The Safe Society Zone will once again host the National Conference on Sexual Assault in Our Schools. This year’s conference will be held at the Holiday Inn International Drive Resort in Orlando, Florida, from October 26 – 28, 2008. This conference is planning on having sessions dealing with sexual assault and harassment on campus; acquaintance and date rape; sexual violence in our armed forces academies; alcohol and date rape drugs; sexual assault and rape prevention programs; security and safety issues; sexual assault awareness programs; peer groups and peer education; advocacy and survivor services; men’s programs; stalking; dealing with the media; college students dealing with sexual violence; and many other issues dealing with sexual assault and violence in our schools. Concurrent breakout sessions, general sessions, exhibits, and networking opportunities. www.safesocietyzone.com
We have an outstanding line-up of keynote speakers and workshops: Anna Salter, Ph D—What Works: Reducing Sexual Offending Dr. Salter will address how different sex offender management and treatment methods succeed or fail in reducing recidivism. She will examine the impact of more severe sanctions, incarceration vs. probation, longer sentencing and intensive supervision in lowering the number of sexual crimes. Michelle Garcia, MPP—Stalking and Sexual Violence Ms. Garcia will present on the connection between stalking and sexual assault, exploring both pre-and post-assault stalking. She will discuss ways in which this information impacts our responses to victims and how recognizing the intersection of stalking and sexual assault can contribute to greater offender accountability and decreased victim blaming. Workshop highlights include: * Sexual Assault Services for the Deaf Community * Fatherhood and Family Violence: Listening to Immigrant Fathers in South Florida * Poverty, Housing & Sexual Violence * Domestic Violence in the Haitian Community In addition attendees can attend free Wellness Day sessions on June 17th.
This conference is planning on having sessions dealing with sexual assault and harassment on campus; acquaintance and date rape; sexual violence in our armed forces academies; alcohol and date rape drugs; sexual assault and rape prevention programs; security and safety issues; sexual assault awareness programs; peer groups and peer education; advocacy and survivor services; men’s programs; stalking; dealing with the media; college students dealing with sexual violence; and many other issues dealing with sexual assault and violence in our schools.
The U.S. Department of Justice is proud to announce that this year’s annual national conference is designed to combat the online exploitation of children. The overarching theme for this year’s conference builds upon the collaborative model outlined in the Attorney General’s Project Safe Childhood initiative.
The conference is designed to bring hundreds of federal, state and local law enforcement investigators, forensic experts and prosecutors together to participate in workshops and lectures to further their knowledge while providing them with the tools necessary to combat the online exploitation of children.
The conference includes:
140 lecture sessions
70 interactive computer workshops
80 talented presenters who have devoted their careers to protecting children from online exploitation.
The FCASV Sexual Violence Training Summit will feature a film series in addition to keynote addresses from nationally renowned speakers Roger Canaff, Esq, Rev. Becca Stevens, and Santa Molina, LCISW and 24 workshops on a wide variety of topics.
As in past years, this conference will emphasize a multidisciplinary approach to sharing promising practices, current research, and effective programs and policies that are victim-centered, practice-based, and research-informed. Our National Conference is a forum for law enforcement, victim service professionals, allied practitioners, policymakers, and researchers to share current developments and build new collaborations. Conference sessions will highlight practical information to better support services for the wide range of persons victimized by crimes of all types.
36th National Conference on Men & Masculinity with the 23rd Men's Studies Association Meeting
[Breaking Out of The Box] Re-Defining Masculinity
Join NOMAS and MARC at Florida State University for a full 3-day program of, workshops, keynotes, entertainment and general discussion on gender and social justice. Nationally noted presenters such as Alan D. Berkowits, Chris Kilmartin, Ben Atherton-Zeman, Robert Brannon, Barry Goldstein, and Carey Satell, will conduct sessions on a variety of topics including the anti-sexist men's movement, sexual violence prevention, social norms, gender construction, homophobia, eco-feminism, child custody, racism, and more.
The training is geared toward medical professionals: ARNPs, RNs, and physicians and is constructed by adhering to the National Training Standards for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examiners for adults and adolescents. The training will also be valuable to prosecutors, law enforcement officers, victim advocates and crime lab analysts. Courses include both lecture and hands-on skills training. Nursing participants receive 40 CEUs. Florida Council Against Sexual Violence is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Florida Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the Florida Board of Nursing Provider ID Number 50-3103. The course does meet the requirement of the International Association of Forensic Nurses, the certifying body of SANE, that students undergo a 40 hour course before becoming eligible to sit for the national exam.
Are you an experience RN with a heart to work with survivors of sexual violence in Palm Beach County? Palm Beach County Victim Services is sponsoring a 40-hour Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Training Feb 25-Mar1. To find out more attend the Open House.
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