The event will focus on how faith communities can work together to combat human trafficking and support victims. Workshops will be offered 9-11am and 1-3pm. Presenters Bethany Woodcock of Not In My Back Yard (NIMBY), Kim Stoltzfus of the North Star Initiative and Lynn Kolb of Transport for Christ/Exit 58 will discuss a victim's experience and ways to help; restoration and after care for victims; and pornography, prostitution and consumer demand. This event is free.
Victims Resource Center, in cooperation with Wilkes University and King's College will host its annual Take Back the Night March and Rally. March starts at 5:30 p.m. at Wilkes University and King's College. Rally at 6 p.m. at Victims Resource Center, 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Open to the public.
Save the Dates! On June 24 & 25, 2014, Temple University Harrisburg will be hosting a Second Annual Adolescent Sexual Health Conference. The conference is being designed for educators, youth leaders, social workers, public health professionals, reproductive health practitioners, field administrators, faith leaders and academicians. More details to follow in the new year ... stay tuned!For questions about the Conference, please contact Susan Washinger via email or at 717-232-6400. Or for more information, visit the website.
Penn State’s third annual Conference on Child Protection and Well-Being is scheduled for May 5-6, 2014 at the Nittany Lion Inn on the University Park campus. The conference will focus on the role of parenting and family processes in child maltreatment and intervention.
The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency’s Office of Victims’ Services
This three-day conference will provide an opportunity for more than 300 victim service providers and allied professionals to enhance their skills, network, and rejuvenate. We will focus on promising practices and programs throughout Pennsylvania and the nation. Join us for national keynote speakers, informative workshops, and the presentation of the Governor’s Victim Service Pathfinder Awards.We welcome participants in all aspects of victim services - community-based victim advocates, victim-witness coordinators, prevention educators, survivors, probation officers, adult and juvenile court personnel, law enforcement officers, prosecutors, social workers, and health care providers. This conference is NOT limited to only Pennsylvania residents. Persons from all states are welcome to attend. More information will be added to this Web site as it becomes available. We encourage you to bookmark this site and share this information with your colleagues.View registration information.
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