Training - The Practical Implementation of Title IX and Clery for Sexual Violence Prevention and Response
January 8, 2014
Since the release of the Dear Colleague letter in April 2011, college and university campuses nationwide have taken bold steps to educate and response to sexual violence on their campuses. Proactively moving forward with new policies and procedures to address sexual assault, campuses are still faced with complex questions regarding how to effectively implement their new policies and stay aware of new laws and best practices. The Clery Center for Security On Campus and Victim Rights Law Center have joined together to keep campus administrators, faculty, first responders, and university counsel at the forefront of the Campus SaVE Act, new legislation enacted in 2013, as well as best TItle IX practices campuses nationwide are using to stay ahead of liability and provide a safe community. You will learn from litigators, victim advocates, and compliance experts on how to maintain a balanced approach to adjudicating sexual assault and rape cases.
Time: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Location: Brandeis University, International Lounge in the Usdan Student Center, 415 South Street, Waltham, Massachusetts 02453
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Training - Counseling Abusers: An Introductory Course by Emerge
January 29 - January 31, 2014
Over 22 hours CEUs for Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors, and Alcohol Counselors.
This course is intended for anyone working with families affected by domestic violence. Past participants include batterer intervention program group leaders, supervisors and administrators, social workers, victim advocates, correctional staff, psychologists, violence prevention educators, substance abuse counselors, health care workers, probation and police officers, clergy, military personnel, and program managers. Participants will learn the Emerge curriculum and how it compares to other models. The training is structured to be highly interactive, including several participant role plays. This interactive structure allows participants to acquire and practice skills to be used in leading groups. For participants who work with victims and don't intend to lead groups, this training is a primer on what happens in abuser intervention groups. The course meets BIP group leader training requirements in Massachusetts and in many other states. Over the past 6 years, over 1000 people from 45 states and 15 nations have taken this course.
Time: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Location: The Arlington Unitarian Universalist Church, 630 Massachusetts Ave. Arlington, MA 02476
Cost: Course tuition is $250 for the first person and $175 for each additional person from the same agency.
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Save the Date! SAGE- Boston Networking Conference
February 7, 2014
Sexual and Domestic Violence in the Lives of Older LGBT Survivors
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Hampden County District Attorney's Office Victim Rights Conference
April 11, 2014
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