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    • May 08, 2017
    • May 10, 2017
    • Bloomington, MN
    Registration is closed

    The Institute is a 2 ½ day program designed for coordinators, team leaders, and state and territorial level leaders who coordinate or support local teams responding to sexual violence.

     

    The Institute’s primary objective is to build the capacity of team leaders to design and facilitate effective team processes. Effective team leadership is essential to a team’s overall development.  It is complex, challenging, and rewarding work. Creating social and system change improvement requires more than knowledge of best practices undefined it also requires the ability to influence multiple systems and agencies toward improved outcomes. The Institute will build the skills you need to lead multidisciplinary teams as they design, implement, and evaluate their community’s response to sexual violence.


    View the brochure.




    The SVJI @ MNCASA work is supported by Grant No. 2015TAAXKO14 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this program are those of the trainers and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

     


    • June 01, 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Cornerstone, 1000 East 80th Street Bloomington, MN 55420
    • 19

    Please join us for this one day training on High School FLASH. FLASH is a widely used comprehensive sexual health and sexual violence prevention curriculum originally developed by Public Health in Seattle and King County, Washington to prevent teen pregnancy, STIs, and sexual violence. This interactive and highly informative one day training covers the foundations of sexual health and sexual violence prevention instruction, including the FLASH values question protocol and using the FLASH key concepts to answer student questions. Educators will be trained to utilize current best practices and FLASH methodology, including how to teach about the following topics: birth control, abstinence, STDs including HIV, sexual violence prevention, and sexual orientation and gender identity. After attending the training, participants will be able to deliver the FLASH curriculum, answer student questions, and utilize FLASH key concepts. FLASH is designed to be used in public schools, however is also great for non traditional settings such as alternative learning centers, working with at risk youth, shelter settings, etc. FLASH does not require all lessons be covered, topics back be chosen to best fit your audience.


    Check in begins at 8:00 a.m. Light snacks and lunch are included in registration fee. Mileage reimbursement is available to member programs traveling over 50 miles, for one car. Maximum mileage reimbursement per program is $150.


    All registrants will receive one copy of the high school level FLASH curriculum, valued at $99. If interested in becoming a member please visit: http://www.mncasa.org/become-a-mncasa-member.



    Presenter

    Kari Kesler, MA, has been a Family Planning Health Educator with Public Health–Seattle & King County for 14 years, and is a lead author of High School FLASH. Prior to her employment at Public Health, Kari worked as a sexual violence prevention educator and as a college instructor. She has led projects designed to lower teen pregnancy, sexual violence, and STD and HIV rates, including a young men’s outreach program and the creation of a teen specific marketing material. She has delivered sexual health education lessons in elementary, middle and high school classrooms and is also a lead author of the redesigned KNOW curriculum, Washington State’s HIV prevention curriculum.

    • August 17, 2017
    • August 18, 2017
    • Courtyard Marriott, Mankato, MN

    Save the date for the 2017 MNCASA Annual Training Symposium, "Real. Connections." at  Courtyard Marriott  in Mankato, MN.


    Click here to view the call for proposals.


    Our theme this year is Real. Connections. This theme acknowledges that we need to have real conversations; and make connections with each other, ourselves, and all of the other –isms that contribute to sexual violence and its prevention.  It’s about being intentional in working at the intersections of our roles so that we can identify points for real, meaningful change in the movement, our work, our communities, and ourselves.


