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FEBRUARY 2016 Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February 8-12
Facebook Forum on Teen Dating Violence Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Join the conversation using #VetoViolence.

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

February 8-12
Respect Week (scroll down), loveisrespect.org. Download guide.

February 11 (webinar, 3:00-4:00 pm ET)
Alcohol-Facilitated Sexual Assault: Who Needs Force When You Have Alcohol? (part II of II), AEquitas.

February 11 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm ET)
Concussion and Winter Sports, Defense Centers of Excellence For Psychological Health & Traumatic Brain Injury.

February 11 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm ET)
Enhancing Your Domestic Violence Court ~ How Do We Get Offenders to Comply? (part 3 of 3 ~ scroll down), Center for Court Innovation. Register.

February 11 in Columbia, MD
Preventing Dating Abuse: Safety and Engagement of Teens on Social Media, TurnAround and Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence.

February 11 (webinar, 3:00 pm ET; parts 2-4 are 2/18, 2/25 and 3/3)
Shelter Life Webinar Series ~ Shelter Living, Shelter Rules and Meeting Survivors' Needs (part 1 of 4), Olga Phoenix.

February 11 in Dallas, TX (offered two different times and again on 3/5)
YW Tax Credit Education, WiNGS.

February 12 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm ET)
Know me, don't judge me! Misinterpretations between Latin@ parents and their children, National Latin@ Network.

February 12 (12:00 pm ET)
Thunderclap to Prevent Teen Dating Violence, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sign up.

February 14
1 Billion Rising Revolution, V-Day.

February 14-15 (teleconference, 2/14 12:00-4:00 pm ET and 2/15 4:00-8:00 pm ET)
Commissioner and Commission Deliberations, Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities.

February 16 in Austin, TX
Break the Silence to Ending Dating Violence, Expect Respect.

February 16 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT)
Differentiated Domestic Violence Offender Treatment in Colorado: What it is and How it's Working, Battered Women's Justice Project.

February 16 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm ET; parts 2 and 3 are 3/15 and 4/19)
End Abuse of People with Disabilities Webinar Series ~ People First: Practicing Accessibility One Contact at a Time (part 1 of 3), Center on Victimization and Safety.

February 16 (webinar, 12:00-1:30 pm PT)
For Your Own Good? Rethinking Mandatory Reporting Practices (scroll down), The Northwest Network. Register.

February 16 in Brooklyn Park, MN
The Impact of Domestic Abuse on Children, Think Again MN, Hennepin Technical College, Global Fatherhood Foundation, Kids At Risk Action, City of Brooklyn Park and League of Women Voters of Brooklyn Park Osseo Maple Grove. Register.

February 16 (webinar, 12:00-1:15 pm PT)
Introduction to Trafficking, National Crime Victim Law Institute.

February 16 in Indianapolis, IN
'Raising of America' Screening & Panel Discussion, Indiana Institute for Working Families, Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Prevent Child Abuse Indiana, Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis Healthy Start and Marion County Commission on Youth.

February 16 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm ET)
Sexual Assault Examiner: Adult / Adolescent Case Review, Tribal Forensic Healthcare.

February 17 (webinar, 3:00 pm ET; part 4 is 2/24)
Building Accessibility for Survivors with Mental Health Considerations (part 3 of 4), Olga Phoenix.

February 17 (webinar, 12:00-1:15 pm PT)
DV, SA and Stalking on Campus, National Crime Victim Law Institute.

February 17 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm ET)
Navigating Fund Development Strategies during Transition, Futures Without Violence.

February 17 (webcast, 2:00 pm ET)
PTSD and Military Sexual Trauma, PTSD Consultation Program.

February 18 in Plano, TX
Annual Wine Tasting at Buon Vino, Emily's Place.

February 18 (Twitter Chat, 7:00 pm ET)
A Deeper Look at Boundaries (scroll down), loveisrespect.org. Participate by following the hashtag #teenDVchat.

February 18 (Blog Talk Radio, 4:00-4:30 pm ET)
Exploring Youth Activism in our Movement: Experiences and Lessons from Youth Leaders, facilitated by National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and co-hosted by National Latin@ Network. Listen.

February 18 (webinar, 1:00-2:00 pm ET)
Reclaiming What is Sacred: Addressing Harm to Indigenous Elders and Developing a Tribal Response to Abuse in Later Life, National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life.

February 18 (webinar, 3:00 pm ET; parts 3 and 4 are 2/25 and 3/3)
Shelter Life Webinar Series ~ Shelter Life: Challenges and Solutions (part 2 of 4), Olga Phoenix.

February 18 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT)
Talking with Survivors about Privacy, Releases and Choices, Battered Women's Justice Project.

