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: 
04/23/2015 - 8:00am to 04/25/2015 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Hilton Portland & Executive Tower
921 SW Sixth Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97204

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Society for Public Health Education
Description: 

The Society for Public Health Education’s 66th Annual Meeting offers an exciting opportunity to share your research findings, program impacts, policy changes, perspectives, and expertise with the health education and health promotion professional community.Annual meeting subthemes include: Advancing Health Education through Technology and Innovation; Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults: Health Needs of the Future Generation; Culture, Diversity, and Health:  Local and Global Perspectives; Disparities and Inequity: Health Education and Promotion for Social Justice; and Systems, Policies, and Practices: Current Trends and Future of Health Education. 

Date/Time: 
01/24/2015 - 8:00am
Location
City: 
Islandia
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
VIBS Family Violence and Rape Crisis Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Melissa Marquez, SANE liaison
Contact Phone: 
631-360-3730
Contact Email: 
mmarquez@vibs.org
Description: 

VIBS Family Violence and Rape Crisis Center, in conjunction with the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN), invites Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Physicians Assistants and Medical Doctors to attend the Suffolk County SANE Training Program.

A new SANE training program has been scheduled for January-February 2015.  The program is a comprehensive didactic training using a 40 hour on-line training provided by the IAFN  in conjunction with VIBS’ 20 hour in-person training to be held on Saturday 1/24 and 2/7 and Friday 2/13.  The training is open to those licensed as N.P., R.N., P.A., or M.D. and have at least one year of clinical experience.  The SANE training program offers its graduates 40 C.E.U.’s.  The tuition is $750.00.

A Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) is a medical professional who provides compassionate care to adult and adolescent survivors of rape and sexual assault by obtaining medical histories, collecting forensic evidence and offering preventative medications. 

All interested parties wanting details regarding the informational sessions, may contact Melissa, SANE liaison at VIBS, at 631-360-3730 or email.  

 

Date/Time: 
11/25/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
PreventConnect
Description: 

The term “restorative justice” can have a myriad of meanings for a variety of communities. In this web conference participants will learn what the term means for members of South Asian and immigrant/communities of color. In particular, the role survivors of child sexual abuse play in the process and the links this process has in preventing child sexual abuse.

This web conference is apart of PreventConnect and Ms. Foundation for Women’s third year of the #PowerInPrevention: Ending Child Sexual Abuse Web Conference Series.

Date/Time: 
11/13/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Center for Victims of Crime
Description: 

Join experts from the National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC), Crime Victims Services (CVS), and Social Solutions to learn what research and resources are available to help victim-serving agencies measure their activities and improve their impact.

Susan Howley of NCVC will offer insight into why the victims services field is moving increasingly towards measuring outcomes and delivering evidence-based programming, and what that means for service providers. David Voth of CVS will address how practitioners can contextualize programs in terms of specific outcomes and indicators to help connect staff efforts with participant outcomes, using tools like logic models. Nicole Geller of Social Solutions will address what technological supports exist today to help providers measure those program efforts and improve participant outcomes.

Date/Time: 
12/10/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Just Detention International
Description: 

Transgender men and women are extremely vulnerable to sexual abuse behind bars. What support do transgender survivors need to heal? How can you, as an advocate, make a difference in their lives?
 
Join JDI for our final two webinars of the year — a two-part series for rape crisis advocates who want to provide services to transgender survivors of sexual abuse in detention.

Part 2: On December 10, we will focus on direct advocacy strategies, including legal and systems advocacy. Jennifer Orthwein from the Transgender Law Center will talk about her experience working with transgender survivors in California state prisons and provide an overview of her organization’s advocacy strategies. Earline Budd, an advocate who has provided direct services to transgender inmates in Washington, D.C., will discuss safety planning, systems advocacy, and re-entry planning for incarcerated transgender survivors of sexual abuse.

Learn more about part 1

Date/Time: 
11/19/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Just Detention International
Description: 

Transgender men and women are extremely vulnerable to sexual abuse behind bars. What support do transgender survivors need to heal? How can you, as an advocate, make a difference in their lives?
 
Join JDI for our final two webinars of the year — a two-part series for rape crisis advocates who want to provide services to transgender survivors of sexual abuse in detention.

Part 1: On November 19, we will cover how to communicate effectively with transgender survivors and give an overview of life behind bars for transgender people. Michael Munson, Director of FORGE, will talk about FORGE’s publication Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault and how to adapt the interventions in the guide to a prison setting. Joining Michael as a guest speaker will be Kerri Cecil, a transgender woman, prisoner rape survivor, filmmaker, and activist. 

Learn more about part 2

Date/Time: 
11/08/2014 - 9:00am to 01/10/2015 - 11:59pm
Location
City: 
Charlotte
Postal Code: 
28223
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
UNC Charlotte Center for Wellness Promotion
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Nicole Madonna-Rosario
Contact Phone: 
704-687-7348
Contact Email: 
nmadonna@uncc.edu
Contact Website: 
http://wellness.uncc.edu
Description: 

The Center for Wellness Promotion at UNC Charlotte in collaboration with Northeastern University Center for the Study of Sports in Society will be hosting  the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Training Institute on January 20-22, 2015.  The training is 3 days and costs $500 per person. What is MVP? MVP utilizes a unique bystander approach to empower all individuals to learn safe and healthy ways to confront abuse.  What are MVP Institutes?It’s a 3 day interactive training designed for professional staff and faculty.  It will provide you with the skills necessary to develop, implement and conduct MVP trainings at your institution. Who should attend? College and high school educators who have an interest in violence prevention and education. Space is limited! To register please visit our websitewww.wellness.uncc.edu

Date/Time: 
09/09/2015 - 8:00am to 09/11/2015 - 5:00pm
Location
City: 
Anaheim
Postal Code: 
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Description: 

About the National Center for Victims of Crime

The National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation’s leading resource and advocacy organization for victims of crime. Our mission is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives. We are dedicated to serving individuals, families, and communities harmed by crime.

 

Call for Workshop Proposals

The National Center for Victims of Crime is seeking presenters for its National Training Institute, to be held September 9-11, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Orange County, in Aneheim, CA. Workshops will address a wide range of topics organized into separate conference tracks. Workshops are scheduled for 90 minutes (1.5 hours) in length, unless otherwise specified in the proposal. Accepted presenters will be assigned day and presentation time by the Institute planning committee.

Access the call for proposals.

 

2015 National Training Institute Overview

The National Center is pleased to present the National Center for Victims of Crime 2015 National Training Institute. As in past years, this training 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.

Date/Time: 
09/02/2015 - 8:00am to 09/04/2015 - 1:00pm
Location
City: 
Los Angeles
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
CALCASA
Description: 

Learn more about the National Sexual Assault Conference.

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