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2022 NAPSA Conference

The National Adult Protective Services Association and Michigan’s Department of Health and Human Services have teamed up to host the 2022 NAPSA Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Our conference is attended by over 500 professionals in adult protective services, law enforcement, criminal justice, victim advocacy, and beyond. All workshops will be held at the Amway Grand Plaza. GSA […]

National Adult Protective Services Association’s Annual Conference

Please join us for the 33rd National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA) annual conference August 29-31, 2022, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  The NAPSA conference is the only national conference with a focus on the increasingly visible problems of elder and vulnerable adult abuse. This year’s event is in conjunction with the Michigan Department of Health […]

Pathways to Research Impact Webinar

Join the Sexual Violence Research Initiative as they launch the SVRI Pathways to Research Impact online course. In this webinar they will explore how researchers in the field of violence against women and violence against children can take a systems approach to ensuring the uptake use and impact of their research. The event will be […]


Victim Service Outcome Measurement Tool – Intro and Testing

Join RTI, the Center for Victim Research, and other partners for a virtual meeting to learn about a new tool to measure victim service outcomes and the chance to try it out this fall. This tool, called iMPRoVE—Measuring Provider Responses toVictimization Experiences—can help all types of victim service providers collect information on service outcomes and […]


F22 Gender Based Violence and the Latinx Community

In this webinar, a panel of experts will share what the field currently knows about gender-based violence in the Latinx community. The first panelist will discuss cultural beliefs and stigma surrounding the help-seeking process for survivors of intimate partner violence; and how to better support service engagement and programming. The second panelist group will address […]


National Center for Victims of Crime: 2022 National Training Institute

The National Training Institute (NTI) emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach to sharing promising practices, current research, and effective programs and policies that are victim-centered, practice-based, and research-informed. NCVC's National Training Institute is a forum for law enforcement, victim service professionals, allied practitioners, policymakers, and researchers to share current developments and build new collaborations. Held in conjunction […]

Economic Justice for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

Join NIJ, Rutgers University's Violence Against Women Research Consortium, and the University of Maryland, Baltimore, for this free webinar discussing economic justice for survivors of intimate partner violence. Presenters will cover topics including how intimate partner violence intersects with economic justice, approaches to IPV shelter and housing policies, and the impact of COVID-19 on economic […]


2022 Victimology Research Symposium

Texas Victim Services Association (TVSA) invites state and national presenters from the broader disciplines of Victimology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Law, Women and Gender Studies to submit proposals for our 2022 Research Symposium. The two-day event is designed to provide a forum to share current research that is informing practice and emerging responses […]

Gender-Based Violence and American Indian and Alaska Native Communities

This event hosted by the National Institute of Justice and the NIJ Violence Against Women Research Consortium features three presentations: Presentation 1 – Dr. Emily M. Wright, Dr. Tara N. Richards, and Sheena Gilbert: This NIJ-funded project, used a mixed methods research design to understand the scope and context of missing Native American person cases […]


How Do We Measure Security, Violence, and Access to Justice from the Victims’ Perspective?

Join the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ Victimization Statistics Unit Chief, Heather Brotsos, and other international experts as they discuss “How Do We Measure Security, Violence, And Access to Justice from the Victims’ Perspective” on Friday, December 2nd at 11:00 a.m. ET. This webinar is hosted by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) […]


Extreme Risk Protection Orders: Equity Considerations for Design and Implementation

The Joyce Foundation is holding a virtual session. Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPO) policies allow a court to temporarily remove firearms from an individual who may be at risk of danger to themselves or others. As the use of ERPOs has increased in recent years, researchers and policy makers alike have begun to consider questions […]


Ending violence against LGBT+ people: emerging insights on what works

Violence is an everyday reality for many LGBT+ people around the world, threatening their lives and wellbeing. More needs to be done, at every level of society, to help ensure LGBT+ people are safe. Join the What Works 2 team for the launch of a ground-breaking new report with emerging insights on how to prevent […]