February 19 (seminario web, 1:00-2:30 pm ET)
¡Conóceme, no me juzgues! Malinterpretaciones entre padres Latin@s y sus hij@s, National Latin@ Network.

February 20 in Austin, TX
Hotline 20th Anniversary Celebration Event, The National Domestic Violence Hotline.

February 21-24 in Louisville, KY
Enhancing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases Workshop, National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence.

February 22 in Rockville, MD
Bringing in the Bystander® Regional Training, Prevention Innovations Research Center.

February 22 (webinar, 12:00-1:15 pm PT)
Maximizing Financial Recovery for Victims ~ Ask the Experts, National Crime Victim Law Institute.

February 22 (webinar, 3:00-4:30 pm ET)
Working with Latin@ Communities to Prevent Teen Dating Violence: Strategies for Engagement and Creative Interventions, facilitated by National Resource Center on Domestic Violence.

February 22-24 in Orlando, FL
National Conference on Bullying & Child Victimization, School Safety Advocacy Council, in partnership with Florida Association of School Resource Officers and Florida Association of School Administrators.

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

February 23 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
Building a Movement to End Child Sexual Abuse, PreventConnect and Ms. Foundation for Women.

February 23 (webinar, 1:00-2:00 pm ET)
Listening Session ~ Child Protection for Partners and Policy Makers, Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection & Custody.

February 23 in Seattle, WA
Meeting the Needs of All Survivors: Enhancing our Services to Meet the Needs of Males, Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs.

February 23 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm CT)
Victim Centered Interviewing for Probation, Battered Women's Justice Project.

February 23-25 in Huntsville, AL
Victim Advocacy Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

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

February 24 (webinar, 3:00 pm ET)
Building Accessibility for Survivors with Substance Use Considerations (part 4 of 4), Olga Phoenix.

February 24 in New York, NY
Identifying, Engaging and Empowering Families: A Charge for Juvenile Justice Agencies, Vera Institute of Justice. Register.

February 24 (3:00-4:30 pm ET)
Joint Listening Session on the Intersection of Human Trafficking and Housing and Services for Survivors, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

February 24 in Topeka, KS
Working from Within: Changing Groups for Men Who Use Violence in Relationships, Family Peace Initiative.

February 24-26 in Arlington, MA
Counseling Abusers: An Introductory Training, Emerge, and co-sponsored by Massachusetts Department of Public Health and Jane Doe Inc.

February 25 (webinar, 3:00-4:30 pm ET)
Faith-Based Reentry Programs for Women: Insights from a Formerly Incarcerated Women Who Created One, National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women. Register.

February 25 (webinar, 3:00-4:30 pm ET)
The New Normal: Understanding the Dating Culture and Dating Abuse in Today's Society, loveisrespect.org and Break the Cycle.

February 25 (webinar, 3:00 pm ET; part 4 is 3/3)
Shelter Life Webinar Series ~ Essential Tools of Shelter Living: Conflict Resolution Training for Shelter Advocates (part 3 of 4), Olga Phoenix.

February 25 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT)
Trauma-Informed Legal Advocacy: An Introduction (scroll down), National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health.

February 25 (webinar, 2:00-3:00 pm ET)
Using Asset Forfeiture to Recover Money for Victims of Crime, The National Center for Victims of Crime and U.S. Department of Justice, Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section.

February 25 (webinar, 3:00-4:00 pm ET)
Weaving It All Together: Collaboration, Community and Science in the Prevention of Sexual Assault, Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

February 25 (webinar, 12:00-1:30 pm ET)
Working with Teen Victims and Survivors, National Alliance to End Domestic Abuse.

February 25-26 in Bloomington, MN
9th Midwest Conference on Interpersonal Violence & Abuse, Cornerstone.

February 25-26 in Topeka, KS
The Art of Facilitation in Group Work ~ Understanding the River of Cruelty, Family Peace Initiative.

February 25-26 and March 3, 4, 18 & 25 in Price, UT
40-Hour Rape and Sexual Assault Advocacy Training, Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

February 27 in Bloomington, MN
2016 fuerza unida amig@s youth conference, Casa de Esperanza.

February 28 - March 1 in Washington, DC
National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference, Food Research & Action Center and Feeding America.

February 29 in Lawrence, KS
Bringing in the Bystander® Regional Training, Prevention Innovations Research Center.

February 29 (Twitter Chat, 7:00-8:00 pm ET)
Empowered Youth on the Margins: Activism in Action, facilitated by National Resource Center on Domestic Violence.

February 29 (Twitter Chat, 2:00 pm ET)
Raise awareness and help end teen dating abuse, Jewish Women International. Follow @JewishWomenIntl and use the hashtags #TDVAM and #LEAPday.

February 29 in Frisco, TX
Screening of "Finding Jenn's Voice".

