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


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        August 2, 2017

        AMBER Alert Specialized Training

        Menominee Casino Resort N277 Hwy 47/55, Keshena, WI

        Gather the information necessary to properly understand, recognize, and investigate cases involving child sex trafficking and exploitation. Learn about the survivor's perspective and changing perceptions regarding trafficking victims. Delve deep into the dynamics of trafficking and exploitation to improve your skills related to interviewing the victim and interrogating the trafficker. You will also receive instruction on tactical implementation designed to identify human trafficking and exploitation, conduct enforcement operations as well as the roles of non-profits, probation and parole.

        This training is designed for tribal law enforcement investigators, human trafficking task force members and social service providers.

        The deadline to register is June 21, 2017

        For more information and to register click here.

         

        August 16-18, 2017

        Wisconsin Serving Victims of Crime Conference

        Chula Vista Resort 2501 River Road, Wisconsin Dells, WI 

        Attend this unique conference to gain the latest knowledge and skills you need to serve victims of crime. Learn about innovative victim assistance programs and gain resources for enhancing the services you provide using a multidisciplinary approach. Choose from a wide variety of workshops conducted by knowledgeable experts addressing some of today’s most critical topics and issues facing victims of crime and service providers.

        For more information or to register click here.

          

        August 24 - 25, 2017

        National Indigenous Women's Rersource Center Training

        Days Inn & Suites (The Claridge Inn) 70 N Stevens Street, Rhinelander, WI

        Lac du Flambeau Statewide Shelter Program is proud to host a free two day training provided by the National Indigenous Womens Resource Center. . The TA that will be presented is Intersections of DV, Mental Health and Substance Abuse along with Prevention and Intervention strategies.

        To see event flyer with registration information click here.

         

        September 5 - 8, 2017

        23rd Annual Mid-Wisconsin Law Enforcement Symposium

        Heidel House Resort 643 Illinois Ave Green Lake, Wisconsin

        Join us for the 23rd Annual Mid-Wisconsin Law Enforcement Symposium! This year’s conference features:

        • Brian Willis on the W.I.N. philosophy
        • Voluntariness & the Dassey case
        • Ethics
        • Lt. Brian Murphy, survivor of the Sikh Temple Shooting
        • 4th Ammendment update
        • Sensitive Crimes
        • Miranda update

        For more information including registration and hotel information click here.

        To see event flyer click here.

         

        September 7, 2017

        Child Sex Trafficking – From Suspicion to Disclosure

        Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Rd. Waukesha, WI

        Learn techniques and strategies to enhance the likelihood of obtaining information from possible victims of child sex trafficking. Compare and contrast typical child sexual abuse cases with child sex trafficking (CST) cases and address the different points of entry into the system for CST victims. Understand how each team member’s role can contribute to a positive outcome of the CST case. Discuss question strategy, interview fatigue, language use and interview suggestions.

        For more information or to register click here.

         

        November 7, 2017

        8th Annual Voices of Men Call-to-Action Breakfast

        More information to follow. See event site here.

          

        November 15-17, 2017

        End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin's Statewide Conference, Collective Liberation: Movement Building for the Year Ahead
        Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Green Bay

        Details to come.

           

        2017 Law Enforcement Trainings

        These FREE, two-day trainings are open to law enforcement, dispatchers, victim advocates, medical personnel, prosecutors, victim/witness specialists, and other community collaborators.

        For more information on trainings including all dates click here.

          

        2017 SANE Training Dates and Locations

        1. SANE Adult: February 20-24, Wheaton Franciscan – All Saints Hospital, Racine

        Lab dates March 11th and March 25th, Meriter Hospital

        2. SANE Adult: April 3-7, Aurora Kenosha Medical Center

        Lab dates April 22nd and May 20th, Meriter Hospital

         3. SANE Adult: August 7-11, Howard Young Medical Center, Woodruff

        Lab dates August 26th and September 9th

        To register click here.

         4. SANE Pediatric: October 16-20, Aurora Kenosha Medical Center

        For more information on the DOJ SANE Trainings click here.

        If you have questions about DOJ SANE trainings, please contact Lori Thompson at thompsonll@doj.state.wi.us.

         

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        Therapy groups for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse - Updated Flyer

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        2017 Calendar

        Regional TA Info/Trainings

        Webinars

        Film Screenings
        Statewide Events

         

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        > July 24 (10:00am)
        Compassionate Care for Rape Victims (CCRV)

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

        > July 27 (10:00am)
        Summer Prevention Series (4 of 5): Pornography: Normalizing the Relationship Between Violence and Sex (webinar)

        > August 3 (10:00am)
        Summer Prevention Series (5 of 5): Teaching Good Sex: A Method for Violence Prevention

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

        > August 31: Anti-Oppression: How CCR/SART teams can work to serve the marginalized populations in their communities, Green Bay

        > September 26: SART Foundations & Case Reviews, Marshfield
         

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        > August 22 (4:00pm): Slavery & the making of America (Film Screening in honor of the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Abolition)

        > September 14 & 15,
        Fall Director's Meeting, Location TBD

        > September 19 (4:00pm): La Mitad del Mundo (Film Screening in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month)

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