Department of Family Services – Domestic and Sexual Violence Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

703-324-5730
TTY 711

12011 Government Center Parkway, Pennino Building, Floor 7, Suite 740
Fairfax, VA 22035

Toni Zollicoffer,
Director

Stalking Awareness Month Events with Fairfax County Partners

Stalking Awareness Month 2020 banner

Learn how our partners are recognizing Stalking Awareness Month throughout January.

calendarTuesday, Jan. 7, 2020 Webinar: Context Is Key: Recognizing and Responding to Stalking
Stalking is criminal, traumatic, dangerous and often misunderstood. This webinar provides an introduction to the crime of stalking, focusing on the definition, prevalence, dynamics, behaviors and intersections with other crimes (including intimate partner violence). This is presented by the Stalking Prevention, Awareness and Resource Center.

Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 Webinar: Stalking: Risk Assessment and Safety Planning
Stalking is a traumatic crime in its own right that often co-occurs with sexual and physical violence, including homicide. This session explores strategies to assess risk and promote victim safety, focusing on the diverse tactics stalkers may utilize, documentation strategies and safety options for victims and survivors. This is presented by the Stalking Prevention, Awareness and Resource Center.

Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 Beyond Basics: Stalking, Identification and Response
This six-hour presentation will give victim service providers information on stalking, identifying behaviors, recognizing the prevalence and dynamics of stalking, and strategies for working with victims of stalking. The training is free but registration is required.
Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Libbie Mill Library, 2100 Libbie Lake E Street, Richmond, VA

 

(return to Stalking Awareness Month)

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