Professional Leadership and Advancement Network (PLAN) 2023 Virtual Learning Series

February 2 – March 16 at 11 PT

PLAN is a six-week course to support executive directors in their role to effectively manage, lead, and strengthen their organization’s infrastructure and culture, in order to advance their mission.

This hybrid education series will include a blend of live virtual and self-paced sessions, group and individual activities, peer exchange, one-on-one technical assistance with experts in the field, and implementation planning. PLAN is an opportunity to engage with other survivor-serving organizations across the country and foster leadership skills rooted in the values of the anti-violence movement.

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Intimate Partner Violence and Maternal Health: Evidence-Based and Promising Interventions

Feb 22nd – March 15th at 10am PT 

In this 4-session Learning Collaborative (LC), participants will learn how to apply the evidence-based CUES intervention to prevent and respond to intimate partner violence (IPV) and trauma within settings that serve pregnant and birthing people with a spotlight on community health centers. It will include frameworks and tools to better promote health equity as well as strategies to help health center staff feel more present during patient encounters. Adaptable protocols, PDSAs, MOUs, and other resources to build and strengthen connections between health centers and domestic violence programs that provide supportive services to mothers and birthing people will be shared.

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Helplines for Abusive Partners? Why? (Or Why Not?)

Feb 23, 2023 at 12:00 PT

This 90-minute roundtable will consider the pros and cons of establishing helplines for abusive partners in the U.S.; feature practitioners involved in the implementation and planning of state and national helplines; and include advocates’ perspectives on safety, accountability, and equity.

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Lessons Learned in School-Based Health Center Adolescent Relationship Abuse Prevention

February 28 at 11 PT

This webinar, co-hosted by Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation and the School-Based Health Alliance, will feature a panel of school-based health center (SBHC) providers who will share about their experiences promoting healthy relationships with their patients. From the first planning steps, and current practices, to lessons learned along the way, they will discuss the benefits of a universal education approach and share how they navigate challenges related to addressing adolescent relationship abuse (ARA). Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation and the School-Based Health Alliance will share resources and learning opportunities related to ARA prevention and youth-centered healthy relationship promotion.

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Briefing

February 28 at 12 PT

In partnership with Representative Fitzpatrick and Representative Moore, and in partnership with Ujima, Love is Respect, the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center, and AMEND Together, FUTURES Policy Center will hold a special briefing on Teen Dating Violence. The event will take place on February 28th at 3pm ET.

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Strategies and Training to Advance Greater Elder Safety

June 2 – June 9th

The Futures Without Violence Learning and Leadership team is planning an in-person convening in Washington D.C., June 7-9, 2023 to come together and share emerging strategies for addressing elder abuse outside the legal system In addition to the general convening, the hope is to release an RFP for seed funding to help convening participants develop and expand restorative and prevention programming for older adults.

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