Past events

April 26, 2017 MNCASA Webinar: Why You Should Love Evaluation: Making Evaluation Work for You, Not Against You
April 24, 2017 Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Training
April 20, 2017 MNCASA's 11th Annual AWARE Event
April 17, 2017 SVJI Webinar: Case File Review in Rural Spaces
April 17, 2017 MNCASA April Board Meeting
April 10, 2017 MNCASA 40-Hour Advocacy Training
March 28, 2017 Enhancing Services for Survivors of Sexual Violence: Lessons Learned from the Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative
March 16, 2017 MNCASA/MCBW Joint Regional Membership Meeting - St. Cloud
March 02, 2017 MNCASA/MCBW Joint Regional Membership Meeting - Bemidji
March 01, 2017 MNCASA Webinar: Let's Talk Prevention: A Presentation Approach Adaptable to Your Community
February 28, 2017 MNCASA/MCBW Joint Regional Membership Meeting - Mankato
February 23, 2017 MNCASA/MCBW Joint Regional Membership Meeting - St. Paul
February 21, 2017 MNCASA/MCBW Joint Regional Membership Meeting - Rochester
February 17, 2017 MNCASA Webinar: Strategies to Protect VAWA Funds
February 16, 2017 MNCASA/MCBW Joint Regional Membership Meeting - Duluth
February 09, 2017 MNCASA February Board Meeting
January 13, 2017 MNCASA Webinar: MNCASA Legislative Action Agenda
January 09, 2017 MNCASA Webinar: How To Talk About Primary Prevention
December 08, 2016 The Criminal Justice Process for Sexual Assault Advocates Part One: Introductory Topics
November 04, 2016 Fall into SMART! Site Coordinator Retreat
October 19, 2016 MNCASA Annual Membership Meeting
October 17, 2016 SVJI Webinar: Comprehensive and Deliberate: Sexual Violence Response in Rural SARTs
September 19, 2016 Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Training
August 17, 2016 State Level Leader call - How can we support system-change SARTs?
August 15, 2016 MNCASA Annual Training Symposium - Presenter Registration
August 15, 2016 MNCASA Annual Training Symposium
July 25, 2016 State Level Leader call - What makes for an effective team?
July 20, 2016 Let's talk SMART!
July 18, 2016 SVJI Webinar: The Power of Language in SARTs
June 07, 2016 Program Directors' Meeting
May 16, 2016 Are we making a Difference? Real-life SARTS evaluating changes in the system response
April 29, 2016 MNCASA Webinar: Find Out How You Can Green Dot
April 18, 2016 Webinar: That Doesn’t Happen Here: Understanding and Responding to Sex Trafficking in Rural Communities
April 12, 2016 MNCASA's 10th Annual AWARE Event
April 01, 2016 Webinar: Responding to the FY17 Request for Proposals for Crime Victim Services
March 30, 2016 2016 Action Day
March 16, 2016 MNCASA's 2016 Policy and Legislative Briefings
March 16, 2016 Webinar: Unsubmitted Kits and Backlogs: Language, Approaches, and Protocols
March 07, 2016 Webinar: 2016 MNCASA Legislative Agenda
March 04, 2016 MNCASA Partner Program Listening Session - St. Paul
March 03, 2016 MNCASA Partner Program Listening Session - Mankato
February 26, 2016 MNCASA Partner Program Listening Session - Duluth
February 25, 2016 MNCASA Partner Program Listening Sessions - Detroit Lakes
January 28, 2016 Safe Dates Training
January 27, 2016 Safe Dates Training
January 22, 2016 Webinar: And Then It Changed Toolkit
January 13, 2016 Webinar: Community Primary Prevention Partnership Funding RFA
December 03, 2015 The Criminal Justice Process for Sexual Assault Advocates Part Two: Advanced Concepts
November 12, 2015 The Criminal Justice Process for Sexual Assault Advocates Part One: Introductory Topics
November 04, 2015 The Brain and Behavior: Minding the neurobiology of trauma in systems practice
October 22, 2015 MNCASA Annual Membership Meeting
October 05, 2015 SANE Training
August 20, 2015 MNCASA Annual Training Symposium
August 20, 2015 Pre-Conference, MNCASA Training Symposium: Radical Advocacy: Finding Your Inner Superhero to Better Your Work and Your Life
July 23, 2015 MNCASA Annual Train the Trainer
June 24, 2015 Regional Membership Meeting - Rochester
June 15, 2015 Regional Membership Meeting - Duluth
May 27, 2015 Working with Survivors: Tools for Healing & Prevention
May 04, 2015 2015 National Institute for SART Team Leaders
April 27, 2015 PREA Standards Overview and Resource Based Project
April 21, 2015 AWARE
