Apr
18
to Apr 18

ONLINE - Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Program

This updated Sigma program provides the necessary knowledge and resources to develop a clinical knowledge base when caring for patients of sexual violence. Comprised of 14 modules, it follows the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) Educational Guidelines for didactic coursework in Adolescent/Adult SANE.

This course satisfies the international Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) requirement for 40 hours of didactic coursework as one component of completing the SANE-A certification. The course provides a solid foundation for medical professionals to begin practicing as a SAFE or SANE, under the guidance of a qualified preceptor. Learners will be able to gather and utilize available research and best practices surrounding the medical forensic examination for patients affected by sexual assault.

Content includes over five continuing nursing education (CNE) hours regarding vulnerable and at-risk populations, such as patients with disabilities, older persons, and LGBTQ individuals. Equip yourself and your team with the training to make a difference. Will you be ready to deliver the care of patients in their most vulnerable moments?

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Jun
24
to Oct 16

Gulf Coast Elder Abuse Conference

THE GULF COAST ELDER ABUSE CONFERENCE IS EXPANDING TO THREE DAYS –

JUNE 24-26, 2019.

THE FIRST TWO DAYS WILL BE THE SAME STRUCTURE AS THE LAST FEW YEARS, FOUR CLASSROOMS OPERATING FOR SIX HOURS EACH DAY WITH A VARIETY OF TOPICS AND PRESENTERS.

THE THIRD DAY WILL BE THE GULF COAST FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION CONCLAVE FEATURING EXPERTS FROM THE PROFESSIONS WHO HAVE GREAT POTENTIAL TO IMPACT THIS PROBLEM.  WE WILL ADDRESS THE TOPIC IN A SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT FORMAT:  A ONE HOUR PLENARY SESSION TO START AND END THE DAY, AND TWO CLASSROOMS OPERATING FOUR HOURS EACH THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE DAY.  THE CONCLAVE WILL INCLUDE EXPERTS FROM THE AMERICAN BANKING ASSOCIATION, THE US DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, THE CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU, THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION AND OTHERS FROM DISCIPLINES THAT WILL HELP YOU UNDERSTAND DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES AND TECHNIQUES TO HELP PREVENT THE EXPLOITATION THAT ACCOUNTS FOR ABOUT 65% OF ALL ELDER ABUSE CASES.

REGISTRATION STARTS APRIL 1st, SO BE READY TO SIGN UP AND GET THE EARLY REGISTRATION RATE!

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Jun
25
to Jun 28

Advanced Strangulation Institute - Indianapolis, IN

4-day Advanced Strangulation Institute hosted by the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Community Health Network Foundation, Indiana State Department of Health Office of Women's Health, Indiana University Health Foundation, AHEC of Southern Indiana and the Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council.

When: June 25-28, 2019;  8 am - 5 pm each day.

*       Where: University of Indianapolis Health Pavilion,  1400 E Hanna Ave, Indianapolis, IN

*       Who: Facilitated by Gael Strack, Casey Gwinn, and Dr Bill Smock of the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention

*       Cost: $80 per person; Includes all materials as well as breakfast, lunch, and snacks each day.

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Jul
10
to Jul 12

2019 National Sexual Health Conference - Chicago IL

Sexual health is a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality.  It is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or illness — it requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, as well as the possibility of having pleasurable and safe sexual experiences, free of coercion, discrimination and violence.

The 2019 National Sexual Health Conference aims to create opportunities to share information, efforts, and best practices around sexual health across the lifespan by bridging the varied disciplines of education, advocacy, and clinical care, among others. Join us as we bring together clinicians, researchers, educators, social workers and healthcare administrators from around the United States.

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Jul
22
to Jul 25

Multidisciplinary Team Response to Child Sex Trafficking (MDT to CST) - St. Louis, MO

Registration Deadline: May 27, 2019. This 3.5 day team-based training will guide existing Multi-Disciplinary Teams (MDT) to improve their response to Child Sex Trafficking (CST) and assist those seeking to establish a formal MDT in their communities to effectively respond to CST cases.  Subject matter experts will work with teams to identify gaps and develop short and long-term response plans.

Prerequisite: Attendance at a course such as System Response to High Risk Victims-Child Sex Trafficking (HRV CST) or Investigative Strategies in Child Abduction Cases (ISCAC), or have a working knowledge of child sex trafficking.

