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The Violence Against Women Act Training

  November 15-16, 2023  

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TRAINING AGENDA

Join us in the

Magnolia Ballroom

 Choctaw Casinos & Resorts

Durant, OK

Registration & Breakfast
11/15/23
8:00-9:00am

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Traditional Opening
Opening
11/15/23
9:00-9:45am

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Impacts of Trauma on Youth and Adults Involved in Tribal Justice Systems: What are Elements of a Trauma Informed Tribal Justice System (Keynote)
Keynote
11/15/23
9:45-11:00am

This keynote will give a broad overview of the impacts of trauma on behaviors that involve Native youth and adults in tribal justice systems. The elements of a trauma-informed tribal justice system will be highlighted and strategies implement practice change to better support Native youth, adults and families.

Marilyn Bruguier Zimmerman
Back to Basics: A Domestic Violence Refresher
UNIT 1
11/15/23
11:00 AM-12:15pm

In this session we will review the dynamics of domestic violence, barriers victims may face, the importance of confidentiality and advocacy and resources. Learning objectives will include the ability to identify power and control tactics, identify barriers to leaving a domestic violence situation, importance of confidentiality in DV cases, and identify resources in Oklahoma.

Shelley Miller
Working with Perpetrators: Balancing Accountability and Risk
UNIT 2
11/15/23
1:30-2:45pm

This presentation will expand on perceptions and skills about having discussions and exploring internal accountability with perpetrators. Specific tools created with input from perpetrators in the program will be shared including an analogy that helps facilitate meaning discussion about accountability with individuals and groups. Participants will be: 1) Aware of a definition of accountability that focuses on an individual’s internal perspective, 2) Able t o identify domains of accountability, and 3) Understand the analogy of the bases of accountability and how to use it to facilitate deeper discussion with participants

Jeffrie Cape
Sumi'nangwa: DV and IPV Trauma Informed Response in Indigenous
Communities, Part 1
UNIT 3
11/15/23
3:00-4:15pm

This session will focus on the importance of cultivating trauma-informed approaches with Indigenous cultural knowledge, values, and teachings in grounding survivor-centered healing and support. This session will explain how the trauma Indigenous peoples experience is linked to oppression and discrimination. Trauma informed practice during this session will also be explored through an Indigenous lens that also will recommend an intersectional approach that are founded in culturally rooted beliefs and practice. This session will lastly illustrate that re-Indigenizing trauma informed approaches is a process that must be led, defined, and reflective of the community’s culture, history, and values.

Kim Zahne
Breakfast
11/16/23
8:00-9:00am

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Opening - Day 2
Opening
11/16/23
9:00-9:15am

Join us in the Magnolia Room for breakfast and some reflections from Day 1.

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Sumi'nangwa: Re-Indigenizing Trauma Informed Response in Indigenous Communities, Part 2
UNIT 3
11/16/23
9:15-10:30am

This session will be a continuation of part one.

Kim Zahne
Best Practices: Trauma-Informed Processes and Practices in Domestic Violence Cases
UNIT 4
11/16/23
10:45am-12:00pm

This sessio n will explore effective methods for implementing trauma-informed practices within the context of domestic violence cases. These cases are inherently unique and demand an elevated level of sensitivity and awareness. The successful implementation of trauma-informed processes and practices require
understanding of the unique challenges faced by survivors. It will also touch on how to manage respondents/defendants during and between hearings. Additionally, this session will discuss varying court approaches in domestic violence cases and shed light on their potential effectiveness and limitations

Ron Whitener
Understanding and Improving Law Enforcement Practice in DV Cases
UNIT 5
11/16/23
1:00-2:15pm

This unit will examine the general practices of Indian Country law enforcement responding to domestic violence cases, identify practitioners resources to help law enforcement, and create an action plan to work with law enforcement to implement improvements.

Steven Juneau
Reflecting on What We Have Learned
Panel
11/16/23
2:30-3:45pm

Emcee will host a panel discussion where local practitioners are asked a series of questions and reflect on what they have learned, what Choctaw is doing well, and where Choctaw could improve.

Anna Marcy
Traditional Closing
Closing
11/16/23
3:45-4:00pm

Weylin Thompson

Questions?

Contact us at trainings@whitenergroup.biz

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