Date/Time: 
03/27/2014 - 8:00am to 03/28/2014 - 12:00pm
Location
City: 
Troy
Postal Code: 
12180
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Rensselaer County Sexual Assault Response Team
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Lindsey Crusan
Contact Phone: 
(518) 271-3639
Contact Email: 
Lindsey.Crusan@sphp.com
Description: 

Join members of the Rensselaer County Sexual Assault Response Team (SART), students and professionals from healthcare, law enforcement, counseling, advocacy, higher education, and prosecution from throughout New York State for their fourth annual conference “Joining Forces: Reducing and Responding to Sexual Assault Across Disciplines.”  Attendees of the conference may choose from a variety of workshops which fit their interests and training needs, and will also have the  opportunity to network with other professionals.

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. David Lisak as our keynote speaker.  Learn more information about the conference or register.  If you have questions or concerns, please contact Lindsey Crusan.

 

Date/Time: 
06/12/2014 - 8:00am to 06/14/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Pennsylvania Convention Center
1200 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Mazzoni Center
Description: 

Now in its thirteenth year, PTHC proudly offers a space for Trans* people and our allies, families, and providers to come together to re-envision what health means for Trans* people. The focus of this unique conference is promoting transgender health and wellness in mind, body, spirit, and community. PTHC recognizes the interconnections among all aspects of our well-being; including health, safety, education, employment, housing, and social support.Further, PTHC recognizes that accessible and quality healthcare is an integral part of self-determining our bodies and identities in the larger world. As much as possible, PTHC strives to ensure that the conference addresses the diverse needs of all people who identify as Trans* or beyond the binary gender system, as well as our partners, families, and allies. In addition, in an effort to increase the availability of quality, culturally-competent care for transgender communities, PTHC also provides a workshops for medical, mental health, and social service providers.For more information, visit the website.

Date/Time: 
12/11/2014 - 8:00am to 12/13/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
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. 

Date/Time: 
05/13/2014 - 8:00am to 05/14/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Capitol Plaza Hotel and Convention Center
1717 SW Topeka Blvd.
Topeka, KS

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence Preconference Institute
Description: 

The 17th Annual Crime Victims’ Rights Conference will be hosted by the Governor and Attorney General. View more details about the conference and registration.

Date/Time: 
09/07/2014 - 8:00am to 09/10/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Town & Country Resort & Convention Center
500 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, CA 92108

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Institute on Violence, Abuse & Trauma at Alliant International University
Description: 

This Conference has become a unique forum for people from all disciplines and philosophies to gather for in-depth exchange of current information on all facets of violence, abuse and trauma prevention, intervention and research. We are one of the very few conferences that actually includes researchers, practitioners, advocates, consumer-survivors, and front-line workers from all disciplines to share information, discuss controversial issues, and have the difficult dialogues. Topic tracks span intimate partner violence, child maltreatment, children exposed to violence, at risk youth, criminal justice issues, sexual assault, people with disabilities, treatment of victims and offenders, elder abuse, trauma, and more. This year’s Conference also includes the National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan Summit and Research Sessions: A Conference within A Conference! We have strived to infuse our theme of Working Together to End Violence, Abuse and Trauma - "Collaboration & Commitment for Change” into the presentations as well as into the thoughtfulness and professionalism reflected in the Conference content.For more information call 858-527-1860 x4030 or email.

Date/Time: 
08/15/2014 - 8:30am to 5:30pm
Location
Address: 

Washington, D.C.

and

streaming via live webcast

Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
www.stopbullying.gov
Description: 

At this Summit, the Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention aim to highlight successful strategies that support the creation of a positive school climate. The Summit will kick off with a look at current trends and data, as well as the state of the research in bullying prevention. SEA and LEA administrators will share their successes and lessons learned regarding their bullying prevention work. Focus groups will allow audience members to express their opinions concerning the opportunities and challenges they face in implementing their bullying prevention programs.Participants will also be able to share suggestions regarding the future direction of federal bullying prevention efforts to support local programming. Youth, who have worked to reduce bullying in their schools and/or communities, will be participating as an integral part of the Summit. The Federal Partners will highlight recent and past accomplishments and future directions. Other topics that will be covered include cyberbullying, related bullying behaviors that impact healthy school climate, and the relationship between bullying prevention programs and school discipline. Registration for virtual participants will be available through the day of the Summit.

