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SEPTEMBER 2014 National Campus Safety Awareness Month

August 10 - October 23 at military installations across the U.S.
Teaching Through Drama That "Real Love Shouldn't Hurt", Fix the Hurt.

September 18-22 in Jacksonville, FL
40 Hour SANE Training, Florida Coalition Against Sexual Violence.

September 19-20 in Chester, PA
4th Annual Sexuality, Intimacy & Aging Conference, Widener University's Sexuality & Aging Consortium, School of Social Work Education, Center for Human Sexuality Studies and Center for Clinical Psychology.

September 19-21 in Rhinebeck, NY
2014 Women & Power Conference ~ Women / Men: The Next Conversation, OMEGA.

September 19-21 in Alta, UT
MaleSurvivor Weekend of Recovery, MaleSurvivor. Register.

September 19-21 in Austin, TX
The Texas Tribune Festival, The Texas Tribune.

September 20 (television, 8:00 pm ET)
"The Assault" World Premiere, Lifetime Television. Download discussion guide and watch preview.

September 20 in San Antonio, TX
Hang up the Chancla 2014 (potluck & brunch), P.E.A.C.E. Initiative and Dreamland Collective.

September 20 in Arlington, TX
Monster Bubba Schafer Golf Tournament, The Women's Center.

September 21 in Georgetown, TX
8th Annual WoMen fore! Hope Golf Tournament, benefiting Hope Alliance.

September 21 in Pflugerville, TX
Crystal Gaffney's Annual Take-A-Stand Benefit Concert, benefiting Hope Alliance.

September 21-24 in Galveston, TX
28th Statewide Conference ~ Moving Forward, Texas Council on Family Violence.

September 22 (webinar, 1:00-2:00 pm ET)
NCSAM 2014 Webinar Series ~ The Alarming Truth (part 5 of 5), Clery Center for Security on Campus.

September 22 (webinar, 3:00 pm ET)
The Pressure Is On: Ready for DVAM 2014?, National Resource Center on Domestic Violence. Register.

September 22 (live chat, 1:30-3:00 pm ET)
Title IX Live Chat, Office for Victims of Crime's Legal Assistance for Crime Victims Initiative, in collaboration with Victim Rights Law Center.

September 22-23 in New York, NY
Honoring Our Heartbeats: A Tour to End Forced Marriage in the U.S., Tahirih Justice Center and Pomegranate Tree Group.

September 22-23 in Denver, CO
Public Meeting, Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities. Register and review preliminary agenda.

September 22-23 in Bentonville, AR
Using Peer Review to Generate Corroborating Evidence, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

September 22-24 in Phoenix, AZ
2014 Biennial Conference ~ Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Victim Services: Three Movements, One Vision of Safety and Justice, Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence and Arizona Coalition for Victim Services.

September 23 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm ET)
Assessing Your Organization for Physical Access and Safety, Center on Victimization and Safety.

September 23 (webinar, 10:00-11:30 am PT)
Fatality Review and Related Issues, Family Justice Center Alliance.

September 23 in Columbus, OH
Healthier Pregnancy: Tools and Techniques to best provide ACA-Covered Preventive Services, Office of Women's Health. Note: Participation via webcast will also be available.

September 23 (webinar, 12:00-1:30 pm PT)
LGBTQ Access Series ~ Assessing Coercive Control, Part 1: Assessing Patterns of Coercive Control in Intimate Relationships, The Northwest Network. Registration is open to all state administrators, coalitions and programs.

September 23
National Voter Registration Day.

September 23 in Norman, OK
Oklahoma Partner for Change: Prevention Pre-Conference, Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, in partnership with My Body... My Life....

September 23 in Houston, TX
Preparing Law Enforcement in Facing Domestic Violence, Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse and Crime Stoppers. Register by contacting John Reyes at Johnr@avda-tx.org or 713-224-9911.

September 23 in Princeton, NJ
September Celebration, New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

September 23 in Washington, DC
What a Difference an X Makes: Weighing in on Sex and Gender Differences in the Obesity Epidemic, Society for Women's Health Research.

September 23-24 in Dover, DE
Domestic Violence 101 Training, Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Register.

September 23-25 in Schenectady, NY
Basic Training for Domestic Violence Advocates, New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Note: NYSCADV Member Programs in Good Standing will receive priority registration for this event.

September 23-25 in Atlanta, GA
Our Nation's Hidden Victims ~ National Conference on Responding to Missing & Unidentified Persons, National Criminal Justice Training Center.

September 23-26 in Orlando, FL
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training, National Institute of Crime Prevention.

September 24 in Lanham, MD
Effective Advocacy for Immigrant Survivors, Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence and National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project. Register.

September 24-25 in Norman, OK
2014 Partnership Conference on Domestic and Sexual Violence and Stalking, Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.

September 25 (webinar, TBA)
Building Partnerships to End Domestic Violence within your church and your community (scroll down), FaithTrust Institute.

September 25 (webinar, 2:00-4:00 pm ET)
Contrary Messages: Understanding the Possibilities and Limitations of Promoting Self-Esteem to Prevent Relationship Violence, Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence.

September 25 in Bentonville, AR
First Responder Training: When the Call Comes, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

September 25 (webinar, 10:00 am ET; repeats 2:00 pm ET)
Introductory and Training Webinar on the New Economic and Employment Advocacy Online Course, Wider Opportunities for Women. See online course and register for AM or PM session.

September 25 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT)
Mission, Vision and Core Values for culturally specific and community based organizations, National Latin@ Network. Register.

