Date/Time: 
07/23/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location
City: 
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Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Just Detention International
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
http://www.justdetention.org
Description: 

In this webinar learn the specifics of how to set up in-person services in detention facilities, including ways to maintain confidentiality and work within facility rules and yips for entering a facility and troubleshooting once you’re inside.Joining, will be several advocates who will talk about their own programs, including some of their successes and challenges when meeting with survivors in a variety of detention facilities. 

Date/Time: 
08/07/2014 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Victim Rights Law Center
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
https://www.victimrights.org
Description: 

This Webinar will focus on practical advocacy strategies and tools for using Title IX to empower and seek justice for victims of sexual violence. 

Date/Time: 
07/24/2014 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Victim Rights Law Center
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
https://www.victimrights.org
Description: 

This Webinar will provide an overview of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and an understanding of how Title IX protects the rights of victims of sexual violence in educational settings.

Date/Time: 
06/19/2014 - 1:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Learning Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma
Description: 

In this webinar, presenters from three innovative clinics serving military and veteran families will discuss practices they have designed and adapted to create a comfortable environment their clients that minimizes barriers to engagement in treatment.  The speakers will share examples of how organizations can incorporate military-informed procedures and practices, beginning with asking about service member status and affiliations.  They will present service members' viewpoints about their family needs and perspectives as gathered through focus groups with service members and their families and discuss ways to increase engagement and participation in services through effective community outreach and partnerships with military and civilian systems serving military and veteran families.

Date/Time: 
06/23/2014 - 1:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Center for Victims of Crime
Description: 

The National Center for Victims of Crime is pleased to announce our upcoming webinar, "Fighting Trafficking with the Power of Forensic Science," on June 23. This webinar will focus on new efforts to address worldwide trafficking in persons using forensic science. An expert at the University of New Haven will present information about how DNA can be used to increase the investigation and prosecution of the criminals behind these crimes, while minimizing trauma to the victims. 

Date/Time: 
06/26/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
PreventConnect
Description: 

What’s health equity go to do with it? This web conference will provide a space for a closer look at leveraging sexual and domestic violence prevention work to promote health equity. Based in the framework presented in CDC’s recent publication A Practitioner’s Guide for Advancing Health Equity: Community Strategies for Preventing Chronic Disease, this web conference will delve into disproportionate outcomes based on race, class, sexual orientation, and ability within the context of sexual and domestic violence. Guests will explore opportunities to better address equity issues and support health equity as a part of prevention initiatives.

Date/Time: 
08/14/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Vera Institute of Justice
Description: 

The Center on Victimization and Safety at the Vera Institute of Justice is pleased to announce a 6-part webinar series on Cultivating Your Evaluation Capacity.Research has shown that an organization needs to have a number of elements in place before it can begin a meaningful evaluation. These elements include a culture that promotes learning and improvement, staff commitment and support for evaluation, and an understanding of how change is expected to occur within your organization, among others. This webinar series is designed to help your organization assess its readiness and capacity to take on evaluation activities, with the ultimate goal of integrating sustainable evaluation efforts into your organization.This FREE webinar series is open to any U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women grantee, their affiliates and partners, and is designed specifically for organizations that address domestic and sexual violence.

Date/Time: 
07/17/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Vera Institute of Justice
Description: 

The Center on Victimization and Safety at the Vera Institute of Justice is pleased to announce a 6-part webinar series on Cultivating Your Evaluation Capacity.Research has shown that an organization needs to have a number of elements in place before it can begin a meaningful evaluation. These elements include a culture that promotes learning and improvement, staff commitment and support for evaluation, and an understanding of how change is expected to occur within your organization, among others. This webinar series is designed to help your organization assess its readiness and capacity to take on evaluation activities, with the ultimate goal of integrating sustainable evaluation efforts into your organization.This FREE webinar series is open to any U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women grantee, their affiliates and partners, and is designed specifically for organizations that address domestic and sexual violence.

Date/Time: 
06/12/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Vera Institute of Justice
Description: 

The Center on Victimization and Safety at the Vera Institute of Justice is pleased to announce a 6-part webinar series on Cultivating Your Evaluation Capacity.Research has shown that an organization needs to have a number of elements in place before it can begin a meaningful evaluation. These elements include a culture that promotes learning and improvement, staff commitment and support for evaluation, and an understanding of how change is expected to occur within your organization, among others. This webinar series is designed to help your organization assess its readiness and capacity to take on evaluation activities, with the ultimate goal of integrating sustainable evaluation efforts into your organization.This FREE webinar series is open to any U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women grantee, their affiliates and partners, and is designed specifically for organizations that address domestic and sexual violence

Date/Time: 
05/28/2014 - 11:00am
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Just Detention International
Description: 

Join us for the next webinar in this three-part series for rape crisis advocates and other community-based service providers, as we explore what services advocates can provide to inmates, and strategies for providing these services in a detention setting. This webinar will give an overview of JDI’s publication, Hope Behind Bars: An Advocate’s Guide to Helping Survivors of Sexual Abuse in Detention, which includes best practices for providing hospital accompaniment, hotline services, written correspondence, and in-person services to incarcerated survivors. The online training will feature advocates discussing their own experiences of working with survivors in prisons and jails, and how to overcome common barriers in these settings. The session is geared toward advocates but anyone who works with current or former detainees is encouraged to attend. Although this webinar is the second in a series, people who were unable to join us for part one are encouraged to attend. This series of webinars is being supported by the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women.

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