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MCADSV Webinars

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Webinars are available free to members. If you would like to listen to a previously presented webinar or view the powerpoint, please contact us to request the specific link for that webinar.

Recorded Available Webinars

  • Co-Occurring Issues with Domestic Violence:  This webinar is a summary of addiction and mental health issues as it pertains to family member violence. Summary of alcohol, methamphetamines, and opioids and its relation to depression, anxiety, and post traumatic stress disorder.
  • Moving Beyond the Wheel: Understanding Domestic Violence in LGBTQ Communities:  This webinar will center on the importance of building awareness of the context of LGBTQ people’s lives as a key component in supporting creative, effective advocacy with LGBTQ survivors. Through story sharing and examples, we will expand our understanding of the strengths, vulnerabilities and barriers LGBTQ survivors face in navigating systems and communities, as well as addressing the unique considerations for safety planning and advocacy rooted in the lived experiences of LGBTQ survivors.
  • Bullying 101: This webinar looked at the current state of bullying in the state of Montana.  It also included an overview of the most recent OPI statistics, looked at the impact of bullying on Montana youth and provided a brief session on skills to stop bullying.
  • CPS/DV Protocols 101: This webinar offers an overview of the Child Protective Services (CPS) / Domestic Violence (DV) Protocols that were developed by the Department of Health and Human Services (DPHHS) to aid CPS workers who encounter children and their families who experience domestic violence issues.
  • Understanding Domestic Violence: The information covered includes history, statistics and basic information on domestic violence.
  • Domestic Violence and its Effects on Children: This webinar explores how children are affected if they live in a home that experiences domestic violence.
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): The webinar presented the toolkit, including the reasons that advocates must and should want to implement a Language Access Plan (LAP) to assist LEP domestic and sexual assault survivors.
  • Primary Prevention: Learn how to focus on preventing Intimate Partner Violence before it happens rather than responding to violence after it has occurred by promoting safe, equitable, respectful relationships using a public health, community-based model.
  • Primary Prevention Principles: An overview of how to review curricula, policies, and trainings using prevention principles as criteria.
  • Let’s Talk About Sex: Creating Individual Skills and Organizational Capacity to support Empowered, Sex-Positive Advocacy for Survivors of Sexual & Domestic Violence
  • Understanding Sexual Violence: The information covered includes history, statistics and basic information on sexual violence.
  • Strangulation and Impact on Victims: This webinar discusses and emphasizes the importance of why each strangulation victim should be medically evaluated.
  • Technology Safety: A discussion on how technology effects what agencies should consider in day-to-day operations, when working with clients, and using social media
  • Teen Dating Violence: Information includes what dating violence looks like for teens including; national and local rates, current laws and why violence is so high among teens.
  • Moving from This Will Never Work to Let’s Do This: Rethinking Shelter Rules Part Two: This webinar one will learn more about the reasons why the domestic violence movement is dismantling our shelter rules practices and where this effort comes from, learn from programs in Montana who have already made the changes, gain a national perspective on how these efforts are connected to nondiscrimination rules and regulations, and how this effort leads us to addressing the impact of trauma on both ourselves and the individuals receiving services from our programs.
  • Department of Corrections and Sex Offender Registry: This webinar will discuss general information about the Department of Corrections, Probation and Parole and how sex offenders are managed in a community setting.
  • Child Survivors of Sexual Assault:  This webinar is an overview on the Montana Department of Justice Programs available and an explanation of child forensic interviewing.

Other MCADSV Webinars

  • Domestic and Sexual Violence in the LGBTQI Community: Myths, Facts, and Quality Advocacy: Discussed are common myths regarding the LGBTQI community, factual information on sexual assault and domestic violence as it effects LGBTQI people, and how to serve LGBTQI survivors of violence in a compassionate and equal way.
  • Indian Country Jurisdiction Primer: Gain a basic understanding of criminal jurisdiction in Indian Country and how it may affect the Native Women who are seeking help and services.
  • Intersection of Co-Occurring Disorders and Domestic Violence:  Learn how women who have co-occurring disorders of substance abuse and psychiatric disabilities are affected by domestic violence.
  • Stalking: The webinar provides basic information on stalking, including definition, typologies, prevalence and ways to help victims of stalking.
  • 2011 Legislative Session and Federal Budget Review: The information covered offers an overview of the legislation that was proposed and those items that were passed by the 2011 Montana Legislature and of whats happening with the federal budget and VAWA programs.