September 25 (webinar, 4:00-5:00 pm ET)
Organizational Culture of Sustainability and Vicarious Trauma Prevention (part 4 of 4), The Olga Phoenix Project.

September 25 (webinar, 3:00-4:30 pm ET)
PREA in Action ~ Committing to Safety and Respect for LGBTI Youth and Adults in Correctional Settings: Lessons from the Field, Vera Institute of Justice, in collaboration with National PREA Resource Center.

September 25 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm ET)
Suicide in Military and Veteran Populations: Implications for Chaplains, Health Care Providers and Leaders, Defense Centers of Excellence For Psychological Health & Traumatic Brain Injury.

September 25-26 in Tulalip, WA
19th Annual First Nations L.E.A.D. Institute Conference ~ Recognizing Value by Investing in Innovation, First Nations Development Institute.

September 26 in Pasadena, CA
43rd Annual Humanitarian Awards, Peace Over Violence.

September 26 in Denver, CO
CCASA's 80's Celebration, Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

September 26 in Fort Worth, TX
Legacy of Women Awards Luncheon, SafeHaven of Tarrant County.

September 26 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT)
Moving Beyond the Wheel: Advocacy & Support for LGBTQ Survivors of Domestic Violence, Battered Women's Justice Project.

September 26 in Fort Bliss, TX
NAUS Annual Meeting & Luncheon, National Association for Uniformed Services. Register.

September 26
World Contraception Day, Your-Life.com.

September 26-27 in Chicago, IL
Veterans Legal Clinics: A How-To Conference, The John Marshall Law School Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic. Register.

September 27 in Lexington, MA
No More Dating Violence Know More ~ Break the Silence: An Evening of Drama, Poetry, Dance and Music, presented by Munroe Saturday Nights, with support from Lauren Dunne Astley Memorial Fund, REACH Beyond Domestic Violence, Emerge, Community Endowment of Lexington and Munroe Center for the Arts. Make reservations.

September 27 in Harlingen, TX
Preventing Child Abuse One Child at a Time, Prevent Child Abuse Texas.

September 27 in Cleveland, OH
Survivor Voices of Empowerment & Healing Workshop, Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence. Note: registration is intended for survivors of sexual assault and abuse.

September 28 in St. Croix, VI
Family Fun in the Sun Beach Barbecue, Women's Coalition of St. Croix.

September 28 - October 1 in Jekyll Island, GA
20th Annual Statewide Family Violence Conference, Georgia Commission on Family Violence.

September 29 in Washington, DC
How Does Dating Violence Change from Adolescence to Young Adulthood?, National Institute of Justice. RSVP by contacting Ted Robinson at Theodore.D.Robinson@usdoj.gov or 202-616-1739.

September 29 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT)
Supporting Children Exposed to Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence (part 4 of 4), National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health.

September 29 (web conference, 11:00 am PT; parts 2-6 are 10/22,11/19, 1/21, 2/18 and 3/18)
Using Opportunities for Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: Learning from migrant farmworker communities (part 1 of 6), PreventConnect and Ms. Foundation for Women.

September 29-30 in Altoona, IA
2014 Victim Justice Conference, Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller.

September 29-30 in St. Paul, MN
Investigation and Prosecution of Child Abuse, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

September 29 - October 1 in Yakima, WA
Three Day Core SANE Training (scroll down), Harborview Medical Center.

September 29 - October 3 in Huntsville, AL
Forensic Interviewing of Children Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

September 30 (webinar, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm PT)
Domestic Violence Fatality Review: The Montana Model, National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative.

September 30 (webinar, 1:00-3:00 pm ET)
Leadership and Decision-Making: The Me, The You and The We, Transforming Communities.

September 30 in Ann Arbor, MI
MCEDSV Roundtable and Awards Reception Supporting Survivors of Human Trafficking and Prevention Showcase, Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence.

September 30 (TweetChat, 1:00 pm ET)
A Trip Down VAWA Lane: 20 Years of Activism, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence. Sign in to TweetChat using your twitter account. Use the hashtag #VAWA20th.

 

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OCTOBER 2014 National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, LGBT History Month and National Bullying Prevention Month

October 1 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm MT)
Accessing Civil Protection Orders for Sexual Assault Survivors, Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault and The Blue Bench.

October 1 in Webster, TX
Candlelight Vigil, Bay Area Turning Point, Inc.

October 1 in Raleigh, NC
Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in North Carolina, The National Center for Victims of Crime.

October 1 in Houston, TX
Healthy Moms = Healthy Families: Addressing the Needs of Texas Moms through Public Policy, Children at Risk.

October 1 (webinar, 2:00-3:00 pm ET)
Paving the Way for Women in Construction: Creating Systems and Supports that Work, U.S. Department of Labor, Women's Bureau. Click here to register for this webinar and use password Welcome!23.

October 1 in Austin, TX
Stand Up Paddle Parade For Safe Families, Texas Rowing Center and Austin / Travis County Family Violence Task Force.

October 2 in New York, NY
A Celebration of Judy Chu's New Book "When Boys Become Boys", Project for the Advancement of Our Common Humanity. RSVP and buy book.

October 2 (webinar, 1:00-2:00 pm CT; parts 2 and 3 are 10/24 and 10/30)
Going Forward Without the Victim: Evidence-Based Prosecution of Domestic Violence (part 1 of 3), AEquitas and Battered Women's Justice Project.

