Date/Time: 
07/26/2008 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
International Association of Forensic Nurses
Description: 

July 26, 2008 is the POSTMARK deadline for the September 21, 2008 test at the IAFN Annual Scientific Assembly in Dallas, Texas.
You can download a testing application from the IAFN web site at this link: http://iafn.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=210

Testing sites can be found at the following link: http://iafn.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=7 

One of your IAFN member benefits is discounted testing application fees!

 

Date/Time: 
08/16/2008 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
International Association of Forensic Nurses
Description: 

You can download a testing application from the IAFN web site at this link: http://iafn.org/displaycommon.cfm?n=1&subarticlenbr=210

Testing sites can be found at the following link: http://iafn.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=7  

One of your IAFN member benefits is discounted testing application fees!
 

Date/Time: 
06/18/2010 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NJCASA)
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
NJCASA
Contact Phone: 
609.631.4450
Contact Website: 
https://app.etapestry.com/cart/NJCASA/default/index.php
Description: 

Christopher Mallios from AEquitas will be joined by Sgt. Chonda Rosario, Advocate Sailume Walo and Forensic Nurse Farkhanda Farooqi from the Sexual Assault Response Team in Hudson County, New Jersey. They will share their theories and practices regarding how to formulate an effective multidisciplinary approach to cases of sexual assault while serving the needs of the survivor as well as the needs of the criminal justice system.
Reistration information:
$50.00 for 3 people per NJCASA Sexual Violence Program Member and Students
$65.00 for 2 people per Allied Member Organization and Public.
Register online!
**NJCASA is now accepting ALL registrations online! Even if you are NOT paying with a credit card, you must still register online by selecting the “Free” pricing option. For multiple registrants, simply fill in the individual names in the Comments section on the Checkout page**
 

Date/Time: 
01/27/2010 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime and OFfice on Violence Against Women
Description: 

On January 27, 2010, at 2 p.m. (eastern time), in commemoration of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), in coordination with the Office on Violence Against Women, will present a Web Forum discussion with Suzanne Koepplinger, M.A., and Alexandra (Sandi) Pierce, Ph.D., on best practices for assisting American Indian victims of sex trafficking. Ms. Koepplinger is the Executive Director of the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center, which provides social services and education to American Indian women and their families. She is of Canadian Mohawk and European ancestry, and has a background in international project development, communications, domestic violence advocacy, and fundraising. Dr. Pierce is an adjunct faculty member of the Sociology Department and the Master’s Program in Community Psychology at Metropolitan State University in Minnesota and is the principal investigator and author of Shattered Hearts: The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of American Indian Women and Girls in Minnesota. She is of Seneca and European descent and the senior consultant for Othayonih Research and Evaluation Services LLC.

Visit the OVC Web Forum now to submit questions for Ms. Koepplinger and Dr. Pierce and return on January 27 at 2 p.m. (eastern time) for the live discussion. Learn how to participate beforehand so you are ready for the discussion.
 

Date/Time: 
01/19/2011 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
OVW
Contact Phone: 
http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ovcproviderforum/
Description: 

On January 19, 2011, at 2 p.m. (eastern time), the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will present a Web Forum discussion with Mollie Ring on best practices for serving child victims of sex trafficking. Ms. Ring is the Director of Anti-Trafficking Programs at the Standing Against Global Exploitation (SAGE) Project, a nonprofit organization working to end the commercial sexual exploitation of children and adults. She coordinates direct services for domestic minor and international victims of human trafficking and leads outreach, training, and public education efforts. She also oversees technical assistance initiatives for local, regional, and national partners. Prior to joining SAGE in 2008, Ms. Ring served as a consultant to the United Nations Children’s Fund’s Evaluation Office and the United Nations Development Programme.

Date/Time: 
02/10/2010 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Victim Rights Law Center
Description: 

1:30 – 3:00 p.m. EST
Free to all OVW Grantees and their Partners!

This workshop focuses on the legal issues faced by victims of sexual assault who are minors. Participants will learn the legal framework governing how schools respond to sexual assault and the legal educational remedies available to victims. Special attention will be paid to conducting intakes with victims who are minors.

Registration is limited to 50 participants; if you are interested in attending this
teleconference register early!

Date/Time: 
04/22/2010 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Sponsoring Agency: 
Department of Defense’s Centers of Excellence (DCoE) for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury
Description: 

While reports of sexual assault within the military have been on the rise, the majority of victims remain silent due to a variety of reasons to include stigma and shame. This is not unique to the military, but is a national problem. This webinar will explore the reasons that service members may not report; spotlight national and local support and counseling resources; and provide best practices for preventing sexual assault and sexual trauma.

Speakers:
Dr. Susan McCutcheon
Director, Family Services
Women’s Mental Health and Military Sexual Trauma
Veterans Health Administration
Department of Veterans Affairs
Dr. Kaye Whitley
Director, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO)
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness
Department of Defense

To register, to be added to the distribution list or for more information, email DCoE.MonthlyWebinar@tma.osd.mil
 

Date/Time: 
09/21/2009 - 8:00am to 09/25/2009 - 4:30pm
Location
Address: 

Good Samaritan Health System
4th and Walnut Streets

City: 
Lebanon, PA
Postal Code: 
17042
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Good Samaritan Health System
Description: 

Audience Registered Nurses, Physicians, Physisican Assistants and Nurse Practitioners interested in becoming a Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner. Objectives 1. Be familiar with the sexual assault forensic examination process. 2. Understand the dynamics of sexual assault. 3. Discuss the role of the SAFE or SANE (sexual assault forensic nurse examiner). 4. Explain the goals and objectives of the forensic interview process post sexual assault or rape. 5. Utilize a forensic evidence kit and the chain of evidence. 6. Document evidence collected. 7. Discuss the necessity of accurate and concise documentation including photography. Presenter Suzanne L. Rotolo Sue has been a Registered Nurse since 1980. From 1981 until 1994, she worked at Inova Fairfax Hospital in the Emergency Department. In 1991, she became the coordinator and founder of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program to provide forensic examinations of adult patients reporting a sexual assault in Fairfax County. This was the first SANE program in the state of Virginia. Sue is a founding member of the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) and the Virginia Chapter of IAFN. She is nationally certified as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner for Adults/Adolescents and Pediatrics and is also as a Certified Forensic Nurse. She has published over 15 articles and research related to sexual assault issues. She received her PhD in Nursing in 2009. Cost $500 for all five days, which includes course handouts. Cafeteria on site. Local restaurant list and directions will be provided. Hotels If needing lodging for the conference, discounted rooms are being held at the Hampton Inn. Reservations can be made by calling (717) 665-6600 Program Questions Please contact: Kevin Shovlin Nurse Manager Emergency Department (717) 270-7736

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