The CONVERGE! conference will bring together survivors, activists, lawyers, service providers, and academics to reconsider the dominant U.S. responses to gender violence, to build capacity for political mobilization and reform, to share innovative approaches to gender violence, and to promote cross-fertilization and collaboration. Join the CONVERGE! conversation to build a transformative political agenda to refocus U.S. priorities in ways that better address the intersecting inequalities that create and maintain gender violence.
Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence
The training will focus on aspects related to responding to, documenting, investigating, and prosecuting sexual assaults. Presenters include Joanne Archambault, Executive Director of End Violence Against Women International and chris Mallios and John Wilkinson, Attorney Advisors at Aequitas.
the cost of the training is $115.00 per person and includes breakfast, lunch and training materials.
Registration for this training will be closed August 3, 2011 or when the space is full. There are a limited number of spaces for this exciting institute so register today!
This Training Institute workshop will offer an in-depth look at the necessary components that make up a victim-centered, coordinated, comprehensive response to campus victims. Through lecture and discussion, topic areas include what works and what doesn’t in campus prevention; the culture and dynamics of campuses and their impact on victim response; offender behaviors; critical concepts in creating an effective response; federal statutory requirements; and strategies to move forward in developing a coordinated sexual assault response team on your campus.
SAVE THE DATE:
Presenters: Donna Barry & Chief Paul Cell of Montclair State University
Date:March 30, 2011
Time: 9:30am–3:30pm (9am registration)
Fee: $60 ($50 for Sexual Violence Program members)
Dallas Children's Advocacy Center & Dallas Police Department
A nationally and internationally-recognized conference for professionals from the fields of law enforcement, prosecution, child protective services, social work, children’s advocacy, therapy, and medicine who work directly with child victims of crime.2013 is the 25th anniversary of the Crimes Against Children Conference. We are planning a very special conference to celebrate this milestone. Registration is open!Aaron Fisher is this year's keynote speaker.
The Wyoming Division of Victim Services has contracted with the JCVVS to offer the program Critical Analysis of Victim Assistance: Professional Action to Effect Change. The program is planned for March 11-13, 2014 in Casper, Wyoming. This intensive professional development program challenges participants to analyze professional practice, organizational policies, and societal responses. Using program resources and supports, participants develop an actional plan to effect change. Continued support is offered post-program for implementation.
Created by Pittsburgh Action Against Rape and the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, Where We Live is a child sexual abuse primary prevention program. In contrast to many child sexual abuse curricula that focus on teaching children to protect themselves and report abuse, Where We Live focuses on engaging parents, adults, and communities to keep children safe, promote healthy child development, and change community norms that contribute to child sexual abuse. The training will consist of four, two-hour sessions, participants engage in active discussion and practice to build the skills necessary to intervene, ask questions, and talk with their children about boundaries, relationships, and healthy sexuality.
Dare to Dream will provide male survivors with a safe and comfortable environment to join others in lifting the veil of secrecy and shame from their experience. The program will feature the screening of a film or television program with relevant subject matter, a facilitated panel discussion, and an opportunity to learn about local resources and support groups.
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