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September

 

Part 1: Guiding Principles for Agencies Serving Individuals Impacted by Human Trafficking

Hosted by: The Southeast Regional Human Trafficking Advisory Group 

 

September 16, 2020

Time: 9:00 am – 10:30 am AKDT (Alaska Time)

          1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Eastern

 

Part I of Two-Part Webinar Series of Guiding Principles for Agencies Serving Survivors of Human Trafficking. This webinar will provide background on the history and purpose of the Guiding Principles, including an overview of each of the 15 principles, their practical applications in the field, and an overview of the Self-Assessment Tool to assess policies and practices across the focus areas. Participation in this webinar will build capacity for service providers who are new to the field and enhance service structures for experienced providers.

 

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand the history and purpose of the Guiding Principles
  • Examine the intention and practical application of each Guiding Principle
  • Utilize the self-assessment tool to evaluate your capacity to provide services to survivors of human trafficking
  • Learn about existing resources to support organizational change

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Domestic Violence and Disabilities

Presented by National Indigenous Women's Resource Center (NIWRC)

 

September 16, 2020

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Mountain Time

          11 am - 12:30 pm Alaska Time

 

We know that American Indian/Alaska Native women experience some of the highest rates for domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, sex trafficking, homicide at the hands of an intimate partner, and missing & murdered. Women with disabilities are of double risk for violence and abuse. 

 

This webinar will offer data on American Indian/Alaska Native disabilities in equal access, fair accommodations, and an opportunity to make powerful contributions to provide accessible, safe, and effective services to individuals with disabilities and Deaf individuals who are victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.

 

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Tribal Resource Tool: The Journey to Serve and to Expand Services to American Indian/Alaska Native Victims Of Crime in a Digital World: Parts 1 and 2

Date: September 16 and 17, 2020

Time: 2:30 p.m. CST / 3:30 p.m.EST

 

This two-part series will provide a detailed overview of the Tribal Resource Tool. It will discuss the historical context of input from original stakeholders, the actual development, and the challenges and successes of populating the tool, along with a visual of the use of the tool when connecting service providers in the spirit of service to victims. The webinar will also emphasize the value and importance of collaboration of the Tribal Resource Tool partners and the sharing of information to reach a broad audience of service providers. Tribal Resource Tool partners will discuss the information regarding the data being compiled throughout the project for the gaps analysis to identify needs, locations, services, and so on. The presenters will also address the next steps of the tool after the project is complete.

 

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Part 2: Implementing the Guiding Principles: Lessons for Policy, Funding, and Practice

Hosted by: The Southeast Regional Human Trafficking Advisory Group 

 

September 23, 2020

Time: 9:00 am – 10:30 am AKDT (Alaska Time)         

          1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Eastern Time

 

Part II of Two-Part Webinar Series of Guiding Principles for Agencies Serving Survivors of Human Trafficking. This webinar will provide concrete examples of how policymakers and organizational leadership can use the Guiding Principles to inform policy, funding, training, and the certification of human trafficking programs and approaches. Leaders from Florida, Kentucky, and Texas will provide lessons learned in implementing the Guiding Principles on a local, state, and regional level. It is highly recommended that participants in this webinar attend Part 1: Guiding Principles for Agencies Serving Individuals Impacted by Human Trafficking on Wednesday, September 16, and/or familiarize themselves with the original Guiding Principles document.

 

Learning Objectives:

Recognize the Guiding Principles as a personal, organizational, local, regional, or state framework for improving services to survivors of human trafficking. Understand how to use the Guiding Principles to make decisions about organizational change, funding, policy, training, and vetting programs serving survivors of trafficking. Identify specific area(s) for implementing the Guiding Principles locally 

 

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Children's Healthcare CSEC Series: Fundamentals of Child Sex Trafficking

New live webinar dates and info for the CSEC Series. It's free with CEs and open to anyone.

 

Date: 9/24/20

Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm EST

 

Description: This module serves as a foundation to understand the complex issue of child sex trafficking. Topics covered include basic statistics on the issue, pertinent federal and state laws (specific to GA), pathways to entry, identification of victims, and prevention strategies.  This webinar is ideal for the participant who is new to the issue but can be beneficial to anyone with an interest in making a difference in the lives of CSEC victims.

