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Upcoming Trainings, Webinars and Events Around the Country

 



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AUGUST 2015

July 31 - August 2 in Jolon, CA (weekend 3 is 8/14-16)
27th Annual Hombres Retiro ~ 2nd Retiro Weekend, National Compadres Network.

August 1 in San Antonio, TX
Screening of "Finding Jenn's Voice" (scroll down to "Saturday", click on "Screen Two" and scroll down to "Finding Jenn's Voice"), San Antonio Film Festival. Watch trailer and review media kit.

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

August 3-5 in Bentonville, AR
Forensic Interviewer at Trial, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

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

August 4 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT; part 3 is 9/1)
The Official Record of Violence: Strategies for Case File Review (part 2 of 3), Praxis International.

August 4 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT)
Stalking, Texas Council on Family Violence.

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

August 4-7 in San Diego, CA
Advanced Course on Strangulation Prevention, sponsored by Office on Violence Against Women, in partnership with Institute on Strangulation Prevention. Note: Due to the high demand for this course and limited seating, priority will be given to OVW grantees attending in multi-disciplinary teams from the same jurisdiction.

August 5 (webinar, 1:00-2:00 pm ET)
Native American Cultural Competency Training, National American Indian & Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network.

August 5 (webinar, 2:00-3:00 pm ET; repeats on 9/29)
Special Enrollment Periods and Resources for the Uninsured, Office on Women's Health. Register.

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

August 6 in Akron, OH
7th Annual Summit County Sexual Assault Symposium ~ Victimization Across the Generations, Summit County Sexual Assault Coalition. Register.

August 6 (webinar, 12:00-1:00 pm PT; part 4 is 8/13)
Becoming Trauma-Informed: Organizational Toolkit: Trauma-Informed Care Model in Trauma Organizations (part 3 of 4), Olga Phoenix.

August 6 (webinar, 9:30-11:00 am CT)
Crisis Response in Situations of Mass Casualty, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Victim Services Division.

August 6 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT)
Distinguishing Between "The Duluth Model", a Coordinated Community Response (CCR), and a Men's Non-Violence Program, Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs.

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

August 6-7 in New York, NY
CECANF Public Meeting, Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities.

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

August 8 in San Francisco, CA
Community engagement screening and panel discussion of "Living in the Shadows of Exclusion", "Living in the Shadows of Exclusion".

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

August 11-14 in San Francisco, CA
Child Advocacy Studies Training, IVAT at Alliant International University.

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

August 12 (xCHANGE forum, 1:00-3:00 pm ET)
Program Evaluation Best Practices, National Sexual Violence Resource Center. Go to www.nsvrc.org/forum and log in during the scheduled live forum time to participate in the forum discussions.

August 12 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm ET: part 4 is 9/9)
VA / DOD / USPHS Social Work Training Series: Supportive Communities for Military Families and Children (part 3 of 4), U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Public Health Service and Veterans Health Administration, Employee Education System.

August 12-13 (online)
Prolonged Exposure (PE) Therapy Training via Second Life, Center for Deployment Psychology.

August 13 (webinar, 12:00-1:00 pm PT)
Becoming Trauma-Informed: Organizational Toolkit: Best Practices for Trauma-Informed Services and Organizations (part 4 of 4), Olga Phoenix.

August 13 (webinar, 3:00-4:30 pm ET)
Breaking the Silence, Breaking the Cycle: Honoring Youth Voices Part III, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Tribal Training and Technical Assistance Center. Register.

August 13 (web conference, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm PT)
Closing the Loop: Increasing investment and sustainability for sexual and domestic violence prevention, PreventConnect and Prevention Institute.

August 13 in Fairfield, CT
The Intersections of the Clery Act and Title IX and Response to Sexual Violence, Clery Center for Security on Campus and Victims Rights Law Center.

August 13 (webinar, 1:00 pm CT)
Strengthening Practices within the CAC Movement, Midwest Regional Children's Advocacy Center.

August 13 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm ET)
Traumatic Brain Injury Webinar: Returning to College After Concussions and Mild Brain Injuries, Defense Centers of Excellence For Psychological Health & Traumatic Brain Injury.

August 13 (webinar, 2:30 pm ET; part 5 is 9/24)
Working Together Part I: Law Enforcement (part 4 of 5), Office for Victims of Crime, Office on Violence Against Women, Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center, Family Violence Prevention and Services Program and State Justice Institute's Human Trafficking and the State Courts Collaborative. Register.

