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This quarter’s OVC Human Trafficking Grantee Spotlight highlights the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking, International Institute of Buffalo, and The Salvation Army Wake County: Project FIGHT.The OVC Human Trafficking Grantee Spotlight highlights the work and promising practices of OVC's Human Trafficking Grantees in serving victims of human trafficking and provides a space for grantees to relate to, identify with, and further engage with one another, the anti-trafficking community, and our many allied partners.The webinar reviews best practices for recruitment and ongoing engagement of team members, explores real-world examples of relationship- and trust-building strategies, and introduces a new MDT Guide and Toolkit documents, including a recruitment letter and statement of need.The “Walkthrough of the EJI Website for USDA NIFA” webinar provides an overview of the Elder Justice Initiative Website, and highlights resources that are relevant for the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.Resources include checklists for OVC-funded training, design templates, and best practices for self-paced and blended online trainings.In addition, the OVC Instructional Design Standards have been updated for OVC grantees who are developing training.A presenter from the Social Security Administration will share the latest on representative payees; an EJI representative will talk about the Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act and new resources being developed to better respond to elder abuse; an expert from the Administration for Community Living will describe their guardianship grant programs and the importance of data collection for policy and programmatic enhancement; and the Deputy Director of the National Center on Elder Abuse will present on some of the latest trends and resources that will help you to better respond to elder abuse. The recording of our webinar, “Helping Victims of Mass Violence & Terrorism: Planning, Response, Recovery, and Resources Toolkit – Communications,” is now available.This session provides an overview of the importance of communication in responding to incidents of mass violence and terrorism.
In this session, providers discuss the legal concept of Full Faith and Credit; what interjurisdictional enforcement may look like for survivors and abusers; and help advocates navigate some of the challenges associated with interjurisdictional enforcement of protection orders under Full Faith and Credit. e.t., OVC TTAC will present an online Expert Q&A discussion with Keisha Varnell on "Forging Relationships Between Victim Services and Academic Institutions." Learn how victim service providers and academic institutions can create mutually beneficial relationships in which subject matter expertise, learning experiences, data, and best practices are developed, exchanged, and improved upon.April's Consultant Spotlight shines on Chris Newlin, the executive director of the National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC) where he provides leadership and management and participates in national and international training and leadership activities regarding the protection of children. Newlin has provided diverse training related to the NCAC Model, the multidisciplinary response to child abuse, the international development of child advocacy centers, forensic interviewing, best practices in child abuse intervention and response, and additional child maltreatment and exploitation topics.A recording of our March Expert Q&A session on "Assisting Male Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse" is now available for viewing, along with a copy of the Power Point, on our Expert Q&A page.Register now to submit your own questions or visit the Expert Q&A page for more information.Join us for the upcoming Elder Justice Initiative webinar, "World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Celebration: Leveraging National Resources To Build Strong Support for Older Adults," on June 13, 2018, at p.m. An array of experts will discuss how their organizations are helping to build strong support for older adults.
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Recordings of our March Elder Justice Initiative webinars, “MDT Member Recruitment and Retention: Building Trust and Traction,” and “Walkthrough of the EJI Website for USDA NIFA,” are now available for viewing on our past webinars page.