Date/Time: 
02/18/2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Healthy Teen Network
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
(410) 685-0410
Description: 

Using trauma-informed approaches in our work with youth means listening with a different ear--one that hears the child within and recognizes earlier traumatic experiences that may be shaping current behavior.  During this 60 minute webinar, we will define trauma and explore the types most often experienced by children.  We will make the connections between earlier exposure to trauma and current sexual, reproductive, and parenting behaviors among youth.  Finally, we will present examples of how youth-supportive services may differ if conducted through a trauma-informed lens. Presenters: Pat Paluzzi, CNM, DrPH & Deborah Chilcoat, MEd. Learn more about the Healthy Teen Network and webinar series.

Date/Time: 
02/04/2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Country: 
300
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
(410) 685-0410
Description: 

Youth-friendly services are services that all adolescents are able to obtain, and these services, which include full contraceptive coverage to avoid unintended pregnancies and STIs, should meet youth expectations and needs and improve their health. Join Healthy Teen Network to learn more about the need for services tailored to youth, best-practices for youth-friendly services, and practical strategies to enhance youth-friendly services in health facility settings. Presenters: Mousumi Banikya-Leaseburg, MD, MPH, CPH & Deborah Chilcoat, MEd. Learn more about the Healthy Teen Network and webinar series.

Date/Time: 
01/22/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
OVC
Description: 

On January 22, 2014, at 2 p.m. (eastern time), in commemoration of National Stalking Awareness Month, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will present a Web Forum discussion with Rebecca Dreke and Connie Kirkland, MA, NCC, on best practices for responding to victims of stalking on campus. Ms. Dreke is Deputy Director of the Stalking Resource Center at the National Center for Victims of Crime. She is responsible for training law enforcement officers, prosecutors, victim service providers, and other professionals on all aspects of stalking, including the use of technology to stalk, campus stalking, and stalking and sexual assault. Ms. Dreke has trained thousands of practitioners nationally on various topics, including stalking, sexual assault, domestic violence, and hate- and bias-motivated violence. She also coauthors publications regarding stalking support groups, campus policies for addressing stalking, and guides for advocates.Ms. Kirkland is the Director of Student Mental Health and Behavior at Northern Virginia Community College, where she chairs the Threat Assessment Team and manages the College Sexual Assault Services program. Previously, she served as the director of Sexual Assault Services at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, where she provided university-wide education and training, and intervention services for victims of campus sexual assault, stalking, and dating and domestic violence. Ms. Kirkland is the author of an Office on Violence Against Women bulletin Campus Stalking and the coauthor of “Responding to Sexually Victimized College Students,” a chapter in Understanding and Preventing Campus Violence. She also is a member of the faculty and the curriculum committee of the Clery Center for Security on Campus.Visit the OVC Web Forum now at http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ovcproviderforum to submit questions for Ms. Dreke and Ms. Kirkland and return on January 22 at 2 p.m. (eastern time) for the live discussion. Go to http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ovcproviderforum/asp/participate.asp for instructions on how to participate.

Date/Time: 
01/30/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
Country: 
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. Overview and Statistics
  2. Intersections and Similarities of Cycles of Abuse and Exploitation
  3. Domestic Violence and Sex Trafficking
  4. Victim Advocacy
  5. Promising Practices from the Field
Date/Time: 
01/23/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
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. Overview and Statistics
  2. Intersections between DMTV and Runaway/Homeless Youth/LGBTQ Youth
  3. Special Needs of DMTV
  4. Reporting DMTV
  5. Promising Practices from the Field
Date/Time: 
01/16/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
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: 
01/14/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
The National Center for Victims of Crime
Description: 

Research on so-called “undetected” rapists – men who commit rapes but who are either not reported or not prosecuted for their crimes – has clearly demonstrated that the old stereotypes about rapists are false. Undetected rapists, who represent the vast majority of rapists, and account for the vast majority of rapes, use extensive planning, often use of alcohol and other drugs to render their victims vulnerable, and rely on minimal force to threaten and intimidate their victims into submission. A majority of these rapists are serial offenders, and the evidence suggests that they typically begin their offending careers during adolescence. Evidence also indicates that serial offenders account for more than 90% of all rapes. These data underscore the potential importance of testing non -stranger sexual assault kits and maintaining DNA databases derived from the processing of rape kits.