August 14 (webinar, 2:00-3:15 pm ET)
Keep Calm and Understand Elonis v. U.S., AEquitas.

August 14 (webinar, 1:00-3:00 pm CT)
Veterans Treatment Courts and Domestic Violence, Battered Women's Justice Project.

August 14-16 in Jolon, CA
27th Annual Hombres Retiro ~ 3rd Retiro Weekend, National Compadres Network.

August 15 in DeSoto, TX
5th Annual Dancing for Charity Gala ~ Taking a Stand Against Sexual Violence, ARISE! International, Inc.

August 15 in Anderson, IN
35th Anniversary Celebration, Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

August 16-19 in Dallas, TX
41st NOVA Conference, National Organization for Victim Assistance.

August 17 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm ET; repeat from 7/27)
Expanding Safety and Support Services for Survivors of Domestic Violence and Their Pets, hosted by National Resource Center on Domestic Violence. Register.

August 17 in Houston, TX
Family Violence and its Aftermath: Identify, Protect and Heal, in partnership with Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, Harris County ~ Infant Toddler Court, Fort Bend County and Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council.

August 17 in Martha's VIneyard, MA
Meet us at Martha's, Ms. Foundation for Women. Buy tickets.

August 17-18 in Montpelier, VT
Early Childhood Sexual Abuse Prevention Training of Trainers, Prevent Child Abuse Vermont. E-mail pcavt@pcavt.org to register.

August 17-18 in Colorado Springs, CO
Sexual Assault Examiner Clinical Skills Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

August 17-21 in Bellevue-East Seattle, WA
Prosecuting Sexual Assault and Related Crimes, National District Attorneys Association.

August 17-21 in Anchorage, AK
Sexual Assault Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

August 18 in Chicago, IL
Beautiful Mind: A Conversation on the Importance of Body Positive Image Screening & Panel Discussion, Chicago Foundation for Women, Chicago Public Library, Chicago Media Project and Torrid Stores.

August 18 (live chat, 1:30-3:00 pm ET)
Title IX Issues, Office for Victims of Crime's Legal Assistance for Crime Victims Initiative, in collaboration with Victim Rights Law Center.

August 18 in Burnsville, MN
Your First Response to Allegations of Child Maltreatment Training, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

August 18-20 in Albuquerque, NM
Sex Trafficking of Native Women and Children Institute, National Indigenous Women's Resource Center.

August 19 (webinar, 11:00 am - 12:300 pm PT)
Invisible Men: How to Work with Prisoner Rape Survivors, Just Detention International.

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

August 19-21 in Austin, TX
Executive Communication Training, The Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life.

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

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

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

August 20-21 in Austin, TX
2015 Cross-Systems Summit ~ Collaborating to Achieve Equity, Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

August 20-21 in Walker, MN
2015 MNCASA Annual Training Symposium ~ Riding the Waves of Change: Context, Culture, and Climate, Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault. Register.

August 22 in Colorado Springs, CO
23rd Annual Pasta in the Park, TEESA.

August 22 in San Diego, CA
Think Tank, National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan. An affiliated training of the 20th International Summit & Training on Violence, Abuse & Trauma Across the Lifepsan, August 23-26.

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

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

August 24 (webinar, 12:30-2:00 pm MT; part 4 is 9/30)
Breaking Process and Trauma Bond (part 3 of 4), National Indigenous Women's Resource Center.

August 24 in Marquette, MI (also on 10/9 in Ann Arbor)
Supporting Survivors of Human Trafficking, Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence.

August 24 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm ET)
What Do We Know About Sexual Offending and Sex Offender Management and Treatment? Adult Typologies, National Criminal Justice Association.

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

August 25
#Orange Day ~ 'Step it Up for Gender Equality and an end to violence against women and girls', UN Women.

August 25 in Denver, CO
2015 Colorado SART Institute, Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

August 25 in Yakima, WA
Alcohol-Facilitated Sexual Assault: Holding Offenders Accountable and Supporting Victims in Your Community, Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs.

August 25 (webinar, 2:00-3:00 pm ET)
Financial Fraud & Native Communities / Indian Country, The National Center for Victims of Crime.

August 25 (webinar, 3:00-4:00 pm ET; repeats on 9/22)
Got Coverage? Next Steps in Using Your Health Insurance, Office on Women's Health. Register.

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

August 25-27 in Olympia, WA
Advocate Core Training, Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs.

August 26 (webinar, 2:00-3:00 pm ET; repeat from 7/29)
New Graduates and Healthcare: Learn Your Options, Office on Women's Health. Register.