April 19, 2015 "Brave Miss World" Screening at “Sexual Assault: Finding Our Voices" Forum
March 18, 2015 2015 Action Day
March 05, 2015 Webinar: Prep for Action Day, March 18
February 19, 2015 Regional Membership Meeting - Mankato
February 12, 2015 Regional Membership Meeting - St. Paul
January 16, 2015 Beyond "50 Shades of Grey": Understanding BDSM and Sexual Violence
January 08, 2015 SVJI Webinar: Designing System Improvements for Deaf Survivors/Victims of Sexual Violence: The Experience in Rice County, Minnesota
December 18, 2014 MNCASA Board Meeting
December 08, 2014 MNCASA Legacy Event
November 23, 2014 Take Back the Mic: Stand Up Against Sexual Violence 2014
November 17, 2014 MNCASA Annual Training Symposium
November 14, 2014 State Prevention Financial Reporting Webinar
November 13, 2014 Give to the Max Day 2014
November 12, 2014 Fired Up: Survivor stories of trauma, hope, and change
November 12, 2014 Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence and Reproductive Justice: Exploring the Links Across the Movements
November 11, 2014 Fired Up: Survivor stories of trauma, hope, and change
November 09, 2014 Fired Up: Survivor stories of trauma, hope, and change
November 08, 2014 Fired Up: Survivor stories of trauma, hope, and change
November 06, 2014 Fired Up: Survivor stories of trauma, hope, and change
November 06, 2014 Sexual Violence Prevention Network (SVPN) Meeting
November 05, 2014 Fired Up: Survivor stories of trauma, hope, and change
October 23, 2014 MNCASA Annual Membership Meeting
September 26, 2014 Peer Leaders: Organizing Your Networks
August 28, 2014 MNCASA Board Meeting
August 25, 2014 MNCASA Annual Train the Trainer
August 15, 2014 Webinar: Data & Research for Prevention Advocacy
August 13, 2014 Webinar: Community Primary Prevention Partnership Funding RFA
August 08, 2014 Sexual Violence Prevention Network (SVPN) Meeting
August 05, 2014 Webinar: Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs) 101
July 30, 2014 Regional Membership Meeting
July 29, 2014 Regional Membership Meeting
July 24, 2014 Regional Membership Meeting
July 23, 2014 Webinar: The Shift: A New Perspective on Healing and Growth in Group Settings
June 28, 2014 Twin Cities Pride Festival
June 26, 2014 MNCASA Board Meeting
June 03, 2014 SVJI Webinar: Multidisciplinary Team Coordinators: What is Our Role?
May 29, 2014 Moving Upstream: Advocating Beyond the Gender Binary
May 19, 2014 Shared Understanding: How racism, sexism, and sexual violence intersect
May 08, 2014 SVPN Meeting: Online, Offline, and Over-the-Line: Youth and the Internet
May 08, 2014 The Criminal Justice Process for Sexual Assault Advocates (Introductory Issues)
May 07, 2014 Moving Upstream: Maximizing your impact
May 01, 2014 MNCASA Board Meeting
April 29, 2014 AWARE
April 27, 2014 SAAM Event - Out of Darkness Into the Light: Walk Honoring Survivors of Sexual Violence
April 23, 2014 8th Annual MIWSAC Conference: Restoring the Sacred Trails of Our Grandmothers: Oppression Informed Strategies to End Sexual Violence
April 16, 2014 Mid-Session Policy Update
April 12, 2014 Fired Up - Staged Reading
April 10, 2014 Fired Up - Staged Reading
April 07, 2014 Fired Up - Staged Reading
April 07, 2014 MNCASA Membership Regional Meeting - Marshall - Members Only
April 01, 2014 A Virtual Meet and Greet for OVW Rural Grantees - OVW Rural Grantees Only
March 28, 2014 MNCASA Membership Regional Meeting - St. Cloud - Members Only
March 26, 2014 2014 Action Day to End Violence Against Women
March 26, 2014 2014 Action Day to End Violence Against Women Scholarship Request
March 25, 2014 Light Vigil to Stop Trafficking of Native Women
March 24, 2014 2014 Action Day Webinar
March 20, 2014 MNCASA Membership Regional Meeting - Duluth - Members Only
March 12, 2014 Understanding the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines for Sex Offenses
March 05, 2014 Moving Upstream: Gathering Information about your Community
February 12, 2014 Understanding how Guardianship Laws Apply to Adult Sexual Assault Victims
February 03, 2014 2014 Precinct Caucus Training webinar
January 15, 2014 MNCASA Membership: Looking to what's new in 2014!
January 08, 2014 Understanding the Indian Child Welfare Act
November 08, 2013 HOPE Weekend Workshop

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