February 29 - March 1 in Santa Monica, CA
Addressing Violence Against Indian Women, Tribal Law and Policy Institute. Register and download session agendas.

February 29 - March 2 in Colusa, CA
Tribal Domestic Violence Circle Training, Inter-Tribal Council Of California, Inc.

February 29 - March 4 in Indianapolis, IN
Equal Justice for Children, National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse.

 

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MARCH 2016 Women's History Month

March 1 (webinar, 1:00-2:00 pm ET)
Listening Session ~ Child Custody for Court Staff and Allied Professionals in the Field, Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection & Custody.

March 1 in Honolulu, HI
Taking Action: Assisting Victims of Fraud, The National Center for Victims of Crime.

March 1 in Baltimore, MD
Voices of Multiple Faiths, Forced Marriage and Domestic Violence, Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence.

March 1-2 in Huntsville, AL
Forensic Interviews at Trial: Preparation and Presentation 2016, National Children' s Advocacy Center and National District Attorneys Association.

March 1-2 in Boise, ID
Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar, Clery Center for Security on Campus.

March 3 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT)
Beyond Anger and Violence: A Program for Women (scroll down), National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health.

March 3 (webinar, 1:00-2:00 pm ET)
Listening Session ~ Child Protection for Professionals in the Field, Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection & Custody.

March 3 (webinar, 3:00 pm ET)
Shelter Life Webinar Series ~ Alternative Healing / Experiential Modalities for Residents and Shelter Advocates (part 4 of 4), Olga Phoenix.

March 4 in Boise, ID
Benefit and Auction, Safe Place Ministries.

March 4 in Orlando, FL
Vicarious Trauma Prevention Institute: Thriving You!, Olga Phoenix.

March 4-5 in Washington, DC
The Courage to Fight Violence Against Women, International Psychoanalytical Association ~ COWAP, Contemporary Freudian Society, American University Katzen Arts Center, Baltimore Washington Center for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and Washington Center for Psychoanalysis. Register.

March 5 in Houston, TX
28th Annual Race Against Violence, Houston Area Women's Center.

March 5 in Dallas, TX
YW Tax Credit Education (scroll down), WiNGS.

March 6 in Austin, TX
Illuminate Austin 2016 ~ A Walk for Safe Families, benefiting SafePlace.

March 6-10 in Corpus Christi, TX
2016 Annual Conference ~ Mind the Gap: Who's Missing from the Movement?, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault.

March 6-12
NO MORE Week of Action 2016, NO MORE, sponsored by Mary Kay. Download 2016 Week of Action Guide.

March 7-9 in Spokane, WA
Advocate Core Training, Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs.

March 7-10 in Portsmouth, VA
2016 Campus Safety and Violence Prevention Forum, Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services.

March 7-10 in Austin, TX
2016 SXSWedu, SXSW.

March 8 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT; part 2 is 3/16)
The Beginning and End of Rape, Part 1, Battered Women's Justice Project.

March 8 (webinar, 1:00-2:00 pm ET)
Listening Session ~ Evidence Based Practices for Researchers and Professionals in the Field, Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection & Custody.

March 8-9
Amplify Austin 2016, I Live Here, I Give Here.

March 9 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
Beyond Partnerships: Shared Linkages for Prevention ~ Harmful Gender Norms: How can we build alliances with queer (LGBTQ12S) movements to help prevent sexual and domestic violence, PreventConnect and Prevention Institute.

March 9 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm ET)
Identifying & Training Campus Security Authorities, Clery Center for Security on Campus.

March 10 in Washington, DC
2016 IVPN Spring Meeting, Injury & Violence Prevention Network. Register by March 2, 2016.

March 10 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm ET)
Helping Those Released from Family Detention ~ Advanced Asylum Legal Issues (part 3 of 3), ASISTA.

March 10 in Dallas, TX
March of Dimes Grand Rounds Series ~ Maternal Health and Intimate Partner Violence, March of Dimes, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital and UNT Health Science Center.

March 10 (webinar, 12:00-1:15 pm PT)
Year in Review: Key Cases, National Crime Victim Law Institute.

March 11-15 in Austin, TX
2016 SXSW Interactive Festival, SXSW.

March 11-20 in Austin, TX
2016 SXSW Film Conference and Festival, SXSW.

March 14-18 in Salt Lake City, UT
40-Hour Rape and Sexual Assault Advocacy Training, Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

March 14-17 in London, UK
Professional Certificate in Tackling Human Trafficking, International Centre for Parliamentary Studies.

March 14-18 in Philadelphia, PA
Unsafe Havens: Investigation and Prosecution of Technology-Facilitated Child Sexual Exploitation, National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse.

March 14-24 in New York, NY
60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, UN Women.

