Upcoming MFJC Core Trainings, June 13-29

The Manhattan Family Justice Center is happy to announce our next round of core trainings. Our training program provides professional development for service providers, community leaders, and city agencies on relevant topics regarding intimate partner violence, sex trafficking, and elder abuse.

Please share widely.  All trainings are free and located at the MFJC: 80 Centre Street, 5th Floor Training Room.

REGISTER NOW!

Domestic Violence Dialogue
Facilitated by FJC Admin Staff

  • Monday, 6/13 2-5 pm

Risk Assessment & Safety Planning
Facilitated by STEPS to End Family Violence

  • Tuesday, 6/14 2-5 pm

Cultural Conversations
Facilitated by NYC Anti-Violence Project & OCDV Staff

  • Wednesday, 6/15 2-5 pm

Housing & Shelter
Facilitated by Sanctuary for Families, New Destiny Housing

  • Friday, 6/17 10 am – 1 pm

Trafficking & Commercial Sexual Exploitation  
Facilitated by Center for Court Innovation & NY Asian Women’s Center

  • Monday, 6/20 10 am – 1 pm

Criminal Justice Responses to DV
Facilitated by Manhattan DA’s Office & NYPD

  • Monday, 6/20 2-4 pm

Immigration Law
Facilitated by NY Legal Assistance Group & Sanctuary for Families

  • Tuesday, 6/21 2-5 pm

Family & Matrimonial Law
Facilitated by NYLAG

  • Wednesday, 6/22 2-5 pm

Elder Abuse
Facilitated by Weinberg Center

  • Tuesday, 6/28 10 am – 12 pm

Economic Empowerment
Facilitated by Sanctuary for Families & the Financial Clinic

  • Wednesday, 6/29 10 am – 1 pm

Immigrant Eligibility for Public Benefits
Facilitated by Sanctuary for Families & OCDV Staff

  • Wednesday, 6/29 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Manhattan Family Justice Center and Restorative Justice Initiative Panel Discussion: Restorative & Transformative Responses to Domestic Violence

Please join the Manhattan Family Justice Center and Restorative Justice Initiative for a panel discussion on: Restorative & Transformative Responses to Domestic Violence

Friday April 22nd, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Manhattan Family Justice Center
80 Centre Street, 5th Floor New York, NY 10013

Space is limited, RSVP is required: REGISTER HERE.

Speakers:

  • Briana Barocas and Danielle Emery – Center on Violence and Recovery, New York University
  • Bhavana Nancherla  – Independent Facilitator/Organizer
  • Soniya Munshi – CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College/INCITE!
  • Carrie Banks – Domestic Violence Safe Dialogue, Portland, OR
  • Moderated by Mika Dashman – Restorative Justice Initiative

Topics include:

  • Overview of restorative and transformative justice principles and practices
  • Overview of restorative justice-based responses to intimate partner abuse
  • Impact of criminalization on marginalized communities and the need for alternative models
  • How restorative and transformative practices address trauma, and support healing
  • How restorative and transformative models could be implemented in New York State

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Sarah Flatto
Director, Programs & Outreach
NYC Family Justice Center, Manhattan
80 Centre St. 5th Floor New York, NY 10013
Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence

From the Manhattan Family Justice Center: Register Now for Core Trainings!

The Manhattan Family Justice Center is happy to announce the following core trainings. Our training program provides professional development for service providers, community leaders, and city agencies on relevant topics regarding intimate partner violence, sex trafficking, and elder abuse. Please feel free to share widely.  All trainings are free and located at the MFJC: 80 Centre Street, 5th Floor Training Room.

Register Now!

DV Dialogue: Tuesday, 5/26 2-5 pm
Facilitated by FJC admin staff

Risk Assessment & Safety Planning: Wednesday, 5/27 10 am – 1 pm
Facilitated by Safe Horizon

Criminal Justice Responses to DV: Thursday, 5/28 2-4 pm
Facilitated by the Manhattan DA’s Office and NYPD

Housing Options for Survivors: Monday, 6/1 2-5 pm
Facilitated by New Destiny Housing

Cultural Conversations – Focus on Language Access: Tuesday, 6/2 2-5 pm
Facilitated by Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs & FJC Partner Staff

Family & Matrimonial Law: Thursday, 6/4 2-4 pm
Facilitated by Sanctuary for Families

Immigration Law, Options & Remedies: Friday, 6/5 10 am – 1 pm
Facilitated by NY Legal Assistance Group

Self-Sufficiency & Economic Empowerment: Tuesday, 6/9 10 am – 1 pm
Facilitated by FJC Staff

