BWJP will present a free two-day training on military and veteran-related domestic violence and best practices for screening, assessment, and intervention. This training is tailored to individuals who work in and with courts that handle criminal cases involving military veteran defendants, including Veterans Treatment Court staff, domestic violence court staff, and community-based victim advocates.

This training will address topics including Screening; Risk & Risk Assessment; Contextual Analysis; Intersection of Co-occurring Conditions & Domestic Violence; Victims and Victim Advocates; Pretrial and Probation Supervision; Firearms and Domestic Violence-related Prohibitions; Offender Intervention Programs; and Veterans Health Administration Services.

Who will benefit from this training

  • Criminal justice professionals (to include judges, attorneys, pretrial and probation officers, and court coordinators)
  • Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) staff
  • Domestic violence court staff
  • Domestic violence victim advocates and intervention program staff
  • Substance abuse and mental health treatment professionals
  • VA Veterans Justice Outreach (VJO) specialists and Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Coordinators

Attendance Requests

Please contact Brian Clubb directly at bclubb@bwjp.org to inquire about attending this conference. 

OVW and Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) grantees should contact their grant managers for approval to use grant funds to attend this training. BJA grantees cc Gregory Torain, DOJ Policy Analyst, at Gregory.Torain@usdoj.gov.

Lodging and Travel

BWJP has reserved a block of rooms at the training site -- the Omni Hotel in Jacksonville, FL. BWJP will pay for scholarship recipients lodging and airline travel in advance and reimburse other travel expenses after the training. Self-funded attendees will be eligible for the conference lodging rate ($93 plus $12.09 tax), but must request lodging through BWJP by Friday, September 14, 2018.  

Questions

Training Content and Registration Requests: Brian Clubb, Military & Veterans Advocacy Coordinator, 571-384-0985; bclubb@bwjp.org.   

Lodging and Funded Travel: Jeanne Larson, Conference and Logistics Manager, 612-824-8768, ext. 101; jlarson@bwjp.org.