Training for Advocates

Events

Program Council and Leadership Seminar August 2014

Event Start Date:
August 07, 2014 9:00 am
Event End Date:
August 08, 2014 2:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
July 31, 2014
Registration Fee:
Free

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Webinar: Developing Plans for Outreach to Underserved Communities: A Resource and Guide Review for Sexual and Domestic Violence Programs

Event Start Date:
August 11, 2014 11:00 am
Event End Date:
August 11, 2014 12:30 pm
Registration Deadline:
August 11, 2014
Registration Fee:
Free

This project was supported by Grant No. 2011-WR-AX-0002 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, finding, 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.

Advocating for Victims Involved in the Criminal Justice System - PITTSBURG

Event Start Date:
August 15, 2014 10:00 am
Event End Date:
August 15, 2014 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
August 12, 2014
Registration Fee:
Free

Material Covered:

  • Understanding the Criminal Legal System
  • Providing Advocacy to Victims of Domestic Violence Involved in the Criminal Justice System
  • Understanding Victims’ Use of Violence
  • Impact of Trauma
  • Risk and Lethality Factors
  • Underserved Populations
  • And much more.


Questions:

Shirley Fessler
785-232-9784 ext. 329
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Advocating for Victims Involved in the Criminal Justice System - TOPEKA

Event Start Date:
August 19, 2014 10:00 am
Event End Date:
August 19, 2014 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
August 14, 2014
Registration Fee:
Free

Material Covered:

  • Understanding the Criminal Legal System
  • Providing Advocacy to Victims of Domestic Violence Involved in the Criminal Justice System
  • Understanding Victims’ Use of Violence
  • Impact of Trauma
  • Risk and Lethality Factors
  • Underserved Populations
  • And much more.


Questions:

Shirley Fessler
785-232-9784 ext. 329
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Working with LGBTQ Survivors of Violence

Event Start Date:
August 21, 2014 9:30 am
Event End Date:
August 21, 2014 4:30 pm
Registration Deadline:
August 14, 2014
Registration Fee:
Free

Training Topics:

  • LGBTQ 101 and LGBTQ Oppression
  • Working with LGBTQ Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence Survivors
  • Community Outreach and Building Relationships with LGBTQ Communities
  • VAWA Non-Discrimination Overview / Q&A


Presenters:

Victoria Pickering
Education and Outreach Coordinator
Kansas City Anti-Violence Project

Justin Shaw
Executive Director
Kansas City Anti-Violence Project

Randall Jenson
Youth Outreach Coordinator
Kansas City Anti-Violence Project

Carly McPeak
Immigration Project Attorney
KCSDV

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Overcoming the Consent Defense: Investigating and Prosecuting Non-Stranger Sexual Assault and Rape

Event Start Date:
August 27, 2014 8:30 am
Event End Date:
August 28, 2014 5:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
August 20, 2014
Registration Fee:
Free

Guest Presenters:

John Wilkinson
Attorney Advisor
AEquitas

Christopher Mallios
Attorney Advisor
AEquitas

Jennifer M. Sommers
Special Assistant Attorney General
New York State Attorney General’s Office

Lieutenant Colleen N. Brooks-Francis
Detective Bureau Commander
Dodge City Police Department


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Training Highlights:

  • Sexual violence dynamics & prevalence
  • Collection and preservation of evidence, including the KBI sexual assault forensic evidence collection kit
  • Anatomy identification
  • Identification of common injuries resulting from sexual assault
  • Kansas Statutes related to sexual assault
  • Understanding the criminal justice system
  • Sex offending behavior
  • Understanding how Sexual Assault Response Teams function
  • Agenda



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Advocating for Victims Involved in the Criminal Justice System - DODGE CITY

Event Start Date:
September 04, 2014 10:00 am
Event End Date:
September 04, 2014 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
September 02, 2014
Registration Fee:
Free

Material Covered:

  • Understanding the Criminal Legal System
  • Providing Advocacy to Victims of Domestic Violence Involved in the Criminal Justice System
  • Understanding Victims’ Use of Violence
  • Impact of Trauma
  • Risk and Lethality Factors
  • Underserved Populations
  • And much more.


Questions:

Shirley Fessler
785-232-9784 ext. 329
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Advocating for Victims Involved in the Criminal Justice System - HAYS

Event Start Date:
September 05, 2014 10:00 am
Event End Date:
September 05, 2014 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
September 02, 2014
Registration Fee:
Free

Material Covered:

  • Understanding the Criminal Legal System
  • Providing Advocacy to Victims of Domestic Violence Involved in the Criminal Justice System
  • Understanding Victims’ Use of Violence
  • Impact of Trauma
  • Risk and Lethality Factors
  • Underserved Populations
  • And much more.


Questions:

Shirley Fessler
785-232-9784 ext. 329
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40-Hour SANE-SART Course October 2014

Event Start Date:
October 06, 2014 8:00 am
Event End Date:
October 10, 2014 5:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
September 29, 2014
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 typologies and behavior
  • Understanding how Sexual Assault Response Teams function

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