Date/Time: 
03/16/2010 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
PreventConnect
Description: 

Countering norms that contribute to the production of cultures of violence is a key element of any effort to prevent violence in a lasting, comprehensive way. This web conference will highlight specific strategies and efforts that seek to change norms related to gendered violence. Different norms will be examined with regard to their historical context, distinct challenges, and opportunities for collaborative work

Date/Time: 
03/09/2010 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
PreventConnect
Description: 

Countering norms that contribute to the production of cultures of violence is a key element of any effort to prevent violence in a lasting, comprehensive way. This web conference will highlight specific strategies and efforts that seek to change norms related to gendered violence. Different norms will be examined with regard to their historical context, distinct challenges, and opportunities for collaborative work

Date/Time: 
02/22/2010 (All day) to 03/05/2010 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
RWJF Vulnerable Populations Portfolio
Description: 

This virtual forum will take place from February 22 through March 5. You can participate at any time throughout these two weeks by:

  • Following "A Healthy Conversation about Teen Relationships"
  • Answering any of the board questions on:
    • Identifying and Engaging New Partners
    • Innovation, Insight and Advice
    • Mobilizing Youth to Take Action
    • A Public Health Priority
  • Helping to spread the word about this forum to people you know who care about these issues
Date/Time: 
02/24/2010 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime
Description: 

2 p.m. (eastern time), the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will present a Web Forum discussion with Anne Seymour and Viki Sharp regarding Strategic Planning for Victim Service Leaders.

Ms. Seymour is Cofounder and Senior Advisor of Justice Solutions, a nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C., that specializes in criminal and juvenile justice, crime victims’ rights and services, and community safety. In addition to serving victims for 25 years as a crime victim advocate, she has also helped more than 30 local, state, and national entities to develop strategic plans and authored or contributed to more than 30 OVC publications, including the Strategic Planning Toolkit.

Ms. Sharp has spent 30 years as an advocate for crime victims’ rights and continues to educate and train others during her retirement. As a consultant for the National District Attorneys Association and OVC, Ms. Sharp helped establish and expand victim services throughout the country and provided extensive training in crisis intervention, communication, vicarious trauma, team building, and victimology to law enforcement and victim service providers.

Visit the OVC Web Forum now to submit questions for Ms. Seymour and Ms. Sharp. Learn how to participate beforehand so you are ready for the discussion.
 

Date/Time: 
02/23/2010 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Institute of Justice and the Government Innovators Network
Description: 

This webinar will highlight the latest prevention and intervention research.


Topics of discussion will include:

  • School-based teen dating violence preventive interventions with at-risk youth.
  • The results of health-clinic interventions in reducing teen dating violence, birth control sabotage and sexual coercion.
  • Links between pregnancy and interpersonal violence; ways of improving the lives of pregnant and parenting teens.
  • Exploring ways to prevent teen dating violence and improve the lives of those impacted by teen dating violence.

Ample time will be allocated for audience Q&A.

The discussion will be moderated by Carrie Mulford, PhD, Social Science Analyst at the National Institute of Justice.

The panel includes:

  • David A. Wolfe, PhD - RBC Chair in Children's Mental Health; Director, CAMH Centre for Prevention Science; Professor of Psychology & Psychiatry, University of Toronto
  • Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD - Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, UC Davis School of Medicine
  • Pat Paluzzi, CNM, DrPH - President/CEO, Healthy Teen Network
Date/Time: 
03/11/2010 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
Deakin University’s School of Health and Social Development & Phoenix House
Description: 

Topics will address the categories of primary prevention, secondary prevention, tertiary prevention, and new technology.

Cost is FREE.

To register, please send the following information to Serena Kemsley, Administrator, Phoenix House at SKemsley@phoenixhouse.com.au

  • Name
  • Professional job title (e.g.: counsellor, manager, lecturer, student)
  • Organizational Name (if applicable)
  • Organizational or home address:
  • Country you are located in
  • Phone number
  • Email address

Any questions about the conference, please contact Georgia Babatsikos from Deakin University at Georgia.babatsikos@deakin.edu.au or mobile (within Australia 0425763112 or outside of Australia 61-0425763112) or Kathy Prentice from Phoenix House at KPrentice@phoenixhouse.com.au or (07) 4153-4299 within Australia (61-7-4153-4299 outside of Australia).

 

Date/Time: 
02/10/2010 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Victim Rights Law Center
Description: 

1:30 – 3:00 p.m. EST
Free to all OVW Grantees and their Partners!

This workshop focuses on the legal issues faced by victims of sexual assault who are minors. Participants will learn the legal framework governing how schools respond to sexual assault and the legal educational remedies available to victims. Special attention will be paid to conducting intakes with victims who are minors.

Registration is limited to 50 participants; if you are interested in attending this
teleconference register early!

Date/Time: 
02/11/2010 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Crime Prevention Council
Description: 

On February 11, 2010, from 2 to 3 p.m. ET, the National Crime Prevention Council, in partnership with BJA, will host "The Importance of Conducting Safety and Security Risk Assessments," a campus crime prevention webinar. The webinar will discuss why conducting risk assessments is vital to campus safety and what roles campus officials play in responding to an event to maintain security.

Date/Time: 
02/22/2010 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
Sexual Violence Justice Institute
Description: 

This is the second webinar in a four-part series focused on the Protocol Development Cycle. The series is designed to offer teams tools, strategies, and ideas for their work.

This webinar will explore how multidisciplinary teams can develop a Community Needs Assessment process that cumulates in a written narrative that captures the human and community tragedy of sexual violence.

  • How to weave the victim experience throughout the report
  • How to develop a report that stands out to funders, allies, stakeholders, and persons in leadership positions
  • Examples of finished reports and formats
  • How to use the report to recommend specific system changes
  • Strategies to truly hear from victims
  • Strategies for public forums
  • How to share key report findings
Date/Time: 
01/01/2010 (All day) to 01/31/2010 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
US Department of Justice
Description: 

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. If you suspect an act of human trafficking in your area, you can report a tip to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline at 1-888-373-7888. This national, toll free hotline is available to answer calls from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year.

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