Fairfax County Domestic Violence Community

Information for Domestic Violence Professionals and Volunteers in Fairfax County, Virginia

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Announcements

The DVPPCC has launched its Make the Call campaign to encourage use of the County 24-hour domestic and sexual violence hotline.  Read more about the campaign here.

Opportunity: Director, Fairfax County Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services.  Closing date May 12, 2017.  Apply here

The DV Network will next meet on May 16, 10 am - noon in room 4/5 of the Government Center.

TRAINING & EVENTS

May 12, 2017, Trauma, Violence and Abuse: Clinical Implications and Treatment Strategies, presented by the Women's Center at Attain Training Facility, 1600 Tyson's Boulevard #1400 in McLean, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.  Speakers are Susan Folwell, Amanda Millir and Allison Medina. 

June 3, 2017:  Just Ask Walk/Run for Freedom, Fairfax County Government Center, 8:30-10 am.  The event to raise awareness about human trafficking is free and the first 200 to register get free t-shirts!  Register here.

June 9, 2017: Bonnie Martin Serve Model Workshop: Treating the Complex Trauma of Human Trafficking.  8:30 am-4:30 pmVienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park Street NE in Vienna VA.  This is part 2 of a training that took place last year.  If you missed Part 1 or would like a refresher, register for the June 8 evening session as well. Register here.

RESOURCES

The Fairfax County Trauma-Informed Community Network, an initiative of the Partnership for a Health Fairfax, meets bimonthly and offers training and information resources.  More information is available here. 

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