July

14

Tuesday

(1 Event)

July
1

TA Call: New Laws

10am

LocationTeleconference

DescriptionCall details to come soon!

ContactTraining Institute
804.377.0335
training@vsdvalliance.org

Thursday

(1 Event)

July
10

Governing Body Meeting

LocationPhone meeting

Description

ContactLinda Winston
804.377.0335
lwinston@vsdvalliance.org

Wednesday

(1 Event)

July
16

Continuing Advocacy Training: LGBTQ 201--Taking it to the Next Level

LocationRoanoke

DescriptionSurvivors who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer experience unique barriers when seeking services from sexual and domestic violence advocacy agencies and allied professionals. This training will go from theory to practice making direct links between sexism and homophobia/transphobia and its impact on survivors with particular focus on trans* communities and experiences. Participants will explore advocacy and assessment techniques, dig into the impact of sexual violence across the LGBTQ spectrum, and discover concrete action steps to build a more effective organization that is ready to serve LGBTQ survivors. Intended Audience: Advocates, volunteers, board members, and staff of Sexual and Domestic Violence Agencies and allied professionals Cost: $45, includes lunch and materials; member discounts available.

ContactKathy Pierce
804.377.0335
kpierce@vsdvalliance.org

Thursday

(1 Event)

July
31

DO YOU Certification Training

LocationRichmond

DescriptionDO YOU: Building Youth Resilience Through Creative Expression is a primary prevention strategy to address teen dating violence, sexual harrassment, and bullying by promoting positive youth development and healthy relationships. This training is designed for adult facilitators and teen mentors (who are peer facilitators) interested in implementing DO YOU in their communities. This comprehensive training will equip you with all materials and experience necessary to successfully implement the 10-session DO YOU program locally with small groups of teens ages 13-16. Materials include: • The UnCurriculum: Facilitator’s Guide (on CD) • 250 public domain art images [for collage making] • 20 ‘Zines [ blank teen magazines] • DO YOU Evaluation Tools Upon completion of this training, you or your organization may apply to become a 2014 DO YOU pilot site. Up to 4 pilot sites will be chosen and will each receive a stipend. Intended audience: Adult facilitators and teen mentors interested in implementing DO YOU Cost: $300 includes materials and lunch; member discounts available. Each adult registration entitles you to bring up to two teen mentors for free. Scholarships available: If the cost of this training presents a hardship, please submit a scholarship application prior to registering in order to be considered for a fee waiver. If your scholarship is granted, you still may bring up to 2 teen mentors at no cost. Please visit the training registration page on our website for the Scholarship Application. Submit to Leslie Conway at lconway@vsdvalliance.org

ContactKathy Pierce
804.377.0335
kpierce@vsdvalliance.org

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