Fairfax County Domestic Violence Community

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

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DV Community Updates

Upcoming Meetings

DV Network: July 19, 2016 10am – 12pm, Government Center Rooms 4/5

DVPPCC: July 21, 2016, 7:30 – 9:30am, Massey Building, Large Conference Room


We are looking forward to seeing each of you at the party on Tuesday!(Don’t know what I’m talking about? Look for the June 28th event below.)

The Vera Institute of Justice is asking all victim service providers to fill out this short survey on language access.

Fairfax County NCS released their June/July An Ounce of Prevention newsletter.

HUD recently released $9.2 million to prevent homelessness for victims of domestic violence living with HIV/AIDS

The Virginia Family and Children’s Trust (FACT) released an issue brief on trauma.

LAWS is hiring for 9 different positions!Check out their website for details.

SafeSpot Child Advocacy Center is hiring a part-time bilingual therapist and a part-time development associate!

Quin Rivers, Inc. is hiring a Sexual Assault Services Coordinator! Email cover letter and resume to edecarlo@quinrivers.org.  

Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project is hiring an Outreach and Training Coordinator!

Northern Virginia Community College is hiring a Sexual Assault Services Outreach Specialist! Email cover letter and resume to Connie J. Kirkland, Director of NOVACares and Sexual Assault Services at connie.kirkland@nvcc.edu.

Artemis House is hiring for two positions: Director and Case Manager

CRS Safe Places is hiring a Case Manager.  

DC Child and Family Services is hiring a Domestic Violence Specialist.

Training & Events:

June 27, 2016: Mt. Vernon Opportunity Neighborhood is hosting an open house at the South County Government Center, Room 327, from 6pm – 8pm.  Opportunity Neighborhood links Mount Vernon-area residents, schools, county agencies, nonprofits, and other community-based organizations committed to developing a place-based, coordinated approach to ensure success for children and youth.

June 28, 2016:  The DV Community is hosting the outgoing DVPPCC Chair David Bobzien’s Retirement Celebration (and fundraiser for the Dunn-Chadwick Fellowship) from 4:30-7:30pm at the Fairfax County Police Association (5625 Revercomb Ct, Fairfax).  $20 donations are suggested at the door.  Please share with colleagues and friends & let us know if you plan to attend!

June 30, 2016: DCJS is hosting a day-long training on Responding to Adult and Adolescent Sexual Assault in Roanoke, VA. 

June 30, 2016: Vera Institute of Justice is hosting a webinar entitled Working with Survivors with Disabilities: Understanding Tech Misuse & Online Privacy from 2-3:30pm. 

July 7, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar entitled The Danger When Animal Abuse Co-Occurs with Family Violence: Strategies and Policies for Keeping Families Safe from 2-3:30pm. 

July 12, 2016: The Vera Institute of Justice is hosting a webinar entitled The Ins and Outs of Safety and Assistive Technology from 2-3:30pm. 

July 16, 2016: NARAL is hosting a summit entitled Building Diverse Communities for Reproductive Rights and Justice at George Mason University from 10am -4pm. 

July 19, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar on Responding to Youth Violence through Community Advocacy from 3-4:30pm. 

July 26, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar on Female Veterans in the Criminal Justice System from 3-4:30pm. 

July 28, 2016: BWJP is hosting a webinar on Intimate Partner Violence and the Veterans Health Administration from 3-4:30pm. 

July 26-28, 2016: BWJP is hosting a national conference on Accounting for Risk and Danger in your Multi-Agency Responses to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in San Diego, CA.  Click on the link above for more information and to register.

August 10-12, 2016: The Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance is hosting a conference entitled the Warmth of Other Suns.  The conference will establish an environment for diverse professionals working to address and prevent sexual and intimate partner violence to work together with community leaders to increase our understanding of factors that increase vulnerability for violence and decrease access to conventional survivor support mechanisms for African-American communities across Virginia.  Click on the link above for more information and to register.

August 15, 2016: The Women’s Center is hosting a training entitled Family Abuse: What is it and What can you do about it? from 6-9pm.  Visit their website for more information and to sign up. 

October 1, 2016: Save the date for Legal Services of Northern Virginia’s Annual Gala!

October 2, 2016: Save the date for Bethany House’s 2nd Annual Race Against Domestic Violence!

October 7, 2016: Save the date for Shelter House’s Annual Golf Tournament

October 8, 2016: Save the date for The Women’s Center Annual Gala!

October 9, 2016: Save the date for JCADA’s Annual 5K! 

October 15, 2016: Save the date for the FCPD VSS’ K9 Krawl 5K

October 25, 2016: Save the date for LSNV’s Stop the Violence CLE

October 28, 2016: Save the date for the DV Community Annual Meeting from 8am-12pm at the Government Center!     

October 29, 2016: Save the Date for the Women’s Group of Mt. Vernon’s Annual DVAM event

November 9-11, 2016:  Shared Hope International's JuST Conference on Juvenile Sex Trafficking will be held at the Gaylord Hotel in National Harbor.

November 16 – 18, 2016:  The Virginia Victim Assistance Network’s 34th Annual Conference on Crime Victims’ Issues will be held in Virginia Beach.  Click here for more information on keynote speakers and to register.   


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