Date/Time: 
10/25/2008 (All day) to 10/29/2008 (All day)
Location
City: 
San Diego
Sponsoring Agency: 
American Public Health Association
Description: 

The APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition is a Public Health Educational Forum! Learn from the experts in the field, hear about cutting edge research and exceptional best practices, discover the latest public health products and services, and share your public health experience with your peers. The world of public health is in continual motion, and there is no better time to stay abreast of the research and learn about emerging issues.

The APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition attracts more than 13,000 national and international physicians, administrators, nurses, educators, researchers, epidemiologists, and related health specialists. APHA's meeting program addresses current and emerging health science, policy, and practice issues in an effort to prevent disease and promote health.

Date/Time: 
10/25/2008 (All day) to 10/29/2008 (All day)
Location
City: 
San Diego
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
American Public Health Association
Description: 

Advance registration is recommended for your convenience and to avoid possible delays registering on site in San Diego. An early-bird discount is offered for registrations received by August 15, 2008. Full registration fees are in effect for registrations received between August 15 and September 22. Onsite fees are in effect after September 22.

Registration hours:

Saturday, 10/25/08 - 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday, 10/26/08 - 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday, 10/27/08 - 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, 10/28/08 - 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, 10/29/08 - 7:30 am - 12:30 pm
 

Date/Time: 
10/26/2008 (All day) to 10/30/2008 (All day)
Location
City: 
Coronado
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Institute of Justice
Description: 

This technology institute, sponsored by the National Institute of Justice and hosted by the Rural Law Enforcement Technology Center, is designed for the command staff of rural and small law enforcement agencies containing less than 50 sworn officers. Law enforcement personnel will learn about and discuss technology initiatives and issues affecting the rural and small law enforcement community. Participants will receive information and assistance on existing and developing technologies, work through problems relating to technology implementation, and exchange technology lessons learned, that are of importance to the rural and small law enforcement community.

Costs and Attendance
There is no registration cost and all travel, food, and lodging expenses are paid. However, only 35 individuals will be selected to attend.

Note: Previous attendees of the Rural Law Enforcement Technology Institute or NIJ's Law Enforcement or Corrections Technology Institutes are not eligible to reattend.

Participants will give brief (no more than 15 minutes) presentations on a technology issue that their departments have encountered or are in the process of implementing (e.g., implementation of a crime mapping program, new communications system, automated booking station). The presentation can be either on an "issue to be dealt with" or a "lessons learned" and must be submitted on CD-ROM with the application.

Registration
The deadline for submitting an application is August 1, 2008.

 

Date/Time: 
10/27/2008 (All day) to 10/29/2008 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Hyatt Regency Sacramento
(916) 443-1234
1209 L Street

City: 
Sacramento
Postal Code: 
95814
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Multiple Sponsors
Description: 

Two Conferences Within A Conference:
California Drug Endangered Children (DEC) Institute
Significant developments are occurring throughout the nation in all fields regarding Drug Endangered Children (DEC). The purpose of this institute is to advance knowledge and practice standards for professionals specializing in this important field. The institute features workshops on community drug intervention strategies and the roles of law enforcement, social workers, and prosecutors in ensuring coordinated intervention for optimal outcomes. The medical, mental health, and neurodevelopmental outcomes for children are also the focus of this institute. Program sustainability and recent research are additional highlights.

Clinical Forensic Medicine Institute
Clinical forensic medicine is rapidly emerging as a field of specialized clinical practice, training, and research. Clinical forensic medicine addresses the interface of medicine and the law. The California Clinical Forensic Medical Training Center at UC Davis is on the cutting edge of this field statewide, nationally, and internationally. Interpersonal violence has given rise to this developing branch of science. Our vision is to provide leadership and support for the development of this interdisciplinary, subspecialty field. This institute supports that vision by: teaching victim centered approaches; promoting the team approach for clinical forensic medical care; endorsing and supporting victim advocacy; promoting scientific, evidence based practice; and collaborating with all involved disciplines.
 

Date/Time: 
11/17/2008 (All day)
Location
Address: 

The California Endowment
1000 North Alameda Street,

City: 
Los Angeles
Postal Code: 
90012
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women
Description: 

A conference about current innovations and resources in teen dating and sexual violence prevention for all youth service providers, educators, and advocates.

Date/Time: 
11/17/2008 (All day) to 11/19/2008 (All day)
Location
City: 
San Diego
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The California Clinical Forensic Medical Training Center
Description: 

This program provides essential training to physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and registered nurses on how to conduct careful and competent evidentiary examinations for children and adolescents who are suspected victims of sexual abuse or sexual assault. This course includes the non-acute, late disclosure patient/victim and places special emphasis on training examiners to follow the California Protocol and use the OES 925 and 930 forms to document injuries and collect evidence.

