Date/Time: 
11/18/2008 (All day) to 11/21/2008 (All day)
Location
City: 
Monterey
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Transforming Communities: Technical Assistance, Training and Resource Center (TC-TAT)
Description: 

Transforming Communities: Technical Assistance, Training and Resource Center (TC-TAT) invites Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Grantees (only) to participate in our "Leadership + Systems Change = Sustainability" Immersion Institutefor VAW Advocates this November 18-21, 2008 at Asilomar Conference Grounds in Monterey, CA. The goal of this Institute is to strengthen our individual and collective leadership to advocate for sustainable systems change that address and prevent violence against women. This is a 4-day national training that will bring together violence against women (VAW) advocates from diverse communities to:

Learn skills to lead more effectively;
Expand our understanding of community specific approaches;
Analyze systematic problems and potential solutions;
Develop a strategic action plan;
Explore how to build our base and cultivate new leaders
Reflect on how to take care of ourselves and each other;
Share challenges and success with our VAW advocates
Each attending organization is required to send a team of at least two participants -one decision maker (Executive or Associate Director) and one implementer (community-based advocate or educator). TC-TAT serves OVW's Grants to Encourage Arrests Program. All other OVW grantees are invited to check with their OVW Program Manager/Officer regarding use of TA/Training funds for travel to this Institute.

A limited number of travel stipends are available.

For more information or to request a registration for please contact ovw@transformcommunities.org

Date/Time: 
12/10/2008 (All day) to 12/11/2008 (All day)
Location
City: 
Los Angeles
Postal Code: 
90017
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center
Description: 

Learn about the unique ways that children experience grief and trauma, and how victim service providers and allied professionals can best serve children suffering from grief. Topics include:

Recognizing the signs of grief and trauma in children who either:
a) experience vicarious grief and trauma through the homicidal/suicidal death of a family member or by witnessing violence in the home, or
b) experience violence themselves and have symptoms of trauma and grief as a result.

Effective ways to intervene with children experiencing grief, especially if the child is reluctant to discuss the events.

How victim service providers can assist the families of children who are dealing with grief and trauma.

How victim service providers and allied professionals can work together to provide services to grieving children and mitigate against traumatized children moving into destructive and/or violent behaviors.

Date/Time: 
12/11/2008 (All day) to 12/13/2008 (All day)
Location
City: 
Palm Springs
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tribal Law & Policy Institute
Description: 

Save the Date - December 11-13, 2008

11th National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime "Strengthening the Heartbeat of all our Relations"
 
This national conference will provide opportunities for education, skills building, and strategies on a wide variety of important issues pertaining to victimization in tribal communities.

Please direct your questions to:

Tribal Law and Policy Institute
8235 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite 211
West Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 650-5467 or conference@tlpi.org  

Pre-Conference Institutes will be held on December 10, 2008.

Registration Packets will be available later this year.

Funded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice

 

Date/Time: 
01/26/2009 (All day) to 01/30/2009 (All day)
Location
City: 
San Diego
Postal Code: 
92108
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Chadwick Center for Children and Families
Description: 

In January 2009, join us in San Diego for the 23rd Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment.

The San Diego Conference focuses on multi-disciplinary best-practice efforts to prevent, if possible, or otherwise to investigate, treat, and prosecute child and family maltreatment.

The objective of the San Diego Conference is to develop and enhance professional skills and knowledge in the prevention, recognition, assessment and treatment of all forms of maltreatment including those related to family violence and substance abuse as well as to enhance investigative and legal skills. Issues concerning support for families, prevention, leadership, policy making and translating the latest research into action are also addressed.

 

Date/Time: 
05/18/2009 (All day) to 05/20/2009 (All day)
Location
City: 
Anaheim
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
End Violence Against Women (EVAW) International
Description: 

 About the Conference
Join fellow law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, victim advocates, judges, parole and probation officers, rape crisis workers, medical personnel, faith community members, educators and others in this three-day conference highlighting promising practices and emerging issues in sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking.

When: May 18-20, 2009 ~ two and a half days of training!
 

Date/Time: 
09/21/2009 (All day) to 09/26/2009 (All day)
Location
City: 
San Diego
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Institute on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma
Description: 

THEME: "Promoting Peace in the Home, Your Community, and the World: Linking Practice, Research, and Policy Across the Lifespan"

CONFERENCE TRACKS:Children Exposed to Violence, Child Maltreatment, Adult Survivors of Child Maltreatment, Intimate Partner Violence Victims, Intimate Partner Violence Offenders, Trauma and Its Effect on Military Personnel and Their Families, Other Trauma, Sexual Assault Victims, Sexual Assault Offenders, Elder Abuse and Vulnerable Populations, Legal Issues and Criminal Justice, Healthcare, At Risk Youth

Location

1215 K Street, Suite 1850
Sacramento, CA 95814
United States
Phone: 916-446-2520
Fax: 916-446-8166

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6160 Cornerstone Court East
San Diego, CA 92121
United States
Phone: 858-623-2777
Fax: 858-646-0761

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5042 Wilshire Blvd., #586
Los Angeles, CA 90036
United States
Phone: 213-365-1906
Fax: 213-365-5257

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