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2015 Soiree

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





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

Trafficker profiling

Recruitment/grooming techniques

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 (, 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





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)

VAWA Checklist

FINAL Stapleton NOLA Campus Workshop

Decluttering_Webinar_Nov3_Slide Notes


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


























New Orleans FJC
A Center of the NFJCA

701 Loyola Ave, Ste 201 New Orleans, LA 70150

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