 

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10th Annual Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Enhancement Training

Presented by: Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI)

 

 

SAVE THE DATE: September 28 - October 2, 2020

Time: TBD 

 

We are excited to announce the Virtual 10th Annual Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Enhancement Training that will cover adult criminal, juvenile delinquency, family dependency, DWI/DUI, and veterans models. TLPI will provide updates to the agenda and registration at WellnessCourts.org and EnhancementTraining.org

 

The Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Enhancement Training ("Enhancement Training,") is a tribal-specific national training for tribal problem-solving courts. The Enhancement Training features Wellness Court best practices and innovative strategies. In response to COVID-19, TLPI has also created an online resource - Indian Country COVID-19 Resources designed as a clearinghouse of relevant resources across a broad range of topic areas in pursuit of TLPI’s vision to empower Native communities to create and control their own institutions for the benefit of all community members, now, and for future generations. 

 

More Information

 

 

Children's Healthcare CSEC Series: Human Trafficking Around the World - A Global View of Labor and Sex Trafficking of Adults and Children

New live webinar dates and info for the CSEC Series. It's free with CEs and open to anyone.

 

Date: 9/30/20

Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm EST

 

Description: The global module focuses on the larger issue of human trafficking.  It is not specific to children but rather focuses on labor trafficking and global sex trafficking including international child sex trafficking and sex tourism.  An additional focus area includes how political upheaval around the world contributes to a growing refugee crisis and how that crisis contributes to trafficking.

 

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Victim Services for Incarcerated Women

Presented by: The Center for Victim Research (CVR); Jahnavi Jagannath, BA and Storm Ervin, MPP - Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center; and Becki Ney, MS - Center for Effective Public Policy

 

September 30, 2020

Time: 2 p.m. EST

 

This webinar will present findings from the Urban Institute’s Evaluation of In-prison Programming: Addressing Prior Trauma and Victimization, funded by the National Institute of Justice. Researchers from Urban and the Center for Effective Public Policy will present findings from its national Scan of Practice including the extent to which correctional institutions address victimization and trauma among incarcerated women and seek to advance trauma-informed practices.

 

Specifically, presenters will elaborate on the services and programming state Departments of Correction offer to address trauma and victimization, including community partnerships with organizations and agencies that work with women who have experienced victimization and trauma, and the challenges associated with providing such services. Presenters will conclude the webinar with recommendations. 

 

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October

 

Tillie Black Bear ‘Women Are Sacred’ Day: WoLakota—Honoring, Respecting, and Being a Good Relative

Facilitated by Rose M. “Lashawaat” Quilt, J.D. Director of Policy and Research, NIWRC. Presenters: Cherrah Giles, Connie Black Bear-Brushbreaker, Taylor Brushbreaker, Rose Quilt, Carmen O’Leary, and Leanne Guy.

 

October 1, 2020

Time: 1:00 pm. Mountain Time

 

This webinar will highlight movement milestones to end domestic violence, including foundational legal reforms. Speakers will share how Tribal grassroots advocacy has increased survivors’ safety by strengthening Tribal sovereignty and how Indigenous teachings are the root of solutions to ending violence against Native women. In celebrating the legacy of Tillie Black Bear, we re-dedicate our commitment to ending domestic violence by recognizing the need for continued progress in increasing Tribal shelter options and grassroots advocacy to support domestic violence survivors. Join us on October 1st in celebrating Tillie Black Bear’s legacy with a national day to honor her life’s work to end domestic violence.

 

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7th Annual American Indian Domestic Violence Awareness Day of Unity

Presented by:  the Native Alliance Against Violence (NAAV)

 

October 1, 2020

Time: 2:30 PM Central Time | 9:30 Alaska Time

 

Help reclaim safety to end domestic violence in native communities by joining the Native Alliance Against Violence for our first ever virtual outreach event.

 

To increase domestic violence awareness, we'll have random t-shirt giveaways, fun games and cool prizes.

 

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Children's Healthcare CSEC Series: Technology and CSEC - The Good, the Bad,

and the Ugly

New live webinar dates and info for the CSEC Series. It's free with CEs and open to anyone.

 

Date: 10/9/20

Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm EST

 

Description: This module will look at the ways technology is used by traffickers and buyers to facilitate child sex trafficking. The presenter will emphasize recruitment and purchasing strategies and how pornography relates to child sex trafficking.  This module will also examine prevention strategies related to the use of technology.  Conversely, the module will also focus on how technology can be used to fight child sex trafficking.

 

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Children's Healthcare CSEC Series: Hidden Victims of Trafficking - Issues  Related to Male and LGBT Victims

New live webinar dates and info for the CSEC Series. It's free with CEs and open to anyone.

 

Date: Oct. 13, 2020

Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm EST

 

Description: Description: The Hidden Victims module will focus on the lesser recognized victims of trafficking, males and LGBT youth.  These populations have specific risk factors that increase their likelihood of victimization and decrease the opportunities for services and prevention.

