Date/Time: 
04/23/2008 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location
Address: 

Web-Forum

Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime
Description: 

On April 23, 2008, at 2 p.m. (eastern time), in recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, OVC will present a Web Forum discussion with Lucia Zuniga and Joan Meunier-Sham on best practices for implementing Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) programs.

Visit the OVC Web Forum now at http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ovcproviderforum to submit questions for Ms. Zuniga and Ms. Meunier-Sham and return on April 23 at 2 p.m. (eastern time) for the live discussion. Go to http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ovcproviderforum/asp/participate.asp for instructions on how to participate.

No registration is required, so joining the OVC Web Forum online community is easy. Visit now to make connections that can change the lives of the victims you serve.
 

Date/Time: 
04/23/2008 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location
Address: 

Web-Forum

Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime
Description: 

On April 23, 2008, at 2 p.m. (eastern time), in recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, OVC will present a Web Forum discussion with Lucia Zuniga and Joan Meunier-Sham on best practices for implementing Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) programs.

Visit the OVC Web Forum now at http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ovcproviderforum to submit questions for Ms. Zuniga and Ms. Meunier-Sham and return on April 23 at 2 p.m. (eastern time) for the live discussion. Go to http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ovcproviderforum/asp/participate.asp for instructions on how to participate.

No registration is required, so joining the OVC Web Forum online community is easy. Visit now to make connections that can change the lives of the victims you serve.
 

Date/Time: 
05/19/2008 (All day) to 05/22/2008 (All day)
Location
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Prevent Child Abuse America
Description: 

The only national conference focused on the prevention of child abuse and neglect through a variety of strategies including home visitation, research, parent education, public policy and advocacy, parent leadership, and integrated services for family support.

Come for the high-quality education and networking opportunities with a diverse array of professionals and volunteers in the fields of child abuse prevention, family support, child development and wellbeing, child/family advocacy, parent education, family violence prevention, and more!

The last PCA America conference offered nationally renowned keynote speakers, standout sessions, workshops and countless opportunities for peer-to-peer exchange. This year's conference planning committee is hard at work planning another stellar line-up of leading edge education and skills-building so attendees can acquire new tools and strategies to support families and children. Program highlights will be announced in late Fall 2007.
 

Date/Time: 
05/29/2008 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Location
Address: 

Webinar event

Sponsoring Agency: 
WATCH
Description: 

Join WATCH on Thursday, May 29th at 11:30am CST (9:30am PST, 10:30am MST, 12:30pm EST) for Court Monitoring 101. This webinar training should be helpful for groups that are investigating the feasibility of establishing a court monitoring program. Topics will include identifying staffing needs, evaluating court monitoring resources, assessing community support, defining cases and courts to be watched, and initial funding strategies.
A webinar is a seminar transmitted over the web. All you need is a phone line and access to the internet. Upon registration you will be provided with access codes.
 $35 for National Association of Court Monitoring Program

Date/Time: 
06/15/2008 (All day)
Description: 

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day provides an opportunity to share information about the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of persons in later life.

Date/Time: 
06/16/2008 (All day) to 06/17/2008 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Government Conference Centre 2 Rideau Street Ottawa, Ontario

Country: 
43
Sponsoring Agency: 
International Network for Prevention of Elder Abuse & Canadian Network for Prevention of Elder Abuse
Description: 

A Two Day Conference Organized by the International Network for Prevention of Elder Abuse & Canadian Network for Prevention of Elder Abuse

Date/Time: 
06/24/2008 - 2:00pm to 06/25/2008 - 12:00am
Location
Address: 

web conference

Sponsoring Agency: 
Prevention Connection
Description: 

This web conference is a repeat of the popular web conference held on May 14, 2008. Different guests will discuss turf issues in violence against women prevention.
Effective prevention efforts involve many partners from different sectors, disciplines and organizations. While these partners agree on the end goal of preventing violence against women, many conflicts may arise, including those associated with "turf." As part of Prevention Connection's focus on the Building Coalitions and Networks, this web conference will explore how to overcome struggles over turf in violence against women prevention partnerships.

Date/Time: 
06/24/2008 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Sponsoring Agency: 
Witness Justice
Description: 

Helga West, President & CEO of Witness Justice, will be presenting a training session on "Trauma 101- Trauma and Trauma Informed Care" This introductory session will provide a basic understanding of the nature and impact of trauma and trauma-informed care and is geared for service providers of all types. The session aims to help service providers recognize trauma and provide an understanding of how and why trauma is a common experience for survivors of violence, abuse, neglect, disaster, terrorism, and war.
The one hour training session is $75.00 per participant. For more information on the training session please email
v-training@witnessjustice.org  or call (301) 846-9110.

Date/Time: 
06/24/2008 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location
Address: 

teleconference (time is in eastern standard time)

Sponsoring Agency: 
Women of Color Network
Description: 

WOCN’s "Call To Action For Young Women
Of Color And Leadership" teleconference seeks to create a space for young women of color to identify the needs and challenges faced by young women of color advocates in the anti-violence movement, and opportunities for success. The teleconference will be hosted on June 24, 2008 at 1-3 pm EST.

Purpose of the call: To organize a national task force of young women of color to develop an action framework of strategies to better foster
1) outreach and a culture of inclusion of young women of color advocates in the anti-violence movement;
2) support emerging leadership and intergenerational
approaches across disciplines; and
3) sustainability and lasting effective change.

If you have any questions, call 800-537-2238, ext. 137 or email Angela sutton at as@pcadv.org .

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