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.

 

Date/Time: 
05/18/2014 - 8:00am to 05/21/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Prevent Child Abuse America
Description: 

Join Prevent Child Abuse America in Jacksonville, FL from May 18 - 21 for The National Conference for America's Children!  Take in lectures from world-renowned experts such as Dr. Bruce Perry and Robin Karr-Morse, participate in trainings and workshops on timely topics spanning brain architecture, home visitation, Adverse Childhood Experiences, organizational development and many more, and network with like-minded professionals equally committed to healthy starts for our nation's children!You won't want to miss this, and they don't want you to either! That's why they're announcing several cost-saving options today to help you make the journey to Jacksonville a little easier:  

  • If you're willing to volunteer by monitoring workshops, they'll offer a $50 reduction in registration to the first 20 applicants! This is a great way to learn from their great workshops while saving a little bit on the bottom line.

 

  • The Early Bird gets the lunch! Register now to not only take advantage of their Early Bird registration rate (register before April 1!), but also to be entered into a contest to attend a private lunch with Dr. Bruce Perry! Save some money and give yourself a chance to chat with one of the most accomplished researchers in the world of infant mental health.
Date/Time: 
04/11/2014 - 8:00am
Location
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 will be open to the entire community, drawing participants from various fields, including law enforcement, education, and other human service agencies. The day’s events will include a continental breakfast and networking lunch, morning panel session, workshops, and closing plenary address.The theme of this year’s conference is “Beyond Stranger Danger: Uncovering the Truth about Child Sexual Abuse” The focus of this event will be on the prevention of and response to child sexual assault. Throughout the conference we will highlight Enough Abuse Suffolk, one of three New York pilot sites participating in the Enough Abuse Campaign.This campaign, developed in Massachusetts with support from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), focuses on adult and community responsibility to prevent child sexual abuse, and we are so excited to share this revolutionary initiative with conference attendees!Additional details and registration information will be available in early March on VIBS' website. Please contact Lindsay Schoenig with any questions. We look forward to seeing you at this wonderful event!

Date/Time: 
04/10/2014 - 8:00am to 04/13/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Campus Pride
Description: 

AFLV and Campus Pride announced a strategic partnership between the West Fraternal Leadership/National Cultural Greek Leadership Conference (WFL/NCGLC) and the Out & Greek LBGT & Ally Conference.Campus Pride is the leading national educational organization for LGBT and ally college students and campus groups. The organization initiated its Lambda 10 Project in 1995 to create visibility and support of LGBT members of the college fraternity. The project works actively to develop resources and educational materials to educate on sexual orientation and gender identity/expression as it pertains to the fraternity/sorority experience.The Out and Greek LGBT & Ally Conference is the only conference of its kind for LGBT and ally fraternity and sorority leaders to share, network and learn strategies to create safer, more LGBT inclusive fraternity and sorority communities.

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