Date/Time: 
09/14/2010 - 2:15pm
Location
City: 
Washington D.C.
Postal Code: 
20510
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
The Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs
Contact Phone: 
202-224-6884
Contact Website: 
http://judiciary.senate.gov/hearings/hearing.cfm?id=4772
Description: 

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs, has scheduled a hearing entitled "Rape in the United States: The Chronic Failure to Report and Investigate Rape Cases"
 
 

View the hearing online!

Chairman Specter to preside.
By order of the Chairman.
Witness List
Panel I

The Honorable Susan B. Carbon
Director
Office of Violence Against Women
U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, DC

Panel II

Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey
Philadelphia Police Department
Philadelphia, PA

Sara R. Reedy
Butler, PA

Carol E. Tracy
Women's Law Project
Philadelphia, PA

Julie Weil
Jupiter, FL

Scott Berkowitz
President & Founder,
Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network
Washington, DC


Panel III
Lawanda Ravoira
Director
NCCD Center for Girls and Young Women
Jacksonville, FL

Dean G. Kilpatrick, Ph.D.
Distinguished University Professor
Vice-Chair for Education, Department of Psychiatry
Director, National Crime Victims Research
& Treatment Center,
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

Eleanor Smeal
Feminist Majority Foundation
Arlington, VA

Michelle Madden Dempsey
Associate Professor of Law
Villanova University School of Law
Villanova, PA
 

Date/Time: 
01/11/2011 (All day) to 01/12/2011 (All day)
Location
City: 
Washington, DC
Postal Code: 
20004
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Government Training Inc.
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Don Dickson
Contact Phone: 
301-455-5633
Contact Email: 
Don.Dickson@GovernmentTrainingInc.com
Contact Website: 
www.GovernmentTrainingInc.com
Description: 

Workplace Violence Prevention Training!
Learn the true warning signs to look for, not just possible behaviors, as utilized by those responsible for making such determinations to protect the President of the United States. Participants will walk away understanding how they can assess and intervene to prevent potentially violent situations, manage and monitor at-risk individuals, and begin to develop workplace threat-assessment teams and violence prevention programs that are both successful as well as mitigate liabilities.
This conference is primarily intended for professionals working in or for Government Agencies, Law Enforcement and specialized Corporate Security/Risk Managers.
On-Site Training is available!
To request a proposal and schedule a training contact Don Dickson at Don.Dickson@GovernmentTrainingInc.com or call (301) 455-5633.

Date/Time: 
08/08/2010 (All day) to 08/13/2010 (All day)
Location
City: 
Washington
Postal Code: 
20037
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Office for Victims of Crime
Description: 

Who should attend? Victim service providers and allied professionals, including those who work in:

  • • Justice-based programs.
  • • Community/nonprofit organizations/faith-based programs.
  • • Law enforcement.
  • • Mental health programs.
  • • Elder abuse programs.
  • • Hospitals and medical organizations.
     

Who are the instructors? Trainings are delivered by teams of nationally recognized scholars, researchers, and practitioners with hands-on experience.

What trainings are being offered?

Track 1: Foundation-Level Training: For those with less than 3 years of experience, especially for those from states that do not yet have a State Victim Assistance Academy. 3.2 CEUs will be awarded for full participation and completion of all NVAA requirements.

Track 2: Professional Skill-Building Institute: Timely topics that confront victim service providers on a daily basis. 3.4 CEUs will be awarded for full participation and completion of all NVAA requirements.

Track 3: Leadership Institute : Leadership in victim services, staff development, and strategic planning. 3.3 CEUs will be awarded for full participation and completion of all NVAA requirements.

Detailed information on NVAA.

Application Process. The NVAA August 2010 Application  can be downloaded or completed online. Sign up for the mailing list to receive updates about NVAA.

Fees. The Academy fee is $500, which includes classroom materials, all breakfasts and lunches, two dinners, plus daily snacks. A framed certificate of completion is presented to each graduate. See if you are eligible for a Professional Development Scholarship.

Application deadline is July 16, 2010.

Date/Time: 
04/16/2010 (All day)
Location
City: 
Washington
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime
Description: 

OVC annually recognizes individuals and organizations that demonstrate outstanding service in supporting victims and victim services. The award recipients, who are selected from public nominations in eight categories, are extraordinary individuals and programs that provide services to victims of crime. The honorees are announced just before National Crime Victims’ Rights Week commences and honored at the National Crime Victims’ Service Awards.

Date/Time: 
04/15/2010 (All day)
Location
City: 
Washington
Postal Code: 
20062
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime
Description: 

The featured speaker is William C. Kellibrew, IV, a victim advocate and President of the William Kellibrew Foundation, a nonprofit resource for individuals and organizations committed to breaking the cycle of violence and poverty. Also providing remarks are U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr.; Assistant Attorney General Laurie O. Robinson; and U.S. Attorney for D.C., Ronald C. Machen, Jr. (invited).
 

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