Date/Time: 
04/02/2014 - 3:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs
Description: 

In this webinar, participants will learn how to boost and sustain their prevention work by connecting and integrating with existing sexual health education efforts.  Violence preventionists can make the most of current national research, the Healthy Youth Act, and Department of Health Guidelines.  We will discuss best practices related to STD and teen pregnancy prevention and sexual violence prevention.  Preventionists will leave this webinar being able to make the case for why partnerships with sexual health are critical, and how to use this information to get into schools and communities.

Date/Time: 
03/28/2014 - 8:00am to 03/30/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Sequoia Retreat Center
Ben Lomond, CA

Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Male Survivor
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Howard Fradkin
Contact Phone: 
614-445-8277, x11
Description: 

Sequoia Retreat Center is the location of our first 2014 Level I Weekend of Recovery. Nestled amid 200 acres of majestic coastal redwoods, madrones and tan oaks, the Sequoia Retreat Center provides a beautiful setting in which each of you can take the risks necessary to make this weekend a significant one in your recovery.While at Sequoia, you will take part in California style meals with an emphasis on fresh, organic, and local foods. We'll have single, double, and triple cabins available for lodging. All of the cabins have hardwood floors, have been modernized, and each has its own private bathroom. There will be space for up to 28 men on this weekend. *Please be aware that Sequoia Retreat Center is not wheelchair-accessible, however all of our other sites used for Weekends of Recovery are wheelchair accessible. "Before attending the WoR, I was on a crash course with disaster. My marriage and family were bearing the weight of my abuse! Processing the experience makes me thankful the facilitators care so much! I felt like they guided me personally off the tracks of destruction! The deep dark hole of depression and self loathing have very little power over me now! Get to the next WoR, you'll leave the past where it belongs!"--Hope Springs alumnus, October, 2013 Registration Costs Fees start at $695 for early registration. Registration includes the costs of the facilitated Weekend of Recovery program, with our 8 skilled facilitators from the MaleSurvivor Weekend of Recovery Facilitator Team, plus lodging, 7 meals, and snacks. Bottled water, juices, tea and coffee will be available throughout the weekend. Scholarships are available on a limited basis to help offset registration costs. If you are seeking financial assistance to attend the Weekend, the first thing to do is consider your health insurance plan. Some of the larger carriers do provide reimbursement for specific interventions such as the Weekend of Recovery if you ask. Call the utilization management office of your insurance company and be sure to stress the weekend is facilitated by licensed mental health clinicians.But that's just the start of an exciting 2014!    MaleSurvivor has a full slate of Weekends, Trainings, and other events planned for 2014! All leading up to our 14th International Conference that will be held at the Newark Airport Marriott in Newark, NJ Oct. 31 to Nov. 2!We encourage survivors, mental health professionals, researchers, academicians and others to submit their work on a wide range of topics. Our call for Submissions ends February 10.   And for more information on bringing a MaleSurvivor training or a Dare to Dream awareness event to your campus or community, please contact Community Outreach Director Trisha Massa or visit the website

Date/Time: 
10/31/2014 - 8:00am to 11/02/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 


Marriott Hotel
Newark Liberty International Airport
1 Hotel Road,Newrk, New Jersey 07114

Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
MaleSurvivor
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
http://www.malesurvivor.org/
Description: 

The MaleSurvivor International Conference has developed a world-renowned reputation as one of largest professional conferences with a singular focus on male victimization issues. We hope you will join us as we welcome hundreds of survivors, mental health professionals, researchers, law enforcement and legal professionals, and many others for workshops, presentations, and discussions on a wide range of topics including: International and national work with refugees, the trafficked, prisoners of war; Sexual abuse within institutions- educational, religious, athletic, military, child welfare, health care, criminal justice organizations, family structures and dynamics of abuse; Psychotherapeutic and expressive arts approaches to healing; Personal journeys of healing Managing substance abuse and self-medication; Fatherhood as a healing experience, a challenge, and an opportunity for growth; Creative inclusion & support of partners of male survivors. 

Date/Time: 
09/10/2012 - 8:00am to 09/11/2012 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Best Western Premier Great Northern Hotel
835 Great Northern Boulevard
Helena, MT 59601

City: 
Helena
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Montana Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Kelly Darcourt
Contact Phone: 
406-459-4202
Contact Email: 
kdarcourt@mcadsv.com
Description: 

The conference will focus on self reflection, individual discovery and learning ways to best support ourselves while supporting others.  This conference will bring together advocates, educators, health professionals and community members who want to learn about making positive changes to the way we do our work.Scholarships: A limited number of scholarships will be provided to current MCADSV members based on need.  To apply for a scholarship please type the link below into your web browser:http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ScholarshipApplicationFormAnnualConferenceThe scholarship application deadline is July 30, 2012.  Please note that we will not accept scholarship applications after the deadline.

