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February 15 – 16, 2017

AT&T Conference Center
1900 University Avenue • Austin, TX 78705

 

About

Directing the Work: Annual Executive Directors’ Conference is co-hosted by Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) and Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA). This event brings together leaders of family violence and sexual assault organizations from across the state. It is an opportunity to explore and exchange innovative strategies, best practices, and new trends. Our ultimate goal is to not only provide an exceptional conference experience, but also create an atmosphere in which we promote community among our participants.

Schedule

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Capitol Day
Capitol South Steps and Grounds
1100 Congress Ave • Austin TX, 78701

 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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8:00 am Registration Opens
8:00 am – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 am – 10:00 am WELCOME & PLENARY

What the……heck in Texas and Nationally

Annette Burrhus-ClayExecutive Director, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault
Gloria TerryChief Executive Officer, Texas Council on Family Violence
Kim GandyPresident and CEO, National Network to End Domestic Violence
Monika Johnson HostlerPresident, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence

Complexities swirl all around us, at times further compounded by conflicting information. Hear directly from our state and national leaders, those with a close ear to the ground and who continually collect the best intel. Challenges are in front of us; however we are strongly mobilized and strongly unified. There is no better time to harness the power of purpose we hold to be strategic and tactical with the influence we collectively hold.

10:00 am – 10:15 am Break
10:15 am – 11:30 am BREAKOUT SESSIONS I

The Candid Conversation Continues

Kim GandyPresident and CEO, National Network to End Domestic Violence
Monika Johnson HostlerPresident, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence

The plenary session may have prompted questions and ideas, come meet with Kim Gandy and Monika Johnson Hostler for a casual, unfiltered conversation. National advocacy is bolstered by hearing of your direct, on the ground experience. Besides these amazing women have expertise in a spectrum of issue areas, bring your questions.
 

6 Signs Your Organization Could Use a Check-Up

Mark Jones, CAEPresident, enSync Corp.

Organizations thrive when they are committed to continuous improvement. Whether through redeploying personnel, improving processes, or examining outdated business rules, it’s good to periodically examine business processes and identify where training or technology may help your organization. Jones will examine the six signs to assess if your organization should use this check-up and will also address the trends in technology that can help move your agency forward.
 

The Art of Effective Meetings

Natacha Peláez-WagnerDirector, Texas Victim Service Association

With expanding workloads and limited hours in a workday, meetings can make or break productivity and work flow. Peláez –Wagner will discuss how mastering the art of effective meetings can help you and your organization accomplish more in less time, and provide clear direction for all involved.

11:30 am – 12:45 pm Lunch on Your Own
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm PLENARY

Young Hearts Matter Talk Show

Ellie AmbsBoard Member, Young Hearts Matter Advisory Board
Nicole GrayOutreach Advocate/Case Manager, Focusing Families; Board Member, Young Hearts Matter Advisory Board
Jimmy JamesBoard Member, Young Hearts Matter Advisory Board
Alejandra SaenzBoard Member, Young Hearts Matter Advisory Board

Engaging youth leaders is an effective protective factor to preventing domestic and sexual violence.
Join four leaders of the movement in a conversation as they discuss the impact of youth leadership
programming on Texas youth. Learn ways in which your organization can support and promote the
effort of our youngest activists.

1:45 pm – 2:00 pm Break
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm BREAKOUT SESSIONS II

Reveal & Reflect: Exploring the Healing Art of Journaling

Vanessa TimmonsExecutive Director, Oregon Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Assault

We live our stories. Some are delightful, some are challenging, and they all impact our lives in complex and meaningful ways. Timmons will facilitate this interactive workshop in an explorative journey through the stories we carry. Participants will learn neurobiology basics as a healing science, journal exercises , and a journaling technique to support wellness in work, play and life.
 

#EndtheBacklog: An Austin Case Study for Policy Change at the Local Level

Ana Rodriguez DeFrates, JDNon-profit Consultant
Kristen LenauSARRT Coordinator, SAFE
Amanda LewisCommunity Organizer, SAFE

Community action at the local level is a critical component of social change work. The panelists will provide guidance for bringing about policy change in organizations and communities and will draw from their experience with the #EndtheBacklog initiative in Austin. DeFrates, Lenau, and Lewis will highlight roles played by institutions, city government, and the community and provide an analysis of lessons learned—and discuss next steps.
 

