence awareness is critical for all professionals and community members.

Honor our Voices
Honor our Voices ~ Children's Perspectives of Domestic Violence – a unique online learning module providing you with the opportunity to see domestic violence through the eyes and voices of children. The purpose of this learning module is to create a multi-pronged response to increase the awareness and sensitivity of shelter advocates and other social service providers to the needs of children and suggest promising ways of enhancing services for children exposed to domestic violence.

Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Online Domestic Violence Foundation Training – a web-based courses featuring domestic violence topics that in part meet the 40 hour domestic violence training requirement (in Illinois) needed for most domestic violence advocates who work in a full service domestic violence program.This foundation training includes five separate modules listed below. 

Module A ~ Foundations of Domestic Violence

Module B ~ Advocacy for Domestic Violence Victims

Module C ~ Children's Issues; Cultural Competency

Module D ~ Domestic Violence Victims with Complex Issues

Module E ~ Legal Issues; Making Referrals; Domestic Violence Certification

International Association of Forensic Nurses
SANE 40-Hour Online Training Program – Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners provide specialized health and forensic care to adult and adolescent patients who have experienced sexual violence. This online program is designed for registered nurses and nurse practitioners interested in practicing in the role of SANE. Licensure will be verified. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of completion and continuing education credit.

Lorman Education Services
Child Sexual Abuse Interview Protocol: Evidence-Based Strategies – child sexual abuse investigations are difficult on children because of the recall of abuse details that are sexual in nature. Each instance of retelling the sexual experience adds to the traumatization of the child. Members of the multidisciplinary team also rely on the videotaped interview for information necessary to completing the investigation to avoid repeated interviews. This OnDemand webinar helps professionals involved in forensic interviewing or other aspects of child sexual abuse allegations to understand how a protocol has been used to best facilitate the interview process. Through research and practice evidence, recommendations are provided from an analysis of 90 videotapes of child sexual abuse interviews from a child advocacy center via a 69-item.standardized instrument generated from prior studies. Eight evidence areas support advanced techniques in a four-state interview process for diverse disclosure and nondisclosure cases.

National Center for PTSD
Increasing Effectiveness of PTSD Treatments – this online course addresses how to increase the effectiveness of evidence-based treatments for PTSD, particularly in difficult cases and situations. The author presents how to decide who is appropriate for evidence-based treatment using assessment. She discusses common barriers to effective delivery of PTSD treatment and provides solutions to overcome these barriers.

National Center for School Engagement, in collaboration with The Partnership for Families and Children
Getting Serious: A Best Practice Approach to Bullying Prevention ~ in nine units you will gain an understanding of key bullying concepts and trends, the ways in which bullying and school climate are linked, and what some organizations and practitioners are doing to successfully prevent bullying in their schools and communities. You will also learn strategies for supporting specific youth populations ~ namely gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth, as well as youth who are members of minority religious groups ~ that are disproportionately targeted by bullies. Each unit in this use-friendly course is supplemented by links to outside reading materials, websites and video clips that illustrate the main concepts taught in the unit. A Community Forum allows you to share ideas with other course-takers.

National Center for State Courts

The Beat A Law Enforcement Officer's Guide to Drug Court ~ law enforcement officers will learn the core knowledge, skills and information necessary to effectively monitor, supervise and participate on a drug court team. We have course modules to educate you on how to effectively respond to individuals with mental health and trauma and to educate you on "why people can't stop using drugs."

Justice Responses to Elder Abuse a self-paced course offering a wide array of information and resources to address and reduce elder abuse.  It is designed for use by practitioners and members of the public alike.The course presents the latest research on aging issues, including physical, cognitive and emotional changes that increase an older person’s vulnerability to abuse.  Medical, prosecution and judicial experts explore the dynamics of elder abuse and highlight individual and systemic barriers to effective remedies for victims.  Practitioners in the justice system will discover how specific tools can improve access to justice and enhance outcomes for older victims of abuse.  The course units include a mix of expert presentations and discussions, video clips, interactive exercises and supplemental resources, 2014. Read news release.

National Consumer Law Center
Credit Reporting and Repair for Domestic Violence Survivors, Federal Tax Advocacy for Domestic Violence Survivors and Screening for Consumer Issues: A Tool for Domestic Violence Advocates and Attorneys – presentations and recordings available from previous webinars.

National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare
Serving Our Veterans Behavioral Health Certificate – designed to train civilian behavioral health and primary care providers, on military orientation and specific issues affecting veterans and their families. It offers 14 self-directed, self-paced online courses that provide the latest clinical guidelines from the Department of Defense; demonstrate applicable knowledge and skills through real-life examples; and emphasize cultural sensitivities to ensure clinical competency

National Human Trafficking Resource Center, Polaris Project
Offers numerous interactive online trainings and pre-recorded webinars developed by experts working in the anti-trafficking and related fields on a variety of topics related to human trafficking.

