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August 2015

Sexual Violence Core Advocacy Training

August 4 - August 6
Coconino County Human Resource County Government Office,
420 N. San Francisco St.
Flagstaff, 86001 United States
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This is a three day interactive basic Sexual Violence training. We will shed light on the multiple forms of sexual violence and the impact it has on survivors, their families and the community at large. We will debunk myths surrounding intimate partner sexual assault and stranger rape, as well as provide information about legal definitions, statutes, and reporting requirements for those in direct service. Participants will leave with tips for providing advocacy as well as resources and health related services…

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Sexual Assault Crisis Line Advocacy Summit

August 10 @ 8:00 am - August 11 @ 5:00 pm
Desert Willow Conference Center,
4340 E Cotton Center Boulevard
Phoenix, AZ 85040 United States
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This summit is intended for advocates that staff a crisis line for survivors of sexual assault. Domestic Violence crisis line advocates are also encouraged to attend. Topics include: Self Harm and Suicidal Callers HIV/AIDS Support and Prevention Advocating for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Survivors Understanding Pedophiles, Rapists and Sex Offenders Campus Sexual Assault Best practice in Crisis Line Response Prison Rape Elimination Act

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Lay Legal Advocacy Training

August 11 @ 8:00 am - August 13 @ 5:00 pm

This three day training provides the tools for advocates to assist survivors with navigating Arizona’s judicial system. The training is designed to inform a diverse audience of advocates about domestic violence, legal advocacy and legal advocacy methods; build and further develop legal advocacy skills by educating the participants on the judicial process; educate advocates on civil and criminal law matters related to sexual and domestic violence; and develop the confidence of advocates by empowering them with the tools they need to assist survivors with obtaining justice within…

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Free

Economic Justice, Advocacy and Survivor Empowerment

August 19 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
United Way of Northern Arizona,
1515 E. Cedar Ave Suite D-1
Flagstaff, AZ 86004 United States
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This four hour training will explore the ways in which economic abuse, lack of resources and opportunities, and the high costs associated with starting over all function as barriers to survivors’ ability to escape violent relationships and maintain safe, stable lives. Topics will include economic safety planning, employment, housing, healthcare, financial management, assistance and benefits. This training will offer resources and tools for advocates to help survivors overcome immediate economic barriers and secure long-term financial independence and safety.

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Free

Webinar – Manejo de Estrés Postraumático

August 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Se tendrá una discusión a fondo sobre las experiencias traumáticas de sobrevivientes y el manejo del estrés postraumático. Se examinara como los programas pueden ofrecer distintos servicios, así como mejor asistir con abogacía informada sobre el trauma y sus efectos. La discusión puede llevar a ajustes para mejorar los servicios dentro de la misma agencia.

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Free

Understanding the Needs of Male Survivors: Providing Support and Empowerment

August 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
United Way of Northern Arizona,
1515 E. Cedar Ave Suite D-1
Flagstaff, AZ 86004 United States
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This four hour training will address the complex, and often misunderstood dynamics of being a male survivor of sexual or domestic violence, and the unique challenges and pressures faced by this population. We will focus on myths surrounding male victimization, distinguishing features between male and female survivors, and discuss how to effectively assess your own programs and services to ensure inclusivity.

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Sexual and Domestic Violence Awareness Dbacks Game

August 29 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chase Field,
401 E Jefferson St
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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  Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Oakland A’s   August 29, 2015 Game Time: 5:10pm   Join the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic   Violence (ACESDV) and community supporters at Chase   Field to watch an exciting game as the D-backs take on the Oakland A’s. Purchase tickets as well as a special sexual and domestic violence awareness t-shirt by filling out the form below and a portion of the proceeds supports efforts to raise awareness about the issues of sexual and…

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The Sharing Experience: From Violence in Our Lives to Peace in Our Communities

August 31 - September 4
Southern Arizona Children’s Advocacy Center,
2329 East Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85713 United States
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This is a five day interactive basic Domestic Violence training. This training will include topics such as: teen dating violence, safety planning, the effects of domestic violence on children, legal issues, dynamics of power and oppression, advocacy, empowerment, crisis intervention and self care. This training is designed for professionals working with survivors, people who abuse or children exposed to domestic violence

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September 2015
Free

Healthy Moms; Happy Babies

September 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phoenix Family Advocacy Center,
2120 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 852004 United States
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This 8 hour training addresses how domestic violence affects children, families and parenting.  The training is designed for home visitors and other professionals working directly with children and families.  Topics will include the health outcomes related to domestic violence, reproductive coercion and birth control sabotage, how domestic violence affects both the victim and abusive partners ability to parent, mandated reporting, helping families promote resiliency for children, and secondary trauma for service providers.  Professionals will be provided with tools to screen…

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Free

Technology, Advocacy and Victim Safety

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sedona, Arizona,
Sedona, AZ United States

This 4 hour training will address the many ways technology impacts the safety, privacy, accessibility, and civil rights of survivors. Participants will gain information on how technology is misused by people who abuse and the effects on the safety and well being of survivors. This training will provide resources for agencies that include technology safety plans, tip sheets, articles and research, specifically addressing the topics of data security, spyware, GPS monitoring, cell phone and internet safety, confidentiality, and privacy issues.

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