Power to the People: Crowdfunding & Peer-to-Peer

Taylor ShanklinSenior Manager of Product Marketing, Kimbia

Crowdfunding and online giving events are taking the nonprofit industry by storm. Organizations are raising millions of dollars and engaging thousands of supporters through events and peer-to-peer programs that allow anyone to become a philanthropist. But how exactly do you start a campaign like this? And which campaign is right for your organization? Join Shanklin, Kimbia’s online fundraising guru, to learn the ins and outs of successful crowdfunding.

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Refreshment Break
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm BREAKOUT SESSIONS III

FLSA Overtime Rule: What Do You Need to Know?

Ann Price, JDAttorney, Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P.

On December 1, 2017 the new FLSA overtime rule was set to go into effect. With the recent federal court injunction, employers are wondering what comes next. Price will provide the latest information regarding the proposed changes to overtime pay requirements and discuss how non-profits should implement FLSA compliance in the midst of the injunction.

When Vows Become Bonds: Addressing Forced and Child Marriage in Texas

Jeanne Smoot, JDSenior Counsel for Policy and Strategy, Tahirih Justice Center

Each year in Texas, about 2,000 minors including girls under the age of 15 are married to men who are two to three times older. Child brides are confronted with steep odds: higher dropout rates from school, higher likelihood of future poverty, and more medical and mental health problems. Join Smoot for this eye-opening workshop to learn more about forced child marriage, needed legal reforms and how you can help survivors and individuals at risk.

Leveraging Project Management for Success

Trevor Mitchell, CAESenior Director of Membership and Strategy, America Mensa

Project management strategies that improve cost-effectiveness and project results can be particularly important for non-profit organizations needing to stretch limited resources. Mitchell will explore the fundamental principles of project management that every executive should know and how to put the information to use for your organization. Join Mitchell as he discusses buy-in, how project management serves as a tool for organizational prioritization and the skills needed to implement it successfully.

 

Thursday, February 16, 2017

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9:00 am – 10:30 am SPECIAL SESSIONS

New Executive Director Roundtable • Non-profit Compliance: Keeping It Legal

D’Ann Johnson, JDDirector, Texas C-Bar/TRLA

Open to new executive directors with 3 years or less tenure.
This is a great opportunity to meet other executive directors with similar experiences. Johnson will cover
legal issues relating to corporate governance and compliance and provide an overview of state and
federal laws covering nonprofits, insurance protection, legal implications of fundraising, and lobbying.

TAASA Stand Alone Sexual Assault Program Meeting

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The Real Cost of a Cupcake: Legal Issues in Fundraising

Andrea March, JDAttorney, Texas C-Bar/TRLA

Open to all attendees.
From bake sales to Texas Hold ‘Em tournaments, nonprofit staff and board members rely on creative
methods to raise funds. However, numerous legal issues complicate nonprofit fundraising, including
gambling laws, requirements for acknowledging donations, and determining the value of in-kind
donations. March will discuss the state and federal laws that impact solicitation, special events, and
special categories of donations.

10:30 am Brunch served
11:30 am – 12:45 pm BRUNCH & KEYNOTE

The Power to Connect: Live a Life of Influence and Meaning

JJ Colburn, CAE, Executive Director, Association for the Gifted and Talented

Have you ever been amazed by the capacity of some to be a compelling force and seemingly affect the actions and opinions of others? This ability to connect is based on practiced skill and you can learn to deepen your own authentic influence and share your passion more effectively. Discover simple tools necessary to reach your potential to build strong connections and live a life of meaning. Drawing from the work of thought leaders and authors like Simon Sinek, Tim Sanders and Daniel Pink, you can increase your effectiveness and achieve more success by understanding the specific human qualities necessary
to influence others.

12:45 pm – 1:00 pm CLOSING

Annette Burrhus-ClayExecutive Director, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault
Gloria TerryChief Executive Officer, Texas Council on Family Violence

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm PANEL for HHSC-Funded Programs

Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Contracting and Program Updates

Laurie ShannonManager, HHSC Family Violence Program
Crystal StarkeyProgram & Policy Lead, HHSC Family Violence Program

This panel is for HHSC-funded family violence programs. Shannon and Starkey will provide information
on the HHSC reorganization, the FY 18 contracting process, and upcoming program projects. Participants
will join their HHSC FVP Contract managers in workgroups to discuss contract management related
updates.