October 2 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT)
Law Enforcement, FORGE.

October 2 in Raleigh, NC
Taking Action: Assisting Victims of Financial Fraud (scroll down), The National Center for Victims of Crime and FINRA Investor Education Foundation. Download Taking Action: An Advocate's Guide to Assisting Victims of Financial Fraud.

October 3 in Dallas, TX
8th Annual Latinos Against Domestic Violence Conference, Latinos Against Domestic Violence.

October 3 in Bloomington, MN
Changing the Conversation about Today's Pornography: Emerging Public Health Research on Brain Development, Economics of the Industry and Impacts on Kids, Minnesota Department of Health.

October 3 in Charlotte, NC
Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in North Carolina, The National Center for Victims of Crime.

October 3 in Austin, TX
Domestic Violence 101: Prosecuting or Defending a Domestic Violence Case, State Bar of Texas.

October 3 in Savannah, GA
Elder Abuse Conference, Georgia Southern University.

October 3 in Lawrenceville, GA
Sexual Assault of Elders: The Need for a Multidisciplinary Response, Gwinnett Sexual Assault & Children's Advocacy Center.

October 4
5th Annual National Shelter Animals & Families Together (SAF-T) Day.

October 4 in El Paso, TX
Preventing Child Abuse One Child at a Time, Prevent Child Abuse Texas.

October 4-5 in Cambridge, MA
4th Annual LGBTQ Youth Empowerment Conference, Hispanic Black Gay Coalition.

October 5 in Rockville, MD
JCADA 5K Event, Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse.

October 5-8 in Atlanta, GA
Enhancing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases Workshop, National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence.

October 5-8 in Amsterdam, NL
The Second International Conference on Law Enforcement & Public Health, Centre for Law Enforcement & Public Health.

October 5-11
Mental Illness Awareness Week, National Alliance on Mental Illness. Download toolkit.

October 6 in Dallas, TX
"Private Violence" Viewing and Q&A with Kit Gruelle, Dallas Domestic Violence Task Force. RSVP and see more about the documentary.

October 6-8 in Austin, TX
SXSW Eco Conference.

October 6-10 in Phoenix, AZ
Strategies for Justice: Advanced Investigation and Prosecution of Child Abuse and Exploitation, National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse.

October 7 in Washington, DC
50th Anniversary Book Event ~ "She Was One of Us: Eleanor Roosevelt and the American Worker" by Brigid O'Farrell, Wider Opportunities for Women. Register and buy book.

October 7 (webinar, 12:00-1:30 pm PT)
LGBTQ Access Series ~ Assessing Coercive Control, Part 2: Understanding the Approach, The Northwest Network. Registration is open to all state administrators, coalitions and programs.

October 7 (webinar, 3:00 pm ET)
National Call of Unity (scroll down).

October 7-8 in Minneapolis, MN
Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar, Clery Center for Security on Campus.

October 7-9 in Kansas City, MO
Advanced Forensic Interviewing Training, National Children's Advocacy Center and National District Attorneys Association.

October 8 in TBD, TX
Ending Child Trafficking though Education & Economic Empowerment, Allies Against Slavery.

October 8 (webinar, 2:00-3:15 pm CT)
Top 10 Tips for Conducting Interviews and Observations (scroll down), Praxis International.

October 8 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm ET)
Touch DNA, SAFEta.

October 8-10 in Harrisburg, PA
The Fundamentals of Domestic Violence and Custody Litigation, ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence, in collaboration with Office on Violence Against Women.

October 9 in Nashville, TN
2nd Annual Pearls & Pinstripes Gala, Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence.

October 9 in Nashua, NH
7th Annual Stand Down, Harbor Homes.

October 9 in Boston, MA
50th Anniversary Book Event ~ "All I Want Is a Job! Unemployed Women Navigating the Public Workforce System" by Mary Gatta (scroll down), Wider Opportunities for Women. Register and buy book.

October 9 in Dallas, TX
Breakfast for Dinner, Children at Risk, North Texas.

October 9 in New York, NY
A Night at the Plaza, The New York Women's Foundation.

October 9 (webinar, 3:00-4:30 pm ET)
Pregnancy and Intimate Partner Violence, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

October 9 in Chicago, IL
A Taste for Change, Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.

October 9 (webinar, TBA)
Walking Together ~ Working with Survivors from Diverse Religious Traditions (scroll down), FaithTrust Institute.

October 10 in Bay City, MI
Making the Connection between Domestic Violence and Animal Cruelty, Bay County Domestic Violence Community Response Team.

October 12-17 in Orlando, FL
The 2014 ATIXA / SCOPE Joint National Conference, Association of Title IX Administrators and School and College Organization for Prevention Educators.

October 13-14 in Philadelphia, PA
Intersections in Compliance: A Two-Day Conference on Title IX and the Clery Act, Victim Rights Law Center and Clery Center for Security on Campus.

October 13-15 in Ashland, OR
Train-the-Trainer Introductory Session for You Have Options Program Participating Law Enforcement Agency Certification, Ashland Police Department. See registration form, intent to participate form, and You Have Options Program brochure and website.

October 13-17 in Minneapolis, MN
Basic Forensic Interview Training, CornerHouse.

October 13-17
Week Without Violence, YWCA USA.

October 14 in Dallas, TX
10th Anniversary Celebration, Texas Association for the Protection of Children.

October 14 (web conference, 12:00-1:30 pm PT)
LGBTQ Access Series ~ FVPSA State Administrators Q&A / Strategy Session 1, The Northwest Network. Registration is open to state administrators and coalition staff only.

