National Institute on the Prosecution of Sexual Violence

12/09/2008 (All day) to 12/12/2008 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Center for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women

To Register:
This course was developed by the National Center for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women (NCPVAW) at the American Prosecutors Research Institute (APRI), the research and technical assistance division of the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) with funding from the USDOJ Office on Violence Against Women.

At the National Institute on the Prosecution of Sexual Violence you will
• Learn strategies which apply to your day-to-day work;
• Learn how offenders prey upon victims’ vulnerabilities and how victims react to the trauma of sexual assault;
• Engage in role play exercises, small group discussions, hypothetical cases and faculty demonstrations;
• Leave empowered to charge and successfully prosecute more difficult cases using strategies specific to sexual assault.

Who should attend?
Prosecutors who handle cases involving sexual violence.

Course Tuition
A $100 registration fee will be charged to help defray costs for the training. This fee may be paid with Grants to Encourage Arrest (GTEA) funds. The course is open to all prosecutors; however, priority will be given to Grants to Encourage Arrest Grantees.
The Loews Philadelphia Hotel is offering a group rate of $149 for single/double occupancy from December 7 through December 14, 2008 (subject to availability). To ensure the group rate, participants must reserve their rooms on or before November 21, 2008 using the group name National District Attorneys Association.

Participants are responsible for their own travel arrangements. For conference airfares and car rental rates, you may contact CEM travel at 800.247.8785.

Dress Code
The dress code for this conference is business casual. Please no jeans or t-shirts.

Continuing Legal Education Credit
Attendance at this seminar may qualify participants for continuing legal education credits. Please check with your state bar association for CLE requirements in advance. NDAA will provide information regarding CLE credits at the conclusion of the course. NDAA is an accredited MCLE sponsor in the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Oklahoma, and Mississippi.


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