Date/Time: 
05/02/2014 - 2:00pm to 05/05/2014 - 12:00pm
Location
Address: 

Chicago, IL

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Chicago Summit
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
http://chicagosummit.lgbthomelessness.com/
Description: 

Windy City Times is hosting a summit May 2-5 on LGBTQ youth in the Chicago region, to assess the current issues impacting homeless youth, and new solutions to these complex issues. Kim Hunt, executive director of Affinity Community Services, is the summit’s director.The title of the summit is “Owning Our Lives: Dream It. Speak It. Do It!!”Each of the summit’s three days will have a different area of focus:Friday, May 2, 2-8 p.m.Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s HospitalOpen to people 25 and under who have been impacted by homelessness.Registration: FREESat., May 3, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.University of Illinois at Chicago, Behavioral Sciences Bldg, 1007 W. HarrisonOpen to youth, nonprofits, government agencies, politicians, foundations,  activists, service providers, academic researchers and individuals working on these issues.Registration: $45 adults, youth freeMon., May 5, 8 a.m.-NoonMuseum of Broadcast Communications, 360 N. State St.Report to government agencies, politicians, foundations (private, public and corporate foundations encouraged to attend), academics, and donors.Registration: FREEFor more information visit the website.

Date/Time: 
08/21/2014 - 8:00am to 08/22/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Radisson Convention Center
1150 Camp Hill Bypass
Camp Hill, PA  17011

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
PA Department of Health | Office of Health Equity
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
http://www.health.state.pa.us/
Description: 

Second biennial conference aimed towards increasing knowledge about health equity and sharing best practices to reduce health disparities that affect underserved and vulnerable populations in Pennsylvania.  The focus at this year’s conference will be the impact of chronic diseases and its associated risk factors for diverse populations, particularly for immigrants/refugees, as well as the role that socioeconomic differences, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, disabilities, etc., play in creating health disparities.  It includes, but it is not limited to, cultural competence, language issues, health literacy, as well as the impact of the social determinants of health in achieving health equity.Registration coming soon.

Date/Time: 
05/13/2014 - 8:00am to 05/14/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Capitol Plaza Hotel and Convention Center
1717 SW Topeka Blvd.
Topeka, KS

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence Preconference Institute
Description: 

The 17th Annual Crime Victims’ Rights Conference will be hosted by the Governor and Attorney General. View more details about the conference and registration.

Date/Time: 
05/12/2014 - 10:00am to 6:00pm
Location
Address: 

Capitol Plaza Hotel
1717 SW Topeka Blvd.
Topeka, KS

Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence Preconference Institute
Description: 

This one day pre-conference will be focused on intimate partner sexual violence (IPSV), an often overlooked yet prevalent and very serious aspect of domestic violence cases. Participants in this conference will learn about the prevalence of IPSV, victim impact, the importance of understanding IPSV for risk assessment, strategies for encouraging disclosure and responding to IPSV, and other related issues. This interactive session will also explore the language of violence against women: how we talk about and write about these crimes. The pre-conference wiill be presented by Lynn Hecht Schafran and Claudia Bayliff. Email for additional questions about registration.

Date/Time: 
04/11/2014 - 8:00am to 2:30pm
Location
Address: 

Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
225 Eastview Drive
Central Islip, NY 11722

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
VIBS
Description: 

On Friday, April 11, 2014, VIBS Family Violence and Rape Crisis Center will host its annual Suffolk County Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Conference at the Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center at Touro College. The goal of this event is to bring together community stakeholders to share knowledge and ideas about how to prevent and respond to sexual assault. This event is open to the entire community, and will draw participants from various fields, including law enforcement, education, and other human service agencies.This year's conference will focus on prevention and response to child sexual abuse and will highlight the Enough Abuse Campaign, a national grassroots movement aimed at providing adults and communities with the knowledge and skills to put an end to the child sexual abuse epidemic. VIBS Family Violence and Rape Crisis Center is thrilled to partner with the Suffolk County Child Advocacy Center as the lead agencies for Suffolk County's Enough Abuse Campaign, one of only three sites chosen in the state of New York.Conference events will also include:-A keynote address by Terri Muuss, author of Over Exposed: A Poetic Memoir-Eight different workshop offerings-Networking opportunities-Continental breakfast and lunchFor more information, email Lindsay Schoenig or call 631-360-3730 x220.

