Date/Time: 
04/08/2014 - 6:30pm
Location
Address: 

Impact Church

City: 
College Station
Postal Code: 
77807
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
SingleMoms Created4Change
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Raquel Masco
Contact Phone: 
9795751034
Contact Email: 
raquelmasco18@gmail.com
Contact Website: 
http://www.singlemoms-created4change.com
Description: 

We will honor our moms who are survivors as we bring awareness to sexual assault in our community, state and nation.

Date/Time: 
05/28/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation
Description: 

The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School, Freedman Consulting, the American Public Human Services Association, and the National Governors Association are excited to present a webinar on facilitating technology innovation in public human services. As the challenges facing public human services agencies continue to grow, the potential exists for technology to serve as a powerful to tool to support well-being among the most vulnerable children and families. This webinar will illustrate the opportunities and rewards for human service agencies leveraging technology innovation, as well as highlight relevant strategies to assist would-be innovators seeking to take advantage of the opportunities provided by technology.Presenters in this webinar will discuss the number of ways human services agencies stand to benefit by successfully leveraging technology innovation. Following information from each of the presenters there will be the opportunity for webinar attendees to pose questions to the presenters.Accompanying this webinar is a report entitled “Gaining Ground: Facilitating Technology Innovation in Human Services.” Written by Freedman Consulting, with support from the Ford Foundation, this report details several approaches to confronting common challenges associated with adopting innovative technology to support human services agencies.

Date/Time: 
06/23/2014 - 1:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Center for Victims of Crime
Description: 

The National Center for Victims of Crime is pleased to announce our upcoming webinar, "Fighting Trafficking with the Power of Forensic Science," on June 23. This webinar will focus on new efforts to address worldwide trafficking in persons using forensic science. An expert at the University of New Haven will present information about how DNA can be used to increase the investigation and prosecution of the criminals behind these crimes, while minimizing trauma to the victims. 

Date/Time: 
03/25/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
PreventConnect
Description: 

Interested in preventing sexual and domestic violence in your community? Want to engage in a discussion about the underlying causes of sexual and domestic violence and understand how to effectively address these root causes? Join Prevention Institute’s Annie Lyles along with special guests for this introductory web conference reviewing the fundamentals of a public health approach to preventing violence. Highlighting promising, innovative practices, they will discuss how to use the Spectrum of Prevention to create comprehensive strategies to address this complex issue.  This web conference will also focus on five norms that make sexual and domestic violence more likely to occur and share strategies to effectively shift norms and prevent violence.

Date/Time: 
04/19/2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location
Address: 

Stafford Sport & Health Club

(Basketball court)

315 Garrisonville Road  Stafford, VA 22554

 

City: 
Stafford
Postal Code: 
22554
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Repackaged Goods
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Tyeasha "Ty" VanBuren
Contact Phone: 
(540) 455-5253
Contact Email: 
pfitnesswty@gmail.com
Contact Website: 
http://practicalfitnesswithty.com
Description: 

April is national sexual assault awareness month. 1 of out 6 women and 1 out of 33 men are affected by this awful tragedy. Well in honor of the survivors around the world, we’re going to PARTY and shake it Zumba® style so they know they are not alone! Bring your teal, a friend and your smiles!

Awesome instructor line-up!

Sorry, childcare is not available for this event.

  

Tickets are a $10 donation in advance or $15 at the door.  Donations are accepted. 

Proceeds goes to local, state and national sexual assault advocacy non-profit organizations including but not limited to RCASA, VSDVAA & RAINN.

Date/Time: 
05/13/2014 - 8:00am
Location
Address: 

Double Tree by Hilton Hotel
Annapolis, MD

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
MNADV & MCASA
Description: 

Please come and join a one day conference jointly hosted by the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence (MNADV) and the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA).  The conference will focus on cutting edge best practices and is appropriate for domestic violence and sexual assault advocates, law enforcement, therapists, health care professionals and others who work with or are interested in assisting those affected by domestic violence. Participants will be able to attend a plenary session as well as three additional sessions of their choice. Register below to take advantage of discounted early bird rates or check back later for more information as details become available!For more information click here.

Date/Time: 
01/09/2013 - 2:00pm
Location
Address: 
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: 
04/22/2014 - 3:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
SAMHSA
Description: 

Girls' abuse of substances has been increasing, with dangerous consequences to their health and well-being. Among youth ages 12-17, girls' nonmedical use of prescription painkillers, alcohol, methamphetamine, and most other illicit drugs matches or exceeds that of boys. Adolescent girls have different intervention, treatment, and recovery support needs from those of adolescent boys or adult women. This webinar will discuss current trends in adolescent girl substance use as well as effective strategies for intervention, treatment, and support for girls. After completing this webinar, participants will have a working understanding of how the terms gender-responsive, trauma-informed, culturally relevant, recovery-oriented, family-centered, and age-appropriate apply to effective services for girls.Participants will be able to summarize:  

  • Girls' substance use trends and concerns
  • Girl-centered responses and interventions
  • Resources for girls: recovery schools, family interventions, and the Voices Program
Date/Time: 
04/24/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
PreventConnect
Description: 

Moving from individual awareness building to community norms change strategies as a part of sexual and domestic violence prevention efforts (in collaboration with Prevention Institute)

Date/Time: 
02/25/2014 - 3:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
SAMHSA
Description: 

What does it mean to be an adolescent girl today? This session provides an overview of girls' development and growth during adolescence and the opportunities and risks that they face. Topics include physical changes, socialization, roles and relationships, identity development, risks, and resiliency as factors affecting girls during this critical time. After completing this webinar, participants will have a basic understanding of developmental issues for adolescent girls that will support more effective work with girls and young women ages 12 to 18.Participants will be able to describe:  

  • Typical and atypical developmental trajectories
  • The role of peer and family relationships
  • The impact of culture and values
  • Strategies for fostering resiliency and empowerment

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