Montana Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
The conference will focus on self reflection, individual discovery and learning ways to best support ourselves while supporting others. This conference will bring together advocates, educators, health professionals and community members who want to learn about making positive changes to the way we do our work.Scholarships: A limited number of scholarships will be provided to current MCADSV members based on need. To apply for a scholarship please type the link below into your web browser:http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ScholarshipApplicationFormAnnualConferenceThe scholarship application deadline is July 30, 2012. Please note that we will not accept scholarship applications after the deadline.
you are interested in seeing that DNA evidence is used effectively in sexual assault cases, this training is for you! As the use of DNA technology becomes integral to the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault cases, everyone responding needs to know the appropriate protocols for identifying, collecting, and using DNA evidence effectively. The training is intended for law enforcement officers, SAFE/SANE medical personnel, and victim advocates to help strengthen collaboration in a team response, from the initial crime scene to prosecution of sexual assault cases. During the training participants will identify and collect DNA evidence at a simulated crime scene.
Montana Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
This conference will address trauma as the integrating factor of mental health, substance abuse and domestic and sexual violence services. Trauma can happen when a person experiences or witnesses domestic violence, sexual assault or other devastating experiences. All mental health, substance abuse, domestic and sexual violence providers are encouraged to attend this three day
conference. Attendees will learn about collaborative best practices for trauma-informed care.
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