Date/Time: 
04/04/2013 - 9:00am to 04/06/2013 - 6:00pm
Location
Address: 

Rutgers, Newark Campus

City: 
Newark
Postal Code: 
07102
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Rutgers College of Nursing Center for Professional Development
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Dr. Gayle A Pearson
Contact Email: 
cpdn@rutgers.edu
Contact Website: 
http://nursing.rutgers.edu/courses/evaluation-and-treatment-pediatric-sexual-assault-survivor-course-april-2013
Description: 

Prerequisite: completion of SANE Part I. The pediatric sexual assault examiner course is designed for professionals who have responsibility for providing health evaluations for children who are alleged victims of sexual abuse. This educational program is appropriate for registered nurses, physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician’s assistants. The course content will include pediatric growth and development relative to interviewing and disclosures, utilization of the team approach to child maltreatment, role of the provider in pediatric sexual assault, approach to the examination of the child victim of physical and sexual abuse, identification of injury specific to child physical and sexual abuse and documentation and interpretation of findings. The course also includes review of the legal process in child sexual abuse, evidence collection, providing expert courtroom testimony and advocating for the child victim. 

Date/Time: 
03/07/2013 - 9:00am to 03/09/2013 - 6:00pm
Location
Address: 

Rutgers, Newark Campus

City: 
Newark
Postal Code: 
07102
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Rutgers College of Nursing Center for Professional Development
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Dr. Gayle A Pearson
Contact Email: 
cpdn@rutgers.edu
Contact Website: 
https://nursing.rutgers.edu/courses/assessment-and-evaluation-adult-sexual-assault-survivor-course-april-2013
Description: 

Program Fee: $850 Online and Onsite Class (includes extensive Program materials, teaching assistants and lab experience). This course is designed to provide the professional nurse, nurse practitioner or nurse midwife who wishes to practice as a sexual assault  examiner (SANE) or the physician who wishes to refine skills, with a comprehensive educational program. Course content includes how to do the assessment, evaluation and treatment of an adult or adolescent sexual assault survivor. In addition to covering psychosocial aspects of sexual assault, topics will include mechanics and identification of sexual assault injury, forensic concepts, documentation, evidence collection, legal aspects and the role of the provider from initial interventions to courtroom responsibilities. Methods include didactic sessions as well as clinical practice with teaching assistants. A Rutgers certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the program. Selected days are open to social workers, rape crisis personnel, law enforcement and other interested professionals.

Date/Time: 
02/25/2013 - 7:45am to 03/01/2013 - 5:30pm
Location
Address: 

New Orleans Marriott

555 Canal Street.

New Orleans, LA 70130

City: 
New Orleans
Postal Code: 
70130
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Institute for Social Justice/ National African American Drug Policy Coaltion/ Success Institute of America
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Institute for Social Justice
Contact Phone: 
770-808-4340
Contact Email: 
institute_social_justice@yahoo.com
Contact Website: 
https://webservices.ulm.edu/ce/content/national-crime-symposium
Description: 

The National Crime Symposium, hosted by the Institute for Social Justice, will take place from February 25 to March 1, 2013, in New Orleans, LA. Cosponsored by the National African American Drug Policy Coalition and the Success Institute of America, the symposium will focus on building trust between members of the justice system and the communities they serve. Topics include community policing, reentry, gangs, restorative justice, mental health, hate crimes, substance abuse, and bullying. Melodee Hanes, Acting Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, will deliver a keynote address on February 28.

Date/Time: 
04/08/2013 - 8:00am to 04/10/2013 - 12:00pm
Location
Address: 

Sheraton Hotel Downtown Dallas400 North Olive Street

City: 
Dallas
Postal Code: 
75201
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Genesis Women's Shelter & Dallas Police Department
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Becky Park
Contact Phone: 
214-389-7773
Contact Email: 
director@conferencecaw.org
Description: 

Our mission is to provide a national forum to disseminate the highest level of training, information and strategies to professionals who are responders and advocates to victims of crimes against women. We are THE national clearinghouse of best practices for professionals working in the area of crimes against women and addresses issues of victim advocacy, investigation and prosecution of a wide range of crimes committed against women.

