All End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (WCADV) Events

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Thursday, May 5, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Northcentral Technical College in Wausau

End Abuse and WCASA are excited to announce an upcoming networking and training opportunity for members of CCR and SART teams! Come find out how you can better support survivors with disabilities through multidisciplinary collaboration. This event is FREE and open to any current or prospective member of a CCR/SART or other multidisciplinary team. RSVP by May 2! See Details for more information.

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

The Wisconsin Batterers Treatment Provider Association (WBTPA) welcomes Dr. Anne Ganley on May 19 for a full-day keynote presentation, Complexities of Domestic Violence: Implications for Batterer Treatment. On May 20 registrants choose a morning and afternoon workshop from a selection of basic and advanced topics. 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. See details below; register HERE.

Friday, May 20, 2016 from 10 AM to 3 PM
Wausau Police Department

It's the first 2016 Regional Advocate Day for Training ! Designed just for advocates of domestic abuse and sexual assault programs to learn and share as a large group in the morning and enjoy smaller group discussion in the afternoon. Topics include housing rights, family court issues, and the intersection of substance use problems and domestic abuse. RSVP by May 13! See Details for more info.

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. See Details for more info and to register.

May 26-27, 2016
Madison

WE LEAD is a yearlong leadership academy which focuses on building new voices of leadership within the movement to end gender-based 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 first scheduled session for the 2016-2017 academy.

May 11 & 12, 2016
Hotel Marshfield

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). In May we will focus on becoming inclusive and thriving organizations, with special guest Cathy Cave. See Details below for more info and to register. 

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 from 10-11 AM
Webinar

Join presenter Molly Herrmann to discuss the unique needs of LGBTQ youth survivors of intimate partner violence. This webinar builds on the 2015 series on serving LGBTQ people. It will cover terminology, ways to create a welcoming, inclusive environment, and policies – all specific to LGBTQ youth. After viewing the webinar, participants will be able to describe terms and concepts related to LGBTQ youth, list tips for including and welcoming LGBTQ youth, and identify LGBTQ youth-specific policies. See Details for more information and to register.

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 and to register.

Thursday, June 16, 2016
Madison

This is the fifth session of the 2016 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.

Friday June 24, 2016
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel

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, human trafficking, or similar fields of gender-based violence work. There will be an informal networking gathering on the evening before the conference.

8am to 5:30pm on Friday, June 24, 2016
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

This annual free conference is by and for advocates of color in Wisconsin, against gender-based violence in all its forms.  It is a safe space for folks that identify as people of color and/or Native/Indigenous, a space for folks that work in the domestic violence, sexual assault, or human trafficking field (i.e. advocate, youth worker, youth, staff, volunteer, intern, etc.).

Thursday, July 14, 2016
Madison

This is the sixth session of the 2016 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.

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!

July 28-29, 2016
Madison

WE LEAD is a yearlong leadership academy which focuses on building new voices of leadership within the movement to end gender-based 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 second scheduled session for the 2016-2017 academy.

Thursday, August 4, 2016
Fairfield Inn & Suites, Weston

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.

Friday, August 12, 2016
Holiday Inn, Stevens Point

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. Share your skills and knowledge!  Submit your idea for a workshop by April 4!  See Details below.

Thursday, August 18 and Friday, August 19
Madison

This is the seventh session of the 2016 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.

September 29-30, 2016
Madison

WE LEAD is a yearlong leadership academy which focuses on building new voices of leadership within the movement to end gender-based 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 2016-2017 academy.

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 17-18, 2016
Madison

WE LEAD is a yearlong leadership academy which focuses on building new voices of leadership within the movement to end gender-based 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 fourth scheduled session for the 2016-2017 academy.

Thursday, November 17, and Friday, November 18, 2016
Madison

This is the eighth session of the 2016 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.

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.

Thursday, December 8
Madison

This is the ninth and final session of the 2016 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.

January 26-27, 2017
Madison

WE LEAD is a yearlong leadership academy which focuses on building new voices of leadership within the movement to end gender-based 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 2016-2017 academy.

March 30-31, 2017
Madison

WE LEAD is a yearlong leadership academy which focuses on building new voices of leadership within the movement to end gender-based 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 sixth and final scheduled session for the 2016-2017 academy.