Date/Time: 
06/12/2014 - 8:00am to 06/14/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Pennsylvania Convention Center
1200 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Mazzoni Center
Description: 

Now in its thirteenth year, PTHC proudly offers a space for Trans* people and our allies, families, and providers to come together to re-envision what health means for Trans* people. The focus of this unique conference is promoting transgender health and wellness in mind, body, spirit, and community. PTHC recognizes the interconnections among all aspects of our well-being; including health, safety, education, employment, housing, and social support.Further, PTHC recognizes that accessible and quality healthcare is an integral part of self-determining our bodies and identities in the larger world. As much as possible, PTHC strives to ensure that the conference addresses the diverse needs of all people who identify as Trans* or beyond the binary gender system, as well as our partners, families, and allies. In addition, in an effort to increase the availability of quality, culturally-competent care for transgender communities, PTHC also provides a workshops for medical, mental health, and social service providers.For more information, visit the website.

Date/Time: 
05/01/2014 - 8:00am to 05/03/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Washington Marriott Wardman Park
Washington, D.C.

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
American Psychological Association
Description: 

APA and ABA are joining together to co-sponsor this continuing education national conference, addressing the broad range of issues related to the exposure of children, youth and families to violence in and around the home, community and society.The conference will:

  • Present nearly 40 plenary and invited sessions addressing prevention and intervention.
  • Focus on violence across individual, family, community and social contexts.
  • Have broad appeal to psychologists, attorneys, judges, legal scholars, behavioral and social science scholars, social workers, and other professionals in legal, mental health, social service and education fields. 
  • Offer continuing education credits to both psychologists and attorneys (CE and CLE).
  • Close with a networking session, to give participants an opportunity to exchange information and views about critical issues and promote strategies for addressing violence.
Date/Time: 
04/24/2014 - 8:30am to 04/25/2014 - 4:00pm
Location
Address: 

The Circuit Center
5 Hot Metal Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Description: 

The Ninth Annual Conference promises another exciting two days of nationally known presenters, innovative ideas, educational sessions and networking.The Child Advocacy Center at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC's mission is to protect children and promote healthy families. They strive to accomplish this mission by adhering to standards of excellence in assessment of child maltreatment and in medical care of vulnerable children. They also work in collaboration with and in support of the efforts of other child protection professionals, by providing acute and primary medical care, case management, medical consultations, court testimony and SCAN and multidisciplinary team meetings.Thursday, April 24, 2014, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, 8:30 a.m.–3:45 p.mTopics

  • Drug Identification
  • Photography
  • Human Trafficking
  • Polygraphs and the role in investigations
  • Mental Health Topics in the Child Welfare System and many more!
Date/Time: 
05/01/2014 - 8:00am to 05/03/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Marriott Washington Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC 20008

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
The American Psychological Association and the American Bar Association
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
http://www.apa.org
Description: 

Nearly 40 plenary and invited workshop sessions will focus on issues relating to the exposure of children, youth, and families to violence in and around their homes, communities, and in society. Attorney General Eric Holder will deliver the keynote address. Learn more about the conference's agenda and details. Contact American Psychological Association for more information about the conference.

Date/Time: 
03/27/2014 - 8:00am to 03/28/2014 - 12:00pm
Location
City: 
Troy
Postal Code: 
12180
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Rensselaer County Sexual Assault Response Team
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Lindsey Crusan
Contact Phone: 
(518) 271-3639
Contact Email: 
Lindsey.Crusan@sphp.com
Description: 

Join members of the Rensselaer County Sexual Assault Response Team (SART), students and professionals from healthcare, law enforcement, counseling, advocacy, higher education, and prosecution from throughout New York State for their fourth annual conference “Joining Forces: Reducing and Responding to Sexual Assault Across Disciplines.”  Attendees of the conference may choose from a variety of workshops which fit their interests and training needs, and will also have the  opportunity to network with other professionals.

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. David Lisak as our keynote speaker.  Learn more information about the conference or register.  If you have questions or concerns, please contact Lindsey Crusan.

 

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