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

August 27 (webinar, 11:00 am -12:30 pm CT)
Bystander Intervention on Campus: Interpersonal Violence / Sexual Assault, Battered Women's Justice Project.

 

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SEPTEMBER 2015 National Campus Safety Awareness Month

September 1 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT)
Using the BPA Guides to Analyze Prosecution Response to Battering (part 3 of 3), Praxis International.

September 1-3 in Chandler, AZ
Criminal Justice Institute ~ Feeding the Fire for Tribal Safety, Justice & Sovereignty for Native Women, National Indigenous Women's Resource Center.

September 2 in Houston, TX
Partnering in Faith: A Multi-Faith Summit on Domestic Abuse, Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse and Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council. Register.

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

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

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

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

September 9 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm ET)
VA / DOD / USPHS Social Work Training Series: TBD (part 4 of 4), U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Public Health Service and Veterans Health Administration, Employee Education System.

September 9-10 in Norman, OK
2015 Partnership Conference on Domestic and Sexual Violence and Stalking, Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.

September 9-10 in Helena, MT
Annual Conference ~ Advocating For Change: Working Together to Improve Services for Sexual Assault Survivors, Montana Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence.

September 9-10 in San Diego, CA
Child Advocacy Studies Training, IVAT at Alliant International University.

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

September 9-11 in Falls Church, VA
Summit ~ Continuum of Care and Care Transitions in the Military Health System, Defense Centers of Excellence For Psychological Health & Traumatic Brain Injury.

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

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

September 11-13 in Santa Barbara, CA
3 Day Xinachtli Retreat for Certified Facilitators, National Comadres & Compadres Network. Register.

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

September 14-18 in Anchorage, AK
Pediatric Sexual Assault Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

September 16-18 in Denver, CO
Broadening Your Multi-Agency Response to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault: Increasing Access to Justice, Battered Women's Justice Project. Note: This training is open to Arrest grantees and other OVW grantees.

September 16-18 in Austin, TX
Third Annual Military Social Work Conference ~ Strengthening Military Families through Effective Community Practices, The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work.

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

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

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

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

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

September 19 in Sugar Land, TX
Women & Money ~ Taking Charge of Your Financial Future, Daya.

September 20 in Georgetown, TX
9th Annual WoMen fore! Hope Golf Tournament, benefiting Hope Alliance.

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

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

September 22 (webinar, 3:00-4:00 pm ET; repeat from 7/10 and 8/25)
Got Coverage? Next Steps in Using Your Health Insurance, Office on Women's Health. Register.

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

September 22-23 in San Diego, CA
Child Advocacy Studies Training, IVAT at Alliant International University.

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

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

September 22-25 in Minneapolis, MN
National Institute on the Prosecution of Human Trafficking, AEquitas. Note: This course is open to prosecutors only and attendance is free of charge; however, priority will be given to OVW grantees.

September 24 (webinar, 2:00-3:00 pm ET) Note new date!
Developing and Implementing a PREA-Compliant Staffing Plan, The Moss Group, Inc. and National PREA Resource Center.

September 24 (webinar, 2:30 pm ET)
Working Together Part II: The Courts (part 5 of 5), Office for Victims of Crime, Office on Violence Against Women, Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center, Family Violence Prevention and Services Program and State Justice Institute's Human Trafficking and the State Courts Collaborative. Register.

September 24-25 in San Diego, CA
Child Advocacy Studies Training, IVAT at Alliant International University.

September 25
#Orange Day ~ 'The new global development agenda: what's next for efforts to end violence against women and girls?', UN Women.

September 25 in Bentonville, AR
Your First Response to Allegations of Child Maltreatment Training, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

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

September 27-29 in Corpus Christi, TX
New Ideas Annual Conference, Texas Society of Association Executives.

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

September 28-29 in San Diego, CA
Child Advocacy Studies Training, IVAT at Alliant International University.

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

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

September 29 (webinar, 3:00-4:00 pm ET; repeat from 7/8 and 8/5)
Special Enrollment Periods and Resources for the Uninsured, Office on Women's Health. Register.

September 30 (webinar, 12:30-2:00 pm MT)
Normalization of DV to Turning Your Wife / Girlfriend into a Prostitute (part 4 of 4), National Indigenous Women's Resource Center.

September 30 (webinar, 2:00-3:00 pm ET)
Power and Control: Understanding How Faith Can Play a Role in Intimate Partner Violence, FaithTrust Institute.

