Dallas Children's Advocacy Center and the Dallas Police Department
This conference provides training for professionals in government and nonprofit agencies—law enforcement, child protective services, social work, children's advocacy, therapy, and medicine—who work directly with child victims of crime.
This training will focus on the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault as well as stalking. Topics include:•Sexual Assault Dynamics - Effectively Recognizing and Responding to Sexual Assault•The Impact of Trauma on Memory and Overcoming Barriers to Successfully Interview Victims of Sexual Assault•Start by Believing Public Awareness Campaign•Unfounded Cases and False Reports•Gang-Related Violence Against Women and Girls•VAWA Forensic Compliance and Anonymous Reporting•Educating Judges and Juries on Victim Behavior in Sexual Assault and Intimate Partner Violence•The Use of Technology to Stalk - Intermediate and Advanced Intervention•Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assault•The Impact of DNA on the Sexual Assault Investigation•Investigating Sexual Assault: A Multidisciplinary Collaborative Approach
The Association’s conference promises to be packed with diverse sessions and the option to earn valuable CEs. In addition to covering the most current forensic nursing science topics, the Conference offers a wonderful opportunity to network with your peers. As a member, you receive the discounted member rate.The Early Registration rate is $525 USD for Members and $654 USD for Nonmembers. Early registration ends July 31. This is a four-day conference and registration includes continental breakfast and three lunches.Conference Objectives1.Describe the current state of the science in forensic nursing.2.Provide opportunities to exchange knowledge related to the future of forensic nursing.3.Identify strategies to influence the future of forensic nursing and the global response to violence.4.Evaluate the risks and benefits of technological advances as they relate to forensic nursing and issues of violence5.Incorporate evidence-based strategies into forensic nursing practice.Tracks for Concurrent and Poster Sessions•Administrative & Leadership•Death Investigation•General Forensic & Legal•Intimate Partner Violence•Pediatrics•Psychiatry & Corrections•SANE
Affiliated Trainings are specialized trainings scheduled on September 5 &/or 6 prior to the 19th International Conference & Summit on Violence, Abuse &Trauma . We are partnering with various agencies to provide these trainings. These trainings must be registered for separately from the main conference on September 7-10.Affiliated Trainings/WorkshopsAT 1: Breaking the Silence: Healing the Shame of Male Survivors of Sexual Victimization AT 2: A Multi-Pronged Approach to Ending Corporal Punishment of Children in the United States: Creating a Non-Violent FutureAT 3:Child Sexual Abuse in the Context of Interpersonal ViolenceAT 4: Testifying in Criminal, Civil and Family Courts
This national conference will provide opportunities for tribal, state, and federal participants to share knowledge, experiences, and ideas for developing and improving strategies and programs that serve the unique needs of crime victims in Indian Country.
Institute on Violence, Abuse & Trauma at Alliant International University
This Conference has become a unique forum for people from all disciplines and philosophies to gather for in-depth exchange of current information on all facets of violence, abuse and trauma prevention, intervention and research. We are one of the very few conferences that actually includes researchers, practitioners, advocates, consumer-survivors, and front-line workers from all disciplines to share information, discuss controversial issues, and have the difficult dialogues. Topic tracks span intimate partner violence, child maltreatment, children exposed to violence, at risk youth, criminal justice issues, sexual assault, people with disabilities, treatment of victims and offenders, elder abuse, trauma, and more. This year’s Conference also includes the National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan Summit and Research Sessions: A Conference within A Conference! We have strived to infuse our theme of Working Together to End Violence, Abuse and Trauma - "Collaboration & Commitment for Change” into the presentations as well as into the thoughtfulness and professionalism reflected in the Conference content.For more information call 858-527-1860 x4030 or email.
The Futures Without Violence SOS Institute is an interactive 2.5 day training and six-month follow up support on action plans to enhance organizational infrastructure and provide institutional sustainability support for community based organizations working with underrepresented and underserved populations.For additional information please contact Monica Arenas 415-678-5519
National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA)
Professional valueWhether you serve victims of crime and crisis or manage people that do, you will find the 40th NOVA Conference an exceptional value. As the longest standing annual training conference of this type, the NOVA Conference is rooted in a tradition of excellence and built upon a commitment to innovation. And with four days of training, the NOVA Conference can provide one full year’s Continuing Education Units for programs like NACP.Professional skillsChoose from over 100 workshops and plenary sessions for new, intermediate, and advanced victim advocates. Educational topics include: counseling & advocacy; restorative justice; program management; identity theft/cyber crimes; spiritual and mental health services; homicide issues; domestic violence and sexual assault; special concerns for children, elderly, and victims with disabilities; public policy; law enforcement and prosecution models; Native American Justice; self care and burnout; interdisciplinary services and collaboration; and much more.
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
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