End Abuse Trainings and Networking Meetings

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Look for training details and registration materials six to eight weeks before each event.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Rothschild

How can we best assist survivors who are experiencing the mental health consequences of domestic abuse, and who are also dealing with a mental illness? Join us to learn strategies for helping those who have significant mental health needs to find safety and social support. Choose an afternoon breakout session on how to apply trauma-informed principles to your legal advocacy work with survivors, or on partnerships for recovery, mental health and substance use concerns in your communities. See Details for more info and to register.

Thursday, August 13 from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Eau Claire, WI

This CCR/SART Networking Event will feature a panel of service providers discussing considerations for best serving victims from diverse backgrounds. The day will close with a discussion around strategies for infusing information from the panel into your multidisciplinary team’s work. See Details below for printable flyer and to RSVP by August 7.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Madison

How can we best assist survivors who are experiencing the mental health consequences of domestic abuse, and who are also dealing with a mental illness? Join us to learn strategies for helping those who have significant mental health needs to find safety and social support. Afternoon breakout sessions are Trauma-informed Legal Advocacy and Partnerships for Recovery and Healing. The maximum number of registrants has been reach and registration has been closed early. Training also offered 8/11 in Rothschild.

Tuesday, August 25 & Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Madison

This is the seventh session of New Director U, an ongoing program for a small group of new directors of Wisconsin domestic abuse and dual organizations. Together they are working to sustain each other in building and maintaining supportive, accepting environments that are committed to safety and well-being for all victims and their children. Each month, participants focus on strengthening a different area of skill and knowledge that is needed to direct a fully functioning organization. (The application period has ended and participants are completing the program.)

September 9, 2015
Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel, Madison

Learn and practice with fellow advocates who are just starting out at domestic abuse and sexual assault organizations. For one day participants will gather to review DV dynamics, trauma, and counseling basics, and practice skills during this highly interactive training. See Details for more info and to register by September 3!

Wednesday, September 16 & Thursday, September 17, 2015
Great Wolf Lodge, Wisconsin Dells

Directors of WI tribal, non-tribal, domestic violence and dual programs attend this semiannual meeting to share and learn from each other. End Abuse co-sponsors the meeting with American Indians Against Abuse (AIAA) and the WI Coalition Against Sexual Assault (WCASA). See Details for more information and to register by September 9. Deadline for hotel reservations: August 15.

September 17 & 18, 2015
Madison

WE LEAD is a yearlong leadership academy which focuses on building new voices of leadership within the movement to end domestic and sexual violence by providing hands-on leadership development opportunities for survivors of violence and/or people from Wisconsin’s underserved or under-represented communities. This is the third scheduled session for the 2015-2016 academy.

October 1 at 10:00 AM
Webinar

If you are new to advocacy for victims of abuse in later life, do not miss this webinar!  Participants will gain a basic understanding of the dynamics of abuse in later life, and how it differs substantially from the experiences of younger people who are abused.  Leading the discussion will be CJ Doxtater (End Abuse).  He will be joined by Ann Turner (National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life). Registration opens in mid-August.

October 14 from 12:30-4:00 PM
Wisconsin Dells

Advocates for victims of abuse in later life: please join us for an afternoon of learning and sharing!  This meeting is specifically designed for advocates who have experience and knowledge about working with survivors of abuse in later life (ALL). We are offering a basic webinar about ALL on October 1 at 10:00 AM. If ALL is new to you,  attend the webinar before coming to this meeting.  See Details for more information (now) or to register (starting August 15).

Thursday, October 15 & Friday, October 16, 2015
TBD

This is the eighth session of New Director U, an ongoing program for a small group of new directors of Wisconsin domestic abuse and dual organizations. Together they are working to sustain each other in building and maintaining supportive, accepting environments that are committed to safety and well-being for all victims and their children. Each month, participants focus on strengthening a different area of skill and knowledge that is needed to direct a fully functioning organization. (The application period has ended and participants are completing the program.)

November 6, 2015
Manitowoc

Join Tess Meuer for this one-day interactive training designed for advocates who will assist individuals to obtain restraining orders. Learn to: help a victim assess whether they want a restraining order; explain the process to obtain one; determine eligibility for different types of orders; assist a victim to complete a petition; prepare a victim for court; and more. More information and registration coming soon!

Thursday, November 19, 2015
TBD

This is the ninth session of New Director U, an ongoing program for a small group of new directors of Wisconsin domestic abuse and dual organizations. Together they are working to sustain each other in building and maintaining supportive, accepting environments that are committed to safety and well-being for all victims and their children. Each month, participants focus on strengthening a different area of skill and knowledge that is needed to direct a fully functioning organization. (The application period has ended and participants are completing the program.)

November 19 & 20, 2015
Madison

WE LEAD is a yearlong leadership academy which focuses on building new voices of leadership within the movement to end domestic and sexual violence by providing hands-on leadership development opportunities for survivors of violence and/or people from Wisconsin’s underserved or under-represented communities. This is the fifth scheduled session for the 2015-2016 academy.

November 2015, date TBA
Northeastern Wisconsin

The Day of Networking is just for advocates from domestic abuse and sexual assault organizations to attend, free of charge, from 10 AM to 3 PM. It's all about learning and networking with your colleagues. In the morning we'll have a large group learning opportunity. We'll break for lunch and attend smaller breakout sessions in the afternoon. Details will be posted soon!

Thursday, December 10, 2015
TBD

This is the tenth and final session of the 2015 New Director U, a year-long program for a small group of new directors of Wisconsin domestic abuse and dual organizations. Together they are working to sustain each other in building and maintaining supportive, accepting environments that are committed to safety and well-being for all victims and their children. Each month, participants focus on strengthening a different area of skill and knowledge that is needed to direct a fully functioning organization.