Date/Time: 
10/31/2012 (All day) to 11/01/2012 (All day)
Location
City: 
Louisville
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Vera Institute of Justice
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Vera Institute of Justice
Contact Email: 
cvs@vera.org
Description: 

The Bridging the Gap: Creating a Community of Support for Survivors with Disabilities conference will take place in Louisville, Kentucky.  The conference will bring together over 300 professionals from a variety of fields including respresentatives of anti-domestic and sexual violence service providers, disability service providers, criminal justice professionals, self-advocates from the disability rights movement, and other allied professionals.  The conference will highlight promising practices for serving survivors with disabilities; explore emerging issues at the intersection of violence adn disability; and foster networking among those working to end violence against people with disabilities.

Location

2760 Research Park Dr.
Lexington, KY 40511-8410
United States
Phone: 859-244-8031
Fax: 859-244-8001

Online

Email: 
Date/Time: 
10/31/2012 - 8:00am to 11/01/2012 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Louisville
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Vera Institute of Justice's Center on Victimization and Safety
Event Contact
Contact Email: 
cvs@vera.org
Description: 

This conference brings together professionals from a variety of fields including criminal justice, disability rights, Deaf rights, self-advocacy, violence against women, and other to highlight promising practices for serving survivors with disabilities; explore emerging issues at the intersection of violence and disability; and foster networking among those working to end violence against people with disabilities. The conference features 5 keynote addresses, more than 30 workshops, a promising practices showcase, and an art exhibit.Who Should Attend

  • Court Personnel
  • Disability organization advocates, educators, and managers
  • Domestic violence program advocates, educators, and managers
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Prosecutors
  • Rape crisis center advocates, educators, and managers
  • Self-advocates and survivors
  • State domestic violence and sexual assault coalition staff
  • Office on Violence Against Women grantees
  • Other allied professionals

Organizations from the same community are encouraged to attend in teams to foster collaboration. This conference is an OVW-approved conference. With approval from your OVW Program Specialist, OVW grant funds can be used to support your attendance. 

Location

83 C. Michael Davenport Boulevard PO Box 4028
Frankfort, KY 40604
United States
Phone: 502-226-2704
Fax: 502-226-2725

Online

Phone/Fax

TTY:
866-375-2727
Date/Time: 
03/26/2014 - 7:00pm
Location
Address: 

The march begins at 7pm from three different locations in Lexington:

  • Thoroughbred Park (intersection of E. Main Street and Midland Avenue)
  • Third Street Stuff and Coffee (257 N. Limestone)
  • Patterson Office Tower Plaza (University of Kentucky campus)

The marches will meet at Courthouse Plaza at 7:30pm for the Take Back the Night rally. In case of inclement weather, the rally will be inside Central Christian Church at 205 E. Short Street (behind the courthouse).

After-party at Third Street Stuff and Coffee (257 N. Limestone).

City: 
Lexington
Postal Code: 
40506
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
University of Kentucky Violence Intervention and Prevention Center and campus/community partners
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Melanie Matson
Contact Phone: 
859-257-2884
Contact Email: 
melanie.matson@uky.edu
Contact Website: 
http://www.uky.edu/StudentAffairs/VIPCenter/pe_tbtn.php
Description: 

Take Back the Night 2014

Lexington KY

Wednesday, March 26

7pm March from Thoroughbred Park, Third Street Stuff and Coffee, and University of Kentucky Patterson Office Tower Plaza

7:30pm Rally @ Courthouse Plaza, downtown Lexington, KY

Take Back the Night is an annual march and rally that has been taking place in Lexington for well over 30 years. This event unites campus and community members to recognize the collective power of our community to end violence, especially sexual assault, stalking, and partner violence. 

Take Back the Night will be on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. The march begins at 7pm from three different locations in Lexington:

  • Thoroughbred Park (intersection of E. Main Street and Midland Avenue)
  • Third Street Stuff and Coffee (257 N. Limestone)
  • Patterson Office Tower Plaza (University of Kentucky campus)

The marches will meet at Courthouse Plaza at 7:30pm for the Take Back the Night rally. In case of inclement weather, the rally will be inside Central Christian Church at 205 E. Short Street (behind the courthouse). The rally includes special speakers, live music, a speak-out, candlelight vigil, and more! There will be an after-party immediately following at Third Street Stuff and Coffee (257 N. Limestone).

This event is planned by student and community volunteers. Additional information is available online or by calling 859-257-3189.

Date/Time: 
08/02/2009 (All day) to 08/07/2009 (All day)
Location
Address: 

The Seelbach Hilton Hotel, 500 Fourth Avenue,

City: 
Louisville
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)
Description: 

Who should attend? The NVAA is important to a broad range of service providers, including those who work in:

  • Justice-based programs.
  • Community/nonprofit organizations/faith-based programs.
  • Law enforcement.
  • Mental health programs.
  • Elder abuse programs.
  • Hospitals and medical organizations.

Who are the instructors? Courses are taught by teams of nationally recognized scholars, researchers, and practitioners with hands-on experience—leaders in the field of victimology, criminal justice, and victims’ rights and services.

What courses are being offered? NVAA offers a multi-level educational experience to match the full range of skills providers need today. Trainings, according to track, include the following:

  • Track 1: Foundation-Level Training.  This training is designed for persons with less than 3 years of experience and for those from states who do not yet have a State Victim Assistance Academy. 3.2 CEUs will be awarded for full participation and completion of all NVAA requirements.
     
     
  • Track 2: Professional Skill-Building Institute.  This unique track is designed to address several timely topics that confront victim service providers on a daily basis. 3.4 CEUs will be awarded for full participation and completion of all NVAA requirements. Topics during the August 2009 session will include:
    • Compassion Fatigue/Vicarious Trauma
    • Ethics in Victim Services
    • Providing Culturally Competent Services to Victims of Crime

     
  • Track 3: Leadership Institute. Topics include leadership in victim services, staff development, and strategic planning. 3.3 CEUs will be awarded for full participation and completion of all NVAA requirements
Date/Time: 
09/28/2008 (All day) to 10/02/2008 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Galt House Hotel & Suites
140 North Fourth Street

City: 
Louisville
Postal Code: 
40202
Sponsoring Agency: 
North American Victim Assistance
Description: 

Attendees will benefit from nearly 100 workshops and plenary sessions on topics such as counseling and advocacy; restorative justice; program management; spiritual and mental health services; domestic violence and sexual assault; special concerns for children, elderly, and victims with disabilities; public policy; law enforcement and prosecution models; working with the media; self care and burnout; interdisciplinary services and collaboration; and much more. All workshops earn continuing education credits for the National Advocate Credentialing Program (NACP).

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