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: 
09/12/2013 - 2:00pm
Location
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
PreventConnect
Description: 

Bystander intervention has emerged as a popular and powerful strategy for the prevention of sexual and domestic violence.  This web conference will further national dialogue on the strategy, with a particular focus on social justice.  It will highlight new publications about bystander intervention from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, as well as provide examples of successful integration of a social justice framework into the strategy.
 
Objectives:
 
After the session, participants will be able to:
 
1) Explain how bystander intervention strategies contribute to the prevention of sexual and domestic violence
2) Identify at least 3 resources to assist in implementing a bystander intervention strategy to prevent sexual and domestic violence
3) Articulate how to integrate a social justice approach into a bystander intervention strategy to prevent sexual and domestic violence

Register now.

Date/Time: 
08/20/2014 - 8:00am to 08/22/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Pittsburgh, PA

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Sexual Violence Resource Center/PCAR/CALCASA
Description: 

SAVE THE DATE. The National Sexual Assault Conference is a two and a half day, advocacy-based conference providing advanced training opportunities and information regarding sexual violence intervention and prevention. More information to follow.

Date/Time: 
11/10/2013 - 8:00am to 11/12/2013 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Sheraton Hotel Downtown
623 Union Street
Nashville, TN 37219
 

 

City: 
Nashville
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
International Bullying Prevention Association
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
1-800-929-0397
Contact Email: 
ibpainfo@stopbullyingworld.org
Description: 

Mark Your Calendar for the 10th annual International Bullying Prevention Conference which will be held at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Nashville, TN—November 10-12, 2013.

Date/Time: 
08/07/2013 - 2:00pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Just Detention International (JDI)
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
JDI
Contact Phone: 
202.506.3333
Contact Email: 
info@justdetention.org
Contact Website: 
http://www.justdetention.org/
Description: 

Guest speakers will include longtime advocates and an expert on probation and parole. The webinar will also feature a first-hand account of a survivor who was sexually abused in community corrections. The session is geared toward advocates, and specifically those working in community corrections, probation, or parole, but anyone who works with current or former detainees is encouraged to attend. The webinar is being supported by the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women. 

Date/Time: 
10/30/2013 - 8:00am to 11/02/2013 - 12:00pm
Location
Address: 

Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers

301 East North Water Street

Chicago, IL 60611

Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers

301 East North Water Street

Chicago, IL 60611

 

City: 
Chicago
Postal Code: 
60611
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA)
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
ATSA
Contact Phone: 
(503) 643-1023
Contact Email: 
atsa@atsa.com
Contact Website: 
http://www.atsa.com/association-treatment-sexual-abusers
Description: 

The 32nd Annual Research and Treatment Conference sponsored by the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers will be held at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers in Chicago, Illinois, October 30 through November 2, 2013. This conference will offer symposia, workshop presentations, poster sessions, discussion groups, and advanced clinics relating to issues in both victim and perpetrator research and treatment. All sessions, with the exception of posters, have been approved for Continuing Education credits. Each presentation will provide information and training based on cutting edge research development and clinical application. The format is designed to best facilitate interaction with and learning from some of the most advanced practitioners in the field of sexual abuse. In addition to the three-day Conference schedule, ATSA will offer a selection of intensive half- and/or full-day Pre-Conference Clinics. These Clinics are designed to provide participants with extensive training and skills enhancement. View full conference description and registration information.

Date/Time: 
08/02/2013 - 8:00am to 08/03/2013 - 4:00pm
Location
Address: 

Patton Boggs

2550 M Street, NW

Washington, DC 20037

City: 
Washington DC
Postal Code: 
20037
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ)
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Alexandra Staropoli
Contact Phone: 
1-202-467-0864 Ext. 109
Contact Email: 
staropoli@juvjustice.org
Contact Website: 
http://cjjyouthsummit2013.wordpress.com/
Description: 

The Coalition for Juvenile Justice will host its 2013 Youth Summit on August 2-3, 2013, in Washington, DC. In accordance with the summit theme, “Empowering Young Leaders for Juvenile Justice Reform,” sessions will provide youth leaders with information on juvenile justice basics, disproportionate minority contact, the school-to-prison pipeline, and leadership development. (OJJDP) 

Date/Time: 
07/23/2013 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Location
Address: 

Crossroads Corporate Center, 3150 Brunswick Pike, Suite 230

City: 
Lawrenceville
Postal Code: 
08468
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Margaret Mikkelsen
Contact Phone: 
609-631-4450
Contact Email: 
MMikkelsen@njcasa.org
Contact Website: 
http://www.njcasa.org
Description: 

As healthy sexuality gains momentum as an approach to sexual violence prevention, it can be easy for beginners to feel they are in uncharted territory. This workshop will focus on exploring the basics of the healthy sexuality framework and how it connects to and strengthens prevention efforts. No question or concern is off-limits as we create a space that is centered on increasing participant’s skills, comfort-level and fluency in discussing and defining healthy sexuality. Participants will learn strategies for including healthy sexuality in sexual violence prevention efforts. This workshop will be interactive in format, allowing for activities, discussion, and feedback regarding opportunities and barriers. Note: this is a repeat of the training with the same name in November 2012. It was so popular, we decided to offer it again!

