Fairfax County Domestic Violence Community

Information for Domestic Violence Professionals and Volunteers in Fairfax County, Virginia

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DV Community Updates

Upcoming Meetings

DV Network: May 17, 2016 10am – 12pm, Massey Building, Large Conference Room

DVPPCC: July 21 21, 2016, 7:30 – 9:30am, Location TBD

Announcements

APRIL IS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH!  This years’ theme is “Prevention is Possible;” our focus is on how individuals, communities, and organizations can communicate and take action to promote safety, respect, and equality.

CHECK OUT THE 2016 SAAM CALENDAR!

Camp Mabon, a camp for survivors of sexual trauma, will be held from September 3-5, 2016 and is accepting applications now!

Artemis House is hiring for FT Residential Coordinator 4pm-12am and On Call Residential Coordinator positions!

Doorways is hiring a Bilingual Therapist!

Just Neighbors is hiring an Executive Director!

FCPD released its 2015 National Crime Statistical Information, which includes a discussion of our county’s reduction in domestic violence homicides!

 

Training & Events

April 25, 2016: The Northern Virginia Language Access Leadership Conference entitled LANGUAGE ACCESS: THE ROAD TO NEWCOMER INTEGRATION from 8:30am-4:30pm.  Register above.

April 26, 2016: The Northwest Network is hosting a webinar entitled Thriving While Healing: Skills-based Support for LGBTQ Survivors of Sexual Violence from 3-4:30pm. 

April 27, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar entitled GPS Monitoring of DV Cases: A Multi-Site Study from 2:30-4pm. 

April 27, 2016: EVAWI is hosting a webinar entitled Alternative Reporting Options for Sexual Assault: An Overview of the You Have Options Program from 4-5:30pm. 

April 27, 2016:  George Mason University’s Office of Wellness, Alcohol and Violence, Education and Services (WAVES) invites you to join us for Shatter the Silence on Campus Dating Violence, a FREE training will focus on the dynamics of campus dating violence and will have special presentations from the One Love Foundation and the Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse."  Register here: https://goo.gl/fDXzJr.

April 29, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar entitled What Advocates Need to Know about Batterer Intervention Programs from 12-1pm. 

May 4-5, 2016:  The Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance is hosting a two-day conference on trauma entitled “The Heart is a Muscle – Trauma Informed Approaches to Sexual & Intimate Partner Violence” in Charlottesville, VA.  Click here for more information and to register.    

May 13, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar entitled Sexual Explicit Media and Communication: Selected Research Findings and Practice Implications from 2-3:30pm. 

May 16, 2016: OFWDSVS is hosting a screening of The Mask You Live In and a presentation from Men Can Stop Rape from 12-4pm at the Providence Presbyterian Church.  Click here for more information and to register

May 17, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar on Military Sexual Trauma: Survivors and VA Disability Benefits from 3-4:30pm. 

May 19, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar on Digital Threats and Stalking from 2-3:30pm. 

May 20, 2016: Safe Places is hosting a charity golf tournament, starting at 12pm at Landsdowne Resort.    

May 23-27, 2016: DCJS is hosting a conference entitled Enhancing the Criminal Justice Response to Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking in Midlothian, VA. Click on the link above for more information and to register.  

May 25, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar entitled Have Laws Against Domestic Violence Increased the Criminalization of Girls? from 3-4:30.

June 1, 2016: OAR of Fairfax County is hosting their 2016 fundraiser at the Winery at Bull Run at 7:30pm!  Click on the link above for more information and to register. 

June 27 – 28, 2016: EMERGE, Inc. is hosting a Domestic Violence Danger Assessment and Risk Management Conference in Boston, MA.  Click on the link above for more information and to register.

July 26-28, 2016: BWJP is hosting a national conference on Accounting for Risk and Danger in your Multi-Agency Responses to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in San Diego, CA.  Click on the link above for more information and to register.

October 1, 2016: Save the date for Legal Services of Northern Virginia’s Annual Gala!

October 2, 2016: Save the date for Bethany House’s 2nd Annual Race Against Domestic Violence!

October 7, 2016: Save the date for Shelter House’s Annual Golf Tournament

October 8, 2016: Save the date for The Women’s Center Annual Gala!

October 29, 2016: Save the Date for the Women’s Group of Mt. Vernon’s Annual DVAM event!  

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