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Colorado Advocacy in Action » Training and Education to End Domestic and Sexual Violence » Category » June 10 PM Workshops

Before It Begins: A Dialogue on How to do Prevention Work Locally

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  • May 14, 2013 at 9:18 am

Primary prevention is a powerful approach to safeguarding the safety and well-being of our communities.  Common barriers to local prevention work can include that prevention models may seeming lofty and abstract, and sometimes are hard to sell to funders who want measurable outcomes.  How can our outreach and education capitalize on prevention work?  This workshop […]

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How New Laws From the 2013 Legislative Session Will Impact You

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  • April 29, 2013 at 9:37 am

Many important changes will be going into effect as a result of the 2013 Legislative Session with impacts for those working with domestic violence and sexual assault survivors.  Come learn what the changes mean for your work and for the lives of people you serve.  You will hear from CCASA, from CCADV, and 30 minutes […]

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The Medical Forensic Exam and the Role of the Victim Advocate

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  • March 6, 2013 at 1:04 pm

The intention of this presentation is to discuss the purpose of the medical-forensic exam in regards to sexual assault and domestic violence. The presenters (a Victim Advocate and a Forensic Nurse who are community partners and have experience working together) will address the distinct roles of the forensic nurse verses the advocate and how their […]

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Talking with Young Women about Re-victimization Risk: Comparing Two Approaches

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  • March 6, 2013 at 1:04 pm

Research describes two models of re-victimization in girls and women. First, social learning models focus on relationship and gender-role expectancies. Second, risk detection models focus on risk detection abilities. We will describe results from research comparing two curricula derived from these models to address re-victimization risk among 180 diverse, female adolescents involved with the child […]

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Speak Up! Speak Out! Engaging Media Support to Shape Public Opinion

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  • March 6, 2013 at 12:48 pm

This presentation would help sexual assault and domestic violence organizations learn the strategies and tactics to effectively address and utilize the traditional and social media in messaging, advocacy and education.  The media is the most inexpensive, effective and strategic medium available to engage the public in sexual assault and domestic violence issues. *This workshop does […]

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83%: The Intersection of Disability and Sexual Violence

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  • March 6, 2013 at 12:48 pm

Those at the ‘Intersection’ are three times more likely to experience sexual violence in their lives. The overwhelming majority of mainstream services for survivors of sexual assault sidelines the needs of people with disabilities. We will engage participants in thought-provoking discussions that look at sexual assault with an inclusive lens. Through interactive activities, participants will […]

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