Massachsetts Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers
Welcome to the 12th Annual MASOC/MATSA conference. This year's conference will be held on April 7 (full day intensive training), April 8th (preconference), and April 9th (conference) at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel and Trade Center. In the last three years, the conference has sold out, so please register early.
This year they are adding a full day of intensive training for people who want to have an in depth look at important developments in this field. There will be full day workshops for those working with adults and those who focus on children and adolescents with sexual behavior problems. For more details on each day’s events see the conference agenda. The full conference brochure is also available for download in PDF format.
The prices for this year's conference are:
Full Day Intensive: $125
Conference day: $75
Discount for two days ($10 discount)
Discount for three days ($25 discount)
Qustions, contact email@example.com or call Diane Langeilier at (413) 540-0712 X14.
Office for Victims of Crime-Training and Technical Assistance Center
This course is designed for victim service providers and allied professionals who develop and deliver training but do not have a formal background or extensive experience in adult education or instructional design. This interactive training helps participants build the knowledge and practical skills they need to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate quality-training programs. During the training, participants will apply new concepts and skills by developing a lesson plan for a training for their agency. In this training, participants will:
Learn the basic principles of adult learning.
Explore a range of training techniques and activities that meet the needs of those with different learning styles.
Prepare a lesson plan for a one-day training course that includes goals, objectives, a content outline, and an outline of activities.
Hone presentation skills by learning how to organize lectures and apply five principles of effective communication.
Examine ways to facilitate training, create a positive learning environment, and ensure productive group activities.
The Rape Crisis Center of Central Massachusetts, YWCA of Central Massachusetts / Daybreak, & Girls, Inc. of Worcester
Taking Steps is a 5k Walkathon that supports survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence in Worcester County and promotes prevention of violence against women and children. Funds raised are shared among organizations within Central Massachusetts that are in the forefront of providing advocacy, counseling, shelter, safety and education. Your participation directly helps victims of sexual assault and domestic violence, their families, friends and communities.
Fourth Annual Walk for Change
Sunday, April 5, 2009
Lace up your sneakers and come join the crowd!
Strength in numbers * Inspiration * Hope Healing * Action
Our 2009 Goals:
*$100,000 to support BARCC services
*A giant step forward in ending sexual violence Here's why people Walk for Change: For yourself "Walking last year with all those people showed me that I am not alone and that there are people out there who want to help" For someone you know "When my friend was raped, I didn't know what I could do to show her I supported her until I heard about the Walk" For your community "I knew sexual assault happened on campus, I just didn't know what to do. One of my friends told us about the walk, so we decided to form a team."
This 1-day workshop offers advanced clinical skills for trauma-informed evaluation, treatment planning/contracting, clinical supervision/consultation, and more. This is a hands-on clinical skills training for working with clients who have been exposed to significant trauma or loss. Participants should be mental health professionals (or grad students/interns) with an active psychotherapy caseload
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