VIBS Family Violence and Rape Crisis Center, in conjunction with the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN), invites Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Physicians Assistants and Medical Doctors to attend the Suffolk County SANE Training Program.
A new SANE training program has been scheduled for January-February 2015. The program is a comprehensive didactic training using a 40 hour on-line training provided by the IAFN in conjunction with VIBS’ 20 hour in-person training to be held on Saturday 1/24 and 2/7 and Friday 2/13. The training is open to those licensed as N.P., R.N., P.A., or M.D. and have at least one year of clinical experience. The SANE training program offers its graduates 40 C.E.U.’s. The tuition is $750.00.
A Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) is a medical professional who provides compassionate care to adult and adolescent survivors of rape and sexual assault by obtaining medical histories, collecting forensic evidence and offering preventative medications.
All interested parties wanting details regarding the informational sessions, may contact Melissa, SANE liaison at VIBS, at 631-360-3730 or email.
The Center for Wellness Promotion at UNC Charlotte in collaboration with Northeastern University Center for the Study of Sports in Society will be hosting the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Training Institute on January 20-22, 2015. The training is 3 days and costs $500 per person. What is MVP? MVP utilizes a unique bystander approach to empower all individuals to learn safe and healthy ways to confront abuse. What are MVP Institutes?It’s a 3 day interactive training designed for professional staff and faculty. It will provide you with the skills necessary to develop, implement and conduct MVP trainings at your institution. Who should attend? College and high school educators who have an interest in violence prevention and education. Space is limited! To register please visit our websitewww.wellness.uncc.edu
The National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault presents
Expanding the Network - A Regional Workshop on “Addressing Sexual Assault in Communities of Color” Monday, December 8 – Tuesday, December 9, 2014 Indianapolis, Indiana
Application Deadline: November 12, 2014. Space is limited so please respond ASAP!!!
The National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault (SCESA) is launching the “Expanding the Network” Project to enhance the capacity and increase the number of Communities of Color (COC) organizations engaged in culturally relevant approaches to addressing sexual assault.
As part of this effort, SCESA will be hosting a Regional Workshop sponsored by the U. S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. The regional workshop will provide information to Communities of Color organizations* who are interested in increasing their capacity to engage their communities and craft strategies addressing sexual assault.
*Communities of Color organizations are defined as organizations led by and primarily for Asian/Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Latina(o) and Native American communities.
This regional workshop is for Communities of Color organizations who:
are interested in starting an anti-sexual assault program; or
have attempted to create an anti-sexual assault program but need further assistance; or
currently struggling to effectively maintain an anti-sexual assault program
How much: There is no charge to attend the regional workshop. SCESA is able to provide some support for travel costs associated with participating in the regional workshop. If you need assistance, please let us know when you fill out the application.
The National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation’s leading resource and advocacy organization for victims of crime. Our mission is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives. We are dedicated to serving individuals, families, and communities harmed by crime.
Call for Workshop Proposals
The National Center for Victims of Crime is seeking presenters for its National Training Institute, to be held September 9-11, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Orange County, in Aneheim, CA. Workshops will address a wide range of topics organized into separate conference tracks. Workshops are scheduled for 90 minutes (1.5 hours) in length, unless otherwise specified in the proposal. Accepted presenters will be assigned day and presentation time by the Institute planning committee.
The National Center is pleased to present the National Center for Victims of Crime 2015 National Training Institute. As in past years, this training will emphasize a multidisciplinary approach to sharing promising practices, current research, and effective programs and policies that are victim-centered, practice-based, and research-informed. Our National Conference is a forum for law enforcement, victim service professionals, allied practitioners, policymakers, and researchers to share current developments and build new collaborations. Conference sessions will highlight practical information to better support services for the wide range of persons victimized by crimes of all types.
College and university administrators, counselors and advocates are invited to join us on January 22, 2015 for a one-day training as we bring together national Title IX expert Lindy Aldrich, Esq.* of the Victim Rights Law Center and state responders to focus on understanding and responding to sexual violence on campus.Topic highlights include: confidentiality, trauma informed investigations, Title IX for educators, and sexual assault: fact and fiction. Registration is $95 per person. Learn more about this one-day training.
Florida Council Against Sexual Violence is a statewide nonprofit organization committed to serving victims and survivors of sexual violence. College and university administrators, counselors and advocates are invited to join us for a unique one-day training as we bring together national Title IX expert Lindy Aldrich, Esq. of the Victim Rights Law Center and state responders to focus on understanding and responding to sexual violence on campus.
Topic highlights include:
• Title IX Basics and What Victims Should Know • Trauma Informed Investigations • Title IX for Educators • Confidentiality • Sexual Assault: Fact and Fiction
Registration fees are $95* per person.
*Registration cancelation fee is $25. After 01/07/2015 cancelations will not be eligible for reimbursement.
This full day workshop will provide attendees with a fuller understanding of the grooming process and concrete, practical ways to gather information about grooming during an interview. Whether interviewing child victims, family members, or perpetrators, utilizing recent research on grooming and offense pathways can significantly improve the results of interviews. Based on victim environment and grooming research, McDonald developed victim interview protocols that include questions designed to reveal grooming practices of offenders. Her protocols have led to improved interviews, richer prosecution context, and better case outcomes. This workshop will cover the ways offenders groom a victim's environment, the steps of grooming, how to develop an interview plan, integrating grooming information into investigations, and much more!
The Neurobiology of Trauma and Victim Impact-Investigative Implications will include a discussion of brain research, physical impact, the psychological aspects, health impact, spiritual dynamics, and genetic implications of trauma. The adverse childhood experience study will be reviewed and recommendations for screening and early intervention will be provided for participants. Children exposed to violence will be discussed as a newer model of thinking regarding the impact of trauma, helping multidisciplinary teams to understand that the neurobiology of trauma exceeds the scope of only family violence.
Child Sexual Exploitation Today will focus on the extraordinarily more complicated nature of child sexual exploitation. Participants will learn of child sexual abuse images and the victim impact that has led to Supreme Court arguments. In addition, professionals will discuss the reality of familial trafficking of children, the continuum of cyber-enticement to cyberbullying and cyberstalking of children, and the complex nature of children as victims of sex tourism. This presentation will also provide an in-depth discussion of the victim, offender and legal aspects of domestic minor sex trafficking with an emphasis on technology facilitation. Finally, a discussion of self-exploitation and the emerging trend of parental psychological maltreatment of children in the online world will be provided.
About Dr. Sharon Cooper
Sharon Cooper has spent more than 35 years working in the area of child maltreatment, with a particular interest in child sexual exploitation. She has provided training to all members of multidisciplinary teams as well as judges, psychologists, military commanders, and universities. Sharon is the lead author of the most comprehensive texts on child sexual exploitation and works closely with local, state, federal, and military investigators and trial counsel.
There is still time to register for the following advanced training:
Registration has been reduced for this three day training to $50.00.
This training will assist advocates to understand the dynamics of conflict and become conflict competent colleagues, leaders and advocates! The goals of this training include learning the neurobiology behind reactions to conflict; fostering constructive responses to conflict and applying professional ethics to guide your response to conflict. In addition, you will be able to recognize personal hot buttons contributing to conflict, understand how interpreting the world through your own diversity lens can interfere with constructive conversations to resolve conflict, and the cost of not resolving conflicts.. Through this training you will become conflict competent with clients, colleagues, supervisors, and allied professionals, as well as skilled at diffusing difficult situations and become more comfortable with confronting conflict.
The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, State College, PA Registration Limited to 25 Scholarships available PCCD Approved Training Hours: 18
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