Date/Time: 
11/06/2014 - 9:00am
Location
Address: 

The Universities at Shady Grove- Rockville, Maryland

City: 
Rockville
Postal Code: 
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault with the support of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH)
Description: 

Registration Fee (training materials and lunch)

• General Public: $30
• MCASA Members: $20
• Students:$20

The annual Women of Color Network Conference will feature local and national speakers on various topics of interest, including:

• Media as a Site of Rape Culture and Racial Discrimination
• Online Safety and Security
• Hope in Hashtags: Engaging Communities of Color in Activism & Advocacy Panel

Guest speakers include:

• Debjani Roy, the Deputy Director of Hollaback!, an international movement to raise awareness about and combat street harassment.
• Soraya Chemaly, feminist writer, media critic and activist. She is a regular contributor to Salon, The Huffington Post, Ms. Magazine and CNN.
• Kaofeng Lee, Deputy Director of Safety Net Project at the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)


Through a variety of presentations, the Women of Color Conference will address the harmful and sometimes dangerous effects of popular media on our culture and ways in which social media can be harnessed as a vital tool of empowerment in combating rape culture and racial inequalities. Women of Color and their Allies welcome!

We hope to see you there!

Date/Time: 
11/17/2014 - 8:00am
Location
City: 
Dallas
Postal Code: 
75228
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Dallas Children's Advocacy Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Clare Watkins
Contact Phone: 
214-818-2649
Contact Email: 
cwatkins@dcac.org
Contact Website: 
http://dcac.org/Training/Lecture_series.aspx
Description: 

Join us for A Day with Dr. Sharon Cooper!
 
Dr. Cooper will speak on the topics of Brain Research & Trauma as well as Trafficking & Child Exploitation. She has spent more than 35 years working in the area of child maltreatment, with a particular interest in child sexual exploitation. This training is beneficial to all members of the multidisciplinary team and to CAC staff members.
 
When: Monday, November 17th
8:00am-4:00pm
 
Where: Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center
                5351 Samuell Blvd.
                Dallas, TX 75228
 
Cost:      $99 if registered before November 10th
                $119 if registered after Nov. 10th or at the door
                Lunch is included in cost.
 
Visit the link below for registration and additional information on this training.

Date/Time: 
10/14/2014 - 8:00am to 4:30pm
Location
Address: 

Fleet and Family Support Center
168 Bennion Rd.
Annapolis, MD 21402

 

Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA) & Office for Victims of Crime Trainings and Technical Assistance Center
Description: 

This is a nationwide Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) program designed to train civilian advocates about the current military response to sexual assault so that they can better assist survivors in military-involved cases. Space is limited to 35 participants, please register soon to attend the training.

Date/Time: 
10/21/2014 - 8:00am to 10/23/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Northeastern University

Belvidere Place

101 Belvidere Street

Boston, MA 02115

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Northeastern University’s Center for the Study of Sport in Society
Description: 

MVP Institutes are three-day interactive trainings designed for adults and adult educators. The Institute consists of two phases: during the first phase individuals go through the training as participants. During the second phase participants practice facilitating the MVP curriculum and create MVP implementation plans. Upon completion of the Institute, participants receive a copy of the MVP curriculum and are certified to utilize it with their direct service population. Male and female adult educators and youth service providers are encouraged to attend. The Institute is also open to other adults who are interested in exploring the topic of men's violence against women. Participants are eligible to receive 21 PDP's from the Massachusetts Department of Education. Learn more to register now.

Date/Time: 
12/04/2014 - 8:00am to 12/05/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Philadelphia, PA

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Description: 

This North East regional training is an opportunity for organizations that:•Are geographically located in the United States North East region (CT, DC, DE, MA, ME, MD, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA, VT, WV);•Are community-based;•Are culturally-specific;•Have limited or no experience with OVW grants and other federal funding;•Are 501 (c) 3 Nonprofits or have a fiscal sponsor; and,•Have a commitment to ending domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and/or gender based violence.This regional training will provide attendees with significant opportunities for networking, resource and expertise sharing, and critical discussions to enhance the work and sustainability of community-based and culturally-specific organizations.By the end of the training, participants will be able to: Assess and strengthen their organizational readiness to apply for OVW and other federal funds through aligning mission, values, organizational development and programs; Navigate the federal funding system and identify which grants support their mission; Develop and write compelling grant applications; and Represent their expertise as culturally-specific, community-based organizations.Send an email for any additional questions about this regional training.

Date/Time: 
10/20/2014 - 9:00am to 10/24/2014 - 1:00pm
Location
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Catharsis Productions
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Cara Thaxton
Contact Phone: 
312.243.0022
Contact Email: 
cara@catharsisproductions.com
Contact Website: 
http://www.catharsisproductions.com/
Description: 

Catharsis Productions is hosting a training and you are invited! 

We have one question for you: Are you ready to join the Force of Awesome?

The Force of Awesome Institute is a 4.5 day anti-violence educator training program brought to you by the folks at Catharsis Productions. Our mission is to reinvigorate the training component of the anti-violence movement, imbuing it with energy, data, and skill. This institute will strengthen even the most seasoned trainer and educator.

