Office for Victims of Crime-Training and Technical Assistance Center
Instructors: Anne Seymour & Viki Sharp
This workshop will provide participants with hands-on experience developing a strategic plan for their organization. The training will draw from the information contained in OVC’s Strategic Planning Toolkit. Following this training, participants would be invited to request specialize technical assistance from OVC TTAC to help them implement their comprehensive strategic plan. Topics for this training include:
Steps for strategic planning
Getting your organization ready
Determining where you want your organization to go
A national gathering of Latin@ victim advocates, prevention specialists, survivors, and allies promoting the engagement of Latin@s as agents of change in addressing gender-based violence, celebrating our collective wisdom and leadership en los movimientos.
Register now and take advantage of the Early Bird registration of $195 until April 30,
2010 (Standard rate: $245).
Group rates are also available.
The Westin Hotel is offering a special group rate for Nuestras Voces Conference attendees; however
availability is limited so early reservations are strongly encouraged!
"Make Prevention Your Priority"
A statewide Conference designed to offer quality training and information on topics and model programs of interest to leaders in child abuse prevention: social workers, counselors, educators, child care and youth workers, law enforcement personnel, medical & legal professionals, foster parents, child welfare board volunteers, elected officials, and other interested child advocates. Participants may attend their choice of a variety of workshops on child abuse and neglect prevention and educational programs or may select workshops for specialized training credits and professional development. Featured Speakers:
Bruce Perry, MD, Ph.D.
Dr. Perry is the Senior Fellow of the Child Trauma Academy, a not-for-profit organization which promotes innovations in service, research and education in child maltreatment and childhood trauma. Dr. Perry has been an active teacher, clinician and researcher in children's mental health and the neurosciences holding a variety of academic positions. A focus of his work has been the development of innovative clinical and systemic programs and practices based upon emerging concepts regarding child development and neurodevelopment. These programs are in partnership with multiple sectors of the community and in context of public-private partnerships which help catalyze systemic change within the primary institutions that work with high-risk children such as child protective services, mental health, public education and juvenile justice.
Angelo Giardino, MD, PhD, MPH
Dr. Giardino is the medical director of Texas Children's Health Plan, a clinical associate professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, and an attending physician for the Texas Children's Hospital's forensic pediatrics service at the Children's Assessment Center in Houston, Texas. He graduated summa cum laude from Temple University and earned his MD and PhD at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Giardino completed his residency and fellowship training in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Giardino co-authored " Child Abuse, a Quick Reference for Healthcare, Social Service, and Law Enforcement Professionals".
Sgt. Bill Davis (Ret.)
Bill Davis is a 36-year veteran of the Beaumont Police Department. During his tenure he spent twenty years with the Juvenile Division and the Sex Crimes Unit, specializing in child abuse in child abuse and sex crimes investigation. He has investigated over 7000 child abuse and sex crimes incidents. As a lecturer he has presented to over 170,000 people and published in state and national publications. Sgt Davis has been involved with preventing child abuse and the PCAT Conferences for over twenty years. He also authored the book " So Innocent yet So Dead".
Identify gaps and issues facing the field of interpersonal violence prevention
Integration of research, practice and policy to affect public awareness
Training/mentoring, community action/capacity building
Speakers, workshops, papers and poster session focusing on:
Children Exposed to Violence
Intimate Partner Violence
Teen / Youth Violence
Diverse / Cross Cutting Issues
and much more.....
Moving from dialogue to action
Cost-effective conference with state-of-the-science information
Networking and collaborating emphasized
Multidisciplinary and multicultural strategies
Up to 19 hours of CE provided by the Institute on the Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT)
The Summit is an event of the The National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan, an overarching group of organizations, agencies, coalitions and groups that embrace a national, multi-disciplinary and multicultural commitment to violence prevention across the lifespan.
LIMITED REGISTRATION SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma
858-527-1860 x 4270
DISCOUNTED AIRPORT- HOTEL SHUTTLE National Summit on Interpersonal Violence and Abuse attendees will receive the rate of $15 per person one way or $28 roundtrip by either using the ONLINE RESERVATION or calling 1-800-258-3826 and referencing group code: CMBG3
Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma
10065 Old Grove Road, Suite 101
San Diego, CA 92131
858-527-1860 x 4030
The theme for this year’s conference is Leading the Change: Advocacy in Action. In addition to the general workshops, there will be specialized trainings in primary prevention, diversity and volunteer management.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
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