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July 01, 2010

A Collaborative Victim-Centered Response to Abuse in Later Life: Cross-training for Victim Services Providers, July-September, 2010

Minnesota currently has an estimated 1.5 million people aged 50 and over. This population will continue grow and require services that meet their unique needs. The Office of Violence Against Women developed a collaborative training to provide domestic violence advocates, sexual assault advocates, adult protection workers, aging network professionals and systems-based victim advocates with the information and strategies to enhance the safety of older victims and enhance the quality of their lives.

 

Training dates and locations:

 

July 7-8 Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater, MN

August 5-6 Blaine Police Department, Blaine, MN

August 18-19 St. Paul Police Dept (Western District), St. Paul, MN

September 1-2 Brookdale Public Library, Brooklyn Center, MN

September 15-16 Carver County Gov’t Center, Chaska, MN

September 29-30 Hastings City Hall, Hastings, MN

 

These two-day trainings are from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Day One and 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Day Two, unless otherwise noted (Brooklyn Center location starts and ends 1 hour later each day).

 

This is a FREE training and space is limited so reserve your spot today! 12 CEU’s are available.

To register, email Jan Sinna at the MN Network on Abuse in Later Live (MNALL) at jans@mnall.org



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FaithTrust Institute 2010 Summer Webinar Series, July-August, 2010

FaithTrust Institute offers a variety of training and consulting services for your congregation, denomination, seminary, or organization on the intersection of religion and:

 

Domestic violence

Healthy teen relationships

Sexual violence

Healthy boundaries for clergy and spiritual teachers

Prevention of sexual abuse by clergy

Child abuse

 

FaithTrust Institute’s education and training strategies create awareness, change minds, increase capacity for change and accountability, builds local and national networks, and facilitate secular and religious collaboration.

 

Upcoming webinars:

July 14, 2010
What Advocates Can Expect from Male Allies to Hold Batterers Accountable and Keep Women Safe

August 18, 2010
What Advocates Need to Know: Working with Muslim Women

August 25, 2010
What Teen Advocates Need to Know: Teen Dating Violence in Faith Communities

 

For more information link to http://www.faithtrustinstitute.org/training/events/



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It's That Easy! Parent Educator Training, Winona, MN, July 13-14, 2010

This summer the It's That Easy! Initiative is taking our excellent training on the road.  We are excited to extend an invitation to attend the It's That Easy! Parent Educator Training in Winona. The It's That Easy! training is an excellent resource for all professionals that work with families of children at stage birth to adolescence and/or desire to work more intently families.
 
Our training provides an exceptional opportunity for professional development. Wondering if this training is for you? We believe it is!  All professionals - Social Workers, Case Managers, Parent Liaisons, Youth Pastors, Youth Leaders, Youth Workers, Public Health Nurses, Outreach Workers and the list goes on are encourage to attend!
 
The It's That Easy! training is two days and is a great value at $50 for MOAPPP Members and $85 for non-members and all participants will receive the It's That Easy! Resource Manual.
 
For more information link to: www.moappp.org or www.itsthateasy.org or contact Jocelyn Broyles 651.644.1447 x 19 or jocelyn@moappp.org

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Unity's Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program Golf Tournament, July 22, 2010

The 10th Annual Foundation Golf Tournament is scheduled for July 22nd.  This year’s proceeds will go to support Unity's Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program and the Faith Community Nurse Program. Both of these programs program service to multiple communities. The programs have partnered in the past and continue to partner surrounding issues of sexual and family violence. Proceeds will be available for patient care at all of our sites.

 

For more information, contact Karine Zakroczymski, RN, BSN, SANE-A, Unity SANE Program Manager,

763-236-4172, email: karine.zakroczymski@allina.com

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2010 National Sexual Assault Conference, Hollywood, CA, September 1-3, 2010

The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) is proud to be hosting this year’s National Sexual Assault Conference in Los Angeles, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC). The National Sexual Assault Conference is the major national event for those working in the field of rape and sexual assault intervention and prevention.

This year’s conference theme, “Building The World We Want To Live In,” will focus on providing cutting-edge information, effective and relevant practices, content that incorporates culturally appropriate outreach and services to historically underserved communities and those with limited access — all aimed at demonstrating how we can build the world we want to live in.

