Date/Time: 
04/17/2013 - 8:00am
Location
Address: 

Hopi Veteran’s Memorial Center located in Kykotsmovi, Arizona

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Hopi Tewa Women’s Coalition To End Abuse
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Romalita Laban
Contact Phone: 
928-737-9000
Contact Email: 
exdir@hopitelecom.net
Description: 

This conference will be held in support of April’s National Sexual Assault Awareness Month and in celebration of the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act signed by President Obama on March 7, 2013.  HTWCEA and national Native Sister Coalitions will be active during the month in bringing about awareness and needed information will be brought to Hopi this April. The event is a great opportunity for Hopi, Tewa and all Native American’s to share and learn about prevention strategies, healing ways and communicating about sexual assault.  There are many ways in which the rich Hopi and Tewa history and culture can prevent sexual assault and heal our people.  Every year we are strengthening partnerships and collaborations and it is our hope to create more connections this year.Entertainer/Activist Mr. Ed Kabotie will be providing unique perspectives about trauma, its effects on his life, art and entertainment from an advocacy perspective at the conference.  Mr. Kabotie is from the village of Shungopavi and the Tewa village of Khap'o Owinge (Santa Clara Pueblo). His vision as an artist is to express the virtues of Native American cultures. These expressions take the forms of overlay jewelry, watercolor paintings, traditional pottery, and trilingual (English, Hopi & Tewa) musical compositions.  His heritage is his inspiration. Ed is a third generation artist who comes from a family of artists. Ed received the 2009 Male Artist of the Year Listener’s Choice Award from KUYI Hopi Radio and is currently an Artist in Residence at the Museum of Northern Arizona. 

Date/Time: 
04/16/2013 - 8:00am to 04/18/2013 - 1:00pm
Location
Address: 

Holiday Inn

1675 Sunset Drive

Rock Springs, Wyoming

City: 
Rock Springs
Postal Code: 
82901
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Tiffany Eskelson-Maestas
Contact Phone: 
307-789-8855
Contact Email: 
te-m@wyomingdvsa.org
Contact Website: 
www.wyomingdvsa.org
Description: 

The 2013 Sexual Assault Summit Planning Committee is pleased to open registration for the 2013 Sexual Assault Summit XII:  Be the Solution!  Please join us in Rock Springs on April 16th– 18th at the Holiday Inn as we all come together to continue to be part of the solution.  We will begin the first day with a theme of “It all starts with you” as individuals engage in training opportunities to meet needs within their disciplines.  The second day’s theme is “It all starts with us.” This day promises to provide participants with in-depth training experiences focusing on multi-disciplinary response to sexual assault.  As we close the final day of the Summit with “Together, we can prevent sexual assault”, participants will be provided with prevention programming that will support local prevention efforts even for folks that are traditionally response based.  Participants will also have the opportunity to attend optional documentary-viewing sessions in the evenings; “SEXT Up Kids: How Children are Becoming Hypersexualized” and a public screening of the Academy Award Nominee Best Documentary Feature, “The Invisible War."

Date/Time: 
04/17/2013 - 8:00am to 04/19/2013 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Hilton Lake Buena Vista
Orlando, Florida

City: 
Orland
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Society for Public Health Education
Description: 

This 2 ½ day conference will enable you to:

  • Analyze characteristics of successful cross-sector collaborations that have implemented effective policies, systems, and environmental changes to address the social determinants of health in communities, schools, worksites, healthcare entities, and other settings;
  • Enhance capacity to create inventive, effective and inspiring strategies to address current and future health education and promotion needs, trends, settings, opportunities and challenges;
  • Explore participatory approaches involving researchers, practitioners, and/or community members to transform health parity efforts, create new models in the field, or overcome challenges for more effective outcomes;
  • Examine school-based strategies and school-community collaborations/initiatives designed to improve health literacy, health equity, and overall community health.

 

Date/Time: 
04/28/2013 - 8:00am to 05/02/2013 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Annapolis
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Description: 

The Rural Law enforcement Technology Institute will be held April 28 to May 2, 2013, in Annapolis, Maryland. The institute provides an opportunity for rural law enforcement officers to learn about and discuss technology initiatives and issues affecting the rural law enforcement community. Applications must be received by March 13, 2013.