National Institute of Corrections

PREA Learning Center ~ NIC has added five PREA courses to the e-course catalog:

Behavioral Health Care for Sexual Assault Victims in a Confinement Setting

Investigating Sexual Abuse in a Confinement Setting

Medical Health Care for Sexual Assault Victims in a Confinement Setting

PREA Audit Process and Instrument Overview

PREA Coordinators' Roles and Responsibilities

National Institute of Justice

Español for Law Enforcement: An Interactive Training Tool this online training was developed to help law enforcement officers obtain a working knowledge of Spanish and to apply it to law enforcement situations. The course walks viewers through English translations, phonetic spellings and pronunciations of Spanish words in situations involving interviews, crime scenes, motor vehicles and domestic violence.

Multimedia audio recordings and transcripts from seminars, webinars and interviews addressing a variety of issues, sponsored by the National Institute of Justice.

Try Again, Fail Again, Fail Better: Lessons from Community Courts presented by Greg Berman, Center for Court Innovation.

DNA Online Courses (from former DNA.gov)

DNA: A Prosecutor's Practice Notebook this free, self-paced, online training is designed to assist State and local prosecutors in preparing DNA-related cases for prosecution. The lessons cover a wide spectrum of topics relating to the science of DNA and its legal application in the courtroom. Lessons include: investigating cases involving DNA; preparing cases involving DNA; presenting cases involving DNA; special case circumstances; and lab report analysis.

Forensic DNA Education for Law Enforcement Decisionmakers ~ the objectives of the course are to educate senior-level law enforcement decisionmakers on the policy and practice issues associated with the effective use of DNA analysis so they will have the knowledge to:

Streamline investigative processes

Implement best practices for handling "cold hits"

Identify the probative value of evidence and prioritize DNA evidence

More effectively leverage limited resources

Interact more efficiently with crime laboratories to set expectations and manage caseloads

Understand the time and resources required from the lab to test different categories of evidence

Avoid the steep costs that can impact the agency, the public and the practitioner's career if procedures aren't properly implemented

Law 101: Legal Guide for the Forensic Expert this course provides 13 modules and this introduction which is designed to give a comprehensive discussion of recommended practices for the forensic expert to follow when preparing for and testifying in court.

Principles of Forensic DNA for Officers of the Court an interactive, self-paced, resource tool to educate and assist prosecutors, defense attorneys, and judges in forensic DNA cases. The course consists of fifteen modules and covers: the biology of DNA, including statistics and population genetics; DNA laboratories, quality assurance in testing, and understanding a laboratory report; forensic databases; victim issues; the presentation of DNA evidence at trial; and post-conviction DNA cases.

What Every Investigator and Evidence Technician Should Know About Forensic DNA these self-paced training courses are intended to provided interactive training that covers basic information about the identification, preservation, and collection of DNA evidence at a crime scene.

National Judicial Education Program
Intimate Partner Sexual Abuse – Adjudicating This Hidden Dimension of Domestic Violence Cases this website provides current interdisciplinary research from law, medicine and the social sciences that is applicable to judicial decision-making and case management. This site can be treated as a course or a resource to be consulted as needed.

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
Creating a Culture of Acceptance: Abuse, HIV and Women in Shelter, November 2014.

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women
Domestic VIolence: Understanding the Basics this 1 hour interactive eLearning module describes the dynamics and common tactics that characterize domestic violence, provides an overview of the scope and impact on individuals and society, explores the underlying factors that allow domestic violence to exist, offers insight into the various risks and choices that survivors face, and shares how to be part of the solution. Divided into 10 sections addressing common questions related to domestic violence, this course will help new advocates, allied professionals, students, and the general public achieve a basic understanding of this complex issue.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center and Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
Online Learning Campus aims to provide a variety of eLearning modules to educate and support you in your efforts to prevent and respond to sexual violence.

Sexual Violence in Disasters: Understanding the Scope of the Problem, a new course added to the Online Learning Campus

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

Bringing Hope: Responding to Disclosures of Child Sexual Abuse in this course, victim service professionals will learn how to describe types of sexually abusive behavior, review practical skills for listening to a disclosure of child sexual abuse, and identify the three guiding principles for responding to a disclosure, 2014.

Evaluating Sexual Violence Prevention Programs: Steps and Strategies for Preventionists walks the user through the basics of evaluating the impact of sexual violence prevention programs, 2012.

