Preconference Institute to the 25th Annual Kansas Crime Victims’ Rights Conference – May 2023

Logo for the Virtual Preconference Institute to the 25th Annual Kansas Crime Victims' Rights Conference with text that reads "Technology Safety: Unique Considerations of Tech and Cyber Safety for Children and Adults"

Audience: Victim advocates, law enforcement, attorneys, prosecutors, forensic interviewers, victim witness coordinators, corrections, SAFEs/SANEs, medical professionals, mental health professionals, BIP providers, and other professionals who work with victims.

Date & Time

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (CST)

Lunch break Noon – 1 p.m.


Technology can be very helpful, and it can significantly impact survivors when misused by abusers as a tool to exert power and control and perpetuate abuse. This training will provide attendees with knowledge and information on emerging technologies and how abusers misuse of technology poses a challenge to potential victims’ and survivors’ safety, privacy, and confidentiality. Participants will be better able to assess for technology-facilitated abuse and learn to incorporate technology into preventative and reactive safety planning.

Guest Presenter:

Alejandro Palacios
Victim Advocacy Training Manager at National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA)

Portrait of Alejandro Palacios


Alejandro Palacios is the Victim Advocacy Training Manager at NOVA. Alejandro served as a victim advocate at the Office of Victim Services at the Arizona Department of Corrections. Alejandro has worked as a technology safety specialist with the National Network to End Domestic Violence. Providing technical assistance and training on assessing and safety planning around abuse by means of technology. Alejandro also served as a trainer with the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence from 2013- 2016. Prior to becoming a trainer, Alejandro provided lay legal advocacy services to victims of domestic and sexual violence at the domestic violence shelter where his work in advocacy started back in 2010 as a volunteer in Phoenix, Arizona.



Hyatt Regency Wichita
400 West Waterman St.

Wichita, KS 67202


Registration Fee:

Registration on the Kansas Crime Victims’ Rights Conference website: Select HERE.

Accessibility and Accommodations:

We are committed to creating learning environments where we see our own and each other’s full humanity and everyone has the ability to thrive and fulfill their full potential. Every effort will be made to ensure equitable access at this event.

For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please select your needs on the online registration form or contact Requests should be made at least 14 business days prior to the event.


Teresa Gallegos
KCSDV Director of Education and Training or 785-232-9784

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Training Hours

Total Training Hours: 6.5

  •  May 2, 2023
     9:00 am - 4:30 pm