Resource: DocuSAFE

DocuSAFE DocuSAFE is a free app that helps survivors collect, store, and share evidence of abuse, such as domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, online harassment, and dating violence. Survivors can document abuse by logging individual incidents, including any photos, screenshots, or video documentation of threatening messages, harassing social media posts, unwanted repeat calls, or online…

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COVID-19 Webinars

This page will be updated regularly as webinars continue to be developed.

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Training – Empowerment Based Advocacy

Empowerment Based Advocacy 3/16/2020 from 9am-5pm This training will be hosted by MCEDSV Summary:  This training will focus on defining and implementing empowerment-based services. The presentation will be discussion and scenario based. The discussion will be grounded in an intersectional and survivor-centered lens. Participants can anticipate challenging questions regarding current norms and rules in their…

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Webinar – Understanding Human Trafficking

Understanding Human Trafficking This webinar is hosted by the Office for Victims of Crime Summary: OVC invites victim service providers, allied professionals, and interested members of the general public to register for this new training, a series of five interactive online modules that offer foundational learning on trauma-informed and victim-centered approaches to human trafficking. The…

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Webinar – Know Your Audience: Choosing the Best Learning Activities for Your Training

Know Your Audience: Choosing the Best Learning Activities for Your Training April 6, 2020 From 3:00pm-4:00pm EST This webinar is hosted by the Center for Court Innovation Summary: Last year, the Center for Court Innovation and the National Center for State Courts hosted a workshop titled: A Blueprint for Success: Designing Effective Court-Based Trainings. Based…

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Job Posting: Sexual Assault Victim’s Rights Advocate in Lansing, MI

A Limited Term Departmental Analyst 9-P11 Sexual Assault Victim’s Rights Advocate position has been posted for the Criminal Division in Lansing.  If interested in being considered for this position, please apply in NeoGov to job number 1101-19-092 at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/michigan by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 28, 2019.

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Serving Survivors Impacted by the Criminal Legal System

This webinar will highlight the multitude of ways that a criminal record can negatively impact a survivor’s life and safety, and how programs can begin to build resources and innovative community partnerships in order to help survivors overcome the barriers they face after an incarceration or criminal conviction.

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VAWA Confidentiality: Empowering Survivors, Protecting Information

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) requires OVW-funded victim service providers to protect survivors’ privacy. This interactive webinar will highlight how VAWA confidentiality requirements compliment survivor empowerment and offer best practices for maintaining survivors’ privacy. By participating in this webinar, victim services providers will be better able to explain how the VAWA privacy requirements relate to survivor-centered care.

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