From Approach to Practice: Improving outcomes for children after sexual abuse in this course, victim service professionals will review trauma-informed practices for working with children surviving sexual abuse, learn role-specific recommendations for working with these children, and identify new ideas for collaborating with other professionals, 2014.

Maturing Your Services: Advocating for Survivors of Sexual Violence in Later Life this interactive online course is designed to increase advocates' and other victim service professionals' capacity for serving victims of sexual violence in later life. Considerations for serving older victims are explored in three sections ~ social, physical and emotional factors ~ with opportunities to practice and reflect upon the information, 2013.

Reporting on Sexual Violence, Poynter Institute this course provides information for journalists on understanding sexual violence, including explanations about the differences between prevention and risk reduction. It offers tools and guidelines for interviewing sexual violence survivors, using video, photography and other visuals in news media and avoiding predictable or potentially harmful coverage, 2013.

Sexual Violence in Disasters

Building Community Partnerships for Pre-Disaster Planning this online course discusses the importance of planning for sexual violence prevention and response before a disaster, and highlights guiding strategies and key community partners in the pre-disaster planning process, 2013.

Developing a Plan for Sexual Violence Prevention and Response this online course is designed to assist local and state sexual violence preventionists, victim advocates and their community partners in creating pre-disaster plans for their organizations and communities. It highlights four core components of a pre-disaster plan to help organizations recover quickly and continue to provide vital services in a disaster, 2013.

Understanding the Scope of the Problem this interactive online course addresses the increased vulnerability to sexual violence that can occur during and after disasters. Participants will learn about the connections between oppression, sexual violence and disasters. With case studies from Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, and examples from other recent calamities around the world, the module highlights the need for pre-planning to prevent and response to sexual in future disasters, 2012.

Understanding National Rape Statistics, 2012.

National Sheriffs' Association
On-Demand Learning Center explore these sessions to gain deeper insight into the trends shaping your industry.

Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center

Identity Theft Victim Assistance Online Training Supporting Victims' Financial and Emotional Recovery a user-friendly e-learning tool that will teach victim service professionals and allied professionals knowledge and skills to more effectively serve victims of identity theft and assist with their financial and emotional recovery, 2009.

Online Elder Abuse Training for Legal Service Providers (scroll down) provides training to legal aid and other civil attorneys to identify and respond to elder abuse. Read related Blog posting.

Victim Assistance Training Online has been revised and updated. It includes 19 modules with up-to-date information to help strengthen your knowledge and skills to assist victims of crime. This is a foundational Web-based victim assistance training program that offers victim service providers and allied professionals the opportunity to acquire the essential skills and knowledge they need to more effectively assist victims of crime. VAT Online has four sections: Basics, Core Competencies and Skills, Crimes, and Special Populations.

Polaris Project
Recognizing and Responding to Human Trafficking in a Health Care Context (scroll down).

PreventConnect.org

Learn.PreventConnect.org creates a central learning "hub" for prevention practitioners that offers the information and interaction you seek, accessible at your convenience. Your learning isn't confined to a particular day or time and you can discuss what you learn with prevention practitioners from anywhere.

Introductory Courses

Building Blocks of Prevention

Comprehensive Prevention Efforts

Introduction to Sexual Health

Intermediate Courses

Utilizing Youth as Prevention Volunteers

Coalition Building and Turf Management for Strategic Prevention Partnerships

Collaboration for Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention

Community Mobilization and Primary Prevention

Coordinating Prevention across Sexual and Domestic Violence

Engaging Bystanders in the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence

Social Marketing as a Tool in Primary Prevention

Using Logic Models for Planning Primary Prevention Programs

Measuring the Impact of Your Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Efforts

Using Media and Technology in Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Efforts

Advanced Courses

Putting Social Justice at the Heart of Public Health

RTI International ~ www.forensiced.org

Expert Testimony Training for the Prosecutor and Scientist

Expert Testimony Training for the Prosecutor and Scientist II

How to Be a Good Expert Witness

Structuring Best Practices ~ Practitioner Stakeholder Meeting ~ Organizing and Transferring SANE / SAFE / SART Knowledge and Best Practices Practitioner Stakeholder Meeting, July 14, 2014

SecurityCEU.com

7 Steps to Workplace Violence Crisis Response Plan, National Institute for the Prevention of Workplace Violence.

Pre-Employee Screening and Background Checking and the Supervisor's Role When Domestic Violence Comes to Work, National Institute for the Prevention of Workplace Violence.

Zero Tolerance Is Not Enough: Making Workplace Violence Prevention Really Work, National Institute for the Prevention of Workplace Violence.