March 15 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm ET; part 3 is 4/19)
End Abuse of People with Disabilities Webinar Series ~ Spotlight on Communities of Promise (part 2 of 3), Center on Victimization and Safety.

March 15 (webinar, 3:00-4:00 pm ET)
Family Reunification after Child Sexual Abuse, NEARI Press, and co-sponsored by National Sexual Violence Resource Center.

March 15-20 in Austin, TX
2016 SXSW Music Conference and Festival, SXSW.

March 16 in Chicago, IL
2016 Impact Awards, Chicago Foundation for Women.

March 16 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT)
The Beginning and End of Rape, Part 2, Battered Women's Justice Project.

March 16 in Washington, DC
Congressional Brain Injury Task Force Awareness Day, National Association of State Head Injury Administrators.

March 16 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm ET)
Learn the Basics: The Prison Rape Elimination Act for Victim Services Providers, Just Detention International.

March 17 (webinar, 12:00-1:15 pm PT)
Benefits and Challenges of Multi-disciplinary Teams, National Crime Victim Law Institute.

March 17 (webinar, 12:00-1:30 pm ET)
Understanding Substance Use, Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault.

March 17-19 in Provo, UT
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training, Wasatch Forensic Nurses.

March 20-23 in Las Vegas, NV
National Conference on Juvenile Justice, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.

March 22 in Lexington Park, MD
Meeting Survivors Where They Are: Trauma-Informed Approaches to Working with Survivors of Domestic Violence, Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence.

March 22 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
PreventConnect Campus: Selecting the Right Online Module for Interpersonal Violence Prevention, PreventConnect.

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

March 23 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
Beyond Partnerships: Shared Linkages for Prevention ~ Harmful Gender Norms: Moving beyond binary and heteronormative approaches to preventing sexual and domestic violence, PreventConnect and Prevention Institute.

March 23 in Memphis, TN
Bringing in the Bystander® Regional Training, Prevention Innovations Research Center.

March 23 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm ET)
Engaging Men in Sexual Violence Prevention: The Power of the Bystander Approach, PEPTALKOK.

March 23 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm PT)
A Safer Family, A Safer World: How to Talk to Parents about Child Sexual Abuse, Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs.

March 23-25 in Baltimore, MD
Working with Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Violence, House of Ruth.

March 28-31 in Honolulu, HI
13th International Summit on Preventing, Accessing & Treating Trauma Across the Lifespan, IVAT at Alliant International University.

March 29-30 in Albany, NY
2016 Sexual Assault Prevention and Intervention Conference ~ Weaving a World Without Violence: Ending Rape By Ending Oppression, New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

March 29-31 in Bentonville, AR
From Crime Scene to Trial, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

March 30 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
Beyond Partnerships: Shared Linkages for Prevention ~ Evaluating Culturally-Relevant Sexual Violence Prevention Initiatives: Lessons Learned with the Visioning Bear Circle Violence Prevention Curriculum, PreventConnect and Prevention Institute.

March 30 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm ET)
Survivor Centered Organizational Practice: Assessing & Meeting the Economic Needs of Survivors, Center for Survivor Agency & Justice.

March 30 - April 1 in Montpelier, VT
We Care Elementary and SAFE-T Curricula Training, Prevent Child Abuse Vermont.

March 31 in Towson, MD
LGBTQ 201: Serving Transfeminine, Transmasculine and Nonbinary Survivors, Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence and FreeState Legal.

March 31 in Austin, TX
Tech Talks, Texas Society of Association Executives.

 

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APRIL 2016 National Sexual Assault Awareness Month and National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 1 in Houston, TX
20th Anniversary Gala Luncheon, Daya.

April 1-2 in Round Rock, TX
13th Annual BIPP Conference, Texas Council on Family Violence.

April 1-2 in Atlanta, GA
RespectCon 2016: Understanding Sexual Violence Through a Social Justice Lens, Emory University Respect Program.

April 2 in Austin, TX
A Day to Shine, benefiting Expect Respect.

April 4-6 in Dallas, TX
11th Annual Conference on Crimes Against Women, co-presented by Genesis Women's Shelter & Support and Dallas Police Department.

April 4-7 in Huntsville, AL
32nd International Symposium on Child Abuse, National Children's Advocacy Center.

April 4-10
National Public Health Week, American Public Health Association.

April 5 (webinar, 1:30-3:00 pm ET)
Self-Care and Team Building in the Time of Crisis Management: Not Your Mother's Discussion of Self-care (scroll down), Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence.

April 5-6 in Columbia, SC
Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar, Clery Center for Security on Campus.

April 6 in University Center, MI
Bringing in the Bystander® Regional Training, Prevention Innovations Research Center.

