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Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Exam Virtual Practicum:  Free!

August 2022

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 – Friday, August 19, 2022
In-Person Advanced Course on Strangulation Prevention
In Person at the Westgate Hotel in downtown San Diego
Nurse Joanna Explains Why a Survivor of Strangulation Should Seek Help
Host:  Alliance for HOPE International

Thursday, August 18, 2022 – 12:00 pm MT – 1:00 pm MT
Childhood Maltreatment
Presented by:  
Dakota Cole, LMSW & Derek Ahlstrom, PA-C, MPAS
Host:  Northpoint & Ashwood Recovery 

Friday, August 19, 2022 – 11:00 am MT
Enhancing Skills for Investigators’ and Prosecutors’ Work Focused on Criminal Extremist Hate Groups
Host:  Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 – 12:00 pm MT – 1:30 pm MT
Victim Service Organization Webinar
Host:  End Abuse of People with Disabilities 

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 – 12:00 pm MT – 1:00 pm MT
Wednesday Tribal Grantee Program Drop-in SV&SE Support & Strategy Session
Host: Inspire Action for Social Change

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 – Thursday, September 1, 2022
nonprofit Statewide Conference
Early Bird Pricing – Individual Pass: $100 for members / $150 for not-yet members
Price Increase:  After July 26
Registration Ends: August 22
Host: Idaho Nonprofit Center

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 – 11:00 am – MT
Combating Digital Hate, Part I: Open-Source Investigations
Host:  Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 – 12:00 pm MT – 1:30 pm MT
Disability Oranization Webinar
Host:  End Abuse of People with Disabilities 

September 2022

Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Wednesday Tribal Grantee Program Drop-in SV&SE Support & Strategy Session
Host: Inspire Action for Social Change

Friday, September 9, 2022 – 9:00 am MT – 5:00 pm MT
2-Day Virtual Pediatric Strangulation Prevention Training – Let’s Not Forget The Children
Host:  Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 – 8:30 am MT – 2:30 pm MT 
Crisis Response Conference Flyer FINAL
BIPOC Disabled: Disrupting Danger in Crisis Response (zoom.us)

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 – Thursday, 15, 2022 – 8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT
Comprehensive Victim Interviews (CVI)
Helping Victims Retrieve and Disclose Traumatic Memories – Registration $299
Register for September

Friday, September 16, 2022 – 9:00 am MT – 5:00 pm MT
2-Day Virtual Pediatric Strangulation Prevention Training – Let’s Not Forget The Children
Host:  Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention

Monday, September 19, 2022 – September 23, 2022
NOVA Virtual Conference
Virtual Workshops Topics:
Tech Safety Considerations for Victim Advocates
Barriers and Bias: Advocate’s Perceptions of Firearms
Sexual Violence Prevention Program Design: Tips and Strategies to Quickly Create Engaging, Evidence-Informed, and Socio-Culturally Relevant Workshops
Trauma Bonding in Human Trafficking: Understanding the Ties that Bond Victims to Traffickers
Working with Neurodivergent Survivors
RAPE & RACE: The Two Elephants in a Crowded Room
Leading the Way: Avenues for Increasing Youth Engagement in Sexual Violence Prevention and Response
Victim Advocacy Ethics
Host:  NOVA (National Organization for Victim Assistance) 

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 – 12:00 pm MT – 1:00 pm MT
Wednesday Tribal Grantee Program Drop-in SV&SE Support & Strategy Session
Host: Inspire Action for Social Change

Friday, September 23, 2022 – 11:00 am MT
Combating Digital Hate, Part II:  The Dark Web
Host:  Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

October 2022

Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Wednesday Tribal Grantee Program Drop-in SV&SE Support & Strategy Session
Host: Inspire Action for Social Change

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Wednesday Tribal Grantee Program Drop-in SV&SE Support & Strategy Session
Host: Inspire Action for Social Change

Thursday, October 20, 2022
19th Annual Keeping Children Safe Conference
Host:  The Governor’s Task Force on Children at Risk (CARTF)

November 2022

Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Wednesday Tribal Grantee Program Drop-in SV&SE Support & Strategy Session
Host: Inspire Action for Social Change

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Wednesday Tribal Grantee Program Drop-in SV&SE Support & Strategy Session
Host: Inspire Action for Social Change

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Wednesday Tribal Grantee Program Drop-in SV&SE Support & Strategy Session
Host: Inspire Action for Social Change

December 2022

Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Wednesday Tribal Grantee Program Drop-in SV&SE Support & Strategy Session
Host: Inspire Action for Social Change

Wednesday, December 28, 2022
Wednesday Tribal Grantee Program Drop-in SV&SE Support & Strategy Session
Host: Inspire Action for Social Change

January 2023

Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Wednesday Tribal Grantee Program Drop-in SV&SE Support & Strategy Session
Host: Inspire Action for Social Change

Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Wednesday Tribal Grantee Program Drop-in SV&SE Support & Strategy Session
Host: Inspire Action for Social Change

Ongoing Trainings


Office for Civil Rights – Training for Grantees

https://www.ojp.gov/program/civil-rights/video-training-grantees/overview

End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI)


Center for Victim Research

Confronting School Violence and Victimization – YouTube

Office for Victims of Crime
Training & Technical Assistance Center

Training Materials – Office for Victims of Crime Training & Technical Assistance Center

Are you Prepared? The Role of Victim Assistance Providers in Preparing and Responding to Incidents of Mass Violence

New Board Member Orientation for Victim Service Organization

The Building and Managing Volunteer Programs

2-Day Training on Comprehensive Victim Interviews

 

Prosecutors and Trauma Exposure: Effects and Mitigation Strategies

The OVC VOCA Center

Join the City of Rexburg, Grant Writing USA and other regional partners

for online training opportunities.

Polyvictimization in Later Life

Polyvictimization in Later Life is a 6-hour web-based training presented in five modules. The purpose of the training is to strengthen awareness of polyvictimization in later life and to provide knowledge and skills of professionals to address the needs of victims.

How to Get Started
  • Visit the Polyvictimization in Later Life page

(https://www.ovcttac.gov/views/TrainingMaterials/dspOnline_polyvictimization.cfm) to learn more about the training.

  • No registration is required. You can take the course right from the OVC TTAC website

(https://www.ovcttac.gov/views/TrainingMaterials/dspOnline_polyvictimization.cfm).

  • Let your colleagues know that this FREE training is available to help those new to the field or as a refresher for experienced professionals.
Benefits of Training
  • No costs attached. Polyvictimization in Later Life is free training you can take at your own pace.
    • Information you need to know. Five modules are available, including:
      • Module 1: The Context of Polyvictimization
      • Module 2:  Older Adults Affected by  Polyvictimization
      • Module  3:  Perpetrators  of  Late  Life Polyvictimization
      • Module 4: Working With Older Adults Affected by Polyvictimization
      • Module 5: Lessons Learned from the Polyvictimization in Later Life Project

OVC’s Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) provides training to support professional development, enhance services to the community, and expand outreach to underserved victims of crime.

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