Date/Time: 
09/17/2012 (All day) to 09/23/2012 (All day)
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
SAMSHA
Contact Website: 
http://www.promoteacceptance.samhsa.gov/10by10/wellness_week.aspx
Description: 

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMSHA) launched National Wellness Week as a part of National Recovery Month. During this week, SAMSHA encourages everyone to increase healthy behaviors. Events highlighted during this week support one of the Eight Dimensions of Wellness and involve exploring talents, skills, relationships, and environments to promote wellness. Substance abuse and mental health concerns are commonly associated with sexual violence. Healthy and well communities and practices may help to reduce risk factors for violence.

Learn more about National Wellness Week.

Date/Time: 
07/20/2011 - 1:00pm to 07/24/2011 - 12:00pm
Location
City: 
Brockport
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Women's Martial Arts Federation
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Shirley Phelps
Contact Phone: 
908-393-9653
Contact Email: 
sphelps2008@juno.com
Contact Website: 
http://www.justthinkin.us
Description: 

The National Women's Martial Arts Federation (NWMAF) Self-Defense Instructors Conference (SDIC) will begin on Wednesday, July 20th and, new this year, will continue through the end of Special Training (ST) Sunday, July 24th. As in the past, the Self-Defense Empowerment Model Course (SDEMC) will be led by a team of certified self-defense instructors and is required by those seeking NWMAF self-defense certification and open to those looking to learn about NWMAF's empowerment model of self-defense. SDIC is looking to create an exciting program with a balance of physical, interactive, and lecture format sessions. The goals include having a conference, which reflects the values implicit in the feminist/social justice empowerment model of self-defense. These values include the core competencies that focus on understanding the culture of violence and gender-based violence, interconnections of racism, classism, and sexism, LGBTQ inclusion and inclusion of a range of physical abilities and ages.

Date/Time: 
07/21/2012 (All day) to 07/25/2012 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
NCADV
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
NCADV
Contact Website: 
www.ncadv.org
Description: 

Join the many advocates, activists, survivors and allies working to end domestic violence for this critical conference aimed at challenging and informing those working within the movement and/or "system" to provide the most effective solutions and support to domestic violence victims. At each NCADV conference, we work to connect and empower victims and survivors of domestic (and other forms of) violence through specialized workshops and discussion sessions, strategy sessions, survivor institutes, caucus meetings, our Survivor Speak-out, and other organized events aimed at providing a space for victims and survivors to process their experiences, connect with others and heal. Our conference themes, workshops, presenters and events are structured to provide victim service providers and allied professionals with the information they most need to guide, challenge and improve their work.   

Date/Time: 
06/17/2014 - 4:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs
Description: 

Networks for Life: Identifying and Preventing Suicide in Post-Sexual Assault Care is a training developed by the Youth Suicide Prevention Program for people working in sexual assault care settings. The training covers basic background on suicide and the scope of the problem in Washington; the relationships among depression, suicide, and sexual violence; how to identify signs of suicidal thinking in a patient or client and how to respond; skills for handling disclosures and investigating suicide risk; and safety planning and referral during hospital discharge or the end of a hotline call. Opportunities for discussion, national crisis resources, and practice scenarios are included in the presentation.

Date/Time: 
10/28/2012 - 8:00am to 11/02/2012 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Annapolis
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Darian Williams
Contact Phone: 
606-910-4535
Contact Email: 
dwilliams@srtbrc.org
Description: 

The Institute, sponsored by NIJ's Small, Rural, Tribal and Border Regional Center (SRTB-RC), is targeted/designed for the command staff/supervisory personnel of small, rural, tribal and border law enforcement agencies containing fewer than 50 sworn officers. Participants will receive information and assistance on existing and developing technologies, work through problems relating to technology implementation, and exchange technology lessons learned that are important to the small, rural, tribal and border law enforcement community.As part of the program, participants are required to give a brief presentation on a technology issue that their department has encountered or is in the process of implementing. The presentation can be either an issue to be dealt with or a lessons-learned format, depending on whether the program has been completed, and must be submitted with the application.

