Date/Time: 
05/20/2014 - 8:00am to 05/23/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Description: 

This cross-disciplinary conference will provide an in-depth focus on prevention, response, and coping with violence and trauma in the context of families, schools, medical settings, workplace, and in the military. For each of the four days of training, breakout sessions will include panels focused on both research and skill-building. Daily panels within the larger conference are organized according to subthemes. Many C.E. workshops will be offered in the evenings, including ones that cover professional ethics.Reach RegistrationAttendees can select from single day or full conference registration options.•Full Conference: $150•Per Day: $50•IUP Students: $25 per dayFor general questions, please email Pearl Berman, Professor of Psychology, or call at 724-357-2105.

Date/Time: 
07/14/2014 - 8:00am to 07/15/2014 - 8:00am
Location
Address: 

Northern Arizona University

City: 
Flagstaff
Postal Code: 
86011
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Family Violence Institute at NAU
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Holly Hulen
Contact Phone: 
928-523-3591
Contact Email: 
Holly.Hulen@nau.edu
Contact Website: 
www.nau.edu/fvi/summerconference
Description: 

The first High Altitude Family Violence Summer Conference addresses many of the key issues various community, state and federal agencies and stakeholders confront when working family violence cases. Renowned experts from a variety of professional backgrounds (research, expert witnessing, law, policing, psychology, public policy, social work, and nursing) explore issues such as coercive control, the profound significance of trauma, and child abuse and neglect. The conference will take place on Northern Arizona University's Flagstaff Mountain campus. We encourage attendance by all those involved in the wide-ranging field of family violence and welcome you to the beautiful NAU campus for an exceptional high altitude learning experience. 

 

Topics include: child abuse and neglect, child custody, coercive control, vicarious trauma, intimate partner violence & homicide, child sexual abuse investigations, expert witnessing, prosecuting strategies, safety planning, strangulation, predominant aggressor, and survivor perspectives. 

 

See the full program on our conference website.

 

Date/Time: 
07/25/2014 - 8:00am to 07/28/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, Florida

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Sister Song
Description: 

SisterSong and the Free Marissa Now Campaign have partnered to organize the "Standing Our Ground: Raising Our Voices against Reproductive Oppression and Violence against Women" weekend in Jacksonville, FL this July 25-28.SCHEDULE Friday, July 25th - 9:30am- 4:30pmRJ 101 Training - Open to the community of Jacksonville and for activists who haven't had the chance to experience SisterSong's premier training! 5:30pm-7:00pm - Meet & Greet at the Host Hotel (Crowne Plaza) Saturday, July 26th - 9:00am- 6:00pmRJ Institute at Host Hotel Panel Discussion Topics include:• RJ & the Criminal Justice System• RJ & the Child Welfare System• RJ & Violence Against Women• So You Want to Talk About "Modern Day Slavery"?• Doing Collectively What We Can't Do Individually!• Southern Call to Action!Sunday, July 27th - Free AfternoonTake time to explore the city and rich history of Jacksonville 7:00pm - Free Marissa Now Benefit Concert Monday, July 28th - Direct Action - 8:00am  Meet at Host Hotel to March to Duval County CourthouseFor questions regarding the weekend, contact us at 404-756-2680 or email.

Date/Time: 
11/15/2014 - 8:00am to 11/19/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

New Orleans, LA

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
American Public Health Association (APHA)
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
http://www.apha.org/
Description: 

APHA's Annual Meeting & Exposition is a home for public health professionals to convene, learn, network and engage. We invite you to join more than 12,000 of your peers to share information, promote best practices, advocate for public health issues and enhance your career. Come experience APHA.

Date/Time: 
05/20/2014 - 8:00am to 05/23/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Description: 

A cross disciplinary conference  focused on the prevention, experience and responses to interpersonal violence including a research and a clinical track of presentations and workshops.  Designed for academic, graduate students, and professional audiences.Registration:  $150 for 4 days, $50 for single day.To register, visit the conference website and click on Inaugural REACH ConferenceFor more information contact Pearl Berman  or Maureen McHugh.

Date/Time: 
08/14/2014 - 8:00am to 08/17/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Hilton Alexandrai Mark Center
Alexandria, VA

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Woodhull Sexual Freedom Alliance
Description: 

Welcome to the 5th year of the only Sexual Freedom Summit – the event where all of the personal and political elements of the sexual freedom movement come together.  And this year, 2014, brings you even more of the fabulous discussions, trainings, networking events, and extended Institutes than ever before.Attend from Thursday, August 14, 2014 for four fabulous days, thru Sunday, August 17, 2014, to share information, experiences, and strategies to use in the fight for human rights and sexual freedom.They'll talk about the denial of our identities, relationships and families, the undermining of our health care, and reduction of our access to sexuality education, as well as the criminalization of our sexual expression and pleasure.But they'll also be talking about how to create the change they want to see in these and other areas.Many ideas, CEs, CLEs, tons of topics, one goal:  to affirm sexual freedom as a fundamental human right.

Date/Time: 
07/15/2014 - 8:00am to 07/17/2014 - 12:00pm
Location
Address: 

St. Louis, MO

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Resource Sharing Project (RSP)
Description: 

SAVE THE DATE! Cultivating Possibilities in Rural Sexual Assault Services July 15-17, 2014 in St. Louis, MO Join RSP for a FREE conference for OVW Rural Grantees! The Resource Sharing Project is pleased to provide this new 2.5 day training exclusively to OVW Rural Grantees that are dual/multi-service advocacy agencies or rural state sexual assault coalitions. This meeting will open the door to innovative possibilities in our rural work with sexual assault survivors.   Workshops on:• Financial Management• Holistic Healing Methods• Working with Immigrant & Refugee Populations   • Working with Native American Survivors  • Trauma-Informed Care• Expanding Community Partnerships• Serving Incarcerated Survivors    & more! Registration opens April 14 There are only 100 seats available for this conference. Each Rural Grant(lead grantee and sub-grantees combined) may send four attendees. Pleasecontact Kris Bein with any questions at 515-244-7424, or Valerie Davis at 515-974-5610.

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: 
10/09/2014 - 8:00am to 10/10/2014 - 4:00pm
Location
Address: 

Harrisburg Hilton

City: 
Harrisburg
Country: 
300
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Tracy Griffith
Contact Phone: 
717-545-6400 ext. 190
Contact Email: 
tgriffith@pcadv.org
Description: 

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence will hold the 2014 conference on Oct 9 and 10, 2014.  Look for more information in the coming months.

Date/Time: 
05/28/2014 - 8:00am to 05/30/2014 - 12:30pm
Location
Address: 

Heathman Lodge
Vancouver, WA

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs (WCSAP)
Description: 

The goals of our conference are to unite agencies and individuals working to end sexual violence, to provide educational opportunities to deepen our understanding of sexual violence, and to facilitate social change.The theme of this year’s conference is Celebrating Resilience.As advocates and preventionists working to end sexual violence, we have needed to be resilient.  While this need has made us stronger, it does not always feel like a gift.  This year we want to acknowledge the value of resilience within ourselves, to celebrate this amazing ability, and to cultivate a community of care.  It is the resilience in our lives, our communities, and our movement that inspires each of us to work for what seems impossible at times: the end of oppression and violence. This conference is a chance to connect to our co-workers, allies, and supporters, and to renew our energy, focus, and creativity.  There is more work to do and we need to recharge in order to take on this challenge.For more information, visit their website.

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