Date/Time: 
04/18/2013 - 8:30am to 04/19/2013 - 1:00pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
New Orleans
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Women of Color Network
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Purvi Shah
Contact Phone: 
1-800-537-2238 x 280
Contact Email: 
purvishahwocn@gmail.com
Description: 

This Southern Regional Forum will be limited to 32 attendees with 25 advocates from OVW-supported programs and 7 non-OVW funded economic and social justice advocates. OVW grantees will utilize OVW training and  travel funds to attend; limited travel and boarding scholarships will be  available only for non-OVW grantees accepted to participate in the  Regional Forum. All participants MUST be based in organizations located  in a Southern State (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA,  or WV).On April 18, 2013 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and April 19 from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., the Regional Forum will consist of panels, workshops, and brainstorming sessions to develop policy recommendations related to building and strengthening a safety net for women of color survivors in the following five arenas: Institutional bias and affect on services; Advocacy inclusion as part of our work; Re-entry populations; Tribal sexual assault; and, U & T-Visas. The Regional Forum will offer a mix of information-sharing on economic justice and survivors of violence as well as opportunities for contributing to policy recommendations while developing advocacy and leadership skills. During the Southern Regional Forum, attendees will be provided with light morning and afternoon snacks during breaks. To be considered for the pool of attendees, please complete the appropriate OVW or non-OVW advocate application.   

Date/Time: 
04/23/2013 - 8:00am to 04/24/2013 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Columbia, SC

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Just Detention International
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Nicole de la Torre
Contact Phone: 
202-506-3333
Contact Email: 
ndelatorre@justdetention.org
Description: 

Just Detention International and the PREA Resrouce Center are holding two FREE full-day trainings in Columbia, SC. The first training, on April 23, will focus on creating a trauma-informed victim services program, as required by the PREA standards.The second training, in April 24, will provide corrections staff with the skills to develop inmate education programs that comply with the PREA standards. Both trainings will be held at the same site in Columbia, SC.  Because the sessions complement each other, it is encouraged that you attend both.  Each will feature interactive exercies, expert panels, sexual abuse survivor testimonies, and group discussions that cater to individuals working in a range of detention settings.  Speakers will include leaders in the fields of law enforcement, corrections, advocacy, and mental health, as well as a survivor of sexual abuse in detention.For more information or to register, visit http://www.justdetention.org/en/south-carolina-regional-training-application.aspx 

Date/Time: 
03/28/2013 - 8:00am
Location
Address: 

Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Hudson Valley Community College, 80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy, NY  12180

City: 
Troy
Postal Code: 
12180
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Rensselaer County Sexual Assault Response Team (SART)
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Lindsey Crusan
Contact Phone: 
(518) 271-3155
Contact Email: 
CrusanL@nehealth.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 the third annual one-day conference on preventing and responding to sexual assault. 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.  The cost to attend the full-day conference is $40, which includes breakfast, lunch, refreshments, all conference materials and parking. This year, we are able to offer a special student rate of $32 for full-time students. Detailed directions, parking instructions and helpful reminders will be emailed to attendees in advance of the conference.

Date/Time: 
04/29/2013 - 8:00am to 05/03/2013 - 5:00pm
Location
City: 
Daytona Beach
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Florida Councel Against Sexual Violence
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
FCASV
Contact Phone: 
850-297-2000
Contact Email: 
information@fcasv.org
Contact Website: 
https://www.fcasv.org/
Description: 

The training is geared toward medical professionals: ARNPs, RNs, and physicians and is constructed by adhering to the National Training Standards for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examiners for adults and adolescents. The training will also be valuable to prosecutors, law enforcement officers, victim advocates and crime lab analysts. Courses include both lecture and hands-on skills training. Nursing participants receive 40 CEUs. Florida Council Against Sexual Violence is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Florida Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the Florida Board of Nursing Provider ID Number 50-3103. The course does meet the requirement of the International Association of Forensic Nurses, the certifying body of SANE, that students undergo a 40 hour course before becoming eligible to sit for the national exam. 

Date/Time: 
09/10/2013 - 8:30am to 09/30/2013 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Road, Laurel, MD 20707

City: 
Laurel
Postal Code: 
20707
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
MCASA
Contact Phone: 
410-974-4507
Contact Email: 
info@mcasa.org
Contact Website: 
http://www.mcasa.org/
Description: 

This is a 32-hour training held over 4 days, September 10, 16, 24, and 30, 2013 for victim advocates who work directly with sexual assault survivors in any capacity. This is not an advanced level training, although some topics may be new to those who are veterans in the sexual violence field, and will reflect current research and best practices.

Date/Time: 
04/23/2013 - 8:30am to 05/14/2013 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Salisbury University, 1101 Camden Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21801

City: 
Salisbury
Postal Code: 
21801
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
MCASA
Contact Phone: 
410-974-4507
Contact Email: 
info@mcasa.org
Contact Website: 
http://www.mcasa.org/
Description: 

This is a 32-hour training held on 4 consecutive Tuesdays: April 23, April 30, May 7, and May 14, 2013 for victim advocates who work directly with sexual assault survivors in any capacity. This is not an advanced level training, although some topics may be new to those who are veterans in the sexual violence field, and will reflect current research and best practices.

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