Training for Advocates

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Building Successful Support Groups

Event Start Date:
May 29, 2018 9:00 am
Event End Date:
May 29, 2018 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
May 21, 2018
Registration Fee:
Free

As a result of this training, participants will be better able to:

  • Apply an empowerment-based framework to support groups
  • Facilitate support groups effectively
  • Apply creative strategies for support group attendance and engagement
  • Generate ideas and goals to better meet survivors’ needs in support groups


Presenters:

Kathy Ray
KCSDV Director of Advocacy, Education & Rural Projects

Danielle Brower
KCSDV Accreditation and Technical Assistance Coordinator


Lodging:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Emporia Northwest
1-888-HOLIDAY (1-888-465-4329) or 1-620-343-1111
3007 W 18th Ave
Emporia, Kansas

Contact the Holiday Inn Express by May 7 for the “KCS” room block at $93.00 per night. Tax exemption will be set up on an individual basis.

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Are We Meeting Survivors’ Needs? Examining Trauma-Informed Shelter Services

Event Start Date:
May 30, 2018 9:00 am
Event End Date:
May 30, 2018 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
May 22, 2018
Registration Fee:
Free

As a result of this training, participants will be better able to:

  • Define elements of trauma-informed shelter settings
  • Apply a survivor-defined framework to shelter
  • Differentiate rules from rights and responsibilities
  • Maintain safe, professionally-bounded relationships with shelter residents
  • Generate ideas and goals to better meet survivors’ needs in shelter


Presenters:

Kathy Ray
KCSDV Director of Advocacy, Education & Rural Projects

Danielle Brower
KCSDV Accreditation and Technical Assistance Coordinator


Lodging:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Emporia Northwest
1-888-HOLIDAY (1-888-465-4329) or 1-620-343-1111
3007 W 18th Ave
Emporia, Kansas

Contact the Holiday Inn Express by May 7 for the “KCS” room block at $93.00 per night. Tax exemption will be set up on an individual basis.

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Domestic Violence and Custody Issues

Event Start Date:
June 01, 2018 9:00 am
Event End Date:
June 01, 2018 4:30 pm
Registration Deadline:
May 25, 2018
Registration Fee:
$75.00

Guest Presenters:

Hon. Jan Rosa, J.S.C. (Ret.)
Darren Mitchell, JD

Consultants
National Council of Juvenile Family Court Judges

Learn more about these presenters.


As a result of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the context of violent behavior and patterns of batterer conduct.
  • Evaluate the impact of domestic violence on adult victims and children who are exposed to violence.
  • Assess the impact of domestic violence on cases involving custody and visitation issues.
  • Promote responses to address the particular circumstances and safety concerns presented by litigants.

Questions:

Jocilyn Oyler
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785-232-9784 ext. 334

 

We welcome people of all abilities. For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please let us know your needs on the online registration form. Requests should be made at least 14 business days prior to the training.

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Safety, Accountability, Justice: Enhancing Coordinated Responses to Sexual Assault Cases within Multidisciplinary Teams - HUTCHINSON

Event Start Date:
June 05, 2018 8:30 am
Event End Date:
June 06, 2018 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
May 29, 2018
Registration Fee:
Free

Training Session Highlights:

  • Kansas Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Overview
  • Trauma-Informed Coordinated Response Teams
  • Defining Common Goals
  • Understanding Roles in Sexual Assault Investigations
    • The Role of SANEs & Forensic Nurses
    • The Role of Law Enforcement
    • The Role of Community- and System-Based Advocates
    • The Role of Forensic Laboratories
    • The Role of Prosecution
  • Effective Team Approaches
  • Kansas SAKI Victim Notification Protocol
  • Self-Care

Lodging:

Hampton Inn
1401 1/2 East 11th Street, Hutchinson
620-665-9800

Contact the Hampton Inn and reserve your room by June 3 to receive the “KCSDV/SAKI” rate of $93.00.


We welcome people of all abilities. For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please select your needs on the online registration form. Requests should be made at least 14 business days prior to the training.

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Advanced Advocate Training: male allyship, oppression, and a more in-depth look at providing survivor-centered services.

Event Start Date:
June 05, 2018 9:00 am
Event End Date:
June 06, 2018 5:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
May 31, 2018
Registration Fee:
Free

Presenters:

Matthew Huffman, Public Affairs Director
Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

James Moran, Education Manager
Kansas City Anti-Violence Project


Lodging:

Candlewood Suites
1-877-CANDLEWOOD
8953 West 135th Street
Overland Park, Kansas

Contact the Candlewood Suites and reserve your room by May 22 for the KCSDV Training rate of $121.00.


Questions:

Jamie Wallen
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We welcome people of all abilities. For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please select your needs on the online registration form. Requests should be made at least 14 business days prior to the training.

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Empowering Kansas Families: Strategies and Skills to Address Domestic Violence in Child Welfare - JUNE 12 WICHITA

Event Start Date:
June 12, 2018 9:00 am
Event End Date:
June 12, 2018 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
May 29, 2018
Registration Fee:
Free

Presenters:

Kristina Scott
Empowered Families Kansas Child Welfare Project Coordinator

Carolyn Coiner
Empowered Families Kansas Project Manager


To Register:

You must first create an account and login, then choose "Register Individual" or "Register Group". It will display in the lower left corner after login.