April 6 (Twitter Chat, 2:00-3:00 pm ET)
National Public Health Week 2016 Twitter Chat (#NPHWchat), American Public Health Association.

April 6
Start By Believing Day, End Violence Against Women International.

March 6-8, 15 & 22 in Vernal, UT
40-Hour Rape and Sexual Assault Advocacy Training, Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

April 7 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm ET)
Unsafe Spaces: Sexual Assault Prevention in LGBTQ Communities, PEPTALKOK.

April 10-16
2016 National Crime Victims' Rights Week, Office for Victims of Crime.

April 11-15 in Duluth, GA
Georgia Adolescent & Adult SANE / SAFE Training, Gwinnett Sexual Assault Center & Children's Advocacy Center.

April 12 (webinar, 3:00-4:00 pm ET)
Treating Adult Sex Offenders, NEARI Press.

April 12-14 in San Diego, CA
16th Annual International Family Justice Conference, Family Justice Center Alliance.

April 12-14 in Albuquerque, NM
2016 Annual Meeting, Safe States Alliance.

April 13-15 in Marlborough, MA
18th Annual MASOC / MATSA Joint Conference ~ Preventing Sexual Violence Through Assessment, Treatment and Safe Management, Massachusetts Adolescent Sex Offender Coalition and Massachusetts Association for Treatment of Sexual Abusers. Register.

April 13-15 in Baltimore City, MD
Comprehensive Intimate Partner Violence Training, House of Ruth. Register.

April 14-17 in Washington, DC
Women's Health 2016: The 24th Annual Congress, Academy of Women's Health.

April 15 in Minneapolis, MN (training series, day 2 scheduled for 4/22)
Discover Human Rights ~ A Human Rights Approach to Social Justice Training Series (day 1 of 2), The Advocates for Human Rights.

April 17-20 in Phoenix, AZ
Enhancing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases Workshop, National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence.

April 18 in New York, NY
Creative Change Awards, The Opportunity Agenda.

April 18-22 in Huntsville, AL
Forensic Interviewing of Children Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

April 19 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm ET)
End Abuse of People with Disabilities Webinar Series ~ Exploring the Intersection of Violence and Disability in "Indian Country": A Panel Discussion (part 3 of 3), Center on Victimization and Safety.

April 19-20, 23, 26 & 28 in Park City, UT
40-Hour Rape and Sexual Assault Advocacy Training, Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

April 20 in Baltimore, MD
15th Annual Spring Luncheon, House of Ruth.

April 21 in New York, NY
Tenth Annual Gala, Vera Institute of Justice.

April 22 in Minneapolis, MN
Discover Human Rights ~ A Human Rights Approach to Social Justice Training Series (day 2 of 2), The Advocates for Human Rights.

April 22-23 in Austin, TX
The Slave-Free City Summit, hosted by Allies Against Slavery.

April 23-25 in Huntsville, AL
Victim Advocacy Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

April 24-26 in San Francisco, CA
YTH Live, YTH.

April 25-26 in Honolulu, HI
32nd Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity ~ "From the Margins to the Center", University of Hawai'i at Mãnoa's Center on Disability Studies and College of Education.

April 26-28 in Atlanta, GA
Advanced Forensic Interviewing Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

April 27
Denim Day, Peace Over Violence.

April 27 in New York, NY
Gloria Awards ~ A Salute to Women of Vision, Ms. Foundation for Women.

April 29 - May 1 in Peebles, OH
Weekend of Recovery Level I: DARE TO DREAM, MaleSurvivor. Register.

 

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MAY 2016

May 2-6 in San Antonio, TX
Executive Course for Prosecutors Trainings, National District Attorneys Association.

May 3-5 in Vancouver, WA
WCSAP 2016 Annual Conference, Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs.

May 4 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
Beyond Partnerships: Shared Linkages for Prevention ~ Shared Roots: Sexual and domestic violence prevention strategies in support of social justice, PreventConnect and Prevention Institute.

May 5 in Boston, MA
The Kelly Timilty It's Your Business Breakfast, benefiting Jane Doe Inc.

May 6 in San Rafael, CA
"In Celebration of Mothers" 13th Annual Luncheon, Center for Domestic Peace.

May 7-8 in Oakland, CA
Survivorship Ritual Abuse and Child Abuse 2016 Conference, Survivorship.

May 8-14
National Women's Health Week, Office on Women's Health.

May 9 in Dallas, TX
2016 FORE! Golf and Tennis Tournament, The Family Place.

May 10 (webinar, 3:00-4:00 pm ET)
Ask the Experts: A Case Management Challenge, NEARI Press.

May 10-12 in Las Vegas, NV
Care for Kids and We Care Elementary Curricula Training, Prevent Child Abuse Vermont.

May 11 in Washington, DC
Hotline 20th Anniversary Celebration Event, The National Domestic Violence Hotline.