What's In It For You
Upon completion of this training, you will be able:

  • Differentiate between responses to traditional child abuse and CST cases

  • Utilize the components of an effective MDT for CST

  • Recognize and locate youth at risk victimization

  • Create a plan that encompasses strengths, challenges and a direction for your MDT response to CST

Is this training for you?The following would benefit from this training:• Law Enforcement• Prosecutors• Social Workers• Tribes/Tribal Partners• Victim Service Providers

REGISTER HERE

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Jul
22
to Jul 23

2019 National Elder ABuse Conference - Brisbane, Australia

The Federal Government’s announcement of a Royal Commission into the aged care sector  illuminates the national conversation on elder abuse and amplifies our shared expectation that it must lead to positive change.

The 2019 National Elder Abuse Conference will harness this momentum, energy and  commitment to make change happen faster.

Themed rock the boat, and proudly hosted by ADA  Australia and Caxton Legal Centre, the conference will take place on 22 and 23 July 2019 at the  Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Many older Australians from a diverse range of backgrounds experience abuse, whether it be financial, legal, emotional, physical or neglect, with much of the abuse hidden in families where victims do not know how to seek help.

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Jul
29
4:30 PM16:30

Conducting Unexplained Child Death Investigations - Baltimore, MD

Learn how to utilize the evidence to support the proper conclusion in cases involving the death of a child. Discuss possible causes of death and gain best practices and tips including various investigative steps for first responders to evidence collection, witness and suspect interviews, and medical examination, and legal issues for prosecution.

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Aug
5
to Aug 8

Masters Conference 2019-Death investigation

This conference is designed for the instruction of experienced medicolegal death investigators, forensic pathologists, law enforcement officers, forensic scientists, physicians, attorneys, and investigative personnel who have previously been trained in a basic death investigation program.

This conference is designed to provide the veteran, trained medicolegal death investigator with the latest advancements in the forensic sciences.

Attendees are expected to be knowledgeable of basic death investigation techniques. Graduates of the Medicolegal Death Investigators Training Course sponsored by Saint Louis University School of Medicine are provided this background.

The 2018 Masters Conference topics have been chosen with the practical educational needs of the medicolegal death investigator in mind. A nationally recognized faculty will present subject matter that will be useful to the attendees.

The Masters Conference is conducted every two years during the late summer, to provide a colloquium on a regular basis for those who wish to keep current on issues in the field of death investigation. The topics change in each Masters Conference to reflect new information developing at that time and are not repeated  at any future Masters Conference. Registration is not open yet. If you need to put the fees into your budget to get approval the fees for 2019 are $750.00. (If three or more attend from the same office there is a $50.00 discount for each registration.)

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Aug
7
to Aug 9

12th National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference - Washington, D.C.

Contributions of the DNP Prepared Nurse: Policy Influencing Outcomes

August 7-9, 2019

2019 Conference Objectives

By the end of this conference participants will be able to:

  1. Identify processes of developing and implementing policy to improve healthcare outcomes.
  2. List examples of how the DNP prepared nurse participates in policy development and implementation in academia, clinical practice, administration, research and informatics.
  3. Describe ways that DNP prepared nursing professionals collaborate to influence change.

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Aug
8
to Aug 10

The American Association of Nurse Attorneys - Minneapolis, MN

2019 Annual Meeting and Education Conference

Who Should Attend?

  • Attorneys

  • Nurses and other healthcare professionals

  • Risk Managers

  • Administrators

  • Legal Nurse Consultants

  • Students

Don’t Miss This Meeting!

  • Hear nationally recognized special guest speakers share their expertise

  • Augment your practice and skills

  • Network with colleagues from across the country

Registration information will be forthcoming - please go to this link

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Aug
11
to Aug 17

International Association for Identification - Reno, NV

Education and Professional Development are core aspects of the IAI mission. To meet this mission the IAI holds an annual educational conference that offers a week of high quality, cutting-edge education and hands on training in the fields of forensic physical evidence and crime scene investigation.


The IAI Conference is the largest in the world for Forensic and Crime Scene Professionals and offers a full week packed with scientific, technical and operational lectures, as well as hands-on workshops focused on a wide variety of topics. Topics include Crime Scene Investigation and Processing, Photography, the collection and examination of Latent Print, Footwear and Tire Track, and Bloodstain Pattern Evidence, Biometrics, and many other types of impression and identification evidence disciplines.

