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

 

Date/Time: 
05/09/2013 - 8:00am to 05/10/2013 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Montpelier
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Prevent Child Abuse Vermont
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Robin Castle, M.A.
Contact Email: 
rcastle@pcavt.org
Contact Website: 
www.pcavt.org
Description: 

You are Invited to Become a Trainer!If you work with families who have young children, you prevent child sexual abuse every day.  Teaching communication and empathy to both children and adults increases protective factors and decreases the risk of abuse.  This 2-day training will give you the skills to increase parents' and professionals' knowledge of healthy sexuality, teach specific skills to protect children, and support teachers and childcare providers in the implementation of the Care for Kids Program.$475 general fee or $250 for Vermonters

Date/Time: 
02/06/2013 - 8:00am
Location
Address: 

CDCR Training Center
Galt, CA

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Just Detention International
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Nicole de la Torre
Contact Phone: 
202-506-3333
Contact Email: 
ndelatorre@justdetention.org
Description: 

Event Abstract: This full-day training will provide corrections staff with the tools and information to develop victim services programs that are compliant with the new Prison Rape Elimination Act standards. Participants will gain the skills necessary to create a comprehensive, trauma-informed response that includes professionals from medical, mental health, legal, and law enforcement fields.Event Description:A victim-centered response integrates medical and mental health interventions with a robust process of investigating and prosecuting cases. To establish a coordinated response, corrections agencies must have the following: agreements with local rape crisis programs; a staff training curriculum; plans for emergency and long-term medical and mental health care; many ways for staff to intervene in, and for survivors to report cases of sexual abuse; a strategy for implementing the model national protocol for evidence collection; and MOUs with investigating and prosecuting authorities. This training will prepare agencies to put each of these pieces into place.The training will feature dynamic group exercises, expert panels, survivor testimonies, and interactive discussions to encourage the sharing of expertise and strategies. Attendees will also break into small groups based on the type of facility in which they work (prisons, jails, lock-ups, youth and community corrections facilities) to discuss issues that are specific to their detention setting.A training focused on inmate education will be held the previous day on Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at the same location. Participants are encouraged to attend both. For more information click here.Eligibility Requirements:Applicants may apply for this training individually, but are encouraged to apply as part of a team of two or more per agency. Applicant agencies can be from state departments of corrections, jails, juvenile agencies, community corrections agencies, or lock-ups. Agencies can represent federal, state and local levels of government, as well as Tribal authorities. Suggested attendees include: PREA coordinators, incarcerated victim service coordinators, prosecutors, lead investigators, medical and mental health staff, and correctional trainers. Each applicant from a facility will need to complete an application.Supplemental Materials:Please submit the following supplemental materials with your application:

  1. An organizational chart of your agency
  2. Any agency policies pertaining to incarcerated victim services, including the provision of mental and/or medical health care for inmates who have been assaulted (including sexual abuse)
  3. A PREA standards self-assessment (if your agency has completed one)
  4. A PREA standards implementation plan (if your agency has completed one) 

 Registration Deadline: January 18, 2013 by 5pm EST Notification of Acceptance:There is space for approximately 75 individuals to attend this training. Just JDI will review all applications and notify applicants of their acceptance to attend by January 22, 2013. At that time, you will receive information regarding logistics.Cost Disclaimer:This training will be hosted by JDI, and funded through a grant to the National PREA Resource Center (PRC) from the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). While the training itself is free, each participant is responsible for 100% of his/her own expenses (travel, accommodations, meals, and incidentals); no portion of any expenses will be paid for or reimbursed by JDI, PRC or BJA.Lodging Information:JDI has arranged for free lodging at the CDCR Training Center in Galt, CA. Rooms are double occupancy with private bathrooms. Additionally, a block of rooms has been reserved for participants at a nearby Comfort Inn for the government rate of $75, plus tax. Additional lodging details will be provided to applicants on January 22. For questions, please contact Nicole de la Torre at ndelatorre@justdetention.org or (202) 506-3333. 

