Manhattan Family Justice Center Core Training Program – Fall 2017

The Manhattan Family Justice Center,  is excited to announce our next round of Core 1 trainings this October.  The MFJC Core Training Program was created to provide trainings on the most relevant topics for service providers, community-based leaders and city agencies working with victims and survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV), sex trafficking and/or elder abuse. Please Click here to register for individual trainings.

MFJC Core Training Program – Fall 2017

Intimate Partner Violence Dialogue

Facilitated by: NYC Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence
Monday, October 2nd  from 01:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

This training explores the definition of intimate partner violence, discusses abusive tactics and their effects, overviews factors and barriers impacting survivors, includes domestic violence statistics for the Bronx and New York City and provides basic tips for working with people experiencing IPV.

Engaging Trauma Survivors

Facilitated by: NYC Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence
Wednesday, October 4th from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

This training explores definitions of trauma, discusses signs and symptoms of trauma, reviews guidelines for effective interviewing with trauma survivors, and develops awareness around verbal and non-verbal cues and messages that impact trauma survivors, in and out of a service provider context

Risk Assessment and Safety Planning

Facilitated by: Safe Horizon
Thursday, October 5th  from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

This training addresses topics including developing rapport with clients, conducting risk assessments and developing safety plans, significant risk factors faced by survivors, and addressing clients’ perceptions of risk.

This training explores definitions of trauma, discusses signs and symptoms of trauma, reviews guidelines for effective interviewing with trauma survivors, and develops awareness around verbal and non-verbal cues and messages that impact trauma survivors, in and out of a service provider context.

Cultural Conversations: Tools for Supportive Practice

Facilitated by:  Arab American Family  and The NYC Anti-Violence Project
Friday, October 6th  from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Space is limited. Please bring a photo I.D. and plan to arrive 15-20 minutes early to avoid security delays. For any questions about the registration link or to add any colleagues to the MFJC trainings list, please email Indhira Castro at IndhiraC@fjcnyc.org


General Training Information:

All trainings are FREE of Charge and are held at the NYC Manhattan Family Justice Center, which is located at 80 Centre Street 5th  Floor  New York NY 10013.

The MFJC is wheelchair accessible, including the restrooms, via the entrance at 10 Hogan Place (around the left corner from 80 Center Street)  When you are at the indicated entrance, a building office will bring down the electronic ramp for your use.

If you require any other accommodations, such as ASL interpretation, please contact Indhira Castro at 212.602.2857 or IndhiraC@fjcnyc.org  upon registration and no later than 5 business days before the event.

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