The Conference begins Tuesday, August 24th at 5:00 p.m. with Registration and a Welcome Reception at 6:00 p.m. Workshops begin Wednesday, August 25th at 8:30 a.m. and run through Thursday, August 26th at 5:00 p.m.
The Marriott Convention Center is offering a special conference rate of $85. Take advantage of this discounted rate by calling reservations at 800-228-9290 or 504-613-2888 and identify yourself as a conference attendee.
The National Children's Advocacy Center would like to invite interested parties to submit an application to present a paper at the 11th National Conference on Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention. All applications must be received by May 14, 2010.
The 12th Annual International Family Justice Center Conference, hosted by the Family Justice Center Alliance, will include discussions on issues related to the handling of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, elder abuse and stalking cases in the context of the Family Justice Center model. The Alliance welcomes law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, shelter staff, community-based victim advocates, civil attorneys, judges, counselors, policy makers, elected officials, board members, survivors, parole and probation officers, rape crisis workers, medical personnel, educators, and all others interested in the future of family violence prevention. The conference faculty includes nationally and internationally recognized subject matter experts, advocates, and survivors.
The National Conference on Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention offers:
A platform to network with professionals passionate about prevention of child sexual abuse and exploitation, including Circle Dialogues, which are a great opportunity for meaningful discussion and community building.
A chance to experience a powerful new prevention tool from Ping Chong & Company: Secret Survivors.
Cutting edge information from expert leaders in the field.
Workshops such as:
How Lessons Learned from the Penn State Scandal Are Improving the Safety of Children in Youth-Serving Organizations
Normative Sexuality Development in Childhood: Implications for Developmental Guidance and Prevention of Sexual Abuse
Breaking the Cycle, Beating the Odds: 12 Step Self Awareness Model (SAM)
The National Plan to Prevent the Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children
A chance to become involved with the National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse & Exploitation.
An opportunity to learn more about a variety of prevention topics in the exciting and fun environment of New Orleans.
This is the pilot year for the Juvenile Justice Leadership Development Institute this July. The Institute's mission is to create the foundation for a more effective juvenile justice reform movement by developing a strong base of well prepared and well trained advocates and organizers who reflect the communities most affected by juvenile justice system practices and policies, with a particular focus on cultivating and supporting leaders of color, youth and family members. Applications will be accepted from people of color, youth with direct system experience, and family members with direct system experience. The Institute will take place in New Orleans, July 11-16, and will involve a year-long mentorship and distance learning components. NJJN will provide transportation to and from New Orleans. Contact: email@example.com.
West Virginia University (WVU) Forensic Science Initiative (FSI)
The 2011 Spring Continuing Education for Forensic Professionals Program will be held March 28-April 2, 2011, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Program will be a week of training with 32 different courses. All courses are FREE and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. The first 100 people who register (1 person per agency location) also receive free transportation. Lodging will be FREE to all approved attendees. The schedule allows attendees to participate in more than one course throughout the week.
The Continuing Education for Forensic Professionals program is offered by the West Virginia University (WVU) Forensic Science Initiative (FSI) in collaboration with the National Institute of Justice. The WVU FSI is an outreach and resource initiative that provides no-cost training to the public sector of the forensic science community. It is made possible with funding from the National Institute of Justice.
How can you make a valuable contribution to human rights in only three days? By attending the 2010 AGM in April 9-11, 2010 in New Orleans! Educate yourself and others by attending panels of speakers consisting of prominent human rights activists, including Gloria Steinem, Bernice Johnson Reagon, and Alice Walker, and meet other Amnesty members and human rights activists from around the country.
The 2010 AGM will be held at the New Orleans Marriott, April 9 - 11, 2010. Hotel reservations at the New Orleans Marriott are $145 a night for double and single rooms.
This Southern Regional Forum will be limited to 32 attendees with 25 advocates from OVW-supported programs and 7 non-OVW funded economic and social justice advocates. OVW grantees will utilize OVW training and travel funds to attend; limited travel and boarding scholarships will be available only for non-OVW grantees accepted to participate in the Regional Forum. All participants MUST be based in organizations located in a Southern State (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, or WV).On April 18, 2013 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and April 19 from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., the Regional Forum will consist of panels, workshops, and brainstorming sessions to develop policy recommendations related to building and strengthening a safety net for women of color survivors in the following five arenas: Institutional bias and affect on services; Advocacy inclusion as part of our work; Re-entry populations; Tribal sexual assault; and, U & T-Visas. The Regional Forum will offer a mix of information-sharing on economic justice and survivors of violence as well as opportunities for contributing to policy recommendations while developing advocacy and leadership skills. During the Southern Regional Forum, attendees will be provided with light morning and afternoon snacks during breaks. To be considered for the pool of attendees, please complete the appropriate OVW or non-OVW advocate application.
n partnership with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) and the High Tech Crime Institute (HTCI) are teaming to deliver the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Special Investigative Techniques (SIT) – Cell Phone Investigation, Collection and Law course at no cost to ICAC Task Force members and other investigators. This course provides crucial skills for investigators and first responders responsible for handling cellular and other mobile devices including effective techniques for properly obtaining, collecting and storing digital media devices and evidence. The three-day, hands-on program will be offered multiple times through fall of 2012 at locations throughout the country. There is no prerequisite for this course; however, participants should have a working knowledge of the Internet and basic computer skills.
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