MEGA♪ is a developmentally sensitive, evidence–based, gender-specific risk assessment tool for assessing the level of risk for coarse sexual improprieties and/or sexually abusive behaviors of male and female youth ages 4-19. This training will discuss the strengths of the MEGA♪ and risk assessment reports in multiple formats.
The purpose of this training program is to train local civilian victim advocates on building effective partnerships with local military installations to enhance and extend the system of support for sexual assault victims in the military. With the knowledge gained through this training process and their own expertise in sexual assault, local civilian victim advocates will be able to serve as knowledgeable resources to military installations.To prepare for the 2014 series of training events, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) through its Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) and in collaboration with the Department of Defense (DoD) Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO), have updated the training curriculum to reflect FY2013 DoD data and new victim assistance related programs and policies.
Affiliated Trainings are specialized trainings scheduled on September 5 &/or 6 prior to the 19th International Conference & Summit on Violence, Abuse &Trauma . We are partnering with various agencies to provide these trainings. These trainings must be registered for separately from the main conference on September 7-10.Affiliated Trainings/WorkshopsAT 1: Breaking the Silence: Healing the Shame of Male Survivors of Sexual Victimization AT 2: A Multi-Pronged Approach to Ending Corporal Punishment of Children in the United States: Creating a Non-Violent FutureAT 3:Child Sexual Abuse in the Context of Interpersonal ViolenceAT 4: Testifying in Criminal, Civil and Family Courts
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.
Institute on Violence, Abuse & Trauma at Alliant International University
This Conference has become a unique forum for people from all disciplines and philosophies to gather for in-depth exchange of current information on all facets of violence, abuse and trauma prevention, intervention and research. We are one of the very few conferences that actually includes researchers, practitioners, advocates, consumer-survivors, and front-line workers from all disciplines to share information, discuss controversial issues, and have the difficult dialogues. Topic tracks span intimate partner violence, child maltreatment, children exposed to violence, at risk youth, criminal justice issues, sexual assault, people with disabilities, treatment of victims and offenders, elder abuse, trauma, and more. This year’s Conference also includes the National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan Summit and Research Sessions: A Conference within A Conference! We have strived to infuse our theme of Working Together to End Violence, Abuse and Trauma - "Collaboration & Commitment for Change” into the presentations as well as into the thoughtfulness and professionalism reflected in the Conference content.For more information call 858-527-1860 x4030 or email.
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