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MARCH 2015 Women's History Month

March 1-5 in Austin, TX
33rd Annual Conference ~ Communities in Action: Survivors & Allies for a Healthy Texas, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault.

March 2 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT)
Military Sexual Assault and Male Survivors, Battered Women's Justice Project.

March 2 (webinar, 1:00-6:00 pm ET)
Traumatic Brain Injury Educational Forum: Best Practices and Current Research, Defense Centers of Excellence For Psychological Health & Traumatic Brain Injury.

March 2-6 in Minneapolis, MN
Basic Forensic Interview Training, CornerHouse.

March 3 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT)
Retooling Your Coordinated Community Response: How Institutional Analysis can Transform Your Approach to System Reform, Praxis International. Register.

March 3-5 in Appleton, WI
Court Safety and Security Conference, National Criminal Justice Training Center.

March 3-5 in New Orleans, LA
Putting the Pieces Together: Survivor Relocation & Identity Protection, Safety Net Project and Relocation Counseling and Identify Protection Initiative at Greater Boston Legal Services. Register. Note: Priority will be given to Legal and STOP TA OVW grantees. All other OVW grantees, State & Territory domestic violence & sexual assault coalitions, victim advocates, attorneys, and other professionals working with survivors of abuse are welcome to attend as space permits.

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

March 4 in Oklahoma City, OK
#BlackWomenMatter, Women's Resource Center.

March 4 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT)
Sexual Harassment in the Law Enforcement Workplace, Battered Women's Justice Project.

March 4-5 in New York, NY
The Empowerment Bridge: Building a Lifetime of Opportunity for Women and Girls, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center, United Nations Office for Partnerships and UN Women.

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

March 5 in London, ON, CA
15th Annual International Women's Day Breakfast & Auction, London Abused Women's Centre and Hassan Law.

March 5 in Austin, TX
Child Protection Day.

March 5 (webinar, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm PT)
From Risk Assessment to Health Advocacy: Danger Assessment Certification and the Alliance Health Services Toolkit, Family Justice Center Alliance.

March 5 (webinar, 2:00-3:00 pm ET)
Instruction with a Gender Lens, National Center for Women's Employment Equity. RSVP.

March 5 (webinar, 9:30-11:00 am CT)
When the Intersections of Cultural Identity and Victimology Collide: Looking Beyond the Mainstream, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Victim Services Division.

March 5 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT)
Women in the Mirror: Addressing Co-Occuring Mental Health Issues and Trauma in Women with Substance Use Disorders.

March 5-6
Amplify Austin, I Live Here, I Give Here. Schedule your gift to NCDSV.

March 5-6 in Virginia Beach, VA
Domestic Assault ~ The Law Enforcement Response, Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs.

March 6 (webinar, 12:00-1:30 pm CT)
Practice Assessment Guides to Improve Risk Assessment and Protection Order Procedures, Battered Women's Justice Project.

March 6 in Austin, TX
Violence on the Border: Women's Experience and the Policy Reaction, LBJ School of Public Affairs. Register.

March 6-8 in Plainfield, MA
The Life That Awaits You, LundyBancroft.com. To request a registration form, send an email to TheLifeThatAwaitsYou@gmail.com.

March 7-8 in Austin, TX
Women's Empowerment Conference 2015, presented by Women's Community Center of Central Texas.

March 8-14
NO MORE Week, NO MORE.

March 9-10 in Winona, MN
Using Peer Review to Generate Corroborating Evidence, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

March 9-13 in Portland, OR
2015 Tribal SANE Training, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board and Oregon Sexual Assault Task Force. Note: Registration is intended for medical professionals who work with Native victims in Oregon, Washington and Idaho.

March 9-20 in New York, NY
Commission on the Status of Women ~ 59th Session, U.N. Women.

March 10 in Washington, DC Note new date!
Conversations on Criminal Justice Reform, Vera Institute of Justice. Register.

March 10 in Austin, TX
Just Texas ~ Faith Voices for Reproductive Justice, organized by Texas Freedom Network, Religious Institute, Catholics for Choice, Texas Unitarian Universalist Justice Ministry and National Council of Jewish Women.

March 10 (virtual workshop, 2:00-3:30 pm ET)
Timely Warnings & Sexual Assault: Building an Effective & Consistent Approach, Clery Center for Security on Campus.

March 10 (webinar, 3:00-4:00 pm ET)
Welcome to "Basic Training", NO MORE and National Resource Center on Domestic Violence. Register.

March 10-11 in Atlanta, GA
The Legal Advocate Perspective: Board of Immigration Appeals Recognition and Accreditation & Immigration Legal Services for Battered Immigrants, presented by Office on Violence Against Women, in partnership with Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. and ASISTA Immigration Assistance. Note: registration is open to OVW's Legal Assistance for Victims, Rural Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence and Stalking grantees and partners, as well as recipients of the STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program (STOP) sub grantees.

