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

Westin Charlotte Hotel
601 S. College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
 

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI)
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
509-684-9800
Contact Email: 
info@evawintl.org
Description: 

End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) is pleased to announce that we will be holding the first of three 2013 Regional Training Conferences in Charlotte, North Carolina. This 2-day training will be held at the Westin Charlotte Hotel on Thursday, January 31 and Friday, February 1, 2013.These regional training conferences are designed to complement our international conference that we host once a year, as well as our OnLine Training Institute (OLTI) and webinar events, to offer a range of training options for professionals in the field. While the annual conference offers an incredible opportunity to hear from as many as 80 leading experts facilitating 48 workshops and 6 plenary sessions -- we continually receive requests to host regional training conferences on a smaller scale, to address the fundamentals of how to improve the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault and domestic violence. This is consistent with our mission as an organization, which is to inspire and educate those who respond to gender-based violence - with the goal of better supporting victims, holding perpetrators accountable, and ultimately make our communities safer.We encourage you to join us for a cutting edge opportunity highlighting: 

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

Westin Charlotte Hotel
601 S. College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
 

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI)
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
509-684-9800
Contact Email: 
info@evawintl.org
Description: 

End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) is pleased to announce that we will be holding the first of three 2013 Regional Training Conferences in Charlotte, North Carolina. This 2-day training will be held at the Westin Charlotte Hotel on Thursday, January 31 and Friday, February 1, 2013.These regional training conferences are designed to complement our international conference that we host once a year, as well as our OnLine Training Institute (OLTI) and webinar events, to offer a range of training options for professionals in the field. While the annual conference offers an incredible opportunity to hear from as many as 80 leading experts facilitating 48 workshops and 6 plenary sessions -- we continually receive requests to host regional training conferences on a smaller scale, to address the fundamentals of how to improve the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault and domestic violence. This is consistent with our mission as an organization, which is to inspire and educate those who respond to gender-based violence - with the goal of better supporting victims, holding perpetrators accountable, and ultimately make our communities safer.We encourage you to join us for a cutting edge opportunity highlighting: 

  • 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 
Date/Time: 
05/20/2013 - 12:00pm to 05/22/2013 - 3:00pm
Location
Address: 

January 14th & 16th at:
Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown Hotel
500 N. Interstate 35
Austin, TX

January 15th at:
The University of Texas at Austin School of Law
727 East Dean Keeton Street
Austin, TX

City: 
Austin
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
512-471-2886
Description: 

After decades of effective advocacy, policy changes, and direct service provision, myths about violence against women and victim blaming persist and impact the effectiveness of the criminal justice system's response to victims and sirvivors.  Research indicates thta advocates and law enforcement offers are effective expert witnesses, and that they and court personnel can affect change regarding the perceptions of these crimes.  This conference aims to address that gap by providing training to increase the use of expert testimony indomestic violence cases.Early rate registration fee is $300.00.Registration fee is $325.00 after December 13, 2012.Registration fee includes: all workshop sessions, conference materials and continuing education document 

Date/Time: 
11/08/2012 - 8:00am to 11/09/2012 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Prevent Child Abuse Vermont's Offices
94 Main Street, Suite 3
Montpelier, VT

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Prevent Child Abuse Vermont
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Robin Castle, M.A.
Contact Phone: 
802-229-5724
Contact Email: 
rcastle@pcavt.org
Description: 

This opportunity is for professionals working on behalf of young children and families in any setting.  Participants may include staff from family resource centers, early childhood programs, PCA America Chapters, children's advocacy centers, home visitation programs, elementary schools, and domestic violence/sexual assault response & Prevention organizations.The Training the Trainers will certify participants to:

  • Train teachers and/or home visitors to use the Care for Kids Program with children ages 3-8 (PreK-2).

Care for Kids is a comprehensive community approach to fostering healthy sexual development in early childhood which includes training for parents, early childhood educators and for children ages 3 through 8.The adult component promotes understanding of children's sexual development; open communication between adults and children about sexuality; and adult responsibility for the safety and healthy development of children.Children receive education and support to have personal boundaries, communicate and listen to one another respectfully and know the correct names for all of the parts of their bodies.  They engage in developmentally appropriate activities that build protective factors such as communication and empathy.

  • Facilitate a parent meeting for childcare centers/schools that will be implementing Care for Kids
  • Implement Care for Kids in the childcare setting, classroom or home setting
  • Provide on-going technical assistance and support for those implementing Care for Kids
  • Present the 2-hour Nurturing Healthy Sexual Development (NHSD) workshop to those who work with young children and parents of young children.
Date/Time: 
12/05/2012 - 8:00am to 12/07/2012 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Watermark Hotel & Spa
Gold Coast

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Indigenous Health
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
41252347
Contact Email: 
admin@indigenoushealth.net
Description: 

