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August 2017

Intervening in the Cycle of Violence Against Children: Statewide Training for Multidisciplinary Team Members

August 8 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Elk Grove, CA,

A full day of conversation about the complex layers of cyclical family and community violence and how it affects our children in all stages of life. Open to professionals who work in child abuse intervention and treatment including law enforcement,…

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WEBINAR – Counterintuitive Victim Behavior: Is it them or Is it us?

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Victim response to violence very often is counter to expectations of others. Despite society’s greater understanding of sexual assault and domestic violence, there continues to be little understanding of and tolerance for individual victim’s unique response(s) to trauma. Research demonstrates that victim response(s), when not appropriately explained during the legal process for the perpetrator, is used as a focus of defense arguments and successfully results in acquittals in cases of sexual assault and domestic violence.

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Creating Safe and Affirming Environments for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Youth

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Although LGBTQ youth face the same developmental challenges as other adolescents, they also experience stigmatization and discrimination as members of an oppressed group. This introductory workshop will provide an overview of the unique developmental challenges LGBTQ youth face, the factors that place these youth at risk of abuse, and their vulnerability to engage in risk-taking behaviors. This workshop will also delineate ways to promote safe, affirming and non-abusive agency environments for participants.

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What About Our Boys and Men? Shining a Spotlight on the Sexual Abuse of Males

August 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Camarillo, CA

THIS TRAINING IS FULL Presented by Julie Brand, M.S. This is an introductory training for professionals employed by governmental agencies or nonprofit agencies in the fields of social work, children’s advocacy, therapy or otherwise who work directly with male victims in California.…

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What About Our Boys and Men? Shining a Spotlight on the Sexual Abuse of Males

August 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fresno, CA

THIS TRAINING IS FULL Presented by Julie Brand, M.S. This is an introductory training for professionals employed by governmental agencies or nonprofit agencies in the fields of social work, children’s advocacy, therapy or otherwise who work directly with male victims in California.…

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September 2017

What About Our Boys and Men? Shining a Spotlight on the Sexual Abuse of Males

September 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sacramento, CA

Presented by Julie Brand, M.S. This is an introductory training for professionals employed by governmental agencies or nonprofit agencies in the fields of social work, children’s advocacy, therapy or otherwise who work directly with male victims in California. To learn more about…

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