Training for Advocates

Events

Adult/Adolescent SANE-SART Course May 2016

Event Start Date:
May 31, 2016 8:00 am
Event End Date:
June 03, 2016 5:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
May 24, 2016
Registration Fee:
$150.00

Presenters:

A variety of presenters from the fields of forensic nursing, victim advocacy, law enforcement, and the legal fields.


Highlights:

  • Understanding sexual violence dynamics and prevalence
  • Understand the forensic evidence collection process, including the Kansas Bureau of Investigation sexual assault forensic evidence collection kit
  • Identification of anatomy
  • Identify common injuries resulting from sexual assault
  • Understanding Kansas Statutes related to sexual assault
  • Understanding the criminal justice system
  • Increase knowledge of sex offender behavior
  • Understanding how Sexual Assault Response Teams function


Lodging:

Wyndham Garden Wichita Downtown
316-269-2090
221 East Kellogg St.
Wichita, KS 

Reserve your room with the Wyndham by MAY 23 to receive the “KCSDV Training Seminar” room rate of $79 per night plus tax.


Questions:

Sarah Hachmeister
Statewide SANE/SART Project Coordinator, KCSDV
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Home Visitation and Domestic Violence: Enhancing Safety and Support for Children and Families - KCK MAY 31

Event Start Date:
May 31, 2016 9:00 am
Event End Date:
May 31, 2016 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
May 24, 2016
Registration Fee:
Free

Trainer:

Shelly Newman
KCSDV Parent Child Program Coordinator


Shelly brings to KCSDV eight years of experience working with survivors of domestic abuse and their children. At KCSDV, Shelly works with local domestic violence programs and home visitation programs on issues related to domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. Shelly has facilitated trainings on topics related to the dynamics of sexual and domestic violence and how children are impacted.


Registration Deadline: MAY 24, 2016


Questions:

Shelly Newman
785-232-9784 ext. 314 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Home Visitation and Domestic Violence: Enhancing Safety and Support for Children and Families - GIRARD JUNE 6

Event Start Date:
June 06, 2016 9:00 am
Event End Date:
June 06, 2016 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
May 30, 2016
Registration Fee:
Free

Trainer:

Shelly Newman
KCSDV Parent Child Program Coordinator


Shelly brings to KCSDV eight years of experience working with survivors of domestic abuse and their children. At KCSDV, Shelly works with local domestic violence programs and home visitation programs on issues related to domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. Shelly has facilitated trainings on topics related to the dynamics of sexual and domestic violence and how children are impacted.


Registration Deadline: MAY 30, 2016


Questions:

Shelly Newman
785-232-9784 ext. 314 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Webinar: 2016 Legislative Update

Event Start Date:
June 06, 2016 11:00 am
Event End Date:
June 06, 2016 12:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
June 06, 2016
Registration Fee:
Free

This project was supported by Grant No. 2011-WL-AX-0059 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 view of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

This grant project is funded or partially funded by the State General Fund as administered by the Kansas Governor’s Grants Program. The opinions, findings and conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of the Kansas Governor.

Working with Survivors Experiencing Multi-Abuse Trauma: A Skill Building Workshop for Advocates

Event Start Date:
June 07, 2016 9:00 am
Event End Date:
June 08, 2016 4:30 am
Registration Deadline:
May 31, 2016
Registration Fee:
Free

Trainers:

Dr. Christy Sim
KCSDV Accreditation and TA Coordinator

Kristina Scott, LMSW
KCSDV Trainer and Training Coordinator

Jamie Wallen
KCSDV Statewide Training Projects Coordinator & Trainer

 


Lodging:

Ramada Topeka Downtown
420 SE 6th Ave.
Topeka, KS 66607
Phone: 1-785-234-5400
Reservations online or call 1-800-432-2424

Call the Ramada and reserve your room by  May 24 to receive the “CGKCSV” rate of $83.00 per night plus tax.


Questions:

Jamie Wallen
785-232-9784 ext. 326 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Participants can self-submit the documentation necessary for any continuing education credit that is available for the content of this course.