 

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

October 1 in Dallas, TX
2015 Texas Trailblazer Awards Luncheon, The Family Place.

October 1 in Washington, DC
Chefs Take a Stand in 2015, National Network to End Domestic Violence, presented by Facebook and Google and sponsored by Allstate Foundation and Verizon.

October 1 in Washington, DC and across the country
Take a Stand Against Domestic Violence, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

October 4-7 in Atlanta, GA
Enhancing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases Workshop, National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence.

October 5-9 in Nashville, TN
Pediatric Sexual Assault Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

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

October 6-9 in Philadelphia, PA
2015 ATIXA / SCOPE Joint National Conference, Association of Title IX Administrators and School and College Organizations for Prevention Educators.

October 7-9 in Carrara, QLD, AU
Say No to Domestic Violence Conference, hosted by Indigenous Conference Services.

October 8 in Austin, TX
Celebration Luncheon, SafePlace.

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

October 9 in Ann Arbor, MI
Supporting Survivors of Human Trafficking, Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence.

October 11 in Leon Valley, TX
3rd Annual Men Who Cook Scholarship Fundraiser, San Antonio Chapter Blacks in Government. Registration.

October 11 in Atlanta, GA
Stand Luncheon ~ A Movement. An Impact. A Legacy, hosted by GFWC Atlanta Woman's Club and Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

October 13-15 in Hartford, CT
16th Bi-Annual Adult and Juvenile Female Offenders Conference ~ Justice Involved Women and Girls: New Paths to Resiliency, The Connecticut Women's Consortium and Association of Programs for Female Offenders.

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

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

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

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

October 15-16 in Burnsville, MN
Investigation and Prosecution of Child Abuse, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

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

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

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

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

October 19-23 in Rapid City, SD
Sexual Assault Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

October 20-22 in Green Bay, WI
Domestic Violence Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

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

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

October 21-23 in Columbia, MO
2015 MCADSV Annual Conference, Missouri Coalition to Against Domestic & Sexual Violence.

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

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

October 25
#Orange Day ~ 'Ensuring access to services for survivors of violence against women and girls', UN Women.

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

October 27-29 in Bentonville, AR
ChildFirst® EX ~ Expanded Forensic Interview Process, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

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

October 31 in Colorado Springs, CO
2015 Annual Human Trafficking Symposium (scroll down), Human Trafficking Task Force of Southern Colorado.

October 31 in Houston, TX
The Legacy Awards & Gospel Concert ~ Removing the Mask of Domestic Violence, Fresh Spirit Wellness for Women, Inc. Congratulations to Toby Myers, NCDSV's Vice-President, as she'll be honored at this event.

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

 

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NOVEMBER 2015

November 2-3 in Boston, MA
Driving Change Conference, Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center.

November 2-3 in Colorado Springs, CO
Sexual Assault Examiner Clinical Skills Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

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

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

November 4-5 in Austin, TX
3rd Annual Vision Summit: Looking Toward the Future of Re-entry, hosted by Travis County Sheriff's Office.

November 5 in New York, NY
Women's Media Awards, Women's Media Center.

November 7 in San Antonio, TX
Walk to Action for Children, Prevent Child Abuse Texas.

November 8 in Austin, TX
TFN's EPIC Evening ~ Celebrating 20 Years, Texas Freedom Network.

November 10-13 in Denver, CO
National Institute on the Prosecution of Elder Abuse, AEquitas. Note: Registration is open to prosecutors only.

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

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

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

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

November 16-20 in Rapid City, SD
Sexual Assault Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

November 17-18 in London, UK
Trust Women Conference, Thomson Reuters Foundation.

November 25
#Orange Day ~ 'Orange your world: Make a dent', UN Women.

 

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DECEMBER 2015

December 1
World AIDS Day, AIDS.gov.

December 1-3 in Cairns, QLD, AU
2015 International Indigenous Health Conference, hosted by Indigenous Conference Services.

December 2-4 in Lexington, KY
17th Ending Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Conference, Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs, Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet and Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention Board / Child Victims' Trust Fund.

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

December 6-9 in Santa Fe, NM
Enhancing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases Workshop, National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence.

December 7-8 in Lake Buena Vista, FL
Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar, Clery Center for Security on Campus.

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

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

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

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

December 14-18 in Albuquerque, NM
Pediatric Sexual Assault Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

 

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JANUARY 2016 National Stalking Awareness Month

January 14-15 in Anchorage, AK
Sexual Assault Examiner Clinical Skills Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

January 19-20 in Colorado Springs, CO
Sexual Assault Examiner Clinical Skills Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

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

January 27 in Portland, OR
2nd Annual Voices for Justice Reception, National Crime Victim Law Institute.

