Trainings and Conferences
- Trusted experts – since 1978, TCFV has been regarded as the statewide think tank and training entity for family violence programs. Our trainers are experts in their fields and committed to providing up-to-date information about best practices while unifying Texas advocates in the movement.
- Diverse topics – we cover a wide variety of family violence issues and intersecting systems, including civil and criminal justice, child support and welfare, economic and workforce organizations, healthcare and the general public.
- In your city and at your fingertips – we host 10-12 statewide events, 20+ local training sessions in every part of the state, more than 80 customized consultations, and dozens of online webinars each year. Can’t make it to a live training? Our vast library of recorded webinars means there’s a training that works for you, no matter your schedule or location.
Key: Conferences & Summits | Local & Regional Training | One in the Movement Series | Prevention Series | BIPP Series | Webinars
The BIPP Educational Series is a combination of in–person, live webinars, and self-paced online training opportunities for battering intervention facilitators. For more information, contact Mikisha Hooper.
RELATED: BIPP RESOURCES AND BIPP CONFERENCE AND BIPP WEBINAR SERIES
One in the Movement is a combination of in–person and web–based trainings for family violence advocates. These complimentary trainings provide new and seasoned advocates opportunities to develop and enhance their foundational knowledge on family violence systems currently in place, and is especially well–suited for executives who are new to the movement. For more information, contact Roy Rios.
RELATED: OIM RESOURCES AND OIM WEBINARS
This two-day training prepares prevention workers, managers, and community educators with foundational prevention theory along with skills for facilitating prevention education sessions. TCFV’s prevention team builds a learning environment where participants will also celebrate successes and strategize around shared challenges. Contact Maria Limon for questions.
RELATED: PREVENTION RESOURCES and PREVENTION CONFERENCE and PREVENTION WEBINAR SERIES
These meetings are designed to facilitate multi-disciplinary collaboration among regional partners to enhance domestic violence service provision. This is also a great opportunity to develop relationships within the region and network with community partners. Learn more about Regional Membership Meetings.
RELATED: GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
#Tech2Empower: TCFV Statewide Conference
August 27 – 30, 2017: Austin, TX
The TCFV’s Statewide Conference gathers leaders, advocates and allies to exchange ideas, discover fresh techniques and unite the many diverse faces of the Texas movement to end violence against women. For more information, contact Maria Jose Angelelli.
Executive Directors’ Conference: Directing the Work
This annual conference serves to connect, inspire, and rejuvenate Texas leaders by providing a forum to share ideas that collectively strengthen our life–changing services. TCFV once again partnered with the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault to host the 2016 conference. For more information, contact Rita Flores.
RELATED: ED RESOURCES AND ED WEBINAR SERIES
BIPP Conference: Tools for Transformation
April 26 – 27, 2018: Georgetown, TX
Tools for Transformation is an opportunity to gain deeper knowledge and develop new skills to meet the growing challenges of operating battering intervention programs and developing community accountability and collaboration for addressing family violence offenders. For more information, contact Claire Sudolsky.
RELATED: BIPP RESOURCES AND BIPP TRAINING EVENTS AND BIPP WEBINAR SERIES
This biannual prevention conference hosted by TAASA and TCFV will bring together preventioneers from across the state to enhance their prevention strategies and foster long–term change. For more information, contact Prevention.
RELATED: PREVENTION RESOURCES AND PREVENTION WEBINAR SERIES AND PREVENTION Intensive
February 2020: Austin, TX
Each legislative session, the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault and the Texas Council on Family Violence partner to host Capitol Day. For more information contact Esmeralda Flores.
Related: LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY
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One in the Movement | Coordinating Services: IPV and Healthcare
1.50 Hours SW, LPC, LMFT • Presenter: Jennifer Northway
This webinar offers a forum for providers, advocates, and stakeholders across the State to regroup and offer updates on their efforts since TCFV’s Health Summit last August. Learn about the injury prevention and trauma sectors and how local advocates and programs may engage with this network.
