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Freedom from Sexual Violence

Event: Building Collaborative Responses to Trafficked Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

May
13

This 2.5 days training with one year follow up support on action plans will provide participants with effective skills on how to identify and assist domestic violence and sexual assault victims who may also be human trafficking victims. This training will focus on improving collaborative response to adult international trafficked victims/survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Date: May 13, 14 & 15, 2015
Location:  San Francisco, California
Application Deadline: March 20, 2015
Presented by: U. S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women In partnership with Futures Without Violence

As a result of this training participants will be better able to:

  • Initiate multi-disciplinary collaborative strategies in responding to trafficked victims/survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault;
  • Define and clarify individual and organizational roles and responsibilities in responding to trafficked victims/survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault;
  • Develop culturally competent and linguistically accessible approaches for effective case management to assist trafficked victims/survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault;
  • Enhance knowledge on the legal options, assistance and benefits that are available for trafficked victims/survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault;
  • Identify and respond to adult international trafficked victims/survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault; and
  • Create an action plan to develop and implement a collaborative response to addressing human trafficking in your community

 

Who may attend?

  • OVW grantees are highly encouraged to come in multidisciplinary teams composed of organizations in their communities (“teams” of 3-4 individuals) which may include, but not limited to: domestic violence/sexual assault program staff, attorneys, law enforcement, human trafficking taskforce members, and immigration community service providers.  Example possible team configuration:  DV/SA program director, law enforcement, immigration attorney, community based organization. A proposed team must have at least 1 OVW grantee or OVW partner.

 

  • OVW grantees and their OVW grant partners can participate and use their OVW travel funds to send grant funded staff and partners to this training, with prior approval from their OVW Program Manager.

Information and application online: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ZL5X5B6

 

If you have any questions, please contact Mónica Arenas at E-mail: marenas@futureswithoutviolence.org , Tel: 415-678-5519.