Date/Time: 
05/17/2010 (All day) to 05/19/2010 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront.

City: 
Jacksonville
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Prevent Child Abuse America
Description: 

Prevent Child Abuse America will present the only national level conference devoted to prevention of child abuse and neglect.
For now please get these dates in your calendar and if you have any special registration needs or questions we can answer now please contact Greer Thornton, Conference Services Manager at 312.334.6817 or email her at gthornton@preventchildabuse.org.

Date/Time: 
11/13/2009 (All day) to 11/15/2009 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa in the Walt Disney World® Resort

City: 
Lake Buena Vista
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Safe Society Zone
Description: 

This conference is planning on having sessions dealing with sexual assault and harassment on campus; acquaintance and date rape; sexual violence in our armed forces academies; alcohol and date rape drugs; sexual assault and rape prevention programs; security and safety issues; sexual assault awareness programs; peer groups and peer education; advocacy and survivor services; men’s programs; stalking; dealing with the media; college students dealing with sexual violence; and many other issues dealing with sexual assault and violence in our schools.

Date/Time: 
04/22/2009 (All day) to 04/26/2009 (All day)
Location
City: 
Orlando
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Speaking Out About Rape, Inc.®
Description: 

A retreat for survivors of sexual violence to enhance the healing process by rejuvenating the body, mind, and soul.

Date/Time: 
05/08/2008 - 8:00am to 05/09/2008 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Four Points by Sheraton Tallahassee North1978 Village Green Way

City: 
Tallahassee
Postal Code: 
32308
Description: 

Join us for the 1st SAFEta Regional Training: Creating a Community Protocol for Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations, May 8th and 9th in beautiful Tallahassee Florida! This is a FREE two day training opportunity based on the National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations. The training will benefit medical, legal, law enforcement and advocacy professionals. Community team members who are working to create or enhance existing community medical forensic examination protocols are encouraged to attend. The event will be enhanced by working together with fellow team members. 13.25 Nursing CEUs will be provided for attending the two day event. The faculty for this training opportunity will be experts from multidisciplinary teams around the United States. The Four Points by Sheraton Tallahassee North will be the site of the training, which is a brand new facility in Tallahassee. A block of rooms has been reserved for this function for the special price of $95.00 per night! OVW grantees may be able to use their funds for attendance at this training event. Please consult with your grant manager.

Date/Time: 
05/31/2008 (All day) to 06/04/2008 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Hyatt Regency Hotel Miami

City: 
Miami
Sponsoring Agency: 
American Association of Community Justice Professionals
Description: 

The AACJP Conference will include four main tracks of research and practice.

All-day pre-conference trainings will be offered on Saturday and Sunday, May 31 – June 1, 2008. Conference workshops begin Monday, June 2 and conclude Wednesday, June 4, 2008.

Offender Treatment: Risk and Needs Assessments, Batterer’s Treatment; Sex Offenders; Female Offenders; Victim Offenders, Juvenile Offenders and Substance Abuse.

Re-Entry: Successful In-Jail Programs, Pre And Post Release Programming For Juveniles And Adults, Alternatives To Current Sentencing Systems, And Community Justice.

Family Violence and Chaotic Households: Short and Longer Term Impact on Adult Victims and their Children With Special Emphasis On Successful Interventions

Victim Empowerment: Evidence Based Interventions For Domestic Violence Victims In General And In Specialized Population Groups: Older Victims, Battered Immigrant Victims, Black And Ethnic Populations Including Lethality And Risk Assessments
Training and workshop scheduling:

PRE-CONFERENCE: 15 pre-conference trainings with the option of one or two full day trainings on Saturday May 31, 2008 and/or Sunday June 1, 2008.

CONFERENCE: A total of sixty, 90 minute workshops commencing on Monday, June 2, 2008 and concluding Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 10:00 a.m.

PRICING OPTIONS FOR THE CONFERENCE:

Pre-Conference:
One day Pre-Conference………………… $100
Two days Pre-Conference………………. $200
Conference Only…………………………………………. $350
One Day Pre-Conference and Conference …………….. $425
Two day Pre-Conference and Conference …………….. $500
For further information you can contact Brigitte Winkler at:
Phone: 305-651-8785
Fax: 1-786-272-0495
E-mail: aacjp@advocateprogram.com 

 

Date/Time: 
06/16/2008 (All day) to 06/20/2008 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Deauville Beach Resort

City: 
Miami Beach
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Florida Council Against Sexual Violence
Description: 

FCASV is sponsoring a 40 hour SANE training at the Deauville Beach Resort in Miami Beach, FL June 16-20, 2008.
The lead trainer and content consultant is Kimberly Womack, DHSc, MSN, ARNP-C, CEN, SANE-A.

