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 Tuesday, MAY 19, 2015 from 10-12 at the Government Center Conference Room 4/5.
  • The DVPPCC (Domestic Violence Prevention, Policy, and Coordinating Council) will next meet on Thursday, July 16, 2015 from 7:30am to 9:30am at the Massey A Level Conference Room.  

Announcements

Fairfax County promotes Sexual Assault Awareness Month and National Crime Victims’ Rights Week!  Please check out the link above to see the pictures from our Proclamations, Teal Out Day, SAAM Walk 2015, and VSS Candlelight Vigil.   

Fairfax County’s Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services is hiring for a Domestic Violence Counselor (Social Services Specialist III) working in the ADAPT: Anger & Domestic Abuse Prevention and Treatment program in the Offender Services Unit of OFWDSVS.  Search for the position on the county’s employment page starting on May 2, 2015.

The Women’s Center is hiring a 20-hour/week Clinical Practice Manager to oversee the Center’s daily operations.  Please check out their website for information on how to apply.

Don’t forget to take the Fairfax County 2015 Human Services Needs Assessment!   Your input is needed to help county leaders identify human service needs and potential solutions in our communities.

Trainings and Events

May 7, 2015: Women Giving Back, a HomeAid Northern Virginia program, is hosting a Cinco de Mayo fundraiser from 6:00 – 9:30pm. Click here for more information.   

May 9, 2015: Fairfax County Public Schools is hosting the 2nd Annual Community Conversation on Teen Stress: Fostering Resiliency and Wellness at Hayfield Secondary School.  Click on the link above for more information. 

May 14, 2015:  The National Crime Victim Bar Association is hosting training entitled Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in Virginia from 9am – 4:30pm at George Mason University.  Register by May 11th at the above link.  

May 17-19, 2015:  The National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative will host their 2015 Conference entitled Fatality Review: Communities and Social Change in St. Petersburg, FL.  Click on the link above for more information and to register.  

May 19, 2015: The Action Alliance is hosting a training entitled Building Domestic Violence Program Capacity to Address Reproductive and Sexual Coercion from 10:00am-4:00pm in Northern Virginia (location TBD).  Click on the link above to register.    

May 20, 2015: The Women of Color Network will host its 2015 National Call to Action Summit and Conference in San Diego, CA.  Click on the link above for more information and to register. 

May 21, 2015: BWJP is hosting a webinar entitled Human Trafficking: The Miami-Dade Prosecution Model from 3-4:30pm.  Click on the link above to register. 

May 24, 2015: OAR of Fairfax County is hosting the 2015 Jazz and Wine fundraiser at the Winery at Bull Run.  Please visit their website for more information.   

May 26-28, 2015:  The National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit is hosting a National Training Institute on Protection Order Practice for Attorneys and Advocates in Washington DC.  Click on the link above for more information. 

May 27, 2105: BWJP is hosting a webinar entitled Offender Accountability by the Numbers from 3-4:30pm.  Click on the link above to register.  

June 9-11, 2015:  BWJP is hosting Probation Approaches that Promote Accountability: Evidence Based Practices in Albuquerque, NM.  Please click here for more information and to register. 

June 16-17, 2015: The Action Alliance is hosting their Biennial Retreat entitled Thrive-Revive-Balance: Strengthening Our Foundation for Advocacy & Compassion.  Click on the link above for more information and to register. 

June 16-17, 2015: EMERGE is hosting a Domestic Violence Danger Assessment and Risk Management conference in New Orleans, LA.  Click on the link above for more information and to register. 

June 17 – 19, 2015: Virginia’s Department of Criminal Justice Services is hosting Confronting Domestic Violence: Strengthening Investigation and Prosecution in Portsmouth, VA.  Click on the link above for more information and to register. 

July 21, 2015: The Victims’ Rights Law Center is hosting a webinar entitled Legal Representation for Campus Sexual Assault Victims from 1:30 – 3:00pm.  Click on the link above for more information and to register. 

August 23-26, 2015:  The International Summit & Training on Violence, Abuse & Trauma Across the Lifespan will be held in San Diego, CA.  More information coming soon.