Are you an experienced RN with a heart to work with survivors of sexual violence in Palm Beach County? Palm Beach County Victim Services is sponsoring 40-hour Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Training Feb 25-Mar 1st. To find out more, attend their Open House.
American Association of Community Justice Professionals
The AACJP Conference will include four main tracks of research and practice.
All-day pre-conference trainings will be offered on Saturday and Sunday, May 31 – June 1, 2008. Conference workshops begin Monday, June 2 and conclude Wednesday, June 4, 2008.
Offender Treatment: Risk and Needs Assessments, Batterer’s Treatment; Sex Offenders; Female Offenders; Victim Offenders, Juvenile Offenders and Substance Abuse.
Re-Entry: Successful In-Jail Programs, Pre And Post Release Programming For Juveniles And Adults, Alternatives To Current Sentencing Systems, And Community Justice.
Family Violence and Chaotic Households: Short and Longer Term Impact on Adult Victims and their Children With Special Emphasis On Successful Interventions
Victim Empowerment: Evidence Based Interventions For Domestic Violence Victims In General And In Specialized Population Groups: Older Victims, Battered Immigrant Victims, Black And Ethnic Populations Including Lethality And Risk Assessments
Training and workshop scheduling:
PRE-CONFERENCE: 15 pre-conference trainings with the option of one or two full day trainings on Saturday May 31, 2008 and/or Sunday June 1, 2008.
CONFERENCE: A total of sixty, 90 minute workshops commencing on Monday, June 2, 2008 and concluding Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 10:00 a.m.
PRICING OPTIONS FOR THE CONFERENCE:
One day Pre-Conference………………… $100
Two days Pre-Conference………………. $200
Conference Only…………………………………………. $350
One Day Pre-Conference and Conference …………….. $425
Two day Pre-Conference and Conference …………….. $500
For further information you can contact Brigitte Winkler at:
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Law Enforcement Supervisors, Patrol Officers, Detectives, Investigators, Victim Advocates, Victim Service Providers, Prosecutors, Judges, Sexual Assault Workers, Counselors, Educators, Nurses, and Social Workers, Military CID -MP’s and JAG’s.
Sgt William Rousseau (Retired) was a member of the Tampa Police Dept. in Tampa, Fl. for 29 years. He was the department’s Domestic Violence Coordinator and created and supervised the departments Sex Crimes Family Violence Unit. Bill is a nationally recognized expert in domestic violence by the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He has taught for Florida State University, the University of South Florida, and the United States Army. He has received numerous awards for his work in domestic violence. Bill has a Bachelors degree from the University of South Florida. Bill is the past Chairperson of the Hillsborough County Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team and is the current President of the National Institute of Crime Prevention.
Capt. Rod Reder (Retired) was with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office in Tampa Fl. for 29 years. He was most recently assigned as a Deputy District Commander. Rod was previously the Crimes Against Persons supervisor, and was the Domestic Violence Coordinator for the Sheriff’s Office for seven years. Rod is recognized nationwide as an expert in domestic violence by the U.S. Department of Defense and the U. S. Department of Justice. He has received numerous awards such as the Florida Governors “Peace at Home Award”. Rod is the Vice President of the National Institute of Crime Prevention. Rod is a graduate of the 109th session of the Southern Police Institute, University of Louisville. Rod has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida in Tampa. He currently is the chairman for the Hillsborough County Family Justice Center board of directors in Tampa. Rod was also recently appointed to the Florida Attorney General’s Fatality Review Team.
SOME OF THE TOPICS THAT WILL BE DISCUSSED:
When Women Kill, Strangulation, Law Enforcement Officers as Abusers, Typologies of Abusers, Women Who Use Violence, Primary Aggressor, Developing a Coordinated Community Response, Effects on Children, Sexual Violence Model Policy, Rape Sensitivity for Men, Rape Prosecution, Rape Drugs, Interviewing the Rapist.
The St. Thomas University School of Law, through its Graduate Program in Intercultural Human Rights’ Human Trafficking Initiative will be having a half day program on the effects of working on human trafficking cases on first responders and volunteers, whether directly or indirectly involved on a case. This free of charge program will discuss physical and psychological impact of traumatic events that victims of human trafficking experience, the psychological and physical effects of being exposed to trauma and its impact on the delivery of services. Designed to help attorneys, prosecutors, judges, social service providers, mental health services providers, healthcare workers, religious institutions, volunteers and the community at large, the program will include discussion of trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, the signs of traumatic exposure response (also referred to as secondary trauma, vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue, and/or burnout), and the possible negative impacts on their relationship to the injured person and their ability to perform the functions associated with their position.
California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA)
SAVE THE DATE!
The CALCASA Winter TTI 2010 seeks to include a wide range of innovative work across the United States and territories relating to reducing domestic/dating violence, sexual assault and stalking/cyber stalking through practice, research and policy, and judicial/campus law enforcement procedures at colleges/universities.
Battered Women's Justice Project and the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
This training is designed to enhance the skills of police and prosecutors, and their ability to handle some of the most challenging and complicated issues of domestic violence and sexual assault investigation and prosecution.
NOTE: Registration is open to OVW GTEAP (Arrest) Grantees ONLY.
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