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Community Action Team Listening Session for Faith-based

Date: August 7, 2020
 
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm ChST

Community Action Team Listening Session for Faith-based
 
 
 
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GCASAFV General Membership Meeting

Date: August 11, 2020
 
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm ChST

GCASAFV General Membership Meeting
 
2020 kNOw MORE Webinar: Safeguarding the Young Ones

Date: August 14, 2020
 
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm ChST

2020 kNOw MORE Webinar: Safeguarding the Young Ones

 

 
 
 
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Postponed: Community Action Team Listening Session for Youth, Young Adults, and Families

Date: August 18, 2020
 
Community Action Team Listening Session for Youth, Young Adults, and Families has been rescheduled for September 15
 
Housing Survivors of Sexual Assault Webinar Series


Hosted by: HUD’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) in partnerships with The National Sexual Resource Center, the Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault, and the National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault (SCESA)
 
Date: August 19, 2020
 
Time: 5:00 am - 6:30 am ChST

Housing Survivors of Sexual Assault Webinar Series
 
Postponed: Community Action Team Listening Session for Asian-Pacific Islanders Communities

Date: August 20, 2020
 
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm ChST

Community Action Team Listening Session for Asian-Pacific Islanders Communities has been rescheduled for September 17
 
 
 
 
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Digital SPECTRUM 2020

Hosted by: State University of New York
 
Date: August 25, 2020 – August 29, 2020
 
Time: 4:00 am – 7:00 am ChST

Digital SPECTRUM 2020

Description: The third annual SPECTRUM conference will take place digitally over the week of August 24, 2020 (stateside time). SPECTRUM is the nation’s largest education conference devoted to preventing and responding to sexual and interpersonal violence against members of the LGBTQI+ community.

Target audience: Educators; Students; Faculty, staff, law enforcement, medical professionals, and community service providers 

For more information on registration fees, please visit: https://tinyurl.com/y37a3txs
 
 
Digital SPECTRUM 2020

Hosted by: State University of New York
 
Date: August 25, 2020 – August 29, 2020
 
Time: 4:00 am – 7:00 am ChST

Digital SPECTRUM 2020

Description: The third annual SPECTRUM conference will take place digitally over the week of August 24, 2020 (stateside time). SPECTRUM is the nation’s largest education conference devoted to preventing and responding to sexual and interpersonal violence against members of the LGBTQI+ community.

Target audience: Educators; Students; Faculty, staff, law enforcement, medical professionals, and community service providers 

For more information on registration fees, please visit: https://tinyurl.com/y37a3txs
 
 
Improving Maternal Health Outcomes: Addressing Opioid Use During Pregnancy

Hosted by: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH)
 
Date: August 26, 2020
 
Time: 3:00 am ChST

Improving Maternal Health Outcomes: Addressing Opioid Use During Pregnancy

Description: Part of a series, this webinar will address health disparities and inequities associated with maternal health, opioid use and substance use.

Target audience: Case Workers, Direct Practice Workers, Researchers, Policy Makers, Technical Assistance/Consultants, Advocates
 
 
Housing Resources for Sexual Assault & Survivors of Color Webinar

Hosted by: Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault
 
Date: August 26, 2020
 
Time: 5:00 am – 6:30 am ChST

Housing Resources for Sexual Assault & Survivors of Color Webinar

Description: This webinar will provide an overview of key considerations for Communities of Color organizations that are trying to enhance, expand or establish services to address homeless and housing needs for survivors of sexual assault. Resources attendees will receive are from the HUD office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS).

Target audience: Communities of Color organizations, SA and DV programs, Social Workers, Advocates
 
 
Labor Trafficking in the U.S. & Successful Local Investigations

Hosted by: Conference on Crimes Against Women
 
Date: August 26, 2020
 
Time: 5:00 am – 6:15 am ChST 

Labor Trafficking in the U.S. & Successful Local Investigations

Description: This webinar will discuss incorporating culture into a victim-centered approach to working with indigenous trafficking survivors from Mexico and the US, and share resources for working with survivors from these communities. 

