Date/Time: 
04/09/2011 - 8:30am to 1:30pm
Location
Address: 

Fenway Health 1340 Boylston St

City: 
Boston
Postal Code: 
02215
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Meg Bossong
Contact Phone: 
617-492-8306, x1261
Contact Email: 
mbossong@barcc.org
Contact Website: 
www.barcc.org
Description: 

This training is sponsored by Fenway Health and the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center with additional support from Brookline Psychological Services and features Howard Fradkin, Ph.D, LICDC The cost for registering for this training is $40. This includes coffee and pastries in the morning and lunch. Even advanced professionals are surprised to learn that 1 in 6 men have experienced sexual trauma. This training is designed to help mental-health professionals and providers in related fields gain a better understanding of the continuum of sexual trauma and of the impact of sexual abuse on men. The session will describe clinically effective techniques for recognizing and assessing for trauma, provide a conceptual framework for trauma treatment, and explain clinically appropriate responses and interventions. A networking luncheon will provide a forum for sharing local and national resources for male survivors and providers. Providers are encouraged to bring resource materials to share. Dr. Howard Fradkin has counseled over 1,000 male survivors in various contexts over the course of his 28-year career as a psychologist. He is the co-chairperson and co-founder of the Male Survivor Weekends of Recovery intensive weekend workshops for men at all stages of recovery from sexual trauma. Dr. Fradkin was recently invited to appear as an expert on Oprah’s ground-breaking shows featuring 200 male survivors, who gathered to offer hope and inspiration for millions of survivors worldwide. Download the Conference Brochure for the full details of the day. Register Online and pay by credit card or check. Please complete the questions on the last page of the registration, after you complete payment, to help us make this conference better meet your needs. Download CEU information The cost of CEUs is included in the registration fee. You can request CEUs the day of the training. PLEASE NOTE: There is a Red Sox game the day of the training so parking will be difficult and expensive. Public transportation is highly recommended.

Date/Time: 
12/07/2011 (All day) to 12/08/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

El Conquistador Conference Center
1000 El Conquistador Center

City: 
Fajardo
Postal Code: 
00738
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Office for Victims of Crime
Contact Phone: 
1-866-682-8822
Contact Email: 
TTAC@ovcttac.org
Description: 

With a focus on crisis intervention rather than long-term counseling, this 2-day training will deepen your understanding of sexual assault and the major roles of an advocate/counselor. This training is designed primarily for sexual assault advocates/counselors who are volunteers or staff at rape crisis centers. Others who may benefit include nurses, physicians, law enforcement officers, and professional counselors who do not have specific sexual assault training. Through case studies, role-playing, and other interactive exercises, you will build the basic skills necessary to provide competent, effective crisis intervention services to sexual assault victims/survivors effectively and sensitively. Specifically, you will:

  • Define your role in relation to others working as part of a sexual assault response team.
  • Learn how to respond to a crisis call reporting recent sexual assault.
  • Develop a "toolkit" of crisis intervention techniques to support recovery from sexual assault.
  • Formulate a personalized self-care plan to prevent burnout.
Date/Time: 
05/19/2011 (All day) to 05/20/2011 (All day)
Location
City: 
Charlotte
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center
Contact Phone: 
1-866-682-8822
Description: 

Strengthening Military-Civilian Community Partnerships to Respond to Sexual Assault is an interactive two-day training that will help participants establish partnerships with local military installations in order to effectively respond to the needs of sexual assault victims in the military. Throughout this training, participants will build knowledge about military systems, protocols, and culture to improve service provision to military sexual assault victims and to develop an appreciation of the perspectives of their future collaborative partners. It is through this developing sense of awareness that civilians will begin to understand who the military Service Member is, the culture they need to live and operate in, what motivates him/her, and what the military victim needs when working with community-based advocates. With the knowledge gained through this training process, in combination with their existing expertise in sexual assault, participants will be able to serve as knowledgeable resources to military installations throughout the United States.
 

Date/Time: 
05/16/2011 (All day) to 05/17/2011 (All day)
Location
City: 
San Diego
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center
Contact Phone: 
1-866-682-8822
Description: 

Strengthening Military-Civilian Community Partnerships to Respond to Sexual Assault is an interactive two-day training that will help participants establish partnerships with local military installations in order to effectively respond to the needs of sexual assault victims in the military. Throughout this training, participants will build knowledge about military systems, protocols, and culture to improve service provision to military sexual assault victims and to develop an appreciation of the perspectives of their future collaborative partners. It is through this developing sense of awareness that civilians will begin to understand who the military Service Member is, the culture they need to live and operate in, what motivates him/her, and what the military victim needs when working with community-based advocates. With the knowledge gained through this training process, in combination with their existing expertise in sexual assault, participants will be able to serve as knowledgeable resources to military installations throughout the United States.
 

Date/Time: 
11/15/2012 - 8:00am to 11/18/2012 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
New York, NY

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
MaleSurvivor
Description: 

Conference Highlights

  • Presentations from speakers from around the globe, including representation from Australia, Canada, Cambodia, Europe, Nepal and New Zealand.

·  Over 50 workshops touching on the latest in research and treatment of male survivors of sexual abuse and their loved ones.·  An opening day roundtable discussion about "Abuse in Sports" featuring professional athletes and advocates working to change the culture of sports in our country.·  Pre-Conference Institutes are scheduled to take place on November 15, and will be conducted by some of the leading experts in the field of Male Sexual Victimization·  Keynote speakers include: Joe Ehrmann (former NFL defensive player, founder, Coach for America), Mike Lew,, MEd, (Author of Victims No Longer and Leaping Upon the Mountains) as moderator for a featured International Panel presentation, Alastair Hilton (Social Work Consultant for First Step Cambodia), Ken Clearwater (National Manager of MaleSurvivors of Sexual Abuse Trust in New Zealand), and Victor Vieth, JD ( Executive Director of The National Child Protection Training Center).