The IAI Conference is a cost-effective and time-efficient investment in your career as well as your standing in the profession. This is your opportunity to stay in tune with professional standards, certification, and the latest issues related to forensic science and crime scene evidence.

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Aug
13
to Jan 24

Advanced Course on Strangulation Prevention - Fort Worth, TX

pending approval as of 3/4/19

This course has been specifically created for professionals seeking to improve the investigation and prosecution of strangulation cases in their communities. The course will equip attendees with strategies to properly assess for non-fatal strangulation, advocate for the specific medical and safety needs of strangulation survivors, and provide you with the tools you need to testify as an expert witness. The course will provide an in-depth examination of:

  • The most current research on domestic violence and sexual assault strangulation crimes

  • Medical signs and symptoms of strangulation assaults

  • Long term consequences, delayed death, and fatal strangulation

  • Investigative strategiesreport writing and interviewing witnesses

  • Clinical documentation of strangulation signs and symptoms

  • Development of local experts

  • Use of experts in court, including tips for testifying

  • Strategies for advocacy and working with traumatized victims

  • Best practicesresources, and implementation strategies 

This course consists of 3 full days of training. To receive full credit for the course,attendees must attend all 3 days, complete mandatory assignments, and sign-in daily.

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Aug
19
8:30 AM08:30

30th National Adult Protective Services Association Conference - Denver CO

30th Annual National Adult Protective Services Association Conference
and
1st National “Bridges to Justice” Conference
August 19 – 21, 2019

Bringing together Adult Protective Services, Criminal Justice, Disability Advocates, and Victim Advocates to address issues of abuse of elders and persons with disabilities.

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Aug
19
to Aug 20

Child Homicide Investigations - New Orleans, LA

Join us for an intensive training focused on understanding and building relationships between the forensic pathologist, homicide investigator, and prosecutor in successfully investigating and prosecuting child homicide cases. Learn autopsy protocols, forensic essentials, and the criticality of determining the cause and manner of death. Understand the unique aspects of investigating a child homicide including interviewing and interrogation, suspect pool development and the role and importance of the prosecutor in gaining appropriate convictions.

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Aug
21
to Aug 22

Investigation and Prosecution of Cold Case Homicides - New Orleans, LA

Improve investigative techniques and efforts on long-term missing and cold case investigations. Learn from case studies, interactive case discussions, and specific techniques to improve the skill and capacities of law enforcement personnel assigned to long-term missing cases. Learn investigative and prosecutorial strategies for the investigator.


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Aug
27
to Aug 29

Southern States Victim Assistance Conference - Fort Lauderdale, FL

The training will emphasize a multidisciplinary approach to sharing promising practices, current research, and effective programs and policies that are victim-centered, practice-based, and research-informed. Our training is a forum for law enforcement, victim service professionals, allied practitioners, policymakers, and researchers to share current developments and build new collaborations. Conference sessions will highlight practical information to better support services for the wide range of persons victimized by crimes of all types. Training topics include: hate crimes, sexual assault, domestic violence, human trafficking, opioid crisis, complex trauma, civil remedies, self-care, underserved populations, elder abuse, crime affecting children and adolescents, violence against women, Indian country, case studies, and a networking opportunity.

For further information:

Non-Scholarship

https://ssvictimconference.org/2019

 Scholarship

https://ssvictimconference.org/2019Scholarship

Sponsored by US Attorneys Offices for the Southern Region

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Sep
4
to Sep 6

National Center for Victims of Crime 2019 National Training Institute - Denver, CO

Registration is open for the National Center for Victims of Crime 2019 National Training Institute (NTI). Register by April 30th to receive an early registration discount.

Improve your response to victims of crime through promising practices, current research, and effective programs and policies. Our multidisciplinary institute offers more than 80 victim-centered, practice-based, research-informed trainings to sharpen your skills, connect with peers, and reach across professions, including:

law enforcementvictim service professionalsattorneyscounselorsallied practitionersresearchers

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Sep
5
to Sep 8

24th Intl Summit on Violence, ABuse & Trauma across the lifespan - San Diego, CA

This Summit is a unique forum for professionals across all disciplines and philosophies to gather for in-depth exchange of current information on all facets of violence, abuse and trauma prevention, intervention and research. We are one of the very few events that include researchers, practitioners, advocates, survivors, and front-line workers from all disciplines to share information, discuss controversial issues, and engage in difficult dialogues. Evident in our uniquely comprehensive programming, the Summit focuses on linking research, practice, policy and advocacy to promote violence-free living for all. Opportunities for networking, continuing education, specialty certifications, and more make this an event you don’t want to miss.