 

September 1 - 3, 2010, The Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa, Hollywood, CA

 

For more information link to: http://calcasa.org/rd/nsac

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15th International Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma, September 12-15, 2010, San Diego, CA

This Conference has become a unique forum for people from 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 conferences that actually includes researchers, practitioners, advocates, consumer-survivors, and front-line workers from all disciplines to share information, discuss controversial issues, and have the difficult dialogues.


Topic tracks span intimate partner violence, child maltreatment, children exposed to violence, youth violence, criminal justice issues, sexual assault, people with disabilities, treatment of victims and offenders, elder abuse, trauma, and more. We have strived to infuse our theme of “Uniting for Peace: Linking Research, Policy and Practice to End Violence and Abuse in Homes and Communities Worldwide,” into the presentations as well as into the thoughtfulness and professionalism reflected in the Conference content.

 

September 12-15, 2010, 500 Hotel Circle North San DiegoCalifornia 92108

    Early Registration Rates Until August 9, 2010

www.IVATCenters.org



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Arte Sana National Conference, Dallas, TX, November 1-2, 2010

A national gathering of Latin@ victim advocates, prevention specialists, survivors, and allies promoting the engagement of Latin@s as agents of change in addressing gender-based violence, celebrating our collective wisdom and leadership en los movimientos.


For more information link to: http://www.arte-sana.com/arte_sana.htm



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Announcement of VAWnet Special Collection

The National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women VAWnet announces a new special collection on: Reproductive Justice & Violence Against Women: Understanding the Intersections. This Special Collection provides resources and an introduction to reproductive justice, focusing particularly on the connections between the elimination of reproductive oppression and domestic and sexual violence. Included is a basic definition of reproductive justice, information about the development and the history of the Reproductive Justice Movement, and related resources.

Highlighted in this collection are resources that relate to the holistic well-being of women, families, and communities as it pertains to violence against women and reproductive rights and health. It makes connections between the Reproductive Justice Movement and the Sexual Violence and Domestic Violence Movements in the United States to demonstrate the necessity of collaboration.

Access this Special Collection at: http://www.vawnet.org/category/index_pages.php?category_id=1088

Researcher Trauma, Safety and Sexual Violence

(Sexual Violence Research Institute, 2010) http://www.nsvrc.org/publications/researcher-trauma-safety-and-sexual-violence



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Media Savvy Youth: Challenging the Pop Culture Messages that Contribute to Sexual Violence

This issue of Connections, from the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault, shares insight from programs that are empowering youth to become media savvy not only by giving them the tools to be critical consumers, but also by giving them a voice. 

http://www.wcsap.org/Advocacy/PDF/MediaSavvyYouthSpring2010.pdf

 



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New Resource: Sexual Violence in Later Life Information Packet

Sexual violence can affect individuals across the life span, including people in later life. The NSVRC has created a series of new resources related to sexual violence in later life. The Sexual Violence in Later Life Information Packet was developed by Holly Ramsey-Klawsnik, Phd, in conjunction with the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. The packet includes the following: fact sheet, technical assistance bulletin, technical assistance guide, resource list, annotated bibliography and research brief. 


(National Sexual Violence Resource Center, 2010) http://www.nsvrc.org/publications/sexual-violence-later-life-information-packet



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New Book: P*rnland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality

A new book from Gail Dines, P*rnland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality, is now available on Amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/Pornland-How-Porn-Hijacked-Sexuality/dp/0807044520

 

Gail Dines also started a blog which includes her first post from her introduction given at the Stop Porn Culture Conference at Wheelock College last week.

(National Sexual Violence Resource Center, 2010)

http://www.nsvrc.org/publications/sexual-violence-later-life-information-packet


http://gaildines.com/category/blog/

 



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Adolescent E-Newsletter is available on line

The July 10 Adolescent E-Newsletter is available on line:  http://www.health.state.mn.us/youth/newsletters.html

 

Included in this Issue of the Adolescent Health Newsletter: 

An alarming increase in youth homelessness in Minnesota 

CDC report highlights prescription drug use by US high school students

Campaign on adolescent suicide awareness

Resources for youth violence prevention

MOAPPP trainings

2010 Summer Institute in Adolescent Health -Positive Pathways to Prevent Youth Violence

Save the Date: Statewide Summit to Address Chlamydia in Minnesota



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CenterPiece Newsletter is available on line

Included in this latest issue of CenterPiece, Amy Russell gives an overview of the literature discussing the vicarious trauma experienced by many child protection professionals. Amy also discusses research she has conducted on vicarious trauma experienced by child abuse prosecutors and offers some recommendations for prosecutors and other front line professionals. Link to the National Child Protection Training Center: http://www.ncptc.org/