Date/Time: 
03/19/2013 - 8:30am to 03/20/2013 - 1:00pm
Location
Address: 

Holiday Inn
Hershey Exit 80, I-81
Grantville, PA 17028

City: 
Grantville
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Terri Klinefelter
Contact Phone: 
814-863-8214
Contact Email: 
tjc136@psu.edu
Description: 

Migrant and immigrant farmworkers face daunting obstacles to good health. Low income levels, occupational and agricultural hazards, and an unfamiliarity with the American healthcare system are just some of the difficulties these workers face. The Rural Migrant and Immigrant Farmworker Health Conference, a two-day conference for agricultural producers, healthcare providers, advocates, educators and policy makers who work or interact with migrant and immigrant farmworkers, will provide important information on agricultural and community health and safety issues, as well as effective health and safety programs for migrant and immigrant farmworkers and their families.This is an excellent opportunity to network and improve your understanding of the issues affecting these vulnerable populations. Make your plans now to attend!Who Should Attend:Farm owners, growers, food producers, agricultural safety professionals, migrant and immigrant advocates, extension educators, physicians, allied healthcare professionals, nurses, health clinic personnel, health educators, nutritionists, dietitians, and Department of Health and Department of Agriculture staffThis program is funded, in part, by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. This conference, the only one of its kind in Pennsylvania, brings together the health and agricultural communities to focus attention on the health and safety needs of migrant and immigrant farmworkers.

Date/Time: 
04/10/2013 - 8:00am to 04/12/2013 - 4:00pm
Location
Address: 

Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center

Marlborough, Massachusetts

City: 
Marlborough
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
MASOC/MATSA
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
MASOC
Contact Website: 
http://www.masoc.net
Description: 

Pre-registration is required for all sessions. Workshop offerings include advanced, intermediate, introductory and all levels. Workshops may also be geared towards specific clientele: pre-school (Presc), latency (Lat), adolescent (Adol), adult and all ages.   

Date/Time: 
03/19/2013 - 8:00am to 03/21/2013 - 12:00pm
Location
Address: 

Nashville Convention Center
601 Commerce Street
Nashville, TN 37203

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence
Contact Phone: 
615-386-9406
Description: 

Keynote Speakers include:Marie Fortune, Founder and Senior Analyst at the Seattle-based Faith Trust InstituteRene Rennick, Vice President fo Programs and Emerging Issues at the National Netowrk to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) in Washington, D.C.Patti Bland, M.A., CDP Plus, 3 specialized tracks:Advanced Track for Mangers and Experienced AdvocatesRural TrackSexual Assault Legal Advocacy Track Workshops Topics Include: 

  • Serving LGTBQ Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • Trauma Informed Care & Vicarious Trauma
  • Serving Male Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Serving Survivors with Substance Abuse Issues
  • Non-Profit Financial Management
  • Working with Children who have Witnessed Domestic Violence
  • Best Practices for First Responders to Sexual Assault
  • Serving Survivors with Mental Health Diagnoses       
  • Grant Writing 
  • And more!
Date/Time: 
04/25/2013 - 8:30am to 04/26/2013 - 3:45pm
Location
Address: 

The Child Advocacy Center at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Pittsburgh, PA

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
The child Advocacy Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Rob Wittman
Contact Phone: 
412-692-8766
Contact Email: 
rob.wittman@chp.edu
Description: 

The Eighth Annual Conference promises another exciting two days of nationally known presenters, innovative ideas, educational sessions and networking.Conference Goals

  • To provide information and skill-building for Child Protection/Welfare Professionals and those concerned about the well-being of our children
  • To provide a forum for sharing information by national and local experts
  • To provide an opportunity for inter-agency staff networking

Featuring

  • Thursday Keynote speaker Christopher Greeley, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Center for Clinical Research and Evidence-Based Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • ANNOUNCING the special addition of a keynote address to Friday's agenda - Al Chesley, former Philadelphia Eagle and University of Pittsburgh football player
  • Ethics Presentation - Benjamin Levi, MD, PhD, Department of Humanities, Penn State College of Medicine
  • Presentation of the 2013 Champions of Hope and Healing awards (winners to be announced)
  • 15 different workshops and skill-building institutes including the PA Task Force on Child Protection, Dancing Classrooms, Medical Evaluation of Child Maltreatment, Accurate Photodocumentation of Abusive Injuries, Building Healthy Communities, Innovations in Treatment/Prevention, Technology for Nonprofits, Maternal Incest and Female Perpetrators, and many, many more!
  • Hear and meet local and national child maltreatment experts
  • Network with colleagues
Date/Time: 
02/28/2013 - 1:00pm
Location
Address: 

