Join fellow law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, victim advocates, judges, crisis workers, criminalists, crime scene investigators, physicians, nurses, forensic examiners, and EMS personnel for this cutting-edge conference. We will focus on a broad array of emerging forensic practices, including sexual assault, interpersonal violence, human trafficking, ballistics, strangulation, and child and elder abuse in both an urban and rural environment.This year’sconference is designed to provide a multidisciplinary, interactive, and joint educational opportunity regarding promising practices when working with victims of violence. Topics will include working with multidisciplinary teams and learning to consider all of the forensic implications on the street, in health care settings, and in the court room. Since violence is a health care crisis, we will focus on approaching forensic issues in a collaborative, coordinated, compassionate, competent, caring, victim-centered process.For more information click here.
Fort Hays State University is hosting its fifth annual Kansas Women's Leadership Conference next month.
The conference is scheduled for April 1 in Hays and features two keynote speakers. Jackie Stiles, the Kansas native who led the Missouri State University women's basketball team to a Final Four appearance 10 years ago, will give one keynote address.
The Hutchinson News reports that the other keynoter will be Bonnie Dow, chair of the communication studies department at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.
The event will also include a march by men from the Fort Hays Interfraternity Council to call attention to the issues of rape, sexual assault and gender violence.
DoVES is a domestic and sexual violence resource center that includes a safe shelter. This Lunch N Learn is part of a monthly community awareness campaign we are doing. This month the Lunch N Learn topic is Date Rape. Come learn valuable statistics, how to help a friend in crisis, and about how DoVES helps sexual assault survivors. Hope to see you there!
DoVES is a domestic and sexual violence resource center that includes a safe shelter. We are doing a Clothesline Project this year for Sexual Assault Awareness month. If you would like to donate a shirt, please contact us at 1-913-367-0365. Thank you so much!
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