Articles from October 2014

CEUs Reproductive Health Forum

The Nucleus Clinic has partnered with Public Health to bring education surrounding reproductive health to the north metro. This forum covers a number of topics surrounding the topics of protecting, promoting, and improving the health of reproductive-age women and their partners.

The SANE Program is pleased to be able to host this event at the Unity Education Center. Please pass this flyer on to appropriate audiences and register soon as space is limited. 4 CEUs are offered for nurses.

November 13, 2014          12:30-5 pm
Unity Center for Learning & Development
620 Osborne Road  Fridley, MN

Register by phone or email:
Becky Fink, Executive Director
Nucleus Clinic

SANE P Trial Education

SANE Nurse at Trial
December 11-12, 2014

Winona State University
Maxwell Hall, 2nd Floor,
Winona, MN 55987

 For more information
Fee: $200.00

Intended Audience
This course is designed for SANE/SAFE and other medical professionals who conduct medical evaluations of alleged child abuse victims and attorneys who need to prepare these witnesses.

This training requires attendees to prepare for a child abuse trial. The course combines lectures and practical court exercises to enhance the ability of the medical examiner to defend the medical evaluation from attacks by the defense

Payment Information

  • Early Bird Registration: $200 per registrant (payments must be post-marked by Oct. 31, 2014)
  • Registration Fee: $225 per registrant (registration deadline is Nov. 7, 2014

2015 SANE Training

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Course
 January 12-16, 2015 

Unity Hospital
Unity Education Building
620 Osborne Rd NE
Fridley, MN 55432
763 236-4172 (Karine Zakroczymski’s office)

SANE Course Co-Coordinators/Program Planners
Ellen Johnson, RN, SANE-A, CEN, CPEN Regions Hospital, SANE Program Supervisor
Karine Zakroczymski, RN, BSN, SANE-A Unity Hospital SANE Program Manager

This 40 hour, 5 day course is designed to give the nurse basic knowledge
of the role of the SANE nurse.
SANE Training Brochure

Critical Issues You Can’t Afford to Miss



Victims and Offenders –
Critical Issues You Can’t Afford to Miss

Anoka County Violence Against Women Training Initiative

Link to register

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
8:00 am to 4 pm
$25  Ticket price includes continental breakfast, lunch, snacks, and beverages

The Harvest Grill Event Center at Bunker Hills Golf Course
Coon Rapids, MN 55448


MNCASA Annual Training Symposium in Rochester, MN


MNCASA Annual Training Symposium in Rochester, MN

Keynote speakers
November 17, 2014
A Paradigm Shift: The Forensic Experiential Trauma Interview (FETI)
Russell Strand

November 18, 2014
Mapping the Market for Sex with Trafficked Minor Girls in Minneapolis: Structures, Functions and Patterns
Laura Martin and Dr. Alexandra Pierce

Check out the link for full conference details!