Date/Time: 
04/08/2013 - 8:00am to 04/10/2013 - 12:00pm
Location
City: 
Dallas
Postal Code: 
75201
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Genesis Women's Shelter & Dallas Police Department
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Becky Park
Contact Phone: 
214-389-7773
Contact Email: 
director@conferencecaw.org
Description: 

Our mission is to provide a national forum to disseminate the highest level of training, information and strategies to professionals who are responders and advocates to victims of crimes against women. We are THE national clearinghouse of best practices for professionals working in the area of crimes against women and addresses issues of victim advocacy, investigation and prosecution of a wide range of crimes committed against women.

Date/Time: 
04/11/2013 - 12:00pm
Location
City: 
Hendersonville
Postal Code: 
28739
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Healing Place
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Angie Alley
Contact Phone: 
(828) 692-0495
Contact Email: 
aalley@thehealingplace.info
Contact Website: 
http://thehealingplace.info
Description: 

THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2013, Henderson County residents and professionals are invited to attend the first annual CELEBRATION OF COURAGE luncheon where you will be introduced to our featured speaker, Ms. Olga Trujillo, abuse survivor, attorney and author of The Sum of My Parts, copies of which are available at the main library and for sale on Amazon.com.  This is the electrifying story of Olga's traumatic childhood of sexual, emotional and physical abuse and the amazing courage it took for her to emerge from that tunnel of terror to become the accomplished and healed individual whose voice, once heard, you will never forget.

Date/Time: 
05/09/2013 - 8:00am to 05/10/2013 - 5:00pm
Location
City: 
Montpelier
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Prevent Child Abuse Vermont
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Robin Castle, M.A.
Contact Email: 
rcastle@pcavt.org
Contact Website: 
www.pcavt.org
Description: 

You are Invited to Become a Trainer!If you work with families who have young children, you prevent child sexual abuse every day.  Teaching communication and empathy to both children and adults increases protective factors and decreases the risk of abuse.  This 2-day training will give you the skills to increase parents' and professionals' knowledge of healthy sexuality, teach specific skills to protect children, and support teachers and childcare providers in the implementation of the Care for Kids Program.$475 general fee or $250 for Vermonters

Date/Time: 
02/06/2013 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Just Detention International
Description: 

Just Detention International is a international health and human rights organization that seeks to eliminate sexual violence in all forms of detention. "The Right Response: Addressing Sexual Abuse in Large, Urban Jails" is the third in a three-part series of webinars on providing services to survivors of sexual abuse in jails. This JDI webinar will help advocates develop a better understanding of the crisis of sexual abuse in large, urban jails. The session will review the obstacles to providing victim services in such facilities, such as the high levels of need among inmates. Participants will hear from expert speakers on how to conduct hospital accompaniments, handle hotline calls, and deliver vital-in person services. The webinar will also review the new opportunities to expand inmate services afforded by the Prison Rape Elimination Act standards, which are binding on jails nationwide. 

The session will feature a conversation between a community-based victim services advocate and the administrator of a large, urban jail who are collaborating on a program to address sexual abuse in the facility. They will discuss the benefits of working together, and offer tips on overcoming the challenges of working in city jails with many inmates. The session will conclude with a presentation on creating sexual assault response teams, followed by a question-and-answer session. 

The series is part of JDI’s National Sexual Violence in Detention Education and Resource Project, which is supported by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women. The first two webinars of this series can be found in the archived webinars section of this page.

Who Should Attend: 

This webinar is aimed at advocates and service providers – rape crisis center staff, counselors, and administrators – though anyone who works in the victim services field is encouraged to attend. Corrections officials, law enforcement, and other professionals in related fields are also invited.

