Building & Enhancing Criminal Justice Responses to Battering in Rural Communities


Praxis International - Rural Technical Assistance on Violence Against Women
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Building & Enhancing
Criminal Justice Responses to Battering
in Rural Communities
A training institute for law enforcement officers, prosecutors, advocates, coordinators, probation officers, batterer intervention program staff, and other coordinated community response (CCR) partners, to build inter-agency strategies and skills to improve outcomes in cases involving battering. 
Phoenix, Arizona
December 5-7, 2017
Days 1 & 2 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Day 3 - 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Approved training!
Rural grantees may use OVW set-aside training funds for travel expenses and do not need approval from their OVW program specialist.
Training overview
This is a rare opportunity for community partners to learn together how to strengthen, expand, and give new direction to your CCR. Participants will leave on the same page with an understanding of how they can effectively prioritize and implement solutions that enhance protections for victims and their children, hold offenders accountable, and sustain best practices in response to battering. 
What will be covered?

General sessions will address:

  • CCR mission, purpose, and function
  • Moving from networking to taking action
  • The Blueprint for Safety
  • Identifying and accounting for risk and danger
  • Approaches to effective victim engagement
  Discipline-specific tracks will be offered for: 
  • Law enforcement
  • Prosecution
  • CCR coordination and advocacy
Register by October 24, 2017
There is no registration fee to attend. A wait list is available for communities that wish to send more than 4 people (please indicate wait list registrants on the registration form). When we receive your registration, we will send you preliminary confirmation that indicates we are holding a space for you at this event. However, DO NOT make travel arrangements until you receive a second confirmation that will include complete travel, meeting, and hotel details. Download print registration form.
We are committed to access and inclusion for our trainings, and strive to ensure all events are as accessible as possible for participants with disabilities, limited English proficiency, and Deaf participants. The registration form includes important questions related to how we can ensure an equal experience for all. If you require help or an alternate format to register, please contact Janice Wick, or 218-525-0487, x251
For more information, contact Janice Wick:
218-525-0487, x251 |
This project is supported by Grant No. 2015-TA-AX-K057 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed during this training are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.   


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