The National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault presents
Expanding the Network - A Regional Workshop on “Addressing Sexual Assault in Communities of Color” Monday, December 8 – Tuesday, December 9, 2014 Indianapolis, Indiana
Application Deadline: November 12, 2014. Space is limited so please respond ASAP!!!
The National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault (SCESA) is launching the “Expanding the Network” Project to enhance the capacity and increase the number of Communities of Color (COC) organizations engaged in culturally relevant approaches to addressing sexual assault.
As part of this effort, SCESA will be hosting a Regional Workshop sponsored by the U. S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. The regional workshop will provide information to Communities of Color organizations* who are interested in increasing their capacity to engage their communities and craft strategies addressing sexual assault.
*Communities of Color organizations are defined as organizations led by and primarily for Asian/Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Latina(o) and Native American communities.
This regional workshop is for Communities of Color organizations who:
are interested in starting an anti-sexual assault program; or
have attempted to create an anti-sexual assault program but need further assistance; or
currently struggling to effectively maintain an anti-sexual assault program
How much: There is no charge to attend the regional workshop. SCESA is able to provide some support for travel costs associated with participating in the regional workshop. If you need assistance, please let us know when you fill out the application.
Indiana Department of Corrections, INCASA, and MRNISO
Join the Indiana Department of Corrections, INCASA, and MRNISO at Indiana’s only statewide conference focused on sexual violence issues. Last year over 400 professionals were in attendance. Don't miss out on 2014. This year’s conference offers sessions addressing victim issues, offender treatment, medical and mental health promising practices, investigation and prosecution strategies and emerging trends in primary prevention.Highlights include a keynote address by Tena Dellaca-Hedrick, human trafficking survivor. Tena, a victim's advocate at Victory Noll will speak to her experiences and her life changing encounter with Alaska’s worst serial rapist and murder, Robert Hansen. Noted Forensic Nurse Examiner, Dr. Jenifer Markowitz will present multiple sessions on effective and ethical testimony and other Advanced SANE topics. Other presentations include: HIV prophylaxis medication options, human trafficking assessment, sex offender treatment, juvenile sex offender management, community violence prevention, and working with victims & offenders with disabilities.For Conference Information contact Kassandra Adams at email@example.com. To find out about becoming an Exhibitor at the conference contact Janet Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org
Confirmation letters will be sent prior to the course dates.
Sessions run daily from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm with some evening offerings, breaks will be provided.
Registration and pre-test begin promptly at 7:00 am on Monday April 15, 2013.
Lunch will be on your own, refreshments will be provided for afternoon breaks.
When making travel arrangements, please be aware that classes will adjourn no earlier than 4:00 pm on Friday April 19, 2013 due to scheduled testing.
Registration and FeesOnline registration begins January 3, 2013
For registration forms please go to www.jchh.com, Jasper County Hospital web site. Under Community tab scroll down and click on S.A.F.E.R. You will be directed to pages with information, printable registration form, and fax number/address for it to be sent to.
Registration deadline March 15, 2013.
Full payment must be sent at the time of registration unless prior arrangements are made with conference coordinator (Cheryl Querry RN, SANE-A, 219-866-2024).
Make checks payable to S.A.F.E.R.
Tuition for medical personnel is $550.00 for a 5-day course. Attendance at all training days and completion of the clinical component is mandatory for successful completion of course and certification.
Tuition for non-medical participants (advocates, prosecutors, law enforcement, etc) is $250.00 for the 5-day course or any days attended.
Tuition for SANE’s who are coming for the two day refresher course is $250.00. Please attach a copy of your original course certificate with the registration.
Registration must be filled out completely; incomplete registrations will not be accepted.
Class size is limited so please register early. Class may fill prior to registration deadline. Registrations will be processed on a first come, first served basis.
Training registrations may be transferred to another person without penalty for this training; however it cannot be transferred to another date. Registration coordinator must be notified.
Please make your own lodging arrangements. The telephone number for the hotel with special pricing of $75/day is listed above; you will need to use that number. Please mention that you will be attending the S.A.F.E.R. training to get the reduced rate.
Course materials will be provided to registered attendees on the first day.
Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse must be in good standing. License number is required with registration. For more information please call 219-866-2024 or 219-866-2073, fax 219-866-9896
Post Course Requirements
For RN’s, there are post training clinical requirements that are to be completed in your communities. There will be ample time allotted for completion of these requirements.
Clinical requirements include the following:
40 hours minimum of post didactic clinical time, including
15 speculum examinations
observation of felony criminal trial
observing with Law Enforcement in their role
consultation with advocacy regarding their role
observation/assistance with 3 sexual assault examinations
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, The Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault, & Gender Violence is a movement to increase awareness that men can and will stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence. Men will literally walk in women’s high heeled shoes. This event encourages men to make the world a safer place by preventing rape, sexual assault, and gender violence and gives men the opportunity to publicly demonstrate their courage and commitment to preventing gender violence.
Multicultural Efforts to End Sexual Assault (MESA)
Its time to prevent sexual violence against farm worker and low wage immigrant worker women. The goal of this educational event is to raise consciousness and promote social action about the sexual violence experienced by farm worker and low-wage immigrant worker women. Participants will have the opportunity to create artwork on white bandanas which will be displayed at the Purdue Latino Cultural Center throughout the month of April. The event will also feature an educational workshop and the opportunity to join a social action group to prevent sexual violence and harassment against farm worker an low wage immigrant women.
Confernece Theme: Building Alliances for Social Change YOU SHOULD ATTEND THIS CONFERENCE IF YOU ARE A:
Rape Crisis Victim Advocate, Probation Officer, School Board member, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, Mental Health Professional, Program Administrator, Prevention Educator, Dept of Corrections Staff, Court Appointed Special Advocate, Parent, Foster Caregiver, Campus Security, Child Protective Service Agent, College Professional, Someone Affected by Sexual Violence, Law Enforcement Officer, Volunteer, Foster Care Provider, Therapist School Administrator, Nurse, Prosecutor, Criminal Justice Professional, Student, Teacher in school system, CAC Staff, DCS Staff, Youth Advocate, Court Staff, Victims Assistance, Investigator, Anyone Interested in Building Alliances
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