All End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (WCADV) Events

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

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Thursday, March 31, 2016
Fairfield Inn & Suites, Weston

Join Wendy Gehl and 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. See Details for more information or to register.

Monday, April 4 - Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Kalahari Resort and Waterpark in the Wisconsin Dells

Hey Teens and Adult Allies! Together We Will… Lift our voices, live without fear, unite for change, and so much more! The 2016 Summit on Healthy Teen Relationships will be held at the Kalahari Resort and Waterpark in the Wisconsin Dells! The days will be packed with action and fun, bringing together a diverse group of teens and adults to talk and learn about creating healthy teen relationships and preventing teen dating abuse and sexual assault. See Details for more information or to register.

Beginning January 2016
Webinar Series

What do you need to know to help victims and survivors gain access to public benefits? This series will help you navigate different systems and sets of rules, including recent changes that could affect survivors and their families. The first webinar is about Tax Protections for Survivors (January 20). SSI & SSDI will be discussed on April 26. Other topics include: Getting Covered: Affordable Care or BadgerCare, and Access to Housing Resources and Services. See Details for more information.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 10:00-11:00 AM
Webinar

Join Hal Menendez, Public Benefits and Health Law Priority Coordinator from Legal Action of Wisconsin, for this webinar exploring potential Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits for survivors who have become disabled as a result of domestic abuse. Registration opens in March. See Details for more information about this webinar and the series.

April 20, 2016
Holiday Inn, Madison

This training will enhance your capacity to support survivors before, during and after court proceedings. Scenarios will focus on restraining order and family law hearings. The training will include trauma-informed legal advocacy strategies to prepare a client for court, legal advocacy strategies to prepare a client for a hearing, applying the Victim Service Representative Law, and challenging court errors.

Thursday, May 19 & Friday, May 20, 2016
Kalahari Resort & Conference Center, Wisconsin Dells

The Wisconsin Batterers Treatment Provider Association (WBTPA) welcomes keynote presenter, Dr. Anne Ganley to this year's conference. This annual meeting and conference provides education about topics related to batterer intervention, prevention and education. Full attendance at both days of the meeting satisfies annual educational requirements for WBTPA certification, and it is open to all who wish to attend. Registration opens in March. See Details for more information.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Fairfield Inn & Suites, Weston

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. Registration opens in March.  See Details for more info.

May 11 & 12, 2016
TBD

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).

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Stoney Creek Inn, Rothschild (near Wausau)

James A. Murrell and Yvette D. Murrell are the trainers of Liberation Skills and Strategies, which uses a framework and set of tools for fostering greater awareness and capacity to address the specific ways that oppression and dehumanization interfere with healthy relationships and organizational effectiveness. This transformational program aligns with the future of gender violence services that we are envisioning. See Details for more information.

Thursday, June 23 & Friday June 24, 2016
TBD

This annual conference is by and for advocates & activists & of color in Wisconsin. It is a safe space for folks that identify as people of color, that work, volunteer, intern in domestic violence, sexual assault, or similar fields of gender-based violence work.

July 19 & 20, 2016
TBD

Each year, American Indians Against Abuse (AIAA), End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin and WCASA present this training for rural and tribal programs. We invite all staff of Wisconsin rural and tribal domestic and sexual abuse programs to join us. Advocates of all experience levels are welcome. Details will be available soon!

August 2016
TBD

We’ll explore the history and purpose of support groups within the context of the ever-changing needs of survivors of domestic abuse. In the morning we’ll have a large group session and in the afternoon we will have breakout workshops with tracks for basic and more advanced topics, adult and children/youth groups, specific populations and needs, and more. End Abuse will invite member programs and allies to share their skills and expertise…stay tuned for details!

August 2016, date TBD
TBD

This training will enhance your capacity to support survivors before, during and after court proceedings. Scenarios will focus on restraining order and family law hearings. The training will include trauma-informed legal advocacy strategies to prepare a client for court, legal advocacy strategies to prepare a client for a hearing, applying the Victim Service Representative Law, and challenging court errors.

September 28, 2016
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. This training is designed for new advocates, although anyone is welcome to attend. See Details below for more information.

September 14 & 15, 2016
Holiday Inn, Manitowoc

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).

Stay tuned for more details.

November 2016
TBD

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. See Details for more information.