March 11 (webinar, 1:00-2:00 pm ET)
Workplace Trainings Made Simple: New Bystander Intervention Tools for Trainers, presented by See the Signs & Speak Out, and sponsored by Ohio Domestic Violence Network, Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence, Avon Foundation for Women, NO MORE, National Network to End Domestic Violence, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, National Sexual Violence Resource Center and PreventIPV. Register.

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

March 12 in Chicago, IL
30th Anniversary Impact Awards, Chicago Foundation for Women.

March 12 (webinar, 3:00-4:30 pm ET)
Keeping Vulnerable Populations Safe Under PREA: Alternative Strategies to the Use of Segregation in Prisons and Jails, Vera Institute of Justice, in collaboration with National PREA Resource Center.

March 12 in Moses Lake, WA
Networks for Life: Identifying and Preventing Suicide in Post-Sexual Assault Care, Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs.

March 12 in Newark, NJ
New Jersey Forum on Women in Information Technology, Wider Opportunities for Women. RSVP.

March 12 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm ET)
The Omni Circular: The New Uniform Guidance's Impact on Your Agency's Financial Management Practices (part 2 of 2), Resource Sharing Project and National Network to End Domestic Violence. Registration is for Nonprofit OVW grantees.

March 13 in San Francisco and Berkeley, CA and Boston, MA
"The Hunting Ground" theatrical release. See more about the film.

March 13 (webinar, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm PT)
Veterans and Bad Paper Discharges, Swords to Plowshares.

March 13-17 in Austin, TX
SXSW Interactive Festival, SXSW.

March 13-21 in Austin, TX
SXSW Film Festival, SXSW. Note: The Festival features the world premiere of A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story, directed by Sara Hirsh Bordo. From the producers of the most viewed TEDWomen event of 2013, A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story is a documentary following the inspiring journey of 25-year-old, 58-pound Lizzie from cyber-bullying victim to anti-bullying activist.

March 16 in Clemson, SC
Intersections in the Clery Act and Title IX: 1-Day Training, Victim Rights Law Center and Clery Center for Security on Campus.

March 16-17 in Austin, TX
SXGood ~ Social Good Hub, presented by United Nations Foundation.

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

March 17 in Columbia, SC
Intersections in the Clery Act and Title IX: 1-Day Training, Victim Rights Law Center and Clery Center for Security on Campus.

March 17-22 in Austin, TX
SXSW Music Festival, SXSW.

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 18 (webinar, 2:00-4:00 pm CT)
Reporting Without Re-Victimizing, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

March 18-20 in Bentonville, AR
From Crime Scene to Trial, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

March 19 in Washington, DC
2015 Pre-Conference Institute ~ Moving Beyond the Wheel: Supporting LGBTQ Survivors of Domestic Violence, Futures Without Violence and The Northwest Network. Register.

March 19 (webinar, 11:00 am -12:00 pm MT)
Intersection of Disability and Sexual Assault, Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

March 19 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm ET)
Specific Challenges for the Jail PREA Coordinator, National PREA Resource Center.

March 19 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT)
Surrender, Storage and Return of Firearms in CPO Cases: The Wisconsin Project, Battered Women's Justice Project.

March 19 (webinar, 10:00-11:30 am PT)
What's an Employer Supposed to Do When an Employee Complains of Sexual Assault (part 2 of 2), Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs.

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 20-21 in Arlington, TX
Women Veteran's Family Retreat, Grace After Fire. Register.

March 21 in Stuart, FL
Every Woman Is My Sister, benefiting Safespace.

March 21 in Dallas, TX
Rumi Seminar ~ A universal message of peace, Institute of Medieval and Post Medieval Studies DFW, The Dialogue Institute, Perkins School of Theology SMU, Rumi Foundation for Peace and Education and Multicultural Alliance. Register.

March 21-23 in Washington, DC
National Young Feminist Leadership Conference, Feminist Majority Foundation.

March 22-25 in Tampa, FL
28th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health, Child & Family Studies, University of South Florida.

March 23-24 in St. Paul, MN
2015 Family Law Institute, Minnesota CLE and Minnesota State Bar Association Family Law Section.

March 23-24 in Chicago, IL
Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar, Clery Center for Security on Campus.

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

March 24 (webinar, 1:30-3:00 pm ET; part 2 is 7/21)
Safety Planning with Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault (part 1 of 2), Office for Victims of Crime's Legal Assistance for Crime Victims Initiative and Victims Rights Law Center.

