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Colorado Advocacy in Action » Training and Education to End Domestic and Sexual Violence » Category » June 3 1:45-3:00pm

Domestic Violence, Children, and Pets: A Project Connection Update

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  • February 23, 2014 at 7:53 pm

Over the past three years, several Colorado DV programs have interviewed clients for Project Connections, administering research surveys about domestic violence, children and pets.  This workshop will provide preliminary research findings and share some powerful stories from those who’ve participated, emphasizing Latina survivors.  We will discuss how research has already improved protection orders to include […]

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What Does a Criminal Sentence Really Mean?

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  • February 23, 2014 at 7:51 pm

Explaining what happens after the sentencing. Various Hearings a victim may have to appear at. Appeals, Parole & Community Corrections ( half-way house) Hearings. Victim Notification from the Department of Corrections. Victim Impact Statements, oral and written. The difference between the Parole Eligibility Date (PED) and the Mandatory Release Date (MRD). The difference between the […]

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Redesigning Crisis Hotline Support: Using Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Holistic Approaches

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  • February 23, 2014 at 7:50 pm

Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA) uses a model based on Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) for its Client Services Programs, including the 24-hour hotline. DBT was selected because it is an evidence-based treatment for trauma survivors.  DBT, as used on MESA’s hotline provides skills that can be used in the moment and taught to callers […]

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Trauma and the Bilingual Advocate

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  • February 23, 2014 at 7:48 pm

Frequently bilingual service providers are called upon to act in the role of interpreter and translator for their clients.  This practice creates for them a unique role in the service provider community.  The act of speaking and/or writing the words of the traumatized client in the first person has a distinct impact on the service […]

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Meeting Them Where They’re At, Going Beyond the Chalkboard: School-Based Prevention Programming

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  • February 23, 2014 at 7:36 pm

“How do you deal with rumors that won’t go away?”  “What’s consent about?”  Students aren’t afraid to ask serious questions, but they don’t always find space in school to get the answers.  The SAVA Center’s decade-long partnership with Poudre School District in Northern Colorado brings violence prevention programming to students aged 6-18.  These programs provide […]

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Support Group: Start The Conversation

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  • February 23, 2014 at 7:19 pm

This workshop is for the advocate that facilitates support groups in their agency.  The presenter has taken the curriculum used in support groups and found a way to freshen up the message and have better group participation.   The workshop will teach the advocate how to incorporate the message, “Healthy Relationships Exist” and how to provide […]

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