Date/Time: 
03/25/2011 - 8:00pm to 03/26/2011 - 8:00pm
Location
Address: 

Metropolitan Community Church of Austin 8601 South First Street. Austin, TX 78748

City: 
Austin
Country: 
253
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Adriana Duarte-Wilson
Contact Email: 
adriana.duarte@ci.austin.tx.us
Description: 

Community presentation of the Vagina Monologues Benefiting Refugee Services of Texas Victims of Human Trafficking Fund

Date/Time: 
04/28/2011 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location
Address: 

4001 W. 15th Street, Building 3, Suite 315

City: 
Plano
Postal Code: 
7093
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Turning Point
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Samantha Wyman
Contact Phone: 
972-985-0951
Contact Email: 
swyman@theturningpoint.org
Description: 

Come join the Turning Point as they celebrate the 10th year anniversary of the S.A.N.E. (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) program. S.A.N.E. nurses have performed 1070 forensic exams in Collin County. Their meticulous work assists agencies, law enforcement and hospitals in providing top notch services to survivors of sexual assault. The Turning Point wants to acknowledge and honor these community heroes for their excellent service! Students from colleges and high schools throughout the county will be submiting art that will be displayed throughout the evening. Their art work will be used to enhance our community prevention efforts and inspires healing and hope for survivors of sexual assault! Feel free to contact the Turning Point for more information!

Date/Time: 
03/06/2011 (All day) to 03/10/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Airport Hilton Hotel

City: 
Austin
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Texas Association Against Sexual Assault
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Texas Association Against Sexual Assault
Contact Phone: 
(512)474-7190
Description: 

At this year’s conference TESSA seeks to go “Beyond the Margins” and explore ways to serve all Texans, not just the people who traditionally walk through our doors. It challenges us to see who is missing and what we can do to be more inclusive. Beyond the Margins also signifies our desire to look further than our normal playbook and expand our minds to better meet the needs of all Texas communities. In addition to the general workshops, there will be specialized trainings in primary prevention, diversity, leadership/administration, technology, advanced clinical and volunteer management.
 

Date/Time: 
02/28/2011 (All day) to 03/01/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Westin Park Central Hotel
12720 Merit Dr.

City: 
Dallas
Postal Code: 
75251
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Prvent Child Abuse Texas
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Prevent Child Abuse Texas
Contact Phone: 
512-250-8438
Contact Email: 
pcatx@preventchildabusetexas.org
Contact Website: 
www.preventchildabusetexas.org
Description: 

The 25th Annual Conference on Prevention of Child Abuse is a statewide conference designed to offer quality training and information on topics and model programs of interest to leaders in child abuse prevention: social workers, counselors, educators, child care and youth workers, law enforcement personnel, medical & legal professionals, foster parents, child welfare board volunteers, elected officials, and other interested child advocates. Participants may attend their choice of a variety of workshops on child abuse and neglect prevention and educational programs or may select workshops for specialized training credits and professional development.

Register online.

Date/Time: 
04/12/2011 (All day) to 04/13/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 
A&M Church of Christ 2475 Earl Rudder Freeway
City: 
College Station, TX
Postal Code: 
77845
Country: 
253
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Ryan Kubec
Contact Phone: 
979-845-1107
Contact Email: 
ryan.kubec@gmail.com
Description: 

The Crime Victim Conference Alliance (CVCA) is a conglomerate of 17 agencies and individual community advocates in the Brazos Valley that work together all year to plan, organize, finance and facilitate the Every Victim, Every Time Conference. Our conference is hosted in April of each year during National Crime Victims' Rights Week. The mission of the CVCA is to provide quality, low cost training in order to increase the knowledge of professionals responding to victims of violent crime. They strive to offer an inexpensive conference that provides the opportunity for both individuals and agencies to attend without financial burden. The CVCA advocates for victims of crime by educating the professionals working directly with victims such as law enforcement, prosecutors, community advocates, mental health professionals, probation departments, the medical community and many others.

Workshop proposals are currently being accepted until December 31, 2010.

Date/Time: 
05/25/2011 (All day) to 05/27/2011 (All day)
Location
City: 
Austin
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
SANE-SART Resource Service, Minneapolis MN
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Sexual Assault Resource Service
Contact Phone: 
612-873-2434
Contact Email: 
admin@sartconference.com
Description: 

SAVE THE DATE !!
The Sixth National Sexual Assault Response Team Training Conference will be held in Austin, Texas from May 25 - 27, 2011.
The primary focus of the Training Conference will be to expand the capacity of SARTs to promote health and healing of sexual assault survivors, hold offenders accountable for their crimes, and realize the hope of preventing future sexual violence in their communities.
The training will have an additional concentration on responding to victims of sexual assault in Native American communities.
The Office for Victims of Crime has made numerous scholarships available to encourage attendance at the conference.
Registration opens November 2010!

Date/Time: 
11/01/2010 (All day) to 11/02/2010 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Hotel
4545 W. John Carpenter Freeway

City: 
Irving
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Arte Sana
Description: 

A national gathering of Latin@ victim advocates, prevention specialists, survivors, and allies promoting the engagement of Latin@s as agents of change in addressing gender-based violence, celebrating our collective leadership en los movimientos.

Register Now and take advantage of the Early Bird registration of $195 until April 30, 2010 (Standard rate: $245).

The Westin Hotel is offering a special group rate for Nuestras Voces Conference attendees; however availability is limited so early reservations are strongly encouraged! Westin DFW Airport

A Bilingual Conference
The Nuestras Voces Conference offers attendees the opportunity to learn about timely issues affecting Latin@ victim advocacy as well as successful grassroots engagement strategies and programs. It includes a complete workshop track in Spanish for those interested in upgrading their Spanish-language presentation skills and learning how others address SA and IPV issues en español. The Topics and Presenters

Attendees are invited to participate in a collective art installation: un altar para el Día de los Muertos.
 

Date/Time: 
04/27/2010 (All day) to 04/29/2010 (All day)
Location
Address: 
Crowne Plaza San Antonio - Riverwalk 111 Pecan Street East San Antonio, TX 78205 1-210-354-2800
City: 
San Antonio
Postal Code: 
78205
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Family Justice Center Alliance
Description: 

The Family Justice Center Alliance welcomes law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, shelter staff, community-based victim advocates, civil attorneys, judges, counselors, policy makers, elected officials, board members, survivors, parole and probation officers, rape crisis workers, medical personnel, educators, and all others interested in the future of family violence prevention. National and international speakers will share their expertise in the area of domestic violence, child abuse, elder abuse, sexual assault and funding. This conference will focus on training matter within the contexts of leadership, accountability to survivors, guiding principles and promising practices in the rapidly evolving national and international movement toward Family Justice Centers and other approaches to co-located, multidisciplinary services for victims of family violence and their children. The conference will also include practical, hands-on training for police officers, prosecutors, advocates, and medical professionals in the day to day handling of domestic violence cases.

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