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THE RIPPLE EFFECT:

Influences and Impacts of Domestic & Sexual Violence

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, Emory & Henry College, McGlothlin Center for the Arts, Emory, VA
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, CrossPointe Conference Center, Christiansburg, VA
Sponsored, in part, by The Virginia Law Foundation.
Additional support provided by Danya Institute, Emory & Henry College's Peer Educators, and In Memory of Anne Skewes.
Presented by Southwest Virginia Legal Aid, in collaboration with Emory & Henry College, Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute, Clearview Behavioral Health & Washington County Commonwealth's Attorney.
This training has been approved for 5 CLE credits for magistrates & clerks, 5 PIC-3 credits for law enforcement professionals,
and 4 CLE credits for attorneys. 
Conference Program Brochure (Parking, Related Events, Registration Form on Page 6)
Final Agenda Day One: Wednesday, Oct. 11
Final Agenda Day Two: Thursday, Oct. 12
Campus Maps
                   Emory & Henry College
                   Crosspointe Conference Center
Course Materials
          Domestic Violence Legal Update
                2017 Legislative Updates to Domestic & Sexual Violence Laws
                       
          Countering the Myths: The Impacts of Family Violence on Babies & Children
                    Domestic Violence and Children
                    Finding Your ACE Score
                   The Effects of Exposure to Domestic Violence on Babies & Children (video)
          Trauma Informed Investigation
                    Defining Sexual Assault
                   The Neurobiology of Sexual Assault
                   Setting the Interview
                   The Victim Interview
                   Why Do Victims Report Sexual Assault
                   Questions or Comments
          Batterer Intervention Programs as Part of a Coordinated Community Response
               Family Law News
                   California Code
                   CA PENAL CODE
                   Supplemental Materials
          Substance Abuse & Addiction: Intersections with Domestic & Sexual Violence
               The Addicted Brain
          Sextortion: Issues from Home to Abroad
                   Sextortion
                   Quick Reference Guide