Navigating the Ever-Changing Waters of Immigration: Challenges and Solutions for Working with Survivors Without Legal Status

March 22, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar will provide participants with information on the processes and best practices of the accredited in-house immigration services at the Center Against Sexual and Family Violence (CASFV) in El Paso, Texas. CASFV is the largest comprehensive provider of domestic violence and sexual assault services on the U.S./Mexico border and has been providing immigration services for 16 years.

Facilitating Groups with Men Who Batter - Webinar

March 21, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Often when the police are called for domestic violence, men who batter are arrested, convicted, and then likely sent to a batterers intervention program. What community support, programming, facilitation, and skills are needed to address men’s violence against women in a batterers intervention program? When men who batter are court ordered to group process, there needs to an analysis of key elements of abusive behavior and then a process to identify alternative beliefs and behaviors. The group process needs to be reflective and encourage critical thinking.

Alcohol and Sexual Assault

March 21, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

How does alcohol affect female and male bodies differently? “But what if they were both drunk? Doesn’t that mean they raped each other?” How do perpetrators intentionally use alcohol to make victims vulnerable? What should Title IX investigators know about alcohol and sexual assault? What can investigators and prosecutors do if victims cannot remember what happened?

Engaging Men in Sexual Violence Prevention-Webinar

April 26, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

How can we positively engage men in sexual assault prevention efforts? What are the best strategies for helping men understand their role in violence prevention? How can we encourage men to think critically about gender roles and violence?