 

Keynotes

Keynote Speaker

Colburn_JJ_headshot_webJJ Colburn
Colburn is the executive director of the Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented, a 3,000 member statewide association dedicated to meeting the unique needs of gifted and talented learners. He is currently the chairman of the board of directors of the Texas Society of Association Executives. He also serves as a director in the Texas Lyceum, chairs the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science Advisory Board, and serves on the Texas Commissioner of Education’s Advisory Council for gifted education. He is conferred by American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) as a Certified Association Executive and was selected as Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) scholar with ASAE. Colburn has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and master’s degree in educational psychology, both from The University of Texas at Austin.

 

Plenary Speakers

Gandy_Kim_headshot_webKim Gandy
Gandy is president and CEO of the National Network to End Domestic Violence. Throughout four decades of leadership and advocacy, she has been profoundly committed to ensuring that women have the opportunity to lead healthy lives in safety and prosperity. Gandy previously served as president of the National Organization for Women from 2001 to 2009, as a fellow at the Institute of Politics at Harvard University’s Kennedy School, and as vice president and general counsel of the Feminist Majority Foundation.

 

Johnson-Hostler_Monika_headshotMonika Johnson Hostler
Johnson Hostler is the executive director of the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NCCASA). She is also the president of the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, where she leads the national policy voice in Washington, DC on behalf of 56 state and territorial sexual assault coalitions. For twenty years, Johnson Hostler has provided leadership in the anti-sexual violence field at the local, state, and national levels. Most recently she began her work abroad as a policy and program consultant to the Ministry of Gender Development for the Liberian government.

 

Ambs_Ellie_headshot_webEllie Ambs
Ambs is a member of the TCFV Youth Advisory Board and high school student.  She is a true Texan and passionate about making a difference in the lives of people. Serving as president of the Team Policy Debate program, Ambs collaborates with the adult leadership board to plan and teach weekly classes. She competes as a level 10 USAG gymnast and plans to pursue a business marketing degree at Texas Women’s University when she graduates high school.

 

Gray_Nikki_headshot_webNikki Gray
Gray is a member of the TCFV Youth Advisory Board and employee of Focusing Families. She is a passionate advocate for young people and has worked in the field of social justice since she was 15 years old. Prior to her employment, Gray volunteered with Focusing Families’ primary prevention team. She was awarded the first TCFV Teen Advocate of the Year award in 2014.

 

James_Jimmy_headshot_webJimmy James
James is a member of the TCFV Youth Advisory Board and a sophomore at the University of Houston. He is pursuing a degree in business management with a focus on hospitality management while also general manager of Wingstop. James recently launched his own domestic violence nonprofit organization, Youth Against Domestic Violence, Inc.

 

Saenz_Alejandra_headshot_webAlejandra Saenz
Saenz is a member of the TCFV Youth Advisory Board and  a senior at Del Valle High School. She manifests her passion for domestic violence prevention through art and discussion and has used her role within The Changing Lives Youth Theatre ensemble as her main vehicle to foster productive discussions about domestic violence for the last four years.

 

Registration

Registration Rates

Early Registration Rates (ends January 12, 2017)
$160: TCFV or TAASA Member
$180: Non-member

Multiple Ticket Discount
$150 per ticket when you register three (3) or more staff from the same program.

Regular Registration Rates (after January 12, 2017)
$175: TCFV or TAASA Member
$195: Non-member

Cancellations and Refunds
Cancellations received by February 6, 2017 will receive a refund, minus a 25% processing fee. Cancellations after this date are non-refundable.

Lodging

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
1900 University Avenue | Austin, TX 78705

Parking

  • Self Parking
    • Attached underground garage entrance is on 20th St, just west of University Ave | Guidance photos
    • 8-24 hours: $18
    • Overnight guests may obtain a parking card at the front desk for $18/night.
  • Valet Parking
    • Valet parking at hotel entrance on University Ave.
    • Overnight: $25 plus tax
    • Day: $15

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Contact

Conference or educational sessions:

Rita Flores
Training & TA Manager
512-685-6304

Registration or lodging:

Crystal Tabony
Administrative Specialist
512-685-6311

 

Past Event Information

2017 BIPP Conference – Archive

 

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14th Annual Battering Intervention & Prevention Program Conference 

April 21 – 22, 2017

Omni Southpark Hotel | 4140 Governors Row | Austin, TX
12.5 CEUs

Schedule

View PDF program.

