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September 2017
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Support Group for Women who have Experienced Childhood Sexual Abuse

September 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am - September 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

James House offers support groups for women impacted by childhood sexual abuse. These cost-free, confidential groups are held throughout the year. Registration is required. For more information or to set up an intake appointment, please call 458-2704. James House provides support, advocacy, and education for people in the Greater Tri-Cities Region affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking to empower them to become healthy, safe, and self-sufficient. All services are trauma-informed, cost-free, confidential, and available in both English and…

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Support Group for Women affected by Domestic Violence

September 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am - September 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

James House offers support groups for women affected by domestic violence . These cost-free, confidential groups are held throughout the year. Registration is required. For more information or to set up an intake appointment, please call 458-2704. James House provides support, advocacy, and education for people in the Greater Tri-Cities Region affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking to empower them to become healthy, safe, and self-sufficient. All services are trauma-informed, cost-free, confidential, and available in both English and…

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support group for women affected by sexual assault

September 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am - September 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

James House offers support groups for women impacted by sexual assault. These cost-free, confidential groups are held throughout the year. Registration is required. For more information or to set up an intake appointment, please call 458-2704. James House provides support, advocacy, and education for people in the Greater Tri-Cities Region affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking to empower them to become healthy, safe, and self-sufficient. All services are trauma-informed, cost-free, confidential, and available in both English and Spanish.…

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Support Group for Children ages 4-12 who have Witnessed Domestic Violence in their Homes

September 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - September 29, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

James House offers support groups for children ages 4-12 who have witnessed violence in their homes. This cost-free, confidential group is held throughout the year. Registration is required. For more information or to set up an intake appointment, please call 458-2704. James House provides support, advocacy, and education for people in the Greater Tri-Cities Region affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking to empower them to become healthy, safe, and self-sufficient. All services are trauma-informed, cost-free, confidential, and available…

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April 2018
$8 - $13

Butterflies LIVE!

April 6 - October 14

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical beauties — fascinating and showy — transform the Conservatory’s North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors, captivating sights and extraordinary discoveries. The exhibit is ever-changing, so every time you visit, you’re likely to see something new. Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit filled with fun family activities for all ages. Get up close and personal as hundreds of tropical butterflies feed, flutter and take flight all around you. Explore their origins, preferred…

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May 2018
Free

Free support group for women affected by domestic violence

May 5 @ 5:00 pm - June 23 @ 6:00 pm

James House is offering a support group for women affected by domestic violence. The cost-free, confidential group will meet on Saturday evenings from 5:00 to 6:00 PM beginning May 5, 2018 and running through June 23, 2018. Registration is required. Contact Cassandra at 804.458.2704 or cassandra@thejameshouse.org to set up an intake appointment or if you would like additional information. James House provides support, advocacy, and education for people in the Greater Tri-Cities Region affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and…

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June 2018
Free

Goodwill Works Tour

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us on a Goodwill Works Tour! See first-hand how Goodwill empowers individuals through employment and produces economic impact in the Greater Richmond region. The one-hour Goodwill Works tour is the most tangible way to learn how Goodwill refurbishes, recycles or resells everything from electronics to clothing and medical equipment – keeping nearly 40 million pounds from entering local landfills annually. On the tour, you will hear from Goodwill leaders about how our work is transforming lives through the power…

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Free

Let’s Talk Bankruptcy

June 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Join CancerLINC and guest speakers from Boleman Law Firm, P.C. to discuss the basics of bankruptcy.

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$15 - $20

Giving USA Presentation and Reception

June 21 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come hear the latest in giving trends, facts, and figures for our industry, and then socialize in a fantastic location. Food and drink provided! Giving USA 2018: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the year 2017 – As a member of The Giving Institute, an organization dedicated to promoting philanthropy though education, research and the ethical practice of fundraising, The Curtis Group is proud to present the results of Giving USA 2018. Giving USA is the longest-running, most comprehensive study…

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July 2018
Free

Children’s Challenging Behaviors Workshop

July 7 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Children’s Challenging Behaviors is a six-hour workshop for parents of children and youth with mental health needs. In this workshop, a trained and experienced parent provides information to help parents understand typical behaviors versus challenging behaviors that require intervention. Parents learn when and how to seek help, develop parenting strategies, learn the ins and outs of special education and other educational supports, and discover community resources available to families and youth. This is a free event but registration is required!…

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St. Michael Toastmasters Club Meeting

July 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of helping members improve their communication, public speaking, and leadership skills. We are a President’s Distinguished Club that meets every Tuesday night from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Everyone is welcome to visit our club so you can learn more about us. For details, visit www.stmichaeltm.toastmastersclubs.org.

