On October 23, 2015, the New Orleans Family Justice Center will be hosting its annual “Unmasking Domestic Violence” awareness and fundraising event. The purpose of the “Unmasking Domestic Violence” event is to raise funds for services at the New Orleans Family Justice Center.
Join us for an exquisite dining experience, a silent auction, and featuring entertainment by Kermit Ruffins & the BBQ Swingers, DJ Kay Gee, Young Men Olympia Association (Furious Five Division) and the Zulu Social Aide and Pleasure Club.
Location: Harrah’s Casino Theater
Date: October 23, 2015
Time: 8:00 pm – 12:00 a.m.
Tickets: $75.00 – Advanced Price
$85.00 – Door Price
Tickets available now at http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eb727g78e1280e67&llr=wvykmmqab
Throughout the year New Orleans Family Justice Center hosts a variety of on-site trainings
and events. New Orleans FJC provides training on numerous topics, designed to increase
knowledge around the areas of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, child abuse,
and other issues related to family violence.
To learn more about upcoming trainings or events, please use the links below.
Intervene: Identifying and Responding to Sexually Exploited Youth
August 20, 2015
On August 20, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., the NOFJC will be hosting a FREE training on trafficking from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 in the large conference room. Topics covered will include:
Intro to minor sex trafficking
National & local scope of problem
Victim profiling (vulnerabilities, statistics, traditional ideologies)
Primary manifestations of minor sex trafficking
Methods of control/coercion
“The Game” (terminology, rules)
Gang trafficking dynamics, recruitment, control
Demand/Buyer profiling (mindset, belief systems)
Impact of trauma on victims (psychological/behavioral indicators, basic overview of complex trauma)
Creating and implementing questions/intakes for identifying victims with tips on interaction (basic).
This training will be conducted by Elizabeth Scaife, the Director of Training at Shared Hope International (http://www.sharedhope.org), who trains law enforcement, service providers, and related professionals across the U.S. on the issue of domestic minor sex trafficking and manages the ongoing development of training resources for diverse audiences.
CEU’s for social workers will be available.
Space is limited, so please register at http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=wvykmmqab&oeidk=a07ebd0dyu9ac24b361
New Orleans Sexual Assault Best Practices Conference
December 3 - 5, 2014
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
Below are some of the presentations from the Sexual Assault Best Practices Conference held December 3 through December 5, 2014, in New Orleans. We will add more presentations as we get them!
Weaver Drug and Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assualt Part 1
Weaver Drug and Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assualt Part 2
Weaver-Cultural and Linguistic Competence in Caring for Sexually Assaulted Patients
Tremblay-Trauma Informed Investigations
Rooney-Understanding the Connection Between Self-Care, Quality Care
O'Malley-Multi Disciplinary Response to SA
Green-Understanding Strangulation in the context of SA
Green-Forensic Exams and Evidence Collection
Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs)
FINAL Stapleton NOLA Campus Workshop
Jenifer Markowitz -- Medical Evidence Myths
Additional information from Jenifer Markowitz's presentation:
Prosecutor Reference - Medical Evidence
Absence of Anogenital Injury in the Adolescent Adult Female Sexual Assault Patient