Dallas Children's Advocacy Center and the Dallas Police Department
This conference provides training for professionals in government and nonprofit agencies—law enforcement, child protective services, social work, children's advocacy, therapy, and medicine—who work directly with child victims of crime.
Dallas Children's Advocacy Center & Dallas Police Department
A nationally and internationally-recognized conference for professionals from the fields of law enforcement, prosecution, child protective services, social work, children’s advocacy, therapy, and medicine who work directly with child victims of crime.2013 is the 25th anniversary of the Crimes Against Children Conference. We are planning a very special conference to celebrate this milestone. Registration is open!Aaron Fisher is this year's keynote speaker.
Two part event entitled “Elephant in the Room” in Downtown Fort Worth.
“Breakfast with Leaders”
An open invitation to local leaders be it legislative, religious, educational and community, to talk about the “Elephant in the Room”. We will be addressing sexual violence and talking about contemporary trends in anti-sexual violence law. Invite is also open to local law enforcement agencies, attorneys and other groups that would be impacted by pending or recently passed legislation.
We will also highlight local agencies and organizations that offer services and programs to aid and support those in need.
An art exhibit featuring local artist including painters, photographers, sculptures, poets & musicians.
This will be a relaxed but passionate exhibit of art in its many beautiful forms all to express the hearts of victims, survivors & overcomers… giving hope, grace and empowerment to all.
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence & The University of Texas at Austin
A training designed for attorneys, domestic violence service
providers and professionals who are interested in being
considered as expert witnesses in court cases involving
Training at a Glance:
?? Presenters have substantial experience as expert witnesses in court cases involving domestic violence. The training will address the issues listed below, include case studies and allow participants to evaluate an expert witness on the stand.
?? Role of advocates and expert witnesses
?? Types of cases where expert witnesses are beneficial
?? Immigration issues
?? Writing reports for court
?? Rules of evidence and what is discoverable
?? How to position yourself as an expert witness
?? Ethical considerations as an expert witness
?? Federal laws
?? NEW section on expert witnesses in child custody cases
The training is on Monday, January 12 from 9 am until 5:30 pm and Tuesday, January 13 from 9 am until 3:30 pm.
Please make travel arrangements to stay to the end of the
training. Transportation will be provided from the hotel to the training site each day.
Registration is $225.00. The deadline is December 22, 2008. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided both days. More information is available at http://www.ncdsv.org/expertwitness_dv.html.
??CEUs for social workers and CLEs for attorneys will be available.
?? Lodging is available at the Courtyard Austin Downtown/Convention Center (300 East 4th Street) at the special rate of $97, plus applicable taxes. Reservation information is
available at http://www.ncdsv.org/expertwitness_dv.html. Reservations are due by December 14, 2008.
The Crime Victim Conference Alliance (CVCA) is a conglomerate of 17 agencies and individual community advocates in the Brazos Valley that work together all year to plan, organize, finance and facilitate the Every Victim, Every Time Conference. Our conference is hosted in April of each year during National Crime Victims' Rights Week. The mission of the CVCA is to provide quality, low cost training in order to increase the knowledge of professionals responding to victims of violent crime. They strive to offer an inexpensive conference that provides the opportunity for both individuals and agencies to attend without financial burden. The CVCA advocates for victims of crime by educating the professionals working directly with victims such as law enforcement, prosecutors, community advocates, mental health professionals, probation departments, the medical community and many others.
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