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$65.00 - $105.00

Principles of Primary Prevention

July 11 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Primary prevention programs are focused on reducing or eliminating the first-time perpetration of sexual violence and intimate partner violence SV/IPV. This means figuring out what factors make some people more at-risk to perpetrate SV/IPV, and changing or interrupting those factors. This training delves into the key concepts underlying this innovative work, highlights promising practices from the field, and includes an overview of Virginia’s Guidelines for the Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence & Intimate Partner Violence used by sexual and domestic…

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Free

Social Security Disability Basics

July 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join Us and Attorney Susan Kennedy for a talk on qualifying for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. Learn what medical information is essential to include in order to qualify, as well as the procedures that will be used to determine eligibility.

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$130.00 - $210.00

Advocacy 101: The Basics

July 17 @ 9:30 am - July 18 @ 4:00 pm

Over 2 days, this training will explore trauma-informed advocacy as the framework for providing sexual and domestic violence services in a culturally-responsive manner. We will address fundamental issues such as sexual and domestic violence within the context of rape/victim blaming culture, what it means to be culturally-responsive, practice basic crisis intervention skills, highlight prevention strategies, and more. This training is an interactive, creative space and is designed for new advocates or seasoned advocates who want a refresher and to stay…

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FREE

Bring a Friend CASA Recruitment Happy Hour

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Could you be the voice for a child? Court Appointed Special Advocates are everyday citizens appointed by judges to advocate for children who have been abused or neglected. Richmond CASA needs more volunteers to be able to serve every child that is referred to us. You do not have to be in the legal or social services field to be a volunteer, and there’s no level of education needed. CASA volunteers are just everyday citizens who want to help children…

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Free

Navigating Health Insurance

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join CancerLINC and speakers from Patient Services Incorporated for an overview of health insurance. Learn how to interpret policies, what to look out for, and what you can do when a claim is denied.

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$350.00 - $500.00

DO YOU Certification Training

July 25 @ 9:30 am - July 26 @ 4:00 pm

DO YOU: Building Youth Resilience Through Creative Expression is a primary prevention strategy to address teen dating violence, sexual harassment, and bullying by promoting positive youth development and healthy relationships. This training is designed for adult facilitators and teen mentors (who are peer facilitators) interested in implementing DO YOU in their communities. This comprehensive training will equip you with all materials and experience necessary to successfully implement the 10-session DO YOU program locally with small groups of teens ages 13-16.

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Free

Goodwill Works Tour

July 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us on a Goodwill Works Tour! See first-hand how Goodwill empowers individuals through employment and produces economic impact in the Greater Richmond region. The one-hour Goodwill Works tour is the most tangible way to learn how Goodwill refurbishes, recycles or resells everything from electronics to clothing and medical equipment – keeping nearly 40 million pounds from entering local landfills annually. On the tour, you will hear from Goodwill leaders about how our work is transforming lives through the power…

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August 2018
$65.00 - $105.00

Continuing Advocacy Training: LGBTQ 201

August 7 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Survivors who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer experience unique barriers when seeking services from sexual and domestic violence advocacy agencies and allied professionals. This training will go from theory to practice making direct links between sexism and homophobia/transphobia and its impact on survivors with particular focus on trans* communities and experiences. Participants will explore advocacy and assessment techniques, dig into the impact of sexual violence across the LGBTQ spectrum, and discover concrete action steps to build a more…

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St. Michael Toastmasters Club Meeting

August 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of helping members improve their communication, public speaking, and leadership skills. We are a President’s Distinguished Club that meets every Tuesday night from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Everyone is welcome to visit our club so you can learn more about us. For details, visit www.stmichaeltm.toastmastersclubs.org.