May 11-13 in Jacksonville, FL
Are You Ready to Turn Your Whisper into a Roar?, Florida Council Against Sexual Violence.

May 12-13 in Prescott, AZ
Women's Health Symposium, Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers.

May 18-19 in Philadelphia, PA
Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar, Clery Center for Security on Campus.

May 23 in Washington, DC
The United State of Women ~ The White House Summit, The Aspen Institute, U.S. Department of Labor, The White House, U.S. Department of State and Civic Nation.

May 23-27 in Hill Air Force Base, UT
40-Hour Rape and Sexual Assault Advocacy Training, Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault, in conjunction with Hill Air Force Base.

 

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

June 1-3 in Washington, DC
Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency, Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation.

June 1-4 in Anaheim, CA
22nd Annual Training Conference and 4th Annual Vet Court Con, National Association of Drug Court Professionals and Justice for Vets.

June 4 in Indianapolis, IN
Race Away from Domestic Violence, Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

June 6-8 in Vail, CO
5th Annual Colorado Advocacy in Action Conference, Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

June 6-8 in Sunriver, OR
Annual Conference: Emerging Leaders ~ New Foundations, Oregon Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence.

June 6-9 in Washington, DC
Advocacy Day 2016, National Network to End Domestic Violence.

June 6-16 in Charleston, SC
Career Prosecutor Trainings, National District Attorneys Association.

June 7 (webinar, 1:30-3:00 pm ET)
The Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Movement History, and Why it Matters (scroll down), Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence.

June 7 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
PreventConnect Campus: Consent Education and Implications for Sexual Assault Prevention, PreventConnect.

June 7-8 in Windsor Locks, CT
Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar, Clery Center for Security on Campus.

June 8 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
Beyond Partnerships: Shared Linkages for Prevention ~ Equity, Trauma and Preventing Sexual and Domestic Violence, PreventConnect and Prevention Institute.

June 8-10 in Banff, AB, CA
2nd International NMT Symposium: Advances in Implementation and Innovations in Practice, Program Development and Policy, presented by ChildTrauma Academy and Hull Services.

June 10-11 in Portland , OR
15th Crime Victim Law Conference, National Crime Victim Law Institute.

June 10-12 in Chester , CT
Taking Back Ourselves Weekend of Recovery, Taking Back Ourselves.

June 12-17 in Madison, WI
Health Equity Leadership Institute, Center for Health Equity, School of Public Health, University of Maryland.

June 13-17 in Huntsville, AL
Forensic Interviewing of Children Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

June 20-22 in Denver, CO
2016 National Latin@ Institute / Conferencia Nacional Latina del 2016, National Latin@ Network.

June 21 (webinar, 12:00-1:30 pm ET)
How NOT to Engage Men in Gender Violence Prevention: a Five Step Process that Maximizes Accountability and Minimizes Attrition, PEPTALKOK.

June 21-23 in Atlantic City, NJ
Violence Intervention and Prevention (VIP) Summit, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

June 22 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm ET)
Housing Foreclosure & Defense for Survivors, Center for Survivor Agency & Justice.

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

June 24-29 in Minneapolis, MN
2016 NSA Annual Conference and Exhibition, National Sheriffs' Association.

June 27-28 in Cambridge, MA
Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar, Clery Center for Security on Campus.

June 27-29 in Portsmouth, NH
Extended Forensic Interview Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

June 27 - July 1 in TBA
Strategies for Justice, National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse.

 

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JULY 2016

July 13 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
Beyond Partnerships: Shared Linkages for Prevention ~ What about Power and Patriarchy? Examining social cohesion strategies to prevent sexual and domestic violence, PreventConnect and Prevention Institute.

July 17-20 in Monterey, CA
79th Annual Conference, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.

July 18-22 in Huntsville, AL
Forensic Interviewing of Children Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

July 22-24 in Chester, CT
Weekend of Recovery Level I, MaleSurvivor.

July 25-27 in San Francisco, CA
4th Annual Technology Summit, Safety Net Project.

July 25-29 in Orlando, FL
2016 National School Safety Conference, School Safety Advocacy Council.

July 26-27 in Kansas City, MO
2016 National Symposium on Sex Offender Management and Accountability, Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering and Tracking.

 

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AUGUST 2016

August 1 (webinar, 1:30-3:00 pm ET)
Advocacy and Evaluation (scroll down), Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence.

August 1-3 in Orange County, CA
2016 CWLA National Conference ~ Advancing Excellence in Practice & Policy: What Work for Families Affected by Substance Abuse, Child Welfare League of America, in partnership with Children and Family Futures.

August 3 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
Beyond Partnerships: Shared Linkages for Prevention ~ Engaging Youth in Shaping Strategies and Solutions to Prevent Sexual and Domestic Violence, PreventConnect and Prevention Institute.