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Sep
16
to Sep 20

Conducting Child Abuse Investigations - Wilmington, DE

Gather up-to-date information for the investigation and prosecution of all types of child abuse cases utilizing a multidisciplinary team(MDT) approach. Learn about medical evidence, interviewing child victims/witnesses and adult suspects/witnesses, along with legal issues involved in the investigation and prosecution of child physical and sexual abuse cases.


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Oct
7
to Oct 8

ICFNS 2019: International Conference on Forensic Nursing Studies - Tokyo Japan

The International Research Conference is a federated organization dedicated to bringing together a significant number of diverse scholarly events for presentation within the conference program. Events will run over a span of time during the conference depending on the number and length of the presentations.

ICFNS 2019: International Conference on Forensic Nursing Studies aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Forensic Nursing Studies. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Forensic Nursing Studies.

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Oct
18
to Oct 22

National Association of Medical Examiners - Annual Meeting

The National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) is the national professional organization of physician medical examiners, medicolegal death investigators and death investigation system administrators who perform the official duties of the medicolegal investigation of deaths of public interest in the United States. NAME was founded in 1966 with the dual purposes of fostering the professional growth of physician death investigators and disseminating the professional and technical information vital to the continuing improvement of the medical investigation of violent, suspicious and unusual deaths. Growing from a small nucleus of concerned physicians, NAME has expanded its scope to include physician medical examiners and coroners, medical death investigators and medicolegal system administrators from throughout the United States and other countries.

Registration information will be forthcoming; please link here

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Nov
5
to Nov 6

The Living Forensic Evaluation of Gunshot Wounds; Application for Domestic and Officer-Involved Shootings (GSW Course)

Course Description: Louisville Metro Police Surgeon Bill Smock, M.D., one of the country's leading law enforcement educators and expert in clinical forensic medicine, has developed an 8 -hour training program to assist forensic nurses, law enforcement officers and prosecutors in the forensic evaluation of gunshot wounds.

The program is specifically designed for law enforcement officers and medical personnel involved with the investigation, evaluation and reconstruction of firearms-related incidents, including domestic and officer-involved shootings. The information presented will assist your investigation and ensure that your conclusions and findings are based upon the most up-to-date medical science and forensic evidence.

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Day 1: The Forensic Evaluation of Gunshot Wounds Course Objectives: 8 hour program with 1 hour lunch (provided) and will include 4, 15 minute breaks: 8AM-6PM

6:00PM-7:30PM – Hors D'oeuvres, Wine & Beer Meet and Greet Reception (In The Conference Room)

Day 2: A Star is Born: Moving Forensic Practice from Good to Great

Objectives and Schedule: Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 Ward Allen, Diana Faugno, Val Sievers

Where: The Jockey Club, 3700 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Pricing:
$379 Regular Price
$349 Early Bird Special Until August 1, 2019

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Jun
13
to Jun 16

20TH NOR­DIC CON­FER­ENCE ON FORENSIC MEDI­CINE - Helsinki, Finland

This joint event comprises the 20th Nordic Conference on Forensic Medicine (NCFM) and the 4th Annual Meeting of the Nordic Association of Forensic Toxicologists (NAFT). The conference will present the latest developments in forensic medicine, toxicology, genetics, odontology and related disciplines.

The theme of the conference, "Getting ready for new challenges in the society", represents new thinking within forensic medicine. In the rapidly changing society, the role of highly educated forensic experts is increasingly important. The experts are needed for the investigation of the consequences of terrorism and the refugee matter as well as for the everyday casework on cause of death and crime.

A challenge within forensic medicine is the continuity and progress of research and education while occupied university posts are decreasing in number. Consequently, the present conference strives to promote networking of professionals from the academia, national institutions, private sector and vendors, in order to make innovations possible together. Numerous lectures, posters and workshops encourage sharing new research results, but the enjoyable social programme is equally important for mutual contacts.

We are happy to host this Joint Conference in the lively city of Helsinki with more than two hundred participants from all the Nordic Countries, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, as well as from other countries. In addition, we have eleven exhibitors/sponsors supporting our conference with their products and know-how.