One in the Movement | Enhancing Economic Agency For Survivors
1.00 Hour SW, LPC, LMFT • Presenters: Mona Muro and Vesna Anic
This is an introduction to survivor centered economic agency frame work and curriculum, including the newly released Economic Security for Survivors Atlas from The Center for Survivor Agency and Justice and the Moving Ahead Through Financial Management curriculum from the Allstate Foundation. The webinar will connect economic strategies to resources and advocacy work to enhance survivor financial capacity. It will highlight innovative work at current domestic violence programs, including a demonstration of the Fort Bend County Women’s Center survivor specific economic stability website and offer advocate tips for credit building and microloan initiatives such as The Independence Project.
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The BIPP Educational Series is a combination of in–person and web–based training opportunities for battering intervention facilitators. For more information, contact Mikisha Hooper.
RELATED: BIPP RESOURCES AND BIPP CONFERENCE AND BIPP TRAININGS
Economic Advocacy Webinar Series
Economic abuse, lack of resources and opportunities, and the high costs associated with starting over all function as barriers to survivors’ ability to escape violent relationships and maintain safe, stable lives. Effective advocacy centers on the strengths and resilience of survivors and provides tools and options to promote the prosperity among survivors and their children. For more information, contact Mona Muro.
RELATED: ECONOMIC OPTIONS resources
Join us for our monthly executive directors’ webinar series. This complimentary series provides new executive directors (HHSC funded or category I & II members of TCFV) opportunities to enhance expertise, and improve strategic and programmatic management. From the novice to the seasoned executive director the charge of overseeing organizations can be challenging. This webinar series encourages turning the challenges into opportunities! View the recorded webinars. For more information, contact Johanna Moya-Fabregas.
Legal Advocates Webinar Series
One The Legal Advocates series cover topics from preparing clients for trial to best practices for stalking cases.
RELATED: LEGAL ADVOCACY RESOURCES
One in the Movement is a combination of in–person and web–based trainings for family violence advocates. These complimentary trainings provide new and seasoned advocates opportunities to develop and enhance their foundational knowledge on family violence systems currently in place, and is especially well–suited for executives who are new to the movement. View the recorded webinars. For more information, contact Claire Sudolsky.
RELATED: OIM RESOURCES AND OIM TRAININGS
The prevention webinar series is intended to supplement and enhance domestic violence program’s knowledge of cutting edge prevention strategies that are being implemented locally and nationally. For more information, contact Prevention.
RELATED: PREVENTION CONFERENCE AND PREVENTION TRAININGS AND PREVENTION RESOURCES
TCFV conducts a statewide summit in–person and online legal educational presentations and roundtable training sessions for prosecutors from a variety of Texas communities. Training sessions are customized to the needs of those attending and designed to encourage attendees to disseminate to colleagues statewide. The goal of this project is to establish strong scaffolding that will uphold a multi–layered approach to benefit the prosecution of family violence in Texas. For more information, contact Aaron Setliff.
This Summit brings together a diverse group of judges from across the state for training by and discussion with national and state experts to recognize and implement best practices in family violence cases. Judges receive and share resources, tools, and methods to effectively hold offenders accountable while maximizing victim safety. Peer dialogue frames the issues in an approach that allows judges to learn from and support each other in their work, and use their leadership role to send a message of zero tolerance of family violence in their courtroom and communities. For more information, contact Tracy Grinstead–Everly.
Economic Justice Summit
TCFV’s Economic Justice Summit has served as a forum since 2007 for local family violence program advocates and leaders to come together to learn about innovative programming, model programs, and cutting edge economic advocacy strategies with survivors of domestic violence. TCFV’s 4th Economic Justice Summit was held on June 14th and 15th , in El Paso, Texas. This most recent Summit included nationally renowned faculty sharing their expertise with over 115 advocates and leaders participating from Texas family violence programs. The Summit focused on income generation and money saving strategies, with plenaries and workshops on job readiness, social enterprise, micro-enterprise, partnering with financial institutions, employment and consumer rights, creatively working with rural immigrant survivors, and the connections between health and economic stability for survivors of domestic violence. For more information contact Krista Del Gallo.
RELATED: ECONOMIC OPTIONS SERIES
Technical Assistance and Training
TCFV offers training and technical assistance to our member programs and community partners. We offer TA on a comprehensive list of topics related to intimate partner violence response and prevention. During regular business hours, 9 am to 5 pm, individuals and programs are welcome to call TCFV for support, research, problem solving, training, and resources. Please contact TCFV at 1-800-525-1978. TCFV also offers customized trainings and consultations to ensure that we meet the individual needs of our members and community partners.
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