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08/02/2014 - National Reproductive Health Title X Conference

When: 08/02/2014 to 08/06/2014
WHAT: Conference
WHERE: Caribe Royale All-Suite Hotel & Convention Center 8101 World Center Drive, Orlando FL 32821
INFORMATION: Describe current scientific evidence & nationally recognized standards of quality improvement initiatives for reproductive health care (e.g., risk & disease screening,contraceptive counseling & medical management of common reproductive health care issues) Apply evidence-based & emerging family planning service models to assure regulatory compliance, improve efficiency, maximize reimbursement & enhance service delivery Apply current evidenced-based strategies to address specific needs of vulnerable populations Identify strategies for enhancing the delivery of family planning & reproductive health services for males Translate current policy issues & their implications to ensure the delivery of safe and effective family planning services Apply required knowledge & skills in selected clinical procedures including urogenital examination, female pelvic & breast examination, microscopy, endometrial & skin biopsy, IUC, & hormonal implant insertion Apply current scientific evidence & nationally recognized standards of quality initiatives for reproductive health care

For more information:
(866)912-8237
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08/06/2014 - Creative Solutions to Strengthen Advocacy Options and Healing for Immigrant Survivors

When: 08/06/2014 to 08/07/2014
WHAT: Conference
WHERE:
INFORMATION: Creative Solutions to Strengthen Advocacy Options and Healing for Immigrant Survivors

For more information:
NIWAP
Hyatt French Quarter 800 Iberville Street New Orleans, Louisiana NIWAP Address: Street Address: 4910 Massachusetts Avenue NW Suite 16, Lower Level Mailing Address: 4801 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC 20016
NIWAP: 202.274.4457 Levi Wolberg at 202-274-4190 Donna Irwin at (480)-695-1136 Rocio Molina at (240)480-6378
niwap@wcl.american.edu |Molina@wcl.american.edu | dirwin98@aol.com
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08/10/2014 - Unequal Partners: Teaching about Power and Consent in Adult-Teen and Other Relationships

When: 08/10/2014 to 08/20/2014
WHAT: Training
WHERE: Temple University Harrisburg
INFORMATION: Unequal Partners: Teaching about Power and Consent in Adult-Teen and Other Relationships is a resource that helps educators teach students to develop criteria for evaluating healthy relationships. In this training, workshop participants will: 1) identify various perspectives regarding adult-teen relationships and examine current research on relationships between teens and adults; 2) learn to use evaluated lessons designed to encourage groups of young people to assess the healthiness of these and other relationships; 3) explore strategies for one-to-one interactions that help young people make healthy decisions about adult-teen and other relationships.

For more information:
The Center for Family Life Education
Temple University Harrisburg 234 Strawberry Square Harrisburg, PA 17101

08/11/2014 - 26th Annual Crimes Against Children Conference

When: 08/11/2014 to 08/14/2014, 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
WHAT: Training
WHERE: Dallas, TX
INFORMATION: A nationally and internationally-recognized conference, The Crimes Against Children Conference is THE ONLY one of its kind that provides practical instruction using current information, the newest ideas and most successful intervention strategies to those professionals responsible for combating the many and varied forms of crimes against children. The Crimes Against Children Conference produced by the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center, together with the Dallas Police Department and utilizing the nation’s leading professional experts, is designed to meet the training needs of law enforcement officers, child protection caseworkers, probation/parole officers, children’s advocacy center staff, victim advocates, prosecutors, medical professionals and therapists.

For more information:
Holly Hopkins
Sheraton Dallas Hotel 400 N. Olive Street Dallas, TX 75201
214-818-2687
conference@dcac.org
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08/12/2014 - Name, Frame & Respond:

When: 08/12/2014 to 08/12/2014, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
WHAT: Web Conference / Webinar
WHERE:
INFORMATION: You have the policy, now what? This interactive webinar will prepare participants to name, frame, and respond to oppressive or concerning comments and actions, and incidents of harassment in anti-violence programs. Participants will respond to scenarios that address both overt and covert homophobia & transphobia, as well as role-playing through real-life situations generated by workers in the field. Content will focus on scenarios specific to both SA and DV advocacy. *A sense of humor and willingness to learn is highly suggested!