March 25 in West Hollywood, CA
20th Anniversary Women in Leadership Awards and Reception, West Hollywood Women's Advisory Board and West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. RSVP.

March 25 in Washington, DC
25th Anniversary Gala, Society for Women's Health Research.

March 25 in Washington, DC
2015 Forum: Topics in Public Policy, Dialogue on Diversity.

March 25 (webinar, 10:00-11:30 am PT)
Domestic Violence Report and Referral Project, Family Justice Center Alliance.

March 25 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm CT)
Sustaining Trauma-Informed Family-Centered Services (scroll down), National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health.

March 26 in Chicago, IL
18th Annual Spring Into Action Benefit, Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women's Network.

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

March 26-29 in San Diego, CA
The 4th Annual OutServe-SLDN Leadership Conference ~ Hall of Heroes, OutServe-SLDN. Register.

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

March 27 in Houston, TX
Daya Luncheon 2015, Daya.

March 27-29 in Ben Lomond, CA
Weekend of Recovery, MaleSurvivor.

March 28 in Austin, TX
Austin Walk for Children, Prevent Child Abuse Texas.

March 28 in Harlingen, TX
Walk / Run Harlingen for Children, Prevent Child Abuse Texas.

March 28 in Buda, TX
Walk for Children, Prevent Child Abuse Texas.

March 28 in Austin, TX
Women's Resource Fair (English and Español), Austin Young Lawyers Association.

March 31 (webinar, 3:00-4:00 pm ET)
Creating Sexually Safer Congregations, NEARI Press.

March 31 (webinar, 1:00-2:30 pm CT)
When Men Murder Women, Battered Women's Justice Project.

March 31 - April 2 in Honolulu, HI
12th Hawaii Training Summit: Preventing, Assessing and Treating Trauma across the Lifespan, IVAT at Alliant International University.

March 31 - April 2 in Wenatchee, WA
Advocate Core Training, Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs.

March 31 - April 2 in Chandler, AZ
Feeding the Fire for Tribal Safety, Justice & Sovereignty for Native Women, National Indigenous Women's Resource Center.

 

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

April 1-2 in Nashville, TN
Domestic Violence Danger Assessment and Risk Management, Emerge. Registration is intended for OVW Arrest and Rural Grantees.

April 6 in New Orleans, LA
Pre-Conference Training: Trauma-Informed Investigations and Prosecutions, End Violence Against Women International. Register.

April 6-7 in VT
Care for Kids: Early Childhood Sexuality and Abuse Prevention, Prevent Child Abuse Vermont. Register by e-mailing pcavt@pcavt.org.

April 6-12
National Public Health Week, American Public Health Association.

April 7 (webinar, 2:00 pm CT)
Defining Consent and How to Utilize its Definition in Sexual Violence Prevention, PepTalkOK.

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

April 8 (webinar, 2:00-4:00 pm CT)
Sticks and Stones, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

April 8-9 in VT
We Care Elementary, Prevent Child Abuse Vermont. Register by e-mailing pcavt@pcavt.org.

April 8-10 in Marlborough, MA
17th Annual Joint Conference ~ Preventing Sexual Violence through Assessment, Treatment and Safe Management, Massachusetts Adolescent Sex Offender Coalition and Massachusetts Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers.

April 9 in Bentonville, AR
First Responder Training, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center.

April 9-11 in Atlanta, GA
NNVAWI 20th Conference 2015, The Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International.

April 10 in Houston, TX
Criminal and Immigration Bars to Humanitarian Relief, National Immigration Project.

April 10 in Atlanta, GA
RespectCon 2015: Ending Sexual Violence Through A Social Justice Lens, Office of Health Promotion, Emory University.

April 10
Wear Blue Day for Child Abuse Prevention, Prevent Child Abuse Texas.

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

April 11 in Round Rock, TX
Round Rock Walk for Children, Prevent Child Abuse Texas.

April 12 in Temple, TX
Designer Purse Bingo, Children's Advocacy Center of Central Texas. Buy tickets online or call 254-939-2946 x4.

April 12-18
Meet Us On The Street ~ Anti-Street Harassment Week. Note: NCDSV is a co-sponsor.

April 13-14 in Philadelphia, PA
Protection Order Practice for Prosecutors and Law Enforcement, National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit. Registration is open to all prosecuting attorneys and law enforcement.

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

April 13-17 in Reno, NV
Institute for New Juvenile and Family Court Judges 2015, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.

April 14 in Washington, DC
20th Anniversary Gala, National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health.

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

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

April 15 (webinar, 2:00-3:30 pm ET)
Engaging Men: Triumphs, Troubles and Tools. Register.