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Funding Opportunities

Latest Funding Alert,

FUNDING ALERT VOLUME 5 NUMBER 12

http://new.vawnet.org/Assoc_Files_VAWnet/FundingAlert-V5N12.pdf


June 24, 2010 by National Resource Center on Domestic Violence & National Sexual Violence Resource Center (2010) Government Funding:

Family Violence Prevention and Services/Expanding Leadership Opportunities within the Domestic Violence Field for Members of Underrepresented Groups

Family Violence Prevention and Services/ Expanding Services for Children and Youth

Basic Center Program

Family Violence Prevention and Services/Technical Assistance and Resource Development to Expand Services for Children and Youth

Family Violence Prevention and Services/Technical Assistance and Resource Development to Expand Services for Children and Youth

Post Release Services for Unaccompanied Alien Children

Mentoring Children of Prisoners

Mentoring Children of Prisoners Statewide Projects

National Juvenile Justice Evaluation Center

OVC FY 10 Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking

Health and Mental Health, Training and Technical Assistance Program to Refugee Serving Agencies

FY 10 Prevention for HIV Infected Women Living in Puerto Rico

FY 10 Leading Ladies Promoting Healthy Lifestyles and Healthy Families: An HIV/AIDS Awareness Project

FY 10 The Young Women's HIV/STD Mobilization Project: Moving Beyond the Messaging

FY10 Health and Wellness Initiative for Women Attending Minority Institutions

FY10 Project HOPE: Helping Organizations Provide Effective HIV/AIDS Prevention for Women and Girls: A Capacity Building and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreement



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Calendar

Note…For additional events (to attend or promote) link to the MN Center Against Violence and Abuse (http://www.mincava.umn.edu/types/11) electronic clearinghouse (a great resource for MN events, articles, and more!)  For another excellent resource, link to the Advocates for Human Rights Calendar (http://www.advrights.org/The_Advocates_Events.html)

 

July-August, 2010, Trainings on: A Collaborative Victim-Centered Response to Abuse in Later Life: Cross-training for Victim Services Providers. For more information contact Jan Sinna jans@mnall.org

July-August, 2010, FaithTrust Institute 2010 Summer Webinar Series. For more information link to http://www.faithtrustinstitute.org/training/events/

 

July 13-14, 2010, It's That Easy! Parent Educator Training, Winona, MN. For more information link to: www.moappp.org or www.itsthateasy.org or contact Jocelyn Broyles 651.644.1447 x 19 or jocelyn@moappp.org

 

July 22, 2010, Unity's Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program Golf Tournament. For more information, contact Karine Zakroczymski, RN, BSN, SANE-A, Unity SANE Program Manager,

763-236-4172, email: karine.zakroczymski@allina.com

 

August 3, 2010, A Summit on Chlamydia! Link to: www.health.state.mn.us/mcp .

 

August 13, 2010, Sexual Violence Prevention Network (SVPN). For information contact: Amy Kenzie (amy.kenzie@state.mn.us )

 

September 1-3, 2010, National Sexual Assault Conference, Los Angeles, CA. For more information link to CALCASA (http://calcasa.org/nsac/ )

 

September 12-15, 2010, 15th International Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma, September 12-15, 2010, San Diego, CA. Link to: www.IVATCenters.org

 

November 5, 2010, Sexual Violence Prevention Network (SVPN). For information contact: Amy Kenzie (amy.kenzie@state.mn.us )

 

November 1-2, 2010, Arte Sana National Conference, Dallas, TX. For more information link to: http://www.arte-sana.com/arte_sana.htm

 

Please note: This distribution list is brought to you by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) with support from the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Contributed items are solely the responsibility of the contributors, and do not necessarily represent official views of, or endorsement by the MDH or the CDC.

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Amy Kenzie

Program Coordinator,

Sexual Violence Prevention Program
Injury and Violence Prevention Unit
Minnesota Department of Health
PO Box 64882
St. Paul, MN 55164-0882
Phone: 651-201-5410, FAX: 651/201-5800
e-mail: amy.kenzie@state.mn.us
www.health.state.mn.us/injury/topic/svp

 



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PLEASE NOTE: Sexual Violence Prevention Network E-News is brought to you by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) with support from the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Contributed items are solely the responsibility of the contributors, and do not necessarily represent official views of, or endorsement by the MDH or the CDC.


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