Date/Time: 
10/09/2014 - 7:30am to 10/10/2014 - 3:00pm
Location
City: 
Harrisburg
Postal Code: 
17101
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
PCADV
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Tracy Griffith, Training Institute Manager
Contact Phone: 
717-545-6400
Contact Email: 
tgriffith@pcadv.org
Contact Website: 
http://pcadvbuildingsafercommunities.weebly.com
Description: 

The 2014 PCADV Conference culminates a yearlong series of events exploring the importance of the protections created by the Violence Against Women Act and celebrating the 20th anniversary of this landmark legislation.We are pleased to announce that Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards will be our keynote speaker. In 1994, as co-founder and executive director of the National Network to End Domestic Violence, Congresswoman Edwards led the effort to pass the Violence Against Women Act that was signed into law by President Clinton.Conference tracks are:Housing for Domestic Violence SurvivorsPreventing Teen Dating ViolenceCivil Custody Institute for Attorneys includeding a mandatory Pre-Conference Workshop on Oct. 8Visit the conference website for more information.  

Date/Time: 
10/09/2014 - 7:30am to 10/10/2014 - 3:00pm
Location
City: 
Harrisburg
Postal Code: 
17101
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
PCADV
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Tracy Griffith, Training Institute Manager
Contact Phone: 
717-545-6400
Contact Email: 
tgriffith@pcadv.org
Contact Website: 
http://pcadvbuildingsafercommunities.weebly.com
Description: 

The 2014 PCADV Conference culminates a yearlong series of events exploring the importance of the protections created by the Violence Against Women Act and celebrating the 20th anniversary of this landmark legislation.We are pleased to announce that Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards will be our keynote speaker. In 1994, as co-founder and executive director of the National Network to End Domestic Violence, Congresswoman Edwards led the effort to pass the Violence Against Women Act that was signed into law by President Clinton.Conference tracks are:Housing for Domestic Violence SurvivorsPreventing Teen Dating ViolenceCivil Custody Institute for Attorneys includeding a mandatory Pre-Conference Workshop on Oct. 8Visit the conference website for more information.  

Date/Time: 
09/16/2014 - 9:00pm to 09/17/2014 - 1:30pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
DT Page Consulting, LLC
Description: 

The Living, Language, Love Curriculum guides and promotes healthy and production relationships by improving the effectiveness between counselors, educators, parents, and students within learning environments; among families; within communities and organizations. Our curriculum is designed to create better outcomes for healthier relationship development, learning and success, within individuals and families.

Date/Time: 
08/19/2014 - 8:00am
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Description: 

The purpose of this training program is to train local civilian victim advocates on building effective partnerships with local military installations to enhance and extend the system of support for sexual assault victims in the military. With the knowledge gained through this training process and their own expertise in sexual assault, local civilian victim advocates will be able to serve as knowledgeable resources to military installations.To prepare for the 2014 series of training events, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) through its Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) and in collaboration with the Department of Defense (DoD) Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO), have updated the training curriculum to reflect FY2013 DoD data and new victim assistance related programs and policies.

Date/Time: 
06/26/2014 - 8:00am
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association
Description: 

Dealing with mental health issues in the victim service world can be a challenge. This training will provide information on how to deal with the intersection between victims and mental health issues including the issues arising out of traumatization and pre-existing diagnoses of mental disorders in victims and offenders. This training will also address caring for yourself when dealing with these challenges.RegistrationRegistration closes on May 23, 2014. To register online click on the Register Now button at the top of this course description. You can also download the registration form and mail, fax or email it to:Donna R. HullVictim Serviced Training Consultant806 West Market StreetWest Chester, PA 19382Fax: (888) 486-5136

Date/Time: 
05/22/2014 - 6:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
PAIRWN
Description: 

Once again, the PAIRWN will display the "Our Voice" exhibit from May 13 - June 15, 2014 on the Yellow Wall Gallery at Midtown Scholar, Harrisburg.  Attached is the flyer.Reception: Friday, May 16, 2014 from 6pm to 10pmLecture: Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm.  The PAIRWN will have a presentation on "Story Circle".  Both of these activities will be at the Midtown Scholar Bookstore 1302 N Third Street Harrisburg, PA.   Attached is the flyer.Our Voices: Refugee and Immigrant Women Tell Their Stories is a 2005 exhibit featuring the portraits of women newcomers of Harrisburg and their stories of moving to the United States. The black and white portraits were taken by photographer Catherine Wert of Halifax, PA.The project was born out of the Story Circle program hosted by the Pennsylvania Immigrant and Refugee Women's Network (PAIRWN) where women came together to share their experiences and support one another in their transition to a new home and the accompanying struggles and triumphs.

Date/Time: 
08/21/2014 - 11:00am to 08/22/2014 - 3:30pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Description: 

WHAT: Pa. Health Equity Conference aimed towards increasing knowledge and sharing evidence-based practices to reduce health disparitiesWHERE: Radisson Convention Center, 1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill, PA  17011WHEN: Aug. 21 (11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.) and 22, 2014 (8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)• Multiple sessions, exhibitors and workshops addressing:o Cultural competence    o Language accesso Health literacy    o Refugee healtho LGBTQ health    o Emergency preparednesso Rural and urban health    o Mental health• Continuing Education Creditso Act 48 (school personnel), Act 58 (nurses)o ConEd (EMS, EMTs and paramedics)o CME and social work creditso Certified health education specialist credits

Date/Time: 
05/20/2014 - 8:00am to 05/23/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Description: 

This cross-disciplinary conference will provide an in-depth focus on prevention, response, and coping with violence and trauma in the context of families, schools, medical settings, workplace, and in the military. For each of the four days of training, breakout sessions will include panels focused on both research and skill-building. Daily panels within the larger conference are organized according to subthemes. Many C.E. workshops will be offered in the evenings, including ones that cover professional ethics.Reach RegistrationAttendees can select from single day or full conference registration options.•Full Conference: $150•Per Day: $50•IUP Students: $25 per dayFor general questions, please email Pearl Berman, Professor of Psychology, or call at 724-357-2105.

Date/Time: 
05/06/2014 - 10:00am
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center
Description: 

On Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 10am, CPIP is offering a FREE 1.5 hour cultural competency training on working with Muslim victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.  The training will be held at the York County Annex Building located at 118 Pleasant Acres Road York, PA 17402.  Please RSVP for the training by emailing Sarah. The trainer is Ms. Asma Hanif, an advanced practice nurse who has devoted her life to operating Al-Nissa Holistic Health Center, a free clinic for women who are homeless, uninsured, or victims of domestic abuse, and Muslimat Al-Nisaa, a shelter for Muslim women in Baltimore, Maryland.   Ms. Hanif’s work has been featured in stories on NPR and MSNBC.  The training will focus on the following topics: - Basic cultural competency training (overview of major cultural/religious tenets)- Challenges that Muslim victims of domestic violence and sexual assault face/barriers to leaving abusive relationships and seeking services- Concrete tips and guidance for DV/SA service providers working with Muslim victims They are excited to host Ms. Hanif and are hopeful many of you can make it to this training!

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