 

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FEBRUARY 2016 Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February 8-10 in Fairbanks, AK
Domestic Violence Examiner Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project.

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.

 

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MARCH 2016 Women's History Month

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

 

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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 6-8 in TBA, CO
Colorado Advocacy in Action Conference, Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

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

 

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JULY 2016

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

 

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AUGUST 2016

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.

 

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SEPTEMBER 2016 National Campus Safety Awareness Month

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

 

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SHORT-TERM OPPORTUNITIES

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

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

July 22 - August 12 (Wednesdays) in Dallas, TX
YW Financial Empowerment Workshop Series, YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas, Mountain View College and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

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

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

August 22 - September 19 (Saturdays) in Dallas, TX
YW Financial Empowerment Workshop Series, YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas, Mountain View College and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

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

September 24 - October 29 (Thursdays) in Dallas, TX
YW Financial Empowerment Workshop Series, YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas, Mountain View College and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

September 24, November 4 and January 27, 2016 in Columbus, OH
The New Playbook: Standing Strong to Promote Non-Violence, Ohio Men's Action Network. Register.

September 30 - October 21 (Wednesdays) in Dallas, TX
YW Financial Empowerment Workshop Series, YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas, Mountain View College and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

October 7 - December 9 (every Wednesday online)
Fall 2015 NOVA Victim Assistance Academy, National Organization for Victim Assistance.

October 13 - November 17 (Tuesdays) in Dallas, TX
YW Financial Empowerment Workshop Series, YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas, Mountain View College and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

October 24 - November 14 (Saturdays) in Dallas, TX
YW Financial Empowerment Workshop Series, YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas, Mountain View College and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

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

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

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

 

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ONGOING VIRTUAL OPPORTUNITIES

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

AEquitas

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Florida Coalition Against Sexual Violence

Investigating Sexual Assault: Working with Victims (scroll down)

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

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

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

Sexual Assault Victims Rights and Services (scroll down)

Florida State University, Institute for Family Violence Studies

Domestic Violence 101: An Introduction to Domestic Violence

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

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

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

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

The Intersection of Domestic Abuse and Child Victimization

Forensic Science Education

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Module A ~ Foundations of Domestic Violence

Module B ~ Advocacy for Domestic Violence Victims

Module C ~ Children's Issues; Cultural Competency

Module D ~ Domestic Violence Victims with Complex Issues

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

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

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

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

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

National Center for State Courts

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

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

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

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

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

National Institute of Corrections

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

Behavioral Health Care for Sexual Assault Victims in a Confinement Setting

Investigating Sexual Abuse in a Confinement Setting

Medical Health Care for Sexual Assault Victims in a Confinement Setting

PREA Audit Process and Instrument Overview

PREA Coordinators' Roles and Responsibilities

National Institute of Justice

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

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

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

DNA Online Courses (from former DNA.gov)

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

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

Streamline investigative processes

Implement best practices for handling "cold hits"

Identify the probative value of evidence and prioritize DNA evidence

More effectively leverage limited resources

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

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

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

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

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

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

Sexual Violence in Disasters

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

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

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

Understanding National Rape Statistics, 2012.

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

Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center

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

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

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

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

PreventConnect.org

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

Introductory Courses

Building Blocks of Prevention

Comprehensive Prevention Efforts

Introduction to Sexual Health

Intermediate Courses

Utilizing Youth as Prevention Volunteers

Coalition Building and Turf Management for Strategic Prevention Partnerships

Collaboration for Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention

Community Mobilization and Primary Prevention

Coordinating Prevention across Sexual and Domestic Violence

Engaging Bystanders in the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence

Social Marketing as a Tool in Primary Prevention

Using Logic Models for Planning Primary Prevention Programs

Measuring the Impact of Your Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Efforts

Using Media and Technology in Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Efforts

Advanced Courses

Putting Social Justice at the Heart of Public Health

RTI International ~ www.forensiced.org

Expert Testimony Training for the Prosecutor and Scientist

Expert Testimony Training for the Prosecutor and Scientist II

How to Be a Good Expert Witness

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

SecurityCEU.com

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

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

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

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

Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention

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

Explain the dangers of strangulation.

Recognize the various signs and symptoms of strangulation.

Apply victim interview questions to your investigation of strangulation.

Identify and implement the actions to help a strangulation victim.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

World Health Organization

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

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

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