October 14 in Annapolis, MD
Strengthening Military-Civilian Community Partnerships to Respond to Sexual Assault, Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault, in collaboration with Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center. Register.

October 14-16 in Austin, TX
Hobby Policy Summit ~ Discover, Engage, Ignite, Center for Public Policy Priorities.

October 15 in Rapid City, SD
9th Annual Government-to-Government Violence Against Women Tribal Consultation, U.S. Department of Justice.

October 15 (webinar, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PT)
Circle of Healing: Supporting Survivors in Your Community, FaithTrust Institute.

October 15 (webinar, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm PT)
Engaging Men Sexually Abused in Childhood, 1in6.

October 15 (webinar, 1:00-2:00 pm ET; parts 3 and 4 are 11/19 and 12/17)
Getting Started with Social Media for IVP (part 2 of 4), Safe States Alliance and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

October 15 (webinar, 12:00-1:15 pm PT)
Incapacitated & Deceased Victims Have Rights Too; but what are they?, National Crime Victim Law Institute.

October 15 in San Francisco, CA
Media for a Just Society Awards Celebration, National Council on Crime & Delinquency.

October 16 in Austin, TX
2014 Legacy Luncheon, Center for Public Policy Priorities.

October 16 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm ET)
Demystifying the Jail Audit Prep and Process, American Jail Association, in collaboration with National PREA Resource Center.

October 16 in Wilmington, DE
Very Special 20th Anniversary Purple Ribbon Event, Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

October 16 (webinar, 2:00-4:00 pm CT)
You are More Than Your Past: Healing from Childhood Abuse, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

October 16-17 in Maricopa, AZ
Arizona Regional School Safety & Bullying Conference, School Safety Advocacy Council, and co-hosted by Pinal County Sheriff's Office.

October 16-17 in Temple, TX
Bridging the Gap Annual Conference, Central Texas Family Violence Task Force.

October 16-17 in Houston, TX
Honoring Our Heartbeats: A Tour to End Forced Marriage in the U.S., Tahirih Justice Center and Pomegranate Tree Group.

October 16-17 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.

October 17 in Austin, TX
Black & White Ball, Texas Advocacy Project.

October 17 in Fort Worth, TX
Monster Mash / Dia de los Muertos, The Women's Center.

October 17 in Framingham, MA
Post-Traumatic Growth: Thriving After Adversity, NEARI Press.

October 17 in Atlanta, GA
What a Difference an X Makes: Weighing in on Sex and Gender Differences in the Obesity Epidemic, Society for Women's Health Research and Morehouse School of Medicine.

October 17-18 in Seattle, WA
Safe & Healthy Congregations Training: Ending Family Violence, FaithTrust Institute.

October 17-19 in Peebles, OH
MaleSurvivor Weekend of Recovery, MaleSurvivor. Register.

October 18 in St. Paul, MN
Zumbathon ~ Join the party! Take a stand against violence!, Casa de Esperanza.

October 18-20 in San Marcos, TX
38th Annual NASW / Texas State Conference, National Association of Social Workers, Texas Chapter.

October 19 in Austin, TX
TFN's Epic Evening Honoring Dolores Huerta, Texas Freedom Network.

October 20-21 in Albuquerque, NM
Investigation and Litigation of Civil Child Protection Cases, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

October 20-21 in San Antonio, TX
Violence Intervention Conference "Strengthening Community Response", San Antonio Police Department.

October 20-22 in Fresno, CA
Critical Analysis of Victim Assistance, Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies.

October 20-22 in Seattle, WA
Teaching Healthy Boundaries 101 & 201, FaithTrust Institute.

October 21 in Dallas, TX
6th Annual Texas Human Trafficking Summit, Children at Risk. Register.

October 21 in Austin, TX
Allies Community Meeting, Allies Against Slavery.

October 21 (webinar, 12:00-1:30 pm PT)
LGBTQ Access Series ~ Assessing Coercive Control, Part 3: Practice Makes Perfect, The Northwest Network. Registration is open to all state administrators, coalitions and programs.

October 21-23 in Spokane, WA
Advocate Core Training, Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs. Note: WCSAP members and OCVA sexual assault grantees receive priority registration.

October 21-24 in Bellaire, MI
Working for Change: Understanding the Philosophical Framework for Working with Survivors of Domestic Violence & Sexual Violence, Michigan Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence. Note: MDSVPTB-funded agencies and federally recognized Tribal programs are eligible to attend. 

October 22 (web conference, TBA; parts 3-6 are 11/19, 1/21, 2/18 and 3/18)
Child Sexual Abuse Prevention at the Intersections: Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (part 2 of 6), PreventConnect and Ms. Foundation for Women.

October 22 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm ET; parts 2 and 3 are 11/12 and 2/12)
Connecting the Dots: An Overview of the Links Among Multiple Forms of Violence (part 1 of 3), Safe States Alliance and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Download publication.

October 22-24 in Portland, OR
Community Engagement Day & Roundtable, National Network to End Domestic Violence.

October 22-24 in Miami, FL
Fourth International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector.

October 22-24 in Seattle, WA
Second National Safe &Together Model Symposium, David Mandel & Associates, LLC. Register.

October 22-25 in Phoenix, AZ
2014 International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice, International Association of Forensic Nurses.

October 23 in New York, NY
The Beauty of Survival ~ 30 Years of Cultivating Strength, Violence Intervention Program, Inc.

