New Orleans Regional Training Center

Goal 1:  Develop a regional training center to provide on-site training and technical assistance and profile promising and best practices in developing and operating multi-agency, co-located centers in the region.

Objective 1:

Promote the development of “Family Justice Center” models in various jurisdictions across the state of Louisiana.

Objective 2:

Become the technical assistance provider for interested communities in Louisiana for the development of Family Justice Centers in their community.

Objective 3:

Coordinate site visits and orientation workshops for interested communities and stakeholders

Objective 4:

Assist communities with model protocols, policies, procedures, operating manuals, etc. for addressing domestic violence or sexual assault issues.

Objective 5:

Pass state legislation establishing Family Justice Centers into law and establishing standards for operations.

Goal 2:  Create a Learning Collaborative with Multi-Disciplinary Teams for Shared Learning and Capacity Building.

Objective 1:

Host regional trainings with Learning Exchange Teams made up of a representative from law enforcement, prosecution, and community based organizations across the state.

Objective 2:

Host a boot camp for FJC or DV Directors in the Collaborative Service Model

Objective 3:

Provide onsite training on issues related to team-building, collaboration, coordinated community response and multi-disciplinary coordination of service delivery

Goal 3:  Develop a training faculty through the New Orleans Family Justice Center to expose and expand the knowledge base of professionals on specialized issues related to domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.

Objective 1:

Training seminars to address non-fatal strangulation and other high risk factors in domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking cases. Training would be presented to law enforcement, healthcare professionals, social service professionals and other members of the criminal justice system.

Objective 2:

Training seminars and learning exchanges for understanding and implementing a trauma informed service delivery model for victims of childhood or sustained trauma from abuse.