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Victim-Centered Strategies for Effective Working Relationships
Victim-Centered Strategies for Effective Working Relationships
Webinar (Upcoming) | Nov 17, 2020 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CST

Evidence-based practices clearly demonstrate that the relationship a professional develops with their client is critical. Creating a relationship that is supportive, empathetic, accountable and provides appropriate advocacy is foundational in the support and change process for victim/survivors and those that cause harm. Developing effective working relationships requires balancing empathy and boundaries with clear goals and an attention to resolving barriers. During the webinar, you will learn the components of developing effective relationships with victim/survivors and offenders including attending to our own biases. Assessing the needs of the client and matching our responses to those needs will also be discussed.

Ask the Expert Series: What Does it Mean to be Victim-Centered?
Ask the Expert Series: What Does it Mean to be Victim-Centered?
Webinar (Upcoming) | Dec 15, 2020 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST

Join us to gain an introduction to victim/survivor centered approaches, a summary of promising practices, and challenges and opportunities to be more victim/survivor centered. Each 60 minute session features a brief overview presentation followed by an opportunity to engage in an in-depth facilitated discussion and question and answer (Q&A) session with subject matter experts, practitioners in the field, and other attendees. Your participation is encouraged and additional questions will be taken during this live session. Prior to the session, we will gather feedback from you about what you would like to learn about the topic from the experts

Addressing Violence Against Women Through Motivational Interviewing
Addressing Violence Against Women Through Motivational Interviewing
Webinar (Upcoming) | Feb 23, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CST

Motivational Interviewing is a style of interaction that is client-driven and supports individuals in the healing and change process. There is significant research in the health, education and criminal justice fields that supports the use of motivational interviewing in addressing the needs of victim/survivors and offenders, providing support and helping to facilitate change. Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a trauma-informed interviewing/interacting technique that focuses on creating supportive, meaningful and strategic conversations. During the webinar, you will gain understanding of the context of evidence-based practices within which to have these conversations and leave the participants with practical skills to engage in short and effective conversations to initiate, or facilitate, the process of behavior-change and effective support. These skills are valuable, effective, and are considered an evidence-based practice in criminal justice.

Ask the Expert Series: What do Victim/Survivor Service Professionals Need to Know about Corrections
Ask the Expert Series: What do Victim/Survivor Service Professionals Need to Know about Corrections
Webinar (Upcoming) | Mar 16, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST

Join us to gain an overview of the corrections systems and how to address common misconceptions. Each 60 minute session features a brief overview presentation followed by an opportunity to engage in an in-depth facilitated discussion and question and answer (Q&A) session with subject matter experts, practitioners in the field, and other attendees. Your participation is encouraged and additional questions will be taken during this live session. Prior to the session, we will gather feedback from you about what you would like to learn about the topic from the experts

Ask the Expert Series: Attending Risk and Needs in Treatment
Ask the Expert Series: Attending Risk and Needs in Treatment
Webinar (Upcoming) | Apr 6, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST

Join us to learn how to regularly and consistently attend to risk and needs between treatment, corrections, and victim/survivor services. Each 60 minute session features a brief overview presentation followed by an opportunity to engage in an in-depth facilitated discussion and question and answer (Q&A) session with subject matter experts, practitioners in the field, and other attendees. Your participation is encouraged and additional questions will be taken during this live session. Prior to the session, we will gather feedback from you about what you would like to learn about the topic from the experts.

Empowering Victims' Voices: Creating Victim-Centered Approaches to Community Supervision
Empowering Victims' Voices: Creating Victim-Centered Approaches to Community Supervision
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Join us for a two-day training to examine victim-centered community corrections responses that address offender risk to re-offend, reduce the incidence of re-victimization and when possible, heal the harm caused by the criminal conduct. During the training, you will: 1) Learn how to systematically create and sustain a trauma informed approach that supports victims and holds offenders accountable 2) Explore contemporary offender management practices 3) Review findings from a series of listening sessions with professional communities on promising practices, barriers and challenges in implementing victim-centered practices 4) Review roadmaps to improving systems and practices of agencies/professionals who have a role in serving victims and offenders.

Neurobiology Applications for Community Supervision Professionals in Interpersonal Violence
Neurobiology Applications for Community Supervision Professionals in Interpersonal Violence
Webinar (Upcoming) | Apr 27, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CDT

Over 80% of all people under supervision in the criminal justice system have experienced trauma or show symptoms of trauma. Additionally, probation, parole and victim/survivor service providers encounter a high percentage of victim/survivors that are experiencing trauma. It is critically important for criminal justice professionals to have skills to recognize and address trauma. Without being trauma-informed, we miss a vital component of responsivity when attending to client and victim/survivor needs. During the webinar, you will learn about the foundation of trauma, the impact of trauma on the brain, and how to recognize symptoms in ourselves and others. We will also cover what it means to be trauma-informed in every interaction as well as strategies to effectively support ourselves and others through a trauma-response.

Ask the Expert Series: Trauma Informed Care
Ask the Expert Series: Trauma Informed Care
Webinar (Upcoming) | May 18, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST

Join us to define trauma informed care approaches, develop skills to best recognize and effectively address trauma, and discuss promising practices. Each 60 minute session features a brief overview presentation followed by an opportunity to engage in an in-depth facilitated discussion and question and answer (Q&A) session with subject matter experts, practitioners in the field, and other attendees. Your participation is encouraged and additional questions will be taken during this live session. Prior to the session, we will gather feedback from you about what you would like to learn about the topic from the experts.

Managing Sex Offender Caseloads: A Victim-Centered Approach
Managing Sex Offender Caseloads: A Victim-Centered Approach
Webinar (Upcoming) | Jun 15, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CDT

Review the basics of sex offender management and evidence-based techniques used to make considerations related to the application of supervision and treatment. Identify the role of the supervising officer and the value of engaging victim/survivors, offender’s families, effectively responding to violations and supporting strength-based practices to promote behavior change. Discuss how static and dynamic risk factors can help make informed decisions and identify contributing risk factors linked to sexual offending. Explore the relationship between typologies and the application of risk, need responsivity. Examine a victim/survivor-centered approach to supervision and treatment and understand how to balance this approach to support community safety.

Being Victim/Survivor-Centered: Working with Sexual Abusers
Being Victim/Survivor-Centered: Working with Sexual Abusers
Webinar (Upcoming) | Jul 27, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CDT

Adopting a victim/survivor-centered approach in the supervision and treatment of adult sex offenders is important for teams working within this field. Developing meaningful, real-world strategies to involve victim/survivors and advocates in the supervision and treatment of sexual abusers will help teams hold offenders accountable for their behaviors while, more importantly, empowering and potentially helping victim/survivors in their recovery process. During the webinar, you will learn new strategies to increase collaborations between community supervision professionals and victim/survivor service providers; look at approaches that are victim and survivor-centered; and explore what these approaches provide to victims and survivors.

 
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