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


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        Upcoming Event

        SExual assault victim advocacy school (SAVAS)

        This course is designed for community based advocates who are new to the sexual assault field. It addresses the basics of being a victim advocate — answering the crisis line, providing individual and systems advocacy and providing outreach in your community. Participants will have opportunities to practice skills necessary to provide comprehensive advocacy for victims. New sexual assault victim advocates, domestic violence victim advocates, and other professionals who want to learn more about sexual violence are encouraged to attend. 

        SAVAS consists of a classroom component, in addition to a series of sessions via webinar prior to and after the training.  Participants will be expected to have completed each session.

         

        February 20-23, 2017* - Pewaukee

        May 16-19, 2017 - Weston

        August 8-11, 2017 - La Crosse

        November 28-December 1, 2017 - Madison

        Registration

        Registration Fee: This training is free for WCASA sexual assault service provider staff (SASPs) and staff of SASPs are prioritized. The fee for this training is $150 for non-SASPs and can either be paid via credit card on our payment page or by sending a check to WCASA. *Click here to see if you are listed as one of the 54 WCASA SASPs.

        Please note: Register early to ensure enrollment. Registrations received after this date will be accepted based on availability. Registration submitted without payment does not guarantee a spot; payment must also be received.

        REGISTER FOR SAVAS

        PLEASE NOTE: Friday, May 19 covers CVC/SAFE and Victim Rights training material through the WI Office of Crime Victim Services. Register below if you are only attending this day. You will not be responsible for payment.

        REGISTER FOR CVC/SAFE & VICTIM RIGHTS TRAINING ONLY

        Training Assistance

        Participants can request mileage reimbursement and 4 nights of lodging as training assistance (no food). Only Sexual Assault Service Providers (SASP) can request training assistance to attend SAVAS through WCASA. Staff of SASPs are prioritized. Apply and register at above link.

        Any direct service provider for a victim of crime, as defined by VOCA, is otherwise eligible for training assistance through the WI Department of Justice, regardless of whether it receives VOCA funding.

        Apply here if you qualify

        Location

        Fairfield Inn & Suites
        7100 Stone Ridge Dr
        Weston, WI 54476
        P: (715) 241-8400

        There is a room block held under WCASA for the nights of May 15 thru May 19. If you have requested training assistance for lodging WCASA will make your reservation.

        Payment

        Go to Online Payment Processing page to pay via credit card or check.

        More Information

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        Please email Peter at peterf @ wcasa.org if you have questions.

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        2017 Calendar

        Regional TA Info/Trainings

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

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

        > June 27: Statewide Campus Sexual Assault MeetingUW-Stevens Point

         

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

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