Date/Time: 
05/25/2011 (All day) to 05/27/2011 (All day)
Location
City: 
Austin
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
SANE-SART Resource Service, Minneapolis MN
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Sexual Assault Resource Service
Contact Phone: 
612-873-2434
Contact Email: 
admin@sartconference.com
Description: 

SAVE THE DATE !!
The Sixth National Sexual Assault Response Team Training Conference will be held in Austin, Texas from May 25 - 27, 2011.
The primary focus of the Training Conference will be to expand the capacity of SARTs to promote health and healing of sexual assault survivors, hold offenders accountable for their crimes, and realize the hope of preventing future sexual violence in their communities.
The training will have an additional concentration on responding to victims of sexual assault in Native American communities.
The Office for Victims of Crime has made numerous scholarships available to encourage attendance at the conference.
Registration opens November 2010!

Date/Time: 
11/01/2010 (All day) to 11/02/2010 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Hotel
4545 W. John Carpenter Freeway

City: 
Irving
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Arte Sana
Description: 

A national gathering of Latin@ victim advocates, prevention specialists, survivors, and allies promoting the engagement of Latin@s as agents of change in addressing gender-based violence, celebrating our collective leadership en los movimientos.

Register Now and take advantage of the Early Bird registration of $195 until April 30, 2010 (Standard rate: $245).

The Westin Hotel is offering a special group rate for Nuestras Voces Conference attendees; however availability is limited so early reservations are strongly encouraged! Westin DFW Airport

A Bilingual Conference
The Nuestras Voces Conference offers attendees the opportunity to learn about timely issues affecting Latin@ victim advocacy as well as successful grassroots engagement strategies and programs. It includes a complete workshop track in Spanish for those interested in upgrading their Spanish-language presentation skills and learning how others address SA and IPV issues en español. The Topics and Presenters

Attendees are invited to participate in a collective art installation: un altar para el Día de los Muertos.
 

Date/Time: 
04/27/2010 (All day) to 04/29/2010 (All day)
Location
Address: 
Crowne Plaza San Antonio - Riverwalk 111 Pecan Street East San Antonio, TX 78205 1-210-354-2800
City: 
San Antonio
Postal Code: 
78205
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Family Justice Center Alliance
Description: 

The Family Justice Center Alliance welcomes law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, shelter staff, community-based victim advocates, civil attorneys, judges, counselors, policy makers, elected officials, board members, survivors, parole and probation officers, rape crisis workers, medical personnel, educators, and all others interested in the future of family violence prevention. National and international speakers will share their expertise in the area of domestic violence, child abuse, elder abuse, sexual assault and funding. This conference will focus on training matter within the contexts of leadership, accountability to survivors, guiding principles and promising practices in the rapidly evolving national and international movement toward Family Justice Centers and other approaches to co-located, multidisciplinary services for victims of family violence and their children. The conference will also include practical, hands-on training for police officers, prosecutors, advocates, and medical professionals in the day to day handling of domestic violence cases.

Date/Time: 
02/09/2010 (All day) to 02/10/2010 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Holiday Inn San Antonio-Riverwalk
217 North St. Mary’s Street

City: 
San Antonio
Postal Code: 
78205-2303
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime-Training and Technical Assistance Center
Description: 

Instructors: Anne Seymour & Viki Sharp

This workshop will provide participants with hands-on experience developing a strategic plan for their organization. The training will draw from the information contained in OVC’s Strategic Planning Toolkit. Following this training, participants would be invited to request specialize technical assistance from OVC TTAC to help them implement their comprehensive strategic plan. Topics for this training include:

  • Steps for strategic planning
  • Getting your organization ready
  • Determining where you want your organization to go
  • Putting the plan into action, and
  • Communicating and marketing your plan
Date/Time: 
11/01/2010 (All day) to 11/02/2010 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Hotel

City: 
Dallas
Sponsoring Agency: 
Arte Sana
Description: 

SAVE THE DATE!

A national gathering of Latin@ victim advocates, prevention specialists, survivors, and allies promoting the engagement of Latin@s as agents of change in addressing gender-based violence, celebrating our collective wisdom and leadership en los movimientos.

 
Register now and take advantage of the Early Bird registration of $195 until April 30,
2010 (Standard rate: $245).

Group rates are also available.
The Westin Hotel is offering a special group rate for Nuestras Voces Conference attendees; however
availability is limited so early reservations are strongly encouraged!

