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: 
12/06/2012 - 8:00am to 12/08/2012 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Renaissance Hotel
Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
Souther California

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tribal Law and Policy Institute
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
323-650-5467
Contact Email: 
conference@tlpi.org
Description: 

This national conference will provide opportunities for tribal, state, and federal participants to share knowledge, experiences, and ideas for developing and improving strategies and programs that serve the unique needs of crime victims in Indian Country.The goals of this conference include:

  • Strength from Within: Rekindling Tribal Traditions to assist Victims/Survivors
  • Honoring the Wisdom of the Past
  • Honoring and Listening to Victim/Survivor Voices
  • Promoting Safety, Justice and Healing
  • Supporting and Educating Tribal Leaders
  • Working in Harmony
  • Sustaining our Legacy
  • Healing the Healers
Date/Time: 
07/09/2012 - 11:59pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tribal Law & Policy Institute
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
323-650-5467
Description: 

A special invitation is extended to you to participate as a workshop presenter at the 13th National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime. Workshop presentations for this conference should demonstrate methods and strategies to improve safety as well as to promote justice for crime victims through cooperation and collaboration between Tribal, Federal, State and private entities in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.It is anticipated that the conference will include approximately 750 participants and that there will be approximately 60 workshops. Workshops are 90 minutes and should be highly interactive and relevant to the conference goals, theme and audience described above. Speakers fees will not be paid to workshop presenters. We may be able to provide limited support by waiving registration or providing limited lodging or travel if speakers request scholarships. 

Date/Time: 
12/06/2012 - 8:00am to 12/08/2012 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Tribal Law & Policy Institute
8235 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 211
West Hollywood, CA 90046

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tribal Law & Policy Institute
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
323-650-5467
Description: 

The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), Office of Justice Programs, within the U.S. Department of Justice is pleased to announce the 13th National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime. The Conference will be held December 6 — 8, 2012, on the reservation of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, California, with the theme, “Strength from Within: Rekindling Tribal Traditions to assist Victims of Crime.” This year's conference is coordinated again by the Tribal Law and Policy Institute under a grant from OVC.The purpose of the 13th National Indian Nations Conference — the largest U.S. Department of Justice sponsored Indian Nations conference — is to bring together Native American victims, victim advocates, tribal leaders, victim service providers, community volunteers, prosecutors, judicial and law enforcement personnel, family violence and sexual assault specialists, medical providers, social services and mental health personnel, probation/corrections, criminal justice and juvenile justice personnel, as well as federal and state agency representatives to share their knowledge, experiences and ideas for developing programs that serve the unique needs of crime victims in Indian Country.This year's conference goals are: 

  1. Strength from Within: Rekindling Tribal Traditions to assist Victims/Survivors- Promoting traditional values and incorporating traditional skills in crime victim services; upholding wellness, mentally, physically, spiritually and emotionally; and framing victim services around tribal traditions.
  2. Honoring the Wisdom of the Past - Understanding historical trauma as a way to heal; enlisting tribal elders as keepers of our tribal histories; and embracing traditional teachings.
  3. Honoring and Listening to Victim/Survivor Voices - Creating victim-centered/sensitive responses; being inclusive of victim/survivors - particularly those from un-served, underserved, and other populations - to achieve safety, justice and healing; and promoting peer to peer learning opportunities.
  4. Promoting Safety, Justice and Healing - Justice for victims; justice for all; understanding the various jurisdictional issues particularly those in Public Law 280 states; exercising tribal sovereignty to promote safety and justice for victims; highlighting the resiliency of spirituality and healing in tribal communities; addressing child sexual abuse and education on developing sexual assault programs for victims of child sexual abuse in tribal communities; and including a special emphasis on crime victims within the juvenile justice system and strong support for keeping youth within the community.
  5. Supporting and Educating Tribal Leaders - Educating and supporting efforts of tribal leaders to achieve accountability and responsibility to victims of crime.
  6. Working in Harmony - Building the partnerships with federal agencies; Education on the importance of networking and working together in collaboration to strengthen services such as partnering with technology experts; and networking with Native men to address domestic violence and sexual assault.
  7. Sustaining our Legacy - Developing skills and incorporating cultural approaches to enhance sustainability and measurability; and increasing the accuracy of victimization research.
  8. Healing the Healers - Ensuring safety and support for service providers.
Date/Time: 
06/19/2012 - 8:00am to 06/21/2012 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Continuing Education and Conference Center
1890 Buford Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108

City: 
St. Paul
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
River Ridge Treatment Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Joslyn Wick
Contact Phone: 
952-894-7722
Contact Email: 
wick@riverridgetreatmentcenter.com
Contact Website: 
www.riverridgetreatmentcenter.com
Description: 

Designed for counselors, therapists, clinical supervisors, and program administrators, the training focuses on the elements needed for women's recovery services.

