June 28, 2012 6:30-8:30 pm Sarah Williams from the Bridge for Youth will talk to us about sexually exploited youth, homelessness, and their programs. She will also share information on how we can discuss risk factors without judgment with our patients and tools for empowering youth. RSVP here  Abbott Northwestern Hospital Campus in the Education…

The MN IAFN Chapter has an Education plan for 2012 We will have monthly education events on the last Thursday of each month (starting after the April 24th event) Each event will be 2 hours (2 CEUs) and start at 6:30pm Even months will be at the Abbott Northwestern Education Building and odd months will…

Registration is open for the May 17 and 18, 2012 Testimony Institute in Redwood Falls, MN.

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The Sexual Violence Justice Institute (SVJI), a special program of the Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault, is pleased to announce the receipt of a grant from the State of Minnesota’s Office of Justice Programs.  The Expert Testimony Resources Project is designed to increase the use and effectiveness of expert testimony in criminal sexual conduct cases and increase the collaboration between healthcare professionals, prosecutors and victim advocates.  At the conclusion of this project, these professionals will better understand the tools available to vigorously prosecute these cases and more victims will benefit from a victim-centered response. This project will conclude in December 2012.…

Caroline Palmer and Leah Lutz from MNCASA will be presenting on legal consent issues, Come and ask all your burning question on consent! April 24th 6:30-8:30 p.m. Abbott Northwestern Hospital Campus in the Education Building,  821 East 26th Street,  Room 101 2 CEUs  cost is $10 Parking available on the street, meters are free after…

            Please join us for the 2012 MN IAFN Annual Meeting, Elections and Educational Presentation. All SANEs, nurses, advocates and those who work with victims of violence are invited. Door Prizes will be awarded! January 17, 2012 Location: On the Abbott Northwestern Hospital Campus in the Education Building,  Room 101.…

SANEs, Nurses and Advocates are invited to: Human Trafficking From a Healthcare Perspective A two hour training on identifying and caring for victims of sex trafficking presented by: Joy Friedman Women’s Program Manager at Breaking Free Pam Glenn Director of Education for Advanced Practice Nurses at Planned Parenthood November 9, 2011 6:30-8:30 p.m. Regions Hospital Auditorium…

Megan Alama will speak about her experience as a sexual assault survivor and the impact SANEs and advocates had on her recovery. Der’s bio from Sexual Offense Service of Ramsey County will discuss how SANEs and advocates can better meet the needs of victim/survivors during a sexual assault exam. September 13, 2011 6-8 p.m. Owatanna…

You are invited to a presentation: 

 

June 8, 7-8 pm

 

Yasmin Mullings
Ramsey County Prosecutor
Lindell Room,   Regions Hospital*
1 CEU

Topic: Preparing for trial and testifying tips for the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner…

Join us at the soon to be extinct hyperbaric chamber at HCMC. Please come and share a story of a challenging case where your creativity made a powerful impact on your patient and your favorite self care idea. Come help us explore ways to better care for ourselves so we can better care for our…

We have an exciting development with our Education on Immigration and Latin@ patients! In addition to Immigration attorney Jenny Zanner and Mercedes Moreno from CLUES, we will have a Latina speaker sharing her story of IPV and sexual assault. This will be a valuable learning experience! RSVP Here 6-8 p.m. MNCASA office 10th floor of…