The Healthy Sexuality Training Series is designed for teachers, social workers, nurses, caseworkers, counselors, group home and residential staff and other professionals who work with youth. This series is for anyone who is interested in building their skills to support young people in successfully negotiating decisions concerning their sexual health and relationships.
Justice 4 PA Kids; Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence; Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
The National Center for Victims of Crime, in conjunction with FACSA (Foundation to Abolish Child Sex Abuse), Justice 4 PA Kids, Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, and the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence, will be offering a free training seminar for criminal justice practitioners, victim advocates, mental health therapists and other allied professionals. The seminar, Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in Pennsylvania, will explore how victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, child sex abuse, drunk driving, homicide, workplace violence, terrorism, nursing home abuse, and financial and property crimes can use civil lawsuits to obtain justice, hold responsible parties accountable, prevent future crimes, and obtain the financial resource victims need to rebuild their lives. The program will cover resources and strategies for victims considering civil lawsuits, and will include a panel of attorneys to answer specific questions of Pennsylvania law.
If you can't answer these questions, how can a victim?*What do victims gain through civil actions?*What civil options are available?*Where can victims find a lawyer?*What is the appropriate role of a victim service provider?Who should attend?*Victim Advocates working in government agencies and community-based organizations*Mental Health Service Providers*Law Enforecment officers*Social Workers*Sexual Assault and forensic Nurse Examiners*Presecutors, and Probation and Parole OfficersThe training is free, but space is limited. Register no later than June 4th, 2012. Register on-line! Go to www.ncvc.org and click on "Conferences and Trainings". For more information call 202-467-8753.
Horizons is a 2-day educational event geared towards emergency healthcare providers. Network with nursing and healthcare professionals who join us from across Pennsylvania! Earn Continuing Education Hours for attending timely and informative lectures. Learn about Pennsylvania ENA and what it takes to be a member! Save-the-date today because Horizons 2012 is an event you don't want to miss!
This film introduces an Oklahoma town and its long-ignored tragedy of child sexual abuse by a prominent pediatrician. This film is a personal narrative of the filmmaker who was also abused. Stories are told through poignant first-person interviews with the victims, their families and professionals.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPs) and Penn State Student Affairs
Boys and Men Healing is a film from director and producer Kathy Barbini, and co-producer Simon Weinberg of Big Voice Pictures. Boys and Men Healing digs deep into the impact of male child sexual abuse on both the individual and society, and highlights the importance of male survivors healing and speaking out for the well being of our families, and communities. Featuring non-offending men, this film shows the profound effects of boyhood sexual abuse - same, intimacy problems, sexual identity confusion, post-traumatic stress, substance abuse or and unresolved rage that led to violence. Despite such devastating effects, each man ultimately chose the arduous task of healing. Through counseling support groups and prevention advocacy, each man is a testimony of hope and the ability for survivors to thrive.
The event is free to the public and open to the media, though seating is limited. Free parking in lots.
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