DVOMB Training Events
DV101 DVOMB DVRNA FREE This training provides an overview of different types of risk assessment and the importance of utilizing risk assessment practices in the forensic setting. This discussion will include how to distinguish static and dynamic risk factors and why this is important to assessing offender progress. After a review of the research supporting the Risk, Need, Responsivity Principles, participants will review the scoring manual of the Domestic Violence Offender Risk and Needs Assessment (DVRNA). Through this discussion, participates will learn about the supported research for each domain, how each domain is scored, and the development of the DVRNA overtime. The second half of this training will transition to application and participants will review three different case studies and score the DVNRA in a group setting. Upcoming dates: October 18, 2018 - Click here to register , Boulder, CO December 4, 2018 - Click here to register, Denver, CO Treatment Victim Advocate Training - FREE
- Information sharing with victims (initially, ongoing advocacy contacts, court/custody, releases of information, etc.)
- Working effectively with system- and community-based victim advocacy organizations
- Safety planning considerations and strategies
- Record keeping requirement
This training is designed to help participants to improve critical Multidisciplinary Treatment Team communications in managing LGBTQ Domestic Violence cases.
The morning portion of the training will identify and challenge many heteronormative perspectives about LGBTQ DV, and it will focus on specific challenges in providing advocacy to victims.
The afternoon portion of the training will focus on unique details of MTT communications between victim advocates, treatment providers, and probation officers in LGBTQ DV case management.
This training will enable participants to:
- recognize and communicate about unique assessment elements in the delivery of both advocacy and treatment to LGBTQ clients, including an aggression continuum, stage of coming-out, internalized homophobia, role of sex and gender stereotypes, partner discrepancies, and access to LGBTQ resources.
- recognize and communicate about unique clinical components, including power-and-control patterns in LGBTQ relationships and LGBTQ AOD-use theory.
- identify and manage unique group rules and guidelines in LGBTQ groups, including proper placement options for transgender and bisexual clients.
- recognize and use appropriate LGBTQ terms and language.
This training will enable participants to:
1) Recognize and communicate about unique assessment, evaluation and treatment of women offenders using the best practice guidelines from the Colorado Domestic Violence Offender management Board Treatment Standards
2) Explore different typologies of defendants through arrest scenario’s
3) Identify and manage barriers to treatment and possible adjunct services within the DVOMB guidelines in female offender groups.
4) Discuss working with male victims and how to identify best practice in assessing suitable resources and referrals.
Trainings Sponsored by Others:
Comprised of an On Demand presentation by the instrument's renowned author, Professor Robert D. Hare, as well as a 2-day live and interactive webinar by leading figure in the field of psychopathy, Dr. J. Reid Meloy, this innovative program will train you in the use of both the PCL-R and thePsychopathy Checklist: Screening Version (PCL:SV) while earning 16 hours of valuable Continuing Education Credit.
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ONLINE TRAINING ON THE PCL-R & PCL:SV
- Domestic Violence Summit
- Other Trainings Offered by the Division of Criminal Justice
- Training Resource List (PDF)
- Training Options for Treatment Victim Advocate Certification (PDF)
Webinars & Training Videos
7.0 Victim Advocacy Standards Revisions: There is no cost to view this webinar. once you have completed the webinar, Complete This Survey to receive and print your certificate of completion.
- Supervising Domestic Violence Offenders
- Interstate Compact and DV Treatment Webinar - C.R.S 14-24.1-101 requires any residential or outpatient treatment program to notify the Colorado Interstate Compact Office whenever an out-of-state offender enrolls in a domestic violence offender treatment program.This webinar covers how this statute affects all domestic violence treatment providers and how to comply. There is no cost to view this webinar. Once you have completed the webinar, Complete This Survey to receive and print your certificate of completion.