Date/Time: 
05/12/2009 (All day) to 05/13/2009 (All day)
Location
Address: 

May 12 & 13,2009 Renaissance Orlando Hotel Airport

City: 
Orlando
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Description: 

The FCADV Statewide Annual Training Institute committee invites proposals for workshops for its 2009 Annual Training Institute. The workshops should address cultural competency, diversity, anti-oppression, and related issues. Workshops focusing on culturally informed advocacy, services, and interactions with communities of color, the elderly, differently-abled, LBGTQ population, immigrants and refugees, trafficking victims, runaway and homeless youth and other marginalized populations are invited.

This year’s institute will include a sexual violence track sponsored by the Florida Council Against Sexual Violence. Submission of workshop proposals addressing culturally-specific outreach to/and or interventions with survivors of sexual violence are strongly encouraged.

Download the Call for Workshops Form

The deadline for submissions will be November 1, 2008 and completed proposals should be sent to callforpapers@fcadv.org . If you have any other questions please contact Director of Training at 850-425-2749.
 

Date/Time: 
06/16/2008 (All day) to 06/20/2008 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Deauville Beach Resort

City: 
Miami Beach
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Florida Council Against Sexual Violence
Description: 

FCASV is sponsoring a 40 hour SANE training at the Deauville Beach Resort in Miami Beach, FL June 16-20, 2008.
The lead trainer and content consultant is Kimberly Womack, DHSc, MSN, ARNP-C, CEN, SANE-A.

The training is geared toward medical professionals: ARNPs, RNs, and physicians. The training will also be valuable to prosecutors, law enforcement officers, victim advocates and crime lab analysts.

Training topic highlights:

Sexual Assault Response Team Roles
Taking the Medical Forensic History
Head to Toe Assessment/Forensic Documentation
Trauma Identification
Evidence Collection and Treatment
Court Room Preparation and Testimony

The training cost is $250 for the full week or $50 per day. Full tuition scholarships will be given to any community that sends a team consisting of a nurse/physician, law enforcement officer, rape crisis program victim advocate and prosecutor.

Contact Grace Frances at gfrances@fcasv.org  or 888-956-7273 to register. On-line registration forms will be available shortly.

Make your hotel reservations by May 5, 2008 for the $90 conference room rate. Contact the Deauville Beach Resort directly at (305) 865-8511 or (800) 327-6656 and use group reservation code: FNVWS08, or make reservations on line at http://www.deauvillebeachresort.com/.
Click on the group reservations link and enter the password FNVWS08.

 

Date/Time: 
10/06/2008 (All day) to 10/10/2008 (All day)
Location
City: 
Bradenton
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Florida Council Against Sexual Violence
Description: 

FCASV 40 hour SANE training in Bradenton, FL, October 6-10th.

Lead by trainer and content consultant Kimberly Womack, DHSc, MSN, ARNP-C, CEN, SANE-A, this 40-hour training provides medical professionals with increased knowledge of sexual assault and the forensic medical exam process as well as practical skills necessary to perform the exam.

The training is geared toward medical professionals: ARNPs, RNs, and physicians. The training will also be valuable to prosecutors, law enforcement officers, victim advocates and crime lab analysts.

Training topic highlights:
Sexual Assault Response Team Roles
Taking the Medical Forensic History
Head to Toe Assessment/Forensic Documentation
Trauma Identification
Evidence Collection and Treatment
Court Room Preparation and Testimony

The training cost is $250 for the full week or $50 per day for individuals.

Scholarship Information:

Full tuition scholarships are available to communities within the state of Florida that send a complete Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) consisting of a nurse/physician, a law enforcement officer, a certified rape crisis program victim advocate, and a prosecutor. Law enforcement officers can attend the training for free. Scholarships for individual prosecutors are available through the Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association (FPAA).
 
For information and applications for SART scholarships, please contact Micheala Denny at the FCASV (850) 297-2000. Prosecutors interested in the FPAA scholarship should contact their office directly at (850) 488-3070.

 

Location

1820 East Park Avenue, Suite 100
Tallahassee, FL 32301
United States
Phone: 850-297-2000
Fax: 850-297-2002

Online

Phone/Fax

Toll-Free:
888-956-7273
Date/Time: 
06/09/2010 - 8:00am to 06/11/2010 - 8:00am
Location
Address: 

Hyatt Regency Sarasota
1000 Boulevard of the Arts

City: 
Sarasota
Postal Code: 
34236
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Florida Council Against Sexual Violence
Description: 

Learn how to prevent violence in your community, increase the involvement of men in anti-violence work, view sexual assault in the context of human rights, and provide clinical support to survivors of trauma. Enjoy wellness workshops and beautiful, sunny Sarasota!

FCASV has issued a call for proposals for this conference.  FCASV is seeking proposals on all topics related to sexual violence.  The Florida Coaltion on Domestic Violence will have a domestic violence track at the conference and is also welcoming proposals.  Proposals are due February 5, 2010.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Dorothy Edwards – “Green Dot: A Comprehensive Approach to Violence Prevention”
  • Byron Hurt – “Beyond Denial and Deflection: How to Inspire Men to Look Within”
  • Loretta Ross – “Ending Violence Against Women through Human Rights”

Highlights Include:

  • Clinical track featuring Steven Gold, Ph.D. – “Contextual Therapy: Treating Survivors of Complex Trauma”
  • Domestic violence track hosted by Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Theatrical performance by Amy Marschak – “An Angel Cried a Tear Last Night”

Location

C2309 University Center
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2570
United States
Phone: 850-644-6303
Fax: 850-644-9750

Online

Date/Time: 
03/23/2010 (All day) to 03/24/2010 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Riverfront Hotel
1201 Riverplace Boulevard

City: 
Jacksonville
Postal Code: 
32207
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center
Description: 

This training examines the barriers to providing effective services to older persons; the roles of victim service providers and allied professionals in recognizing elder abuse and providing services; and the resources available to assist victims of elder abuse. Participants will be able to:

  • Identify the signs of elder abuse, understand its impact on victims, and respond proactively to situations in which they suspect elder abuse.
  • Name the types of elder abuse and learn ways of obtaining more information, including relevant statutes they may need to respond appropriately when they suspect or identify elder abuse.
  • Recognize the risk factors for and indicators of elder abuse among older victims, older persons living with other victims, their own family members, or friends, or other individuals.
  • Intervene appropriately.
Date/Time: 
03/23/2009 (All day) to 03/24/2009 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Riverfront Hotel
1201 Riverplace Boulevard

City: 
Jacksonville
Postal Code: 
32207
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime-Training and Technical Assistance Center
Description: 

Instructors: Trudy Gregorie & Candace Heisler   

This training examines the barriers to providing effective services to older persons; the roles of victim service providers and allied professionals in recognizing elder abuse and providing services; and the resources available to assist victims of elder abuse. Participants will be able to:

  • Identify the signs of elder abuse, understand its impact on victims, and respond proactively to situations in which they suspect elder abuse.
  • Name the types of elder abuse and learn ways of obtaining more information, including relevant statutes they may need to respond appropriately when they suspect or identify elder abuse.
  • Recognize the risk factors for and indicators of elder abuse among older victims, older persons living with other victims, their own family members, or friends, or other individuals.
  • Intervene appropriately.
Date/Time: 
04/30/2011 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
Project Help, Inc.
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Michelle English
Contact Phone: 
239-649-1404
Contact Email: 
Michelle@ProjectHelpNaples.org
Description: 

Project Help and several supporters in the community will be skydiving on April 30th for Awareness and Prevention of Sexual Assault.

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