The CONVERGE! conference will bring together survivors, activists, lawyers, service providers, and academics to reconsider the dominant U.S. responses to gender violence, to build capacity for political mobilization and reform, to share innovative approaches to gender violence, and to promote cross-fertilization and collaboration. Join the CONVERGE! conversation to build a transformative political agenda to refocus U.S. priorities in ways that better address the intersecting inequalities that create and maintain gender violence.
Analyze characteristics of successful cross-sector collaborations that have implemented effective policies, systems, and environmental changes to address the social determinants of health in communities, schools, worksites, healthcare entities, and other settings;
Enhance capacity to create inventive, effective and inspiring strategies to address current and future health education and promotion needs, trends, settings, opportunities and challenges;
Explore participatory approaches involving researchers, practitioners, and/or community members to transform health parity efforts, create new models in the field, or overcome challenges for more effective outcomes;
Examine school-based strategies and school-community collaborations/initiatives designed to improve health literacy, health equity, and overall community health.
The training is geared toward medical professionals: ARNPs, RNs, and physicians and is constructed by adhering to the National Training Standards for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examiners for adults and adolescents. The training will also be valuable to prosecutors, law enforcement officers, victim advocates and crime lab analysts. Courses include both lecture and hands-on skills training. Nursing participants receive 40 CEUs. Florida Council Against Sexual Violence is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Florida Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the Florida Board of Nursing Provider ID Number 50-3103. The course does meet the requirement of the International Association of Forensic Nurses, the certifying body of SANE, that students undergo a 40 hour course before becoming eligible to sit for the national exam.
Are you an experience RN with a heart to work with survivors of sexual violence in Palm Beach County? Palm Beach County Victim Services is sponsoring a 40-hour Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Training Feb 25-Mar1. To find out more attend the Open House.
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.
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.
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