October 23 in Austin, TX
Celebration ~ Let Your Light Shine, SafePlace.

October 23-24 in Plano, TX
12th Annual Facing Family Violence Conference, Collin County Council on Family Violence.

October 23-24 in Chicago, IL
2014 National Refugee and Immigrant Conference: Issues and Innovations, Adult Learning Resource Center.

October 23-24 in Spokane, WA
2014 Statewide Tribal Domestic Violence Conference ~ With Liberty and Justice For All..., WomenSpirit Coalition.

October 23-24 in Portland, OR
Advanced Techniques in Working with Abusive Men, Allies in Change. Register (scroll down).

October 23-24 in Cambridge, MA
Counseling Abusers: Advanced Group Skills Training, Emerge.

October 24 in Lockhart, TX
11th Biennial Community and Professional Education Conference on Family Violence ~ Invisible Wounds: Understanding the Impact of Trauma, Caldwell County Family Violence Task Force. Submit registration to Bethany Kulp by fax at 512-754-6268 or at bkulp@hcwc.org.

October 24 in Houston, TX
Intimate Partner Violence: Summit on Practice & Policy for Health Care Professionals, Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council, Baylor College of Medicine, Doctors for Change, Texas Children's Hospital, Harris Health System, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic and United Way. Registration.

October 24 (webinar, 1:00-2:00 pm CT; part 3 is 10/30)
Life After Crawford and Its Progeny (part 2 of 3), AEquitas and Battered Women's Justice Project.

October 24 in Austin, TX
Refuse To Do Nothing, with co-author Shayne Moore, Allies Against Slavery.

October 24 in Denton, TX
Strengthening Children and Family Connections Through Collaboration, Texas Women's University.

October 25 in San Antonio, TX
2nd Annual Dad's Building Lifetimes of Love, Por Vida Academy, P.E.A.C.E. Initiative and Palabra Alliance.

October 25 in San Antonio, TX
The Purple Run, benefiting Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. and The Kristine Meza Foundation.

October 25-28 in Orlando, FL
IACP 2014 ~ 121st Annual Conference and Law Enforcement Education and Technology Exposition, International Association of Chiefs of Police.

October 26 in Austin, TX
A Garden Party Celebrating 60 Years, Texas Observer.

October 27-28 in Winona, MN
Advanced Issues in Forensic Interviewing, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

October 27-30 in Philadelphia, PA
25th Annual State of the States in Head Injury Meeting, National Association of State Head Injury Administrators.

October 27-31 in Reno, NV
2014 Judicial Training, National Drug Court Institute.

October 28 in Amherst, NH
5th Annual Hall of Fame Luncheon, New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence. Buy tickets.

October 28 in San Diego, CA
Understanding Sexual Abuse & Sexual Assault: Causes, Consequences and Prevention, Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, California Coalition Against Sexual Assault, California Coalition on Sexual Offending, IVAT at Alliant International University and National Sexual Violence Resource Center.

October 28-29 in Huntsville, AL
NCAC Forensic Interviews at Trial: Preparation and Presentation Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

October 28-30 in Round Rock, TX
14th Annual Partners in Prevention Conference, Prevention and Early Intervention Division, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

October 29 in San Antonio, TX
AWARE Cyber Safety Sense Victim Assistance Training, hosted by Victim Advocacy Council, and sponsored by Lifelock and National Organization for Victim Assistance.

October 29 (webinar, TBA)
Making Connections and Networking for a Coordinated Community Response (scroll down), FaithTrust Institute.

October 29 - November 1 in San Diego, CA
33rd Annual Research and Treatment Conference ~ Transforming Research into Practice, Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers.

October 30 in Norman, OK
Men's Open Mic ~ Men raising awareness for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Women's Resource Center. RSVP.

October 30 in Washington, DC
Strong Brew, DV LEAP.

October 30 (webinar, 1:00-2:00 pm CT)
Witness Intimidation and Forfeiture by Wrongdoing (part 3 of 3), AEquitas and Battered Women's Justice Project.

October 31 - November 2 in Newark, NJ
14th International Conference ~ Evolution: From Hurting to Healing, MaleSurvivor. Register.

 

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NOVEMBER 2014 Native American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month

November 1 in San Antonio, TX
Walk To Action for Children, Prevent Child Abuse Texas.

November 2-7 in Albany, NY
Best Practices for Addressing Sexual Harm by Youth ~ A Five and one-half-Day Academic Certificate Program (scroll down), NEARI Press.

November 3-4 in Montpelier, VT
Sexual Abuse Prevention in Early Childhood Training of Trainers, Prevent Child Abuse Vermont. To register, contact Robin Castle at 1-800-975-7147 or RCastle@pcavt.org.

November 3-5 in TBD
Domestic Child Sex Trafficking Judicial Institute, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.

November 3-5 in Denver, CO
Prosecuting Domestic Violence Homicides, AEquitas. Note: This course is open to prosecutors only, however, priority will be given to OVW grantees.

November 3-6 in Reno, NV
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training, National Institute of Crime Prevention.

November 3-7 in Fort Lauderdale, FL
40 Hour SANE Training, Florida Coalition Against Sexual Violence.

November 3-7 in Clackamas, OR
2014 Oregon SANE Training, Oregon Sexual Assault Task Force. Note: You must have 2 years experience as a registered nurse to be eligible to attend this training.

