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.
The FCASV Sexual Violence Training Summit will feature a film series in addition to keynote addresses from nationally renowned speakers Roger Canaff, Esq, Rev. Becca Stevens, and Santa Molina, LCISW and 24 workshops on a wide variety of topics.
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.
SCOPE is an independent, not-for-profit membership association for prevention educators and professionals. SCOPE embraces an ecological, inclusive, holistic, feminist, public health, evidence-based and multi-disciplinary vision of prevention.
To effectively promote the aims of the prevention community, SCOPE members deeply examine the causes of violence, health and safety risks within society — including hate, intolerance, apathy, gender bias, racism, homophobia, stigmatization of mental health, objectification of the human body, ignorance, predation and discrimination — to foster effective, interconnected, strategic prevention.
School and College Organization for Prevention Educators
The vision for the SCOPE Annual International Conference will break the mold for current conferences in every way:
Instead of themes, the conference will feature topical tracks that allow attendees to focus on advocacy, alcohol abuse, bullying, bystander intervention, diversity, drug abuse, eating disorders, harassment, hazing, mental health, peer education, primary prevention, relationship/domestic/intimate partner violence, research, sexual assault, sexuality, sexual health, social norms, stalking, suicide and tobacco.
There will also be designations for each presentation as:
2. primary prevention
3. secondary prevention
7.phases of prevention
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