Check out our upcoming web-based training sessions and archived recordings of all our past webinars.

 

Upcoming

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Lessons Learned From 7 Years of the Young Advocates Institute Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 12:00pm

An engaging discussion on creating a culture of consent starting with very young people, and how this can inspire social change and a new way of framing values, relationships, and sexuality. NCCASA's Young Advocates Institute, a social justice summer camp that houses and trains 200 teens, ages 13-17, for a weekend of workshops on a college campus. Tracy...

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Culturally-Responsive Learning and Evaluation Monday, October 29, 2018 - 11:00am

Evaluation is about accountability and continuous learning and improvement.  Too often, accountability is framed only as being accountable to an agency’s funders and boards.  In this session, we will discuss about how we are most accountable to communities most directly impacted by oppression and how to center them in our evaluative and learning...

Evaluation: Creating Change and Measuring Impact Monday, October 22, 2018 - 11:00am

In this webinar, we will explore the value of incorporating evaluation into prevention work, identify methods for conducting evaluation that best suit the needs of our various programs and capacities, and learn about different tools and techniques that can be used when doing evaluation.

Presenters

Jennifer Grove (she,...

Building Community and Preventing Violence with Latinx Youth Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 4:00pm

PAS (Prevención de Agresión Sexual), is a bicultural and bilingual prevention program that has progressed over the last 8 years through women of color educators and advocates within Proyecto UNICA’s, domestic and sexual violence agency. This webinar will utilize story-telling as a methodology to describe how the PAS program developed culturally specific...

Historical Trauma and Implications for Prevention Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 2:00pm

Historical trauma is defined by Maria Yellow Horse Brave Heart PhD as “cumulative emotional and psychological wounding across generations, including the lifespan, which emanates from massive group trauma.” Join us for a conversation exploring the intersection of historical trauma, violence, and healing as it affects domestic and sexual violence...

Introduction to Prevention Through Liberation Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 2:30pm

This Prevention Through Liberation webinar will provide an opportunity for attendees to explore the intersection of systemic oppression and sexual and domestic violence in our communities. Coalition staff will share principles of anti-oppression as primary prevention. We will focus on creating prevention projects, strategies, and practices centered in...

Philosophies of Trans Inclusion Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 1:00pm

This webinar will provide an opportunity for attendees and knowledgeable panelists to explore philosophies of transgender inclusion in anti-violence work. We will focus not on the HOW, but the WHY -- not how we make services more accessible to trans survivors, but how and why our movements can and should commit to transgender justice and ending/...

But, I Can't Hear You?! - Deaf Culture and Advocacy for DV/SA Agencies Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 2:00pm

Anjela will share her extensive background working within the Deaf community, specific to how best to support Deaf colleagues and clients who use our services. This will include basic lessons on ASL fingerspelling (including resources to share within home agencies), Deaf culture 101, and specific tools for reaching out to and inviting a more consistent...

Advanced Topics for Advocates: Public Benefits Eligibility for Non-Citizens Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 10:00am

Join us for this training for DV/SA advocates provided by Megan Dorton, staff attorney at Legal Aid Services of Oregon.

Learn about public benefits eligibility for non-citizens here in Oregon. What benefits (like Oregon Health Plan, Food Stamps/SNAP, unemployment) can non-citizens access? What are the safety risks of doing so? This training is...

Understanding Corrections: A Culture and Communications Framework for Advocates Friday, June 30, 2017 - 11:00am

Join us and our guest presenter, Gwyn Smith-Downes from Just Detention International (JDI) webinar about navigating the intersections of advocacy and corrections systems to provide better support to incarcerated survivors.

Presented by: 

  • Cynthia Totten, National Program Director, Just Detention International (JDI...
Oregon Youth Authority and Advocacy Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 10:30am

Presented by OCADSV with a panel of OYA staff.

Wondering how youth in Oregon experience detention and incarceration, and what happens when they are sexually assaulted while inside? This webinar will provide community-based sexual assault advocates an understanding of Oregon Youth Authority (OYA) systems and services. It will address how youth...

PREA Guidelines: Making Your Facilities Safer for LGBTQIA Youth Monday, May 22, 2017 - 1:00pm

Join us as we continue our conversation about how to navigate the various dynamics of serving LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual) youth who are incarcerated.  This webinar will be an interactive discussion focusing on strategies to keep LGBTQIA youth safe in facilities while still offering supportive and gender...