Date/Time: 
10/22/2014 - 8:00am to 10/25/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs
11111 North 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85020
 

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
The International Association of Forensic Nurses
Description: 

The Association’s conference promises to be packed with diverse sessions and the option to earn valuable CEs. In addition to covering the most current forensic nursing science topics, the Conference offers a wonderful opportunity to network with your peers. As a member, you receive the discounted member rate.The Early Registration rate is $525 USD for Members and $654 USD for Nonmembers. Early registration ends July 31. This is a four-day conference and registration includes continental breakfast and three lunches.Conference Objectives1.Describe the current state of the science in forensic nursing.2.Provide opportunities to exchange knowledge related to the future of forensic nursing.3.Identify strategies to influence the future of forensic nursing and the global response to violence.4.Evaluate the risks and benefits of technological advances as they relate to forensic nursing and issues of violence5.Incorporate evidence-based strategies into forensic nursing practice.Tracks for Concurrent and Poster Sessions•Administrative & Leadership•Death Investigation•General Forensic & Legal•Intimate Partner Violence•Pediatrics•Psychiatry & Corrections•SANE

Date/Time: 
03/21/2014 - 8:00am to 03/22/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
True Colors
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
www.ourtruecolors.org
Description: 

This year's selection of workshops for adults really demonstrates the commitment to bringing experts in LGBT youth issues from all over the country together in one, comprehensive two day learning experience.Here is just a taste of what is being offered:•    Controversies in Gender Diagnosis: Moderated by Ritch Savin-Williams, Ph.D. from Cornell University, this panel of experts includes a wide range of views and perspective.•    Sexual Taboos: Discussing Difficult Topics in Sexuality•    The Influence of Trauma on Identity Experiencing EMDR for Resolution•    Coming-Out & Self-Acceptance: The Right Track Treatment Model - One Year Later!•    Gender Identity/Expression in Young Children: Creating Gender Affirming, Rather than Gender Neutral Classrooms•    Strategies for Youth Leadership through Youth-Adult Partnerships•    Creating Social Change: Providing Support and Affirming LGBT Community Members within the Foster Care System•    50 Shade of Brown - Connecting at the Intersections•    Planning Awesome Programs with Your GSA•    Unheard Voices: LGBT Middle School Students•    Sharpen Your Pencils: What Parents of LGBTQ Youth Should Know About Their Children's RightsIn addition to the multitude of fabulous workshops being offered, there will be terrific entertainment including slam poet, Kit Yan, at the conference opening.  Special Guests: Singer/dancer/entertainer extraordinaire Danny Moreno, Comedian Robin Cloud and ESPN commentator/Soccer hero Brianna Scurry.

Date/Time: 
03/21/2014 - 8:00am to 03/22/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
True Colors
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
www.ourtruecolors.org
Description: 

This year's selection of workshops for adults really demonstrates the commitment to bringing experts in LGBT youth issues from all over the country together in one, comprehensive two day learning experience.Here is just a taste of what is being offered:•    Controversies in Gender Diagnosis: Moderated by Ritch Savin-Williams, Ph.D. from Cornell University, this panel of experts includes a wide range of views and perspective.•    Sexual Taboos: Discussing Difficult Topics in Sexuality•    The Influence of Trauma on Identity Experiencing EMDR for Resolution•    Coming-Out & Self-Acceptance: The Right Track Treatment Model - One Year Later!•    Gender Identity/Expression in Young Children: Creating Gender Affirming, Rather than Gender Neutral Classrooms•    Strategies for Youth Leadership through Youth-Adult Partnerships•    Creating Social Change: Providing Support and Affirming LGBT Community Members within the Foster Care System•    50 Shade of Brown - Connecting at the Intersections•    Planning Awesome Programs with Your GSA•    Unheard Voices: LGBT Middle School Students•    Sharpen Your Pencils: What Parents of LGBTQ Youth Should Know About Their Children's RightsIn addition to the multitude of fabulous workshops being offered, there will be terrific entertainment including slam poet, Kit Yan, at the conference opening.  Special Guests: Singer/dancer/entertainer extraordinaire Danny Moreno, Comedian Robin Cloud and ESPN commentator/Soccer hero Brianna Scurry. 

Date/Time: 
09/19/2014 - 8:00am to 09/20/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Widener University
Chester, PA

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Sexuality and Aging
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
http://www.sexualityandaging.com/join-us-4th-sexuality-intimacy-aging-conference-sept-2014/
Description: 

Boost your skills, earn CEs, and increase your connections at the 4th Annual Sexuality, Intimacy & Aging Conference, Sept. 19-20, 2014 at Widener University, Chester, PA. This year, we’re welcoming professionals, paraprofessionals, students and consumers. The addition of consumers is a response to the many inquiries we receive about sexuality education for older adults.The Friday program will feature morning plenaries from nationally renowned experts in sexuality and aging, followed by a student research poster session, afternoon workshops, and an evening networking reception.This 2014 theme is “Difference through Diversity,” and we’re taking full advantage of it, welcoming Friday afternoon workshops on a range of topics related to sexuality, intimacy, and older adults.The Saturday program will focus on sexuality, health and medical issues affecting adults in mid- and older age. We welcome proposals for both workshops and lectures.

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