Lead by trainer and content consultant Kimberly Womack, DHSc, MSN, ARNP-C, CEN, SANE-A, this 40-hour training provides medical professionals with increased knowledge of sexual assault and the forensic medical exam process as well as practical skills necessary to perform the exam.
The training is geared toward medical professionals: ARNPs, RNs, and physicians. The training will also be valuable to prosecutors, law enforcement officers, victim advocates and crime lab analysts. Topic highlights include: Sexual Assault Response Team Roles Taking the Medical Forensic History Head to Toe Assessment/Forensic Documentation Trauma Identification Evidence Collection and Treatment Court Room Preparation and Testimony.
The training cost is $250 for the full week or $50 per day for individuals. Tuition fees are waved for law enforcement officers from the state of Florida and full tuition scholarships are available to communities within the state of Florida that send a complete Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) consisting of a nurse/physician, a law enforcement officer, a certified rape crisis program victim advocate, and a prosecutor. Scholarships for individual prosecutors are available through the Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association (FPAA).
For information and applications for SART scholarships, please contact Micheala Denny at the FCASV (850) 297-2000. Prosecutors interested in the FPAA scholarship should contact their office directly at (850) 488-3070.
The Safe Society Zone will once again host the National Conference on Sexual Assault in Our Schools. This year’s conference will be held at the Holiday Inn International Drive Resort in Orlando, Florida, from October 26 – 28, 2008. This conference is planning on having sessions dealing with sexual assault and harassment on campus; acquaintance and date rape; sexual violence in our armed forces academies; alcohol and date rape drugs; sexual assault and rape prevention programs; security and safety issues; sexual assault awareness programs; peer groups and peer education; advocacy and survivor services; men’s programs; stalking; dealing with the media; college students dealing with sexual violence; and many other issues dealing with sexual assault and violence in our schools. Concurrent breakout sessions, general sessions, exhibits, and networking opportunities. www.safesocietyzone.com
The Safety Net Team of the National Network to End Domestic Violence
From technology to templates, this free conference will provide various strategies for navigating complex collaborations and innovative partnerships.
-Technology Abuse and Survivor Safety
- Assessing Technology Safety Practices
- Specific Issues for Specific Partnerships
- Data on the Web and in Databases
- Confidentiality and VAWA 2005
-And much more
For OVW grantees who are collaborating, co-locating, and coordinating services for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking, which includes but is not limited to:
-Coordinated Community Response (CCRs)
- Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs)
- Co-locating Advocates, Police, and Others
- Innovative Partnerships
Innovative and collaborative partnerships face various confidentiality issues in regards to technology use, such as:
- Tech Location, Ownership, Use, Security
- Confidentiality Requirements
- Data Collection and Databases
- Protocols and Policies
Please email email@example.com or call 202-543-5566 if you have any questions.
The Safety Net Team of the National Network to End Domestic Violence Fund and the Office on Violence Against Women as part of the Technology, Confidentiality, & Innovative Partnerships TA Initiative
Registration is free but participants can use OVW funds for travel, meal, and hotel costs. Priority will be given to Arrest Grantees, but the conference is open to all grantees depending on available space.
This project was supported by Grant No. 2007-TA-AX-K012 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.
All questions should be directed to The Safety Net Team of the National Network to End Domestic Violence at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-543-5566.
The FCADV Statewide Annual Training Institute committee invites proposals for workshops for its 2009 Annual Training Institute. The workshops should address cultural competency, diversity, anti-oppression, and related issues. Workshops focusing on culturally informed advocacy, services, and interactions with communities of color, the elderly, differently-abled, LBGTQ population, immigrants and refugees, trafficking victims, runaway and homeless youth and other marginalized populations are invited.
This year’s institute will include a sexual violence track sponsored by the Florida Council Against Sexual Violence. Submission of workshop proposals addressing culturally-specific outreach to/and or interventions with survivors of sexual violence are strongly encouraged.
The deadline for submissions will be November 1, 2008 and completed proposals should be sent to email@example.com . If you have any other questions please contact Director of Training at 850-425-2749.
This site is supported by Grant/ Cooperative Agreement No. 1UF2CE002359-01 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.