DNA and Crime Victims

05/13/2010 (All day) to 05/14/2010 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Center for Victims of Crime

This is a free conference that OVC/VOCA grantees can use grant funds to cover travel costs to attend. Speakers will be national experts in victims' rights, victim services, and the science and criminal justice application of forensic DNA.
Topics include:

  • CODIS and DNA 101
  • Working with victims in cold cases
  • Using DNA to solve missing persons, homicide, and trafficking cases
  • Victims's needs and rights during the post-conviction process and
  • exonerations
  • Sexual assault and DNA evidence

Who Should Attend?
Anyone who cares about helping victims of crime:

  • victim advocates
  • counselors
  • program managers
  • attorneys
  • social workers
  • psychologists
  • law enforcement 
  • researchers
  • nurses
  • advocates
  • volunteers
  • administrators
  • clergy
  • nonprofit managers
  • system-based vic tim service providers

See the Agenda and register.

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