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!

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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, register here.  Get the flyer here.  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

NEW RESOURCES

OVC has released Model Standards for Serving Victims & Survivors of Crime, including competencies for providers and ethical standards. 

CDC released a report about disparities in health-related behaviors experienced by sexual minority students.  

Futures without Violence released new LGBTQ Health Cards. 

NNEDV released a new mobile app offering resources for victims of technology-facilitated stalking and abuse.

The Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance has created a new blog for their Training Institute Check it out for training opportunities statewide! 

The Title IX Compliance Institute (and our very own Connie Kirkland!) released a fact sheet on 10 Ways to Distinguish Consent.

Family/DV Grants from TJ Maxx/Marshalls Parent Corporation: The TJX Foundation focuses its charitable giving on programs that provide basic-need services to disadvantaged women, children, and families in communities with a TJX presence.  Eligibility is limited to 501C-3 nonprofits.  Potential applicants take a questionnaire before proceeding at https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_701/Default.asp?SA=SNA&FID=35009&SESID=58585&RL=. The organization will then be contacted if it meets eligibility requirements in the application form.  

The LINK-Letter: Newsletter on how animal abuse is linked with other crimes. 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

FAITH Social Services is hiring a part-time victim advocate to work with the Safe Havens Supervised Visitation and Exchange Center! A description of the job can be found on their Facebook page.  To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to info@faithus.org. Please no calls. Please include position title in email subject line.

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

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

TRAINING & EVENTS

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

August 25, 2016: OVC is hosting a Vision 21 Talk on Serving Young Male Survivors of Violence from 11-12:30pm.

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

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

September 7, 2016: Prevent Connect is hosting a webinar entitled Equitable Trauma-Informed Strategies to Prevent Sexual and Domestic Violencefrom 2-3:30pm.  

September 8, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar on Advocacy for Protective Parents Facing Challenging Custody Litigation from 2-3:30pm. 

 

September 13-15, 2016: NNEDV is hosting a conference on Confidentiality, Safety & Technology in Orlando, FL.  

 

September 13, 2016: MNADV is hosting a conference entitled Si Se Puede: Providing Culturally Relevant Services to Latin@ and Hispanic Survivors of Domestic Violence from 9:30am-3:30pm in Lanham, MD. 

 

September 14, 2016: The Family Justice Center Alliance is hosting a webinar on the Long Term Health Consequences of Strangulation from 12-1:30pm.  

 

September 15, 2016: The Alliance for Hope International is hosting a webinar entitled Stop the Killing (threat mitigation in IPV cases) from 1-2:30pm.  

 

September 22, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar on Battered Mothers and Child Support from 3-4:30pm.  

 

September 27, 2016: The Alliance for Hope International is hosting a webinar on Collaborating with Respect for Information Sharing Norms from 1-2:30pm. 

 

September 29, 2016: Faith Communities in Action’s Domestic Violence Prevention Committee is hosting their annual Domestic Violence Response Workshop for Clergy and Faith Leaders.  The training will be held from 8am-1pm at Calvary Hill Baptist Church. Register today. 

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 4,2016:  The Alliance for Hope International is hosting a webinar entitled the Development and Operation of a Strangulation MDT from 1-2:30pm.  

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!  Registration is open!

October 12, 2016: National Health Cares about Domestic Violence day! 

October 13, 2016: The Alliance for Hope International is hosting a webinar entitled Negotiating with Allies within a Multi-Disciplinary Collaboration from 1-2:30pm.  

October 14, 2016: A Call to Men is hosting a day-long training on Engaging Men of Faith in Domestic Violence Prevention in Charlotte, NC.  

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

October 15, 2016:  Save the date for Time to Fly Foundation’s 15th Anniversary Celebration (7-10pm at the McLean Community Center)! 

 

October 18, 2016: Save the date for the Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclamation by the Board of Supervisors! 

 

October 20, 2016Purple Out Fairfax! 

 

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 7, 2016: Save the date for The Women’s Center Family Abuse training

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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