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Tools and Strategies for Advocates Assisting Survivors in the Protection Order Process

The Hawai’i State Coalition Against Domestic Violence has collaborated with the National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit (NCPOFFC) to create a 3-hour interactive training specifically for Hawai’i domestic violence advocates, and open to law enforcement, judiciary personnel, prosecutors, and other community partners.
The webinar will include scenario-based learning, providing both refresher and advanced information with opportunities to engage with presenters and ask questions.  In this webinar, you will learn:
  • Service of process, due process, opportunity to be heard – things you need for a protection order
  • Service of process laws for Hawai’i; Who serves orders?; What does service of process mean for survivors?; Law enforcement?  Perpetrators?
  • What is full faith and credit?
  • How is service necessary for enforcement?
  • Military orders and service on installation
  • Firearm provisions in protection orders and state prohibition
  • Unauthorized practice of law (UPL) and what it means for advocates

Webinar Logistics

  • Date & Time: Friday, December 16, 2022 at 9:00am-12:00pm Hawai’i Standard Time
  • Registration Link & DeadlineRegister here and complete this pre-webinar survey before December 16
  • Recording: This webinar will be recorded and added to the HSCADV Resource Library on Coalition Manager after the session but it will only be available to HSCADV members with Coalition Manager access.
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Monica N. Player – Director, National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit
Monica N. Player is the Director of the National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit (NCPOFFC). She provides training and technical assistance on issuance and enforcement of protection orders, full faith and credit, and federal and state firearm laws related to domestic violence. Prior to assuming her current position, Ms. Player was an attorney at the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) where she managed the Services*Training *Officers* Prosecutors (STOP TA) Project and provided technical assistance and training to STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program grantees.
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Sarah Hur – Attorney Advisor, National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit

Sarah Hur, Attorney Advisor, provides training, legal analysis and policy review on local, state, tribal and national issues related to protection orders. She also conducts research and develops materials for allied professionals. Before assuming her current position, Sarah represented survivors of domestic and sexual violence. She was also a prosecutor for the New York City Law Department.

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Ken Noyes – Co-founder, Children’s Law Center

Ken has advocated for the rights of domestic violence survivors and abused and neglected children for more than 28 years. He represented survivors in family courts and in the DC child welfare system which inspired his pursuit for social justice. Ken has considerable non-profit leadership experience having served as the Executive Director of the DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence and as Chief Operations Officer of the National Domestic Violence Hotline. He worked for many years in the federal government where he was an Associate Director of Military Family Readiness Policy, Family Advocacy Program, in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. He is a co-founder of the Children’s Law Center in Washington, DC and is a member of its Emeritus Board. He is also a proud veteran of the United States Air Force.

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February 2023 – Crime Victim Compensation Commission Webinar
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Training & Event Requests

The Hawaiʻi State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (HSCADV) provides training, workshops, and presentations on a variety of topics related to domestic violence.  Please use this form or email training@hscadv.org to request a training for your agency or organization.  Training and presentation requests must be submitted at least 8 weeks in advance.  HSCADV staff will respond to your request within 5 business days, upon which you will receive calendar link to schedule a meeting at your convenience with an HSCADV team member who will assess your request.

HSCADV has suspended all in-person training due to COVID-19.  The Coalition is continually evaluating this situation and will determine (as per CDC guidelines) when it is appropriate to resume our in-person training opportunities.

25 Hour Training

Domestic Violence Introductory Training

The 25-Hour Training is a comprehensive introductory domestic violence training intended to fill the statutory requirement for victim advocates (Rule 505.5 of the Hawaiʻi Revised Statutes).  This training is only available for staff of domestic violence service providers in Hawaiʻi.