We welcome people of all abilities. For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please select your needs on the online registration form. Requests should be made at least 14 business days prior to the training.


Questions:

If you need assistance registering, or have questions about the training, contact:
Kristina Scott
785-232-9784 ext. 336
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Webinar: Overview of a New Resource: Connecting Crime Victims Living with a Disability to Services

Event Start Date:
June 14, 2018 12:00 pm
Event End Date:
June 14, 2018 1:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
June 14, 2018
Registration Fee:
Free

Disability rights law can be challenging and complex. However, an individual’s disability rights can be a bridge to obtain justice to them as a crime victim. Complex legal issues arising out of being a victim of crime that impacts their disability programs and rights can include (but are not limited to):

  • Medicaid / Healthcare rights
  • Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation
  • Employment Discrimination
  • ADA / Community Integration
  • Accessibility of programs, services and places
  • Special Education and Related Services
  • Fair Housing
  • Holding Guardians and other Legal Decision Makers Accountable

Advanced SANE/SART Training: Effective Practices for Investigating and Prosecuting Sexual Violence Cases

Event Start Date:
June 19, 2018 8:30 am
Event End Date:
June 20, 2018 3:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
June 12, 2018
Registration Fee:
$40.00

Presenters from AEQUITAS:

Jonathan H. Kurland,
Attorney Advisor


Ret. Lt. Tom McDevitt,
Philadelphia Police Dept, Special Victims Unit

Read more about these presenters


Topics:

  • First, Do No Harm: Trauma-Informed Interviewing
  • Overcoming the Consent Defense: Prosecuting Known Offenders
  • Alcohol-Facilitated Sexual Assault: Who Needs Force When you Have Alcohol?
  • Providing Context: Introducing Expert Testimony in Sexual Assault Cases
  • Safeguarding Victim Privacy: Ethical Considerations and A Plan of Action for Prosecutors
  • #GUILTY: Identifying, Preserving, and Presenting Digital Evidence

Lodging:

Courtyard Wichita at Old Town
316-264-5300
Room block link

Contact the Courtyard Wichita at Old Town and reserve your room by May 28 to receive the “KCSDV” rate of $100.00 per night.


Questions:

Laura Jones
785-232-9784 ext. 323 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Financial Safety and Empowerment Regional Workshop - Wichita

Event Start Date:
June 26, 2018 9:00 am
Event End Date:
June 26, 2018 1:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
June 19, 2018
Registration Fee:
Free

Presenters:

Laura Jones
KCSDV Statewide SANE/SART Project Coordinator

Shelly Newman
KCSDV Statewide Training Coordinator

Danielle Brower
KCSDV Accreditation & Technical Assistance Coordinator


To Register:

You must first create an account and login, then choose "Register Individual" or "Register Group". It will display in the lower left corner after login.


We welcome people of all abilities. For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please select your needs on the online registration form. Requests should be made at least 14 business days prior to the training.

If you need assistance registering, contact:
Shelly Newman, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
785-232-9784 ext 314.


Questions:

Laura Jones
785-232-9784 ext. 323
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Safety, Accountability, Justice: Enhancing Coordinated Responses to Sexual Assault Cases within Multidisciplinary Teams - SALINA

Event Start Date:
June 27, 2018 8:30 am
Event End Date:
June 28, 2018 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
June 20, 2018
Registration Fee:
Free

Training Session Highlights:

  • Kansas Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Overview
  • Trauma-Informed Coordinated Response Teams
  • Defining Common Goals
  • Understanding Roles in Sexual Assault Investigations
    • The Role of SANEs & Forensic Nurses
    • The Role of Law Enforcement
    • The Role of Community- and System-Based Advocates
    • The Role of Forensic Laboratories
    • The Role of Prosecution
  • Effective Team Approaches
  • Kansas SAKI Victim Notification Protocol
  • Self-Care

Lodging:

Hampton Inn
401 West Schilling Road, Salina
785-823-9800

Contact the Hampton Inn and reserve your room by June 12 to receive the “KCSDV” rate of $93.00 + tax.


We welcome people of all abilities. For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please select your needs on the online registration form. Requests should be made at least 14 business days prior to the training.

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Webinar: Summer CLE Series

Event Start Date:
June 27, 2018 12:00 pm
Event End Date:
September 05, 2018 12:50 pm
Registration Deadline:
September 05, 2018
Registration Fee:
Free

Safety, Accountability, Justice: Enhancing Coordinated Responses to Sexual Assault Cases within Multidisciplinary Teams - PITTSBURG

Event Start Date:
July 17, 2018 8:30 am
Event End Date:
July 18, 2018 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
July 10, 2018
Registration Fee:
Free

Training Session Highlights:

  • Kansas Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Overview
  • Trauma-Informed Coordinated Response Teams
  • Defining Common Goals
  • Understanding Roles in Sexual Assault Investigations
    • The Role of SANEs & Forensic Nurses
    • The Role of Law Enforcement
    • The Role of Community- and System-Based Advocates
    • The Role of Forensic Laboratories
    • The Role of Prosecution
  • Effective Team Approaches
  • Kansas SAKI Victim Notification Protocol
  • Self-Care

Lodging:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
4011 Parkview Dr, Pittsburg
620-231-1177

Contact the Holiday Inn Express and reserve your room by June 26 to receive the “KCSDV” rate of $91.00.