Register for the webinar

Date/Time: 
04/27/2013 - 8:30am
Location
City: 
St. Louis
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Moving4ward Ministries
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Dionna Latimer
Contact Phone: 
314-249-3974
Contact Email: 
infobox@moving4wardstl.com
Contact Website: 
http://www.moving4wardstl.com
Description: 

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH.....IT'S TIME TO WALK ABOUT IT!MOVING4WARD MINISTRIES IS PROUDLY HOSTING OUR 1ST ANNUAL 5K WALK TO HELP BRING AN END TO THE SILENCE BEHIND SEXUAL VIOLENCE, AND TO BRING ENCOURAGMENT TO ALL SURVIVORS BY LETTING THEM KNOW THEIR VOICE HAS A RIGHT TO BE HEARD AND THEY ARE NOT ALONE.COME STROLL WITH US ON SATURDAY, APRIL 27,2013 AT CREVE COEUR MEMORIAL LAKE PARK (TREMAYNE PAVILION).  LET'S ALLOW OUR VOICES TO BE HEARD!!  FOR REGISTRATION INFORMATION, OR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION, PLEASE GO TO WWW.MOVING4WARDSTL.COM  

Date/Time: 
04/27/2013 - 7:00pm
Location
City: 
Syracuse
Postal Code: 
13215
Country: 
253
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Renee DeVesty
Contact Phone: 
(315) 345-7982
Contact Email: 
reneedevesty@gmail.com
Contact Website: 
www.cleanslatediaries.com
Description: 

The Clean Slate Diaries was created to honor and recognize the path survivors of Sexual Abuse & Domestic Violence have walked. Currently, there are no races taking place in support of survivor recovery or color-coded products sold to recognize the intense courage and fierce determination required to overcome the trauma that remains from these crimes.

Clean Slate Founder and Executive Producer, Renee DeVesty, knew that finding your voice was an essential first step in the healing process.  A survivor of Rape and Domestic Violence, she decided to choreograph an evening of Art, Music, Dance and Spoken Word Stories that would inspire and empower survivors to break through the darkness of guilt and shame and allow their light to shine – their voice to be heard – using Art as a form of expression.

Produced by survivors, for survivors and held annually during April’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Syracuse, New York, 2013 will bring together five area colleges and universities to raise awareness of the high incidence of sexaul assault and intimate partner violence among the college demographic, along with award-winning musicians, artists and dancers.

This event is a reminder that despite anything that has happened, a new beginning is always available to us – an opportunity to wipe away the stain and begin again.

Date/Time: 
01/09/2013 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Just Detention International
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7040659284246188032
Description: 

Just Detention International is a international health and human rights organization that seeks to eliminate sexual violence in all forms of detention. "Getting Down to Basics" is the first of a three-part series of webinars on providing services to survivors of sexual abuse in jails. The webinar will provide an overview of the crisis of sexual abuse in jails, outlining the factors that make this violence so prevalent, as well as its devastating impact on survivors. Participants will have an opportunity to hear first-hand accounts of sexual abuse in jail from JDI Survivor Council members. The webinar will also feature JDI staff who have worked extensively to ensure services for incarcerated survivors. Following the presentation, participants will have a chance to ask questions The series is part of JDI’s National Sexual Violence in Detention Education and Resource Project, which is supported by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women.Who Should Attend: This webinar series is aimed at advocates and service providers – rape crisis center staff, counselors, and administrators – though anyone who works in the victim services field is encouraged to attend. Corrections officials, law enforcement, and other professionals in related fields are also invited.Register online.

Date/Time: 
04/17/2013 - 8:00am to 04/18/2013 - 5:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Service Women's Action Network (SWAN)
Event Contact
Contact Email: 
summit@servicewomen.org
Description: 

SWAN is thrilled to announce Truth and Justice: The 2013 Summit on Military Sexual Violence, taking place on April 17-18 in Washington, DC.  For more information, please visit http://truthandjusticesummit.org/        asdfj .

Date/Time: 
04/24/2013 - 6:00am
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Description: 
Date/Time: 
09/17/2012 (All day) to 09/23/2012 (All day)
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
SAMSHA
Contact Website: 
http://www.promoteacceptance.samhsa.gov/10by10/wellness_week.aspx
Description: 

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMSHA) launched National Wellness Week as a part of National Recovery Month. During this week, SAMSHA encourages everyone to increase healthy behaviors. Events highlighted during this week support one of the Eight Dimensions of Wellness and involve exploring talents, skills, relationships, and environments to promote wellness. Substance abuse and mental health concerns are commonly associated with sexual violence. Healthy and well communities and practices may help to reduce risk factors for violence.

Learn more about National Wellness Week.

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