Date/Time: 
06/09/2010 - 8:00am to 06/11/2010 - 8:00am
Location
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”
Date/Time: 
03/23/2009 (All day) to 03/24/2009 (All day)
Location
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: 
02/09/2010 (All day) to 02/11/2010 (All day)
Location
City: 
Miami
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Safety Net Project of the National Network to End Domestic Violence
Description: 

Victims of domestic and sexual violence and stalking often flee their homes for safety without adequate information regarding their legal rights and obligations. This conference will share effective tools for working toward victim safety and privacy, including the following: • Technology Abuse and Survivor Safety • Challenges When Relocating • Child Custody and Virtual Visitation • Data On The Web and In Databases • Address Confidentiality • And Much More Who's Invited: OVW grantees who are providing services for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking.

Date/Time: 
01/19/2010 (All day) to 01/21/2010 (All day)
Location
City: 
Orlando
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA)
Description: 

SAVE THE DATE!
The CALCASA Winter TTI 2010 seeks to include a wide range of innovative work across the United States and territories relating to reducing domestic/dating violence, sexual assault and stalking/cyber stalking through practice, research and policy, and judicial/campus law enforcement procedures at colleges/universities.

Date/Time: 
12/01/2009 (All day) to 12/04/2009 (All day)
Location
City: 
Miami
Postal Code: 
33131
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
AEquitas, Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR), and the U.S. Dept of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
Description: 

The NIPSV is a three and one-half day course designed to challenge participants to reevaluate their approach to prosecuting sexual violence crimes. NIPSV explores the complex issues faced by prosecutors in balancing offender accountability and the impact of criminal prosecution on victims.

Date/Time: 
11/09/2009 - 8:00am to 11/13/2009 - 5:00pm
Location
City: 
Ocala, Fl
Postal Code: 
34471
Sponsoring Agency: 
Florida Council Against Sexual Violence
Description: 

Lead by trainer and content consultant Kimberly Womack, DHSc, MSN, ARNP-C, CEN, SANE-A, this 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. Nurses will receive 40 CEUs upon completion of the course.

Date/Time: 
09/21/2009 - 8:00am to 09/25/2009 - 5:00pm
Location
City: 
Tallahassee, FL
Postal Code: 
32301
Sponsoring Agency: 
Florida Council Against Sexual Violence
Description: 

Lead by trainer and content consultant Kimberly Womack, DHSc, MSN, ARNP-C, CEN, SANE-A, this 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. Nurses receive 40 CEUs upon completion of the course.

Date/Time: 
08/03/2009 - 8:00am to 08/07/2009 - 5:00pm
Location
City: 
West Palm Beach
Postal Code: 
33415
Sponsoring Agency: 
Florida Council Against Sexual Violence
Description: 

Lead by trainer and content consultant Kimberly Womack, DHSc, MSN, ARNP-C, CEN, SANE-A, this 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. 40 CEUs are granted to nurses upon completion.

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