 

Thursday, April 20

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Connecting Survivor Experiences and Informing BIPP Techniques
TCEA Conference Center | 3100 Alvin DeVane Blvd. Building B (Inspiration Room), Austin TX 78741
Register Here

Friday, April 21

8:00 am – 9:00 am | Registration & Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:30 am | Welcome – Gloria Terry

9:30 am – 10:45 am | Plenary 1 – Dr. Ed Gondolf, Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute
Responding to the Backlash Against Batterer Programs: A Reassessment of Evidence-Based Practice

10:45 am – 11:00 am | Break

11:00 am – 12:00 pm | Plenary 2 – Dr. Eric Mankowski, Portland State University
What Makes Change Happen: Components of an Effective BIPP 

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm | Lunch & Plenary 3 – Scott Miller, Duluth
Balancing the Scales: Including Feminist Based BIPP Practices Within a Coordinated Community Response

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm | Break

2:00 pm – 3:15 pm | Breakout Sessions 1

  1. Scott Miller: Creating a BIPP Class Culture That is Both Accountable and Engaging
  2. Dr. Eric Mankowski: How Do Clients Change In BIPP? Tools For Getting Inside the Outcome Evaluation
  3. Judge Roberto Cañas: Gun Forfeiture, BIPP, and Referral Relations

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm | Refreshment Break

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm | Breakout Sessions 2

  1. Dr. Ed Gondolf: Hot Issues and New Directions for Batterer Programs, a Facilitated Discussion
  2. Alesha Istvan: Process Matters: Identifying and Assessing Process Outcomes as Indicators of Long-Term Change
  3. David Garvin: Maintaining Philosophy and Mission Alignment: Tools and Strategies to use in your BIPP

Saturday, April 22

8:00 am – 9:00 am | Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:30 am | Welcome – Sherri Kendall, AVDA and TCFV Board member, Region 7 Area Director

9:30 am – 10:45 am | Plenary 4 – Dr. Johnny Rice II
Fathers Who Use Violence: Prioritizing Child & Victim Safety

10:45 am – 11:00 am | Break

11:00 am – 12:00 pm | Plenary 5 – Kathryn Bauman, Strong Fathers Program
Strong Fathers: Fatherhood as a Leading Approach to Increasing Safety in the Family

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm | Lunch on Your Own
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm| Roundtable Discussion with Tuyet Duong, Visiting Fellow at Office for Victims of Crime 

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm | Breakout Sessions 3

  1. Dr. Johnnie Rice II: Strategies for Working with Fathers Who Use Violence: Using Empathy and Accountability
  2. Chastidy Patterson, Joanna Robertson, AVDA: Against the Tide: Working with Resistant Clients
  3. Kyle Pinto, Safe and Together Institute: BIPP and Child Protection: Lessons Learned from the Safe and Together Model

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm | Break

3:00 pm – 4:15 pm | Breakout Sessions 4: Facilitated Discussions and Brainstorms

  1. Debby Tucker, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Krista DelGallo, Texas Council on Family Violence: Moving Forward with Fatherhood Programs and CPS Relationships
  2. Sherry Kendall, AVDA, Mikisha Hooper, Texas Council on Family Violence: Program Assessment and Evaluation
  3. Crystal Lopez, The Family Place, Roy Rios, Texas Council on Family Violence: Integrating BIPP into Community Response of IPV

4:15 pm – 4:30 pm | Closing

Keynotes

Kathryn Bauman, Strong Fathers
Kathryn Bauman received her bachelor’s in psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2003 and her master’s in social work at UNC-Chapel Hill in 2008. She co-developed Strong Fathers in 2009 and has directed the program since 2013. Ms. Bauman also recently became the Executive Director of a non-profit that provides state-certified Partner Abuse Intervention.
   
Dr. Ed Gondolf, Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute
Dr. Edward W. Gondolf, EdD, MPH, is currently a research associate and former research director for the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute, at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  His most noted book Batterer Intervention Systems (2001) summarizes a seven-year evaluation of batterer intervention systems in four cities funded by the US Centers for Disease Control, and a related NIJ study using the longitudinal data to identify risk factors for re-assault.  Under grants from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), he more recently evaluated the effectiveness of specialized counseling for African-American men, a study of case management for domestic violence offenders, and a 4-year evaluation of supplemental mental health treatment for batterer program participants. Dr. Gondolf’s subsequent book, The Future of Batterer Programs: Reassessing Evidence-Based Practice (2012), addresses the debate over the research on batterer programs and the means to improving their effectiveness, and his most recent book, Gender-Based Perspectives on Batterer Programs: Program Leaders on History, Approach, Research, and Development (2015) compiles the experience and insights of 24 batterer program leaders on program effectiveness and direction.  He has also authored over 150 academic journal articles and 11 books on domestic violence intervention and related topics.
   
