Date/Time: 
06/19/2014 - 1:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Learning Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma
Description: 

In this webinar, presenters from three innovative clinics serving military and veteran families will discuss practices they have designed and adapted to create a comfortable environment their clients that minimizes barriers to engagement in treatment.  The speakers will share examples of how organizations can incorporate military-informed procedures and practices, beginning with asking about service member status and affiliations.  They will present service members' viewpoints about their family needs and perspectives as gathered through focus groups with service members and their families and discuss ways to increase engagement and participation in services through effective community outreach and partnerships with military and civilian systems serving military and veteran families.

Date/Time: 
06/23/2014 - 1:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Center for Victims of Crime
Description: 

The National Center for Victims of Crime is pleased to announce our upcoming webinar, "Fighting Trafficking with the Power of Forensic Science," on June 23. This webinar will focus on new efforts to address worldwide trafficking in persons using forensic science. An expert at the University of New Haven will present information about how DNA can be used to increase the investigation and prosecution of the criminals behind these crimes, while minimizing trauma to the victims. 

Date/Time: 
06/26/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
PreventConnect
Description: 

What’s health equity go to do with it? This web conference will provide a space for a closer look at leveraging sexual and domestic violence prevention work to promote health equity. Based in the framework presented in CDC’s recent publication A Practitioner’s Guide for Advancing Health Equity: Community Strategies for Preventing Chronic Disease, this web conference will delve into disproportionate outcomes based on race, class, sexual orientation, and ability within the context of sexual and domestic violence. Guests will explore opportunities to better address equity issues and support health equity as a part of prevention initiatives.

Date/Time: 
08/14/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Vera Institute of Justice
Description: 

The Center on Victimization and Safety at the Vera Institute of Justice is pleased to announce a 6-part webinar series on Cultivating Your Evaluation Capacity.Research has shown that an organization needs to have a number of elements in place before it can begin a meaningful evaluation. These elements include a culture that promotes learning and improvement, staff commitment and support for evaluation, and an understanding of how change is expected to occur within your organization, among others. This webinar series is designed to help your organization assess its readiness and capacity to take on evaluation activities, with the ultimate goal of integrating sustainable evaluation efforts into your organization.This FREE webinar series is open to any U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women grantee, their affiliates and partners, and is designed specifically for organizations that address domestic and sexual violence.

Date/Time: 
07/17/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Vera Institute of Justice
Description: 

The Center on Victimization and Safety at the Vera Institute of Justice is pleased to announce a 6-part webinar series on Cultivating Your Evaluation Capacity.Research has shown that an organization needs to have a number of elements in place before it can begin a meaningful evaluation. These elements include a culture that promotes learning and improvement, staff commitment and support for evaluation, and an understanding of how change is expected to occur within your organization, among others. This webinar series is designed to help your organization assess its readiness and capacity to take on evaluation activities, with the ultimate goal of integrating sustainable evaluation efforts into your organization.This FREE webinar series is open to any U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women grantee, their affiliates and partners, and is designed specifically for organizations that address domestic and sexual violence.

Date/Time: 
06/12/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Vera Institute of Justice
Description: 

The Center on Victimization and Safety at the Vera Institute of Justice is pleased to announce a 6-part webinar series on Cultivating Your Evaluation Capacity.Research has shown that an organization needs to have a number of elements in place before it can begin a meaningful evaluation. These elements include a culture that promotes learning and improvement, staff commitment and support for evaluation, and an understanding of how change is expected to occur within your organization, among others. This webinar series is designed to help your organization assess its readiness and capacity to take on evaluation activities, with the ultimate goal of integrating sustainable evaluation efforts into your organization.This FREE webinar series is open to any U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women grantee, their affiliates and partners, and is designed specifically for organizations that address domestic and sexual violence

Date/Time: 
05/28/2014 - 11:00am
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Just Detention International
Description: 

Join us for the next webinar in this three-part series for rape crisis advocates and other community-based service providers, as we explore what services advocates can provide to inmates, and strategies for providing these services in a detention setting. This webinar will give an overview of JDI’s publication, Hope Behind Bars: An Advocate’s Guide to Helping Survivors of Sexual Abuse in Detention, which includes best practices for providing hospital accompaniment, hotline services, written correspondence, and in-person services to incarcerated survivors. The online training will feature advocates discussing their own experiences of working with survivors in prisons and jails, and how to overcome common barriers in these settings. The session is geared toward advocates but anyone who works with current or former detainees is encouraged to attend. Although this webinar is the second in a series, people who were unable to join us for part one are encouraged to attend. This series of webinars is being supported by the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women.

Date/Time: 
05/28/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation
Description: 

The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School, Freedman Consulting, the American Public Human Services Association, and the National Governors Association are excited to present a webinar on facilitating technology innovation in public human services. As the challenges facing public human services agencies continue to grow, the potential exists for technology to serve as a powerful to tool to support well-being among the most vulnerable children and families. This webinar will illustrate the opportunities and rewards for human service agencies leveraging technology innovation, as well as highlight relevant strategies to assist would-be innovators seeking to take advantage of the opportunities provided by technology.Presenters in this webinar will discuss the number of ways human services agencies stand to benefit by successfully leveraging technology innovation. Following information from each of the presenters there will be the opportunity for webinar attendees to pose questions to the presenters.Accompanying this webinar is a report entitled “Gaining Ground: Facilitating Technology Innovation in Human Services.” Written by Freedman Consulting, with support from the Ford Foundation, this report details several approaches to confronting common challenges associated with adopting innovative technology to support human services agencies.

Date/Time: 
06/17/2014 - 4:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs
Description: 

Networks for Life: Identifying and Preventing Suicide in Post-Sexual Assault Care is a training developed by the Youth Suicide Prevention Program for people working in sexual assault care settings. The training covers basic background on suicide and the scope of the problem in Washington; the relationships among depression, suicide, and sexual violence; how to identify signs of suicidal thinking in a patient or client and how to respond; skills for handling disclosures and investigating suicide risk; and safety planning and referral during hospital discharge or the end of a hotline call. Opportunities for discussion, national crisis resources, and practice scenarios are included in the presentation.

Date/Time: 
06/12/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
NSVRC
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Benje Douglas
Contact Phone: 
717-909-0710 ext. 127
Contact Email: 
resources@nsvrc.org
Description: 

PRESENTED BY: Jennifer Pierce-Weeks, International Association of Forensic Nurses

DESCRIPTION:

Healthcare providers are in a unique position regarding effective identification and response to sexual violence in Later Life (National Center on Elder Abuse, 2012).  The short- and long-term health implications for patients, in combination with increased mortality rates, make recognizing and effectively responding to sexual violence against older adults an important responsibility of all health care professionals.  Collaboration with community-based sexual assault organizations and advocates is helpful in ensuring that health care professionals have the tools they need to identify and respond to sexual violence.

AUDIENCE:

Forensic examiners, medical advocates, healthcare professionals and sexual assault advocates --This event is for anyone who works closely with adults in later life and would like to learn more about how sexual violence impacts the elder community.  Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. The content will be the same for each webinar and we are limiting the audience to 30 individuals, please feel free to sign up for either but not both.

Cost: Free.

REGISTRATION: Deadline: June 6th, 2014

Register and for further details visit the NSVRC’s Online Store and select the webinar registration that you would like to attend.

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This project was supported by Grant No. 2011-TA-AX-K023 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

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