August 5-7 in Alta, UT
Weekend of Recovery Advanced, MaleSurvivor.

August 8-11 in Dallas, TX
28th Annual Crimes Against Children Conference, Dallas Children's Advocacy Center and Dallas Police Department.

August 9-10 in Huntsville, AL
Forensic Interviews at Trial: Preparation and Presentation 2016, National Children' s Advocacy Center and National District Attorneys Association.

August 9-10 in Los Angeles, CA
Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar, Clery Center for Security on Campus.

August 11 in Dallas, TX
March of Dimes Grand Rounds Series ~ Teen Pregnancy Prevention and LARC, March of Dimes, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital and UNT Health Science Center.

August 17 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
Beyond Partnerships: Shared Linkages for Prevention ~ Using Shared Risk and Protective Factors: Research into practice and policy to prevent sexual and domestic violence, PreventConnect and Prevention Institute.

August 25 in Denver, CO
Colorado SART Institute, Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault, in partnership with Colorado Division of Criminal Justice.

August 31 - September 2 in Washington, DC
2016 National Sexual Assault Conference / Conference Nacional de Agresión Sexual de 2016, Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape and National Sexual Violence Resource Center.

 

 

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SEPTEMBER 2016 National Campus Safety Awareness Month

September 7 (webinar, 1:30-3:00 pm ET)
The Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Movement and Online Activism (scroll down), Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence.

September 9 (webinar, 2:00 pm ET)
Beyond Partnerships: Shared Linkages for Prevention ~ Authentically Engaging Communities to Prevent Sexual and Domestic Violence, PreventConnect and Prevention Institute.

September 12-14 in Montpelier, VT
Care for Kids and We Care Elementary Curricula Training, Prevent Child Abuse Vermont.

September 12-14 in Adeliade, SA, AU
2016 Global Indigenous Men's Conference, Indigenous Conference Services.

September 14-17 in Adeliade, SA, AU
3rd Indigenous Stop Domestic and Family Violence World Conference, Indigenous Conference Services.

September 15 in Princeton, NJ
New Jersey's First Domestic & Sexual Violence Conference ~ A Safer Garden State, New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence and New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

September 15 - October 15
National Hispanic Heritage 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.

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

September 26-28 in Hervey Bay, QLD, AU
2016 National Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Workers Conference, Indigenous Conference Services.

September 26-30 in TBA
Investigation and Prosecution of Child Fatalities and Physical Abuse, National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse.

September 27-29 in Cincinnati, OH
Advanced Forensic Interviewing Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

September 29 in New York, NY
Hotline 20th Anniversary Celebration Event, The National Domestic Violence Hotline.

September 29 - October 2 in Denver, CO
International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice, International Association of Forensic Nurses.

September 30 - October 2 in Alta, UT
Weekend of Recovery Level I, MaleSurvivor.

 

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OCTOBER 2016 National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, LGBT History Month and National Bullying Prevention Month

October 2-5 in Amsterdam, NL
The Third International Conference on Law Enforcement & Public Health, convened by Center for Law Enforcement & Public Health.

October 4-6 in Orange County, CA
Conference on Children, Youth and Families ~ Creating Solutions, National Council on Crime & Delinquency.

October 4-6 in Huntsville, AL
Victim Advocacy Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

October 5-7 in Baltimore City, MD
Comprehensive Intimate Partner Violence Training, House of Ruth.

October 11-12 in Stillwater, OK
Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar, Clery Center for Security on Campus.

October 12-14 in Orlando, FL
4th Annual Safe & Together Model Symposium, David Mandel & Associates, LLC.

October 13 in San Francisco, CA
Hotline 20th Anniversary Celebration Event, The National Domestic Violence Hotline.

October 18-20 in Seattle, WA
Extended Forensic Interview Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

October 21-23 in Las Gatos , CA
Taking Back Ourselves Weekend of Recovery, Taking Back Ourselves.

October 24-28 in Huntsville, AL
Forensic Interviewing of Children Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

October 26-28 in Dublin, IE
Fifth International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector, Oud Consultancy.

October 27-28 in South Padre Island, TX
Nuestras Voces (Our Voices) 2016 National Conference, Arte Sana.

October 29 - November 2 in Denver, CO
2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition, American Public Health Association.

 

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NOVEMBER 2016

November 2-5 in Atlanta, GA
18th Annual Globe Conference ~ The Dynamics of Inclusive Leadership, International Leadership Association.

November 10-12 in Atlanta, GA
Facing Race: A National Conference, Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation.

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

November 14-18 in TBA
Annual Roundtable Meeting 2016, National Network to End Domestic Violence.