November 3-7 in Fairbanks, AK
Sexual Assault Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

November 4 (webinar, 12:00-1:30 pm PT)
LGBTQ Access Series ~ Shelter(ing), The Northwest Network. Registration is open to all state administrators, coalitions and programs.

November 4-6 in Albuquerque, NM
2014 NASPAA Annual Conference, Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration.

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

November 4-7 in Minneapolis, MN
Advanced Forensic Interview Training: CornerHouse Protocol Update & Enrichment, CornerHouse.

November 5-6 in Montpelier, VT
Youth Sexual Abuse Prevention Training of Trainers, Prevent Child Abuse Vermont. To register, contact
Johanna Straavaldsen at 1-800-975-7147 or JStraavaldsen@pcavt.org.

November 5-7 in Columbia, MO
2014 MCADSV Annual Conference ~ Connect. Inspire. Grow., Missouri Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence.

November 5-7 in Austin, TX
2014 Vision Summit: Looking Toward the Future of Re-Entry, Travis County Sheriff's Office.

November 5-7 in Bentonville, AR
Forensic Interviewer at Trial, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

November 5-7 in San Francisco, CA
Honoring Our Heartbeats: A Tour to End Forced Marriage in the U.S., Tahirih Justice Center and Pomegranate Tree Group.

November 5-7 in TBA, LA Cancelled!
Louisiana's 11th Annual Conference on Sexual Assault & Family Violence, Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault and Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

November 6 in Rockville, MD
Annual Women of Color Network Conference, Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault, with support from Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

November 6 in San Francisco, CA
Profiles of Courage ~ 40th Anniversary Veterans Day Gala, Swords to Plowshares.

November 6 (webinar, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PT)
Roundtable: 16 Days of Activism from a Faith Perspective, FaithTrust Institute.

November 6-7 in Colorado Springs, CO
Sexual Assault Examiner Clinical Skills Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

November 7 in Austin, TX
Film Screening: "Nefarious," followed by a panel discussion, Allies Against Slavery.

November 7 in Austin, TX
Voices from the Street Community Engagement Summit, Community Advancement Network. Registration.

November 8 in Austin, TX
2nd Annual Women's VetConnect Conference, Disability Rights Texas.

November 8 in Brooklyn, NY
State Annual Convention ~ Equality, Power, Justice!, NOW ~ New York State. Register.

November 10 (web conference, 12:00-1:30 pm PT)
LGBTQ Access Series ~ FVPSA State Administrators Q&A / Strategy Session 2, The Northwest Network. Registration is open to state administrators and coalition staff only.

November 10-13 in New Delhi, IN
Second MenEngage Global Symposium, MenEngage.

November 10-14
Forensic Nurses Week, International Association of Forensic Nurses.

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

November 12 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm ET; part 3 is 2/12)
Connecting the Dots: An Overview of the Links Among Multiple Forms of Violence (part 2 of 3), Prevent Connect and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Download publication.

November 12 in Overland Park, KS
Pre-Summit Workshop: Bystander Intervention Education, Jana's Campaign and Johnson County Community College.

November 13 in Overland Park, KS
Heartland Campus Safety Summit 2014, Jana's Campaign and Johnson County Community College.

November 13-14 in New Orleans, LA
2014 NCHV Housing Summit, National Coalition for Homeless Veterans.

November 15 (webinar, 12:00-1:15 pm PT)
Representing Victims Who Don't fit Society's "Mold", National Crime Victim Law Institute.

November 12 (webinar, 2:00-3:15 pm CT)
What is "Community Assessment" and How Can it Benefit My Community? (scroll down), Praxis International.

November 13 in Chelsea Piers, NY
12th Annual Gala, Joe Torre Safe At Home® Foundation.

November 13 (webinar, TBA)
Men's Role in Ending Violence (scroll down), FaithTrust Institute.

November 13 in Austin, TX
The Texas Conference for Women.

November 13-15 in Dallas, TX
Facing Race ~ A National Conference, Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation.

November 15 in Philadelphia, PA
2014 Break the Silence Gala (scroll down), The Jillian Loyden Foundation.

November 15 in San Antonio, TX
Preventing Child Abuse One Child at a Time, Prevent Child Abuse Texas.

November 15-19 in New Orleans, LA
142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition ~ Healthography: How Where You Live Affects Your Health and Well-being, American Public Health Association.

November 17 in New York, NY
Cry Havoc, presented by Veterans Center for the Performance Arts. RSVP.

November 17-19 in Phoenix, AZ
Domestic Violence Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

November 17-19 in St. Petersburg, FL
National Training Institute on Protection Order Practice for Attorneys and Advocates, Office on Violence Against Women and National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit.

November 17-21 in Winona, MN
ChildFirst National Conference, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

November 17-21 in Huntsville, AL
Forensic Interviewing of Children Training, National Children's Advocacy Center.

November 17-21 in Dulles, VA
Unsafe Havens I: Investigation and Prosecution of Technology-Facilitated Child Sexual Exploitation, National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse.

November 18 (webinar, 12:00-1:30 pm PT)
LGBTQ Access Series ~ It Takes a Village, People: Advocacy Tools for Working with Survivors, Friends & Families, The Northwest Network. Registration is open to all state administrators, coalitions and programs.

November 18-19 in London, UK
TrustWomen ~ Putting the Rule of Law Behind Women's Rights, Thomson Reuters Foundation.

