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: May 17, 2016 10am – 12pm, Massey Building, Large Conference Room

DVPPCC: July 21 21, 2016, 7:30 – 9:30am, Location TBD


Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services’ Prevention Unit is a part-time Prevention Data and Evaluation Specialist (MA I)!

During the month of May, Fairfax County Police Department’s Victim Services Section will collect hats for Ellie’s Hats, a charity which gives hats to children undergoing cancer treatment in hopes that the hats will show that others are thinking of them.  Please drop off any type of new hat (and don’t forget summer options!) to the VSS Annex (10600 Page Ave, Fairfax) or contact Saly Fayez for more options.  

Camp Mabon, a camp for survivors of sexual trauma, will be held from September 3-5, 2016 and is accepting applications now!

Training & Events

May 13, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar entitled Sexual Explicit Media and Communication: Selected Research Findings and Practice Implications from 2-3:30pm. 

May 16, 2016: OFWDSVS is hosting a screening of The Mask You Live In and a presentation from Men Can Stop Rape from 12-4pm at the Providence Presbyterian Church.  Click here for more information and to register

May 17, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar on Military Sexual Trauma: Survivors and VA Disability Benefits from 3-4:30pm. 

May 18-20, 2016:  The Virginia Coalition for the Prevention of Elder Abuse conference will be held at Virginia Beach. 

May 19, 2016: DV Network Tier Two & DVAC Partners training entitledStalking: Technology Updates & Advanced Safety Planning from 9:00-11:30pm will be held at the Massey Building (4100 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax 22035).  The presentation will be conducted by Rebecca Dreke, the Deputy Director of the national Stalking Resource Center.   Register for free here!

May 19, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar on Digital Threats and Stalking from 2-3:30pm. 

May 20, 2016: Safe Places is hosting a charity golf tournament, starting at 12pm at Landsdowne Resort.    

May 22, 2016: The Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference is hosting Domestic Violence Takedown Challenge at Yamasaki Academy of Woodbridge (13546 Minnieville Rd, 22912) from 11am-1pm. 

May 23-27, 2016: DCJS is hosting a conference entitled Enhancing the Criminal Justice Response to Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking in Midlothian, VA. Click on the link above for more information and to register.  

May 25, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar entitled Have Laws Against Domestic Violence Increased the Criminalization of Girls? from 3-4:30.

June 1, 2016: OAR of Fairfax County is hosting their 2016 fundraiser at the Winery at Bull Run at 7:30pm!  Click on the link above for more information and to register. 

June 27 – 28, 2016: EMERGE, Inc. is hosting a Domestic Violence Danger Assessment and Risk Management Conference in Boston, MA.  Click on the link above for more information and to register.

June 28, 2016:  Save the date for outgoing DVPPCC Chair David Bobzien’s Retirement Celebration from 5-7pm.  

June 28-29, 2016: Shared Hope International is hosting the JuST First Response conference on human trafficking in Mesa, AZ. 

July 26-28, 2016: BWJP is hosting a national conference on Accounting for Risk and Danger in your Multi-Agency Responses to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in San Diego, CA.  Click on the link above for more information and to register.

August 15, 2016: The Women’s Center is hosting a training entitled Family Abuse: What is it and What can you do about it? from 6-9pm.  Visit their website for more information and to sign up. 

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 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 29, 2016: Save the Date for the Women’s Group of Mt. Vernon’s Annual DVAM event!  

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