Webinar Opportunity: Improve the Accessibility of Your Virtual Events

Virtual events (webinars and meetings that take place in a virtual meeting room) have a unique set of requirements to be accessible to people with disabilities and Deaf individuals. Vera staff will lead interested OVW-funded TA providers through an interactive process of assessing the accessibility of their existing virtual events, and help them to incorporate best practices to...

Creating Accessible In-Person Events Training Announcement

August 2 - 4, 2016
Hosted by the Vera Institute of Justice
The next Creating Accessible In-Person Events Training is tentatively scheduled to take place August 2 through August 4 in Minnesota. This FREE three day training is designed exclusively for OVW-funded technical assistance providers to create in-person events (conferences, trainings,...

Identifying and Preventing Gender Bias in Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

On Tuesday, December 15, 2015, Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced new guidance from the Justice Department designed to help law enforcement agencies prevent gender bias in their response to sexual assault and domestic violence.  The guidance, “Identifying and Preventing Gender Bias in Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence,” serves two key...

Training Opportunity for TA Providers: Effective Program and Curriculum Development Workshop

Futures Without Violence will hold an “Effective Program and Curriculum Development Workshop” on July 14-16, 2015 in San Diego, California, as part of the Institute for Leadership in Education and Development (I-LED) created to assist all OVW grantees with education/training program development and delivery. For more information, please see the brochure for the workshop....

Upcoming Conference Request and Report Webinar Opportunity

OVW is providing a webinar based on the popular “Getting to Yes on Conference Requests” workshop presented at the 2013 All TA Provider Meeting. Nadine Neufville, Deputy Director for Grant Development and Management, will provide an overview of the current conference request and report requirements and processes, discuss the most common issues that delay conference request...

NNEDV Launches Transitional Housing Toolkit

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) has launched their new Transitional Housing Toolkit for domestic violence transitional housing programs throughout the country. This online toolkit allows transitional housing programs to easily and independently access a wealth of resources and ensures that they have the information needed to enhance their important work...

OVW is Looking for Peer Reviewers!

If you or someone you know is interested in participating in OVW's peer reviews process, we would like to hear from you.

To assist OVW in assessing the merits of grant applications, OVW uses active practitioners or recent retirees who possess subject matter expertise and experience addressing domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and/or stalking. OVW peer...

New Technical Assistance Summary of Projects

TA Project: Domestic Violence High Risk Team Model Training and Technical Assistance Project
Point of Contact: Terry Rooney
Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center, Inc.
2 Harris Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
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National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) introduces eNewsletter

NCALL's new quarterly eNewsletter will address current topics specific to the elder abuse field, offer updates from the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women Enhanced Training and Services to End Violence Against and Abuse of Women Later in Life Program (OVW ALL Program), and highlight the work of the OVW ALL Program grantees. To receive the eNewsletter,

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