Date/Time: 
05/13/2010 (All day) to 05/14/2010 (All day)
Location
Address: 
1900 Union Avenue
City: 
Memphis
Postal Code: 
38104-4037
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Description: 

Two-day training about the history of violence against women, practical advocacy techniques, prevention, taking care of ourselves, and much more. An introduction to the violence against women movement in Tennessee. The presenters are: Elizabeth Edmondson, Program Manager, and Program Specialists Julia Dobbins and Emily Hall.

The cost of the training is $100 for members and $150 for non-members and includes a continental breakfast, lunch and all training materials.

Date/Time: 
03/19/2013 - 8:00am to 03/21/2013 - 12:00pm
Location
Address: 

Nashville Convention Center
601 Commerce Street
Nashville, TN 37203

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence
Contact Phone: 
615-386-9406
Description: 

Keynote Speakers include:Marie Fortune, Founder and Senior Analyst at the Seattle-based Faith Trust InstituteRene Rennick, Vice President fo Programs and Emerging Issues at the National Netowrk to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) in Washington, D.C.Patti Bland, M.A., CDP Plus, 3 specialized tracks:Advanced Track for Mangers and Experienced AdvocatesRural TrackSexual Assault Legal Advocacy Track Workshops Topics Include: 

  • Serving LGTBQ Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • Trauma Informed Care & Vicarious Trauma
  • Serving Male Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Serving Survivors with Substance Abuse Issues
  • Non-Profit Financial Management
  • Working with Children who have Witnessed Domestic Violence
  • Best Practices for First Responders to Sexual Assault
  • Serving Survivors with Mental Health Diagnoses       
  • Grant Writing 
  • And more!
Date/Time: 
08/24/2011 (All day) to 08/26/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Holiday Inn Select Vanderbilt
Nashville, TN

Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence
Description: 

The Coalition will host the 3rd Annual Rape Prevention & Education Institute August 24-26, 2011 in Nashville at HOliday Inn Select Vanderbilt.  Registration will begin at 8:30 am C.S.T. on Wednesday, August 24, 2011.  The Rape Prevention & Education Institute is a three day  prevention based conference providing training opportunities, networking, and information to advocates working in the sexual assault prevention field.

The 2011 Institute will feature nationally recognized speakers:

Emiliano Diaz de Leon, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault

Ben Privot, The Consensual Project

Jamie Utt, Diversity Consultant and Professional Trainer

Workships Include:

*Strategies for Involving College Students in Prevention Work

*Cultural Competency

*Prevention in the LGBTQ Community

*Bystander Intervention in Spanish speaking Migrant Communities

*The Role of Consent in Prevention

*Primary Prevention Advocacy through Social Media

*And much more!

This year's Rape Prevention & Education Institute registration is free to participants.  All meals and lodging will be on your own.  Hotel accommodations can be arranged by contacting Charlotte Siegel with Holiday Inn Select Vanderbilt at 615-321-8250.  Take advantage of the special room rate of $110.00/night when reservations are made by July 26, 2011.

*NOTE: The Coalition has a limited number of travel scholarships available that provide hotel accomodations for Tuesday, August 23 - Friday, August 26.  Registration for this training will be closed August 19, 2011 or wehn the space is full.

Date/Time: 
04/05/2011 - 10:00am to 8:00pm
Location
Address: 

Tech Pride Room at Tennessee Technological University

City: 
Cookeville
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Women's Center Tennesse Tech University
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Women's Center
Contact Phone: 
(931) 372-3850
Description: 

The Clothesline Project is a visual display that bears witness to the violence against women. During the public display, a clothesline is hung with shirts. Each shirt is decorated to represent a particular women's experience, by the survivor herself or by someone who cares about her.You can come by the Women's Center during office hours to leave a shirt for the display or to make one.

Date/Time: 
03/30/2010 (All day) to 04/01/2010 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Embassy Suites Hotel
820 Crescent Centre Drive

City: 
Franklin
Postal Code: 
37067
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Description: 

Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence Conference 8th Annual Conference: "Investing in Our Future, Mobilizing For Change."

Join advocates and professionals from across Tennessee for three days of networking, skill building, and training from local and nationally recognized experts in the fields of domestic and sexual violence. Scheduled presentations for "Investing in Our Future, Mobilizing for Change," include:

  • Keynote and workshops from Mildred Muhammad, former wife of the D.C. Sniper
  • Special workshop track focusing on economic empowerment for survivors
  • Keynote and workshops from Ted Bunch of A Call to Men
  • Pre-conference for sexual assault advocates with the National Sexual Violence Resource Center's Sally Laskey
  • Workshops focusing on cultural competency, children and trauma, substance abuse and much more!

Download the Conference Brochure and Schedule

Date/Time: 
12/16/2008 (All day) to 12/17/2008 (All day)
Location
City: 
Nashville
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Vera Institute of Justice
Description: 

The Vera Institute of Justice—Accessing Safety Initiative and the U.S. Department of Justice—Office on Violence Against Women are pleased to host Building Bridges Across Disciplines: Developing Safe and Accessible Services for Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence who have Disabilities or who are Deaf.

This two-day conference will provide information to assist organizations and communities to better meet the needs of individuals with disabilities and Deaf individuals who have experienced domestic and sexual violence. In addition, there will be foundational information on disability, Deaf culture, and violence against women that is necessary to effectively work at the intersection of these issues. The conference will feature an array of experts in the fields of violence against women, disability and Deaf services, as well as those working at the intersection.

