Date/Time: 
06/09/2015 - 9:00am to 06/11/2015 - 12:00pm
Location
City: 
New Orleans
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Resource Sharing Project
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Leah Green
Contact Phone: 
5152447424
Contact Email: 
Leah@iowacasa.org
Contact Website: 
http://www.resourcesharingproject.org/
Description: 

The Resource Sharing Project is providing this exciting 2.5-day training on enhancing sexual assault services exclusively to OVW Rural Grantees that are dual/multi-service agencies. This national conference will bring you together with your rural peers from dual/multi-service advocacy agencies all around the country to discuss concrete strategies for providing innovative services to rural sexual assault survivors. Participants will learn how to use their strengths to craft individualized plans to confront sexual violence in their rural communities through a trauma informed lens. Together, we will identify the barriers in rural communities and build on our strengths to create meaningful solutions for dual/multi-service advocacy agencies. There are only 100 seats available for this conference. 

Date/Time: 
04/06/2015 - 8:00am
Location
City: 
New Orleans
Postal Code: 
70130
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
End Violence Against Women International
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Alison Jones-Lockwood
Contact Phone: 
509-684-9800
Contact Email: 
alison@evawint.org
Contact Website: 
http://www.evawintl.org/Default.aspx
Description: 

EVAWI International Pre-Conference: Trauma-Informed Investigations and ProsecutionsApril 6, 2015Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Date/Time: 
04/07/2015 - 8:00am to 04/09/2015 - 4:30pm
Location
City: 
New Orleans
Postal Code: 
70130
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
End Violence Against Women International
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Alison Jones-Lockwood
Contact Phone: 
509-684-9800
Contact Email: 
alison@evawint.org
Contact Website: 
http://www.evawintl.org/Default.aspx
Description: 

2015 EVAWI International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Campus Responses

April 7th-9th, 2015

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

New Orleans, LA

Date/Time: 
12/08/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ovcproviderforum/
Description: 

On December 8, 2014, at 2 p.m. (eastern time), the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will present a Web Forum discussion with Gabriella Grant, M.A., and Carole Warshaw, M.D., on best practices for incorporating trauma-informed care principles into practice. Ms. Grant is Director of the California Center of Excellence for Trauma Informed Care, where she oversees the Center’s research, program, and professional development, as well as policy analysis activities. She also provides Seeking Safety therapy, a model of counseling to help victims of trauma and abuse improve coping skills. Ms. Grant has trained social services professionals and advocates on topics such as trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. She has worked with criminal justice agencies, the court system, social service agencies, and public health departments to create trauma-informed programming.

Dr. Warshaw is Director of the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health, a project of the Chicago-based Domestic Violence & Mental Health Policy Initiative, of which Dr. Warshaw is Executive Director. She is also an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois and a member of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Advisory Committee on Women’s Services. Dr. Warshaw speaks about domestic violence, trauma, mental health, and psychiatric disabilities nationally and internationally, and has published numerous articles and chapters on these issues.

Visit the OVC Web Forum to submit questions for Ms. Grant and Dr. Warshaw and return on December 8 at 2 p.m. (eastern time) for the live discussion. Go to instructions on how to participate.

Date/Time: 
11/25/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
PreventConnect
Description: 

The term “restorative justice” can have a myriad of meanings for a variety of communities. In this web conference participants will learn what the term means for members of South Asian and immigrant/communities of color. In particular, the role survivors of child sexual abuse play in the process and the links this process has in preventing child sexual abuse.

This web conference is apart of PreventConnect and Ms. Foundation for Women’s third year of the #PowerInPrevention: Ending Child Sexual Abuse Web Conference Series.

Date/Time: 
11/13/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Center for Victims of Crime
Description: 

Join experts from the National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC), Crime Victims Services (CVS), and Social Solutions to learn what research and resources are available to help victim-serving agencies measure their activities and improve their impact.

Susan Howley of NCVC will offer insight into why the victims services field is moving increasingly towards measuring outcomes and delivering evidence-based programming, and what that means for service providers. David Voth of CVS will address how practitioners can contextualize programs in terms of specific outcomes and indicators to help connect staff efforts with participant outcomes, using tools like logic models. Nicole Geller of Social Solutions will address what technological supports exist today to help providers measure those program efforts and improve participant outcomes.