Date/Time: 
10/04/2012 - 8:00am to 10/05/2012 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Embassy Suites
7900 NE 82nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97220

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Shared Hope International & AEquitas
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
1-866-437-5433
Description: 

The Do You Know Lacy? Training is a 5-track community-model training designed to build a collaborative response. Together, with leaders in your community, you will learn about the national issue of domestic minor sex trafficking, hear the personal account of a survivor, better understand the conditions that increase a child’s vulnerability to trafficking, and learn the methods of pimp control that prevent victims from fleeing.

Date/Time: 
10/07/2011 - 2:00pm to 10/09/2011 - 2:00pm
Location
Address: 

Christian Retreat Center in MD (Site disclosed to participants only)

Sponsoring Agency: 
SINCERE Ministries, Incorporated
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Minister Kesha Rand
Contact Phone: 
301.538.2971
Contact Email: 
sincereministries@gmail.com
Contact Website: 
http://www.sincereministries.org
Description: 

Hiding Place is a 3-Day Overnight Small Group Retreat for Survivors of Sexual Crime. Participants can seek sponsorship or become sponsors for someone else. This workshop is unique in its presentation of the ministry of Art as a healing conduit. Experience the healing power of specially prepared works of poetry, dance, music, mime, drama and visual art. The workshop includes personal group and individual growth sessions infused with the arts and passages from our text book ("Ravaged Relentlessly: Biblical Help for Those Overcoming Sexual Crime"), help-directed discussions and friendship building activities.

Each day is filled with devotional time led by Ministers, activities, personal prayer ministry, Bible Study of the Healing and Delivering Power of God for Survivors and available Christian Counselors if requested. Sessions on prevention will also be offered. You don't have to be a Survivor of sexual crime to attend. This is also a workshop for Believers that wish to be better equipped in the area of helping a person who asks for help. Learning to be sensitive, effective and discreet are all key skills to acquire.

This training is recommend for:

  • Survivors 
  • Leaders
  • Community Advocates
  • Mentors
  • Teachers
  • Police Officers
  • Youth Workers 

It should be noted that the workshop is open, but not all sessions are co-ed, for sensitivity reasons. There will be sessions for concerned citizens, men, women and youth, as well as general session. The cost for the entire workshop is $250 (or $50 material fee to attend without accommodations or meals).

Date/Time: 
03/19/2013 - 8:00am to 03/21/2013 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Ala Moana Hotel
Honolulu, HI

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
IVAT
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
858-527-1860 x4030
Contact Email: 
IVATConf@alliant.edu
Description: 

The goals of this Conference are to present the latest research, prevention, assessment, and intervention techniques concerning various aspects of child, adolescent and adult trauma and maltreatment and the long term affects if they go untreated.  Plenary and breakout sessions discuss the types of child, adolescent and adult trauma, the dynamics of maltreatment and trauma at home or in the community, and the effects on children, adolescents and adults psychologically, behaviorally and neurodevelopmentally.  Nationally and internationally recognized presenters and local practitioners come together to discuss the latest research, assessment methods, interventions, and prevention strategies for children, adolescents and adults who have been traumatized, abused and/or victimized.  Application of current research information and practical techniques will be emphasized throughout the Conference.

Conference Tracks

  • Child Trauma
  • Adolescent Trauma/Youth Violence
  • Adult/Family Trauma
  • Prevention/Early Intervention
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Trauma in the Military Personnel, Veterans and Their Families
  • Healthcare Professional Dealing with Abuse and Trauma
  • Criminal Justice and Legal Issues
Date/Time: 
03/19/2013 - 8:00am to 03/21/2013 - 12:00pm
Location
Address: 

Nashville Convention Center
601 Commerce Street
Nashville, TN 37203

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence
Contact Phone: 
615-386-9406
Description: 

Keynote Speakers include:Marie Fortune, Founder and Senior Analyst at the Seattle-based Faith Trust InstituteRene Rennick, Vice President fo Programs and Emerging Issues at the National Netowrk to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) in Washington, D.C.Patti Bland, M.A., CDP Plus, 3 specialized tracks:Advanced Track for Mangers and Experienced AdvocatesRural TrackSexual Assault Legal Advocacy Track Workshops Topics Include: 

  • Serving LGTBQ Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • Trauma Informed Care & Vicarious Trauma
  • Serving Male Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Serving Survivors with Substance Abuse Issues
  • Non-Profit Financial Management
  • Working with Children who have Witnessed Domestic Violence
  • Best Practices for First Responders to Sexual Assault
  • Serving Survivors with Mental Health Diagnoses       
  • Grant Writing 
  • And more!
Date/Time: 
03/11/2014 - 8:00am to 03/14/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Ala Moana Hotel
410 Atkinson Drive
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814

Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT)
Event Contact
Contact Email: 
ivatconf@alliant.edu
Contact Website: 
http://www.ivatcenters.org/
Description: 

The goals of this Conference are to present the latest research, prevention, assessment, and intervention techniques concerning various aspects of child, adolescent and adult trauma and maltreatment and the long-term effects if they go untreated. Plenary and breakout sessions discuss the types of child, adolescent and adult trauma, the dynamics of maltreatment and trauma at home or in the community, and the effects on children, adolescents, and adults psychologically, behaviorally and neurodevelopmentally. Nationally and internationally recognized presenters and local practitioners come together to discuss the latest research, assessment methods, interventions, and prevention strategies for children, adolescents and adults who have been traumatized, abused, and/or victimized. Applying current research information and providing practical techniques are emphasized throughout this conference.

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