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Jun
5
to Jun 6

Investigation and Prosecution of Cold Case Homicides - Las Vegas, NV

Improve investigative techniques and efforts on long-term missing and cold case investigations. Learn from case studies, interactive case discussions, and specific techniques to improve the skill and capacities of law enforcement personnel assigned to long-term missing cases. Learn investigative and prosecutorial strategies for the investigator.


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Jun
5
8:00 AM08:00

2019 Minnesota World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Conference - Brooklyn Park, MN

The 2019 WEAAD Conference will be held on Weds June 5, 2019 at Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Park, MN. This full day conference is geared towards professionals working to prevent and effectively intervene in the abuse, neglect and financial exploitation of older and vulnerable adults. CEU, CLE and POST credits will be offered.

We are thrilled to announce Kathy Greenlee as this year’s keynote speaker. After a 25 year career in public service, Kathy has developed a deep expertise in the areas of aging, long-term care, disability, elder abuse, health care and community service innovation, and LGBT health.  Her goal is to engage with local, regional, national, and international partners to advance programs, policies and system reforms aimed at improving people’s lives.  She is particularly attuned to the relationships between health, independence, and security.

Registration for individuals and exhibitors will be live on March 5, 2019

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Jun
3
to Jun 7

Conducting Child Abuse Investigations - Phoenix, AZ

Gather up-to-date information for the investigation and prosecution of all types of child abuse cases utilizing a multidisciplinary team(MDT) approach. Learn about medical evidence, interviewing child victims/witnesses and adult suspects/witnesses, along with legal issues involved in the investigation and prosecution of child physical and sexual abuse cases.


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Jun
3
to Jun 4

Child Homicide Investigations - Las Vegas, NV

Join us for an intensive training focused on understanding and building relationships between the forensic pathologist, homicide investigator, and prosecutor in successfully investigating and prosecuting child homicide cases. Learn autopsy protocols, forensic essentials, and the criticality of determining the cause and manner of death. Understand the unique aspects of investigating a child homicide including interviewing and interrogation, suspect pool development and the role and importance of the prosecutor in gaining appropriate convictions.

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Jun
3
to Jun 4

2019 FORENSIC SCIENCE - Berlin, Germany

3rd World Conference on Forensic Science

The aim of the Forensic Science-2019 is to promote quality research and real-world impact in an atmosphere of true international cooperation between scientists and engineers by bringing together again the world-class researchers, International Communities, and Industrial heads to discuss the latest developments and innovations in the fields of Forensic Science.

for more information, please email forensic-science-2019@scientificfederation.com

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May
9
to May 11

Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine Conference - Cardiff

FFLM 13th Annual Conference 2019

We’re pleased to announce that bookings for our 13th Annual Conference in Cardiff are now open! 

The conference programme will follow in the coming weeks as our Conference Secretary and Conference Subcommittee finalise all the details. The themes for 2019 will include Miscarriages of Justice and Vulnerable Victims. Currently, our confirmed list of speakers include:

  • Dr Juliet Cohen, Head of Doctors, Freedom from Torture;

  • Judge Leslie Cuthbert, Crown Court Recorder, Police Misconduct Panel Chair for the Metropolitan Police and Tribunal Judge of the First Tier Tribunal (Mental Health);

  • Mr Neil Dalton, Police Misconduct Panel Chair;

  • Catrin Evans, IOPC Regional Director for Wales;

  • Dr Peter Green, Consultant Forensic Physician and Designated Doctor for Child Safeguarding, St George's Hospital, London;

  • Sally Holland, Children's Commissioner for Wales.

Please contact 029 2045 4045 to reserve your room and advise that you are attending the FFLM Annual Conference May 2019.

If you have any questions, please contact forensic.medicine@fflm.ac.uk.

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May
7
to May 10

Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention - Fort Worth TX

May 7-10, 2019- 4-Day Advanced Course

click here for more information

The most current research on domestic violence and sexual assault strangulation crimes

• Medical signs and symptoms of strangulation assaults

• Long term consequences, delayed death, and fatal strangulation

• Investigative strategies, report writing, and interviewing witnesses

• Clinical documentation of strangulation signs and symptoms

• Development of local experts

• Use of experts in court, including tips for testifying

• Strategies for advocacy and working with traumatized victims

• Best practices, resources, and implementation planning

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May
6
to May 9

Multidisciplinary Team Response to Child Sex Trafficking (MDT to CST) - Portland, OR

Improve multidisciplinary team(MDT) responses to child sex trafficking (CST) cases. Gather information about improving or establishing a formal MDT in your community. Identify gaps and develop short and long term response plans with the help of subject matter experts.