Life of a PREA Case Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 1:00pm

In this webinar we will explore the chronology of a PREA investigation. We will begin with a youth making an initial report and follow the sequence of events that should follow including:  First responder duties, sexual assault exams, advocacy resources, investigative interviews, the required mental health and retaliation tracking, and making...

Domestic Violence and Housing Instability: Report release and next steps Monday, April 3, 2017 - 1:00pm

Building upon the housing needs assessment published by the Coalition in 2015, our recently released report "Domestic Violence and Housing Instability" details the numerous barriers to safe housing faced by survivors, reviews existing...

PREA and LGBTQIA Youth Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 2:30pm

Join us as we learn more about how to interact professionally with LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual) youth who are in custody of the Oregon Youth Authority. During the webinar, we will address terms and definitions, advice on how to support individuals at risk of abuse based on sexual orientation and gender, and...

Supporting Immigrant Survivors and Communities #2 Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 1:00pm

This interactive web conference will provide information and create space for discussion regarding best practice on improving services to immigrant survivors and communities, particularly in light of the shifting cultural and political climate and increased threats toward immigrants. In addition to Coalition staff, Kat Kelley (advocate and immigration/...

Supporting Immigrant Survivors and Communities #1 Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 10:00am

This interactive web conference will provide information and create space for discussion regarding best practice on improving services to immigrant survivors and communities, particularly in light of the shifting cultural and political climate and increased threats toward immigrants. In addition to Coalition staff, Kat Kelley (advocate and immigration/...

PREA and Trauma Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 11:00am

 Just Detention International (JDI) will be providing information on traumaresponses in detention/close custody settings, including the physiological and psychological impacts of sexual harassment and abuse.  JDI is a health and human rights organization that seeks to end sexual violence in all forms in detention.   

Addressing Reproductive Coercion (Birth Control Sabotage) 101 Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 10:00am

Reproductive coercion is a form of domestic violence, where behavior concerning reproductive health is used to maintain power and control over a partner through an unwanted pregnancy or pregnancy outcome. Reproductive health is an important component of survivor's ability to thrive. Advocates play a key role in helping survivors access needed health care...

PREA and Advocacy Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 11:00am

This webinar will include a panel of community-based advocates who will describe the role of an advocate before, during, and after a PREA investigation.  It will also include a very brief overview of the services provided by advocacy programs and the process OYA follows to connect youth with advocates if they request.

Nonprofit Succession Planning Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 6:00pm

This webinar recording is available only to logged-in coalition member programs. Send us a message to request access.

Intended for the staff and board members of Oregon nonprofits in the field of domestic and sexual violence...

Trauma-informed Care for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence Monday, October 24, 2016 - 11:00am

Hear from Oregon-based care providers experienced in serving survivors of domestic and intimate partner violence, as well as sexual assault.  These providers are known as “advocates” and their role is specifically focused on supporting survivors. 
Learn what advocates do from the perspective of trauma-informed care, presented by Vanessa Timmons,...

Nonprofit Strategic Planning Essentials Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 6:00pm

This webinar recording is available only to logged-in coalition member programs.
Send us a message to request access

Intended for the staff and board members of Oregon nonprofits in the field of domestic and sexual...

Good Governance=Effective Organization: Tips & Best Practices for Building Board Leadership Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 6:00pm

One of the characteristics of an effective and successful nonprofit is good governance. Ideally a board of directors works in partnership with the executive director to advance the organization's strategic direction and steward resources to support the mission. For executive leaders and board members in the field of domestic and sexual violence services...

Improving Health Outcomes of Pregnancy: Partnerships with Doulas and Advocates Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:00am

Part II Webinar:

Providers can better support pregnant women experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV) and promote better health outcomes through partnership with doulas and advocates.  Learn about how community-based providers can help survivors of IPV achieve health and safety for themselves and their children.

About the...

Impact of Domestic Violence on Healthy Births Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 10:00am

The goal of the webinar is to demonstrate how domestic violence can impact the outcome of a healthy birth. Using PowerPoint and lecture, presenter Shafia Monroe will cover the perinatal needs of pregnant women, the role of prenatal care for better birth outcomes in the DV populations, the underlying causes of infant mortality, and supporting the pregnant...

Integrating Technology Awareness into Survivor Safety Planning Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 10:30am

This webinar will explore ways that technology is frequently misused by abusers, as well as provide techniques to detect and defeat these intrusions in an empowering, survivor-centered manner.

NOTE: This webinar contains sensitive information and is restricted to advocates currently working for DOJ-recognized victim services providers. Contact...