Dr. Eric Mankowski, Portland State University
Dr. Mankowski has been studying batterer intervention for almost 20 years. His research focuses on gendered forms of violence, particularly on intervention and social policy designed to prevent boys’ and men’s violence. He is currently completing a national study assessing the implementation of state regulatory standards for batterer intervention. He co-chairs the Oregon Batterer Intervention Program Advisory Committee and serves on the Oregon Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team.
   
Scott Miller, Domestic Abuse Intervention Program
Scott Miller has worked for the Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs since 2000. Scott coordinates Duluth’s CCR to domestic violence. He also works independently as an expert witness in criminal and civil trials along with working from 2001- 2015 as a forensic interviewer for a child abuse resource center in Duluth. Scott co-authored the new DAIP men’s nonviolence curriculum titled, Creating a Process of Change for Men Who Batter. Scott has been working in the women’s movement since 1985.
   
Dr. Johnny Rice II, Social Justice Ventures LLC
Dr. Rice serves as Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Coppin State University in Baltimore and and Principal Consultant for Social Justice Ventures LLC – a public health management consulting firm. Dr. Rice previously served as Senior Program Associate at the Vera Institute of Justice. He has worked to address family violence, serving in a variety of roles for nationally recognized domestic violence entities.

Registration

Conference has SOLD OUT, registration is now closed.

2017 Registration Rates

Early Rates (ended March 28, 2017)
$160.00: TCFV Member
$180.00: Non-member

Discount (ended March 28, 2017)
$150 per ticket when you register three (3) or more staff from the same program.

Regular Rates
$180.00: TCFV Member
$200.00: Non-member

One Day Only Rates (can select day to attend)
$90.00: TCFV Member
$115.00: Non-member

Cancellations and Refunds
Cancellations received by March 28, 2017 will receive a refund, minus a 25% processing fee. Cancellations after this date are non-refundable.


Pre-Conference Training: Register Now

Pre-Conference Interactive Training (Purchased Separately):
Connecting Survivor Experiences and Informing BIPP Techniques

Thursday, April 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm | 4 CEUs
TCEA Conference Center | 3100 Alvin DeVane Blvd, Building B (Inspiration Room) | Austin TX 78741

$35.00: TCFV Member
$50.00: Non-Member

Lodging

Omni_Southpark_ExteriorOMNI Southpark Hotel
4140 Governors Row | Austin, TX 78744

Hotel block is full.

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Need a shuttle service from the airport to the hotel and back? Click here and use the discount code K9LXK.

Pre-Conference

Pre-Conference Training: Register Now

Pre-Conference Interactive Training (Purchased Separately):
Connecting Survivor Experiences and Informing BIPP Techniques

Thursday, April 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm | 4 CEUs
TCEA Conference Center | 3100 Alvin DeVane Blvd, Building B (Inspiration Room) | Austin TX 78741

$35.00: TCFV Member
$50.00: Non-Member

Join us for an interactive training event where we will do a deep dive into connecting our understanding of domestic violence dynamics to our BIPP facilitation techniques. This training will consider how men describe their relationships in BIPP group discussions in contrast with what we know about survivor experiences. We will also consider current BIPP practices and discuss how our work can be more survivor centered while also maintaining rapport and supportive men’s engagement.  This training is designed for BIPP facilitators of all levels.

space is limited: register now!

Agenda:

1:00 pm – 2:45 pm | Interactive Activity

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm| Break

3:00 pm– 4:00 pm | Group Debrief and Discussion

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Training/Discussion on BIPP Group Facilitation and Techniques

Please note: registration must be purchased separately from the regular BIPP conference registration. In addition, the location of this training is not the same location as the BIPP conference.

Exhibitors

Call for exhibitors!

Join over 100 directors, coordinators and facilitators of BIP programs across Texas. Exhibit or sell your products and information, and as an exhibitor, you will be part of one of the largest conferences that focuses solely on BIPP directors and facilitators.

