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The Event

DON’T FORGET: All training is AVAILABLE LIVE AND RECORDED. Registrants will have access to the live event and all training recordings through the event app. You’ll receive your CEUs regardless of how you choose to participate! Recordings will be made available until 09/15/20.

WEEK 1

MONDAY, JULY 20, 2020

11:00am – 12:00pm


2:00pm – 3:30pm

4:00pm – 5:00pm

TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2020

11:00am – 12:30pm


2:00pm – 3:30pm


4:00pm – 5:00pm

WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2020

11:00am – 12:30pm

2:00pm – 3:30pm

4:00pm – 5:00pm

 

THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2020

11:00am – 12:30pm


2:00pm – 3:30pm


4:00pm – 5:00pm

 

 

FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2020

11:00am – 12:30pm


2:00pm – 3:00pm

WEEK 2

MONDAY, JULY 27, 2020

11:00am – 12:30pm

2:00pm – 3:00pm



TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2020

11:00am – 12:30pm

2:00pm – 3:30pm


4:00pm – 5:00pm

WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2020

11:00am – 12:30pm

2:00pm – 3:00pm

THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2020

11:00am – 12:30pm

2:00pm – 3:30pm

4:00pm – 5:00pm

FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2020

11:30am – 12:30pm

Opening Ceremony featuring Dr. Nate Galbreath, Helen Witty & Karen Vadino

Virtual Workshop: Male Victimization – Vanessa Guyton & Detric Bailey

Zoom Small Group: 

  • Lyft Rideshare and Victim Advocacy Coffee Chat
  • VINE Notification: An interactive session to help improve the identification experience

Virtual Workshop: What We Don’t Know CAN Hurt Us: Domestic Violence, Partner-Inflicted Brain Injury, and a Way Forward – Rachel Ramirez

Virtual Workshop: Finding Resilience and Hope Through Victims Telling their Stories  – LaVarr McBride

Zoom Small Group:

  • NOVA Membership Meeting
  • Yoga and Breathwork for Anxiety Reduction by Susan Waits

Virtual Workshop: Military Victim Advocacy Ethics – DoD SAPRO

Virtual Workshop: Civilian Victim Advocacy Ethics  – Colleen Phelan

Zoom Small Groups: 

  • Understanding and Using the ‘DocuSAFE’ Evidence Collection App by Rachel Gibson
  • Murderabilia/Son-of-Sam Laws/Notoriety for Profit – Andy Kahan

Virtual Workshop: Putting the Shattered Life Back Together: Working with Trauma Victims – Bill Jenkins

Keynote: DA George Brauchler – Advocating and Speaking Out on Accountability of Perpetrators and Healing for Survivors

Zoom Small Groups:

  • When Guns are Present: A Discussion for Domestic Violence Advocates – Elizabeth Gray
  • Title IX Updates – Cari Simon

Virtual Workshop: Shaking the Table: What Non-Profit Leadership Could Look LikeZoë Flowers

Zoom Small Groups:

  • Advocacy Considerations for Crisis Response During Acts of Mass Violence – Jeremy Hagerman
  • Questions with SAPRO’s Dr. Galbreath
  • Q&A on the National Advocate Credentialing Program

Virtual Workshop: Implicit Bias and Applied Intersectionality – Myra Strand

Zoom Small Groups:

  • The Way 4ward: Supporting Health Advocacy – Zoë Flowers
  • NOVA’s CRT Coffee TalkRoger Roberts & Kellie Portman

Virtual Workshop: Stalking: From Shadows to Sun – Anna Nasset

Keynote: Alicia “Kozak” and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Zoom Small Group: 

  • Army HQ Prevention Initiatives Q&ADr. Helis & COL Engen

Virtual Workshop: Human TraffickingBill Woolf

Zoom Small Groups:

  • Forgotten Victims No More – Putting the Spotlight on Elder Abuse – Paul Greenwood
  • VOCA – Crime Victims Fund-amentals Steve Derene

Victim Tribute

Virtual Workshop: Protecting All Family Members: The Link Between Animal Abuse and Human Violence in a Post-COVID World – Phil Arkow

Zoom Small Groups:

  • Economic Justice and Domestic Violence – Kim Pentico

Closing Townhall featuring Dr. Chris Wilson and Edward Wilson

About us

Founded in 1975, NOVA is the oldest national victim assistance organization of its type in the United States and is the recognized leader in victim advocacy, education and credentialing.

Our theme this year

Hope in Action

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