Date/Time: 
02/22/2010 (All day) to 02/23/2010 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Sheraton Hotel

City: 
Dallas
Sponsoring Agency: 
Prevent Child Abuse Texas
Description: 

"Make Prevention Your Priority"
A statewide Conference designed to offer quality training and information on topics and model programs of interest to leaders in child abuse prevention: social workers, counselors, educators, child care and youth workers, law enforcement personnel, medical & legal professionals, foster parents, child welfare board volunteers, elected officials, and other interested child advocates. Participants may attend their choice of a variety of workshops on child abuse and neglect prevention and educational programs or may select workshops for specialized training credits and professional development.
Featured Speakers:

Bruce Perry, MD, Ph.D.

Dr. Perry is the Senior Fellow of the Child Trauma Academy, a not-for-profit organization which promotes innovations in service, research and education in child maltreatment and childhood trauma. Dr. Perry has been an active teacher, clinician and researcher in children's mental health and the neurosciences holding a variety of academic positions. A focus of his work has been the development of innovative clinical and systemic programs and practices based upon emerging concepts regarding child development and neurodevelopment. These programs are in partnership with multiple sectors of the community and in context of public-private partnerships which help catalyze systemic change within the primary institutions that work with high-risk children such as child protective services, mental health, public education and juvenile justice.

Angelo Giardino, MD, PhD, MPH

Dr. Giardino is the medical director of Texas Children's Health Plan, a clinical associate professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, and an attending physician for the Texas Children's Hospital's forensic pediatrics service at the Children's Assessment Center in Houston, Texas. He graduated summa cum laude from Temple University and earned his MD and PhD at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Giardino completed his residency and fellowship training in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Giardino co-authored " Child Abuse, a Quick Reference for Healthcare, Social Service, and Law Enforcement Professionals".

Sgt. Bill Davis (Ret.)

Bill Davis is a 36-year veteran of the Beaumont Police Department.  During his tenure he spent twenty years with the Juvenile Division and the Sex Crimes Unit, specializing in child abuse in child abuse and sex crimes investigation.  He has investigated over 7000 child abuse and sex crimes incidents.  As a lecturer he has presented to over 170,000 people and published in state and national publications. Sgt Davis has been involved with preventing child abuse and the PCAT Conferences for over twenty years. He also authored the book " So Innocent yet So Dead".

Date/Time: 
02/24/2010 (All day) to 02/26/2010 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Sheraton Dallas Hotel

City: 
Dallas
Sponsoring Agency: 
The National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan (NPEIV)
Description: 

National Summit on Interpersonal Violence and Abuse Across the Lifespan: Forging a Shared Agenda

Goals for 2010 Summit:

  • Identify gaps and issues facing the field of interpersonal violence prevention
  • Integration of research, practice and policy to affect public awareness
  • Training/mentoring, community action/capacity building
  • Speakers, workshops, papers and poster session focusing on:
    • Children Exposed to Violence
    • Child Maltreatment
    • Intimate Partner Violence
    • Sexual Violence
    • Teen / Youth Violence
    • Community Violence
    • Substance Abuse
    • Diverse / Cross Cutting Issues
    • and much more.....
  • Moving from dialogue to action
  • Cost-effective conference with state-of-the-science information
  • Networking and collaborating emphasized
  • Multidisciplinary and multicultural strategies
  • Up to 19 hours of CE provided by the Institute on the Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT)

The Summit is an event of the The National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan, an overarching group of organizations, agencies, coalitions and groups that embrace a national, multi-disciplinary and multicultural commitment to violence prevention across the lifespan.

LIMITED REGISTRATION SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
Please contact:
Malou Indon
Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma
858-527-1860 x 4270
mindon@alliant.edu

REGISTER NOW AND SAVE!
ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS FEBRUARY 19, 2010
Agenda and Online Registration

DISCOUNTED ROOM RATE AT SHERATON DALLAS HOTEL
Address: 400 North Olive Street, Dallas TX 75201/ Ph: (214) 922-8000
Rate: $ 119 + taxes (Single or Double)

ONLINE RESERVATION or call: 1-888-627-8191(Reference: National Summit on Violence and Abuse)

DISCOUNTED AIRPORT- HOTEL SHUTTLE
National Summit on Interpersonal Violence and Abuse attendees will receive the rate of $15 per person one way or $28 roundtrip by either using the ONLINE RESERVATION or calling 1-800-258-3826 and referencing group code: CMBG3

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Summit Conference
Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma
10065 Old Grove Road, Suite 101
San Diego, CA 92131
858-527-1860 x 4030
ivatconf@alliant.edu
www.npeiv.org

 

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