TRAINING: Community Responders: A Holistic Approach To Working With Immigrant Survivors Of Abuse

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The U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, in partnership with the National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project (NIWAP) is holding a two day training: 

"Community of Responders: A Holistic Approach to Working with Survivors of Abuse"

July 29-30, 2015

Hyatt French Quarter
800 Iberville Street, New Orleans, Louisiana

This two day training will focus on assisting OVW grantees with improving their community response.  The workshops will include skill building exercises focusing on holistic and creative approach to working with immigrant survivors in a trauma informed manner.  

Topics will include: 

  • Family law
  • Immigrant relief
  • Language access
  • Public benefits

To view the draft agenda, click here. 

This training is open to advocates, attorneys, family law attorneys, law enforcement, and prosecutors, funded through the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), STOP, Legal Assistance for Victims (LAV), Rural, and Grants to Encourage Arrest Policies (GTEAP).  All other grantees and grant partners must receive prior approval from their OVW Program Specialist to attend this training.

To register for this event, click here. Registration is limited to 100 persons for this event; attendees may be limited to two attendees per organization.

If you have any questions, please contact NIWAP at 202-274-4457 or