Date/Time: 
01/14/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
Address: 

Your desk!  This is a webinar. 

Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Center for Victims of Crime
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Torie Camp
Contact Phone: 
512 940-6932
Contact Email: 
torie.h.camp@taasa.org
Contact Website: 
http://victimsofcrime.org/dna/trainings
Description: 

Research on so-called “undetected” rapists – men who commit rapes but who are either not reported or not prosecuted for their crimes – has clearly demonstrated that the old stereotypes about rapists are false. Undetected rapists, who represent the vast majority of rapists, and account for the vast majority of rapes, use extensive planning,  often use alcohol and other drugs to render their victims vulnerable, and rely on minimal force to threaten and intimidate their victims into submission. A majority of these rapists are serial offenders, and the evidence suggests that they typically begin their offending careers during adolescence. Evidence also indicates that serial offenders account for more than 90% of all rapes. These data underscore the potential importance of testing non -stranger sexual assault kits and maintaining DNA databases derived from the processing of rape kits.Presenter: David LisakDr. David Lisak is a researcher and forensic consultant who for 25 years has studied the causes and consequences of interpersonal violence. His work has focused on the long term effects of sexual abuse in men, the relationship between child abuse and violence, and the motives and characteristics of rapists. Dr. Lisak has served as a consultant to judicial, prosecutor and law enforcement education programs across the country, and has conducted workshops in all fifty states. He consults widely with universities, the four services of the U.S. Military, the Department of Defense, and other institutions regarding sexual assault prevention and policies, and frequently serves as an expert witness in homicide and sexual assault cases. Dr. Lisak is a founding member of 1in6, a non-profit agency that serves men who were sexually abused as children.

Date/Time: 
02/03/2014 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
NNEDV & NRCDV
Description: 

Featured speakers include Pat Humphlett, Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), U.S. Department of Labor and a representative from the Social Security Administration.
 
For many, planning for retirement is a mystery.  Join us for a webinar that will help you unravel the mystery and reach your retirement goals.
 
The webcast, designed for people who are 10 to 15 years from retirement, offers a simplified, bottom-line approach to figuring out how much you need to save and how to make your money last over a possibly long retirement.
 
You'll learn how to track down and understand:
Your savings, 401(k) plans, home equity, and other assets
Your Social Security benefit - and how to decide when to start drawing benefits
Your spending and expenses now and in retirement
Filling the gap in your retirement savings.
 
A Social Security Administration representative who will discuss Social Security retirement benefits will join the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefit Security Administration.
 
Who should attend?
Advocates who are 10 to 15 years from retirement

Register now.

Date/Time: 
01/27/2014 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
NNEDV & NRCDV
Description: 

Featured speakers include Pat Humphlett, Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), U.S. Department of Labor and Cindy Hounsell, Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER).
 
Planning for a secure retirement can be challenging, but the sooner you start the easier it will be.  It may feel like there are many demands on your income: credit card debt, school loans, car payments or your children’s education.  Although it is important to save for these short-term goals, it is important to remember to save for long-term goals like retirement as well.
 
Here is one simple way to get you on the road to financial security. Join us as we explain how you can use  EBSA’s new interactive worksheets to set goals, start a budget, manage debt, and determine how much to save for a secure financial future.
 
Our Savings Fitness webcast starts you on the way to setting goals and putting your retirement high on the list of personal priorities.
 
Who should attend?
Anyone who wants to make saving for retirement a priority!

Register now.

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