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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.
  • 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.
  • Examining the Implications and Impact of Pornography: This webinar, participants will learn how pornography models behavior that is problematic in the real world and teach viewers to sexualize the unimaginable. Participants will learn about the research indicating that pornography causes a cognitive and behavioral shift and thus impacts not just the viewer, but all those around them.
  • Non-Profit Boards of Directors: Strategic Opportunities for Board Training and Development: This webinar discusses best practices for board development and training with your non-profit Boards of Directors. The large majority of you operate as non-profit organizations and may be struggling with board “issues”.
  • Human Trafficking in Montana: This webinar presentation will provide attendees with information on human trafficking including the red flags, myths and facts, federal AMP model and how to best respond to survivors of this crime.
  • Volunteers: Recruitment and Retention: Volunteers are often an underrepresented key component to domestic violence work. This webinar will provide participants with skills to identify and recruit volunteers, as well as offering training suggestions and meaningful ways to retain volunteers.
  • Housing Protections for Survivors of Domestic Violence in Rental Housing: This training will provide an overview of housing protections for survivors under the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013, fair housing laws, and local laws. In addition, the session covers strategies to address common problems that arise for survivors in the housing context.
  • Montana DPHHS – The Latest Happenings Relevant for Victim Service Providers in Montana: This webinar provides an overview and answer your questions regarding CFSD being one of 8 states awarded a Title IV-E Child Welfare Demonstration Project in 2013. This presentation will give a brief overview of CFSD data, the waiver demonstration project, and discuss the opportunities for further partnership between CFSD and domestic violence shelters/service providers within the waiver. The waiver demonstration project will begin in January 2015 and run through 2019.

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