Training Calendar


Teachers: Prevent Teen Dating Violence in School
July 18
Facilitated by the Indiana Department of Education, ICADV and the Domestic Violence Network

This training for school staff members will help them better identify, prevent and respond to the problems of teen dating violence and sexual harassment at school..

 When: Friday, July 18, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Harrison College, Indianapolis
Cost: Free
Registration: click here

Domestic Violence Legal Updates for Law Enforcement
July 23
ICADV Training Consultant Dottie Davis will present two training sessions for law enforcement officers and advocates addressing multiple topics related to effective law enforcement response to intimate partner violence. Areas of discussion will include legal updates, best practices for law enforcement officers, working effectively with dispatch and with advocates, limiting liability, and lethality assessment.  This training is co-sponsored by Crisis Connection, Inc.

When: Wednesday, July 23. Two sessions:
Morning 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Afternoon: 1:30 – 5:00 pm
Where: Spencer Co Youth & Community Center, 1101 E State Rd 70, Chrisney
Cost: Free
Registration: Email Natalie Bolin or call 812-482-1555

ICADV Conference
October 28-29
Wyndham Indianapolis West, 2544 Executive Drive in Indianapolis

ICADV is pleased to announce that Dr. Dean Hawley of the Indiana University School of Medicine will join us as our keynote speaker. Dr. Hawley is an expert in the field of pathology and his primary interest is in the area of fatal and non-fatal strangulation in intimate partner violence cases. Dr. Hawley will also present workshops as a part of the conference agenda. The workshop agenda is in the process of being set and will be announced soon. Please watch the website for further information.



Teen Dating Violence
July 14
Presented by Beth Willhouse, Healing Your Hidden Hurts

Teens are getting into relationships often at a very early age. They can become completely infatuated with their boyfriend/girlfriend while ignoring their family and sometimes even their other friends. While it can appear harmless, parents need to be aware of warning signs.

When: Monday, July 14, 6 – 7:30 pm
Where: St. Vincent Hospital, 13861 Olio Road, Fishers, IN
Cost: Free
Registration: click here

Adults Protecting Children: A Unified Campaign to Combat Sex Abuse
July 15
Presented by the US Attorney’s office Southern District and the Indiana Department of Education Office of Student Services

This program’s purpose is to reach school personnel, community leaders and advocates to address the problem of sexual abuse of school age children, recognize predatory behavior and connect to the network of assets to protect children.

When: Tuesday, July 15, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Where: H. Dean Evans Community and Education Center, 8550 Woodfield Crossing Blvd., Indianapolis
Cost: Free
Registration: click here

 WEBINARS: LGBTQ Access Series
July-December 2014

Join the NW Network for this webinar series that discusses inclusive, relevant services for LGBTQ people and survivors of all genders. This series will have an emphasis on addressing recent LGBTQ related FVPSA assurances requirements and the OVW FAQ on the VAWA implementation. Click here for more information or visit