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: 
01/28/2014 - 8:00am to 01/30/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Crowne Plaza Suites Msp Airport – Mall Of America
3 Appletree Square
Bloomington, Minnesota, USA, 55425

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Indigenous Women's Resource Center
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
http://www.niwrc.org/resources/training-technical-assistance/sex-trafficking-institute
Description: 

This conference will explore the magnitude of sex trafficking across Tribal Nations, Hawaiian & Alaska Native Villages, and Native Communities. Walking With Our Sisters Who Are Victims & Survivors of Sex Trafficking is co-hosted by Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center, First Nations Women’s Alliance (ND), Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition, Montana Native Women’s Coalition, and Spirit Lake Victims Assistance (ND).

Date/Time: 
03/11/2014 - 8:00am to 03/14/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Ala Moana Hotel
410 Atkinson Drive
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814

Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT)
Event Contact
Contact Email: 
ivatconf@alliant.edu
Contact Website: 
http://www.ivatcenters.org/
Description: 

The goals of this Conference are to present the latest research, prevention, assessment, and intervention techniques concerning various aspects of child, adolescent and adult trauma and maltreatment and the long-term effects if they go untreated. Plenary and breakout sessions discuss the types of child, adolescent and adult trauma, the dynamics of maltreatment and trauma at home or in the community, and the effects on children, adolescents, and adults psychologically, behaviorally and neurodevelopmentally. Nationally and internationally recognized presenters and local practitioners come together to discuss the latest research, assessment methods, interventions, and prevention strategies for children, adolescents and adults who have been traumatized, abused, and/or victimized. Applying current research information and providing practical techniques are emphasized throughout this conference.

Date/Time: 
02/01/2014 (All day) to 02/28/2014 (All day)
Location
Country: 
300
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
http://www.teendvmonth.org/
Date/Time: 
02/19/2014 - 1:00pm to 02/21/2014 - 12:30pm
Location
Address: 
National Family  Justice Center Alliance
707 Broadway, Suite 700
San Diego, CA  92101
City: 
San Diego
Postal Code: 
92101
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
A CALL TO MEN
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Lina Juarbe Botella
Contact Phone: 
(262) 914-5870
Contact Email: 
lina@acalltomen.org
Contact Website: 
www.acalltomen.org
Description: 

The Institute is designed to provide training to men, women, teens and the community at large to help shift social norms that define manhood in our culture, and produce a national movement of men committed to ending violence against ALL women and girls.

Date/Time: 
04/01/2014 (All day)
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
NSVRC
Event Contact
Contact Email: 
resources@nsvrc.org
Contact Website: 
http://www.nsvrc.org/saam/sexual-assault-awareness-month-home
Description: 

This nationally recognized day provides an opportunity for advocates and activists to engage with their communities and kick-off SAAM events that are planned throughout April. This year, proclaim “It’s time … to talk about it” by using social media to join the conversation. Plan or support a SAAM event in your community on April 1st, and keep the conversation going all month long.If you have a photograph from a SAAM "Day of Action" event or activity that you are willing to share, please email a copy to resources@nsvrc.org. Events from across the country may be highlighted in future SAAM and other printed materials, newsletters or online publications and sites including Facebook and Twitter

Date/Time: 
01/30/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Olga Phoenix Project: Healing for Social Change
Event Contact
Contact Email: 
phoenix.olga@gmail.com
Description: 

~~January is a Human Trafficking Awareness Month. To commemorate and honor human trafficking victims all over the world, and to raise awareness about this particularly heinous crime against humanity, we are bringing you new webinar series: "Human Trafficking Next Door: Recognizing and Preventing Human Slavery in United States." Here is what you will be able to learn through attending these series:

  • What human trafficking looks like in the United States, including populations, venues, and barriers to identification;
  • Understand realities of human trafficking victims;
  • Learn to distinguish between different forms of human trafficking: such as sex, labor, and domestic servitude;
  • Will be able to identify special considerations for Domestic Minor Trafficking Victims special needs, reporting DMTV crimes, and learn promising practices from the field;
  • Identify intersections between human trafficking and domestic/sexual violence, know red flags, and indicators;
  •  Identify and utilize available tools and resources from the field of human trafficking prevention.