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FREE

Court Appointed Special Advocates Information Session

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join Richmond Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for an information session. You will have the opportunity to learn how CASA volunteers advocate for the best interests of children who have been abused or neglected. Two current volunteers will be there to speak about their experiences and answer questions. The event will be located at Greater Richmond SCAN’s Henrico office at 2006 Bremo Road, Suite 102. RSVP by August 13th to heather.farber@richmondgov.com or 804-646-5180. Could you be the voice for…

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Various membership levels

Workplace Inclusion Network: “Microaggressions in the Workplace”

August 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

SPEAKER: Jonathan Zur (President & CEO, Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities) | DESCRIPTION: Microaggressions have been defined as “brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, or environmental indignities.” While they may not result in formal complaints or lawsuits, they do have consequences when it comes to morale, engagement, and retention. This session will explore the concept of microaggressions and will help participants identify effective strategies to prevent and interrupt these indignities when they arise in the workplace.

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$65.00 - $105.00

Continuing Advocacy Training: Serving the Whole Person

August 16 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

This CAT is intended to help build capacity and improve collaboration between domestic violence programs (DVPs) and Community Service Boards (CSBs) in Virginia. Appropriate for domestic and sexual violence agency professionals and professionals working in the behavioral health field, particularly those working for CSBs. Policymakers in social services, criminal justice, mental health, and substance use could also benefit from this training. As a result of this training, participants will be better able to: Understand the essential dynamics, philosophical frameworks, best…

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$65.00 - $105.00

Continuing Advocacy Training: Racial Justice as Trauma Informed Advocacy

August 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This training will examine how institutional and systemic racism create disparities in experiences between survivors of color and survivors who are white (including disparities in access to resources and support following trauma exposure), why a racial justice lens is integral to trauma-informed advocacy and prevention, and specific examples of how the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance has integrated a racial justice lens into aspects of its work.

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Free

Goodwill Works Tour

August 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us on a Goodwill Works Tour! See first-hand how Goodwill empowers individuals through employment and produces economic impact in the Greater Richmond region. The one-hour Goodwill Works tour is the most tangible way to learn how Goodwill refurbishes, recycles or resells everything from electronics to clothing and medical equipment – keeping nearly 40 million pounds from entering local landfills annually. On the tour, you will hear from Goodwill leaders about how our work is transforming lives through the power…

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Free

Long Term Illness and Your Job: Your Rights and Protections

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us for an afternoon with Employment Law Attorney Barbara Queen to discuss the implications of long-term illnesses on employment and the protections afforded to you based on FMLA, the ADA, and other benefits that may be available to you.

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Free

CVCWCA Annual Mini-show Meeting 8/28/2018

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Each year, the Club convenes for a ‘mini-show’ to share more of individual collections and swap tales. Great event each year!

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September 2018
$65.00 - $105.00

Continuing Advocacy Training: Legal Advocacy

September 4 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

This training explores how to provide effective legal advocacy with an enhanced understanding of available civil/criminal legal system remedies, the unique needs of underserved survivors, and nuances related to the Virginia Code, Protective Orders, and Victim’s Rights. This training requires participants to have a basic understanding of sexual and domestic violence.

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St. Michael Toastmasters Club Meeting

September 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of helping members improve their communication, public speaking, and leadership skills. We are a President’s Distinguished Club that meets every Tuesday night from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Everyone is welcome to visit our club so you can learn more about us. For details, visit www.stmichaeltm.toastmastersclubs.org.

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$130.00 - $210.00

Advocacy 101: The Basics

September 11 @ 9:30 am - September 12 @ 4:30 pm

Over 2 days, this training will explore trauma-informed advocacy as the framework for providing sexual and domestic violence services in a culturally-responsive manner. We will address fundamental issues such as sexual and domestic violence within the context of rape/victim blaming culture, what it means to be culturally-responsive, practice basic crisis intervention skills, highlight prevention strategies, and more. This training is an interactive, creative space and is designed for new advocates or seasoned advocates who want a refresher and to stay…

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