Documenting the impact OVW grants make on women, their families, and their communities.

Improving Criminal Justice Responses to Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Grant Program (also known as the Grants to Encourage Arrest and Enforcement of Protection Orders Program)


VAWA MEI offers live webinar training on the Semi-annual Progress Reporting Form and recordings of previous webinars with downloadable transcripts to provide grantees with convenient and accessible training.

Live webinar training typically takes place June-July and December-January, and ongoing technical assistance is available year-round on the Semi-annual Progress Reporting Form to grantees.

Live training sessions on the Semi-annual Progress Reporting Form take place from 2:00-4:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the dates indicated below. These sessions review the entire reporting form and provide time for specific questions. All training sessions are available as webinars and as phone trainings. You may choose which way you would like to participate. If you would like to take part in the training using the webinar format, you will need a computer with access to the Internet and a phone.

To register for one of the live webinar/phone training dates listed below, please click on the "Register Now" link next to the date you would like to attend.

Registration closes at 11:00PM EST the night before training


Tuesday, January 9, 2018

2:00-4:00 PM EST





Webinar Training Recording

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Webinar Navigation

Use the minute markers below to skip to the sections you want to listen to!

Grant Info: 3:50

Staff: 4:20

Purpose Areas: 10:10

Training: 11:00

Coordinated Community Response: 12:00

Policies: 12:40

Products: 13:50

Data Collection and Communication Systems: 14:35

Specialized Units: 15:00

System Improvement: 15:35

Victim Services / Legal Services: 16:00

Criminal Justice: 24:25

Law Enforcement: 28:30

Prosecution: 31:15

Courts: 37:10

Probation and Parole: 42:00

BIP: 44:00

Community Measures: 44:45

Narrative: 46:00



Please register for your training session at least one week prior to the training date. You will not receive an immediate response, but a confirmation e-mail will be sent to you approximately one week prior to the training session. The confirmation e-mail will include directions for connecting to the training.

If you require any auxiliary aids and services, such as an ASL or other language interpreter, please contact VAWA MEI at  or call 1-800-922-VAWA (8292) as soon as you register so we can make the appropriate arrangements. Every effort will be made to ensure access to this webinar, please allow us sufficient time to meet your request for auxiliary aids and services by two weeks prior to the webinar. (Please note, electronic copies of webinar materials will be sent in advance with your confirmation email.)

Click here for a calendar view of all OVW grantee live webinar training sessions.



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