September – October 2014
The National Domestic Violence Hotline, in partnership with ANDVSA and the Office of Violence Against Women, will be joining us in Anchorage at the BP center on September 22-24, 2014 to host an advocacy training. This two and a half day advocacy training will cover topics like: Domestic Violence and Trauma/Crisis Intervention; domestic violence, children and custody; how to address challenging callers; safety planning; domestic violence and pregnancy; safety planning; working with people with disabilities; compassion fatigue and fostering resilience; sexual violence; technology safety and how to use technology to build stronger connections in Alaska. This training is intended for more experienced advocates at both our member and affiliate programs. For more information on this training, including registration, please contact Electra Gardinier, firstname.lastname@example.org
Alaska National Guard and DV/SA: What You Should Know
Date: Tuesday, September 30
Presenter: Octavia Thompson, Sexual Assault Response Coordinator for the Alaska National Guard
This webinar is open to ANDVSA member and affiliate programs only. Please contact Ariel Herman, email@example.com for registration information.
Contact Ariel Herman to Register for this webinar.
A panel of presenters will discuss challenges and strengths of the unique tasks of safety planning with victims/survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in rural Alaska. The panelists are experts on this topic from around the state: Violet Charles, Executive Director of the Bering Sea Women’s Group in Nome; Mandy O’Neal Cole, Direct Services Manager at AWARE in Juneau; and Michelle DeWitt, former executive director of the Tundra Women’s Coalition in Bethel and current executive director of the Bethel Community Services Foundation.