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WCASA is Wisconsin's only state-wide coalition dedicated to ending sexual violence.

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        The Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault creates the social change necessary to end sexual violence. 


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        Webinar Resources

        • The Resource Sharing Project, part of a national movement of sexual violence-related services and resources, offers informational webinars.
        • FORGE is a progressive organization whose mission is to support, educate and advocate for the rights and lives of transgender individuals and SOFFAs (Significant Others, Friends, Family, and Allies).

         

         

        July 24-25, 2017

        Stand Against Child Abuse Conference (SACAC)

        Duluth Entertainment & Convention Center, Duluth, MN

        350 Harbor Dr, Duluth, MN 55802

        SACAC is a gathering of professionals who respond to child abuse or who work with children. The conference offers a platform to learn, share ideas and build connections with diverse plenary sessions, case studies and 90 minute break-out sessions. SACAC provides educational opportunities from a variety of national and regional experts involved in child abuse response with respect to: investigations, law enforcement perspectives, medical/mental health responses, legal perspectives, child protection, cultural considerations, advocacy, forensic interviewing and multi-disciplinary response.

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        August 18, 2017

        Victim Services Preconference Seminar

        The Americas Center, St. Louis, MO United States

        Just Detention International will bring together corrections officials, state sexual assault coalition representatives, rape crisis counselors, and Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funding administrators to build their understanding of  one another’s roles in responding to sexual abuse in detention. The workshop will also give guidance on creating effective, PREA-compliant victim services partnerships for incarcerated survivors. 

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        September 12-16, 2017

        2017 Sexual Assault Prevention & Intervention Conference

        September 12 & 13 Pre-Conference PREA Institute

        The New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Holding Our Own, Inc. invite community members; rape crisis programs; and leaders, organizers, and professionals from the advocacy, health care, mental health, community organizing, criminal justice, campus, law enforcement, and human services fields to attend our 2017 sexual assault prevention and intervention conference, 

        Weaving a World Without Violence: Transformative Possibilities.

        This year's conference invites attendees to think critically about approaches to ending sexual violence; to reimagine current mainstream responses, programs, and policies from a transformative justice lens; and to explore grassroots community alternatives to sexual violence intervention and prevention. 

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        October 24-27, 2017

        Advanced Course on Strangulation Prevention

        One Safe Place in Fort Worth Texas, 1100 Hemphill St, Fort Worth, TX

        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 nonfatal strangulation, advocate for the specific medical and safety needs of strangulation survivors, and testify as effective expert witnesses. This course is designed for communities seeking to implement new protocols, create system-wide changes, launch a strangulation response team, or learn about best practices.

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        2017 Calendar

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        > June 15 & 29 / July 7 & 13: Summer Prevention Webinar Series

        > June 22: Paths to Healing Conference, Crowne Plaza, Madison 

        > June 27 @ 4pm: Film Screening of Major!, WCASA Office

        > June 27 @ 10am: Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and People with Disabilities (webinar)
        > June 27: Statewide Campus Sexual Assault Meeting, UW-Stevens Point

        > July 25-26, Northern TrainingHo Chunk Casino, Baraboo

        > August 7-10, Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy School (SAVAS), La Crosse

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