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Conference October 1, 2011 in Grand Rapids MN

Do you need an excuse to get out of town to see the leaves? Do you need CEUs for your SANE A re-certification? or do you want to learn a lot and meet other SANEs and advocates? If you answered yes, then our Support Within Reach Conference is just what you need!

When? Saturday October 1, 2011 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where? Sawmill Inn Grand Rapids MN  (just 180 miles north of the Twin Cities)

Cost? $50 snacks and lunch included

CEUs? 6 Forensic continuing education hours for nurses and a certificate of attendance for advocates

Topics? Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault,  Consent and Mandatory Reporting, Speculum exams for nurses and advocates, Documentation and Sexual Assault in the Native American Community.

Stay the night for only $69 at the Sawmill Inn.

Supporting Medical and Advocacy While Supporting Victims of Sexual Assault Conference

Sponsored by Support Within Reach  and the MN IAFN Chapter

RSVP online here or Print and mail registration here.

HealthCare at the Crossroads Conference

September 29, 2011

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Forensic Science Seminar

For More information click here.

OVC Training

Office of Justice Programs. Innovation. Partnerships. Safer Neighborhoods

OVC 2011 Trainings for Victim Service Providers

Serving LGBTQ Victims of Crime

When: October 18-19, 2011
Cost: $200.00
Where: Minneapolis, MN
The Millennium Hotel
1313 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Instructor: Chai Jindasurat

For more information:

This training will provide victim advocates and allied professionals with knowledge and skills needed to effectively support and work with LGBTQ-identified people, communities, and survivors, and translate the knowledge and skills into a defined action plan for themselves and their agencies. The training will help participants strengthen their knowledge of the obstacles LGBTQ people experience in seeking victim services and explore how best to overcome or alleviate these obstacles. At the conclusion of the training, it is expected that victim service providers and allied professionals will be better able to serve more effectively LGBTQ victims of crime. (more…)

Chapter News

The MN IAFN Chapter is starting it’s second year!

Our website is all new! It  has pages for  Minnesota and National Conferences, Trainings, Webinars, Meeting Minutes and a lot of other information.
Subscribe to our email list  (on the left) to find out what is happening!

March 1, 2011 10-11:30 a.m.
MNCASA webinar 
STIs: Addressing Sexual Assault Patient Concerns and Providing Appropriate Care 
Register for Webinar

March 8, 2011 6-8 p.m.
MNCASA office 10th floor of the Best Western Kelly Inn St. Paul

161 St. Anthony Avenue • St. Paul, Minnesota 55103
Immigration attorney Jenny Zanner will give a presentation on  immigration status, visas and other issues facing Latina victims of crime.  Mercedes Moreno from CLUES
share her insights in working with Latina sexual assault patients.

March 30, 31 & April 1, 2011
Kansas City, MO

4th Annual Forensic Investigations Conference: From Scene to Courtroom Sexual assault, domestic violence, child and elder abuse.
Brochure for Conference

April 9, 2011  10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Are you taking the SANE A test in May?  Consider taking a
SANE A review course!Registration for the test ends March 1st
Regions Hospital, St. Paul
Details to follow

The Academy on Violence and Abuse

The Academy on Violence and Abuse (AVA)

2011 Scientific Assembly:

“The Developing Science of Violence and Abuse: Toward a New Understanding
Crowne Plaza Hotel | April 15–16, 2011 | Bloomington, MN
Half Day Pre-Conference April 14th AVA Conference (PDF)