Date/Time: 
10/21/2013 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Location
Address: 

Middlesex County Fire Academy1001 Fire Academy Dr, Sayreville, NJ 08872 

City: 
Sayreville
Postal Code: 
08648-2420
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Margaret Mikkelsen
Contact Phone: 
609-631-4450, ext. 1208
Contact Email: 
mmikkelsen@njcasa.org
Contact Website: 
http://www.njcasa.org
Description: 

Free “No Wrong Door” Training DayThe New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault  is hosting a full day of training on providing services to survivors of sexual violence with developmental, intellectual, or other disabilities. Workshop presenters will include Beverly Frantz, PhD, of Temple University; Sarah Zesski of NJCBW; and Jessica Oppenheim of The Arc of New Jersey. Sexual violence program staff and all professionals who serve people with disabilities are encouraged to attend for cross-training and important conversations. FREE!The goal of No Wrong Door NJ is that survivors of sexual and domestic violence will be treated with dignity and respect through a seamless, integrated system where they will receive timely, appropriate and sufficient services regardless of whether they access services at victim services programs or at disability programs.Date: October 21, 2013 Time: Sign-in starts at 9am. Trainings from 10am to 4pm. Fee: Free, but advanced registration is required. Location: At the Middlesex County Fire Academy at 1001 Fire Academy Dr, Sayreville, NJ 08872 Register at http://www.njcasa.org/education-training/training-institute#nwdQuestions? Please call Margaret Mikkelsen at 609-631-4450, ext 1208. 

Date/Time: 
04/12/2011 - 2:30pm to 04/15/2011 - 3:30pm
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Jennifer Benner
Contact Email: 
jbenner@nsvrc.org
Contact Website: 
http://www.nsvrc.org
Description: 

This online forum will provide a one-hour live real time xChange of information on April 12, 2011 from 2:30-3:30 pm Eastern on the effectiveness of bystander intervention approaches moderated by Dr. Victoria Banyard. Bystander intervention serves as the central theme and approach in the National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s 2011 Sexual Assault Awareness Month Campaign: It’s Time…to Get Involved.
 
Participate in the continued discussion on bystander intervention through April 15th. This exchange will not be a real time discussion but the forum will be open for questions, responses and comments; responses will be posted daily.
 
Learn more.

Date/Time: 
06/12/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Vera Institute of Justice
Description: 

The Center on Victimization and Safety at the Vera Institute of Justice is pleased to announce a 6-part webinar series on Cultivating Your Evaluation Capacity.Research has shown that an organization needs to have a number of elements in place before it can begin a meaningful evaluation. These elements include a culture that promotes learning and improvement, staff commitment and support for evaluation, and an understanding of how change is expected to occur within your organization, among others. This webinar series is designed to help your organization assess its readiness and capacity to take on evaluation activities, with the ultimate goal of integrating sustainable evaluation efforts into your organization.This FREE webinar series is open to any U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women grantee, their affiliates and partners, and is designed specifically for organizations that address domestic and sexual violence

Date/Time: 
10/12/2011 (All day) to 10/14/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center

City: 
National Harbor
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Contact Phone: 
202–307–5911
Contact Website: 
http://www.ojjdp.gov/index.html
Description: 

Registration is now open!

On October 12-14, 2011, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) will host its National Conference, "Children's Justice & Safety: Unite, Build, Lead," at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD.

Workshops, plenaries, and presentations by leading experts and researchers will promote evidence-based practices that address emerging concerns in delinquency prevention, juvenile justice, and victimization. Topics will include crimes against children, anti-gang strategies, children's exposure to violence, disproportionate minority contact, girls' delinquency, tribal youth programs, emergency planning for juvenile justice, faith-based and community involvement, mentoring, truancy and bullying, and substance abuse, among others.

Registration is free. Register today.
 

Date/Time: 
04/30/2014 - 11:00am
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Just Detention International
Description: 

On April 30, join JDI for a webinar for advocates who want to provide services for survivors in prisons, jails, and youth facilities.This webinar will educate rape crisis advocates and other community-based service providers on the criminal justice system and the culture of corrections. Presenters will give an overview of different types of confinement facilities and how the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards apply to each type.Drawing on their extensive experience working with corrections officials, JDI staff will discuss different approaches in the adult and youth systems, goals of corrections officials regarding maintaining safety and security, and common misunderstandings between corrections officials and advocates.This webinar will help advocates find common ground with corrections officials working in their communities, ensuring incarcerated survivors can get the help they need.

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