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Dec. 31, 2021 – Due
Call for Workshop Proposal – Annual Victims’ Rights Conference
Seeking proposals that highlight best practices, current trends and/or innovative topics. As this conference is sponsored through the Crime Victim Center, workshops must include a connection to victimization and trauma. Topics might include: use of technology in stalking/interpersonal violence, issues surrounding image-based abuse, neurobiology of trauma, investigation or prosecution techniques, working with underserved populations (including the elderly, LGBTQ, refugee and international people), military sexual assault, gender differences in trauma processing/PTSD, prevention education programming, culture and norms, human trafficking, use of innovative therapy techniques (ex. therapy dogs, breathing techniques, etc.) with child or adult victims, etc.
Additionally seeking proposals for workshops to satisfy Ethics requirements and relate to victimization and trauma.
Proposals are due no later than noon on December 31, 2021.
The 2022 Victims’ Rights Conference that will offer educational credits from Mercyhurst University to the attendees. The program will feature up to six different break-outs for the day focusing on topics such as sexual assault, human trafficking, civil justice, and several other related topics.
The charge for the conference is $45 for students and $90 for professionals. It will serve professionals and students in the fields of social work, nursing, criminal justice, psychology, and counseling.
In-Person Registration will be open to the first 30 registrants after virtual registration will be limited to 150.