Date/Time: 
04/01/2012 (All day) to 04/30/2012 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
NSVRC
Contact Phone: 
717-909-0710
Contact Website: 
http://www.nsvrc.org
Description: 

The 2012 Sexual Assault Awareness Month campaign encourages communities and individuals to bring healthy sexuality into the conversation on how we connect, respect and prevent sexual violence.

The 2012 SAAM campaign "It's time...to talk about it!" provides tools and resources that focus on promoting positive expressions of sexuality and healthy behaviors.  Promoting healthy behaviors encourages sexual interactions and relationships that are consensual, respectful and informed.  By starting the conversation, this diologue can build safe, healthy relationships.

Date/Time: 
03/12/2014 - 1:30pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
1in6
Description: 

AGENDA: Ask us your questions regarding male inclusive SAAM activities.NSVRC's Laura Palumbo and 1in6 staff will field your questions.Share your SAAM ideas, challenges and successes.We want to know. How did you make it happen?Inclusive materials and social media messages: FREE Brochures, PSAs, Social Media, etc.White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault:Why should we consider trauma-informed policies inclusive of the 1 in 6 men on campus?FEATURED PANELISTS:Laura PalumboPrevention Campaign Specialist, S.A.A.M. CoordinatorNational Sexual Violence Center Resource CenterAndrea Falzone, Psy.D.Licensed Psychologist/Sexual Assault SpecialistPennsylvania State UniversityCenter for Counseling and Psychological ServicesHolly M. Rider-MilkovichDirector, Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness CenterCo-Chair, Abuse Hurts InitiativeUniversity of Michigan

Date/Time: 
03/11/2014 - 8:00am to 03/14/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Ala Moana Hotel
410 Atkinson Drive
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814

Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT)
Event Contact
Contact Email: 
ivatconf@alliant.edu
Contact Website: 
http://www.ivatcenters.org/
Description: 

The goals of this Conference are to present the latest research, prevention, assessment, and intervention techniques concerning various aspects of child, adolescent and adult trauma and maltreatment and the long-term effects if they go untreated. Plenary and breakout sessions discuss the types of child, adolescent and adult trauma, the dynamics of maltreatment and trauma at home or in the community, and the effects on children, adolescents, and adults psychologically, behaviorally and neurodevelopmentally. Nationally and internationally recognized presenters and local practitioners come together to discuss the latest research, assessment methods, interventions, and prevention strategies for children, adolescents and adults who have been traumatized, abused, and/or victimized. Applying current research information and providing practical techniques are emphasized throughout this conference.

Date/Time: 
04/24/2013 - 5:30pm
Location
Address: 

618 13th Street

City: 
Modesto
Postal Code: 
95354
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Haven Women's Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Laura Proctor
Contact Phone: 
(209) 558-2568
Contact Email: 
ProctorL@stancounty.com
Contact Website: 
http://www.havenwcs.org
Description: 

Take Back the Night is a time for advocates, survivors & the community to come together & raise awareness for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. 

 
There will be a peaceful protest march at 5:45, followed by music, poetry & speakers! Survivor's art will be on display all evening. 
 
We will have refreshments. The event is free & all ages are welcome. Hope to see you there!
Date/Time: 
08/28/2012 - 5:00pm to 08/31/2012 - 12:00pm
Location
Address: 

Marriott Convention Center
New Orleans

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
The National Children's Advocacy Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Marilyn Grundy
Contact Email: 
mgrundy@nationalcac.org
Description: 

The National Conference on Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention offers:

  • A platform to network with professionals passionate about prevention of child sexual abuse and exploitation, including Circle Dialogues, which are a great opportunity for meaningful discussion and community building.
  • A chance to experience a powerful new prevention tool from Ping Chong & Company: Secret Survivors.
  • Cutting edge information from expert leaders in the field.
  • Workshops such as:
    • How Lessons Learned from the Penn State Scandal Are Improving the Safety of Children in Youth-Serving Organizations
    • Normative Sexuality Development in Childhood: Implications for Developmental Guidance and Prevention of Sexual Abuse
    • Breaking the Cycle, Beating the Odds: 12 Step Self Awareness Model (SAM)
    • The National Plan to Prevent the Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children
  • A chance to become involved with the National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse & Exploitation.
  • An opportunity to learn more about a variety of prevention topics in the exciting and fun environment of New Orleans.
Date/Time: 
12/06/2012 - 8:00am to 12/08/2012 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Tribal Law & Policy Institute
8235 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 211
West Hollywood, CA 90046

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tribal Law & Policy Institute
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
323-650-5467
Description: 

The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), Office of Justice Programs, within the U.S. Department of Justice is pleased to announce the 13th National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime. The Conference will be held December 6 — 8, 2012, on the reservation of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, California, with the theme, “Strength from Within: Rekindling Tribal Traditions to assist Victims of Crime.” This year's conference is coordinated again by the Tribal Law and Policy Institute under a grant from OVC.The purpose of the 13th National Indian Nations Conference — the largest U.S. Department of Justice sponsored Indian Nations conference — is to bring together Native American victims, victim advocates, tribal leaders, victim service providers, community volunteers, prosecutors, judicial and law enforcement personnel, family violence and sexual assault specialists, medical providers, social services and mental health personnel, probation/corrections, criminal justice and juvenile justice personnel, as well as federal and state agency representatives to share their knowledge, experiences and ideas for developing programs that serve the unique needs of crime victims in Indian Country.This year's conference goals are: 

