Date/Time: 
04/03/2012 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
NSVRC
Contact Phone: 
1-877-739-3895
Contact Website: 
www.nsvrc.org
Description: 

This nationally recognized day provides an opportunity for prevention advocates to engage with their communities.

This year, proclaim "It's time...to talk about it" by using social media to join the conversation.  By changing your profile pictures and focusing your status updates, tweets, and blog posts on SAAM and the Day of Action, you can engage online communities in sexual violence prevention.

Date/Time: 
08/15/2014 - 8:30am to 5:30pm
Location
Address: 

Washington, D.C.

and

streaming via live webcast

Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
www.stopbullying.gov
Description: 

At this Summit, the Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention aim to highlight successful strategies that support the creation of a positive school climate. The Summit will kick off with a look at current trends and data, as well as the state of the research in bullying prevention. SEA and LEA administrators will share their successes and lessons learned regarding their bullying prevention work. Focus groups will allow audience members to express their opinions concerning the opportunities and challenges they face in implementing their bullying prevention programs.Participants will also be able to share suggestions regarding the future direction of federal bullying prevention efforts to support local programming. Youth, who have worked to reduce bullying in their schools and/or communities, will be participating as an integral part of the Summit. The Federal Partners will highlight recent and past accomplishments and future directions. Other topics that will be covered include cyberbullying, related bullying behaviors that impact healthy school climate, and the relationship between bullying prevention programs and school discipline. Registration for virtual participants will be available through the day of the Summit.

Date/Time: 
10/22/2014 - 8:00am to 10/25/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs
11111 North 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85020
 

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
The International Association of Forensic Nurses
Description: 

The Association’s conference promises to be packed with diverse sessions and the option to earn valuable CEs. In addition to covering the most current forensic nursing science topics, the Conference offers a wonderful opportunity to network with your peers. As a member, you receive the discounted member rate.The Early Registration rate is $525 USD for Members and $654 USD for Nonmembers. Early registration ends July 31. This is a four-day conference and registration includes continental breakfast and three lunches.Conference Objectives1.Describe the current state of the science in forensic nursing.2.Provide opportunities to exchange knowledge related to the future of forensic nursing.3.Identify strategies to influence the future of forensic nursing and the global response to violence.4.Evaluate the risks and benefits of technological advances as they relate to forensic nursing and issues of violence5.Incorporate evidence-based strategies into forensic nursing practice.Tracks for Concurrent and Poster Sessions•Administrative & Leadership•Death Investigation•General Forensic & Legal•Intimate Partner Violence•Pediatrics•Psychiatry & Corrections•SANE

Date/Time: 
09/17/2014 - 7:00am to 09/19/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Hyatt Regency Miami

City: 
Miami, FL
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Center for Victims of Crime
Description: 

As in past years, this conference will emphasize a multidisciplinary approach to sharing promising practices, current research, and effective programs and policies that are victim-centered, practice-based, and research-informed. Our National Conference is a forum for law enforcement, victim service professionals, allied practitioners, policymakers, and researchers to share current developments and build new collaborations. Conference sessions will highlight practical information to better support services for the wide range of persons victimized by crimes of all types. 

Date/Time: 
04/06/2014 - 12:00am to 04/12/2014 - 11:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime
Description: 

Each April, OVC helps lead communities throughout the country in their annual observances of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) by promoting victims’ rights and honoring crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf. In 2014, NCVRW will be observed April 6–12, 2014 and the theme is "30 Years: Restoring the Balance of Justice."

Date/Time: 
03/21/2014 - 8:00am to 03/22/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
True Colors
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
www.ourtruecolors.org
Description: 

This year's selection of workshops for adults really demonstrates the commitment to bringing experts in LGBT youth issues from all over the country together in one, comprehensive two day learning experience.Here is just a taste of what is being offered:•    Controversies in Gender Diagnosis: Moderated by Ritch Savin-Williams, Ph.D. from Cornell University, this panel of experts includes a wide range of views and perspective.•    Sexual Taboos: Discussing Difficult Topics in Sexuality•    The Influence of Trauma on Identity Experiencing EMDR for Resolution•    Coming-Out & Self-Acceptance: The Right Track Treatment Model - One Year Later!•    Gender Identity/Expression in Young Children: Creating Gender Affirming, Rather than Gender Neutral Classrooms•    Strategies for Youth Leadership through Youth-Adult Partnerships•    Creating Social Change: Providing Support and Affirming LGBT Community Members within the Foster Care System•    50 Shade of Brown - Connecting at the Intersections•    Planning Awesome Programs with Your GSA•    Unheard Voices: LGBT Middle School Students•    Sharpen Your Pencils: What Parents of LGBTQ Youth Should Know About Their Children's RightsIn addition to the multitude of fabulous workshops being offered, there will be terrific entertainment including slam poet, Kit Yan, at the conference opening.  Special Guests: Singer/dancer/entertainer extraordinaire Danny Moreno, Comedian Robin Cloud and ESPN commentator/Soccer hero Brianna Scurry.

