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Survivors and Housing Stability: Do DV Programs Have a Role To Play?

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  • February 27, 2015 at 11:15 am

If you think that domestic violence programs have a role to play in supporting survivors with their housing needs, then this workshop is for you!  You will learn about mobile advocacy and a variety of permanent housing approaches that help survivors with both safety and stability.   We will explore the organizational culture and community resources […]

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Preparing for Meaningful & Relevant Work in Cultural Communities

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  • February 14, 2015 at 7:44 pm

Join us as we look at the unifying aspects of Latino cultures, and take a moment to see our work through Latina eyes. We will have a frank and heart/eye opening discussion about what we are doing well, and the areas of improvement when it comes to cultural engagement and bi-lingual/bi-cultural advocacy. We will identify […]

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Closing the Gap: Collaborative Service Provision to Deaf Survivors in Rural Colorado

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  • February 14, 2015 at 6:48 pm

We’ll highlight successful collaborations with rural agencies in providing desperately needed services to an unique group of survivors. As advocates, we’re all aware of the service gaps that exist in the farthest reaches of Colorado. However, we often forget that those gaps widen and deepen when it comes to people with sometimes limited access to […]

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Community Based Violence Prevention ‘Connecting the Dots’ to Address Multiple Types of Violence

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  • February 14, 2015 at 6:46 pm

Violence is complex. Understanding the multiple and overlapping causes of violence is an important part of prevention.   Traditionally, prevention efforts target a specific area of violence. By addressing causes of violence, violence in all its forms can be prevented. This presentation will explore the lessons learned of a community based violence prevention initiative, the role […]

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Advocating for Immigrant Victims of Crime

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  • February 14, 2015 at 6:45 pm

The protections outlined in the Violence Against Women’s Act and the Trafficking Victims Protection Act were created to remove obstacles immigrants face in leaving abusers and to strengthen the ability of law enforcement to investigate criminal activity while providing immigration status options for undocumented survivors. This training will provide you with the tools you need […]

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An Introduction to Working with Urban American Indian and Alaska Native Families and Victims

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  • February 14, 2015 at 6:42 pm

This session will provide an in-depth look at the impact of historical trauma on American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. We will also discuss the unique needs and challenges of urban AI/AN individuals and explore the Denver Indian Family Resource Center’s service delivery model that has proven successful in preserving and reunifying AI/AN families […]

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Coaching Boys Into Men: Train the trainer

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  • February 14, 2015 at 6:31 pm

This workshop provides information on Coaching Boys Into Men, an evidence based program that involves a 15 minutes conversation between high school athletic coaches and their team of athletes. Proven to increase bystander intervention in addition to gaining a better understanding of what it means to respect women and girls. Learn how to create athletic […]

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Working Together for Victims: Building Effective Partnerships between Community and System-Based Victim Advocates

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  • February 14, 2015 at 6:29 pm

When working in rural communities, creating strong multi-disciplinary partnerships is essential to ensuring victims’ access to resources. By understanding the different roles system and community-based advocates each play and respecting each other’s limitations, strong partnerships between the two often times adversarial parties can be constructed. This workshop will explore how community and system-based advocates can […]

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Healing Trauma

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  • February 14, 2015 at 6:17 pm

I will share the trauma-informed curriculum for supporting women who have experienced abuse. Perhaps you attended Dr. Stephanie Covington’s trainings at last year’ conference but haven’t quite gotten around to implementing her Healing Trauma curriculum, or maybe Healing Trauma is new to you and you want to know more about it. Hear from a fellow […]

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Coordinated Community Response Teams

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  • February 14, 2015 at 9:12 am

This workshop will explore challenges and successes of CCR’s by looking at teams that are newly formed as well as teams that have been established for many years. Presenters will discuss their inter-agency efforts in their local communities to create more effective interventions that enhance safety for victims, accountability for offenders and change the climate […]

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