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BREAKING THE CYCLE:

Trauma-Informed Responses to Domestic & Sexual Violence

a one-day training offered in two locations

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, CrossPointe Conference Center, Christiansburg, VA
Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, Abingdon, VA
Sponsored, in part, by The Virginia Law Foundation
Additional support provided In Memory of Anne Skewes
and by
The Honorable Elizabeth S. Wills & Wise County J&DR Court
The Honorable Maratha P. Ketron & Tazewell County J&DR Court
Presented by Southwest Virginia Legal Aid
This training has been approved for 6 CLE credits for magistrates & clerks. Credits for attorneys, Guardians ad litem, and law enforcement professionals are pending.
Conference Program Brochure
includes Agenda, Session Descriptions, Speaker Bios, Registration Form 
Click here to register
Course Materials
          A Call to Connection: Making Trauma Personal
                Trauma Past, Trauma Present
                    ACEs Handout
                    ACES Infographic
                       
          Building Community Resilience: The Johnson City, Tennessee Experience
                    Building Community Resilience: The Johnson City, Tennessee Experience
          Sexual Assault in Our Culture: Confronting Realities and Addressing Effects
                    Sexual Assault in Our Culture: Confronting Realities and Addressing Effects
       
          Economic Justice: Accessing Civil Remedies for Survivors
               Economic Justice: Accessing Civil Remedies for Survivors
               
          Investigating Sexual Assault: Tools, Techniques, and
          Empathy Based Interrogation EBI)
               Investigating Adult Sexual Assault Cases
          In the Shoes of a Sexual Assault Victim
               How To Support an Adult Survivor of Sexual Assault
               Help for Parents of Children Who Have Been Sexually Abused by Family Members
  
          Why Don't They Just Leave? An Intensive Domestic Violence
          Simulation Experience-Parts 1 & 2
               Why Don't They Just Leave? An Intensive Domestic Violence Experience
      
          Drug Identification, Abuse & Addiction
              Drug Identification, Abuse & Addiction-Part 1
                  Drug Identification, Abuse & Addiction-Part 2
                  Drug Identification, Abuse & Addiction-Part 3
                  Drug Identification, Abuse & Addiction-Part 4
          Hodgepodge of Trauma and Building Resiliency
                   Hodgepodge of Trauma and Building Resiliency
          The Intersectionality of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault & Substance Use
                   The Intersectionality of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Substance Use
          Links Between Pet Abuse & Family Violence
                   The Link: Pet Abuse & Family Violence
          Domestic Violence Legal Update
              Domestic Violence Legal Update