OVW and TA providers have hosted several educational webinars for OVW TA Providers, grantees, potential grantees, and subgrantees. These webinars provide an overview of grants financial management, grant fraud investigations, federal civil rights obligations, the grant management system, and rural TA providers and their projects.

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The Department of Justice Grant Auditing Process

September 17, 2018

This webinar will familiarize grantees with the Department of Justice grant audit process. For the full webinar series, please visit https://oig.justice.gov/about/grant-audits.htm


Whats Your Agenda - How to Craft Meaningful Agendas Webinar

July 30, 2018

Presented by: Jennifer White, Futures Without Violence

This webinar will explore the process for developing agendas that will reflect your goals, meet your needs, and help you to achieve your objectives. Similar to instructional design, the creation of meeting agendas is much simpler when you follow a step-by-step process that facilitates a critical analysis of what you need to accomplish and how you should accomplish it. Together, we will use a simple tool that will help guide you through the creation of meaningful agendas.


Creating Accessible Online Trainings Webinar

June 25, 2018

Presented by: Alicia Lord, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, and Ashley Brompton, Center on Victimization and Safety, Vera Institute of Justice

Online courses are cost effective and an excellent way to disseminate information, but are they accessible to a wide range of people? Webinar attendees with disabilities can face a variety of barriers to participation. This webinar will discuss standards of onling accessibility, features of an accessible platform, and working with presenters to ensure an accessible event.


Sexual Assault & Survivors with Disabilities: A Webinar to Raise Awareness, Share Resources, and Highlight Best Practices

April 25, 2017

Presented by: Amy Loder, Cailin Crockett, Jennifer Johnson, Teresa Tudor, Kristin Henry, and Susan Kahan

Recorded on April 24, 2017

​People with disabilities experience sexual violence at rates more than three times higher than people without disabilities (BJS, 2016)[1], yet national conversations around sexual assault often fail to meaningfully include survivors with disabilities. In recognition of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, ​​the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), ​​and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Community Living (ACL), are pleased to co-host a webinar for domestic and sexual violence service providers and community-based programs serving persons with disabilities, to: raise awareness of the prevalence of sexual violence among the populations we serve; highlight strong examples from the field; and share resources for further engagement and training to better support survivors with disabilities who have experienced sexual assault.


Q&A Webinar Session for Conference Request and Report Training

March 10, 2017

Q&A Session following the Conference Request and Conference Report Training 

Presented by: Nadine Neufville


FY2016 Legal Assistance for Victims Grantee Orientation

February 16, 2017

OVW LAV Unit: Thelma Bailey, Shannon Gaskins, Jan-Sheri Morris, Regina Madison, Lauren Nassikas


OVW Rural Pre-Application Conference Call 2017

February 14, 2017

FY 2017 Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Program. Pre-Application Conference Call.

Presented by: Debbie Bright, Michelle Thomas, and Charlotte Turpin


OVW Legal Assistance for Victims Pre-application Call

January 27, 2017

Recorded on January 25, 2017

Presented by: Regina Madison, Shannon Gaskins, Jan-Sheri Morris, and Lauren Nassikas


28 C.F.R PT. 38 Revisions – Partnerships with Faith-Based and Other Neighborhood Organizations

January 24, 2017

Presented by: George Mazza and Mona Mafi

This presentation, provided by the Office for Civil Rights at the Office of Justice Programs, is on the revised rule that the Justice Department issued on April 4, 2016, entitled Partnerships with Faith-Based and Other Neighborhood Organizations.  The rule appears in Part 38 of the 2016 Code of Federal Regulations.

Recorded on December 22, 2016


Conference Request and Conference Report Training

January 4, 2017

Conference Request and Conference Report Training

Presented by: Nadine Neufville

Recorded on December 19th, 2016


Overview of Grants Management System 2015

November 25, 2015

Presenters: Kyle Lohrke, Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice

This webinar is an overview of the Grants Management System (GMS) and how grantees use it to submit Grant Adjustment Notices (GANs) and grant reports and make other formal changes to their awards.


Overview of Grants Financial Management Division 2015

November 25, 2015

Presenters: Suheyla Lasky, Financial Analyst, Grants Financial Management Division, Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice

This webinar is intended to help OVW grantees manage their OVW awards in accordance with the OVW Grants Financial Management Guide and other applicable rules and regulations. 


Civil Rights Obligations of Recipients of Federal Financial Assistance

February 25, 2015

Presenter: Debra Murphy, Attorney-Advisor, Office for Civil Rights, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice

This webinar will familiarize grantees with their civil rights and nondiscrimination responsibilities under VAWA and other legislation. It will address service accessibility for people with disabilities, language access, services for male survivors and sex-segregated services, and nondiscrimination as pertains to sexual orientation and gender identity. You might find it helpful to review the VAWA nondiscrimination FAQs before the webinar. Click here for FAQs


Rural Grantee Webinar Series Part 3

February 23, 2015

Presenters: International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN), University of Arkansas, Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence, Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership

This webinar series provides information to OVW rural grantees about the TA providers and projects that serve the rural grant program, with rural TA providers presenting on their OVW TA projects.


Rural Grantee Webinar Series Part 2

February 20, 2015

Presenters: Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA), Resource Sharing Project, Praxis International, Inc.

This webinar series provides information to OVW rural grantees about the TA providers and projects that serve the rural grant program, with rural TA providers presenting on their OVW TA projects.


Rural Grantee Webinar Series Part 1

February 17, 2015

Presenters: Catholic Legal Immigrant Network, Inc. (CLINIC), National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project (NIWAP), Victim Rights Law Center (VLRC), American Bar Association (ABA)

This webinar series provides information to OVW rural grantees about the TA providers and projects that serve the rural grant program, with rural TA providers presenting on their OVW TA projects.


FY 2014 Rural Grantee Orientation Presentation

January 27, 2015

Presenters: Debbie Bright and Charlotte Turpin, Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice

This webinar provides an overview of basic information required to successfully manage your Rural grant and include topics such as special conditions, training and technical assistance, OVW TA vs. Non-sponsored OVW TA, grant adjustment notices and submission, types of GANs, deliverables, reports, and closeout.


Overview of Grant Fraud Investigations

December 9, 2014

Presenters: Ken Dieffenbach, Senior Special Agent, Fraud Division, Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice

This webinar provides an overview of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and its role in detecting and deterring waste, fraud, abuse, and misconduct in DOJ-funded programs. A question and answer (Q&A) session will follow the presentation. Program and financial points-of-contact who are: a) new to managing OVW awards; and/or b) received an FY 2014 OVW award and will not be attending an in-person grantee orientation should participate.