Fairfax County Domestic Violence Community

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

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Announcements

Upcoming Meetings

  • The DV Network will next meet on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 from 10am-noon at the Government Center, conference room 2/3.  NOTE THAT THE FEBRUARY MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO THE TDVAM PROCLAMATION. 
  • The DVPPCC (Domestic Violence Prevention, Policy, and Coordinating Council) will next meet on April 21, 2016 in the Massey Conference Room from 7:30 - 9:30am.

Announcements

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month! 

Fairfax County is accepting proposals for mini-grants for youth-led anti-stigma initiatives. The grants, aimed to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness, are provided by the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board through a suicide prevention grant from the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. Proposals are due February 12.

Presentations from our last DV Network meeting on Strangulation and the Affordable Care Act are available at http://fairfaxdvcommunity.org/resources (in the right column)!

 

Upcoming Training & Events:

  • January 29, 2016: The Tier Two training entitled Stalking: Technology Updates & Advanced Safety Planning WILL BE RESCHEDULED.

  • February 16, 2016:  The Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services is sponsoring a Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month proclamation from the Board of Supervisors at 9:30am in the Government Center Board Auditorium.

  • February 16, 2016: The Northwest Network is hosting a webinar entitled For Your Own Good? Rethinking Mandatory Reporting Practices from 3-4:30pm.   Click here to register.

  • Saturdays, February 27th, March 5th and March 12, 2016: DV Network's Tier One training will be held at Calvary Hill Baptist Church. Click here for the flyer & register here.

  • March 17, 2016: The Virginia Association of Family Preservation is hosting a Trauma Focused Treatment training in Richmond from 8am-4:30pm.  Click here for more info and to register.

 

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