The training is geared toward medical professionals: ARNPs, RNs, and physicians. The training will also be valuable to prosecutors, law enforcement officers, victim advocates and crime lab analysts.

Training topic highlights:

Sexual Assault Response Team Roles
Taking the Medical Forensic History
Head to Toe Assessment/Forensic Documentation
Trauma Identification
Evidence Collection and Treatment
Court Room Preparation and Testimony

The training cost is $250 for the full week or $50 per day. Full tuition scholarships will be given to any community that sends a team consisting of a nurse/physician, law enforcement officer, rape crisis program victim advocate and prosecutor.

Contact Grace Frances at gfrances@fcasv.org  or 888-956-7273 to register. On-line registration forms will be available shortly.

Make your hotel reservations by May 5, 2008 for the $90 conference room rate. Contact the Deauville Beach Resort directly at (305) 865-8511 or (800) 327-6656 and use group reservation code: FNVWS08, or make reservations on line at http://www.deauvillebeachresort.com/.
Click on the group reservations link and enter the password FNVWS08.

 

Date/Time: 
06/17/2008 (All day) to 06/20/2008 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Deauville Beach Resort

City: 
Miami Beach
Postal Code: 
33141
Description: 

We have an outstanding line-up of keynote speakers and workshops: Anna Salter, Ph D—What Works: Reducing Sexual Offending Dr. Salter will address how different sex offender management and treatment methods succeed or fail in reducing recidivism. She will examine the impact of more severe sanctions, incarceration vs. probation, longer sentencing and intensive supervision in lowering the number of sexual crimes. Michelle Garcia, MPP—Stalking and Sexual Violence Ms. Garcia will present on the connection between stalking and sexual assault, exploring both pre-and post-assault stalking. She will discuss ways in which this information impacts our responses to victims and how recognizing the intersection of stalking and sexual assault can contribute to greater offender accountability and decreased victim blaming. Workshop highlights include: * Sexual Assault Services for the Deaf Community * Fatherhood and Family Violence: Listening to Immigrant Fathers in South Florida * Poverty, Housing & Sexual Violence * Domestic Violence in the Haitian Community In addition attendees can attend free Wellness Day sessions on June 17th.

Date/Time: 
06/17/2008 (All day) to 06/20/2008 (All day)
Location
City: 
Miami Beach
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Florida Network of Victim Witness Services & The Florida Council Against Sexual Violence
Description: 

Florida Network of Victim Witness Services & The Florida Council Against Sexual Violence
2008 Sexual Violence and and Victim Services Conference:http://www.fnvws.org/Victim%20Assistance%20Training

Date/Time: 
10/06/2008 (All day) to 10/10/2008 (All day)
Location
City: 
Bradenton
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Florida Council Against Sexual Violence
Description: 

FCASV 40 hour SANE training in Bradenton, FL, October 6-10th.

Lead by trainer and content consultant Kimberly Womack, DHSc, MSN, ARNP-C, CEN, SANE-A, this 40-hour training provides medical professionals with increased knowledge of sexual assault and the forensic medical exam process as well as practical skills necessary to perform the exam.

The training is geared toward medical professionals: ARNPs, RNs, and physicians. The training will also be valuable to prosecutors, law enforcement officers, victim advocates and crime lab analysts.

Training topic highlights:
Sexual Assault Response Team Roles
Taking the Medical Forensic History
Head to Toe Assessment/Forensic Documentation
Trauma Identification
Evidence Collection and Treatment
Court Room Preparation and Testimony

The training cost is $250 for the full week or $50 per day for individuals.

Scholarship Information:

Full tuition scholarships are available to communities within the state of Florida that send a complete Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) consisting of a nurse/physician, a law enforcement officer, a certified rape crisis program victim advocate, and a prosecutor. Law enforcement officers can attend the training for free. Scholarships for individual prosecutors are available through the Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association (FPAA).
 
For information and applications for SART scholarships, please contact Micheala Denny at the FCASV (850) 297-2000. Prosecutors interested in the FPAA scholarship should contact their office directly at (850) 488-3070.

 

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