Target audience: Human Trafficking task force, Investigators, Law Enforcement

For more information on registration fees, please visit: http://conferencecaw.org/register/fees
 
 
Digital SPECTRUM 2020

Hosted by: State University of New York
 
Date: August 25, 2020 – August 29, 2020
 
Time: 4:00 am – 7:00 am ChST

Digital SPECTRUM 2020

Description: The third annual SPECTRUM conference will take place digitally over the week of August 24, 2020 (stateside time). SPECTRUM is the nation’s largest education conference devoted to preventing and responding to sexual and interpersonal violence against members of the LGBTQI+ community.

Target audience: Educators; Students; Faculty, staff, law enforcement, medical professionals, and community service providers 

For more information on registration fees, please visit: https://tinyurl.com/y37a3txs
 
 
Legal Support for Young Clients of Relationship Violence Webinar Series: Tools for Evidence Collection

Hosted by: Break the Cycle
 
Date: August 27, 2020
 
Time: 3:00 am ChST

Legal Support for Young Clients of Relationship Violence Webinar Series: Tools for Evidence Collection

Description: This series will offer practical tips and guidance, including how these topics relate to technology use.

Target audience: Domestic Violence service Providers, Sexual Assault service providers, legal advocates, attorneys, community leaders and allies.

Link to learn more about fees: https://break-the-cycle-101072.square.site/webinar-series
 
 
Neurobiology of Trauma

Hosted by: Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault
 
Date: August 27, 2020
 
Time: 4:00 am – 5:00 am ChST

Neurobiology of Trauma

Description: This webinar will cover topics such as how the brain and body respond to trauma; the complex and automatic systems that occur in response to a threat or stress; as well as the three stages of memory. Learn why sexual assault victims may behave inconsistently and why their behavior is consistent with neurobiology.

Target audience: SA Programs; DV Programs; Judges; Law Enforcement; Prosecutors
 
 
Back To School: Building on Shared Values to Mobilize New Men on Campus

Hosted by: Clery Center for Security On Campus
 
Date: August 27, 2020
 
Time: 4:00 am – 5:30 am ChST

Back To School: Building on Shared Values to Mobilize New Men on Campus

Description: Futures Without Violence will draw on the last 6 months of technical assistance to reflect on trends, opportunities, and challenges for mobilizing men on campuses ahead of the new school year. The session will also provide an opportunity for grantees to share and learn from each other’s experiences. Specific topics will include: cultivating the leadership of men DVSAS prevention and CCRTs; engaging new men, organizations, and allies on campus; and creating actionable next steps for this fall given virtual engagement in the time of COVID. Questions to consider before joining: What is the status of your current engaging men efforts within your CCRT? How have your efforts to mobilize men been impacted by COVID and what are reasonable next steps you could take this fall?

Target audience: Adult Protective Services; Batterer Intervention Programs; Campus Board Members; Child Advocates; Child Welfare/Protection; Civil Attorneys; Community Advocacy Org; Community Programs; Corrections Personnel; Court Staff; Defense Attorneys; Disability/Deaf Org; SA programs; DV Programs; Educators; Elder Org; Faith-Based Org; Government Agency; Health Professionals; Interpreters; Judges; Law Enforcement; Mental Health Professionals; Personal Care Attendants; Prosecutors; SA Forensic Examiners; Social Service Org; Substance Abuse Providers; Technical Assistance Providers; Transitional Housing; Transportation Providers; University Student Affairs; Victim-Witness Specialists
 
 
Setting Boundaries for Healthcare Workers

Hosted by: Mental Health America
 
Date: August 27, 2020
 
Time: 4:15 am – 5:15 am ChST

Setting Boundaries for Healthcare Workers

Description: Boundaries are key to mental wellness. The line between work and home are blurred with work from home mandates, and essential workers are spread thin. Compassion fatigue from working on the frontlines is straining workers at home and at work. There are ways to enhance compassion resilience for the workplace or at home during the pandemic. Join this webinar to learn how to identify compassion fatigue, the benefits of boundaries, tips for starting conversations about boundaries, practices to nurture the self during these difficult times strategies for growing your compassion resilience.

