Breaking the Cycle of Violence

October 24 - 28, 2022

San Diego, CA

What do you need to know to Break the Cycle of Violence and keep those in your Communities, Homes, Schools, Workplaces, Faith Centers safer ….????? Everything!!!

Prosecutors, Law Enforcement, Victim Advocates, Investigators, Judges, Probation and Parole Officers, Community Stakeholders, and Survivors it is time to reevaluate, post pandemic – what have we learned .. what can we do differently?

Equip yourself with the knowledge, tools, and resources every member of the criminal justice system and community stakeholders need to halt violence in its tracks and protect and support survivors, children and families. Come join seasoned faculty, including veteran prosecutors, law enforcement, scientific experts, health care and mental health specialists, victim-witness professionals and survivors as we share insight that will increase your ability to successfully overcome the complex challenges you face in providing quality, accessible service to survivors of domestic violence and investigating and prosecuting their abusers.

This multi-disciplinary conference covers:

  • Lethality and Threat Assessment
  • Safety Plans that Incorporate Defendant’s Misuse of Technology
  • Evidence Based Prosecution: Proceeding Without the Victim’s Participation
  • Effective Approaches for Utilizing Trauma Informed Practices
  • Identifying, Investigating and Prosecuting Strangulation Cases
  • Essential Trial Advocacy Skills
  • Sustainable Domestic Violence MDT’s
  • Stopping Victim Blaming Behavior
  • Anticipating and Overcoming Common Defenses
  • Use of Digital Evidence in Building the Prosecution’s Case
  • Immigration Issues
  • Best Practices for Prosecutors, Law Enforcement and Victim Witness Professionals
  • The Tentacles of Domestic Violence: Child Maltreatment, Rage, and Mass Shooters
  • Experts! Experts! Experts!
  • Vicarious- Second Hand Trauma and Traversing Neurological Stress Responses
  • Post Pandemic Protection and Outreach to Survivors
  • Crime Scene Analysis and Investigation
  • Understanding Forensic Sciences
  • Cyber stalking
  • Crawford Issues and Forfeiture by Wrongdoing
  • Mass Violence and Family Violence – The Links
  • Closing the ” Boyfriend Loophole” —Protecting Dating Partners from Gun Violence
  • Elevating the Voices of Survivors
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Victim Dynamics in Specialized Communities
  • Affordable and Sustainable Service Models for Survivors
  • Trauma Informed Interviewing
  • Evidence Presentation in Trial Using Technology
  • Intervention for Children Impacted by Violence
  • PowerPoint 101 Hands-on Session – Limited Seats! Please email to sign up for this session.
  • Case Studies

And much more!


NDAA Member: $710

Non-member: $860

Special Discounts:

  • Offices that register three or more attendees at a time are eligible for a $50 discount of their total registration fee. Use promo code Group-DV-50.
  • All active military members will receive a 10% discount on the course registration. Use promo code Military-DV-10.

NDAA adheres to a policy of non-discrimination in admissions and administration.

*Course tuition includes admission and course materials.

Limited Number of Tuition Scholarships available.

Interested in a scholarship? Apply now!
The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA), with the assistance of the American College of Trial Lawyers Foundation, is able to provide tuition assistance for Prosecutors who would like to attend our courses. Please find information regarding scholarship eligibility and the application process here.

Tuition must be paid in full prior to the first day of the course. You will not be admitted if you have an outstanding balance. If you would like to make a payment on-site, please see the Program Director upon arrival.

Payments may be made by check, money order or credit card.

Make check(s) payable to NDAA, please list your invoice number on the memo line and send the payment to:

National District Attorneys Association
PO Box 1449
Maryland Heights, MO 63043-0149

For efficient processing, checks are sent to a bank lockbox.

**To obtain an invoice, please register for the course and select “check/money order” on the payment screen.

NDAA Cancellation, Refund & Substitution Policy:

Please submit all requests to NDAA in writing via email to All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made 30 calendar days prior to the first day of the NDAA event to receive a full refund. Full refunds cannot be approved for requests received after this date. Should you need to cancel your registration less than 30 days but more than 14 days before the event, a 75% refund will be granted with a written request. NDAA regrets that refunds/credit will not be given for cancellations within 14 days of the event or for no-shows. However, substitutions are gladly accepted at any time. Should another office member want to attend the course in your place please contact Training credit must be applied to a new registration prior to September 30, 2023.

*NDAA reserves the right to update this policy on an as-needed basis.

For more information on NDAA’s policies and procedures, including our Code of Conduct, please visit our Policies page.

Anticipated CLE credits will be 30 hours including 1.5 hours of ethics.

NDAA has applied for CLE credit in Illinois, Kansas, Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia based on state requirements and guidelines. All other attorneys seeking CLE credit should contact their state bar for more information. At the conclusion of the course and after completion of the electronic evaluation survey, all attendees will receive a uniform continuing education certificate that they may use to report their continuing education hours to their state bar or reporting agency. Questions regarding CLE or other continuing education credits can be directed to Senior Project Coordinator, Courtney Jan at

NDAA invites prosecutors, lawyers and paralegals in local, state, tribal, federal and military government attorneys’ offices who work on behalf of survivors, law enforcement, victim advocates and victim- witness professionals to attend this conference. In addition, domestic violence task force members, all court services staff, judges, health and mental health care professionals, shelter and social workers, members of the faith community, school administrators, legislators and policy makers, survivors, protective services personnel, and other professionals and community stakeholders are welcome to attend. If you are not sure about your eligibility, please contact Course Director Candace Mosley.

Hotel Republic San Diego, Autograph Collection
421 West B Street
San Diego, CA 92121

Hotel Rates
Room Rate $161.00 plus 13.75% tax

Room rate includes:  

  • Complimentary high-speed internet in the meeting space and guest rooms
  • Complimentary access to Health Club entry

Book hotel reservations by Friday, October 14, 2022 to secure the group rate.

Domestic Violence Course
On Site Registration:
8:30 a.m. Monday, October 24, 2022
9:00 a.m. Monday, October 24, 2022
12:00 p.m. Friday, October 28, 2022

Additional Questions?

Program Director Candace Mosley 

National District Attorneys Association
1400 Crystal Drive, Suite 330
Arlington, VA 22202

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