Date/Time: 
03/06/2011 (All day) to 03/10/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Airport Hilton Hotel

City: 
Austin
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Texas Association Against Sexual Assault
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Texas Association Against Sexual Assault
Contact Phone: 
(512)474-7190
Description: 

At this year’s conference TESSA seeks to go “Beyond the Margins” and explore ways to serve all Texans, not just the people who traditionally walk through our doors. It challenges us to see who is missing and what we can do to be more inclusive. Beyond the Margins also signifies our desire to look further than our normal playbook and expand our minds to better meet the needs of all Texas communities. In addition to the general workshops, there will be specialized trainings in primary prevention, diversity, leadership/administration, technology, advanced clinical and volunteer management.
 

Date/Time: 
06/06/2012 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Location
Address: 

Scranton Cultural Center
420 North Washington Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Justice 4 PA Kids; Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence; Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Justice 4 PA Kids; Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence; Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
Description: 

The National Center for Victims of Crime, in conjunction with FACSA (Foundation to Abolish Child Sex Abuse), Justice 4 PA Kids, Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, and the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence, will be offering a free training seminar for criminal justice practitioners, victim advocates, mental health therapists and other allied professionals.  The seminar, Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in Pennsylvania, will explore how victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, child sex abuse, drunk driving, homicide, workplace violence, terrorism, nursing home abuse, and financial and property crimes can use civil lawsuits to obtain justice, hold responsible parties accountable, prevent future crimes, and obtain the financial resource victims need to rebuild their lives.  The program will cover resources and strategies for victims considering civil lawsuits, and will include a panel of attorneys to answer specific questions of Pennsylvania law.

Registration Form: 
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: 
05/09/2012 (All day) to 05/11/2012 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Hyatt Regency Sarasota
Sarasota, FL

City: 
Sarasota
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Florida Council Against Sexual Violence
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Florida Council Against Sexual Violence
Contact Phone: 
850-297-2000
Contact Email: 
info@fcasv.org
Description: 

The FCASV Sexual Violence Training Summit will feature a film series in addition to keynote addresses from nationally renowned speakers Roger Canaff, Esq, Rev. Becca Stevens, and Santa Molina, LCISW and 24 workshops on a wide variety of topics.

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: 
04/03/2013 - 8:00am to 04/05/2013 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Baltimore Hilton
401 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
EVAWI
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
EVAWi
Contact Email: 
info@evawintl.org
Description: 

End Violence Against Women International is excited to commemorate its 10th anniversary with this year's 2013 conference. Join fellow law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, victim advocates, judges, parole and probation officers, rape crisis workers, medical personnel, faith community members, educators and others in this three day conference highlighting promising practices and emerging issues in sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking. Register and pay by February 15th, 2013 to receive $50 off the price of the conference. The 2013 conference will also include a Pre-Conference Track addressing the Forensic Clinical Response to Victims of Violence Against Women. This Pre-Conference Track will take place on April 2, the day before the conference. For more information on the Pre-Conference Track, see:  http://www.evawintl.org/PreConferenceDetail.aspx?confid=12

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: 
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: 
08/02/2013 - 8:00am to 08/03/2013 - 3:30pm
Location
Address: 

Patton Boggs

2550 M Street, NW

Washington, DC 20037

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ)
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Alexandra Staropoli
Contact Phone: 
202-467-0864 ext. 109
Contact Email: 
staropoli@juvjustice.org
Description: 

The Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a 2013 Youth Summit, Empowering Young Leaders for Juvenile Justice Reform, on August 2 and August 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Summit will bring together young people from around the country and is open to all young people interested in juvenile justice reform. (The Summit content and training sessions will be appropriate for individuals ages 16-30.) The Summit seeks to cultivate and empower a young body of juvenile justice advocates. Participants will learn the basics of juvenile justice, and will have the opportunity to delve into more detail about two hot topics in juvenile justice reform: Disproportionate Minority Contact and the School-to-Prison-Pipeline. The Summit will also engage participants in skill-building sessions on leadership development and civic engagement.

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