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Contact

Registration or lodging:

Crystal Tabony
Administrative Specialist
512-685-6311

Conference or educational sessions:

Claire Sudolsky
Family Violence Services Coordinator
512-685-6207

Past Event Information

13th Annual BIPP Conference – April, 2016

2016 BIPP Conference Archive – Materials

Friday, April 1, 2016

8:45 am – 10:30 am Plenary: What BIPP Providers Most Need To Know About Men Who Abuse Women
Lundy Bancroft, Best-Selling Author, Activist, Speaker
Presentation
Handouts
11:00 am – 12:15 pm Breakout Sessions  
  Overcoming Minimization and Denial in Abusive Men
Lundy Bancroft, Best-Selling Author, Activist, Speaker
Presentation
  Lethality Implications of Strangulation
Kelsea McKay, Assistant District Attorney – Strangulation Prosecutor, Travis County
Dana Nelson, Assistant District Attorney, Travis County Grand Jury/Intake Division and Sex Crimes Liason
Presentation
Handouts
  Finding Common Ground: Talking About Power and Control With Disenfranchised Groups
Lisa Nitsch, Director of Training and Education – House of Ruth Maryland
Presentation
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm CJAD Presentation
Jennifer King – Regional Director for Region 3, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Community Justice Assistance Division
Presentation
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm Breakout Sessions  
  The Batterer in Custody and Visitation: His Next Arena of Coercive Control
Lundy Bancroft, Best-Selling Author, Activist, Speaker
Presentation
  The Duluth Curriculum: Sexual Respect Theme 1 & 2
Chuck Derry, Co-Founder – Gender Violence Institute
Presentation
Handouts
  Creating Material That is Accessible to All Literacy Levels
Lisa Nitsch, Director of Training and Education – House of Ruth Maryland
Presentation
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm Breakout Sessions  
  Using Control Logs to Hold Participants Accountable
Chuck Derry, Co-Founder – Gender Violence Institute
Presentation
  Who You Gonna Call? VICTIM PARTNERS! Best Practices in Victim Contact
Hillarye Hightower, Director of Community Education & Director of Violence Intervention & Prevention Program – Denton County Friends of the Family
Presentation
Handouts
  Check In: The Beginning of Accountability
Adrian Chavira, BIPP Director – Center Against Sexual and Family Violence
Presentation

Saturday, April 2, 2016

8:30 am – 10:00 am Plenary
Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell, Anna D. Wolf Chair and Professor – Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
Presentation
10:15 am – 11:30 am Breakout Sessions  
  Risk Assessments in Domestic Violence Offender Programs: Possible Strategies and Practical Tips
Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell, Anna D. Wolf Chair and Professor – Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
Presentation
Handouts
  “She’s Crazy, Man!” Comprehending Victim Experience to Combat Victim Blaming
A. Lisa Girouard, Austin Police Department Victim Services
Presentation
  “You’re Not the Boss of Me!” What to do with BIPP Participants Who Have Professional Authority
Johnnie Stewart, Special Investigator Program Director,-Department of Family and Protective Services Region 4 & 5 and BIPP Facilitator – Family Services of Southeast Texas
Presentation
1:45 pm – 3:00 pm Breakout Sessions  
  Connect the Dots: Exercises that Grab Attention and Facilitate Critical Thinking
Chastidy Patterson, MA, LPC, BIPP Director – Aid to Victims of Abuse
Presentation
  Best Practices for Spanish Language BIPPs
Jose Avila, Family Violence Services Coordinator – TCFV
David Almager, Program Director BIPP – The Family Place
Adrian Chavira, BIPP Director – Center Against Sexual and Family Violence
Handout
  Focusing on Survivor Safety: Working with Offenders who Misuse Technology
Roy Rios, Family Violence Services Coordinator – TCFV
Molly Voyles, Policy Manager – TCFV
Presentation
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm Breakout Sessions  
  Keep it Fresh: Activities You’ll Want to Take Back
Aaron Hernandez, Owner – Pivot Program and Consulting
Presentation
Handout
  Assessing BIPP Participants for Risk-level and Readiness to Change
James Henderson, Technical Assistance – US Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women through the Battered Women’s Justice Project
Presentation
Handouts
  Group Facilitation of High Risk Batterers – Enhancing Skills for Effective Intervention
David Almager, Program Director BIPP – The Family Place
Crystal Lopez, High Risk BIPP Facilitator – The Family Place
Presentation
Handout

2016 BIPP Conference – Archive

13th Annual Battering Intervention & Prevention Program Conference

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April 1-2, 2016

Austin Marriott North
2600 La Frontera Blvd

Austin, TX 78681

 