  • Three day professional training (June 19th, 20th, and 21st) where Dr. Covington and her approved trainers will be presenting and available throughout the conference to address individual or organizational inquiries.
  • June 19th and 20th choose from three different 2-day workshops (Helping Women Recover, Beyond Trauma or Voices) and recieve a FREE journal for that curriculum.
  • June 20th, 5-7 pm Dr. Covington will present a special session that addresses the needs of women in the correctional system.
  • June 21st A Woman's Way through The Twelve Steps workshop presented by Dr. Covington and receive FREE A Woman's Way through The Twelve Steps book.
  • Onsite bookstore provided by Hazelden
Date/Time: 
04/20/2012 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Location
Address: 

1153 Mesa Vista Hall MSC06 3830 University of New Mexico

City: 
albuquerque
Postal Code: 
87131
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
El Centor de la Raza
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Laura Ordonez
Contact Phone: 
505-417-1811
Contact Email: 
lordon01@unm.edu
Description: 

Rape and Sexual Assault Awareness Workshop for more info. please contact Laura Ordonez at lordon01@unm.edu subject line : Rape and Sexual Assault Awareness Workshop.

Date/Time: 
10/31/2012 (All day) to 11/01/2012 (All day)
Location
City: 
Louisville
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Vera Institute of Justice
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Vera Institute of Justice
Contact Email: 
cvs@vera.org
Description: 

The Bridging the Gap: Creating a Community of Support for Survivors with Disabilities conference will take place in Louisville, Kentucky.  The conference will bring together over 300 professionals from a variety of fields including respresentatives of anti-domestic and sexual violence service providers, disability service providers, criminal justice professionals, self-advocates from the disability rights movement, and other allied professionals.  The conference will highlight promising practices for serving survivors with disabilities; explore emerging issues at the intersection of violence adn disability; and foster networking among those working to end violence against people with disabilities.

Date/Time: 
04/02/2012 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Sponsoring Agency: 
APHA
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
APHA
Description: 

To kick off National Public Health WEek, APHA is hosting a live Twitter chat with APHA's Executive Director Georges Benjamin and Howard Koh, assistant secretary for health at the US Department of Health and Human Services, to discuss disease prevention and wellness.

Join us for an hour long conversation about focus areas under the National Prevention Strategy, a major theme of this year's National Public Health Week.  Twitter makes it easy for you to get involved in the conversation.  Just includ #NPHWchat in the tweets.  All are welcome.

Benjamin (tweeting from @NPHW) and Kohn (tweeting from @HHS_DrKoh) will be taking your questions about each of the daily themes throughout the week.

Date/Time: 
04/01/2012 (All day) to 04/30/2012 (All day)
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
HSS Administration on Children and Families
Contact Website: 
http://www.childwelfare.gov/preventing/preventionmonth/
Description: 

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This month is a time to recognize that every person can promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families in the community. Learn more about the history, protective factors, and how to get involved at: http://www.childwelfare.gov/preventing/preventionmonth/.

Date/Time: 
04/24/2012 - 2:00pm to 04/26/2012 - 3:30pm
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
PreventConnect
Contact Website: 
http://preventconnect.org/
Description: 

PreventConnect is pleased to announce its 2012 web conference series titled “Connect for Success: Enhancing impact through innovative partnerships.” Success in the field of sexual and domestic violence prevention has always required partnerships.

PreventConnect web conferences are free online interactive events for prevention practitioners, researchers and funders to explore how to advance the prevention of sexual violence, domestic violence and teen dating violence. Each session has presenters and practitioner guests (to be announced) along with hundreds of members of the PreventConnect community.

Registration opens three weeks prior to each session. You must subscribe to PreventConnect to receive notice when registration opens. Many web conferences fill quickly. Click here to subscribe. All web conferences take place at 2pm Eastern, 1pm Central, noon Mountain, 11am Pacific, 10am Alaska and 8am Hawai’i.

Dates and topics include:

  • April 24 & 26, 2012: A Good Solution Solves Multiple Problems
    Annie Lyles & Carolina Guzman, Prevention Institute
  • May 22 & 23, 2012: Social Change and Social Justice: Building Bridges Between Movements
    Annie Lyles & Carolina Guzman, Prevention Institute
  • June 13 & 14, 2012: Don’t Let Prevention Stand Alone: Integrating Prevention Efforts in Your Agency and Community
    Annie Lyles & Menaka Mohan, Prevention Institute
  • June 18 & 20, 2012: Expanding the Evidence Dialogue I:  Exploring Research, Community Context and the Experiences of Practitioners to determine What Works.
    Sally Thigpen, Helen Singer and Natalie Wilkins, Division of Violence Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • July 31, 2012: How Can We Help? Developing Shared Goals For Diverse Community Priorities
    Annie Lyles and Larry Cohen, Prevention Institute
  • August 15 & 16, 2012: When Place is the Focus: Connecting Prevention Approaches to Place Based Initiatives
    Annie Lyles & Menaka Mohan, Prevention Institute
  • September 18 & 19, 2012: Expanding the Evidence Dialogue II:  Balancing Research, Community Context and the Experiences of Practitioners to determine What Works.
    Sally Thigpen, Helen Singer and Natalie Wilkins, Division of Violence Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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