Date/Time: 
03/21/2014 - 8:00am to 03/22/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
True Colors
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
www.ourtruecolors.org
Description: 

This year's selection of workshops for adults really demonstrates the commitment to bringing experts in LGBT youth issues from all over the country together in one, comprehensive two day learning experience.Here is just a taste of what is being offered:•    Controversies in Gender Diagnosis: Moderated by Ritch Savin-Williams, Ph.D. from Cornell University, this panel of experts includes a wide range of views and perspective.•    Sexual Taboos: Discussing Difficult Topics in Sexuality•    The Influence of Trauma on Identity Experiencing EMDR for Resolution•    Coming-Out & Self-Acceptance: The Right Track Treatment Model - One Year Later!•    Gender Identity/Expression in Young Children: Creating Gender Affirming, Rather than Gender Neutral Classrooms•    Strategies for Youth Leadership through Youth-Adult Partnerships•    Creating Social Change: Providing Support and Affirming LGBT Community Members within the Foster Care System•    50 Shade of Brown - Connecting at the Intersections•    Planning Awesome Programs with Your GSA•    Unheard Voices: LGBT Middle School Students•    Sharpen Your Pencils: What Parents of LGBTQ Youth Should Know About Their Children's RightsIn addition to the multitude of fabulous workshops being offered, there will be terrific entertainment including slam poet, Kit Yan, at the conference opening.  Special Guests: Singer/dancer/entertainer extraordinaire Danny Moreno, Comedian Robin Cloud and ESPN commentator/Soccer hero Brianna Scurry. 

Date/Time: 
02/06/2014 - 8:00am to 02/07/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

University of NC - Greensboror
1400 Spring Garden Street
Greensboro, NC 27412

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
NCCADV & NCCASA
Event Contact
Contact Email: 
innovationsconference@gmail.com
Description: 

The goal is to continue building and strengthening the evidence base for domestic and sexual violence programs. Other key goals include: (a) increasing knowledge sharing between service providers and researchers, (b) informing participants about the latest research and practice happening in the state, and (c) providing a forum for researchers and service providers to engage with each other. This conference is co-sponsored by the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence, the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault, the UNCG Program to Advance Community Responses to Violence Against Women, and the UNCG Department of Counseling and Educational Development.

Date/Time: 
03/24/2014 - 8:00am to 03/27/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Von Braun Center
700 Monroe Street
Huntsville, Alabama 35801

Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Children's Advocacy Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Marilyn Grundy
Contact Email: 
mgrundy@nationalcac.org
Description: 

The National Symposium on Child Abuse is an informative and innovative multidisciplinary conference which offers more than 130 workshops presented by nationally-recognized experts from all facets of the child maltreatment field. Professionals receive practical instruction, the latest research and information, and the opportunity to develop and enhance their skills and knowledge. This is one of the few conferences that addresses all aspects of child maltreatment, including but not limited to physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, exposure to violence, poly-victimization, exploitation, intervention, and prevention. The National Symposium on Child Abuse is a premiere conference that provides expert training and numerous networking opportunities to professionals in the child maltreatment field. View full details.

Date/Time: 
04/01/2011 (All day) to 04/03/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Florida State University

City: 
Tallahassee
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Organization for Men Against Sexism
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
NOMAS
Contact Phone: 
303-666-7043
Contact Email: 
info@nomas.org
Description: 

36th National Conference on Men & Masculinity with the 23rd Men's Studies Association Meeting

[Breaking Out of The Box] Re-Defining Masculinity


Join NOMAS and MARC at Florida State University for a full 3-day program of, workshops, keynotes, entertainment and general discussion on gender and social justice. Nationally noted presenters such as Alan D. Berkowits, Chris Kilmartin, Ben Atherton-Zeman, Robert Brannon, Barry Goldstein, and Carey Satell, will conduct sessions on a variety of topics including the anti-sexist men's movement, sexual violence prevention, social norms, gender construction, homophobia, eco-feminism, child custody, racism, and more.

Register online!
 

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