Expand your forensic skills with our July Education on Elder Abuse.
Colleen Schmitt will discuss the different forms of elder abuse, ways to identify
victims and services available for elders. Karine Zakroczymski will share the
Allina Program Elder Abuse documentation form and discuss tips for
documentation from the Forensic Nurses point of view. We will time for
discussion on how we can better serve our elderly abuse victims.
2 CEUs $10 for SANEs, no charge for advocates
Appetizers and desserts will be provided
Sexual Violence in Later Life nsvrc.org
Serving Patients with Cognitive and Intellectual Disabilities
Program and Service Supervisor
ARC Greater Twin Cities
Paris will talk about the increased risks of sexual assault in people with
intellectual and cognitive disabilities, the special needs of this
population and how we can better serve them.
Michelle Uetz, M.Ed., BS
Special Education Teacher
Prescott High School
Michelle will discuss tips to talk to youth and their parents about
healthy sexual behaviors and resources.
There is a Jimmy John’s next door to ARC if you would like to
pick up a sandwich to eat before the meeting.
8th Annual Family & Sexual Violence Conference
April 30 – May 2, 2014
Topics to be presented include:
- Cross Examination Survival Strategies for Prosecutors & Witnesses
- The Nurse Medical Expert: Navigating the Experience of a Professional Witness
- Sexual Assault Suspect Evidence Collection: The Body of Evidence
- Plus many more
Early registration rate is $100 and includes lunch on Wednesday and Thursday as well as dinner on Wednesday. Early Registration ends April 15, 2014. Registration rate after April 15th is $125.
Strangulation – Critical Issues You Can’t Afford To Miss
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT) Coon Rapids, MN
More information for registration
Strangulation is one of the most lethal forms of domestic violence. Strangulation – Critical Issues You Can’t Afford To Miss will feature expert trainers from The Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention (www.strangulationtraininginstitute.com), a program of the National Family Justice Center Alliance.
Expert trainers include:
Michael Weaver, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., Medical Director of the Forensic Care Program of St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri
Gael Strack, J.D., Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of the Family Justice Center Alliance and former Head Deputy City Attorney responsible for the Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Unit of the San Diego City Attorney’s Office
Sergeant Daniel Rincon, 22-year veteran of the Scottsdale Police Department in Scottsdale, Arizona Continue Reading »
The SANE approach to Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking:
A New Medical Forensic Exam Model
March 20, 2014
Regions Hospital Lindell Room
2 CEU’s, $10
Pam DeWitt-Meza, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P
Sexual Assault Resource Service/Labor and Delivery
Hennepin County Medical Center
Move beyond what we know about sexual exploitation and trafficking
and apply this knowledge to a new best practice medical forensic exam.
Learn techniques for positive patient interactions that include how to
identify potential victims and how to discuss the sensitive subject of
exploitation in order to provide comprehensive care.
Examine how our SANE exam can fit as a first stop for identified
victims within the No Wrong Door Model.
Regions Hospital, Lindell Room , located in the Emergency Medicine Offices
on the second Floor, between the Cafeteria and the Overlook Café.
Follow signs posted.
Parking validation at Guest Services for a discounted parking fee.
Park in the underground lot by the Main/Emergency Room enterance
7th Annual Forensic Investigations Conference
May 14-16, 2014
pre-conference May 12 & 13, post-conference May 17
Kansas City MO
Join fellow law enforcement personnel, physicians, prosecutors, nurses,
victim advocates, crisis workers, criminalists, crime scene investigators,
forensic examiners, EMS personnel, and judges for this cutting-edge
clinical forensic conference. We will focus on a broad array of emerging
forensic issues, including sexual assault, interpersonal violence, ballistics,
strangulation, and child and elder abuse in both urban and rural
This year’s conference is designed to provide an interactive joint educational
opportunity and promising practices when working with victims of violence.
Topics will include working with multidisciplinary teams and learning
to consider all of the forensic implications on the street, in health care
settings, and in the courtroom. Violence is a health care crisis, so we will
focus on approaching clinical forensic issues in a collaborative, coordinated,
compassionate, competent, caring, victim-centered process.
Ramada Inn MOA
$179 for 12.3 CEUs
Forensic Photography Class
January 21, 2014
The Olympia Resort and Spa
7.5 Contact Hours will be provided for RNs
Pamela DeWitt-Meza RN, SANE-A, SANE-P
Pamela has currently developed a comprehensive Medical/Forensic exam to
assist victims of human trafficking. Since 2002 Pamela has worked in the areas
of labor and delivery, parish nursing, prenatal education, Latin@ Outreach and
Human trafficking. She is an active member in the Latin@community,
creating partnerships to improve access to sexual assault services.
As well as general violence prevention.
This training is for Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners, but will be helpful
for any individuals or organizations working with sexual violence and
Monday, January 27th 2014
St. Luke’s Hospital Classroom 329A (3rd floor)
This training is free of cost