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: There is no August meeting!  See you on September 20th. 

DVPPCC: Next meeting will be the DV Community Annual Meeting from 8am - 12pm on October 28th!


The next round of the Tier One Domestic Violence Orientation Training will take place on September 10, 17 and 24.  The training is designed for professionals, volunteers and community members interested in ending domestic and sexual violence in Fairfax County.  The training is free, but registration is required.  Participants who complete all three days of the Tier One training will receive a certificate of completion.  For more information, see the Tier One page

The Fairfax County Lethality Assessment Program celebrated its one-year anniversary!

2016 Family Abuse Final Protective Order Firearm Prohibition: Fairfax County Coordination memo 

New Resource: Notice to Respondents of a Family Abuse Final Protective Order 

New Resource: Practice Guides for Family Court Decision-Making in Domestic Abuse-Related Child Custody Matters

New Resource: VAWNet special collection: Fostering Resilience, Respect, and Healthy Growth in Childhood and Beyond

Job Opportunities

The Virginia Office of the Attorney General is hiring a Community Outreach Coordinator for their Richmond office. Please apply on-line at http://jobs.virginia.gov by Monday, July 25th!  

Women Giving Back is hiring a part time (30+ hrs/wk) Operations Manager responsible for database management, outreach, volunteer & donor management and client interaction.  Please submit your resume to info@womengivingback.org.

LAWS is hiring for 9 different positions! Check out their website for details.

Korean Community Service Center is hiring a Domestic Violence Project Coordinator and a part-time Chinese staff for the DV Project!

SafeSpot Child Advocacy Center is hiring a part-time bilingual therapist and a part-time development associate!

Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project is hiring an Outreach and Training Coordinator!

Northern Virginia Community College is hiring a Sexual Assault Services Outreach Specialist! Email cover letter and resume to Connie J. Kirkland, Director of NOVACares and Sexual Assault Services at connie.kirkland@nvcc.edu.

Training & Events

July 19, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar on Responding to Youth Violence through Community Advocacy from 3-4:30pm. 

July 23, 2016: Bethany House of Northern Virginia is hosting a Garage Sale at their office (6601 Little River Turnpike, Alexandria).  To donate items or help at the sale, please contact Brad Womble: bwomble@bhnv.org.

July 25, 2016: OJJDP NTTAC is hosting a webinar entitled Domestic Violence: A Pathway for Girls into the Criminal Justice System from 3-4:30pm. 

July 26, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar on Female Veterans in the Criminal Justice System from 3-4:30pm. 

July 28, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar on Intimate Partner Violence and the Veterans Health Administration from 3-4:30pm. 

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.

August 2, 2016: PreventIPV is hosting a webinar entitled THRIVE: A Framework for Understanding Community Determinants of Intimate Partner Violence at 2pm.  

August 3, 2016: Aequitas is hosting a webinar entitled Stop Calling it Revenge Porn: Prosecuting Image Exploitation from 3-4pm.  

August 4, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar on Making the Criminal System Work Better for Victims – Part 1: Prosecution 101-Vital Lessons for Advocates from 2-3:30pm.  

August 10-12, 2016: The Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance is hosting a conference entitled the Warmth of Other Suns.  The conference will establish an environment for diverse professionals working to address and prevent sexual and intimate partner violence to work together with community leaders to increase our understanding of factors that increase vulnerability for violence and decrease access to conventional survivor support mechanisms for African-American communities across Virginia. 

August 11, 2106: OFWDSVS is hosting the Virginia Department of Health in a day-long training on Addressing Teen Dating Violence with Safe Dates from 9:30am-3:30pm at the Fairfax County Government Center, Conference Rooms 2/3.   Register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BBGVMXT

August 11, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar on Bringing the Prosecution in to your CCR Team from 2-3:30pm. 

August 15, 2016: The Women’s Center is hosting a training entitled Family Abuse: What is it and What can you do about it? from 6-9pm.  Visit their website for more information and to sign up. 

August 16, 2016: The Northwest Network is hosting a webinar on Assessing Patterns of Coercive Control in Relationships – Practice and Program Implementation from 3-4:30pm. 

August 16-19, 2016: The Domestic Abuse Intervention Program is hosting a conference on CCR in Duluth, MN.    

August 18, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar on Sexual Assault by Law Enforcement from 2-3:30pm. 

August 24, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar on Full Faith and Credit 101 from 2-3:30pm. 

August 31 – September 2, 2016The National Sexual Assault Conference will be held in DC. 

September 1, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar entitled When the Victim is Arrested: Seeking a Just Response from 2-3:30pm. 

September 10, 17 and 24 2016: The next round of the Tier One domestic violence orientation training.  The training is free, but registration is required.  For more information, see the Tier One page.

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 9, 2016: Save the date for JCADA’s Annual 5K! 

October 15, 2016: Save the date for the FCPD VSS’ K9 Krawl 5K

October 25, 2016: Save the date for LSNV’s Stop the Violence CLE

October 28, 2016: Save the date for the DV Community Annual Meeting from 8am-12pm at the Government Center!     

November 9-11, 2016:  Shared Hope International's JuST Conference on Juvenile Sex Trafficking will be held at the Gaylord Hotel in National Harbor.

November 16 – 18, 2016:  The Virginia Victim Assistance Network’s 34th Annual Conference on Crime Victims’ Issues will be held in Virginia Beach.  Click here for more information on keynote speakers and to register.   

January 7, 2017: Save the Date for an event on Human Trafficking from the Women’s Group of Mt. Vernon!

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