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VAWnet Event Calendar

Information about state, local, and national events related to gender-based violence including trainings, conferences, lectures, webinars, and more. Event submissions are welcome.
Tuesday, November 01, 2016, 02:00PM

During this webinar, we will introduce the Family Law Toolkits, discuss why they are needed, and how to utilize them to improve outcomes for adults and children who have experienced domestic violence. We will also be sharing our new, free templates that you can use to adapt our tools for the needs of your community.

Wednesday, November 02, 2016, 07:00AM - Friday, November 04, 2016

If you work in the field of Family Services, Criminal Justice, Child Welfare, or Health and Human Services we invite you to attend an extraordinary conference focussed on Fatherhood, Motherhood and Keeping Families Together! This two an a half day conference will offer 16 diverse and topic relevant workshops that will provide skill building, professional growth, networking opportunities and a unique educational experience. Join us as new or past attendees bring to the forefront the sacredness of families. Don’t miss out, register today!

Monday, November 14, 2016, 12:35PM - Tuesday, November 15, 2016

This two-day training program for women who have been battered, advocates, women's-group facilitators, and community activists is based on DAIP's classic In Our Best Interest curriculum. It is open to women only. Trainers Beth and John Beams will guide participants through a process of learning how to facilitate educational groups in which women who have been battered explore personal, institutional, and cultural action to end violence against women. The process includes discussions about many topics, such as the ways in which racism, sexism, homophobia, and classism contribute to violence against women; role-plays; exercises; and presentations about philosophy that underpins the In Our Best Interest manual and videos. Participants usually come away from this training with new energy for their work.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 12:00AM - Thursday, November 17, 2016

This valuable training is the prerequisite for buying and using Creating a Process of Change for Men Who Batter, the world’s most renowned curriculum for helping men identify and change beliefs that support using violence. The curriculum and our trainers’ methods are grounded in the Duluth Model, a constantly evolving philosophy and practice based in the Domestic Abuse Intervention Program’s work to end men’s violence against women through a coordinated community response.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 02:00PM

Want to learn how movements can be transformative as they take on the world's hardest problems? Want to hear stories and lessons from today's cutting edge movement leaders? Sign up today for one or all of the six free webinars Move to End Violence is hosting this fall in partnership with Movement Strategy Center. Each session will provide an opportunity to engage with a concept, hear stories about what that concept looks like in practice, and learn about a new tool or resource that can help you bring this idea home.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 02:00PM

The webinar will include a history of this collaboration, why they choose to work together to support victim/survivors with disabilities, and the ways in which both organizations have benefited from a formal collaboration including tools that were developed as a result of the collaborations work.