Target audience: Mental health professionals, Health professionals, Social workers, Direct service providers, SA programs, DV programs
 
 
Digital SPECTRUM 2020

Hosted by: State University of New York
 
Date: August 25, 2020 – August 29, 2020
 
Time: 4:00 am – 7:00 am ChST

Digital SPECTRUM 2020

Description: The third annual SPECTRUM conference will take place digitally over the week of August 24, 2020 (stateside time). SPECTRUM is the nation’s largest education conference devoted to preventing and responding to sexual and interpersonal violence against members of the LGBTQI+ community.

Target audience: Educators; Students; Faculty, staff, law enforcement, medical professionals, and community service providers 

For more information on registration fees, please visit: https://tinyurl.com/y37a3txs
 
 
When Predators Take Flight: What We Can Learn from Sexual Assault Cases at 30,000 Feet

Hosted by: Conference on Crimes Against Women
 
Date: August 28, 2020
 
Time: 2:00 am – 3:15 am ChST

When Predators Take Flight: What We Can Learn from Sexual Assault Cases at 30,000 Feet

Description: This webinar will review sexual assault by examining cases that occurred at 30,000 feet to highlight common dynamics that occur in the majority of sexual assaults, whether on land or in the air. This will include offender tactics, barriers to reporting, victim blame, drug-facilitated assaults, the role of first responders and other members of a sexual assault response team, bystander intervention, jurisdictional ambiguities, cross-cultural variations, the intersection with human trafficking, investigative components, and prevention strategies. The presenter will discuss how insights from and for the airline industry can be applied to any environment in which sexual assaults are both common and easily missed.

Target audience: Sexual Assault Programs, Domestic Violence Programs, Domestic Violence Coalition, Human Trafficking task force, Investigators, Other (Airline industry)

For more information on registration fees, visit: http://conferencecaw.org/register/fees
 
 
Taking Prevention Online: Tips & Best Practices for Facilitating Engaging Online Events

Hosted by: PreventConnect and the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault
 
Date: August 28, 2020
 
Time: 4:00 am – 5:30 am ChST

Taking Prevention Online: Tips & Best Practices for Facilitating Engaging Online Events

Description: As preventionists adapt to the constant changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, many are exploring ways and possibilities of engaging sexual and intimate partner violence education opportunities virtually. Adapting from in-person training opportunities to virtual format takes additional time, planning, and factors into consideration. Join PreventConnect for this web conference as they share their best tips and practices for creating online events.

Target audience: Sexual Assault programs, Domestic violence programs
 
 
Supporting Recovery for All: Racial Equity in Recovery

Hosted by: Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy
 
Date: August 28, 2020
 
Time: 4:00 am ChST

Supporting Recovery for All: Racial Equity in Recovery

Description: This seminar will highlight key indicators and challenges, as well as describe best practices and promising strategies for advancing racial equity in recovery support.

Target audience: Public health, social workers
 
 
Strangulation Webinar Part 4 Advocating for Your Client

Hosted by: American Bar Association Fund For Justice And Education
 
Date: August 28, 2020
 
Time: 4:00 am – 6:00 am ChST

Strangulation Webinar Part 4 Advocating for Your Client

Description: “Part IV: Advocating for Your Client” is important for attorneys to educate themselves, as well as other professionals in the field, about the seriousness and lethality of non-fatal strangulation.  Participants will gain an overview of risk assessment tools and other resources that are available, as well as steps civil attorneys can take moving forward to advocate for and support victims of strangulation.

