Serving Survivors in the 21st Century: Overviews and Updates of Important Advocacy Areas – DODGE CITY – Dec 2018

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Serving Survivors in the 21st Century: Overviews and Updates of Important Advocacy Areas – DODGE CITY

AUDIENCE: Law Enforcement, Community-Based Advocates, System-Based Advocates, and Communication Specialists.

Presented by:
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Objective: This training will provide advanced knowledge to law enforcement and advocates about several increasingly important advocacy areas, including: protection orders, the use of technology in stalking and intimate partner violence, immigration benefits available to survivors, and providing culturally-specific and survivor-centered services to all survivors of sexual and domestic violence.

December 17, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Learning Center
308 W. Frontview Road
Dodge City, KS

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
Lunch is on your own.


Registration Deadline: December 10, 2018

How To Register:
You must first create an account and login, then select the number of users you want to register and click “Register Now”.

If you need assistance registering, contact:
Shelly Newman or 785-232-9784 ext. 314

We welcome people of all abilities. For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please select your needs on the online registration form or contact Shelly Newman at 785-232-9784 or Request should be made at least 14 business days prior to the training.

Alyssa Bauer or 785-232-9784 ext 316

Alyssa Bauer
KCSDV Protection Order Project Manager
Jenna Christophel
KCSDV Immigration Project Attorney

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

  • Respond to requests for protection orders;
  • Identify legislative updates to protection orders in Kansas;
  • Identify common misconceptions surrounding protection orders and demonstrate effective techniques for combatting them;
  • Identify common technologies that abusers, perpetrators, and stalkers misuse to further abuse of domestic and sexual violence and stalking;
  • Identify information and records that should be collected as evidence and best practices for preserving that evidence;
  • Recognize how a survivor’s culture can affect the healing and advocacy process for survivors;
  • Gain strategies to provide culturally-specific and survivor-centered services;
  • Understand what immigration benefits are available to survivors of sexual and domestic violence.

This grant project is supported by subgrant No. 18-VAWA-19 awarded by the Kansas Governor’s Grants Program for the STOP Formula Grant Program. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of the Kansas Governor or the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

Total Training Hours: 8

  •  December 17, 2018
     8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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