For more information:
The Northwest Network
P.O. Box 18436, Seattle, WA 98118
(206) 568-7777
info@nwnetwork.org
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08/13/2014 - Strangulation and Suffocation in Indian Country

When: 08/13/2014 to 08/13/2014, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
WHAT: Web Conference / Webinar
WHERE:
INFORMATION: Strangulation has been identified as one of the most lethal forms of domestic violence and sexual assault. This session will provide an in-depth examination of the mechanics of strangulation and suffocation from a legal and law enforcement perspective.

For more information:
National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center
515 Lame Deer Ave. | PO Box 99 (mailing) Lame Deer, MT 59043
Ph: 406-477-3896 | Fx: 406-477-3898
Toll-Free: 855-649-7299
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08/14/2014 - Therapists Working with Trans Survivors

When: 08/14/2014 to 08/14/2014, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
WHAT: Web Conference / Webinar
WHERE:
INFORMATION: Description: More information available in the near future. Presenters: michael munson is the co-founder and Executive Director of FORGE, an organization focused on improving the lives of transgender individuals by building stronger connections, providing resources, and empowering growth through knowledge. His educational background is in psychology, with an emphasis in trauma. Munson’s work on violence against transgender and gender non-conforming individuals is groundbreaking, stressing the intersectionality between complex components of identity, experience, and societal constructs that can both spur violence, as well as catalyze healing for individuals and communities. He is passionate about engaging professionals to embrace these complexities and learn key skills to better serve their clients/constituents. Loree Cook-Daniels has been training about and working on policy changes to better address the needs of members of the transgender community since 1995. Prior to that, she worked for more than a decade on elder abuse and domestic violence issues. The two came together in 2004, when FORGE founded its Transgender Sexual Violence Project
08/14/2014 - Introduction to Performance Indicators Webinar

When: 08/14/2014 to 08/14/2014, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
WHAT: Web Conference / Webinar
WHERE:
INFORMATION: This webinar will be presented by Dr. Besiki Kutateladze, Vera Institute of Justice. Registration information coming soon.

For more information:
Center on Victimization and Safety at the Vera Institute of Justice and Office on Violence Against Women
NEW YORK 233 Broadway, 12th Floor New York, NY 10279 WASHINGTON DC 1100 First St NE, Suite 950 Washington, DC 20002 NEW ORLEANS 546 Carondelet Street New Orleans, LA 70130 LOS ANGELES 707 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 3850 Los Angeles, CA 90017
NEW YORK: Tel: (212) 334-1300 Fax: (212) 941-9407 WASHINGTON DC: Tel: (202) 465-8900 Fax: (202) 408-1972 NEW ORLEANS: Tel: (504) 593-0937 Fax: (212) 941-9407 LOS ANGELES: Tel: (213) 223-2442 Fax: (213) 955-9250
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08/14/2014 - Building Skills for Domestic and Sexual Violence Service Providers for Inclusive, Survivor-Informed Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Programs

When: 08/14/2014 to 08/15/2014
WHAT: Training
WHERE:
INFORMATION: This project is funded by the Michigan Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention and Treatment Board (MDSVPTB). The MDSVPTB is a Governor appointed board, housed within the Department of Human Services, that administers state and federal funding for domestic and sexual violence programs and advocacy services, develops and recommends policy, and develops and provides technical assistance and training on the issue of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

For more information:
Michigan Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence
Okemos Conference Center 2187 University Park Drive Okemos, MI, US, 48864
Questions? Contact Sarah Jarous or Angelita Velasco Gunn at MCEDSV. (517) 347-7000
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08/19/2014 - Eighth Annual National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media

When: 08/19/2014 to 08/21/2014
WHAT: Conference
WHERE: Hyatt Regency Atlanta, GA
INFORMATION: This conference brings together individuals representing academia, public health researchers and practitioners from federal and state government and the private sector, and provides a forum for collegial dialogue within and across these disciplines. The conference is an excellent opportunity to learn, share knowledge, meet with colleagues and shape the future of health communication, marketing, and media practice.

For more information:
enters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
1600 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30333
1-800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636)
support@govdelivery.com.
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