This training will focus on the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault as well as stalking. Topics include:•Sexual Assault Dynamics - Effectively Recognizing and Responding to Sexual Assault•The Impact of Trauma on Memory and Overcoming Barriers to Successfully Interview Victims of Sexual Assault•Start by Believing Public Awareness Campaign•Unfounded Cases and False Reports•Gang-Related Violence Against Women and Girls•VAWA Forensic Compliance and Anonymous Reporting•Educating Judges and Juries on Victim Behavior in Sexual Assault and Intimate Partner Violence•The Use of Technology to Stalk - Intermediate and Advanced Intervention•Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assault•The Impact of DNA on the Sexual Assault Investigation•Investigating Sexual Assault: A Multidisciplinary Collaborative Approach
This training is open to therapists who are working in settings where they will be providing the entire TF-CBT therapy model to child victims and their family members. Participants should only sign up if they commit to attending both the TF-CBT training and telephone case consultations. The Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy training and consultation is provided by Claudia Kirkland of Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress. The goal of this Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) components-based training and consultation is to teach the basic principles of effective trauma therapy with children and their families, and promote the consistent use of interventions that work for the variety of conditions and concerns of traumatized children/families seeking treatment.
In this webinar, presenters from three innovative clinics serving military and veteran families will discuss practices they have designed and adapted to create a comfortable environment their clients that minimizes barriers to engagement in treatment. The speakers will share examples of how organizations can incorporate military-informed procedures and practices, beginning with asking about service member status and affiliations. They will present service members' viewpoints about their family needs and perspectives as gathered through focus groups with service members and their families and discuss ways to increase engagement and participation in services through effective community outreach and partnerships with military and civilian systems serving military and veteran families.
The National Center for Victims of Crime is pleased to announce our upcoming webinar, "Fighting Trafficking with the Power of Forensic Science," on June 23. This webinar will focus on new efforts to address worldwide trafficking in persons using forensic science. An expert at the University of New Haven will present information about how DNA can be used to increase the investigation and prosecution of the criminals behind these crimes, while minimizing trauma to the victims.
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
The National Indian Country Training Initiative is pleased to announce a training titled The Investigation and Prosecution of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Crimes in Indian Country. Travel and lodging accommodations will be provided by the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Legal Education. This training is designed for federal and tribal investigators, prosecutors, and victim witness personnel who work domestic violence and sexual assault cases in Indian country and will focus on cases with adult and adolescent victims. The training will cover applicable federal assault and sexual assault statues, interviewing victims and suspects, implementation of Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA 2013), trial issues including pre-trial motions, the use of expert testimony, and common defenses.THIS IS A FREE TRAINING. For more information, and to registser, please contact Leslie.
Affiliated Trainings are specialized trainings scheduled on September 5 &/or 6 prior to the 19th International Conference & Summit on Violence, Abuse &Trauma . We are partnering with various agencies to provide these trainings. These trainings must be registered for separately from the main conference on September 7-10.Affiliated Trainings/WorkshopsAT 1: Breaking the Silence: Healing the Shame of Male Survivors of Sexual Victimization AT 2: A Multi-Pronged Approach to Ending Corporal Punishment of Children in the United States: Creating a Non-Violent FutureAT 3:Child Sexual Abuse in the Context of Interpersonal ViolenceAT 4: Testifying in Criminal, Civil and Family Courts
What’s health equity go to do with it? This web conference will provide a space for a closer look at leveraging sexual and domestic violence prevention work to promote health equity. Based in the framework presented in CDC’s recent publication A Practitioner’s Guide for Advancing Health Equity: Community Strategies for Preventing Chronic Disease, this web conference will delve into disproportionate outcomes based on race, class, sexual orientation, and ability within the context of sexual and domestic violence. Guests will explore opportunities to better address equity issues and support health equity as a part of prevention initiatives.
On June 16-17, the forum will convene a public workshop on Harvesting the Scientific Investment in Prevention Science to Promote Children’s Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health. The first day of the workshop will feature presentations on and discussion of facilitators and barriers to broad implementation of preventive interventions, and the roles of scientific norms, implementation strategies, and practices in care quality and health outcomes for youth at the national, state, and local levels. The first day will also include breakout group sessions for meeting participants to discuss these issues in the sector areas of (1) health care (including mental health), (2) schools, and (3) child welfare and juvenile/family justice. The second day of the workshop will include summary reports from the chairs of each of the three breakout groups and presentations on and discussion of new methodological directions in prevention science to promote children’s cognitive, affective, and behavioral health.The workshop will be held at the National Academy of Sciences building at 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., in Washington, DC. Registration is now available and is required to attend via live webcast or in-person and seating space is limited. A draft workshop agenda is available under ‘Other Meeting Resources’ on the right hand side of this page.
This national conference will provide opportunities for tribal, state, and federal participants to share knowledge, experiences, and ideas for developing and improving strategies and programs that serve the unique needs of crime victims in Indian Country.
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