Registration Deadline: March 11, 2019. This 3.5 day team-based training will guide existing Multi-Disciplinary Teams (MDT) to improve their response to Child Sex Trafficking (CST) and assist those seeking to establish a formal MDT in their communities to effectively respond to CST cases.  Subject matter experts will work with teams to identify gaps and develop short and long-term response plans.

Prerequisite: Attendance at a course such as System Response to High Risk Victims-Child Sex Trafficking (HRV CST) or Investigative Strategies in Child Abduction Cases (ISCAC), or have a working knowledge of child sex trafficking.

What's In It For You
Upon completion of this training, you will be able:

  • Differentiate between responses to traditional child abuse and CST cases

  • Utilize the components of an effective MDT for CST

  • Recognize and locate youth at risk victimization

  • Create a plan that encompasses strengths, challenges and a direction for your MDT response to CST

Is this training for you?The following would benefit from this training:• Law Enforcement• Prosecutors• Social Workers• Tribes/Tribal Partners• Victim Service Providers

REGISTER HERE

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Apr
30
1:00 PM13:00

WEBINAR: NEUROPHYSIOLOGY AND OVERCOMING TRAUMA: UNDERSTANDING INDIVIDUAL CHALLENGES

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 1:00:00 PM ET – 2:30:00 PM ET
Duration: 1 hour(s) 30 minute(s)

This webinar explores how personal experiences and unique traumas create commonly felt physical symptoms and investigates how the brain functions reflect a reaction to danger, an action to promote survival, and later, an interpretation of the event.

Detailed Learning Objectives:

1. Explore neurophysiology and the way the brain works, including the pathways between the brain and the thought processes.

2. Understand the epidemiological evidence related to trauma, including traumatic events such as Hongerwinter, Hurricane Katrina, and World War II including the impact these on the children of survivors.

3. Examine the evidence that supports overcoming traumas, e.g. adversarial growth, cognitive behavioral therapy, and support systems, to identify and support the most vulnerable rape victim desiring to thrive again.

4. Reflect about your personal journey, traumas of your parents and grandparents, childhood traumas, and personal capacity to overcome minor traumas. Through this understanding, one can realize a common human bond with persons unable to overcome including those with chronic anxiety and personality disorders that did not have the nature or nurture you experienced.

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Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence event has been provided by the National Institute of Justice.

Speaker
Dr. Patricia Speck


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Apr
25
to Apr 27

8th Annual Alabama IAFN Conference - Orange Beach, Alabama

8th Annual AL_IAFN Conference: Gathering the Pieces - Without You We cant’ Finish the Puzzle

The conference is presented annually by the Alabama Chapter of the International Association of Forensic Nurses. It is conducted to provide training to those employed by government or nonprofit agencies, who work directly with child and adult victims of assault. Speakers from various disciplines will share their expertise, providing information and suggestions about best practice in the care of survivors of assault and their families.

Note: All disciplines won't be presenting.

Conference Fees

AL-IAFN Member................................. $175 ($58.33/day)

Non- member....................................... $200 ($66.70/day)

No CE’s ................................................. $150 ($50.00/day)

Payment Contact: Brenda Maddox: (ALIAFN Treasurer)

brenda@tuscaloosasafecenter.com

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Apr
23
to Apr 26

Bode Cellmark Forensics’ Annual Forensic DNA Conference - Pheonix, AZ

The Annual Forensic DNA Conference provides training on the latest techniques and technologies to the forensic science community and gives scientists the opportunity to share experiences from their laboratories. Leaders from various law enforcement and federal agencies will provide lectures, demonstrations, and mini-workshops about new technologies, concepts, and challenges in the DNA identification field.

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Apr
22
to Apr 24

End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) - San Diego, CA

EVAWI Presents an

International Conference on Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner Violence and Increasing Access

Our annual conferences focus on sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, human trafficking and elder abuse. We consistently bring together law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, victim advocates, judges, parole and probation officers, rape crisis workers, health care professionals, faith community members, educators, researchers and others in this three day conference highlighting promising practices and emerging issues to effectively respond to these crimes in all of our communities.

