Date/Time: 
04/25/2008 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Address: 

Urbana Public Television (Cable Channel 6)

City: 
Urbana
Postal Code: 
61801
Description: 

All About Abuse is a television program that educates the public about different topics related to abuse. In this show, several guest speakers will discuss issues of staking. The show is a live call in show, so viewers may call in to ask the guests questions about the topic.

Date/Time: 
10/22/2011 (All day) to 10/26/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

McCormick Place West

City: 
Chicago
Sponsoring Agency: 
IACP
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
IACP
Contact Phone: 
800-843-4227
Description: 

This event brings together police leaders from around the world to exchange information, share about their experiences, and find solutions to issues they are facing.

Date/Time: 
08/26/2008 (All day) to 08/29/2008 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers301 East North Water Street

City: 
Chicago
Postal Code: 
60611
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Adult Protective Services Association
Description: 

This year, the conference is being co-sponsored with the Illinois Department on Aging and the event is funded in part through the Archstone Foundation and the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice. (Note: Points of view expressed in this event are those of the organizers and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.)

The 2008 conference theme “APS: Advocating, Protecting and Serving Vulnerable Adults” is reflected through many exciting features. The pre-conference intensive on “Self-Neglect,” hosted by the National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, will be on Tuesday, August 26, 2008 from 1:00-4:00pm.

Date/Time: 
08/22/2012 (All day) to 08/24/2012 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Chicago Sheraton Hotel and Towers

City: 
Chicago
Sponsoring Agency: 
Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
ICASA
Contact Phone: 
217-753-4117
Description: 

SAVE THE DATE! 
The three day event will feature a variety of plenaries, workshops and keynote speakers Cassandra Thomas and Donna Brazile.
 
 

Date/Time: 
05/06/2011 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Location
Address: 

Lakeside Legacy Arts Park

City: 
Crystal Lake
Postal Code: 
60014-5605
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
VOICE Sexual Assault Services
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Dr. Erin Williams
Contact Phone: 
815-759-7066
Contact Email: 
ewilliams@pioneercenter.org
Description: 

Join the staff of VOICE Sexual Assault Services and local high school artists at the 3rd Annual Adolescent Allies Art Show Awards Ceremony and Presentation on Friday, May 6 at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park. The students will showcase their original, thought-provoking art pieces reflecting on this year’s theme of Self Esteem: Body, Mind or Soul.
College scholarship money will be awarded as follows: 1st place $1,000; 2nd place $500; 3rd and 4th place $250.

The reception is from 5:00 – 9:00 pm with the presentation and awards ceremony beginning at 7:00 pm. Accompanying the presentation, will be a brief educational info-session that focuses on and raises awareness of today’s issues surrounding sexual assault such as “sexting,” date rape drugs, and consent. Parents are encouraged to attend this event to learn the latest information in keeping their children and teens safe in an ever-changing world.

VOICE Sexual Assault Services is a division of Pioneer Center for Human Services, the largest social service agency in McHenry County providing services to the most at-risk youth and the most vulnerable community members. As a result of the challenging economy, VOICE continues to see a rise in the victims and families it serves. Last year, VOICE provided counseling and advocacy services to 146 victims and their significant others; and provided education and training to over 6,000 individuals. All services are free and confidential and are available to all residents of McHenry County.

The 3rd Annual Adolescent Allies Art Show is sponsored by the Donna L. Vestal Fund
 

Date/Time: 
04/17/2013 - 12:15pm
Location
Address: 

North Lawndale College Prep High School, Chicago IL

Collins Library

City: 
Chicago
Postal Code: 
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Description: 

A Long Walk Home’s youth leaders, Girl/Friends host their 2nd Annual One Mic:Poetry Slam to bring awareness about sexual assault in the NLCP community and to build allies against gender violence in their school community.

Date/Time: 
06/27/2012 - 8:00am to 06/30/2012 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Chicago Sheraton Hotel and Towers
301 East North Water Street
Chicago, IL 60611

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
APSAC
Description: 

This year they are offing 95 institutes and workshops which address all aspects of child maltreatment including prevention, assessment, intervention and treatment with victims, perpetrators and families affected by physical, sexual and psychological abuse and neglect. Cultural considerations will also be addressed.Seminars have been designed primarily for professionals in mental health, medicine and nursing, law, law enforcement, education, prevention, research, advocacy, child protection services, and allied fields.The educational goal of APSAC’s Colloquium is to foster professional excellence in the field of child maltreatment by providing interdisciplinary professional education.Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify physical abuse, sexual abuse and neglect in children
  2. Treat abused and neglected children
  3. Apply model examination techniques for assessment of abused/neglected children
  4. Describe and utilize the most up-to-date information concerning working with abused and neglected children to improve patient care
  5. Prepare and report quality testimony in court cases, both as experts and as witnesses
Date/Time: 
06/27/2012 (All day) to 06/30/2012 (All day)
Location
City: 
Chicago, IL
Sponsoring Agency: 
American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC)
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Jim Campbell
Contact Phone: 
608-772-0872
Contact Email: 
jimcampbell@charter.net
Description: 

The educational goal of APSAC's Colloquium is to foster professional excellence in the field of child maltreatment by providing interdisciplinary professional education.

Abstracts are now being accepted!

Date/Time: 
10/30/2013 - 8:00am to 11/02/2013 - 12:00pm
Location
Address: 

Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers

301 East North Water Street

Chicago, IL 60611

Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers

301 East North Water Street

Chicago, IL 60611

 

City: 
Chicago
Postal Code: 
60611
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA)
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
ATSA
Contact Phone: 
(503) 643-1023
Contact Email: 
atsa@atsa.com
Contact Website: 
http://www.atsa.com/association-treatment-sexual-abusers
Description: 

The 32nd Annual Research and Treatment Conference sponsored by the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers will be held at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers in Chicago, Illinois, October 30 through November 2, 2013. This conference will offer symposia, workshop presentations, poster sessions, discussion groups, and advanced clinics relating to issues in both victim and perpetrator research and treatment. All sessions, with the exception of posters, have been approved for Continuing Education credits. Each presentation will provide information and training based on cutting edge research development and clinical application. The format is designed to best facilitate interaction with and learning from some of the most advanced practitioners in the field of sexual abuse. In addition to the three-day Conference schedule, ATSA will offer a selection of intensive half- and/or full-day Pre-Conference Clinics. These Clinics are designed to provide participants with extensive training and skills enhancement. View full conference description and registration information.

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