  1. Strength from Within: Rekindling Tribal Traditions to assist Victims/Survivors- Promoting traditional values and incorporating traditional skills in crime victim services; upholding wellness, mentally, physically, spiritually and emotionally; and framing victim services around tribal traditions.
  2. Honoring the Wisdom of the Past - Understanding historical trauma as a way to heal; enlisting tribal elders as keepers of our tribal histories; and embracing traditional teachings.
  3. Honoring and Listening to Victim/Survivor Voices - Creating victim-centered/sensitive responses; being inclusive of victim/survivors - particularly those from un-served, underserved, and other populations - to achieve safety, justice and healing; and promoting peer to peer learning opportunities.
  4. Promoting Safety, Justice and Healing - Justice for victims; justice for all; understanding the various jurisdictional issues particularly those in Public Law 280 states; exercising tribal sovereignty to promote safety and justice for victims; highlighting the resiliency of spirituality and healing in tribal communities; addressing child sexual abuse and education on developing sexual assault programs for victims of child sexual abuse in tribal communities; and including a special emphasis on crime victims within the juvenile justice system and strong support for keeping youth within the community.
  5. Supporting and Educating Tribal Leaders - Educating and supporting efforts of tribal leaders to achieve accountability and responsibility to victims of crime.
  6. Working in Harmony - Building the partnerships with federal agencies; Education on the importance of networking and working together in collaboration to strengthen services such as partnering with technology experts; and networking with Native men to address domestic violence and sexual assault.
  7. Sustaining our Legacy - Developing skills and incorporating cultural approaches to enhance sustainability and measurability; and increasing the accuracy of victimization research.
  8. Healing the Healers - Ensuring safety and support for service providers.
Date/Time: 
07/09/2012 - 11:59pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tribal Law & Policy Institute
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
323-650-5467
Description: 

A special invitation is extended to you to participate as a workshop presenter at the 13th National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime. Workshop presentations for this conference should demonstrate methods and strategies to improve safety as well as to promote justice for crime victims through cooperation and collaboration between Tribal, Federal, State and private entities in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.It is anticipated that the conference will include approximately 750 participants and that there will be approximately 60 workshops. Workshops are 90 minutes and should be highly interactive and relevant to the conference goals, theme and audience described above. Speakers fees will not be paid to workshop presenters. We may be able to provide limited support by waiving registration or providing limited lodging or travel if speakers request scholarships. 

Date/Time: 
12/06/2012 - 8:00am to 12/08/2012 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Renaissance Hotel
Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
Souther California

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tribal Law and Policy Institute
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
323-650-5467
Contact Email: 
conference@tlpi.org
Description: 

This national conference will provide opportunities for tribal, state, and federal participants to share knowledge, experiences, and ideas for developing and improving strategies and programs that serve the unique needs of crime victims in Indian Country.The goals of this conference include:

  • Strength from Within: Rekindling Tribal Traditions to assist Victims/Survivors
  • Honoring the Wisdom of the Past
  • Honoring and Listening to Victim/Survivor Voices
  • Promoting Safety, Justice and Healing
  • Supporting and Educating Tribal Leaders
  • Working in Harmony
  • Sustaining our Legacy
  • Healing the Healers
Date/Time: 
06/04/2014 - 9:00am to 06/06/2014 - 12:00pm
Location
Address: 

Ramada State College Hotel and Conference Center

1450 South Atherton Street

State College, PA 16801

City: 
State College
Postal Code: 
16801
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency’s Office of Victims’ Services
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Janice Maruniak
Contact Phone: 
724-430-4213
Contact Email: 
jem41@psu.edu
Description: 

This three-day conference will provide an opportunity for more than 300 victim service providers and allied professionals to enhance their skills, network, and rejuvenate. We will focus on promising practices and programs throughout Pennsylvania and the nation. Join us for national keynote speakers, informative workshops, and the presentation of the Governor’s Victim Service Pathfinder Awards.We welcome participants in all aspects of victim services - community-based victim advocates, victim-witness coordinators, prevention educators, survivors, probation officers, adult and juvenile court personnel, law enforcement officers, prosecutors, social workers, and health care providers. This conference is NOT limited to only Pennsylvania residents. Persons from all states are welcome to attend. More information will be added to this Web site as it becomes available. We encourage you to bookmark this site and share this information with your colleagues.View registration information.

Date/Time: 
12/11/2014 - 8:00am to 12/13/2014 - 5:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tribal Law and Policy Institute
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
323-650-5467
Contact Email: 
conference@tlpi.org
Description: 

This national conference will provide opportunities for tribal, state, and federal participants to share knowledge, experiences, and ideas for developing and improving strategies and programs that serve the unique needs of crime victims in Indian Country. 

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