Register by January 4, 2019, and save $100.00 off the full conference fee!

For more information:http://www.evawintl.org/conferences.aspx

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Apr
16
to Apr 19

Advanced Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training - Las Vegas, NV

Training Topics

Introduction to Human Trafficking • Preventing the Sexual Assault of Children • The Effects of Trauma on Memory and Behavior • Identifying Signs of Strangulation • Making Sure that Orders for DV Protection Work • Stalking/Cyber Stalking • Family Related Homicide/Suicide Awareness and Prevention • Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault • DV in Law Enforcement and Military Families • Law Enforcement and Victim Service Providers Liability • The Nexus between Animal Abuse and Violence Against Humans • Do Batterers’ Intervention Programs Work? • Bystander Intervention in DV “How You Can Help”

Who Should Attend

Law Enforcement Officers, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Victim Advocates, Prosecutors, Native American Leaders, Social Workers, Mental Health Workers, Educators, Substance Abuse Counselors, Rape Treatment Center Workers, Nurses, Batterers’ Intervention Counselors, Military Police, SHARPs, and SARCs.

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Apr
13
to Apr 14

Adult/Adolescent SANE Clinical Course - Richmond, IN

This clinical training will feature hands-on skills sessions, practice with “live” patient models and training facilitated by experienced and board certified Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners.

Prerequisites: Participants must have previously completed the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Adult/Adolescent Didactic Training program.

Hoosier nurses working in rural and under served communities may be eligible for financial assistance through the Indiana SANE Training Project

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Apr
12
8:00 AM08:00

Basic Forensic Photography - Anaheim, CA

This course is geared for Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners. This program is sponsored by California Clinical Forensic Medical Training Center in conjunction with our training partner, the California District Attorneys Association. This one-day course offers basic instruction and hands-on experience related to the fundamental techniques of forensic photography.   It focuses on the basic forensic photography skills needed for documenting bodily injuries for victims of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, child physical and sexual abuse, and elder abuse.  The course is designed for healthcare professionals who have completed Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Training or Pediatric Sexual Abuse Forensic Examiner Training, to increase basic skills, knowledge and competence.

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Apr
8
to Apr 11

14th Annual Conference on Crimes Against Women - Dallas, TX

The Conference on Crimes Against Women in Dallas, Texas is a three-day training designed to provide the most effective, relevant, and up-to-date training available for allied justice system professionals responding to crimes of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, and human trafficking.

AEquitas has been an official training partner since 2011 and hosted several workshops designed to explore the complex issues faced by prosecutors through practical case evaluation, mini-lectures, demonstrations, and group discussions. This past year's topics included Serial Murder, Sexual Assault, Stalking, Domestic Violence, Trafficking, Technology, Investigative Techniques, Prosecution Strategies, and Prostitution.

The 14th Annual Conference on Crimes Against Women will open its registration in September 2018. Please mark your calendars!

 

Click here to register: http://www.aequitasresource.org/trainingDetail.cfm?id=317

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Apr
8
to Apr 11

Conference on Crimes Against Women - Dallas, TX

About the Conference

 

The goal of the Conference on Crimes Against Women is to provide 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 women. 

The conference is conducted for the sole purpose of providing training to only those people employed by governmental or non-profit agencies in the fields of law enforcement, prosecution, social work, victim's advocacy, therapy, probation/parole, campus safety and medicine who work directly with victims of crime. 

MISSION

To provide a national forum to disseminate the highest level of training, information and strategies to professionals who are responders and advocates to victims of crimes against women.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The goal of the Conference on Crimes Against Women is to provide 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 women. 

The conference is conducted for the sole purpose of providing training to only those people employed by governmental or non-profit agencies in the fields of law enforcement, prosecution, social work, victim's advocacy, therapy, probation/parole, campus safety and medicine who work directly with victims of crime. 

The management of the conference reserves the right to refuse admission to any individual who does not meet this criteria. 

If you have any questions about whether you qualify to attend this conference, please contact Sarah Stubblefield at sstubblefield@genesisshelter.org or 214-389-7710

For more information: http://conferencecaw.org/

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About Death Investigation Academy

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The academy is a comprehensive five day training course designed to provide investigators with comprehensive death investigation methodology training.

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