Fairfax County Domestic Violence Community

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

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Announcements

See the photos from Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April! 

MEETINGS 

Fairfax County DV Network Meeting:  May 15, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at the Government Center, Conference Room 4/5. 

DVPPCC meeting: Thursday, July 19, 2018, 7:30 - 9:00 am, Fairfax County Courthouse, Jury Room 404, fourth floor

ANNOUNCEMENTS

DV Network Training Committee’s first Tier Two training series of 2018, “Abuse Later in Life,” is scheduled for May 8 from 9:00am-12:00pm at the Government Center. See the flyer,  register here (space is limited, registration required).  The DV Network Training Committee will hold monthly Tier Two trainings on various topics throughout 2018.  Stay tuned for future dates!

JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter is hiring:

DVRP is hiring: 

Counseling and Forensic Services is hiring:

Doorways for Women and Families is hiring:

EVENTS

April 21, 2018:  Awareness Event:  4th Annual Walk to End Sexual ViolenceEmbrace Your Voice, Be an Agent for Change:  Check-in at 9:45 a.m.; Opening ceremony 10 a.m.; Walk 10:30 a.m. Resource Fair, DJ, Zumba, Raffle and Food Trucks.  Fairfax County Government Center Grounds.  Register Here

April 26, 2018:  Awareness Event:  National Denim Day

April 26, 2018:  6th Annual Northern Virginia | DC Take Back The Night hosted by Rally Against Rape

April 27, 2018:  Ladies Fundraising Event (FAITH)

April 28, 2018Fundraising Event - Charmed by Charity event benefiting Shelter House

April 28, 2018:  Awareness and Fundraising Event – Run for the Children (Fairfax CASA)

April 28, 2018:  Awareness Event – Men and #MeToo:  Breaking the Silence (featuring Jackson Katz and Liz Plank, Warner Theater)

May 5-6, 2018:  Conference – The United State of Women Summit (Los Angeles, NNEDV partnering)

May 11, 2018:  Fundraising Event – Tahirih Justice Center’s 21st Annual Gala (DC)

TRAININGS

April 24, 2018:  Basic Advocacy Training:  Primary Principles of Prevention (training, Action Alliance, Richmond)

April 24, 2018:  The Cost of Caring (Fairfax County Trauma Informed Community Network).  Fairfax County Employees—register thru EmployeeU (search “cost of caring); non-Fairfax County employees—register here

April 24, 2018:  Survivor Reentry Project Webinar #3: Defining Human Trafficking (webinar, ABA Survivor Reentry Project)

April 24, 2018Tainted Witness: Why We Doubt What Women Say About Their Lives (training, DC Coalition Against DV)

April 24-25:  2018 Family Justice Center Conference (conference, Fort Worth, TX)

April 25, 2018:   Strong Communities Strengthen Families

Speaker Series (MCCS Quantico)

April 25, 2018:  Have You Talked To Your Child About Sex?  (open to the public) 7:00 pm, Sherwood Regional Library 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane Alexandria, VA 22306. 

April 26, 2018:  Promising Community Practices: The High At-Risk Team, Bristol County, Massachusetts (webinar, BWJP)

April 26, 2018:  Domestic Violence Training Series:  Stalking, Sextortion, and Human Trafficking (training, New Kent, VA)

April 27, 2018:  VAdata for Advance Users (training, Action Alliance, Midlothian, VA)

April 30, 2018:  Creating Accessible, Culturally Responsive and Trauma-Informed Organizations: Applying NCDVTMH’s Revised ACRTI Organizational Reflection Tool (webinar, National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health)

May 1, 2018:  Adult Mental Health First Aid (training, DCJS, Wytheville)

May 2-4, 2018:  JUSTICE. HEALING. LIBERATION Conference (Action Alliance, Glen Allen, VA)

NEW:  May 3, 2018Should She Stay or Should She Go: Helping Domestic Violence Survivors with Interstate Cases (webinar, BWJP)