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Victim Advocate, Heal Thyself: Real Tools for Addressing and Transforming Vicarious Trauma

Event Start Date:
June 10, 2016 9:00 am
Event End Date:
June 10, 2016 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
June 15, 2016
Registration Fee:
Free

Presenter:
OLGA PHOENIX MPA, MA

Creator of the Self-Care Wheel and author of “Victim Advocate’s Guide to Wellness: Six Dimensions of Vicarious Trauma-Free Life,” Olga Phoenix is an internationally recognized expert and speaker on the topics of Vicarious Trauma, Compassion Fatigue, Secondary Traumatic Stress, and Trauma-Informed Services, as well as personal and organizational cultures of Sustainability, Self-Care, and Wellness. Through her books, trainings, webinars, and keynotes Olga helped thousands of victim advocates, therapists, substance abuse counselors, law enforcement, criminal justice and medical professionals to find their way to full and thriving life, free of vicarious trauma.  Read more about Olga Phoenix.


Lodging:

Ramada Topeka Downtown
785-234-5400 or 800-432-2424
420 SE 6th Ave, Topeka, KS

Contact the Ramada and reserve your room by May 27 to receive the "KS Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence" rate of $83.00 per night plus tax.


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Overcoming the Consent Defense: Investigating and Prosecuting Nonstranger Sexual Assault and Rape 2016

Event Start Date:
June 15, 2016 9:00 am
Event End Date:
June 16, 2016 11:30 am
Registration Deadline:
June 08, 2016
Registration Fee:
$50.00

PRESENTERS from AEQUITAS:

  • Jane Anderson, JD, Attorney Advisor
  • John Wilkinson, JD, Attorney Advisor

Read more about these presenters.


HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Effectively Using Medical Evidence and Experts
  • Educating Judges and Juries about Victim Behavior
  • Alcohol-Facilitated Sexual Assault
  • Prosecuting Multiple Defendant Rape, Witnessed Rape, and Other Complex Cases
  • Trial Strategies

Lodging:

Hotel at Old Town
1-877-265-3869
830 East 1st Street, Wichita, KS

Contact the Hotel at Old Town and reserve your room by June 1 to receive the “KS Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence” rate of $95.00 per night plus tax.


QUESTIONS:

Sarah Hachmeister
KCSDV Statewide SANE/SART Project Coordinator
785-232-9784 xt 327 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Protection from Abuse and Protection from Stalking Orders and Their Enforcement - Garden City

Event Start Date:
June 22, 2016 9:00 am
Event End Date:
June 22, 2016 12:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
June 15, 2016
Registration Fee:
Free


Sponsored by:

Family Crisis Services and Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence



Questions:

Stephine Bowman
785-232-9784 ext. 337
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Webinar: Gender & Biological Sex: Terms, Tips, and Advocacy for Transgender Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Part One

Event Start Date:
June 23, 2016 2:00 pm
Event End Date:
June 23, 2016 3:30 pm
Registration Deadline:
June 23, 2016
Registration Fee:
Free

This project was supported by Grant No. 2014-WR-AX-0024 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this presentation are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.r

Understanding the Impact of Domestic and Sexual Violence on Health

Event Start Date:
June 28, 2016 9:30 am
Event End Date:
June 28, 2016 4:30 pm
Registration Fee:
Free

Presenters:

  • Shirley Fessler, KCSDV Rural Sexual Assault Project Manager
  • Sarah Hachmeister, KCSDV Statewide SANE-SART Project Coordinator
  • Kristina Scott, LMSW- KCSDV Trainer and Training Coordinator 

Lodging: 

Ramada Topeka Downtown
785-234-5400 or 800-432-2424
420 SE 6th Ave, Topeka, KS

Contact the Ramada and reserve your room by June 14th to receive the "KS Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence" rate of $83.00 per night plus tax.


Questions:

Kristina Scott, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Participants can self-submit the documentation necessary for any continuing education credit that is available for the content of this course.

Webinar: Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Survivors: Empowering Survivors through Empowering Services Part 2 of 2

Event Start Date:
July 06, 2016 2:00 pm
Event End Date:
July 06, 2016 3:30 pm
Registration Deadline:
July 07, 2016
Registration Fee:
Free

This project was supported by Grant No. 2014-WR-AX-0024 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this presentation are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.r

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