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NDAA: Domestic Violence: Investigating, Prosecuting & Providing Meaningful Victim Resources
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This course is open to all people whose daily decisions, as well as their involvement in their communities, have a major impact on the way domestic violence cases are perceived and its victims treated. There are a variety of forums to allow you the opportunity to network with colleagues from across the country. For prosecutors, there will be trial advocacy sessions and demonstrations of successful trial techniques. We are focusing on moving forward together.

 Export to Your Calendar 10/29/2018 to 11/2/2018
When: October 29 - November 2, 2018
8:30 AM
Where: Hilton Long Beach
701 W. Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, California  90831
United States
Contact: Stephanie Weston
703-519-1652

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Registration 

NDAA is very excited to announce our Multi-Disciplinary Domestic Violence Training. This training is open to law enforcement, victim advocates, victim witness professionals, prosecutors, judges, crisis advocates, health care and mental health care professionals, parole and probation officers, shelter workers, social workers, members of the faith community, court administrators, paralegals, dispatch operators, legislators, school administrators, policy makers, city council members, men involved in the movement and responsible fatherhood groups, educators, survivors, children and adult protective services personnel, and other professionals and community stakeholders who work on behalf of survivors of domestic violence and their families. You are the people whose daily decisions as well as your involvement in your communities have a major impact on the way domestic violence cases are perceived and its victims treated. There are a variety of forums to allow you the opportunity to network with your colleagues from across the country. For prosecutors there will be trial advocacy sessions and demonstrations of successful trial techniques. Send from your office or pair up in multidisciplinary teams from your jurisdiction and take advantage of the TEAM DISCOUNTS!

We are focusing on moving forward together to achieve success in decreasing domestic violence in our homes, workplaces and communities. 

There are sessions on the impact of domestic violence on our children, domestic violence mass murders, policy concerns for administrators, unique issues in domestic violence capital murders, workplace violence, human trafficking and its interaction with domestic violence, sentencing concerns, engaging men in the movement, immigration issues, use of technology in court for case presentation, strangulation cases, teen dating violence, electronic research, batterer intervention programs, and survivors sharing their life experiences.

Tentative Topics Include:

  • Stopping Victim Blaming Behavior
  • The Myths: The Realities: The Investigation
  • Effective Approaches for Utilizing Trauma Informed Interviewing
  • Crafting Effective Trial Strategies
  • Digital Forensic Examinations and Gathering Electronic Evidence
  • Manner Of Death: Domestic Violence  Homicides
  • The Charging Decision
  • The Impact of Domestic Violence on our Children
  • Cross Examination of Defendants and Defense Witnesses
  • Protecting Victim Privacy
  • Use of Experts- When, How and Where to Find Them
  • Appropriate Assistance for Victims
  • A View from the  Survivor’s Eyes: Panel Discussion
  • DV — The Economic Costs and the Collateral Damage
  • The Impact of Crawford on Domestic Violence  Trials
  • Sentencing Concerns
  • Best Practices for Weapons Confiscation & Return
  • Batterer Intervention Programs
  • Unique Issues for Organized Religions
  • Witness Intimidation Issues
  • Teen Dating Violence
  • Best Practices for Policing, Prosecuting, & Accountability in Rural Communities
  • Domestic Violence and the Military
  • Cyber Stalking
  • Protective Orders
  • Human Trafficking — Sex Trade Trafficking
  • The Visual Trial
  • Jury Selection Issues
  • Ethics & Professionalism

Course Information

CLE: Anticipated CLE credits will be 20 hours including 1 hour of ethics. NDAA will apply for CLE credit in California, Ohio, Virginia, and Tennessee.  All other states will require the attorney to self-submit using their uniform certificate provided at the conclusion of the course. Questions regarding CLE can be directed to our Registrar and Course Coordinator, Stephanie Weston at sweston@ndaajustice.org

Eligibility: Open to prosecutors and other lawyers in local, state, tribal, federal and military government attorneys’ offices who work on behalf of survivors, law enforcement, victim advocates, victim witness professionals, members of task forces or domestic violence coalitions, judges, crisis advocates, health care and mental health care professionals, parole and probation officers, shelter workers, social workers, members of the faith community, court administrators, paralegals, dispatch operators, legislators, school administrators, policy makers, city council members, men involved in the movement and responsible fatherhood groups, educators, survivors, children and adult protective services personnel, and other professionals and community stakeholders who work on behalf of survivors of domestic violence and their families. 

Course Tuition includes admission and course materials.
Note early bird specials in white box.

Member Cost through August 29, 2018

$545.00

Non-Member Cost through August 29, 2018

$695.00

Member Cost after August 29, 2018

$595.00

Non-Member Cost after August 29, 2018

$745.00

NDAA adheres to a policy of non-discrimination in admissions and administration.

Special Discounts:

  • The first attendee from an office pays full tuition; each additional attendee from the same office will receive a $50 discount when registered at the same time.
  • Multidisciplinary teams of three or more disciplines will receive a $50 discount on all registrations. Please email Stephanie Weston with your team members’ contact information in order to receive the discount.
  • All active military members will receive a 10% discount on the course registration. Military members are not eligible for the $50 team discount.

Registration fees are non-refundable. However, if you need to cancel your registration, the fees paid may be credited toward any other NDAA training within twelve months from the date of the original cancellation. 

Tentative Course Schedule: 
On Site Registration: 8:00am Monday, October 29, 2018
Orientation: 8:30am Monday, October 29, 2018
Conclusion: 12:00pm Friday, November 2, 2018

Hotel
Hilton Long Beach
701 W. Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90831
Phone: 562-983-3400
Hotel Web site

Stay at the Hilton Long Beach hotel and take advantage of its superb location by the World Trade Center and in the center of the business district. Exercise in the World Trade Center Health Club during your stay at our hotel in Long Beach, California. Take a walk along the beautiful beach situated one mile away. Unwind in the spacious pool, or book a sightseeing tour to discover the hidden treasures of Long Beach.

Hotel Rates
$173.00 — Single/Double/Triple/Quad Rate plus tax — or prevailing federal per diem.

  • Room rate includes complimentary Health Club entry
  • Complimentary high-speed Internet access in all guest rooms
  • Discounted Parking Rate of $15.00 for Self-Parking
  • Group rate is available 3 days pre and 3 days post conference, based on hotel availability

Rooms will be guaranteed by the guests’ major credit card for first night’s deposit. The deposit becomes non-refundable or the credit card will be charged if the guest does not arrive or cancel by 6pm local time 72 hours before the date of arrival.

Book hotel reservations by October 7, 2018 to secure the group rate.

Hotel reservation link coming soon!

Travel
Long Beach Airport: 10 miles
Estimated UberX fare: $17.00 (one way)
Estimated Taxi fare: $40.00 (one way)

Visit
For ideas of things to do while you are in Long Beach, see VisitLongBeach.com.

Further questions about the course? Contact course director Candace Mosley: cmosley@ndaajustice.org or project coordinator/registrar Stephanie Weston: sweston@ndaajustice.org 

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