Date/Time: 
09/10/2012 - 11:00am
Location
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Substance Abuse and Mental health Services Administration's Native American Center for Excellence
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Josefine Haynes-Battle
Contact Email: 
josefine.haynes-battle@SAMHSA.hhs.gov
Description: 

 In the 21st century, one tradition that was nearly lost is contemporarily known as Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender identified Native America/American Indian/Alaskan Natives.  This webinar will examine historical perspective to today's condition and state of the Two-Spirit community.  This webinar will also look at current data, barriers and challenges of this population in seeking and accessing services.  A detail report for current resources and key recommendations will be addressed.

Date/Time: 
01/16/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
Address: 
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300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Olga Phoenix Project: Healing for Social Change
Event Contact
Contact Email: 
phoenix.olga@gmail.com
Description: 

January is a Human Trafficking Awareness Month. To commemorate and honor human trafficking victims all over the world, and to raise awareness about this particularly heinous crime against humanity, we are bringing you new webinar series: "Human Trafficking Next Door: Recognizing and Preventing Human Slavery in United States." Here is what you will be able to learn through attending these series:

  • What human trafficking looks like in the United States, including populations, venues, and barriers to identification;
  • Understand realities of human trafficking victims;
  • Learn to distinguish between different forms of human trafficking: such as sex, labor, and domestic servitude;
  • Will be able to identify special considerations for Domestic Minor Trafficking Victims special needs, reporting DMTV crimes, and learn promising practices from the field;
  • Identify intersections between human trafficking and domestic/sexual violence, know red flags, and indicators;
  • Identify and utilize available tools and resources from the field of human trafficking prevention.

 1. Sex Trafficking Overview

  • Asian Massage Parlors
  • Latino Residential Brothels
  • Russian Driving Networks
  • Domestic Sex Trafficking

2. Labor Trafficking Overview

  • Farm Workers
  • Traveling Sales Crews
  • Domestic Servitude
Date/Time: 
08/13/2014 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
1in6
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
https://1in6.org/
Description: 

This webinar for social service providers, law enforcement and other professionals who work with men, provides an opportunity to consider the particular ways men may respond differently to childhood sexual abuse. Whatever your level of knowledge about working with survivors of childhood sexual abuse, this interactive webinar may encourage you to rethink your current assumptions, examine your expectations and to employ a lens of masculinity to enhance your existing skills when working with men.This workshop explores: Common misunderstandings about men and sexual abuse; special barriers men face in disclosing childhood abuse; how cultural norms may inhibit men from seeking treatment (Gender expression, Sexual Orientation, Race, Ethnicity, Faith…); the importance and role of language in advocacy & education; helpful audit tools for program effectiveness; discussion of existing resources and the challenge of finding therapists specifically trained to work with male survivors of sexual abuse; and guidance on the critical need to remain neutral when raising the issue of sexual abuse or responding to a disclosure.

Date/Time: 
05/21/2014 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
1in6
Event Contact
Contact Website: 
https://1in6.org/
Description: 

This webinar for social service providers, law enforcement and other professionals who work with men, provides an opportunity to consider the particular ways men may respond differently to childhood sexual abuse. Whatever your level of knowledge about working with survivors of childhood sexual abuse, this interactive webinar may encourage you to rethink your current assumptions, examine your expectations and to employ a lens of masculinity to enhance your existing skills when working with men.This workshop explores: Common misunderstandings about men and sexual abuse; special barriers men face in disclosing childhood abuse; how cultural norms may inhibit men from seeking treatment (Gender expression, Sexual Orientation, Race, Ethnicity, Faith…); the importance and role of language in advocacy & education; helpful audit tools for program effectiveness; discussion of existing resources and the challenge of finding therapists specifically trained to work with male survivors of sexual abuse; and guidance on the critical need to remain neutral when raising the issue of sexual abuse or responding to a disclosure.

Date/Time: 
05/26/2011 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Sponsoring Agency: 
PreventConnect
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
PreventConnect
Contact Phone: 
916-446-2520
Description: 

Save the date!
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 Eastern  
Presenters: Michele Lynberg Plack, Ph.D., M.P.H., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Contact PreventConnect for more information.

Date/Time: 
05/25/2011 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Sponsoring Agency: 
PreventConnect
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
PreventConnect
Contact Phone: 
916-446-2520
Description: 

Save the date!
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 Eastern  
Presenters: Michele Lynberg Plack, Ph.D., M.P.H., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Contact PreventConnect for more information.

Date/Time: 
08/21/2012 - 2:00pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
OJJDP
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
OJJDP
Description: 

This Webinar will review the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and intersex (LGBTQI) youth in custody and discuss the challenges staff and leaders in facilities should address as they strive to meet the needs of LGBTQI youth. They will also provide examples of ways in which current work with LGBTQI youth in custody is evolving, the importance of changing practices based on recent federal guidelines, and how a change of culture in facilities may lead to better outcomes.

Date/Time: 
11/14/2012 - 8:00am
Location
Address: 
City: 
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300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Just Detention International
Description: 

The webinar – the first in a three-part series – will provide participants with an overview of one of the country’s worst human rights crises: the sexual abuse of prisoners. It will also highlight ways that advocates can expand services to these survivors, focusing on new opportunities created by the recently issued Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards. Webinar participants will have the chance to hear directly from survivors themselves on the dynamics and impact of this violence.This webinar 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. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.Mark your calendars for November 14, 2012 at 11:00 am PST (8:00am EST)

Date/Time: 
07/26/2012 - 11:00am
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Safe & Supportive Schools
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Safe & Supportive Schools
Description: 

Program implementers often utilize national registries of evidence-based programs to assess the efficacy of available program options and use guidance from these sites to gauge the appropriateness of alternative programs. In this Webinar, using bullying prevention programming as an example of this process, experts in the field will provide participants:

  • Information on what comprises “evidence,” particularly in the context of national evidence-based registries.
  • Guidance on how to effectively use evidence-based program directories while accounting for unique school/organization/community needs and realities.
  • Examples of why some evidence-based programs may not be a good fit with particular settings.
  • Details on why it is important to continually assess program implementation efforts.
  • Information on the review process currently underway for the federal evidence based program registries.

Presenters for the session will be:

  • Brian Bumbarger, Director at Penn State's Evidence-Based Prevention and Intervention Support Center (EPISCenter),
  • Nancy Vaniman, Project Manager of Choose Peace Stop Violence at United Way of Broward County, and
  • Amy Staubs, Policy Advisor, Office of the Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs.
Date/Time: 
07/25/2012 - 4:00pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Safe & Supportive Schools
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Safe & Supportive Schools
Description: 

Program implementers often utilize national registries of evidence-based programs to assess the efficacy of available program options and use guidance from these sites to gauge the appropriateness of alternative programs. In this Webinar, using bullying prevention programming as an example of this process, experts in the field will provide participants:

  • Information on what comprises “evidence,” particularly in the context of national evidence-based registries.
  • Guidance on how to effectively use evidence-based program directories while accounting for unique school/organization/community needs and realities.
  • Examples of why some evidence-based programs may not be a good fit with particular settings.
  • Details on why it is important to continually assess program implementation efforts.
  • Information on the review process currently underway for the federal evidence based program registries.

Presenters for the session will be:

  • Brian Bumbarger, Director at Penn State's Evidence-Based Prevention and Intervention Support Center (EPISCenter),
  • Nancy Vaniman, Project Manager of Choose Peace Stop Violence at United Way of Broward County, and
  • Amy Staubs, Policy Advisor, Office of the Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs.

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