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Resources and Publications
Financial Empowerment Training Webinar Session I
May 25, 2010 webinar recording
Presenters: Dr. Vivian Larkin, Director of Economic and Social Justice, WCADV Morgan Young, Immigration/Poverty Law Attorney, WCADV Jolynn Woehrer, Task Force on Family ViolenceThis webinar is the first in a two-part series. The content has been condensed from a 4-hour training that was designed to help advocates provide survivors with: Resources to strengthen confidence in order to take action; Strategies to address financial and safety challenges of ending a relationship with an abuser; Resources for working through quality-of-life changes they may encounter when fleeing abuse; Strategies to work through challenges that occur after identity or name change and abuser misuse of her personal records; Tactics to understand financial fundamentals and basic steps to building a strong financial base, including budgeting, saving, building credit, and managing debt.(Apologies for missing the first 15 minutes)
Harrassment Restraining Orders
August 11, 2010 webinar recording
This is a recording of the webinar conducted by Legal Department Director Tess Meuer. It covers all of the changes to restraining orders that will be effective September 1, 2010. Harassment restraining orders will become more parallel to domestic abuse restraining orders. Additional changes discussed include: a uniform procedure for de novo review of a court commissioner’s decision; requirements for the court to follow prior to allowing a change from a domestic abuse order to a harassment order; the inclusion of space on petitions to indicate any other proceedings which prohibit contact between the parties; and a process for maintaining a confidential file for the petitioner’s address.
Financial Empowerment Training Webinar Session II
September 15, 2010 webinar recording
Presenters: Dr. Vivian Larkin, Director of Economic and Social Justice, WCADV Graciela Laguna, Victim Services and Access Specialist, WCADV Nataliya Runte, Sojourner Family Peace Center Chia Yang, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Authority (WHEDA)In this session presenters discuss culturally sensitive strategies for assisting survivors from diverse backgrouns, including immigrant victims, to improve financial stability.
Creating and Supporting an Effective Board of Directors
March 10, 2011 webinar recording
The program, presented by Gary Kelsey of Kelsey & Associates, focuses on roles and responsibilities of boards and their executive committees as well as staff and board relationships.
Recruiting and Orienting an Effective Board of Directors
September 14, 2011 webinar recording
This program, presented by Gary Kelsey of Kelsey & Associates, focuses on board recruitment, board planning, i.e. forming committees, and board orientation.
Restraining Orders for Youth and Children
September 20, 2011 Webinar Recording
This webinar, presented by Legal Department Director Tess Meuer, focuses on the two restraining orders available for minors (under the age of 18) in Wisconsin: Child Abuse Restraining Orders and Harassment Restraining Orders.
Prevention: Men as Allies
November 27, 2012 webinar recording
This webinar explored promising local initiatives that engage men, and ways to develop an approach to mobilizing men in your community. Presented by Molly Zemke, Prevention Program Coordinator from Domestic Abuse Intervention Services.
Prevention: Voices of Men - Stepping Up and Speaking Out
December 12, 2012 webinar recording
The Fox Valley community has mobilized men and boys to address violence against women and girls. This webinar discussed current initiatives undertaken by Voices of Men and ways the initiative might be replicated in other communities. Presented by: Dave Willems, Fox Valley Voices of Men member, volunteer, and program consultant; and Julie Fevola, Executive Director, Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services.
Calculating True Program Costs
February 12, 2013 Webinar Recording
Do you know what it costs to deliver your programs? An understanding of true program costs is essential for management decisions, program design and effective development work. This webinar provides an overview of how to: allocate expenses; build realistic program budgets; and communicate what your work actually costs. Information provided can assist programs to provide required detailed cost reporting to WI DCF. Presenters: Dennis Johnson and Ben Williams of Forward Community Investments join WCADV’s Patti Seger and Teresa Weinland-Schmidt.
Transforming Services for Children & Youth: Creating Trauma-Informed Support for Families & Children in WI DV Programs
February 7, 2013 Webinar Recording
Join special guest Susan Blumenfeld of the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health (NCDVTMH) for this exciting learning opportunity. This webinar will provide Wisconsin domestic abuse Services providers a framework for building a trauma-informed approach to meeting the needs of children, youth and families exposed to domestic violence.
Alice Software Training for Wisconsin programs
The following webinars were recorded to address the needs of Wisconsin advocates for reporting to DCF, SAVS and VOCA funders along with an overview of how the Alice software organizes and reports data:
Click here for links to these webinars and supporting documents, a manual for Wisconsin programs, and other Alice software help.
Working with Battered Immigrants: VAWA Immigration Remedies
Join Morgan Young, End Abuse Immigration and Poverty Law Attorney, for a discussion of VAWA remedy trends, concerns and best practices when working with battered immigrants.
You will learn about:
This webinar was designed for advocates who have little or no knowledge of immigration law. The webinar was recorded on December 4, 2013, and runs for less than 60 minutes.