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2017 Webinars

The 13th Annual Domestic Violence Fatality Review Report: What You Need to Know

Webinar hosted on 3/30/2017

Webinar participants will be given an overview of the 2016 Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Annual Report content. The intended audience is anyone who is part of a Fatality Review Team, Family Violence Task Force, or domestic violence program. Topics include: the theme and layout of the 2016 annual report, the connection between domestic violence-related homicide and suicide, recommendations for incorporating suicide prevention strategies into your work, charts of statewide data and data from reviewed cases, and distribution strategies for your community.

2016 Webinars

The 12th Annual Domestic Violence Fatality Review Report: What You Need to Know

Webinar hosted on 3/31/2016

Participants on this webinar will be given an overview of the 2015 Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Annual Report content. Topics include: the theme and layout of the 2015 report, the impact of domestic violence exposure on children, the impact of domestic violence homicides on surviving families and children, the impact of murder-suicides and familicides on families, children and communities, charts of statewide data and data from reviewed cases, and distribution strategies for your community.

Engaging the Faith Community in your Coordinator Community Response to Domestic Violence: Training Materials Overview

Webinar hosted on 6/14/16

Participants on this webinar will be given an overview of the revised Safe Sacred Space training materials. We will discuss in-depth the newly developed Training Guide for Family Violence Task Forces. Some highlights include: tips for engaging faith leaders, training suggestions specific to this audience; and an adaptable training outline including powerpoints and handouts.

2015 Webinars

These webinars were developed by the Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project to assist Fatality Review Teams in their work to create change in their communities and implement fatality review recommendations.

Engaging the Faith Community in Your Coordinated Community Response to Domestic Violence

Webinar hosted on 4/1/2015

The goal of this webinar is to address some of the barriers to engaging the faith community in the coordinated community response to domestic violence. The intended audience is anyone who is part of a Fatality Review Team, Family Violence Task Force, and domestic violence program or is otherwise working with the faith community on the intersections of domestic violence and faith. Speakers include Rev. Victoria Ferguson-Young, Founder & Executive Director of The Kindred Moxie Network, Inc.

 

Economic Abuse: What You Need to Know

Webinar hosted on 4/30/2015

The goal of this webinar is to increase participants’ understanding of financial abuse and encourage them to utilize the Domestic Violence in the Workplace Toolkit to engage the business community in their coordinated community response to domestic violence. The intended audience is anyone who is part of a Fatality Review Team, Family Violence Task Force, and domestic violence program. Speakers include Allison Smith-Burk, GCADV’s Director of Public Policy.

 

Engaging the Media to Change Social Norms

Webinar hosted on 5/29/2015

The goal of this webinar is to address the impact media has on the public’s perception of domestic violence, strategies for how to increase engagement of journalists on this topic, suggestions for approach, tips and strategies for successful media contacts, as well as building and sustaining ongoing relationships or initiating conversations with journalists. Speakers include Kit Gruelle, advocate and survivor.

 

Supporting Law Enforcement’s Role in Domestic Violence Response

Webinar hosted on 8/14/2015

The goal of this webinar is to increase participants understanding of law enforcement’s role in ending family violence, and encourage them to utilize the Connecting Community Resources to Law Enforcement to engage and train their local law enforcement community. The intended audience is anyone who is part of a Fatality Review Team, Family Violence Task Force, or domestic violence program. Speakers include Jennifer Thomas, Executive Director of GCFV and Niki Lemeshka, Legal Advocate at the Cherokee Family Violence Center.

 

Firearm Surrender Protocols

Webinar hosted on 10/30/2015

The goal of this webinar is to increase participants’ understanding of a protocol developed in DeKalb County and encourage them to strategize how they can implement a similar protocol in their community. The intended audience is anyone who is part of a Fatality Review Team, Family Violence Task Force, domestic violence program, and the criminal justice system. Speakers include Jennifer Waindle, Supervisor, DeKalb County State Court Probation, Jennifer Stolarski, Chief Assistant, DeKalb County Solicitor-General’s Office, and Allison Smith-Burk, Director of Public Policy, Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

 

The Georgia Domestic Violence Benchbook: It’s Not Just For Judges

Webinar hosted on 11/13/2015

The goal of this webinar is to increase participants’ understanding of the Georgia Domestic Violence Benchbook resource. The intended audience is anyone who is part of a Fatality Review Team, Family Violence Task Force, domestic violence program, and the criminal justice system.Speakers include Joan Prittie, Executive Director of Project Safe Inc. and editor of the Georgia Domestic Violence Benchbook.