Stalking in the Digital Age: KCSDV Preconference Institute to the 22nd Annual Kansas Crime Victims’ Rights Conference – WICHITA – April 2019

KCSDV Preconference Institute to the 22nd Annual Kansas Crime Victims’ Rights Conference: 
Stalking in the Digital Age

AUDIENCE: Victim advocates, law enforcement, attorneys, prosecutors, victim witness coordinators, SAFEs/SANEs, medical professionals, mental health professionals, BIP providers

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This course is approved for 6.0 hours of CLE and 6.0 hours of CNE credit.

April 9, 2019
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Wichita
400 West Waterman St.

Wichita, KS 67202

Download Presentation Materials:
Click here to download and print the Stalking in the Digital Age PowerPoint presentation:  SPARC Presentation 4.9.19 Final.pdf

Training Content:

  • dynamics of stalking
  • co-occurrence of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking
  • common technologies that are misused by abusers, perpetrators, and stalkers in the digital age
  • investigating, preserving digital evidence, and prosecuting technology-related crimes
  • safety and privacy considerations for victims and survivors
  • using technology to increase safety

Guest Presenters:

Jonathan H. Kurland
Attorney Advisor, AEquitas

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As Attorney Advisor with AEquitas, Jonathan Kurland presents on trial strategy, legal analysis, policy, and ethical issues related to gender-based violence. He conducts research; develops training materials, resources, and publications; and provides case consultation and technical assistance for prosecutors and allied professionals.

Prior to joining AEquitas, Jonathan worked for sixteen years as a prosecutor in the District Attorney’s Office in Berks County, Pennsylvania, serving as Chief Deputy District Attorney, Chief of Trials, and Assistant District Attorney. For five years he supervised prosecutions involving intimate partner violence, sexual violence, child abuse and fatalities, and grand jury investigations. Throughout his career, he has successfully prosecuted domestic violence homicides, campus sexual assaults, cold case sexual assaults, intimate partner violence, stalking, child pornography and exploitation, child abuse and molestation, and human trafficking. Jonathan has extensive experience working with multidisciplinary partners, including victim advocacy and medical professionals. He served as the office representative for the STOP program, multidisciplinary investigative team, and other community-based collaborative efforts.

In addition to his trial and supervisory experience, Jonathan served for two years in the appellate unit. He was assigned as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney for Berks County, where he served as liaison to multiple agencies to facilitate federal adoption of prosecutions involving complex criminal enterprises and violent career criminals. He also served as adjunct faculty at Alvernia University, where he taught courses in the Criminal Justice Department.

Dana Fleitman
Associate Advisor, Stalking Prevention, Awareness, and Resource Center (SPARC)

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Dana Fleitman (M.A.Ed.H.D) is the Associate Advisor of the AEquitas Stalking Prevention, Awareness, and Resource Center (SPARC). As an Associate Advisor with SPARC, she develops resources and publications on stalking, as well as providing training and technical assistance.

Before joining AEquitas, Dana was the Senior Manager of Prevention and Training Programs at Jewish Women International (JWI), the leading Jewish organization working to end violence against all women and girls. Her work at JWI included creating, delivering, and managing multiple educational programs on interpersonal and sexual violence for audiences ranging from teens to professionals in the field. Her programs included Safe Smart Dating (an award-winning co-ed workshop on sexual assault and dating abuse for college students), Dating Abuse: Tools for Talking to Teens (a bystander intervention program empowering adults to have successful conversations with young people) and Boy to Mensch (an OVW-funded healthy masculinity program for the Orthodox Jewish community of Baltimore).

Dana’s prior experience includes coordinating training and technical assistance for the HHS Office of Adolescent Health teen pregnancy prevention grantees. She also has direct service experience with groups including foster teens, refugees and recent immigrants.


If you have questions, contact:
Shelly Newman
785-232-9784 ext. 314 or

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Total Training Hours: 6.0

6.0 hours of CLE approved

6.0 hours of CNE approved:  KCSDV is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for contact hours applicable for APRN, RN, or LPN relicensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing provider number: LT0291-0914.


  •  April 9, 2019 - May 11, 2019
     9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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