Vera Institute of Justice
Herb Sturz-Burke Marshall Conference Center
233 Broadway, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10279

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Vera Institute of Jusctice
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
212-376-3058
Contact Email: 
fasifuddin@vera.org
Description: 

Richard Gartner, training and supervising analyst, faculty, and founding director of the Sexual Abuse Service at the William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Institute, speaks on the long-term effects of boyhood sexual abuse.Dr. Gartner is the author of Betrayed as Boys: Psychodynamic Treatment of Sexually Abused Men and Beyond Betrayal: Taking Charge of Your Life after Boyhood Sexual Abuse. A pioneer in treating sexually abused men, he is a founder and past president of MaleSurvivor.org. He has written op-ed pieces for the New York Times (where he was also the subject of an interview in the “Science Times”), the Daily News, and Newsday; and columns on line at Forbes.com and Psychology Today’s Psychoanalysis 3.0 blog. He has been quoted and interviewed widely in the media, including NPR, London Times; Washington Post; The Nation; Los Angeles Times; 20/20; CNN; CBS; MSNBC; and documentaries on WABC-TV New York. 

Date/Time: 
04/15/2013 - 8:00am to 04/19/2013 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Saint Joseph College
1498 S. College Avenue
Rensselaer, IN 47978
Richard F. Scharf Alumni Field house Presidential Suite

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Jasper County Hospital
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Cheryl Querry, RN SANE-A
Contact Phone: 
219-866-2024
Contact Email: 
cquerry@jchh.com
Description: 

Class Information

  • Confirmation letters will be sent prior to the course dates.
  • Sessions run daily from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm with some evening offerings, breaks will be provided.
  • Registration and pre-test begin promptly at 7:00 am on Monday April 15, 2013.
  • Lunch will be on your own, refreshments will be provided for afternoon breaks.
  • When making travel arrangements, please be aware that classes will adjourn no earlier than 4:00 pm on Friday April 19, 2013 due to scheduled testing.

 Registration and FeesOnline registration begins January 3, 2013

  1. For registration forms please go to www.jchh.com, Jasper County Hospital web site. Under Community tab scroll down and click on S.A.F.E.R. You will be directed to pages with information, printable registration form, and fax number/address for it to be sent to.
  2. Registration deadline March 15, 2013.
  3. Full payment must be sent at the time of registration unless prior arrangements are made with conference coordinator (Cheryl Querry RN, SANE-A, 219-866-2024).
  4. Make checks payable to S.A.F.E.R.
  5. Tuition for medical personnel is $550.00 for a 5-day course. Attendance at all training days and completion of the clinical component is mandatory for successful completion of course and certification.
  6. Tuition for non-medical participants (advocates, prosecutors, law enforcement, etc) is $250.00 for the 5-day course or any days attended.
  7. Tuition for SANE’s who are coming for the two day refresher course is $250.00. Please attach a copy of your original course certificate with the registration.
  8. Registration must be filled out completely; incomplete registrations will not be accepted.
  9. Class size is limited so please register early. Class may fill prior to registration deadline. Registrations will be processed on a first come, first served basis.
  10. Training registrations may be transferred to another person without penalty for this training; however it cannot be transferred to another date. Registration coordinator must be notified.
  11. Please make your own lodging arrangements. The telephone number for the hotel with special pricing of $75/day is listed above; you will need to use that number. Please mention that you will be attending the S.A.F.E.R. training to get the reduced rate.
  12. Course materials will be provided to registered attendees on the first day.
  13. Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse must be in good standing. License number is required with registration. For more information please call 219-866-2024 or 219-866-2073, fax 219-866-9896

Post Course Requirements

  • For RN’s, there are post training clinical requirements that are to be completed in your communities. There will be ample time allotted for completion of these requirements.

 Clinical requirements include the following:

  • 40 hours minimum of post didactic clinical time, including
    • 15 speculum examinations
    • observation of felony criminal trial
    • observing with Law Enforcement in their role
    • consultation with advocacy regarding their role
    • observation/assistance with 3 sexual assault examinations
    • consultation with prosecutor regarding their role

 

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