This webinar will provide participants with a general understanding of the legal framework surrounding reasonable efforts in child dependency cases. Participants also will learn about steps child services can take during the life of a dependency case to provide reasonable efforts in cases involving domestic violence.
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The Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women [LRC], in partnership with Women Against Abuse, is offering a free training that will provide participants with an overview of the various federal and Pennsylvania state laws that govern interstate custody cases.
The term "hyper-incarceration" highlights that the tremendous growth in incarceration is concentrated in particular geographic locations (low-income neighborhoods of color) and has concentrated effects felt disproportionately by African Americans. In this webinar, Professor Donna Coker will discuss the enormous growth of the US prison population and the larger phenomenon of what Beth Richie describes as "Prison Nation."
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a report from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) that includes national and state-level findings from data collected from 2010-2012 on sexual violence, intimate partner violence and stalking. In the web conference, CDC will describe the findings of the report. We will then explore the implications for prevention of domestic violence and sexual violence.
Long-time activist and scholar Mimi Kim will provide a historical examination of the anti-domestic violence movement and its eventual reliance on carceral or pro-criminalization practices and policies. She will explore the development of the victim witness programs and the Community Coordinated Response. By focusing on this historical tale, Mimi will discuss how actions that can seem strategic and even radical can turn into something quite different than originally envisioned. Mimi will also talk about how the lessons of history can also give us guidance as to how we can move forward in
To celebrate the organization’s 15th anniversary and honor individuals who promote healthy, respectful manhood and prevent violence and discrimination against all women and girls. Their work furthers A CALL TO MEN’s vision: to create a world where all men and boys are loving and respectful and all women and girls are valued and safe. Sponsor opportunities are available now and tickets will go on sale very soon!