April 15-17 in Grand Rapids, MI
Advancing the Narrative: Inspiring the Future! ~ 20th Anniversary Conference, Batterer Intervention Services Coalition of Michigan. Note: NCDSV is co-sponsoring this conference.

April 15-18 in Atlanta, GA
The 48th Annual Conference ~ Get Connected, American Association of Suicidology.

April 16-19 in Washington, DC
Women's Health 2015: The 23rd Annual Congress, Academy of Women's Health.

April 17 in Houston, TX
Moonlight Soirée Gala, Houston Area Women's Center.

April 17-18 in Round Rock, TX
12th Annual BIPP Conference: Tools for Transformation, Texas Council on Family Violence.

April 17-18 in Austin, TX
2015 Slave-Free City Summit, Allies Against Slavery.

April 17-18 in Oakland, CA
National Transgender Health Summit, Center of Excellence for Transgender Health.

April 18 in Atlanta, GA
The 27th Annual Healing After Suicide Conference ~ Get Connected ~ Stay Connected: The Journey to Healing and Hope, American Association of Suicidology.

April 18 in The Woodlands, TX
Walk The Woodlands for Children, Prevent Child Abuse Texas.

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

April 20 in St. Paul, MN
11th Annual Conference on Women Offenders ~ Our Clients, Ourselves: Leadership, Resilience & Renewal, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation.

April 20-22 in Orlando, FL
NatCon15 Conference, National Council for Behavioral Health.

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

April 21 (webinar, 3:00-4:00 pm ET)
Consultinar!, NEARI Press.

April 21 in Washington, DC
National Crime Victims' Service Awards Ceremony, Office for Victims of Crime.

April 21-22 in Bryan, TX
9th Annual Every Victim, Every Time Crime Victim Conference, Every Victim, Every Time Crime Victim Conference Alliance.

April 21-23 in San Diego, CA
15th Annual International Family Justice Conference ~ Health Matters Hope Heals: What Every Professional Needs to Know About Trauma, Family Justice Center Alliance.

April 21-23 in Duluth, MN
Creating a Process of Change for Men Who Batter ~ Comprehensive, Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs.

April 21-24 in Gaylord, MI
MCEDSV New Service Provider Training, Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence. Note: MDSVPTB-funded agencies and federally recognized Tribal programs are eligible to attend.

April 22-23 in Richmond, VA
Building Healthy Futures 2015 ~ Re-imagining Men's Role in the Movement to End Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence, Virginia Sexual and Domestic VIolence Action Alliance, sponsored by The Family & Children's Trust Fund of Virginia. Watch preview of the featured speaker, Ulester Douglas, Men Stopping Violence.

April 23-24 in Austin, TX
11th Annual Conference ~ Frances T. "Sissy" Farenthold: A Noble Citizen, Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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MAY 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

May 10-16
National Women's Health Week, Office on Women's Health.

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

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

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

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

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

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

May 12-13 in Monterey, CA
Specialized Risk Assessment Training: Assessing Sexual Abusive Youth, IVAT at Alliant International University.

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

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

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

May 15-17 in Secaucus, NJ
11th Annual and First International Battered Mothers Custody Conference ~ Hands Across the Water!

May 15-17 in Black Mountain, NC
Weekend of Recovery, MaleSurvivor.

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 in New York, NY
9th Annual Spring Gala, Vera Institute of Justice.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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JULY 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

July 27-30 in San Francisco, CA
2015 Technology Summit, Safety Net Project.

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

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

 

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AUGUST 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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SEPTEMBER 2015 National Campus Safety Awareness Month

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

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

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

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

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

September 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 Spier 1692 Stellenbosch, ZA
SVRI Forum 2015, Sexual Violence Research Initiative.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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NOVEMBER 2015

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

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

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

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

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

 

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DECEMBER 2015

December 1
World AIDS Day, AIDS.gov.

December 2-4 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 Executive Director, Debby Tucker, is speaking at this conference.

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

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

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

 

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MARCH 2016 Women's History Month

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

 

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

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

 

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JULY 2016

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

 

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SEPTEMBER 2016 National Campus Safety Awareness Month

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

 

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SHORT-TERM OPPORTUNITIES

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

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

February 17 - March 31 in Dallas, TX (Tuesdays)
YW Financial Empowerment Workshop Series, YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas, Mountain View College and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

February 25 - March 25 in Dallas, TX (Wednesdays)
YW Financial Empowerment Workshop Series, YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas, Mountain View College and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

February 28 - March 28 in Dallas, TX (Saturdays)
YW Financial Empowerment Workshop Series, YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas, Mountain View College and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

March 10 - April 21 (online)
Domestic Violence Examiner (DVE) Training, Tribal Forensic Healthcare.

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

 

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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. 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.

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.

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.

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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