Target audience: Civil Attorneys; Court Staff; Sexual Assault Programs; Domestic Violence Programs; Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition
 
 
Trauma-informed Empowerment for AAPI Resiliency through Services (TEARS) in the Time of COVID-19

Hosted by: Asian Pacific Daya, Inc. and Center for the Pacific American Family
 
Date: August 28, 2020
 
Time: 6:00 am – 7:30 am ChST

Trauma-informed Empowerment for AAPI Resiliency through Services (TEARS) in the Time of COVID-19

Description: Asians and Pacific Islanders experience gender-based violence throughout their lives. Historical and community trauma can create lasting trauma that survivors carry with them into their daily experiences and interactions. Presenters from two culturally specific AAPI-serving agencies will discuss how individual and collective trauma affect survivors and communities. They will also share practices for trauma-informed care during COVID-19 through legal and immigration processes, at shelter, and in building healthy communities.

Target audience: Sexual Assault programs, Domestic Violence Programs, Civil Attorneys, Social Services
 
 
Faith Matters, Part 2: A Conversation on Supporting Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Families Experiencing DV

Hosted by: Battered Justice Women’s Project
 
Date: August 28, 2020
 
Time: 6:00 am – 7:00 am ChST

Faith Matters, Part 2: A Conversation on Supporting Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Families Experiencing DV

Description: This workshop will provide advocates an opportunity to adopt a faith-sensitive lens and best practices for supporting families who are guided by their faith. Participants will know how faith can either be a resource or a barrier to hope, help, and healing; learn about faith-specific understandings, increase awareness of best practices and resources or engaging faith leadership allies, and begin to strategize for working them in their communities.

Target audience: Faith leaders, advocates, SA and DV programs
 
 
Meeting this Moment: Meaningful Engagement for Social Change during Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Beyond

Hosted by: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
 
Date: August 28, 2020
 
Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am ChST

Meeting this Moment: Meaningful Engagement for Social Change during Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Beyond

Description: Racial injustice, systemic oppression, and exploitation continues to happen across the country, causing many losses. Recent events have exhibited significant and long-standing health and economic disparities among African Americans and other ethnic groups. Join the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence for a conversation about adapting our work to meet this moment and co-creating the world we all deserve this Domestic Violence Awareness Month and beyond.

Target audience: Domestic violence programs, Victim Advocates, Victim Service Providers
 
 
Digital SPECTRUM 2020

Hosted by: State University of New York
 
Date: August 25, 2020 – August 29, 2020
 
Time: 4:00 am – 7:00 am ChST

Digital SPECTRUM 2020

Description: The third annual SPECTRUM conference will take place digitally over the week of August 24, 2020 (stateside time). SPECTRUM is the nation’s largest education conference devoted to preventing and responding to sexual and interpersonal violence against members of the LGBTQI+ community.

Target audience: Educators; Students; Faculty, staff, law enforcement, medical professionals, and community service providers 

For more information on registration fees, please visit: https://tinyurl.com/y37a3txs
 
 
 
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25th International Virtual Summit on Violence, Abuse & Trauma Across the Lifespan: Transforming Trauma into Triumph

Hosted by: Institute on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma
 
Date: August 31 - September 3, 2020
 
25th International Virtual Summit on Violence, Abuse & Trauma Across the Lifespan: Transforming Trauma into Triumph

Description: The IVAT Summit is a unique forum for people from all disciplines and philosophies to gather for in-depth exchange of current information on all facets of violence, abuse and trauma prevention, intervention and research. 
This year, the IVAT Summit has gone virtual! This summit is one of the very few Summits that include researchers, practitioners, advocates, consumer-survivors, and front-line workers from all disciplines to share information, discuss controversial issues, and engage in difficult dialogues.  Track topics include intimate partner violence, child maltreatment/Adverse Childhood Experiences, children exposed to violence, adolescent trauma, campus assault, criminal justice issues, sexual victimization, human and labor trafficking prevention, trauma in military personnel, first responders and their families, elder abuse, substance abuse and more. 

Target audience: Advocates, Researchers, Psychologists, Social Workers, Nurses, Judges, Attorneys, Clergy, Counselors, Military, Marriage and Family Therapists, Volunteers, Physicians, Policy Makers, Educators, Law Enforcement, Probation and Parole Officers, Psychiatrists, Shelter and Crisis Center Workers, Consumers and Others.
 
Learn more about the fees: https://tinyurl.com/yydj4pa8
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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