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Upcoming Trainings

Upcoming Trainings

NYC Family Justice Center (FJC) Trainings and Workshops

Accessibility Notice: All NYC FJCs are wheelchair accessible, including entrances and restrooms. If you require any other accommodations, such as ASL interpretation, please contact the person at the respective location upon registering, at least 5 business days before event date(s), to ensure that an interpreter will be available.

Core I Trainings

Introduction to Elder Abuse
Friday, September 27th, 2019
2:00PM-5:00PM
Facilitated by: The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center for Elder Justice

Intimate Partner Violence Dialogues
Monday, October 21st, 2019
10:00AM-1:00PM
Facilitated by: Mayor’s Office to end Domestic and Gender Base Violence

Engaging Trauma Survivors
Monday, October 21st, 2019
2:00PM-5:00PM
Facilitated by: Mayor’s Office to end Domestic and Gender Base Violence

Intimate Partner Violence in the LGBTQ Community
Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019                           
10:00AM-1:00PM
Facilitated by: Mayor’s Office to end Domestic and Gender Base Violence

Risk Assessment & Safety Planning
Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
10:00AM-1:00PM
Facilitated by: Mayor’s Office to end Domestic and Gender Base Violence

Cultural Conversations
Thursday, October 24th, 2019
10:00AM – 1:00PM
Facilitated by: Pride Center of Staten Island

Sex Trafficking
Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
10:00AM – 1:00PM
Facilitated by: Sanctuary For Families

Register online for Core I training(s)

Core II Trainings

Our Core II trainings cover topics such as:

  • Family & Matrimonial Law
  • Online Petitions for Orders of Protection
  • Criminal Justice Response to Intimate Partner Violence
  • Economic Empowerment
  • Shelter Options for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence
  • Affordable Housing Options for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence
  • Immigration Law

Register online for Core II training(s)

Disability and IPV Training

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Facilitated by: Barrier Free Living

  • Identify the links between domestic violence, trauma and clients with disabilities.
  • Highlighting what makes this population particularly marginalized, and how systemic and community barriers can be addressed when working therapeutically with these clients.
  • Identify and understand the activation of trauma symptoms and behavioral patterns in adults who are survivors of domestic violence trauma who may have a disability.
  • Build clinical and practical awareness around best practice considerations when working with survivors, involving best and standard practices in providing services, specifically tailored to folks with trauma histories and disabilities

Register online for Disability and IPV Training

Title IX Training

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Facilitated by: Legal Momentum

  • Title IX's protections for survivors of sexual harassment/assault and domestic violence including recent proposed changes and what impact to Title IX enforcement is expected
  • Title IX's protections for pregnant and parenting students
  • NYS and NYC protections and how they expand or interact with Title IX
  • Strategies for advocating for a student-survivor or student-parent or for assisting a parent whose child is a survivor or parenting student including thinking creatively about requests for reasonable accommodations

Register online for Title IX Training

Animal Abuse and IPV Training

Friday, August 23rd, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Facilitated by: The ASPCA and Urban Resource Institute’s People and Animals Living Safely (PALS) program

  • The link between DV and animal abuse and the significance of the human-animal bond
  • The importance of and how to include pets in safety planning with DV survivors
  • An overview of the resources and shelter options available in NYC to help DV survivors with their pets, including case examples that demonstrate how these services can assist

Register online for Animal Abuse and IPV Training

Vicarious Traumatization

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00pm
Facilitated by: NYC Health +Hospital Staten Island Staff

  • Definitions of vicarious traumatization
  • How it impacts our work with intimate partner violence
  • Strategies to address vicarious traumatization
  • Interactive small group exercises addressing vicarious traumatization

Register online for Vicarious Traumatization

Special Trainings

Occasionally, we offer Special Trainings to introduce key topics. Past topics include: Redefining Services for Survivors of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Forced Marriage.

Register for Overdose Prevention Training on Thursday, July 25th, 2019, at 11 AM-1 PM

Through this valuable training facilitated by Planned Parenthood, you will learn how and when to administer the lifesaving antidote that can reverse the fatal effects of an Opioid overdose and save a person’s life. All participants will receive a free Naloxone Kit after completing the training.

If you have any questions, issues registering, or would like to request an accommodation, please contact Nelly Bunay (nellyb@fjcnyc.org | 718-697-4301).