Fairfax County Domestic Violence Community

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

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Announcements

October is coming!  If your organization is planning DVAM activities and you would like them included on the DV Network community-wide calendar, please email event information to Nicole Acosta.

The Commission for Women is seeking applicants for Student Representative.  The flyer and application are available at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/cfw  Applicants should reside in Fairfax County and attend high school or college in Fairfax County. 

Funding Opportunity due October 16, 2017:  Funding to support 2018 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Community Awareness Projects available (NAVAA) Application Here

MEETINGS

The DV Network will next meet on September 19, 10am - noon in room 120-C of the Government Center. 

Tier One Domestic Violence Training, September 23 & 30, 2017. 8:30am-5pm, Christ Presbyterian Church, 12410 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Fairfax (Fairfax County DV Network).  Flyer here.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclamation, September 26 at 9:30am in the Government Center Board Auditorium.  Proclamation Reception 8:30-9:30am in Government Center room 9/10.

DV Annual Meeting, October 13, 8am-noon in the Fairfax County Government Center Forum and Board Auditorium.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Alexandria Domestic Violence Program is hiring Senior Residential Counselor and Family Services Specialist.

Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (LAWS) is hiring Bilingual Domestic Violence Counselor, Shelter Victim Advocate, Night Shelter Coordinator andHotline Program Manager (temporary).

Shelter House is hiring On-Call Residential Coordinator for Artemis House, Bilingual Case Manager for Artemis House, Case Manager for Domestic Violence Supportive Housing, Employment Services Case Manager for Domestic Violence Supportive Housing.

UPCOMING TRAININGS

September 18, 2017: The Trauma Informed Supervisor, 8:30am-4:30pm, Fairfax County Government Center.  (Fairfax County Trauma Informed Community Network) Fairfax County employees please register through EmployeeU.

September 19, 2017:  DV Network Meeting 10am - noon in room 120-C of the Government Center. 

September 19, 2017: Fear 2 Freedom 4:30pm-6pm at GMU Johnson Center.  Volunteers will assemble aftercare kits for survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse and sex trafficking.

September 19, 2017: Southgate Pro Bono Legal Clinic 6:30-8:30 pm in Reston.  See flyer for information and registration.

September 22, 2017:  The Cost of Caring9am-3pm, Fairfax County Government Center.  (Fairfax County Trauma Informed Community Network) Fairfax County employees please register through EmployeeU.

September 22, 2017:  Challenging Victims: The Delicate Dynamics of Drug and Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assault, 1:00pm (EVAWI webinar). 

September 23 & 30, 2017: Tier One Domestic Violence Training, 8:30am-5pm, Christ Presbyterian Church, 12410 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Fairfax (Fairfax County DV Network).  Flyer here.

September 25-27, 2017: Virginia Crimes Against Children Conference (CACVA, Hampton VA) Cost is $325.

September 26-28, 2017:  Conference – National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence (Futures Without Violence, San Francisco) Register Here

September 26, 2017:  Webinar – Motivational Interviewing in Domestic Violence Work (NCADV) Register Here

September 27, 2017:  Webinar – Trauma in Communities of Color (Minnesota Dept of Health) Register Here

September 23 & 30, 2017:  Training – Tier One (Fairfax County DV Network) Register Here.

September 25-27, 2017:  Training – Virginia Crimes Against Children Conference (CACVA, Hampton VA) Register Here

September 27, 2017:  Webinar – Victim Centered Approaches to Family Violence Expert Q&A (BJA) Info Here

October 3-4, 2017:  Training – Racial and Ethnic Disparities Training (DCJS, Fairfax) More Info

October 11/12, 2017:  Conference - The Ripple Effect: Influences and Impacts of Domestic & Sexual Violence (Southwest Legal Aid, Oct. 11-Emory, Oct. 12, Christiansburg)  Info Here

October 18, 2017: The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children: Workshop for Clergy and Faith Leaders, 7:00-8:30 pm at King of Kings Lutheran Church in Fairfax.

October 18-19, 2017:  Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Conference (Ontario, Canada), $500 fee.

October 21, 2017: Virginia Women’s Conference, sponsored by Senator Warner.  8am-4pm in Virginia Beach.

October 31, 2017: The Identification, Investigation, and Prosecution of Strangulation Cases, 9am-4pm (Loudoun DART, Ashburn).

November 1, 2017: The Impact of Domestic Violence on ChildrenWorkshop for Clergy and Faith Leaders, 11:30 am - 1 pm at King of Kings Lutheran Church in Fairfax.

November 15-17, 2017:  Conference – 35th Annual Crime Victim’s Issues Conference (Virginia Victim’s Assistance Network, Williamsburg) Scholarships now available; scholarship applications due September 29 More Info

January 11-12, 2018:  Training – Start By Believing: Train the Trainer Program  (EVAWI, Phoenix) Register Here

April 3-5, 2018:  Conference – International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Gender Bias (EVAWI, Chicago) Register Here

Multiple sessions September-December 2017: New Advocate Basic Intensive Advocacy Training (Action Alliance & Virginia Victim Assistance Network – Richmond, Tidewater, & Fredericksburg).

Anytime:  SOAR to Health and Wellness human trafficking trainings for Social Work Providers, Health Care Providers, and Behavioral Health Providers (NHTTAC webinar series)

Multiple sessions August-October 2017:  Webinars, multiple topics (Battered Women’s Justice Project) More Info

Multiple sessions September-October 2017:  Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigations and Adjudication Training (DCJS, multiple locations in VA) Register Here.