We welcome people of all abilities. For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please select your needs on the online registration form. Requests should be made at least 14 business days prior to the training.

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Safety, Accountability, Justice: Enhancing Coordinated Responses to Sexual Assault Cases within Multidisciplinary Teams - LAWRENCE

Event Start Date:
July 24, 2018 8:30 am
Event End Date:
July 25, 2018 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
July 17, 2018
Registration Fee:
Free

Training Session Highlights:

  • Kansas Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Overview
  • Trauma-Informed Coordinated Response Teams
  • Defining Common Goals
  • Understanding Roles in Sexual Assault Investigations
    • The Role of SANEs & Forensic Nurses
    • The Role of Law Enforcement
    • The Role of Community- and System-Based Advocates
    • The Role of Forensic Laboratories
    • The Role of Prosecution
  • Effective Team Approaches
  • Kansas SAKI Victim Notification Protocol
  • Self-Care

Lodging:

Doubletree
200 McDonald Dr, Lawrence
785-841-7077

Contact the Doubletree and reserve your room by July 23 to receive the “KCSDV/SAKI” rate of $93.00.


We welcome people of all abilities. For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please select your needs on the online registration form. Requests should be made at least 14 business days prior to the training.

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Safety, Accountability, Justice: Enhancing Coordinated Responses to Sexual Assault Cases within Multidisciplinary Teams - WICHITA

Event Start Date:
August 21, 2018 8:30 am
Event End Date:
August 22, 2018 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
August 14, 2018
Registration Fee:
Free

Training Session Highlights:

  • Kansas Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Overview
  • Trauma-Informed Coordinated Response Teams
  • Defining Common Goals
  • Understanding Roles in Sexual Assault Investigations
    • The Role of SANEs & Forensic Nurses
    • The Role of Law Enforcement
    • The Role of Community- and System-Based Advocates
    • The Role of Forensic Laboratories
    • The Role of Prosecution
  • Effective Team Approaches
  • Kansas SAKI Victim Notification Protocol
  • Self-Care

Lodging:

Hampton Inn
7230 W Harry St, Wichita
316-942-2000

Contact the Hampton Inn and reserve your room by August 13 to receive the “SDV” rate of $100.00.


We welcome people of all abilities. For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please select your needs on the online registration form. Requests should be made at least 14 business days prior to the training.

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Safety, Accountability, Justice: Enhancing Coordinated Responses to Sexual Assault Cases within Multidisciplinary Teams - HAYS

Event Start Date:
September 19, 2018 8:30 am
Event End Date:
September 20, 2018 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
September 12, 2018
Registration Fee:
Free

Training Session Highlights:

  • Kansas Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Overview
  • Trauma-Informed Coordinated Response Teams
  • Defining Common Goals
  • Understanding Roles in Sexual Assault Investigations
    • The Role of SANEs & Forensic Nurses
    • The Role of Law Enforcement
    • The Role of Community- and System-Based Advocates
    • The Role of Forensic Laboratories
    • The Role of Prosecution
  • Effective Team Approaches
  • Kansas SAKI Victim Notification Protocol
  • Self-Care

Lodging:

Hampton Inn
4002 General Hays Road, Hays
785-621-4444

Contact the Hampton Inn and reserve your room by September 4 to receive the “SAKI/KCSDV” rate of $93.00.


We welcome people of all abilities. For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please select your needs on the online registration form. Requests should be made at least 14 business days prior to the training.

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Safety, Accountability, Justice: Enhancing Coordinated Responses to Sexual Assault Cases within Multidisciplinary Teams - GARDEN CITY

Event Start Date:
September 25, 2018 8:30 am
Event End Date:
September 26, 2018 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline:
September 18, 2018
Registration Fee:
Free

Training Session Highlights:

  • Kansas Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Overview
  • Trauma-Informed Coordinated Response Teams
  • Defining Common Goals
  • Understanding Roles in Sexual Assault Investigations
    • The Role of SANEs & Forensic Nurses
    • The Role of Law Enforcement
    • The Role of Community- and System-Based Advocates
    • The Role of Forensic Laboratories
    • The Role of Prosecution
  • Effective Team Approaches
  • Kansas SAKI Victim Notification Protocol
  • Self-Care

Lodging:

Hampton Inn
2505 Crestway Dr, Garden City
620-272-0454

Contact the Hampton Inn and reserve your room by September 24 to receive the “KCSDV/SAKI” rate of $93.00.


We welcome people of all abilities. For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please select your needs on the online registration form. Requests should be made at least 14 business days prior to the training.

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