Formerly a four-day classroom training program, the new Pediatric SAFE training reduces actual classroom attendance to three days by converting one day of instruction to the virtual classroom. Now, seven of the 28 credit hours of training are delivered on-line through a partnership with the University of California Extension Service. The on-line training is a multimedia presentation that includes audio narration, video clips, flash modules, interactive activities and discussion groups.

Participants complete this "Day-One" on-line component before being admitted to the remaining three days of training scheduled November 17-19 in San Diego. Participants will receive information about the online training component immediately after registration.

Enrollment is limited to 30. Please check the CCFMTC Training Events page for more details and register online at ccfmtc.org. http://www.ccfmtc.org/shop/products.asp?action=list&cat=2&subcat=2&l=L1  

California Residents COURSE FEE $240.00
Out-of-State COURSE FEE $320.00

Space is limited for this training program. We suggest you sign up today.

For more information contact: 916-734-4141 or 1-888-705-4141
 

Date/Time: 
11/18/2008 (All day) to 11/21/2008 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Asilomar Conference Grounds

City: 
Monterey
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Transforming Communities: Technical Assistance, Training and Resource Center (TC-TAT)
Description: 

Transforming Communities: Technical Assistance, Training and Resource Center (TC-TAT) invites Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Grantees (only) to participate in our "Leadership + Systems Change = Sustainability" Immersion Institutefor VAW Advocates this November 18-21, 2008 at Asilomar Conference Grounds in Monterey, CA. The goal of this Institute is to strengthen our individual and collective leadership to advocate for sustainable systems change that address and prevent violence against women. This is a 4-day national training that will bring together violence against women (VAW) advocates from diverse communities to:

Learn skills to lead more effectively;
Expand our understanding of community specific approaches;
Analyze systematic problems and potential solutions;
Develop a strategic action plan;
Explore how to build our base and cultivate new leaders
Reflect on how to take care of ourselves and each other;
Share challenges and success with our VAW advocates
Each attending organization is required to send a team of at least two participants -one decision maker (Executive or Associate Director) and one implementer (community-based advocate or educator). TC-TAT serves OVW's Grants to Encourage Arrests Program. All other OVW grantees are invited to check with their OVW Program Manager/Officer regarding use of TA/Training funds for travel to this Institute.

A limited number of travel stipends are available.

For more information or to request a registration for please contact ovw@transformcommunities.org

Date/Time: 
12/10/2008 (All day) to 12/11/2008 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Wilshire Grand Hotel 930 Wilshire Blvd.,

City: 
Los Angeles
Postal Code: 
90017
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center
Description: 

Learn about the unique ways that children experience grief and trauma, and how victim service providers and allied professionals can best serve children suffering from grief. Topics include:

Recognizing the signs of grief and trauma in children who either:
a) experience vicarious grief and trauma through the homicidal/suicidal death of a family member or by witnessing violence in the home, or
b) experience violence themselves and have symptoms of trauma and grief as a result.

Effective ways to intervene with children experiencing grief, especially if the child is reluctant to discuss the events.

How victim service providers can assist the families of children who are dealing with grief and trauma.

How victim service providers and allied professionals can work together to provide services to grieving children and mitigate against traumatized children moving into destructive and/or violent behaviors.

Date/Time: 
12/11/2008 (All day) to 12/13/2008 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Agua Caliente ReservationWyndham Palm Springs Hotel

City: 
Palm Springs
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tribal Law & Policy Institute
Description: 

Save the Date - December 11-13, 2008

11th National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime "Strengthening the Heartbeat of all our Relations"
 
This national conference will provide opportunities for education, skills building, and strategies on a wide variety of important issues pertaining to victimization in tribal communities.

Please direct your questions to:

Tribal Law and Policy Institute
8235 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite 211
West Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 650-5467 or conference@tlpi.org  

Pre-Conference Institutes will be held on December 10, 2008.

Registration Packets will be available later this year.

Funded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice

 

Date/Time: 
01/26/2009 (All day) to 01/30/2009 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Town and Country Resort and Convention Center
500 Hotel Circle North

City: 
San Diego
Postal Code: 
92108
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Chadwick Center for Children and Families
Description: 

In January 2009, join us in San Diego for the 23rd Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment.

The San Diego Conference focuses on multi-disciplinary best-practice efforts to prevent, if possible, or otherwise to investigate, treat, and prosecute child and family maltreatment.

The objective of the San Diego Conference is to develop and enhance professional skills and knowledge in the prevention, recognition, assessment and treatment of all forms of maltreatment including those related to family violence and substance abuse as well as to enhance investigative and legal skills. Issues concerning support for families, prevention, leadership, policy making and translating the latest research into action are also addressed.

 

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