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19th Annual Southern States Victim Assistance Training Conference

19th Annual Southern States Victim Assistance Training Conference

  • When: Wednesday, September 5 - Friday, September 7, 2018
  • Registration: 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
  • Conference: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday 8:30 a.m - Noon
  • Where: Nashville, TN
  • Registration fee: $125 
  • Agenda: Click this link

Attendance is open to law enforcement, victim service providers, allied practitioners, policymakers, and researchers.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE — August 20, 2018 Registration Fee—$125
Late Registration (after August 20th) — $150. In the event of cancellation, no refunds will be issued unless cancelled 30 days prior to the conference.

The training will emphasize a multidisciplinary approach to sharing promising practices, current research, and effective programs and policies that are victim-centered, practice-based, and research-informed. Our training is a forum for law enforcement, victim service professionals, allied practitioners, policymakers, and researchers to share current developments and build new collaborations. Conference sessions will highlight practical information to better support services for the wide range of persons victimized by crimes of all types. 

Training topics include: hate crimes, sexual assault, domestic violence, human trafficking, opioid crisis, complex trauma, civil remedies, self-care, underserved populations, elder abuse, crime affecting children and adolescents, violence against women, victims in the military, case studies, and a tribute to victims and survivors.    

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PLEASE NOTE: This event is neither hosted by nor endorsed by the Greater New Orleans Human Trafficking Task Force. This event does not necessarily represent the views or values of the Task Force, and is not responsible for the content provided at the conference.