 

Training Dates: October 20th-24th

Location:          Chicago, IL

Cost:   

Register by September 11th - Institute Fee: $650 plus travel and lodging

Register by October 2nd - Institute Fee: $750 plus travel and lodging

Register after October 2nd - Institute Fee: $850 plus travel and lodging

 

Institute held at Catharsis Productions' offices: 700 N. Green St. Chicago, IL 60642

Institute Lodging at the Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Hotel: 733 W. Madison St. Chicago

Institute rate is $179.00 plus tax • Must book hotel by September 17th

 

There are only 15 available spots, so sign up today!

 

Attached is a FOAI registration form that you can email back to cara@catharsisproductions.com or fax: 312-243-9870 attn. Cara Thaxton

 

Email me today for more information:  cara@catharsisproductions.com

 

More Information about FOAI:

 

The Force of Awesome Institute was designed to change the paradigm of prevention education and educator training programs. Its focus is on enabling educators to develop and hone both their curriculum development and analysis, and provide coaching and direction that profoundly improves their presentation delivery and ability to connect with diverse and challenging audiences. We believe that coaching and fostering analytical ability in a community of trainers to be the core of an effective train-the-trainer model, and one that has been sorely absent from our collective practice.

We are not just creating passionate orators who merely inspire; our educators will have the ability to translate their causes into purposeful, actions that may be immediately taken by their audiences.  Our combined 35 years of training experience will take your skills from good to great. Join us, become a part of the Force of Awesome!

 

Again thanks for your interest & thanks for everything you are doing to make this world a better place!

Date/Time: 
09/09/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Clery Center for Security on Campus
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
http://clerycenter.org/event/2014-09-09-000000/prevention-practice-strategies-campus-partners
Description: 

Presented by National Sexual Violence Resource Center 

The prevention of sexual violence on campus involves many voices and roles. Comprehensive prevention requires partners in every campus role taking action. During this webinar, campus stakeholders from different departments, offices, and programs will learn strategies to effectively practice prevention at colleges and universities.

A recording of the webinar will be available within 48 hours of the event. 

Date/Time: 
10/20/2014 - 9:00am to 10/24/2014 - 1:00pm
Location
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Catharsis Productions
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Cara Thaxton
Contact Phone: 
312.243.0022
Contact Email: 
cara@catharsisproductions.com
Contact Website: 
http://www.catharsisproductions.com/
Description: 

Hey Change Agents!

Catharsis Productions is hosting a training and you are invited!  We have one question for you: Are you ready to join the Force of Awesome?

The Force of Awesome Institute is a 4.5 day anti-violence educator training program brought to you by the folks at Catharsis Productions. Our mission is to reinvigorate the training component of the anti-violence movement, imbuing it with energy, data, and skill. This institute will strengthen even the most seasoned trainer and educator.

Training Dates: October 20th-24th

Location:  Chicago, IL

Cost:   

Register by September 11th - Institute Fee: $650 plus travel and lodging

Register by October 2nd - Institute Fee: $750 plus travel and lodging

Register after October 2nd - Institute Fee: $850 plus travel and lodging

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Institute held at Catharsis Productions' offices: 700 N. Green St. Chicago, IL 60642

Institute Lodging at the Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Hotel: 733 W. Madison St. Chicago

Institute rate is $179.00 plus tax • Must book hotel by September 17th

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There are only 15 available spots, so sign up today!

Attached is a FOAI registration form that you can email back to cara@catharsisproductions.com or fax: 312-243-9870 attn Cara Thaxton

Email us today for more information:  cara@catharsisproductions.com

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More Information about FOAI:

The Force of Awesome Institute was designed to change the paradigm of prevention education and educator training programs. Its focus is on enabling educators to develop and hone both their curriculum development and analysis, and provide coaching and direction that profoundly improves their presentation delivery and ability to connect with diverse and challenging audiences. We believe that coaching and fostering analytical ability in a community of trainers to be the core of an effective train-the-trainer model, and one that has been sorely absent from our collective practice.

We are not just creating passionate orators who merely inspire; our educators will have the ability to translate their causes into purposeful, actions that may be immediately taken by their audiences.  Our combined 35 years of training experience will take your skills from good to great. Join us, become a part of the Force of Awesome!

Again thanks for your interest & thanks for everything you are doing to make this world a better place!

 

Date/Time: 
07/31/2015 - 8:00am to 08/02/2015 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

The Westin Alexandria

400 Courtside Square

Alexandria, VA 22314

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP)
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
http://www.snapnetwork.org/
Description: 

Early bird registeration for SNAP 2015 Conference is available until January 31, 2015.

Date/Time: 
09/18/2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Greater Binghamton Health Center Auditorium

425 Robinson Street
Binghamton, NY 13904-1755

 

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Crime Victims Assistance Center, Inc.
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
http://www.cvac.us/
Description: 

This training is specficially designed for experienced professionals who come in contact with child victims and childhood survivors of sexual abuse, who are also part of or wish to become part of an Multidisciplinary Team (MDT). Topics to be covered during the training include: interviewing a child: the continuum of disclosure through testimony; children beyond normal child behavior; adolescents who recant; and breaking the cultural barriers of multi-generational abuse. Presenters include Jack F. Coyne, MD FAAP, Medical Director of Erie, Niagara, and Genesee County Child Avocacy Center and Eileen Treacy, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor at Herbert H. Lehman College of the City University of New York and Independent Court Expert and Expert Witness. Contact Crime Victims Assistance Center, Inc. for additional questions about the training and for registration.

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