November 18-20 in Aurora, IL
Domestic Violence Training Institute, Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

November 19 (web conference, TBA; parts 4-6 are 1/21, 2/18 and 3/18)
New Ways to Look at Justice; Perspectives from South Asian Communities (part 3 of 6), PreventConnect and Ms. Foundation for Women.

November 19 (webinar, 1:00-2:00 pm ET; part 4 is 12/17)
Social Media Engagement and Content Development for IVP (part 3 of 4), Safe States Alliance and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

November 19-21 in Indianapolis, IN
Creating a Process of Change for Men Who Batter ~ Comprehensive, Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs.

November 20-21 in Winston-Salem, NC
The Maya Angelou International Women's Health Summit, Novant Health. Note: NCDSV's Debby Tucker is one of the speakers.

November 25 - December 10
16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. Participate in the UN Women's "Orange the World in 16 Days."

 

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DECEMBER 2014

December 1
World AIDS Day, AIDS.gov.

December 1-2 in Salt Lake City, UT
Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar, Clery Center for Security on Campus.

December 2 (webinar, 12:00-1:30 pm PT)
LGBTQ Access Series ~ Proceed! LGBTQ Legal Issues for DV Advocates, The Northwest Network. Registration is open to all state administrators, coalitions and programs.

December 2-4 in Las Vegas, NV
10th Global Youth Justice Training, Global Youth Justice.

December 2-5 in Las Vegas, NV
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training, National Institute of Crime Prevention.

December 3-5 in New Brunswick, NJ
Honoring Our Heartbeats: A Tour to End Forced Marriage in the U.S., Tahirih Justice Center and Pomegranate Tree Group.

December 4-5 in Austin, TX
Child-Friendly Faith Project Conference, Child-Friendly Faith Project.

December 7 in Austin, TX
Dancing with the Stars Austin 2014, Center for Child Protection.

December 8 in Washington, DC
Women to Watch, Jewish Women International.

December 8-10 in Las Vegas, NV
e-Courts 2014, National Center for State Courts.

December 8-10 in Cairns, QLD, AU
World Indigenous Domestic Violence Conference.

December 8-12 in Minneapolis, MN
Basic Forensic Interview Training, CornerHouse.

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

December 8-12 in Phoenix, AZ
Pediatric Sexual Assault Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

December 9-12 in Okemos, MI
New Service Provider Training, Michigan Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence. Note: MDSVPTB-funded agencies and federally recognized Tribal programs are eligible to attend. 

December 10 (webinar, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PT)
Interim Ministers and After-Pastors: What You Need to Know, FaithTrust Institute.

December 10-12 in Lexington, KY
16th Ending Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Conference, Kentucky Domestic Violence Association and Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs.

December 11-12 in Winona, MN
SANE Nurse at Trial, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

December 11-13 in Agua Caliente Reservation, CA
14th National Indian Nations Conference ~ Justice for Victims of Crime, Office for Victims of Crime, Tribal Law and Policy Institute and Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.

December 15-17 in Cairns, QLD, AU
World Indigenous Health Conference.

December 16 (webinar, 12:00-1:30 pm PT)
LGBTQ Access Series ~ Community Advocacy Strategies, The Northwest Network. Registration is open to all state administrators, coalitions and programs.

December 17 (webinar, 1:00-2:00 pm ET)
Social Media Measurement, Analysis and Next Steps for IVP (part 4 of 4), Safe States Alliance and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

December 17 (webinar, 12:00-1:15 pm PT)
Year in Review: Top Victims' Rights Cases from the Past 12 Months, National Crime Victim Law Institute.

December 18 (webinar, 2:00-4:00 pm CT)
Parenting After a Child Abuse Disclosure: How to Help, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

 

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JANUARY 2015 National Stalking Awareness Month

January 8-10 in San Antonio, TX
7th Annual National Conference, Student Veterans of America.

January 12-16 in Viera, FL
40 Hour SANE Training, Florida Coalition Against Sexual Violence.

January 12-16 in Phoenix, AZ
Sexual Assault Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

January 15-16 in Anchorage, AK
Sexual Assault Examiner Clinical Skills Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

January 20-22 in Charlotte, NC
Mentors in Violence Prevention Training Institute, Center for Wellness Promotion at UNC Charlotte, in collaboration with Northeastern University Center for the Study of Sport in Society.

January 21 (web conference, TBA; parts 5 and 6 are 2/18 and 3/18)
Preventing the Harm, Promoting the Helpful: Healthy Sexuality (part 4 of 6), PreventConnect and Ms. Foundation for Women.

January 21-23 in Chicago, IL
Honoring Our Heartbeats: A Tour to End Forced Marriage in the U.S., Tahirih Justice Center and Pomegranate Tree Group.

January 28-30 in Washington, DC
2015 National Mentoring Summit ~ Expanding the Mentoring Effect, National Mentoring Partnership.

 

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FEBRUARY 2015 Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February 4-8 in Denver, CO
27th National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.

February 5-6 in Colorado Springs, CO
Sexual Assault Examiner Clinical Skills Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

February 9-11 in Anchorage, AK
Domestic Violence Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

February 9-13 in Lakeland, FL
40 Hour SANE Training, Florida Coalition Against Sexual Violence.

February 10-11 in Topeka, KS
Reweaving Our Social Fabric: Engaging to Prevent Sexual and Domestic Violence Conference, Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence.

February 10-12 in Sydney, AU
Inaugural Asia-Pacific Conference on Gendered Violence & Violations, Gendered Violence Research Network.