Sex Trafficking: Tuesday, 6/9: 2-5 pm
Facilitated by Center for Court Innovation & NY Asian Women’s Center

Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Best,

Sarah
Sarah Flatto
Director, Programs & Outreach
NYC Family Justice Center, Manhattan
80 Centre St. 5th Floor New York, NY 10013
Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence

Upcoming Manhattan Family Justice Center Trainings

Happy Holidays! The Manhattan Family Justice Center is happy to announce the following special trainingsOur training program provides professional development on relevant topics regarding intimate partner violence, sex trafficking, and elder abuse for service providers, community leaders, and city agencies. Please feel free to share widely. Our next round of core trainings will start in mid-February, and I will send a separate announcement for those soon.
 
 
Monday, Jan. 26th 2-4 pm
Dealing with Trauma: Helping Clients in Emotional Distress
Facilitated by the Mental Health Association of NY
  • How to talk to someone who is very upset or angry
  • How to de-escalate a crisis using body language and tone of voice
  • Basics of crisis counseling
  • How to conduct a basic risk assessment
  • What to do if someone says they are suicidal
  • Using the crisis hotline LifeNet as a resource
  • This is part 1 of a 2-part training – the second will focus on mental health, cognitive effects of trauma, and PTSD
 
Thursday, Jan. 29th 10 am – 1 pm
Youth & Intimate Partner Violence
Facilitated by Day One, Sanctuary for Families, and ACS
  • Teen dating violence 101 including different types of abuse, red flags, social media, Day One services
  • Impact of IPV on youth, mental health, PTSD, intergenerational cycles of violence, Sanctuary for Families youth services
  • ACS mandatory reporting regulations and case studies, ACS’ preventative work, ACS youth programs
 
Thursday, February 5th 10 am  1 pm
Intersections of Sexual Assault & Intimate Partner Violence: Focus on Intervention
Facilitated by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault, Mt. Sinai SAVI, & Black Women’s Blueprint
  • Legal and criminal definitions of sexual assault
  • Intersections of sexual violence and intimate partner violence
  • Comprehensive overview of sexual assault resources and services
  • How to talk to clients about sexual assault
  • Barriers to reporting, disclosing, and receiving services
  • How service providers can better support survivors through best practices
  • This is part 1 of a 2-part training – the second will focus on sexual assault prevention

The MBBA’s Community Service Committee Presents “Domestic Violence Forum and Call to Action Luncheon”

The MBBA’s Community Service Committee Presents “Domestic Violence Forum and Call to Action Luncheon”

NYC Family Justice Center – Fall 2014 Core Training Program

The NYC Family Justice Center in Manhattan is happy to announce their next round of core trainings. The core training program provides professional development on the most relevant topics for service providers working with victims and survivors of intimate partner violence, sex trafficking, and elder abuse. More training content details will follow in several weeks. All trainings are held at the MFJC: 80 Centre St., 5th floor.

REGISTER NOW! 

Monday, November 3rd 2-5 pm
Domestic Violence Dialogue: Focus on Poverty & Racism
Facilitated by Black Women’s Blueprint

Thursday, November 6th 10 am-1 pm
Immigration Law: Options and Remedies for Survivors
Facilitated by Sanctuary for Families

Friday, November 7th 2-5 pm
Safety Assessment and Planning
Facilitated by STEPS to End Family Violence

Monday, November 10th 1:30-3:30 pm
Family Planning, Clinical & Educational Services
Facilitated by Planned Parenthood of NYC *special one-time training

Wednesday, November 12th 10 am-1 pm
Elder Abuse: Focus on the Asian Community
Facilitated by Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, NY Asian Women’s Center, Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse, JASA  
 
Wednesday, November 12th 2-5 pm
Culture Conversations: Focus on Faith-Based Communities and DV
Facilitated by CONNECT, Turning Point, Met Council

Thursday, November 13th 10 am-1 pm
Criminal Justice in Manhattan
Facilitated by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office

Thursday, November 13th 2-4 pm
Human Trafficking
Facilitated by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office

Friday, November 14th 10 am-1pm
Self-Sufficiency & Economic Empowerment
Facilitated by MFJC staff

Wednesday, November 19th 2-5 pm
Housing Options for Survivors of Domestic Violence
Facilitated by New Destiny Housing
 
Date TBD
Family & Matrimonial Law
Facilitated by NY Legal Assistance Group
 
For any inquiries, please don’t hesitate to contact Sarah Flatto, Programs & Outreach Director of the Center, at sarahf@fjcnyc.org.