The agenda is now available for our Regional Training Conference in San Antonio, Texas. This 2-day training will be held at the St. Anthony Riverwalk Wyndham Hotelon Wednesday and Thursday, October 2 - 3, 2013. Training TopicsLearn from leading experts on the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and strangulation:
Effectively Recognizing and Responding to Sexual Assault
Overcoming the Consent Defense
Effective Report Writing Using the Language of Non-Consensual Sex
A Paradigm Shift: The Forensic Experiential Trauma Interview
Barriers to Successfully Interviewing Sexual Assault Survivors
Preparing Domestic Violence Cases for Trial
Prosecuting Cases Involving Strangulation
Self Care -- It's all About You!
Sgt. Joanne Archambault, SDPD (Ret.), Executive Director, End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI), President and Training Director, SATI, Inc., Addy, WA
Det. Michael Crumrine, Austin Police Department, Austin, TX
Sgt. Elizabeth Donegan, Austin Police Department, Austin, TX
Dana Nelson, Assistant District Attorney, Travis County, TX
Russell Strand, Chief, Family Advocacy Law Enforcement Training Division, United States Army Military Police School, Fort Leonard Wood, MO
Registration FeeThe registration fee for this conference is $250.
Register by August 9, 2013 to receive a $25 early bird discount
Student registration with identification is $200
Teams with 5 or more get the 5th registration free
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is pleased to present this targeted technical assistance project to strengthen the Office on Violence Against Women’s (OVW) sustainability efforts regarding Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Programs.
Through the provision of free on-site technical assistance, information dissemination and follow-up consultation, this project aims to build sustainable SANE programs by increasing access to information, building SANE program staff capacity and enhancing collaborative efforts between victim advocates and forensic nurses
SAVE THE DATE !!
The Sixth National Sexual Assault Response Team Training Conference will be held in Austin, Texas from May 25 - 27, 2011.
The primary focus of the Training Conference will be to expand the capacity of SARTs to promote health and healing of sexual assault survivors, hold offenders accountable for their crimes, and realize the hope of preventing future sexual violence in their communities.
The training will have an additional concentration on responding to victims of sexual assault in Native American communities.
The Office for Victims of Crime has made numerous scholarships available to encourage attendance at the conference. Registration opens November 2010!
This training is specifically designed for child interviewers who are proficient in Spanish and conduct some or all of their interviews in Spanish. The instruction will be presented in both English and Spanish. Small group work and discussions will be conducted in Spanish only. Background of interviewers may be law enforcement, child protective service workers, or employees of Children's Advocacy Centers.
In this session, you will:
- examine current theories and practice related to the structure of child forensic interviews.
- apply lessons from research and practice with English-speaking children to interviews of children whose first language is not English.
- explore the alternatives for serving Spanish-speaking children and their families in a multi-system process.
- develop and refine interviewing skills during a Child Interview Practicum with Spanish-speaking children.
- identify Spanish words and phrases commonly used in interviews that do not clearly translate into English.
- examine the use of interpreters both with children and within an English-speaking system.
- explore wellness and burnout issues that relate to working with maltreated children.
- learn new approaches to wellness and self-care.
Faculty for this training include Pauline Lucero Esquivel, MA, LMSW, LPCC; Maria Rosales-Lambert; and Linda Cordisco Steele, MEd, LPC; as well as others with expertise in working with Latino populations and child abuse investigations. Registration fee: $949.00
If you have additional questions contact Ericka Pollitt at 256-327-3746 or email@example.com .
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