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Feb 4, 2010

February 24-26, 2010, Decatur, GA

Men at Work: Building Safe Communities
Men Stopping Violence is offering a three-day training of its Men at Work curriculum. Men at Work is an innovative and multidisciplinary tool that explores the complexities of violence against women in an accessible manner that holds men accountable and helps them transform. The training will equip facilitators and service providers with the knowledge and tools that can help them understand and implement the curriculum. This same training will be held again June 2 to 4 and August 11 to 13. For more information or to register for a training, contact Ulester Douglas at 404/270-9894 or udoug@menstoppingviolence.org.

March, 9-12, 2010, Kansas City, MO

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training
This four-day course is designed to educate health care providers with the knowledge to deliver comprehensive care to victims of sexual assault. The training meets the International Association of Forensic Nurses educational guidelines. Speakers will include representatives from law enforcement, crime laboratory staff, and area hospitals and community organizations that assist victims of sexual assault. For more information, contact Rosa Underwood at 816/404-3675.

May 4-5, 2010, Dearborn, MI

Being the Wave of Change: How Social Change Vision Informs Our Services and Advocacy
The Michigan Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence is pleased to host its 2010 Professional Development Institute at the Hyatt Dearborn. Scheduled speakers include Barbara Hart, Byron Hurt, Dorothy Edwards and others. Specialized tracks are planned in the areas of prevention, advocacy, civil and legal justice, and executive administration. For more information, please click here or contact Sarah Jarous at 517-347-7000, ext. 30 or sarah.jarous@mcadsv.org.

May 24-26, 2010, Richland, WA

Hand in Hand through a Lifetime
The Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs annual conference will be held at the Red Lion Hotel Richland Hanford House. Olga Trujillo is the featured keynote speaker. Workshop proposals are now being accepted. A pre-conference institute (on May 24) addressing the issues surrounding children with sexual behavior problems will be offered. For more information, contact Grant Stancliff at grant@wcsap.org or 360-754-7583 or visit the website here.
 

August 1-4, 2010, Anaheim, CA

Changing Faces of the Movement
The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence is holding its 14th National Conference on Domestic Violence: Changing Faces of the Movement at the Hilton Anaheim. Advocates are encouraged to join hundreds of domestic violence survivors and other allies for critical discussions, networking and vital information aimed at providing services and support for victims of domestic violence. For more information about attending the conference or presenting a workshop, click here.