Stalking Resource Center
The Use of Technology to Stalk ~ An Online Course, The National Center for Victims of Crime Cell phones. GPS. Computers. Did you know that these technologies can be dangerous weapons in a stalker's arsenal? This self-paced, interactive course will give you a better understanding of how stalkers use these and other technologies to locate, harass, and surveil their victims. You will also identify steps to assist in investigating stalking crimes and supporting victims of stalking.

Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention

Online Investigating Strangulation Training ~ This module will enhance your response to calls involving strangulation by providing methods to:

Explain the dangers of strangulation.

Recognize the various signs and symptoms of strangulation.

Apply victim interview questions to your investigation of strangulation.

Identify and implement the actions to help a strangulation victim.

TrainingForums.org
TrainingForums.org Domestic violence service providers and others working with survivors of violence and trauma will find these free online courses on hot topics, along with forum discussions hosted by experts, informative and practical; a project of Witness Justice.

United Nations Population Fund and World Education, Inc.
Managing Gender-based Violence Programmes in Emergencies (English, Français and Español) this 146-page guide features the entire e-learning course transcript as well as new material, including: "Programmes in Focus" - illustrative examples of GBV programming in action; "Voices from the Field" - first-person accounts from practitioners like you who have experienced and implemented the concepts covered in the Course; and "Thinking Locally" - short segments that encourage you to consider how you would apply course concepts to your own context. We have also included additional case study questions that will allow you to explore the content more thoroughly. We hope you find this document useful for your work and that you continue to share your experiences using these tools with us at UNFPA.

University of Florida
Forensic Science Programs provides online master's degrees, certificates and continuing education courses in the forensic sciences.

University of North Dakota
Death Investigation Training this program is based on scientific principles and established, nationally recognized, standards of death investigation and forensic pathology. It addresses a critical need for training of Medical Legal Death Investigators in the United States. There are multiple modules of Death Investigation Training available as separate courses.

Utah Domestic Violence Coalition
The Basics of Domestic Violence a four-hour web-based training course designed to explore the complex issue of domestic violence as it affects women, men, and children. Participants learn about power and control in relationships, the cycle of violence, barriers to leaving, and working with victims from diverse populations. This training is NASW approved for four (4) CEU hours.

Volunteers in Police Service
Building Blocks of a Law Enforcement Volunteer Program this online introductory course teaches participants how to implement a volunteer program within a law enforcement agency. You will come away with a greater understanding of the importance of program infrastructure, recruitment, selection and management, training, recognition, and assessment.

Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs E-Learning Center
Prevention Five-Hour Orientation (scroll down) designed to increase knowledge of the critical aspects of sexual violence prevention.

Webicina
The Social MEDia Course ~ the global format of the world's first university elective course focusing on medicine and social media for medical and public health students (and anybody else who is interested in this area). The rationale behind the course, the history of the university course and all the details needed are available under the link above.

West Virginia University
Principles of Death Investigation ~ an introductory course designed to discuss the fundamentals of death investigation. The course is written using the NIJ guidelines, "Death Investigation: A Guide for the Scene Investigator". In addition, information has been included from death investigation texts, handbooks, and other resource. The content primarily focuses on scene procedures, collection of information, and the various causes, mechanisms, and manners of death. The course is especially written for medicolegal death investigators, crime scene investigators, and law enforcement personnel.

Wider Opportunities for Women
WOW has developed two online courses that provide guidance and resources to assist case managers and advocates seeking to support survivor's economic independence through better employment.

Green Pathways to Economic Security Course this 5-module course helps transitional housing staff identify and explore good job opportunities with an emphasis on green and non-traditional occupations, which can offer women higher wages, benefits and opportunities for career growth. The course examines how to assess and develop a survivor’s career potential, evaluate the labor market and connect to workforce development programs.

Economic and Employment Advocacy Curriculum  this12-part course is divided into three units: Pathways to Economic SecurityFinancial Recovery and Growth, and Addressing Barriers to Economic Security. Topics covered in this course include how to match survivors’ skills and abilities to good jobs in growing fields, effectively market themselves to employers, how to recover the cost of economic abuse and how to support survivors with significant barriers to employment.

World Health Organization

Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Prevention Course this course presents an evidence-based pubic health and life-course approach to preventing intimate partner and sexual violence against women. It provides an overview of the scale of the problem, its consequences and costs, risk and protective factors for intimate partner and sexual violence, and the importance of intimate partner and sexual violence primary prevention strategies.

Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability Short Courses short courses provide a complete training resource, each addressing a specific injury or violence area. They have been designed to provide facilitators around the world with everything they need to conduct a short court of 2-5 days on various topics. These "trainings in a box" can be downloaded from our website free of charge. Available courses include: child maltreatment prevention; intimate partner and sexual violence prevention; trauma care system planning and management; and trauma care quality improvement.

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