OVW Tribal Grantee Training Events

4th Annual OVW Tribal Governments Program National Summit

September 25 – September 27, 2019

Hilton Omaha ~ Omaha, Nebraska

*Preconference Workshops – September 24, 2019

The annual Tribal Governments Program Summit is an opportunity to explore key issues and share promising practices in addressing violence against women in Native communities. Focusing on challenges and successes in addressing violence against Native women in our communities, the summit will offer training and workshops on methods and strategies to improve victim safety and offender accountability; and highlight effective collaboration between tribal, federal, state governments and/or service providers.

Highlights of this year’s Summit include:

  • Building a Trauma Informed Response to Violent Crime in Indian Country
  • The Neuro-biology of Trauma in Working with Youth
  • Sexual Assault Protection Orders
  • Understanding the Motives of Those Who Batter
  • Tribal State and Local Collaborations for Protection Order Enforcement

Who Should Attend? OVW Tribal Governments Program (TGP) grantees are required to attend. TGP grantees are strongly encouraged to invite Tribal leadership and systems partners, such as law enforcement, judge, prosecutor, financial staff, advocate, etc. to attend (OVW grant funds can support 3-5 individuals).

Other OVW Tribal Affairs Division grantees: TSASP, Tribal Jurisdiction, Tribal SAUSA Fellowship, and Tribal Coalitions are invited! OVW grant funds can support travel for program staff, criminal justice professionals, Tribal leadership, and systems partners to attend (OVW grant funds can support 1-3 individuals).

Registration is Now Closed.

Questions? Call 888-­305-­1650 (option 1) or Contact Us.

*Two Preconference Workshops: September 24, 2019

  • Tribal Law Enforcement Officers / VPSOs
  • Sexual Assault Advocacy in Tribal Communities

Registration is Now Closed.

Mending the Sacred Hoop TA Project is supported by Grant No. 2015-TA-AX-K028 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.


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