End Abuse Trainings and Networking Meetings

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Look for training details and registration materials six to eight weeks before each event.

Webinars Demystified


April 28 from 1-2:30 PM
Conference Call

We've had numerous conversations with local programs directors and advocates about the challenges they face, when working with victims who have multiple trauma histories involving substance abuse. Let's talk about strategies for working through these issues! Please join us for one of three conference calls with special guest Patti Bland, Substance Abuse Specialist at the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health facilitated by Diane Wolff.

April 30, 2014
Stoney Creek Inn, Wausau

Kick Start Your Advocacy Skills!  Join us to explore how we think about advocacy, and to practice our skills. Kick Start Your Advocacy Skills includes online learning components, in-person training, and opportunities to connect beyond the training. The one-day, in-person Advocacy Training takes place on April 30, 2014 from 8:30-5:00.  

Registration is now closed.

Friday, May 9, 2014 from 10 AM-3 PM
The Bad River Community Center in Odanah

Join your fellow advocates and End Abuse staff for the second 2014 Day of Networking!  We'll reserve the morning for shared learning together, break for lunch, and gather for small group discussions in the afternoon.

The morning workshop is Supporting Mother-Child Relationships and in the afternoon, participants can choose to join one of two discussions about domestic violence and Children & Youth or Traumatic Brain Injury. 

Monday, May 12 from 1:00-2:00 PM
At your desk

We have changed the topic for this month due to legislative changes in restraining orders!  Three new Acts take effect in April: Act 223, Act 311 and Act 322. Director of Justice Systems Tess Meuer will lead this discussion. 

Registration opens in April. See Details below.

Wednesday May 14 & Thursday May 15, 2014
Wisconsin Rapids

Directors of Wisconsin tribal and non-tribal domestic violence and dual programs are invited to attend this semiannual meeting to share and learn from each other. End Abuse co-sponsors the meeting with American Indians Against Abuse (AIAA) and the WI Coalition Against Sexual Assault (WCASA).  See details for more information.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Comfort Inn and Suites, Madison

How do the criminal and civil legal systems differ? How do I help someone who needs a restraining order? What does the law say about what programs must or must not do to protect the client’s confidentiality?  What can I do to assist pro se victims? Join us to learn the answers to these questions and more. Participants will gain the knowledge, tools and skills needed to advocate for domestic abuse victims within legal systems.

See Details below for registration.

June 9, 2014 from 1-2 PM
At your desk

Join Morgan Young, Immigration & Poverty Law Attorney, for this month's legal technical assistance topic. There will be question and answer time at the end of the hour on the current topic—or any legal topic—of concern to victim advocates. Registration will open in May.

June 26 & 27, 2014
Holiday Inn, Madison

The Leadership Institute for Communities of People of Color event brings together people of color from across the state, who are working to address domestic abuse in their communities. Presenters will include national, state and local speakers and facilitators. This event is specifically for individuals who identify as persons of color (e.g. African/African American, Native American/American Indian, Asian, and Latina/Latino). Registration will open in April. Stay tuned for more information!  

July 16 & 17, 2014
To be determined
American Indians Against Abuse, End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin, and Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault present the annual Northern Training for staff of Wisconsin rural and tribal domestic and sexual abuse programs. Advocates of all experience levels are welcome.
July 21, 2014 from 1-2 PM
At your desk

Join Morgan Young for this month's topic. Time will be reserved at the end of the hour for participants to ask questions about the current topic--or any legal topic--of concern to victim advocates. Registration will open in June. (The original date of this event was changed to July 21.)

 

July 24 & 25, 2014 from 8:30-4:30
Madison

WE LEAD is a yearlong leadership academy which focuses on building new voices of leadership within the movement to end domestic and sexual violence by providing hands-on leadership development opportunities for survivors of violence and/or people from Wisconsin’s underserved or under-represented communities. This is the second scheduled session for the 2014-2015 academy.

August 6, 2014
Stoney Creek Inn, Rothschild (near Wausau)

What are the ramifications if a victim leaves the state with her children?  What is the role of—and how do I work with—the Guardian ad Litem?  Learn about legislative changes to restraining orders and other important areas of the law. These and other topics will be covered – stay tuned for details as registration opens in June!

August 18, 2014 from 1-2 PM
At your desk

Join Tess Meuer, Director of Justice Systems, for this month's legal technical assistance topic: Legal Considerations for Survivors with Disabilities. There will be question and answer time at the end of the hour on the current topic—or any legal topic—of concern to victim advocates. Registration will open in July. (The date and topic of this TESS Talk has been updated.)

September 10 & 11, 2014
TBD

Directors of Wisconsin tribal and non-tribal domestic violence and dual programs are invited to attend this semiannual meeting to share and learn from each other. End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin co-sponsors the meeting with American Indians Against Abuse and the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault.  Registration will open in July.  Stay tuned for more details!

September 15, 2014 from 1-2 PM
At your desk

Join Immigration and Poverty Law Attorney Morgan Young for this month's topic. Time will be reserved at the end of the hour for participants to ask questions about the current topic--or any legal topic--of concern to victim advocates. Registration will open in August. (The original date of this event was changed to September 15.)

September 24, 2014
TBD

Kick Start Your Advocacy Skills!  Join us to explore how we think about advocacy, and to practice our skills. Kick Start Your Advocacy Skills includes online learning components, in-person training, and opportunities to connect beyond the training. The one-day, in-person Advocacy Training takes place on September 24, 2014 from 8:30-5:00.   Registration will open in July.

Please note: this training is designed for new advocates, although anyone is welcome to attend. 

September 25 & 26, 2014 from 8:30-4:30
Madison

WE LEAD is a yearlong leadership academy which focuses on building new voices of leadership within the movement to end domestic and sexual violence by providing hands-on leadership development opportunities for survivors of violence and/or people from Wisconsin’s underserved or under-represented communities. This is the third scheduled session for the 2014-2015 session of the academy.

October 20, 2014 from 1-2 PM
At your desk

Join Director of Justice Systens Tess Meuer for this month's legal technical assistance topic. There will be question and answer time at the end of the hour on the current topic—or any legal topic—of concern to victim advocates. Registration will open in September. (The original date of this event was changed to October 20.)

November 17, 2014 from 1-2 PM
At your desk

Join Immigration and Poverty Law Attorney Morgan Young for this month's topic. Time will be reserved at the end of the hour for participants to ask questions about the current topic--or any legal topic--of concern to victim advocates. Registration will open in October. (The original date of this event was changed to November 17.)

November 21 & 22, 2014 from 8:30-4:30
Madison

WE LEAD is a yearlong leadership academy which focuses on building new voices of leadership within the movement to end domestic and sexual violence by providing hands-on leadership development opportunities for survivors of violence and/or people from Wisconsin’s underserved or under-represented communities. This is the fourth scheduled session for the 2014-2015 academy.

December 15, 2014 from 1-2 PM
At your desk

Join Director of Justice Systems Tess Meuer for this month's legal technical assistance topic. There will be question and answer time at the end of the hour on the current topic—or any legal topic—of concern to victim advocates. Registration will open in November.

(The original date of this event was changed to December 15.)