Date/Time: 
07/19/2012 - 2:00pm
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City: 
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300
Sponsoring Agency: 
PreventConnect
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
PreventConnect
Description: 

If we are serious about ending child sexual abuse, then we need to pay attention to why there are so many adults, adolescents and even children who perpetrate acts of sexual abuse. In this web conference, two national experts, Joan Tabachnick and David Prescott, bring a wealth of information about what we know (and don't know) about those who sexually abuse. Through this brief web conference, we will explore the research available about the adults who have sexually offended as well as the sexually abusive adolescents and children with sexual behavior problems. The speakers will also explore how this information can be/has been useful to the development of prevention programs.

Date/Time: 
07/16/2014 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
1in6
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
https://1in6.org/
Description: 

Ongoing news stories that raise awareness about the sexual abuse of boys offer a great opportunity to encourage men to begin addressing their childhood sexual trauma. But how do you reach male survivors? How do you engage them, make them feel safe in stepping forward?This 90-minute is designed to help advocates, organizers and practitioners think about the most effective ways to reach out to men and with those who care about them. Explore key meanings in language, messaging, and other marketing tools to help guide your strategic plan for effective engagement. This webinar explores: 1in6 outreach philosophy; basic outreach theory; practical strategic plan for your practice or organization’s outreach and awareness activities; common practices to increase social-media engagement; available resources for men.

Date/Time: 
10/15/2014 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
1in6
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
https://1in6.org/
Description: 

This 90-minute webinar is designed to help advocates, organizers and practitioners think about the most effective ways to reach out to men and with those who care about them. Explore key meanings in language, messaging, and other marketing tools to help guide your strategic plan for effective engagement.This webinar explores: 1in6 outreach philosophy; basic outreach theory; practical strategic plan for your practice or organization’s outreach and awareness activities; common practices to increase social-media engagement; available resources for men. 

Date/Time: 
08/28/2012 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Casa de Esperanza
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Casa de Esperanza
Description: 

This webinar will present strategies and practical tools to involve men in ending domestic and sexual violence. It will include an analysis on the rationale behind engaging non-abusive men to join the movement to end violence against women; it will explore the different roles that men can play as part of this movement; it will propose a strength-based, holistic framework to work with men; and will offer practical examples of strategies and approaches of engagement.Presenter: Juan Carlos Areán

Date/Time: 
03/26/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
Address: 

Your computer!

Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
NCVC
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Ilse Knecht
Contact Email: 
iknecht@ncvc.org
Contact Website: 
http://victimsofcrime.org/dna/trainings
Description: 

This webinar, presented by members of the Houston Police Department, describes the cultural shift that occurred within the Houston Police Department over the last two and a half years as a result of a grant from the National Institute of Justice to examine the issue of untested evidence in sexual assaults. The paradigm shift took more than training or revised protocols, but resulted in the integration of stakeholder services and a renewed focus on victims’ needs; both which improve sexual assault investigations and outcomes for victims.  This webinar will highlight the creation of the justice advocate position and the victim notification project as two components that clearly contributed to the culture change.

Date/Time: 
04/29/2011 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Sponsoring Agency: 
Hardy Girls Healthy Women
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Hardy Girls Healthy Women
Contact Phone: 
207.861.8131
Contact Email: 
info@hghw.org
Description: 

In a sea of toxic media messages, envisioning development of healthy attitudes about sex is no easy task. Join expert Dr. Sharon Lamb in Hardy Girls Healthy Women's next webinar to learn what we, as caring adults in girls' lives, can do to combat unhealthy messages!

Dr. Sharon Lamb has published widely in the fields of moral development, abuse and victimization, sexual development , psychotherapy with children and adolescents, the sexualization of girls, and media and marketing impact on the development of girls and boys. She served on the APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls, which found that sexualization in media leads to increased eating disorders, increased depression, and lower self-esteem among girls.

During this webinar, she'll explore alternatives to the narrow versions of sexuality sold to our youth by the media. How do we encourage girls' to use their voices, see themselves as subjects rather than objects, value their own pleasure, and grow at their own pace?

*Registration for this innovative event costs $49.99. Register by April 22nd and receive a $10.00 discount.
 

Date/Time: 
02/26/2013 - 3:00pm
Location
Address: 

City: 
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300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
CDC
Contact Website: 
http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/childmaltreatment/
Description: 

In this webinar we’ll share: information on goals and related steps outlined in the new resource Essentials for Childhood: Steps to Create Safe, Stable, and Nurturing Relationships for Children; strategies communities can consider to promote the types of relationships and environments that help children grow up to be healthy and productive citizens; and community examples of work done to address the four goals outlined in Essentials for Childhood. Speakers will include: Sandra Alexander, MEd—Expert Consultant; Division of Violence Prevention, CDC,   Jody Becker-Green, PhD, MSW—Chief Knowledge Officer, Planning, Performance, and Accountability; Washington State Department of Social and Health Services,  Karina Forrest-Perkins—Chief Executive Officer; Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota. To join the webinar: please note that no advance registration is available for this webinar. Instead, participants must join the event at the appropriate day/time using the following information: click on the following link https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join/, enter the conference number: PW4814918, enter the audience passcode: CHILDHOODWEBINAR and dial in to the toll-free conference telephone line for audio: 1-800-369-1866. Please copy and paste this information into your calendar today!

Date/Time: 
04/10/2012 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Sponsoring Agency: 
SAFEta Source
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
SAFEta Source
Description: 

The National Protocol for Sexual Assault Forensic Examiniations is based on the concept of delivering high quality, victim centered care for all sexual assault victims.  Providing Ethical and Effective Testimony is one of the cornerstones of practice.  Come join us at 2pm, Easter, Tuesday, April 10, 2012.  This webinar is a part of the SAFEta webinar series on Best Practices.  The SAFEta project is a cooperateive agreement between the Office on Violence Against Women and the International Association of Froensic Nurses (IAFN).

Presented by Jenifer Markowitz, ND and Jennifer Gentile Long, this webinar will focus on the ethics of testimony, and how to be an effective witness, whether the examiner is called as an expert of fact witness.

Date/Time: 
10/02/2012 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
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300
Sponsoring Agency: 
IAFN
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
IAFN
Description: 

What Is Ethical Communication? What is the best way to address conflicts in the work place, whether personal, philosophical or professional? How do we ensure that our communication in professional settings promotes respect for divergent points of view, honors and supports our co-workers, and clearly conveys our own perspectives and values. This webinar will provide an overview of ethical communication principles and how adherence to those principles can promote organizational health and a supportive working environment. Strategies for respectfully addressing conflict and holding others accountable for upholding ethical communication principles will be covered.

Date/Time: 
07/23/2013 - 11:00am
Location
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Institute of Justice
Event Contact
Contact Email: 
FSI@mail.wvu.edu
Description: 

Join this webinar to gain a better understanding of forensic laboratories capabilities to test biological evidence and the present state of forensic DNA testing. This webinar will cover:

  • The identification of biological fluids prior to conducting DNA testing and issues related to the collection of samples.
  • The fundamental DNA analysis process, including types of samples, techniques used by forensic laboratories, statistical analysis of results and entry into national databases.

Learn more about attending this and other webinars for legal professionals presented by the West Virginia University Forensic Science Initiative with funding from NIJ.

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