Schedule

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Program PDF

Friday, April 1, 2016

7:30 am – 8:45 am Registration and Check-in  
8:45 am – 10:30 am Morning Welcome & Plenary  
  What BIPP Providers Most Need To Know About Men Who Abuse Women
Gloria Terry, CEO – Texas Council on Family Violence
Lundy Bancroft, Best-Selling Author, Activist, Speaker
10:30 am – 11:00 am Productive/Refreshment Break  
  Speed Networking!
11:00 am – 12:15 pm Breakout Sessions  
  Overcoming Minimization and Denial in Abusive Men
Lundy Bancroft, Best-Selling Author, Activist, Speaker
 
  Lethality Implications of Strangulation
Kelsea McKay, Assistant District Attorney – Strangulation Prosecutor, Travis County
Dana Nelson, Assistant District Attorney, Travis County Grand Jury/Intake Division and Sex Crimes Liason
 
  Finding Common Ground: Talking About Power and Control With Disenfranchised Groups
Lisa Nitsch, Director of Training and Education – House of Ruth Maryland
 
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch on Your Own  
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lundy Bancroft Book Signing  
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm CJAD Presentation  
  Jennifer King – Regional Director for Region 3, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Community Justice Assistance Division  
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm Refreshment Break  
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm Breakout Sessions  
  The Batterer in Custody and Visitation: His Next Arena of Coercive Control
Lundy Bancroft, Best-Selling Author, Activist, Speaker
 
  The Duluth Curriculum: Sexual Respect Theme 1 & 2
Chuck Derry, Co-Founder – Gender Violence Institute
 
  Creating Material That is Accessible to All Literacy Levels
Lisa Nitsch, Director of Training and Education – House of Ruth Maryland
 
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Refreshment Break  
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm Breakout Sessions  
  Using Control Logs to Hold Participants Accountable
Chuck Derry, Co-Founder – Gender Violence Institute
 
  Who You Gonna Call? VICTIM PARTNERS! Best Practices in Victim Contact
Hillarye Hightower, Director of Community Education & Director of Violence Intervention & Prevention Program – Denton County Friends of the Family
 
  Check In: The Beginning of Accountability
Adrian Chavira, BIPP Director – Center Against Sexual and Family Violence
 

Saturday, April 2, 2016

8:00 am – 8:30 am Registration & Breakfast  
8:30 am – 10:00 am Welcome & Plenary  
  Jennifer King, Regional Director for Region 3 – Texas Department of Criminal Justice Austin
Shasparay Lighteard, Poet, Author, Youth LeaderDomestic Violence Risk Assessment and Risk Management: A Coordinated, Collaborative Community System
Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell, Anna D. Wolf Chair and Professor – Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
 
10:00 am – 10:15 am Break  
10:15 am – 11:30 am Breakout Sessions  
  Risk Assessments in Domestic Violence Offender Programs: Possible Strategies and Practical Tips
Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell, Anna D. Wolf Chair and Professor – Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
 
  “She’s Crazy, Man!” Comprehending Victim Experience to Combat Victim Blaming
A. Lisa Girouard, Austin Police Department Victim Services
 
  “You’re Not the Boss of Me!” What to do with BIPP Participants Who Have Professional Authority
Johnnie Stewart, Special Investigator Program Director,-Department of Family and Protective Services Region 4 & 5 and BIPP Facilitator – Family Services of Southeast Texas
 
11:30 am – 11:45 am Break  
11:45 am – 1:30 pm Luncheon & Plenary  
  Poetry Hour
Ryan Knowles, Untouched Poetry
Spicee Gray, Author, Motivational Speaker, Activist
 
1:30 pm – 1:45 pm Break  
1:45 pm – 3:00 pm Breakout Sessions  
  Connect the Dots: Exercises that Grab Attention and Facilitate Critical Thinking
Chastidy Patterson, MA, LPC, BIPP Director – Aid to Victims of Abuse
 
  Best Practices for Spanish Language BIPPs
Jose Avila, Family Violence Services Coordinator – TCFV
David Almager, Program Director BIPP – The Family Place
Adrian Chavira, BIPP Director – Center Against Sexual and Family Violence
 
  Focusing on Survivor Safety: Working with Offenders who Misuse Technology
Roy Rios, Family Violence Services Coordinator – TCFV
Molly Voyles, Policy Manager – TCFV
 
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Refreshment Break  
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm Breakout Sessions  
  Keep it Fresh: Activities You’ll Want to Take Back
Aaron Hernandez, Owner – Pivot Program and Consulting
 
  Assessing BIPP Participants for Risk-level and Readiness to Change
James Henderson, Technical Assistance – US Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women through the Battered Women’s Justice Project
 