  • Presenters: Alison Bellavance (Planned Parenthood of Northeast, Mid-Penn & Bucks County) and Laura Palumbo (National Sexual Violence Resource Center)
  • Date: July 23, 2013
  • Time: 9:30am-3:30pm
  • Fee: $50 General Public/$35 NJCASA Sexual Violence Program Members (enter promotion code SVP2 at checkout)
  • Location: NJCASA Office , Crossroads Corporate Center, 3150 Brunswick Pike, suite 230, Lawrenceville, NJ 08468

Register here

Date/Time: 
07/11/2013 - 9:00am
Location
Address: 

United Way of Mercer County, Crossroads Corporate Center 3150 Brunswick Pike, STE 230

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

A two-part training led by Viktoria Kristiansson of AEquitas: The Prosecutors' Resource on Violence Against Women.

  • Intimate Partner Sexual Assault 

This presentation will examine the devastating dynamics of sexual assault by an intimate partner including the use of power and control in a battering relationship. It will provide an overview of intimate partner sexual assault, the impact on victims and the resulting behavior and the importance of a coordinated community response to this crime. Prosecutors and allied professionals will be better able to recognize and respond to common challenges in these cases including the reluctant victim, victim intimidation and manipulation and confronting the misperceptions of the judge or jury.

  • Overcoming the Consent Defense: Prosecuting the Non-stranger Rapist 

This session will examine the dynamics of non-stranger sexual assault, identify the challenges in investigating and prosecuting these cases, and explore strategies for overcoming these challenges. The presenter will discuss the characteristics of the non-stranger rapist and how they challenge traditional perspectives of investigators, prosecutors, judges and juries. Additionally this presentation will address the unique vulnerability of victims in non-stranger rape situations. This presentation will highlight the importance of an offender-focused approach throughout the investigation and prosecution. Additional topics include common defense questions and rape myths that can be barriers to a successful prosecution.

  • Date: July 11, 2013
  • Time: 9:00am-12pm
  • Location: United Way of Mercer County, Crossroads Corporate Center, 3150 Brunswick Pike, STE 230, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
  • Fee: $30 or $60 if requesting CLE credit
  • To register and receive CLE credit, click here
  • To register without CLE credit, click here

NJCASA's application for course accreditation for CLE credit in New Jersey is pending.

Date/Time: 
06/17/2013 - 2:00pm
Location
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Margaret Mikkelsen
Contact Phone: 
609-631-4450, x208
Contact Email: 
mmikkelsen@njcasa.org
Contact Website: 
http://www.njcasa.org
Description: 

A 90-minute webinar presented by Philip McCabe, Health Educator at UMDNJ and leader of NJ Gay Health Initiative Project.

Sexual violence is any act (verbal and/or physical) which breaks a person’s trust and/or safety and is sexual in nature.Heterosexism and homo/trans phobia in our culture puts LGBTQ people at greater risk for sexual assault. It is common for perpetrators to use sexual violence as a way to punish and humiliate someone for being LGBTQ, and/or for sexual assault to be one type of violence that occurs during an anti-LGBTQ battering. Interpersonal violence can also occur between same sex domestic partners, former partners, other family members, friends, co workers and others known to the victim. Providers can benefit from understanding the difficulty for LGBTQ victims to receive services as well as what considerations can be beneficial for providing LGBTQ affirmative, trauma informed services. 

As a result of this webinar participants will:

*Analyze the prevalence and consequences of sexual violence as it pertains to LGBTQ individuals.

*Describe special considerations in working with victims of same-gender violence and also individuals who identify as LGBTQ and are victims of opposite gender sexual violence.

Participants will use GoToMeeting to join the webinar. After you register, you will receive an email with instructions for participating. 

Date: June 17, 2013

Time: 2:00p-3:30p

Location: GoToMeeting.com

Fee: $10/person

Register for the webinar here. Once completed, you will then be redirected to NJCASA's website to pay your registration fee. Please allow your browser to redirect, or your registration will not be complete. If you need to complete your payment later, you may do so here.

Contact Margaret Mikkelsen at (609) 631-4450, x208 or mmikkelsen@njcasa.org for more information.

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