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The Employed Domestic Violence Victim

The Employed Domestic Violence Victim

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What happens at home stays at home – right?  NOT ALWAYS.   ABOUT THIS EVENT Roughly three-quarters of domestic violence victims are employed outside the home, but the abuse they experience doesn’t always stay in the house when they leave for work. We’ll examine the impact of domestic violence on employee victims and their co-workers and the employment laws that…

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Strangulation Investigations Roll Call Training

Strangulation Investigation Roll Call Training

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ABOUT THIS EVENT The Institute for Coordinated Community Response and RESPOND Against Violence has partnered to produce Texas’ first Strangulation Investigations Roll Call Training. Divided into six short video segments, complete with discussion and resource guides, this training prepares law enforcement to recognize and effectively document evidence of strangulation, leading to more successful felony prosecutions and increasing safety for entire…

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Crossroads: The Intersection of Victims and Law Enforcement Advocacy

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The Newport News Police Department Domestic Violence Team (NNPD DV Team) is a newly implemented program in Newport News, Virginia, created under the vision of Chief Steve Drew. Located in NNPD Headquarters, and based out of the Special Victims Unit, the NNPD DV Team utilizes a multi-pronged approach to domestic violence: victim advocacy, law enforcement training, community partnerships, data analysis,…

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When Dating Hurts: A Facebook Live Conversation with Bill Mitchell

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FemmePharma’s mission is the health and safety of women. Keeping that mission in mind, they are bringing Bill Mitchell’s story of the murder of his daughter, Kristen Mitchell, to our audience of 70,000 followers on Facebook with a Facebook Live conversation. We’ll be discussing dating and intimate partner violence. Follow FemmePharma’s Facebook page and sign up for their emails to…

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The Empathetic Workplace

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How do you go from trauma to productivity, engagement, and loyalty when domestic violence impacts the workplace?  Empathy.   ABOUT THIS EVENT No workplace is immune to trauma, from claims of harassment or bias to large-scale impacts like the pandemic. When we respond well to those in trauma, we build trust that yields increased productivity, engagement, satisfaction, and loyalty. Katharine…

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Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention

What We Learned In 2020: Updates from the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention

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Strangulation impacts all professionals working on sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking cases. Today, we know unequivocally that strangulation is one of the most lethal forms of domestic violence. Unconsciousness may occur within seconds and death within minutes. During this 2-hour webinar, our hosts and faculty will discuss lessons learned, best practices, new research, and resources available for…

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Domestic Violence in the Workplace

When Domestic Violence Impacts Your Workplace

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What does 8 million days, $1.8B dollars, and a 2000 hour work year all have in common?  That’s the impact of domestic violence on businesses in the US every year. . ABOUT THIS EVENT Domestic violence clearly impacts the motivation, productivity, and morale of employees, and as business owners and leaders, there are things you can, should, and must do…

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Documenting Domestic Violence: Considerations When Recommending Tech Tools for Victims

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Technology has increasingly become a necessity for professionals, agencies, and organizations since the pandemic. The speed at which available tools come to market can cause confusion as to which ones should be recommended for victims and survivors to use. We will discuss vast considerations that should be vetted before a product or tool should be recommended. This course will explore…

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