Date/Time: 
11/01/2011 (All day) to 11/02/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Isla Grand Beach Resort
Padre Island, TX

Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Arte Sana
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Arte Sana
Contact Email: 
artesanando@yahoo.com
Description: 

Arte Sana is pleased to announce its fifth national gathering of Latin@ victim advocates, prevention specialists, survivors, promotoras, and allies, to promote the engagement of Latin@s as agents of change in addressing gender-based violence, celebrate our collective wisdom & leadhership en los movimientos.

Date/Time: 
07/11/2011 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Location
Address: 

Hickory Corner Branch Library

138 HIckory Corner Road

East Windsor, NJ 08520

Sponsoring Agency: 
New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Description: 

This workshop will introduce participants to the issue of sexual violence and its relevance for those working with children and adolescents.  Information regarding types of abuse, signs and symptoms and reporting requirements will be discussed.  In addition, issues of power and gender will be explored as they relate to victimization, perpetration and prevention through interactive exercises and video clips.

Date/Time: 
12/07/2011 (All day) to 12/09/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Baton Rouge Marriott 5500 Hilton Avenue

City: 
Baton Rouge
Postal Code: 
70808
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault & Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Misty Noble-Hodge
Contact Phone: 
985-345-5995
Contact Email: 
info@lafasa.org
Contact Website: 
http://www.lafasa.org
Description: 

The 2011 Louisiana Conference on Sexual and Domestic Violence, themed on a concept developed by the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, will be an exciting three days of workshops, plenary sessions, exhibits and networking opportunities. A committee of representatives from the agencies co-sponsoring the conference, each of which deal with sexual assault issues in some capacity, have designed a program that will be valuable for law enforcement officers, prosecutors, judges, nurses and physicians, emergency medical personnel, crime lab staff, child advocates, child and adult protection staff, advocates, counselors, therapists, prevention educators, probation and parole officers, corrections officers, and sex offender treatment providers, as well as other professionals. National and local experts will lead the discussions and present important information to all conference attendees. We hope it will be an invaluable educational experience to all who serve the victims of and seek to bring perpetrators of sexual assault to justice.

Date/Time: 
07/18/2011 (All day) to 07/22/2011 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Kim Moss
Contact Phone: 
(615) 741-4448
Contact Email: 
Kimberly.Moss@tn.gov.
Description: 

This free P.O.S.T. approved course will be presented by the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy and the Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence. The course will provide participants with the information and skills necessary to return to their respective agencies and teach domestic violence and sexual assault intervention and investigation skills. Program topics will include updated legal issues, proper service of protective orders, investigative techniques, officer and victim survival techniques, sexual abuse investigative techniques and more. Students attending the school will not only receive classroom instruction, but will have the opportunity to participate in various practical scenarios as well.

INSTRUCTORS: Instructors include Mark Wynn, International Law Enforcement Expert, David Kitts, Knoxville, Police Department, Joanne Archambault, Director EVAW International, and Kathy Walsh, Director, TN Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence.


WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Training officers, supervisors and front-line officers.


TO REGISTER: Register through TLETA. Contact Kim Moss at (615) 741-4448, or e-mail her at Kimberly.Moss@tn.gov. Class space is strictly limited to 50 law enforcement officers. Free – This includes tuition, lodging and meals at the Academy.
 

Date/Time: 
10/05/2011 - 8:30am to 10/07/2011 - 12:00pm
Location
Address: 

Bear Creek Ski ResortMacungie, PA

Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Valliere & Counseling Associates, Inc.
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Valliere & Counseling Associates, Inc.
Contact Phone: 
(610) 530-8392
Description: 

The investigation, intervention, and prosecution of violence are often the most intense, intensive, and critical undertakings of the criminal justice system and treatment professionals.  Right from the Start inspires to provide valuable information from a spectrum of professionals to enhance understanding of victims, offenders, interviewing, and use of technology in facilitation of violence.  Treatment interventions, investigation strategies, and management issues will be addressed to enhance skills of all disciplines to address violence.  This conference promises to provide practical, informative, and imperative information from the national and local experts.This training is designed to be useful for anyone in the violence field, including nurses, therapists, presecutors, advocates, investigators, law enforcement, physicians, and anyone hopint to advance the cause of victims.You can register 3 ways - by phone, mail, of fax.Registration forms and brochures are available on our website.

Date/Time: 
06/26/2011 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Location
Address: 

710 El Camino Real

City: 
Tustin
Postal Code: 
92780
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
360 Training Centers
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Johanna Fisher
Contact Phone: 
562-424-4666
Contact Email: 
johanna@360trainingcenters.com
Contact Website: 
http://360kravmaga.com/
Description: 

This is a 2 hour hands- on work shop to teach women self defense against common attacks. You must RSVP to attend. This event is open for women 14 years of age and over. Minors will require an adult in attendance.

Date/Time: 
06/25/2011 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Location
Address: 

2687 Cherry Ave.

City: 
Signal Hill
Postal Code: 
90755
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
360 Training Centers
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Johanna Fisher
Contact Phone: 
562-424-4666
Contact Email: 
johanna@360trainingcenters.com
Contact Website: 
http://360kravmaga.com/
Description: 

This is a 2 hour hands- on work shop to teach women self defense against common attacks. You must RSVP to attend. This event is open for women 14 years of age and over. Minors will require an adult in attendance.

Date/Time: 
08/08/2011 (All day) to 08/12/2011 (All day)
Location
City: 
Madison
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
OVCTTAC
Contact Phone: 
1-866-682-8822
Contact Email: 
TTAC@ovcttac.org
Description: 

The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) in the U.S. Department of Justice sponsors the National Victim Assistance Academy (NVAA). The NVAA is comprised of education and skill-based classroom trainings for those who assist victims and survivors of crime in the United States, including the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, and any other territory or possession of the United States. While international applicants may apply to attend the Academy, please note that the training is not designed to meet the needs of the specific target populations who live outside of the United States. If accepted to attend, international applicants must cover all expenses involved and are responsible to obtain the appropriate documents necessary for travel to and within the United States.

Date/Time: 
06/08/2011 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Location
Address: 

Annunciation Center
College of Saint Elizabeth
2 Convent Road
 

City: 
Morristown
Postal Code: 
07960
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
NJCASA
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
NJCASA
Contact Email: 
http://www.njcasa.org/
Description: 

This Training Institute workshop will offer an in-depth look at the necessary components that make up a victim-centered, coordinated, comprehensive response to campus victims. Through lecture and discussion, topic areas include what works and what doesn’t in campus prevention; the culture and dynamics of campuses and their impact on victim response; offender behaviors; critical concepts in creating an effective response; federal statutory requirements; and strategies to move forward in developing a coordinated sexual assault response team on your campus.

Date/Time: 
07/17/2011 (All day) to 07/20/2011 (All day)
Location
City: 
Reno, Nevada
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
International Community Corrections Association
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
International Community Corrections Association
Contact Website: 
http://www.iccaweb.org/renomeeting_2011.htm
Description: 

On July 17–20, 2011, in Reno, NV, the International Community Corrections Association will host "The Roles of Evidence-Based Risk-Needs Assessment," a regional conference that focuses on evidence-based risk/needs assessments and how they can be used in courts, corrections, and parole settings. Conference sessions will discuss evaluation and treatment methodologies in mental health, substance abuse, and addictions, and describe how to integrate evidence-based practices into agency operations.

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