The conference planning committee invites presentations, workshops, symposia, and professional posters that offer advanced research studies, innovative policy/practice solutions, or advocacy strategies that address legal issues for individuals, families, and communities.
Topics may include innovative practice and policy reform efforts that advance social and economic justice and equality. This includes clinical and community responses to interpersonal and structural violence across the lifespan (‘offenders’ and/or ‘victims’); mass incarceration; inter-professional and interagency collaboration; culturally responsive trauma informed care; clinical assessment and treatment using the DSM-5; criminal, family, juvenile, and restorative justice policies and interventions; family and community mediation; mitigation in capital cases; specialty courts; child, adolescent, adult, and elder welfare; end of life issues; forensic mental health and substance abuse interventions in correctional or community settings; custody vs. care ethical dilemmas, risk management for service providers, forensic education and criminal justice advocacy.
This year’s conference presentations also will be considered for publication in the Journal of Forensic Social Work.
To submit a proposal and for additional conference information please visit our website: www.nofsw.org
The purpose of this training program is to train local civilian victim advocates on building effective partnerships with local military installations to enhance and extend the system of support for sexual assault victims in the military. With the knowledge gained through this training process and their own expertise in sexual assault, local civilian victim advocates will be able to serve as knowledgeable resources to military installations.To prepare for the 2014 series of training events, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) through its Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) and in collaboration with the Department of Defense (DoD) Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO), have updated the training curriculum to reflect FY2013 DoD data and new victim assistance related programs and policies.
Welcome to the 5th year of the only Sexual Freedom Summit – the event where all of the personal and political elements of the sexual freedom movement come together. And this year, 2014, brings you even more of the fabulous discussions, trainings, networking events, and extended Institutes than ever before.Attend from Thursday, August 14, 2014 for four fabulous days, thru Sunday, August 17, 2014, to share information, experiences, and strategies to use in the fight for human rights and sexual freedom.They'll talk about the denial of our identities, relationships and families, the undermining of our health care, and reduction of our access to sexuality education, as well as the criminalization of our sexual expression and pleasure.But they'll also be talking about how to create the change they want to see in these and other areas.Many ideas, CEs, CLEs, tons of topics, one goal: to affirm sexual freedom as a fundamental human right.
Sponsored by the Feminist Majority Foundation, the 2014 National Young Feminist Leadership Conference will provide young activists with the opportunity to network, grow their knowledge on pertinent domestic and global feminist issues, and fine-tune their organizing methodology. Join young feminist activists from around the nation as we discuss issues including (but definitely not limited to) reproductive justice, eco-feminism, intersectionality and identity-based activism, campus organizing tactics and methods, violence against women, ballot measures and political organizing, social media and web-based activism, and global women’s rights and health.Learn more.
April is national sexual assault awareness month. 1 of out 6 women and 1 out of 33 men are affected by this awful tragedy. Well in honor of the survivors around the world, we’re going to PARTY and shake it Zumba® style so they know they are not alone! Bring your teal, a friend and your smiles!
Awesome instructor line-up!
Sorry, childcare is not available for this event.
Tickets are a $10 donation in advance or $15 at the door. Donations are accepted.
Proceeds goes to local, state and national sexual assault advocacy non-profit organizations including but not limited to RCASA, VSDVAA & RAINN.
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