Upcoming Webinars

Upcoming Schedule of Free Webinars for the Community

All webinars are free and open to all members of the community. Closed captioning will be available. All attendees will be sent a meeting invitation via Cisco Webex. If you have any questions about these workshops or if you are interested in requesting a personalized workshop on behalf of your organization, please contact Taryn Kutujian, Community Education Manager, at tkutujian@vibs.org.


Note: Information provided in these webinars is for educational purposes only. Recordings will not be a part of the follow up from each webinar due to the nature of VIBS’ work and out of respect for confidentiality. All information contained in webinars is for informational purposes only and does not constitute medical or legal advice.


Trends in Elder Abuse & Neglect
Tuesday, August 11 – 12:30-2 p.m.
This webinar will highlight the rise in elder abuse and information on prevalence of sexual assault among older individuals.

Anger and Abuse: Managing Difficult Emotions
Tuesday, August 18 – 12:30-2 p.m. 
Many of us struggle with feelings of doubt, hopelessness and insecurity, all of which are root causes of feeling angry and taking anger out on others. Join us for an exploration of how underlying feelings, thoughts and emotions can create potentially abusive situations for others and can lead to a negative perception of self.

Sexual Abuse and Pop Culture
Monday, August 24 – 2:30-4 p.m. 
Throughout the decades of history, society continues to internalize and project a normalized perception of sexual abuse. This webinar will identify key moments throughout popular culture where systems and individuals were confronted with their own biases and inaction.