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27th Annual Domestic Violence Conference

Invisible Bruises: The Hidden Dangers of Domestic Violence
The Office of Gender-Based Violence Prevention, in partnership with the Domestic Violence Council, is proud to bring you high-quality training opportunities at no cost throughout the month of October.  This year's conference will consist of 11 webinar sessions, culminating in a three-part series with experts from the Institute on Strangulation Prevention.  

How do I register?
Click on the titles below to register.  Each webinar session requires a separate registration. 

Where can I learn more about the webinars?
The printer-friendly Conference Program, located in the Quick Links, contains a conference schedule and descriptions for each webinar.

Can I earn Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)?
Continuing Education Credits for Nurses, Attorneys, Judicial Officers​ will be offered for those who attend ​the three-part webinar series on October 26, 27 and 28.  The other sessions will not have CEUs associated with them.  

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No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us
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Conference Keynote Kick-Off
No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us
Rachel Snyder, Author, Investigative Journalist & Domestic Violence Advoate
Race and the Prosecution of Domestic Violence
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Session 1
Race and the Prosecution of Domestic Violence
Deputy District Attorney James Gibbons-Shapiro and Deputy District Attorney HaNhi Tran, County of Santa Clara
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Technology-Enabled Domestic Violence: Latest Trends and Impact
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Session 2
Technology-Enabled Domestic Violence: Latest Trends and Impact
Adam Dodge, EndTAB
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Ensuring Language Access and Working with Interpreters: Best Practices for Serving LEP Survivors
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Session 3
Ensuring Language Access and Working with Interpreters: Best Practices for Serving LEP Survivors
Zakia Afrin, Maitri and Cannon Han, Asian Pacific Institute on Gender Based Violence
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The Little Blue Bubble: How Teen Dating Violence Manifests Online
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Session 4
The Little Blue Bubble: How Teen Dating Violence Manifests Online
Erica Wiley, Maggie Ball and Alondra Hernandez, YWCA Silicon Valley
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Universal Education: A Local Approach to Improving Health Outcomes for Survivors
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Session 5
Universal Education: A Local Approach to Improving Health Outcomes for Survivors
Erica Villa & El Comité de Mujeres Fuertes, Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence; Melissa Luke & Elizabeth Hunt, AACI
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California Law and Trauma-Informed Court Responses
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Session 6
California Law and Trauma-Informed Court Responses
Arati Vasan, Family Violence Appellate Project
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A Collaborative, Intersectional Approach to Gender-Based Violence
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Session 7
A Collaborative, Intersectional Approach to Gender-Based Violence
Perla Flores, Community Solutions; Corporal Melinda Zen, Morgan Hill Police Dept.; Vishal Bathija, Supervising District Attorney, County of Santa Clara
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Part 1 of 3- The Last Warning Shot presented by the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention
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Session 8, Featured Series
Part 1 of 3- The Last Warning Shot presented by the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention
Casey Gwinn, Gael Strack and Chan Hellman
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Part 2 of 3- The Last Warning Shot, presented by the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention
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Session 9, Featured Series
Part 2 of 3- The Last Warning Shot, presented by the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention
CaseyGwinn, Gael Strack and Chan Hellman
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Part 3 of 3- The Last Warning Shot, presented by the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention
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Session 10, Featured Series
Part 3 of 3- The Last Warning Shot, presented by the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention
Casey Gwinn, Gael Strack and Chen Hellman
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Supporting Queer and Trans Survivors Self Determination
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Session 11
Supporting Queer and Trans Survivors Self Determination
Kyle Neil and Gloria Delgadillo-Martinez, Community United Against Violence (CUAV)
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Quick Links

A general description of the conference theme and its hosts
A printable program with the montlh-long conference schedule and detailed descriptions of each webinar
CEU's will be offered to social workers, attorneys, judicial officers and nurses who attend the Featured Series on October 26 - 28.
Learn more about the experts who will be presenting the webinars.
Handouts for October 28th webinar with Dr. Chan Hellman
Last updated: 10/28/2020 7:53 AM