Fairfax County Domestic Violence Community

Information for Domestic Violence Service Providers in Fairfax County, Virginia

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Announcements

Upcoming Meetings

  • The DV Network will next meet on November 18, 2014 from 10-12 in the Massey A Level Conference Room.
  • The FCIA Domestic Violence Prevention Committee will next meet on Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 1:30 – 3:00pm.  For more information and to sign up to receive meeting notices, please email Sandy Chisholm. 
  • The DVPPCC (Domestic Violence Prevention, Policy, and Coordinating Council) will next meet on Thursday, January 15, 2015 from 7:30am to 9:30am at the Massey A Level Conference Room.  

Announcements

  • November 10 – 14th is National Forensic Nurse Week.  If you get a chance, please thank our INOVA FACT (Forensic Assessment & Consultation Team) Department nurses this week!  
  • ASHA for Women is hiring a Client Advocate, who will be responsible for providing culturally-grounded supportive client services for South Asian survivors of domestic violence. The primary service area is Maryland and the position is for 20 hours a week. Resumes are being accepted at: coordinator@ashaforwomen.org
  • Tahirih Justice Center is hiring a public policy attorney.
  • NVFS has several job openings, including a bilingual mental health therapist (English/French).  Please visit here for more information and to apply.
  • Doorways is hiring a Bilingual Children’s Counselor and Children’s Counselor
  • The Battered Women’s Justice Project (BWJP) is hiring a national Training & Technical Assistance Director.
  • The Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services will start their next support group for victims of sexual violence on December 2, 2014 – January 27, 2015 from 6-7pm at DVAC (4000 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 2700).  Please contact Sarah Freeman (703-704-6729) to register.
  • DFS’ Fathers In Touch program will be held from January 7 – March 25, 2015 at the Gum Springs Community Center on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 – 9pm (dinner provided). Please contact Champana Bernard or Calvin Robinson (703-324-3611) to register.

Trainings and Events

November 17-19, 2014: The National Training Institute on Protection Order Practice for Attorneys and Advocates, sponsored by the National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit, will be held in St. Petersburg, FL.  Please visit http://conferences.bwjp.org/conferencedetail.aspx?confid=83 for more information and to register.

November 18, 2014:  “What is the Duluth Model?” webinar will be held from 3 – 4pm.  Please visit here to register. 

November 19, 2014:  Accessible Trauma Resolution – A Model with Evidence to Match webinar will be held from 3-4:30pm. Please visit here to register. 

November 19 – 21, 2014: The Virginia Victim Assistance Network’s 2014 Victims’ Issues Conference will be held at the Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront.  A detailed agenda, hotel information, and registration is available at www.vanetwork.org and http://www.eventzilla.net/web/event?eventid=2139040777.   

December 2, 2014:  Connecting the Dots: Understanding and Addressing the Links between Multiple Forms of Violence webinar will be held from 2-3:30pm.  For more information and to register, click here

 December 4-5, 2014 (Richmond) and December 8-9, 2014 (Roanoke): VA DCJS is hosting Trauma & Youth: Understanding the Impact of Trauma and Shared Learning Collaborative. For more information and to register, click here.    

December 6, 2014:  The Duffy House and Burke United Methodist Church are holding Santa’s Workshop from 10am – 2pm, where children can shop for the people and pets on their list.  Please contact Christine Eads to register your clients: christine@theduffyhouse.org.

December 16, 2014:  DV Network Monthly Meeting 10 am-noon.

February 2-3, 2015:  Domestic Violence Danger Assessment and Risk Management conference will be held in Boston, MA.  Click on the link above for more information and to register. 

February 24-26, 2015:  Advanced Issues in the Investigation and Prosecution of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence conference will be held in Atlanta, GA.  For more information, visit here.

March 19-21, 2014: Futures without Violence is hosting a National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence in Washington DC.  For more information, visit here.

April 7-9, 2015: The EVAW International Conference will be held in New Orleans, LA.  Please visit here for more information and to register.

April 22-23, 2015: Virginia’s Building Healthy Futures Conference will be held.  More information coming soon.