Date/Time: 
02/05/2013 - 8:00am
Location
Address: 

CDCR Training Center
Galt, CA

 

Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Just Detention International
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Nicole de la Torre
Contact Phone: 
202-506-3333
Contact Email: 
ndelatorre@justdetention.org
Description: 

Event Abstract: This full-day training will provide corrections staff with the tools and information to develop and implement successful inmate education programs that are compliant with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards.Event Description:The training will provide an overview of different inmate education program formats and implementation methods. The training will also address the importance of inmate education programs in maintaining safe facilities, and the impact of institutional culture on such programs. By the end of the training, participants will have gained the necessary skills to establish inmate education programs and develop curricula that meet or exceed the requirements of the PREA standards.The training will feature dynamic group exercises, expert panels, survivor testimonies, and interactive discussions to encourage the sharing of expertise and strategies. Attendees will also break into small groups based on the type of facility in which they work to discuss issues that are specific to their detention setting.A training focused on victim services will be held on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at the same location. Participants are encouraged to attend both. For more information click here.Eligibility Requirements:Applicants may apply for this training individually, but are encouraged to apply as part of a team of two or more per agency. Applicant agencies can be from state departments of corrections, jails, juvenile agencies, community corrections agencies, or lock-ups. Agencies can represent federal, state, and local levels of government, as well as Tribal authorities. Suggested attendees include: PREA coordinators, incarcerated victim service coordinators, prosecutors, lead investigators, medical and mental health staff, and correctional trainers. Each applicant from a facility will need to complete an application.Supplemental Materials:Please submit the following supplemental materials with your application:

  1. An organizational chart of your agency
  2. Any agency policies pertaining to inmate education as it relates to PREA, including the rights of inmates to be free from sexual violence, the agency’s PREA policies, and how to report incidents of sexual abuse.
  3. A PREA standards self-assessment (if your agency has completed one)
  4. An agency PREA standards implementation plan (if your agency has completed one) 

Registration Deadline: Jan 18th, 2013 by 5pm EST  Notification of Acceptance:There is space for approximately 75 individuals to attend this training. JDI will review all applications and notify applicants of their acceptance to attend by January 22, 2013. At that time, you will receive information regarding logistics.Cost Disclaimer:This training will be hosted by JDI, and funded through a grant to the National PREA Resource Center (PRC) from the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). While the training itself is free, each participant is responsible for 100% of his/her own expenses (travel, accommodations, meals, and incidentals); no portion of any expenses will be paid for or reimbursed by JDI, PRC or BJA.Lodging Information:JDI has arranged for free lodging at the CDCR Training Center in Galt, CA. Rooms are double occupancy with private bathrooms. Additionally, a block of rooms has been reserved for participants at a nearby Comfort Inn for the government rate of $75, plus tax. Additional lodging details will be provided to applicants on January 22. For questions, please contact Nicole de la Torre at ndelatorre@justdetention.org or (202) 506-3333. 

Date/Time: 
01/30/2013 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Victim Services SART Center
4210 N. Australian Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33407

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Palm Beach County Victim Services
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Caroline
Contact Phone: 
561-625-2568
Contact Email: 
cpaulhas@pbcgov.org
Description: 

Are you an experience RN with a heart to work with survivors of sexual violence in Palm Beach County?  Palm Beach County Victim Services is sponsoring a 40-hour Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Training Feb 25-Mar1.  To find out more attend the Open House.

Date/Time: 
01/25/2013 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Location
Address: 

Victim Service SART Center
4210 N Australian Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33407

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Palm Beach County Victim Services
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Caroline
Contact Phone: 
561-625-2568
Contact Email: 
cpaulhas@pbcgov.org
Description: 

Are you an experienced RN with a heart to work with survivors of sexual violence in Palm Beach County?  Palm Beach County Victim Services is sponsoring 40-hour Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Training Feb 25-Mar 1st.  To find out more, attend their Open House.

Date/Time: 
01/31/2013 - 8:00am to 02/01/2013 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

The Westin Charlotte
601 S. College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-375-2600

 

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
End Violence Against Women International
Event Contact
Contact Email: 
info@evawintl.org
Description: 

This 2-day training is the first of 3 of three and provides an excellent opportunity for professionals to benefit from the expertise of experienced speakers and educators. This trianing will highlight: 

  • Dynamics: What Does Sexual Assault Really Look Like? 
  • Effective Report Writing: Using the Language of Non-Consensual Sex
  • Interviewing the Victim: Techniques Based on the Realistic Dynamics of Sexual Assault
  • Identifying and Implementing Innovative Investigation & Prosecution Strategies
  • Evidence Assessment, Interpretation & Investigative Impact
  • Threat Assessment & Lethality
  • Dual Assault
  • Interpretation of Injuries
  • Dominant / Primary Aggressor
  • Stalking Personalities and Behavior
  • Safety Planning
  • Challenges & Barriers to the Criminal Justice Response & Victim Services Collaboration  

 Who will benefit:

  • Law Enforcement
  • Prosecutors
  • Victim Advocates
  • Judges
  • Parole & Probation
  • Rape Crisis Workers
  • Medical Personnel
  • Clergy / Faith Community
  • Educators
  • Therapists
  • Public Health Workers
  • Researchers
  • Social Workers  

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