Call for Proposals - National Sexual Assault Conference 2013
CALCASA is now accepting proposals from organizations and individuals interested in presenting information and/or facilitating workshops at NSAC 2013. Presentation and workshop sessions will be organized around the following primary tracks:
- Crisis Intervention and Advocacy for Survivors
- Campus Communities
- Law and Policy
- Wellness and Self-Care
Proposals will be considered based on the following criteria:
- Content reflects best practices to address and/or prevent sexual violence;
- Content reflects recent research on topics related to sexual abuse;
- Session supports critical conversations to advance work to address and/or prevent sexual violence;
- Content is aligned with conference theme (“Inspire a Movement, Invest in Change, Imagine…”);
- Session includes use of adult learning methods, as appropriate;
- Sessions learning objectives are clear.
Each workshop session is 90 minutes in length, so please plan your workshop accordingly. Workshops that cover two (2), 90 minute sessions may be considered but not encouraged.
- Sessions that focus on working in culturally-specific communities are strongly encouraged.
- Sessions that are intended to be delivered entirely in Spanish are strongly encouraged.
- Sessions that describe efforts that primarily engage communities on college or university campuses should submit to the Campus Communities track instead of other tracks.
- Sessions that have been presented at previous National Sexual Assault Conferences should include new information, resources, and/or insights.
The National Sexual Assault Conference attracts a wide variety of people committed to addressing and preventing sexual assault including:
- Prevention Educators
- Community Activists
- Law Enforcement
- Health Care Providers
- Local, State, National, Territorial, and Tribal Governments
- Corporate Allies
- Sex Offender Management Experts
Potential topics can include, but are not limited to issues related to:
- Bystander intervention prevention strategies
- Child sexual abuse
- Community mobilization and organizing
- Evaluation of prevention strategies
- Gender-transformative prevention strategies
- Health-promotion prevention strategies
- Intersectionality/links to other issues or oppressions
- Media development prevention education or awareness building
- Prevention policies and organizational practices
- Reducing sexual assault in the armed services
- Sex offender management
- Sexual assault in underserved communities utilizing culturally and linguistically appropriate services
- Sexual assault in incarceration/prisons
- Sexual assault in the workplace
- Sexual assault of men or boys
- Trauma-informed care approaches for sexual assault survivors
- Work with survivors who have a disability