Non-profit Fiscal Literacy 101 Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 10:00am

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Understading accounting terminlogy, analyzing budgets and fiscal reports.

INTENDED AUDIENCE​: Non-Profit ​Directors, ​Managers, ​and Board Members

Multnomah County Domestic Violence Coordinated Access to Shelter and Housing Services: An Orientation for Community Partners Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 11:00am

Beginning in 2015, the continuum of Multnomah County Domestic Violence Providers implemented a newly-designed system that controls access to all domestic violence shelter and housing interventions. Survivors who want to enter shelter can no longer just call a shelter and try to find a bed, but instead must participate in an assessment that assures...

Untested Sexual Assault Kits: Survivors' Needs and Implications for Advocacy Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 10:00am No summary provided.
Campus Response to Intimate Partner Sexual Violence Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 1:00pm

Do you work on campus, or with a community-based program that supports student survivors? Have you become aware of the complexity of campus response, and want to deepen your understanding? Utilizing three panelists from various institutional settings, this webinar provides an overview of campus systems, advocacy models and practices, related to intimate...

Domestic Violence Safety Planning for Mental Health Professionals Monday, December 7, 2015 - 3:00pm

This webinar for mental health professionals working with survivors or perpetrators of domestic violence will provide an overview of safety planning with clients. Content will include how to safety plan with a client who is currently in an abusive relationship, has left an abusive relationship, or is perpetrating abuse, how to identify high risk...

Investigating an unmet need: Oregon DVSA Housing Needs Assessment Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 10:00am

Join us for this webinar to report back our findings from our member survey, and join us in brainstorming next steps to improve housing options for survivors in Oregon.

Click here to download the report.

In December 2014 the Coalition submitted a two-part...

Beyond the Basics: Providing Trauma Informed Sexual Violence Crisis Line Response Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 10:00am

This webinar is the second in a series and is meant to complement, Promising Practices for Sexual Violence Crisis Line Response.  This 90 minute training is provided by staff from Portland Women's Crisis Line and Sexual Assault Support Services, and goes beyond the basics of answering sexual violence crisis line calls....

Advocate privilege and survivor confidentiality Thursday, September 17, 2015 (All day)

This two hour training is produced by the Oregon Law Center in coordination with other partners. The training will be repeated four times so as to accommodate as many advocates as possible-- you need only attend one session. The training will be recorded and posted to this website for future reference.

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Promising Practices for Sexual Violence Crisis Line Response Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 11:30am

For a survivor of sexual violence, telling their story can feel incredibly vulnerable and overwhelming. The reaction and support of that first responder makes a big difference in how comfortable a survivor will feel telling their story again. When it goes well, it can mitigate trauma and open the door to future support and resources over the course of a...

Considerations for Serving Victims Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 10:00am No summary provided.
Oregon's Implementation of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 11:00am

Join us for a review of the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) as it pertains to Oregon. We will be joined by guest presenters from the Oregon Sexual Assault Task Force, the Oregon Youth Authority, and the ...

Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in Healthcare Settings Monday, May 18, 2015 - 10:00am

This training serves as an introduction to the full training and is open to healthcare providers and domestic violence advocates. Participants will leave this training with the necessary information, tools and materials to assess and respond to intimate partner violence, reproductive and sexual coercion using an evidence-based...

Intervening in Domestic Violence for Mental Health Professionals Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 11:00am

Presented by Chris Huffine, PsyD, of Allies in Change, this webinar intended for mental health professionals will discuss the reasons victims of domestic violence may not leave abusive relationships, intervention techniques that can be used with victims and...

Screening for Domestic Violence by Mental Health Professionals Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 2:00pm

Presented by Chris Huffine, PsyD, of Allies in Change, this webinar intended for mental health professionals will discuss how to identify if your client is a victim or a perpetrator of domestic violence, screening and response procedures, and connecting your...

Understanding Domestic Violence: Beyond Physical Abuse Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 2:30pm

Presented by Chris Huffine, PsyD, of Allies in Change, this webinar intended for mental health professionals will explore the dynamics of domestic violence, including types of abuse, controlling behaviors, power orientation in couples, and the importance of...

Safety and Ethical Considerations for Mental Health Providers Responding to Domestic Violence Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 2:30pm

This training provides an introductory overview of critical safety and ethical concerns for mental health providers responding to domestic violence.  Research suggests that more than half of women seen in mental health care settings may have experienced domestic violence. Many mental health care providers have little or no training in domestic...

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