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June 2020

Juneteenth

June 19 @ 12:00 am
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Fighting Fraud through Helplines

June 24 @ 1:00 pm

Many resources exist to assist victims of fraud, financial exploitation, identity theft, and other prevalent financial crimes. Some of these resources include helplines that support those who have experienced financial crime victimization. This webinar will focus on five different call centers and share what they do to assist different types of financial fraud victims.Many resources exist to assist victims of fraud, financial exploitation, identity theft, and other prevalent financial crimes. Some of these resources include helplines that support those who…

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Elder Abuse: What Do We Know from Research and Practice?

June 30 @ 2:00 pm

The Center for Victim Research (CVR) invites you to attend our upcoming webinar, “Elder Abuse: What Do We Know from Research and Practice" on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 from 2 to 3 pm ET, which will focus on the current evidence surrounding challenges faced by older adult victims of crime.

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July 2020

A Right to Know: What Human Trafficking Survivors and Their Advocates Need to Know About Monetary Remedies in the Law

July 7 @ 12:00 pm

In 2003, Congress amended Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) to add a civil remedy provision. Most states have now followed Congress’ lead by passing human trafficking laws that also included a survivor’s right to sue. For many years these civil remedy provisions in the law have been underutilized in the fight against the crime of human trafficking. This seminar is designed to serve as an introduction to the civil remedy options available to survivors.In 2003, Congress amended Trafficking Victims Protection…

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Protecting Your Business from Identity Theft and Cybercrime

July 29 @ 6:00 pm

Small businesses are at the highest risk for identity theft and cyber-crime and are particularly vulnerable during COVID-19. Perpetrators of business identity theft can harm a small business's cash flow, affect relationships with creditors and suppliers, and damage a business's reputation. This webinar will engage advocates who work with small business owners to ensure that they are up-to-date on the most current methods by which identity thieves target small businesses, how to report these instances, and how to identify the…

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August 2020

The Safety Net Project at the National Network to End Domestic Violence Virtual Technology Summit

August 3 @ 12:00 am - August 7 @ 12:00 am

This unique event – our 8th annual Summit, but the first one held virtually – focuses on the intersection of technology and abuse. We will explore some of the ways technology is still evolving, including the dramatic increase in digital services in the work to support survivors, growing concerns around online privacy, and increasing detections of stalkerware during the pandemic. We’ll also address online hate and gaming, teens and tech, privacy and confidentiality during a public health crisis, and more.

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Capturing Victims’ Voices on Justice through Research

August 6 @ 6:00 pm

The Center for Victim Research (CVR) invites you to participate in a virtual research convening Thursday, August 6, 2020 from 1 to 3 PM EDT, focused on Capturing Victims’ Voices on Justice through Research.

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National Suicide Prevention Day

August 10 @ 12:00 am
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Trauma-Informed Law Enforcement Strategies for Combating Victim, Witness, and Community Intimidation and Retaliation

August 17 @ 6:00 pm

A deep understanding of victim and witness intimidation and retaliation is crucial in any law enforcement agency’s violent crime reduction strategy. Across our country, jurisdictions are seeking training and technical assistance to inform their policies and approaches when engaging with victims, witnesses, families, and communities experiencing violent crime. Webinar attendees will be provided with an overview of victim, witness, and community intimidation and retaliation and how these issues are currently affecting law enforcement investigations and communities around the country, as…

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September 2020

Webinar – Social Distancing and Financial Exploitation: the Impact on Older Adults

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

Today, social distancing is an important component of public health. However, the isolation that results has important implications for financial decision making, fraud vulnerability, and cognition among older adults. Join this panel for a discussion of emerging research on these topics and steps you can take to further protect older adults who are targeted by scammers. Register Here! Presenters: Patricia Boyle, Ph.D., Professor Division of Behavioral Sciences and Neuropsychologist, Rush University Medical Center, Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center Robert Mascio: Director,…

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