Date/Time: 
07/17/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Vera Institute of Justice
Description: 

The Center on Victimization and Safety at the Vera Institute of Justice is pleased to announce a 6-part webinar series on Cultivating Your Evaluation Capacity.Research has shown that an organization needs to have a number of elements in place before it can begin a meaningful evaluation. These elements include a culture that promotes learning and improvement, staff commitment and support for evaluation, and an understanding of how change is expected to occur within your organization, among others. This webinar series is designed to help your organization assess its readiness and capacity to take on evaluation activities, with the ultimate goal of integrating sustainable evaluation efforts into your organization.This FREE webinar series is open to any U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women grantee, their affiliates and partners, and is designed specifically for organizations that address domestic and sexual violence.

Date/Time: 
08/21/2014 - 8:30am to 08/22/2014 - 4:30pm
Location
Address: 

Alliant International University-M18
10455 Pomerado Road
San Diego, California 92131

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Institute on Violence, Abuse & Trauma
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
http://www.ivatcenters.org/
Description: 

MEGA♪ is a developmentally sensitive, evidence–based, gender-specific risk assessment tool for assessing the level of risk for coarse sexual  improprieties and/or sexually abusive behaviors of male and female youth ages 4-19.  This training will discuss the strengths of the MEGA♪ and risk assessment reports in multiple formats. 

Date/Time: 
09/14/2012 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Location
Address: 

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center
The Leader Building
526 Superior Avenue, Suite 1400
in Downtown Cleveland

City: 
Cleveland
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
216-619-6194 x104
Description: 

So often, men’s issues of trauma go unaddressed in their treatment for mental health and addiction, which complicates or frustrates the recovery process and threatens long term recovery. This workshop is designed to provide information, support and intervention strategy to clinical and assessment professionals in their work with male clients who also have a history of trauma.Presenter:Kirsti Mouncey, LISW-S, LCDCIIIVice President of Client and Clinical ServicesCleveland Rape Crisis CenterCEU’s: 6Fee: $65

Date/Time: 
02/26/2014 - 8:00am to 02/27/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Keck Center
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Institute of Medicine
Description: 

A 2-day public workshop to explore the relationship between mental health and violence. The workshop will feature invited presentations and discussions with the goal of laying the foundation for progress in improving outcomes with respect to mental health and violence embodied in research, policy change, and program development.Workshop speakers and participants will explore a continuum of approaches to improving both mental health and violence prevention with the objectives of:

  • Arriving at a better understanding of the intersections between mental health and violence, including:
    • The relationships between mental health dysfunction and risks of violence perpetration and victimization as well as the mental health consequences of exposure to violence; and
    • The extent to which improved mental health functioning and improved mental health services can--or cannot--address concerns about violence in society.
  • Exploring a new model for thinking about the intersections of mental health promotion and violence prevention that is useful for improving outcomes.
Date/Time: 
07/08/2014 - 8:00am to 07/10/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

The John D. O'Bryant African-American Institute
@ Northeastern Universtiy, Boston, MA

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Northeastern University Center for the Study of Sport in Society
Description: 

The MVP Institute is a three-day interactive training designed for adults and adult educators, led by engaging and knowledgeable teams of male and female facilitators. Upon completion of the Institute, participants receive a copy of the MVP curriculum and are certified to utilize it with their direct service population. Male and female adult educators and youth service providers are encouraged to attend. The Institute is also open to other adults who are interested in exploring the topic of men’s violence against women. For more information, email Jarrod Chin or call 617-373-8420. To register, click here!

Date/Time: 
03/20/2014 - 8:00am to 03/21/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Albuquerque, New Mexico

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
NMCADV
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
www.messagematters.info
Description: 

In this unique, first-of-its-kind Messaging Summit, participants will learn from nationally renowned communication experts about the fundamentals of strategic communication-about what works and why - and come away with a framework for the creation of powerful messages that will resonate far into the future.Who should attend?  Domestic violence professionals, stakeholders and allied organizations who want to learn and effectively apply the fundamentals of persuasive messaging.

  • Gain an increased awareness and understanding of state-of-the-art research on effective  approaches.  What works best and why?
  • Learn to avoid common messaging pitfalls.
  • Become familiar with and be able to apply concepts such as framing and metaphor, and  understand the role emotions play in persuasive messaging strategies.
  • Respond effectively to harmful narratives as they emerge.
  • Identify and assess the strengths and weaknesses of current messaging efforts, and brainstorm new approaches.
  • Learn why our approach to reaching victims of violence may be falling short and what
  • can be done to make it better.

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