Date/Time: 
12/10/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Just Detention International
Description: 

Transgender men and women are extremely vulnerable to sexual abuse behind bars. What support do transgender survivors need to heal? How can you, as an advocate, make a difference in their lives?
 
Join JDI for our final two webinars of the year — a two-part series for rape crisis advocates who want to provide services to transgender survivors of sexual abuse in detention.

Part 2: On December 10, we will focus on direct advocacy strategies, including legal and systems advocacy. Jennifer Orthwein from the Transgender Law Center will talk about her experience working with transgender survivors in California state prisons and provide an overview of her organization’s advocacy strategies. Earline Budd, an advocate who has provided direct services to transgender inmates in Washington, D.C., will discuss safety planning, systems advocacy, and re-entry planning for incarcerated transgender survivors of sexual abuse.

Learn more about part 1

Date/Time: 
11/19/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Just Detention International
Description: 

Transgender men and women are extremely vulnerable to sexual abuse behind bars. What support do transgender survivors need to heal? How can you, as an advocate, make a difference in their lives?
 
Join JDI for our final two webinars of the year — a two-part series for rape crisis advocates who want to provide services to transgender survivors of sexual abuse in detention.

Part 1: On November 19, we will cover how to communicate effectively with transgender survivors and give an overview of life behind bars for transgender people. Michael Munson, Director of FORGE, will talk about FORGE’s publication Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault and how to adapt the interventions in the guide to a prison setting. Joining Michael as a guest speaker will be Kerri Cecil, a transgender woman, prisoner rape survivor, filmmaker, and activist. 

Learn more about part 2

Date/Time: 
11/08/2014 - 9:00am to 01/10/2015 - 11:59pm
Location
City: 
Charlotte
Postal Code: 
28223
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
UNC Charlotte Center for Wellness Promotion
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Nicole Madonna-Rosario
Contact Phone: 
704-687-7348
Contact Email: 
nmadonna@uncc.edu
Contact Website: 
http://wellness.uncc.edu
Description: 

The Center for Wellness Promotion at UNC Charlotte in collaboration with Northeastern University Center for the Study of Sports in Society will be hosting  the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Training Institute on January 20-22, 2015.  The training is 3 days and costs $500 per person. What is MVP? MVP utilizes a unique bystander approach to empower all individuals to learn safe and healthy ways to confront abuse.  What are MVP Institutes?It’s a 3 day interactive training designed for professional staff and faculty.  It will provide you with the skills necessary to develop, implement and conduct MVP trainings at your institution. Who should attend? College and high school educators who have an interest in violence prevention and education. Space is limited! To register please visit our websitewww.wellness.uncc.edu

Date/Time: 
09/09/2015 - 8:00am to 09/11/2015 - 5:00pm
Location
City: 
Anaheim
Postal Code: 
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Description: 

About the National Center for Victims of Crime

The National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation’s leading resource and advocacy organization for victims of crime. Our mission is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives. We are dedicated to serving individuals, families, and communities harmed by crime.

 

Call for Workshop Proposals

The National Center for Victims of Crime is seeking presenters for its National Training Institute, to be held September 9-11, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Orange County, in Aneheim, CA. Workshops will address a wide range of topics organized into separate conference tracks. Workshops are scheduled for 90 minutes (1.5 hours) in length, unless otherwise specified in the proposal. Accepted presenters will be assigned day and presentation time by the Institute planning committee.

Access the call for proposals.

 

2015 National Training Institute Overview

The National Center is pleased to present the National Center for Victims of Crime 2015 National Training Institute. As in past years, this training will emphasize a multidisciplinary approach to sharing promising practices, current research, and effective programs and policies that are victim-centered, practice-based, and research-informed. Our National Conference is a forum for law enforcement, victim service professionals, allied practitioners, policymakers, and researchers to share current developments and build new collaborations. Conference sessions will highlight practical information to better support services for the wide range of persons victimized by crimes of all types.

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