  Group Facilitation of High Risk Batterers – Enhancing Skills for Effective Intervention
David Almager, Program Director BIPP – The Family Place
Crystal Lopez, High Risk BIPP Facilitator – The Family Place
 
 4:45 pm – 5:15 pm Closing  

Keynotes

Lundy Bancroft

 
Lundy_Bancroft Lundy Bancroft has twenty-five years of experience specializing in interventions for abusive men and their families. He has authored five books in the field, including the U.S.’s best-selling book on domestic violence, Why Does He Do That?, and the national prizewinner The Batterer as Parent. Lundy is a former Co-Director of Emerge, the nation’s first counseling program for men who batter, and was involved in over 2000 cases as counselor and clinical supervisor. He has also served extensively as a custody evaluator, child abuse investigator, and expert witness. Lundy appears across the continent as a presenter for court personnel, child protective workers, mental health providers, law enforcement officials, and other audiences. He is currently working on a play about battered women’s experiences with the child custody system, called “Forbidden to Protect”. His new book, Daily Wisdom for “Why Does He Do That?”: Encouragement for Women Involved with Angry and Controlling Men, was released last spring.

Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell

 
Jacquelyn_Campbell Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN is Anna D. Wolf Chair and Professor in the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing with a joint appointment in the Bloomberg School of Public Health and National Program Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars program. Dr. Campbell has been conducting advocacy policy work and research on violence against women since 1980, has been the Principle Investigator of 12 major research investigations, and publishing more than 240 articles and seven books. She is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine/National Academy of Science, the American Academy of Nursing, a member of the Board of Directors of Futures Without Violence, received the Sigma Theta Tau International Research Award in 2011, and is Co-Chair of the IOM Global Violence Prevention Forum.

Lodging

Venue

 
AMN_Atrium Austin Marriott North
2600 La Frontera Blvd | Austin, TX 78681
  • Complimentary on-site parking.
   

Lodging

 
AMN_Room Reservation is Closed
  • Rate: $96/night
  • Guest block: April 1 & 2
  • Participants must reserve their own rooms.
  • The special conference rate will be available until March 20, 2016.
   

Travel

 

The closest airport is Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).

This hotel does not provide shuttle service. Alternate transportation:

  • Super Shuttle – fee $31 (one way); reservation required
  • Bus service – fee $31  (one way)
  • Taxi – estimated fare $50 (one way)

Driving Directions:

From Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Take Hwy 71 East 1.8 miles to the exit for 130 North. Continue on State Highway 130 North 18 miles (2 $1.50 tolls). Exit State Highway 45 West. Continue on State Highway 45 West 4 miles (1 $0.75 toll). Exit La Frontera Blvd. Turn right on La Frontera. Hotel is on the left.

Registration

Register Here

Early Registration Rates (ends February 29, 2016)
$170.00: TCFV Member
$190.00: Non-member

Discount (ends February 29, 2016)
$160 per ticket when you register three (3) or more staff from the same program.

Regular Registration Rates (after February 29, 2016)
$185.00: TCFV Member
$205.00: Non-member

Cancellations and Refunds
Cancellations received by February 29, 2016 will receive a refund, minus a 25% processing fee.  Cancellations after this date are non-refundable.

Exhibitors

Exhibitor Opportunities

We’d love for your organization to be an exhibitor at our upcoming BIPP conference. Join over 100 directors, coordinators and facilitators of BIP programs across Texas.


Table Rental (limited spaces)
Engage participants and enjoy the conference in comfort with one skirted 6-foot table and two chairs.
Cost: $50

  • Application deadline is March 14, 2016.
  • Shipping of boxes, electricity, internet, and/or any other audio/visual equipment required must be arranged and paid to the hotel by the exhibitor.
  • Space is limited, TCFV reserves the right to limit the number of accepted vendors.
  • Vendor must complete their set-up by the start of the conference on April 1 at 7:30 am and no later.

Conference Bag Distribution
Place your material where it counts—we will add it to every attendee’s conference bag!
Cost: $50 for each type of material

  • TCFV retains the right to choose not to distribute material that is offensive.
  • Please provide 200 copies of each promotional material.
  • Materials must be submitted to TCFV by March 21, 2016.

Application deadline is March 14, 2016.

Submit your application online or download a PDF version.

Thank you for joining in our mission to end violence in Texas!

 

Contact

Contact

Event details or workshops:

Claire Sudolsky • Family Violence Services Coordinator • 512-685-6207

Registration, CEUs, or payment:

Crystal Tabony • Administrative Specialist • 512-685-6311