Training opportunities will focus on the intersection of violence against women and survivors with disabilities and Deaf survivors. Participants will:

1. Gain a foundational understanding of violence against women, disability or Deaf culture, to compliment your current area of expertise.
2. Develop practical skills to make victim services more accessible and disability organizations more responsive to the unique safety needs of survivors with disabilities and Deaf survivors.
3. Obtain information on working within interdisciplinary collaborations in order to improve systems for survivors with disabilities and Deaf survivors.

This conference is designed to assist:

1. Individuals to gain practical skills to serve survivors with disabilities and Deaf survivors.
2. Organizations to build their capacity to meet the unique needs of survivors with disabilities and Deaf survivors.
3. Communities to build collaborations between victim services and disability organizations and, ultimately, improve the systems serving survivors with disabilities and Deaf survivors.

Who should attend? Staff of:

· Disability Organizations & Deaf Service Organizations
· Domestic Violence Organizations
· Sexual Assault Organizations
· Other Social Service Providers with an interest in this area
· Multiple organizations from the same community are encouraged to attend together to foster collaboration!

NO REGISTRATION FEE!

Please visit http://www.accessingsafety.org/ for more information or email sharrell@vera.org  or call 917.478.4590.

Date/Time: 
08/25/2008 (All day) to 08/27/2008 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Embassy Suites Cool Springs 820 Crescent Centre Drive

City: 
Franklin
Postal Code: 
37067
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Description: 

Keynote speakers –
Susan Still: A domestic violence survivor who shared her courageous story on the Oprah show and
shocked the country with videotape footage of her abuse.
Barbara J. Hart, Esq: Attorney and senior policy and legal advisor with the Battered Women's
Justice Project.
Mark Wynn: Law enforcement veteran and national family violence prevention trainer.
Rev. Aleese Moore-Orbih: Director of Training and Consulting at FaithTrust Institute, an international, multi-faith organization working to end sexual and domestic violence.

Workshops Include:
• Technology Safety
• Children and the Effects of Domestic and Sexual Violence
• Advocacy for Immigrant Victims
• Sexual Exploitation and the Clergy
• Dating Violence among Youth
• Working with Sexually Reactive Youth
• Legal Advocacy 101
• Parental Abduction and Custody
 

Date/Time: 
08/10/2011 (All day) to 08/12/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Hotel Preston
733 Briley Parkway
Nashville, TN 37217

Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence
Description: 

The training will focus on aspects related to responding to, documenting, investigating, and prosecuting sexual assaults.  Presenters include Joanne Archambault, Executive Director of End Violence Against Women International and chris Mallios and John Wilkinson, Attorney Advisors at Aequitas.

the cost of the training is $115.00 per person and includes breakfast, lunch and training materials.

Registration for this training will be closed August 3, 2011 or when the space is full.  There are a limited number of spaces for this exciting institute so register today!

Date/Time: 
11/10/2013 - 8:00am to 11/12/2013 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Sheraton Hotel Downtown
623 Union Street
Nashville, TN 37219
 

 

City: 
Nashville
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
International Bullying Prevention Association
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
1-800-929-0397
Contact Email: 
ibpainfo@stopbullyingworld.org
Description: 

Mark Your Calendar for the 10th annual International Bullying Prevention Conference which will be held at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Nashville, TN—November 10-12, 2013.

Date/Time: 
05/01/2014 - 8:00am to 05/02/2014 - 8:00am
Location
Address: 

J. Walter Barnes Conference Center
Jackson-Madison County General Hospital

City: 
Jackson
Postal Code: 
38301
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Jackson Police Department - SANE/SART/DV Program
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Capt. Mike Holt
Contact Phone: 
731-425-8493
Contact Email: 
mholt@cityofjackson.net
Description: 

Presented by: Anne Munch JD (more presenter info)

Ms. Munch spent years working as a prosecutor in Colorado working with domestic violence and sexual assault units.  In addition to her work as a prosecutor,  Ms. Munch was the director of the San Miguel Resource Center, a domestic violence and sexual assault program the Telluride, Colorado. She also directed the Ending Violence Against Women Project, a statewide multi-disciplinary training and technical assistance project in Colorado for nine years.

 

Currently, Ms. Munch works full time providing training and consulting in the area of sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking.   She understands the complexity of crimes involving violence against women and the inherent challenges faced by victims. She is dedicated to improving our response to crimes of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.

This training is offender focused and victim centered and will cover specific topics such as understanding trauma and its effect on how victims perceive, store and recall information, offender tactics; who they are and how they operate, understanding the legal definition of “consent”, alcohol and drug related sexual assault, false reports and interviewing victims.

DAY ONE

 8:00-8:30          Administrative details

8:30-10:15         Sexual Assault; Naming the Unnamed Conspirator

10:15-10:30            Break

10:30-12:00       First Impressions and False Reports

12:00-1:15         Lunch

1:15-2:45          Sex Offenders; Who They Are and How They Operate

 2:45-3:00          Break

 3:00-4:30          Understanding Trauma and Successful Victim Interviews

DAY TWO

 8:00-8:15          Administrative details

 8:15-9:15          Victim Interviewing Practical Exercise

 9:15-9:30          Debrief

 9:30-9:45          Break

 9:45-11:00        Intimate Partner Rape: Sexual Assault in the

Context of Domestic Violence

11:00-12:00       Tennessee Law Overview

12:00-1:15         Lunch

 1:15-2:15          Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assault

 2:15-2:45          Meeting the Consent Defense; Winning Investigation and Prosecution Strategies

 2:45-3:00          Break

 2:45-4:15          Practical Ways to Improve the Sexual Assault Case

 

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