"From Theory to Practice" Training in NYC January 19-21, 2011
Registration Deadline: Dec 10, 2010
Men Can Stop Rape (MCSR)’s comprehensive “From Theory to Practice” Training has equipped thousands of professionals and activists in engaging men and boys to prevent sexual and dating violence. This January 2011, MCSR will hold two "From Theory to Practice" trainings – one in DC (January 5-7) and the other in New York City (January 19-21). Topics that will be addressed include: social change theory as it relates to preventing gender-based violence, the application of MCSR’s Strength Campaign to communities, public speaking strategies, engaging men and boys, the intersections between oppressions, and bystander intervention strategies. Upon completion of the training each participant will receive a 50+ page training manual (includes presentation and facilitation guides), access to a network of professionals in this field, and discounts for future trainings and for our public awareness materials. Our trainings only allow for 20-25 participants so register online now!
VIBS Family Violence & Rape Crisis Center/Stony Brook University Medical Center/Stony Brook University School of Nursing
VIBS Family Violence and Rape Crisis Center, in collaboration with Stony Brook University Medical Center and the School of Nursing is pleased to offer the first SANE/SAFE training program on Long Island (NY). This comprehansive 40 hour course will offer instruction on how to provide a medical assessment and collect forensic evidence in cases of adult or adolescent sexual assault or rape, eligibility to become a NYS SAFE, 40 CEU's, and a free course text and manual. This training is anticipated to recieve New York State Department of Health accreditation on or around October 1st, 2010.
Something very special happens when families, people in recovery, and professionals meet together to learn at our conference. Every year, participants say they’re filled with new energy, insight and knowledge. Translation? They’re better able to care for themselves, their loved ones and their patients. This year’s conference, with a focus on Recovery, will be no exception! Register online now. Discounted rates if you register before July 31, 2010! Get ready to be inspired by the most sought after experts from around the globe!
Keynote speaker: Naomi Wolf, “Creating a Culture for Recovery that Defies
Family Panel, moderated by Ovidio Bermudez, MD “Rebuilding Relationships”
SPARK stands for Sexualization Protest: Action, Rebellion, Knowledge
The SPARK summit is an exciting day-long event with the purpose of igniting a movement for girls' rights. Participants will have the opportunity to speak out, push back on the sexualization of girls, learn, and have fun with one another!
The SPARK Summit will bring together girls and media professionals, thought leaders and funders, researchers and activists – and will serve as a national call to action and campaign for change. As a first step towards building a broader coalition, a convening was held in May, thanks to generous funding from the NoVo Foundation. Participants included the Ford Foundation, Girls Inc, the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, and the APA, which will be a part of the summit’s policy/research committee.
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