February 12 (webinar, 3:00-4:30 pm ET)
Connecting the Dots: An Overview of the Links Among Multiple Forms of Violence (part 3 of 3), Children's Safety Network & Suicide Prevention Resource Center and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Download publication.

February 18 (web conference, TBA; part 6 is 3/18)
Bridging Knowledge in Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: Promising Practices in Indigenous Communities (part 5 of 6), PreventConnect and Ms. Foundation for Women.

February 18-20 in Washington, DC
Honoring Our Heartbeats: A Tour to End Forced Marriage in the U.S., Tahirih Justice Center and Pomegranate Tree Group.

February 23-24 in Las Colinas, TX
29th Annual Conference on the Prevention of Child Abuse ~ Stop the Harm Before it Starts, Prevent Child Abuse Texas.

February 24-27 in Las Vegas, NV
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training, National Institute of Crime Prevention.

February 24-27 in Orlando, FL
National Conference on Bullying, School Safety Advocacy Council.

 

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MARCH 2015 Women's History Month

March 1-5 in Austin, TX
33rd Annual Conference, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault.

March 3-6 in Morrisville, NC
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training, National Institute of Crime Prevention.

March 5 in San Francisco, CA
10th Annual Women of Achievement Awards, Legal Momentum.

March 11-13 in New Orleans, LA
2015 Conference ~ Maximizing Injury Research to Benefit All, Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research.

March 13-22 in Austin, TX
SXSW Music Film Interactive Festival, SXSW.

March 16-18 in Dallas, TX
Conference on Crimes Against Women, Genesis Women's Shelter & Support and Dallas Police Department.

March 18 (web conference, TBA)
Pillars of Policy for Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: A Discussion (part 6 of 6), PreventConnect and Ms. Foundation for Women.

March 19-21 in Washington, DC
2015 National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence, Futures Without Violence.

March 19-22 in Washington, DC
Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Weekend, Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence.

March 23-26 in Huntsville, AL
31st International Symposium on Child Abuse, National Children's Advocacy Center.

March 26-27 in Laredo, TX
Nuestras Voces / Our Voices National Bilingual Sexual Assault Conference, Arte Sana.

March 26-29 in Chicago, IL
Color of Violence 4 Conference ~ Beyond the State: Inciting Transformative Possibilities, INCITE!.

 

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

April 7-9 in New Orleans, LA
2015 International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Campus Responses, End Violence Against Women International.

April 11 in Fort Worth, TX
19th Annual Victory Over Violence Walk / Run, The Women's Center.

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

April 15-17 in Grand Rapids, MI
2015 National Conference & 20th Anniversary, Batterer Intervention Services Coalition of Michigan.

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

April 21-23 in San Diego, CA
15th Annual International Family Justice Conference, Family Justice Center Alliance.

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 in Erie, PA
2015 Erie SPARK Conference: Igniting the Fires of Collaboration in Victim Services, Crime Victim Center of Erie County.

 

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MAY 2015

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

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

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 19-21 in Spokane, WA
2015 Annual Conference, Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs.

May 20-22 in San Diego, CA
2015 National Call to Action Summit and Conference, Women of Color Network.

 

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

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

June 26-27 in Portland, OR
14th Annual National Crime Victim Law Conference, National Crime Victim Law Institute.

 

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JULY 2015

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

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

 

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SEPTEMBER 2015 National Campus Safety Awareness Month

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.

 

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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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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.

July 21 - September 22 (online)
Adult / Adolescent Sexual Assault Examiner Training (scroll down), Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

August 18 - September 29 (online)
Understanding Violence, Emory University.

August 27 - October 1 (Wednesdays) in Dallas, TX
YW Financial Empowerment Workshop Series, YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas, Mountain View College and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

September 15 - October 17 (online)
Healthy Boundaries for Ministry 101 Online Course, FaithTrust Institute.

September 15 - November 21 (online)
Injury Pathology and Advanced Trauma Assessments, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.

September 23 - October 28 (Tuesdays) in Dallas, TX
YW Financial Empowerment Workshop Series, YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas, Mountain View College and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

September 24 - November 19 (online ~ Wednesday AM and PM sessions)
NOVA Victim Assistance Academy, National Organization for Victim Assistance.

September 27 - October 18 (Saturdays) in Dallas, TX
YW Financial Empowerment Workshop Series, YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas, Mountain View College and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

October 2 - December 11 (online)
NVAA Leadership Institute, Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center.

November 3, 2014 - January 9, 2015 (online)
Adult / Adolescent Sexual Assault Examiner Training (scroll down), 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.

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 for everyone interested in learning about violence prevention, the burden violence places in our society, and effective prevention efforts.

Clery Center for Security on Campus
Online Clery Act Training 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.

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.

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

Introduction to 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 Law Enforcement Officer Should Know About DNA Evidence 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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. Basics and Core Competencies and Skills are available as of April 2014.

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.

Measuring the Impact of Your Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Efforts assists learners in understanding how to measure success in preventing sexual and domestic violence. It explores why short term measures are important to guiding successful norms change, how these indicators can be used to show your progress and ensure your initiative is on the path to prevention, and a process for developing indicators for your project including sample indicators developed for the most common strategies in the field. Ultimately, this course helps to develop indicators that support your work and communicate your success.

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

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.

Tribal Forensic Healthcare
Domestic Violence Screening all staff working in Indian Health Service, Tribal and Urban Indian healthcare facilities are invited to view this one-hour pre-recorded web-based training designed to enhance your knowledge of intimate partner violence screening in the healthcare setting, June 2014.

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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