Seats are now getting very limited for the 2012 National Indigenous Health Conference scheduled on the 5th – 7th of December 2012 at the Watermark Hotel & Spa in the Gold Coast. The event committee has invited several international guest speakers to present Indigenous health programs being implemented in Indigenous communities of Canada and New Zealand whom will be sharing various pathways, insights, results of research studies and different models of practice in the field of Indigenous Health.Among the prominent international speakers are the representatives of The Kotahitanga Whanau Ora Collective - a network of four Maori Health, Social Services and Education providers based in South Auckland, New Zealand/Aotearoa which provides services to more than 20,000 peopleand has embarked on a challenging journey to design and transform the way it delivers services to whanau/families through a new family-centred model of care called “Mana Tiaki”.  This model is premised on Maori values and kaupapa (philosophy and platform) and serves to improve the outcomes of families who have significant and multi-faceted needs.  The Kotahitanga Collective will be sharing their insights and are keen to support the overall intent of the conference in promoting indigenous models and approaches to reduce the gap in Indigenous health. Indeed this 3-day event will offer a truly unique experience for all delegates. Attending this event presents an opportunity for workers in the field of Indigenous health to form new alliances and opportunities at the same time gaining an intricate working knowledge of presented successful community programs and efficient strategy implementation. To register for the event, please contact us at admin@indigenoushealth.net or call 41252347. 

Date/Time: 
05/15/2013 - 8:00am to 05/17/2013 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Kansas City Convention Center
 

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Saint Luke's Health System
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
816-932-5100
Contact Email: 
saintlukesconcierge@saint-lukes.org
Description: 

SAVE THE DATE

Date/Time: 
11/14/2012 - 8:00am to 11/16/2012 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Northern Quest Resort and Casino
100 N Hayford Road
Airway Heights, WA 99001

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Bureau of Indian Affairs
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Veronica ToersBijns
Contact Phone: 
505-563-3157
Contact Email: 
veronica.toersbijns@bia.gov
Description: 

The Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services, together with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of the Interior, and the Office of Legal Education, are pleased to announce the co-sponsorship of this training.  This seminar is designed for federal and tribal investigators, prosecutors, and victim witness personnel who work Indian Country child and adult sexual assault crimes. This training will cover applicable federal sexual assault statutes, initial crime scene investigations, interviewing victim and suspects, an overview of medical evidence, trial issues including pre-trial motions, the use of expert testimony, and common defenses. Application Deadline is October 19, 2012.Tuition is free, participant's agency is responsible for travel, lodging and per diem cost associated with attending this program.Fax Application to: Veronica ToersBijns, BIA Training Technician505-563-3090or Scanned applicaitons can be emailed to:veronica.toersbijns@bia.gov  ApplicaAp 

Date/Time: 
01/23/2013 - 8:00am to 01/25/2013 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
San Francisco
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Futures Without Violence
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Monica Arenas
Contact Phone: 
415-678-5519
Contact Email: 
marenas@futureswithoutviolence.org
Description: 

The SOS Institute is an interactive 2.5  days training with six months follow up support on action plans to enhance organizational infrastructure and provide institutional sustainability support for community based organizations working with underrepresented and underserved populations.Application deadline:         November 9, 2012Presented by: U. S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women,in partnership with Futures Without Violence.As a result of the 2.5  days training participants will be better able to:

  • Clarify and incorporate core values to your mission, short, and long term goals.
  • Create planning processes that connect daily workloads with long term goals.
  • Prepare organizational protocols for constructive communication and conflict resolution.
  • Build organizational culture that supports organizational sustainability.
  • Produce an action plan to apply lessons learned and enhance your organization’s sustainability.

 

Date/Time: 
11/15/2012 - 8:00am to 11/18/2012 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
New York, NY

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

Conference Highlights

  • Presentations from speakers from around the globe, including representation from Australia, Canada, Cambodia, Europe, Nepal and New Zealand.

·  Over 50 workshops touching on the latest in research and treatment of male survivors of sexual abuse and their loved ones.·  An opening day roundtable discussion about "Abuse in Sports" featuring professional athletes and advocates working to change the culture of sports in our country.·  Pre-Conference Institutes are scheduled to take place on November 15, and will be conducted by some of the leading experts in the field of Male Sexual Victimization·  Keynote speakers include: Joe Ehrmann (former NFL defensive player, founder, Coach for America), Mike Lew,, MEd, (Author of Victims No Longer and Leaping Upon the Mountains) as moderator for a featured International Panel presentation, Alastair Hilton (Social Work Consultant for First Step Cambodia), Ken Clearwater (National Manager of MaleSurvivors of Sexual Abuse Trust in New Zealand), and Victor Vieth, JD ( Executive Director of The National Child Protection Training Center).

Date/Time: 
11/14/2012 - 8:00am
Location
Address: 

Sheraton Seattle Hotel
1400 Sixth Street
Seattle, WA 98101

City: 
Seattle
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Description: 

The Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities will hold a workshop on Wednesday, November 14, in Seattle, WA.  The purpose of this workshop is to focus on native American Health and how culture is a decisive factor when addressing health inequalities.The topics for the workshop include:

  • Training in cultureal competence
  • Weaving culture into the clinical setting
  • Action in cancer prevention in Communities
  • Action in diabetes prevention in Communities

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