 

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Sex Trafficking in Indian Country: Advocacy Curriculum Series

Dates:

          Introductory Webinar: October 14, 2020

          Unit 1: October 28, 2020

          Unit 2: November 11, 2020

          Unit 3: November 25, 2020

          Unit 4, Part 1: December 9, 2020

          Unit 4, Part 2: December 23, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM AKT/ 11:00 AM PT/ 12:00 PM MT/ 1:00 PM CT/ 2:00 PM ET

 

The Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) in coordination with Minnesota Indian Women's Sexual Assault Coalition (MIWSAC) will be hosting a six part webinar series presenting Sex Trafficking in Indian Country: Advocacy Curriculum. The Sex Trafficking in Indian Country: Advocacy Curriculum (Curriculum) is designed to introduce information on sex trafficking of Native people, covering topics such as the definition of sex trafficking, red flags, trafficker tactics, screening for sex trafficking, and advocacy roles and responsibilities.

 

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Traumatic Brain Injury and the Primary Health Care Community Series 6 of 6

An Introduction Presented by Mountain Plains MHTTC, More information to come...

 

October 27, 2020

Time: To Be Determined

 

Open Session Webinar that focus' on the Intersection between Traumatic Brain Injury and Mental Health Series 1 through 6

 

More Information!

 

 

DOJ OVW Tribal Consultation 

October 27-30, 2020

Time: 1:00 pm Eastern Time

 

We are honored to invite your participation in the 15th annual Government-to-Government Violence Against Women Tribal Consultation, through four afternoon sessions conducted online via a virtual platform. OVW's purpose is to solicit recommendations from tribal leaders on the following three topics:

  • Enhancing the safety of American Indian and Alaska Native women from domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and sex trafficking;
  • Strengthening the federal response to the crimes of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and sex trafficking; and,
  • Administering funds and programs for tribal governments established by the 1994 Violence Against Women Act and subsequent legislation.

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November

 

Children's Healthcare CSEC Series: Supply and Demand - The Roles of Traffickers, Buyers, and Gangs In CSEC

New live webinar dates and info for the CSEC Series. It's free with CEs and open to anyone.

 

Date: 11/5/20

Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm EST

 

Description: The purpose of this module is to recognize and understand the roles that traffickers and gangs play as they provide the supply of children in sex trafficking.  Additionally, the module will focus on how buyers contribute to the demand for child sex trafficking and how each group continues the cycle of victimization.  We will address societal factors around the acceptance of violence and how those factors contribute to supply and demand.  Finally, the module will briefly discuss demand reduction strategies.

 

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Children's Healthcare CSEC Series: The Medical Evaluation of Victims of Child Sex Trafficking

New live webinar dates and info for the CSEC Series. It's free with CEs and open to anyone.

 

Date: 11/19/20

Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm EST

 

Description: This module focuses on the role of medical providers in the evaluation and treatment of victims of child sex trafficking.  Participants will learn about victim identification, how to properly gather information from the victim, how to conduct the medical exam, how to provide appropriate testing and treatment, and what referrals can made on behalf of the victim.

 

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December

 

Children's Healthcare CSEC Series: Moving Forward After Victimization: Helping Victims to Survive Thrive

New live webinar dates and info for the CSEC Series. It's free with CEs and open to anyone.

 

Date: 12/3/20

Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm EST

 

Description: In this module, we will discuss how as advocates we can best attempt to understand how a victim’s perspective of their exploitation will impact them during and after leaving “the life.” The speaker will address resiliency of victims during their exploitation and how they can move forward to empowerment. Additional topics include how public perception/stigma of victims impacts how they see themselves and examples of successful recovery and restoration programs.

 

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Sexual Assault Examiner Clinical Skills Training

Facilitated by:  Indian Health Service (IHS), Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, and International Association of Forensic Nurses.

Anchorage, Alaska

December 10 - 11

Time: 1:00 pm. Mountain Time

 

Other Dates & Locations:
• Colorado Springs, Colorado
  -- November 9 - 10, 2020
  -- March 2 - 3, 2021
  -- July 26 - 27, 2021

 

The Indian Health Service (IHS) has funded the International Association of Forensic Nurses to deliver training related to the identification, collection, and preservation of medical forensic evidence obtained during the treatment of victims of sexual and domestic violence. These trainings allow medical professionals to acquire and maintain the knowledge, skills, and competent clinical forensic practice to improve the response to domestic and sexual violence in hospitals, health clinics, and health stations within the Indian health system.

Registration is free to health care providers from IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian health care facilities.Health care providers from referral facilities that serve American Indian or Alaska Native victims of sexual assault are also eligible to attend at no cost. Registrants MUST have previously completed a 40-hour Sexual Assault Examiner course. In some instances, this requirement may be waived upon request, and you may need to register to view full information on their website.

 

To Register or get More Information Here!

 



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