May 9, 2018:  Assessing Risk and Lethality for Parents and Children in Domestic Violence Cases (webinar, BWJP)

May 10, 2018“You Can’t Believe a Word She Says!”: Credibility Issues for Survivors of Violence with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Histories (webinar, BWJP)

May 10, 2018:  Grow a Strong SART (training, SARA, Charlottesville)

May 10, 2018:  Domestic Violence Training Series:  Animal Cruelty, Strangulation (training, New Kent, VA)

May 16, 2018:  Protection Orders that Matter (webinar, BWJP)

May 21, 2018:  Mental Health First Aid in Higher Education (DCJS, Lynchburg)

May 23, 2018:  Continuing Advocacy Training – Reproductive and Sexual Coercion (training, Action Alliance, Richmond)

May 24, 2018Domestic Violence Training Series:  Stalking, Sextortion, Human Trafficking (training, New Kent, VA)

May 11, 2018:  The Cost of Caring: A Holistic Approach to Compassion Fatigue for Clinicians & Other Health Care Professionals (training, The Women’s Center, Tysons). 

May 22-24, 2018:  2018 Conference on Violent Crime (DCJS, Roanoke)

June 1-2, 2018:  SERVE Training: A Treatment Model for Victims of Complex Trauma Including Human Trafficking (Bonnie Martin, Arlington)

June 7, 2018:  Domestic Violence Training Series:  Animal Cruelty, Strangulation (training, New Kent, VA)

June 11-13, 2018:  2nd Annual Intersections of Violence: Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Child Abuse Conference (DCJS, Portsmouth)

July 9-10, 2018:  Advanced Investigations into Sex Trafficking: Proactive Operations, Deterrence, and Victim Identification (DCJS, Hampton)

June 18, 2018:  The Cost of Caring (Fairfax County Trauma Informed Community Network).  Fairfax County Employees—register thru EmployeeU (search “cost of caring); non-Fairfax County employees—register here

June 18-20, 2018:  Managing Your Most Dangerous Offenders: Firearms, Stalking and Strangulation Cases (conference, BWJP, San Diego)

July 14, 2018:  Association of Domestic Violence Intervention Programs 2018 World Conference (Portsmouth, NH)

July 15-17, 2018:  International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference (Portsmouth, NH)

June 18-20, 2018:Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigations and Adjudication Training (training, DCJS, Fairfax)

June 23-25, 2018:  How Do We Know How We’re Doing? Assessing the Effectiveness of Your Coordinated Community Response (conference, BWJP, Providence RI)

July 31-August 2, 2018:  Conference – 5th Annual Tech Summit (NNEDV, San Francisco)

August 6, 2018:  The Cost of Caring (Fairfax County Trauma Informed Community Network).  Fairfax County Employees—register thru EmployeeU (search “cost of caring); non-Fairfax County employees—register here

August 13-16, 2018:  Crimes Against Children Conference (Dallas, TX)

August 29-31, 2018:  National Sexual Assault Conference - Bold Moves:  Ending Sexual Violence in One Generation (conference, Anaheim, CA)

August 9, 2018:  Understanding the Impact and Response to Strangulation for Survivors of Domestic Violence (training, DC Coalition Against DV)

September 10, 2018:  Training – The Trauma Informed Supervisor (Fairfax, TICN) Non-county employees, register here; county employees must use EmployeeU to register

September 10, 2018:  The Trauma Informed Supervisor (Fairfax County TICN).  Fairfax County Employees—register thru EmployeeU (search “trauma”); Non-Fairfax County employees register here

September 10-11, 2018:  Advanced Investigations into Sex Trafficking: Proactive Operations, Deterrence, and Victim Identification (DCJS, Roanoke)

September 23-26, 2018:  Voices Rising:  National Conference on Domestic Violence (NCADV, Rhode Island). 

October 16-18, 2018:  JuST National Conference on Human Trafficking (conference, Shared Hope Intl, San Diego) Early Bird registration closes May 1