 

  1. Overview and Statistics
  2. Intersections and Similarities of Cycles of Abuse and Exploitation
  3. Domestic Violence and Sex Trafficking
  4. Victim Advocacy
  5. Promising Practices from the Field
Date/Time: 
01/23/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Olga Phoenix Project: Healing for Social Change
Event Contact
Contact Email: 
phoenix.olga@gmail.com
Description: 

~~January is a Human Trafficking Awareness Month. To commemorate and honor human trafficking victims all over the world, and to raise awareness about this particularly heinous crime against humanity, we are bringing you new webinar series: "Human Trafficking Next Door: Recognizing and Preventing Human Slavery in United States." Here is what you will be able to learn through attending these series:

  • What human trafficking looks like in the United States, including populations, venues, and barriers to identification;
  • Understand realities of human trafficking victims;
  • Learn to distinguish between different forms of human trafficking: such as sex, labor, and domestic servitude;
  • Will be able to identify special considerations for Domestic Minor Trafficking Victims special needs, reporting DMTV crimes, and learn promising practices from the field;
  • Identify intersections between human trafficking and domestic/sexual violence, know red flags, and indicators;
  •  Identify and utilize available tools and resources from the field of human trafficking prevention.

 

  1. Overview and Statistics
  2. Intersections between DMTV and Runaway/Homeless Youth/LGBTQ Youth
  3. Special Needs of DMTV
  4. Reporting DMTV
  5. Promising Practices from the Field
Date/Time: 
01/16/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Olga Phoenix Project: Healing for Social Change
Event Contact
Contact Email: 
phoenix.olga@gmail.com
Description: 

January is a Human Trafficking Awareness Month. To commemorate and honor human trafficking victims all over the world, and to raise awareness about this particularly heinous crime against humanity, we are bringing you new webinar series: "Human Trafficking Next Door: Recognizing and Preventing Human Slavery in United States." Here is what you will be able to learn through attending these series:

  • What human trafficking looks like in the United States, including populations, venues, and barriers to identification;
  • Understand realities of human trafficking victims;
  • Learn to distinguish between different forms of human trafficking: such as sex, labor, and domestic servitude;
  • Will be able to identify special considerations for Domestic Minor Trafficking Victims special needs, reporting DMTV crimes, and learn promising practices from the field;
  • Identify intersections between human trafficking and domestic/sexual violence, know red flags, and indicators;
  • Identify and utilize available tools and resources from the field of human trafficking prevention.

 1. Sex Trafficking Overview

  • Asian Massage Parlors
  • Latino Residential Brothels
  • Russian Driving Networks
  • Domestic Sex Trafficking

2. Labor Trafficking Overview

  • Farm Workers
  • Traveling Sales Crews
  • Domestic Servitude
Date/Time: 
06/06/2014 - 8:00am to 06/08/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Hope Springs Institute
Peebles, OH

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Take Back Ourselves
Event Contact
Contact Email: 
takingbackourselves@gmail.com
Description: 

Taking Back Ourselves is a Weekend for women who are survivors of sexual abuse in any form.  In Taking Back Ourselves, women are able to utilize mindfulness, body work, music, art and movement - and empowerment - modalities in healing not often available to this dgree in traditional talk therapy, and to create a powerful community of women that will cointinue long after the weekend.Each woman will have the opporutnity to safely tell her story and be heard, to challenge herself to take a risk and embrace what she fears the most.The Weekend will consist of a combination of large group activities and small group process.  Women will be invited to practice new skills to stay grounded and centered in response to stress, and safely explore new ways of connecting to their bodies and remaining powerful even when they feel vulnerable.

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