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

The DV Network will next meet on February 21, 2017, 10 am - noon in the Massey Building A Level Conference Room.

Tier I Domestic Violence Training, 8:30 am – 5 pm on March 18 & 25.  See the flyer and register online.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Job Opportunity: Doorways (Arlington, VA) is hiring a Client Services Counselor. Click here to apply.

Job Opportunity: Arlington County is hiring a Program Youth Counselor. If you want to apply please call (703) 228-3500
 
Job Opportunity: The County Wide DV Coordinator position will be advertised in the near future. The posting will be listed on fairfaxcounty.gov/jobs.
 

TRAINING & EVENTS

February 6, FCPS Early Childhood presents: Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope, film screening & discussion, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Falls Church High School Main Auditorium. Click here to see the trailer.

February 23, Homestretch “Independence Day Celebration” fundraiser, 7 - 11 pm at the State Theater in Falls Church.

March 10, Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Art Show and Awards, 5 - 7 pm at the Fairfax County Government Center forum.

March 18 & 25, Tier I Domestic Violence Training, 8:30 am – 5 pm in courtroom 2 of the Historic Courthouse, 4000 Chain Bridge Road in Fairfax.  See the flyer and register online.

March 28, Shelter House Changing Lives Annual Benefit Breakfast, 7:30 - 9 am at the Westwood Country Club, 800 Maple Ave. E, Vienna VA.

March 30, HomeAid Northern Virginia Annual Housing Forum, 8 am - noon followed by a networking lunch, 3201 Jermantown Road, Suite 150, Fairfax.

March 30, Virginia Women’s Summit , 9:30 am - 3 pm in Richmond.  Registration opens February 13.

April 22, The Women’s Center Annual Leadership Conference, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm at the McLean Hilton.

April 27, Bethany House Annual Garden of Light Gala, 6 – 9 pm at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 901 N. Fairfax St. in Alexandria.

April 29, Sexual Assault Awareness Month Walk, 11 am - 1 pm, Fairfax County Government Center.

RESOURCES

Time to Fly: A program that serves women and children who are victims of domestic violence.  http://www.timetofly.org

 

The Women’s Center: The Women's Center will be offering a free bimonthly drop in group for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. The group will not be a trauma support group - but instead a group to foster social connection, support, and mobilization for change to break the cycle of abuse.

 

Films:

 

AUDRIE & DAISY: Futures Without Violence is featuring Audrie & Daisy on their website as a tool for raising awareness and creating discussion about sexual assault among teens and young adults in the age of social media and technology. Click here to learn more about the film, download resources and host a screening.   *Currently Streaming on Netflix*

 

The Mask You Live In: The Mask You Live In follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity. For those who work in the field of domestic and sexual violence prevention and intervention, this is a must watch film. Click here to learn more about the film, download resources and host a screening.  *Currently Streaming on Netflix*

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