November 14-18 in TBA
Unsafe Havens: Investigation and Prosecution of Technology-Facilitated Child Sexual Exploitation, National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse.

 

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DECEMBER 2016

December 1
World AIDS Day, AIDS.gov.

December 1-3 in Cairns, QLD, AU
2016 International Indigenous Allied Health Conference, Indigenous Conference Services.

December 5-9 in Huntsville, AL
Forensic Interviewing of Children Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

December 12-14 in Las Vegas, NV
e-Courts 2016, National Center for State Courts.

 

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AUGUST 2017

August 27-30 in Austin, TX
29th TCFV Statewide Conference, Texas Council on Family Violence.

 

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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.

March 18, 2015 - March 16, 2016 (online)
Online Domestic Violence Screening, Tribal Forensic Healthcare.

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

January 26 - March 1 in Dallas, TX
YW Financial Empowerment Workshop Series, WiNGS, Mountain View College and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

January 30 - February 20 in Dallas, TX
YW Financial Empowerment Workshop Series, WiNGS, Mountain View College and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

February 6 - February 27 in Dallas, TX
YW Financial Empowerment Workshop Series, WiNGS, Mountain View College and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

February 10 - March 2 in Dallas, TX
YW Financial Empowerment Workshop Series, WiNGS, Mountain View College and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

February 22 - March 4 in Dallas, TX
YW Financial Empowerment Workshop Series, WiNGS, Mountain View College and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

 

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ONGOING VIRTUAL OPPORTUNITIES

Academy for Professional Excellence
Multi-disciplinary Adult Services Training and Evaluation for Results ~ MASTER Core Curriculum Training modules are available nationally for all APS organizations to use to advance workforce skills and knowledge. Comprehensive training packets are accessible at no cost for states and counties to utilize in their training efforts. Training modules include scripted trainer and trainee materials, with skill-based learning activities, handouts, evaluation material and PowerPoint Presentations. Each module includes documentation to support supervisors in assisting staff with transfer of learning skills in the work environment.

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 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 Campus
Based on current research, experience and context, PreventConnect Campus addresses the prevention of sexual violence, domestic violence and dating violence on college and university campuses.

PreventConnect Campus is part of PreventConnect, a national online community of prevention practitioners, and was developed as an online resource for practitioners working on campuses and community-based practitioners partnering with campuses,. PreventConnect Campus offers a growing national community of campus prevention practitioners, web conferences, eLearning, podcasts and more.

Comprehensive Prevention on Campus eLearning Module

Sexual Assault Prevention on U.S. College Campuses: A National Scan

#TheHuntingGroundTwitter chat to prepare for national screening

The Hunting Ground on CNN

It's On Us to Prevent Sexual Assault Against ALL Students

It's On Us to Intervene

Got Consent?

APHA Presentation: Preventing Sexual Violence on College Campuses

Building Comprehensive Prevention Programs on College Campuses

Rethinking Serial Perpetration of Sexual Violence: Implications for Prevention

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

Being Smart about Statistics

Building Blocks of Prevention

Comprehensive Prevention Efforts

Introduction to Sexual Health

Intermediate Courses

All Research is Not Created Equally: Assessing the quality of program evaluation studies

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

Integrated Evaluation for Program Improvement

Measuring the Impact of Your Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Efforts

A Positive Youth Development Approach to Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention

Social Marketing as a Tool in Primary Prevention

Using Logic Models for Planning Primary Prevention Programs

Using Media and Technology in Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Efforts

Utilizing Youth as Prevention Volunteers

Advanced Courses

Putting Social Justice at the Heart of Public Health

PreventConnect and Ms. Foundation for Women

Ending Child Sexual Abuse Web Conference Series (recordings), 2014-2015. This web conference series will also focus specifically on communities that are not promoted at the forefront of ending child sexual abuse prevention but committed to the change needed for healthier environments for our children. Through conversation, we hope to encourage everyone to share how each one of us has moved towards individual and collective action.

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

SANE-SART Online+Clinical
SANE-SART Online+Clinical
delivers online and on-site interactive learning for RNs interested in becoming a SANE (sexual assault nurse examiner). The program is also appropriate for current SANEs, MDs, SAFEs and SAMFEs. Learners practice and gain experience conducting a medical forensic exam and testifying at trial. The program also provides online and on-site learning for victim advocates, members of law enforcement, prosecutors and crime lab specialists. These learners practice and gain experience at investigating sexual assault crimes, assisting victims and prosecuting offenders. SANE-SART Online + Clinical coursework highlights the value of a sexual assault response team (SART) and techniques for forming and operating a SART. By participating in this program, SANE candidates and SART members take a significant step in improving care for sexual assault victims and obtaining victim-centered justice in their community. They are awarded CEUs for successful completion.

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.

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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