Date/Time: 
02/26/2014 - 8:00am to 02/27/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Keck Center
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Institute of Medicine
Description: 

A 2-day public workshop to explore the relationship between mental health and violence. The workshop will feature invited presentations and discussions with the goal of laying the foundation for progress in improving outcomes with respect to mental health and violence embodied in research, policy change, and program development.Workshop speakers and participants will explore a continuum of approaches to improving both mental health and violence prevention with the objectives of:

  • Arriving at a better understanding of the intersections between mental health and violence, including:
    • The relationships between mental health dysfunction and risks of violence perpetration and victimization as well as the mental health consequences of exposure to violence; and
    • The extent to which improved mental health functioning and improved mental health services can--or cannot--address concerns about violence in society.
  • Exploring a new model for thinking about the intersections of mental health promotion and violence prevention that is useful for improving outcomes.

Location

1130 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
United States

Location

2000 M Street NW, Suite 480
Washington, DC 20036
United States
Phone: 202-467-8700
Fax: 202-467-8701

Online

Phone/Fax

Toll-Free:
800-394-2255
Date/Time: 
06/20/2011 (All day) to 06/22/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Hyatt Regency Washingtion on Capitol Hill

City: 
Washington DC
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Center for Victims of Crime
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Shalini Batra
Contact Phone: 
202-467-8725
Contact Email: 
sbatra@ncvc.org
Contact Website: 
http://www.ncvc.org
Description: 

National Center for Victims of Crime 2011 National Conference

The National Center is pleased to present the National Center for Victims of Crime 2011 National Conference. The 2011 National Conference will be held June 20-22, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. As in past years, this conference will emphasize a multidisciplinary approach to sharing promising practices, current research, and effective programs and policies that are victim-centered, practice-based, and research-informed. Our National Conference is a forum for law enforcement, victim service professionals, allied practitioners, policymakers, and reserachers to share current developments and build new collaborations. Conference sessions will highlight practical information to better support services for the wide range of persons victimized by crimes of all types. Our 2011 National Conference will feature:

  • Over 80 skill-building, research-focused workshops
  • Expert multidisciplinary presenters from across the country
  • Four thought-provoking plenary sessions
  • Networking opportunities with providers from multiple disciplines
  • Information-packed exhibits
     

More information available online

Date/Time: 
07/18/2008 (All day) to 07/23/2008 (All day)
Location
Address: 

The Omni Shoreham

City: 
Washington
Country: 
253
Description: 

NCADV's 30th Anniversary Conference: Building Grassroots Leadership for Social Justice July 18-23, 2008 The Omni Shoreham Washington, DC *With a special Legislative Action Day being held Tuesday, July 22nd Register now via: www.ncadv.org

Location

1612 K Street, NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20006
United States
Phone: 202-682-4140
Fax: 202-682-3984

Online

Location

1025 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
United States
Phone: 202-429-6695
Fax: 831-655-3930

Online

Phone/Fax

Phone:
202-857-9778

Location

2000 M Street NW, Suite 480
Washington, DC 20036
United States
Phone: 202-467-8753
Fax: 202-467-8701

Online

Date/Time: 
04/26/2009 (All day) to 05/02/2009 (All day)
Location
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)
Description: 

National Crime Victims' Rights Week
25 Years of Rebuilding Lives:
Celebrating the Victims of Crime Act.
April 26–May 2, 2009

Each April since 1981, OVC has helped lead communities throughout the country in their observances of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW). Rallies, candlelight vigils, and a host of commemorative activities are held each year to promote victims' rights and to honor crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf.

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