Upcoming Events in Maryland

2017


 

FNE-A Training (Adults and Adolescents)

Monday 1/23, 8a.m.-6p.m.FNE training (1)
Monday 1/30, 8a.m.-6p.m.
Monday 2/6, 8a.m.-6p.m.
Monday 2/13, 8a.m.-6p.m.
Snow Day: 2/20, 8a.m.-6 p.m.

Women’s Center at FMH Crestwood
2nd Floor Conference Center
7211 Bank Court, Frederick MD 21703

This Maryland Board of Nursing-approved course is a structured 40 hour didactic course to train the experienced RN to perform forensic examinations on patients age 13 years and older. Some components include self-paced learning modules that are completed outside of the classroom seing. ere is a clinical skills component of 40-60 hours that must be completed in addition to the didactic coursework in order to submit for the Maryland FNE-A certication. The cost of the course if $350. For more information, please view flyer here.

To register, please visit fmh.org/ FNEAdult2017Winter.For questions about this training, please contact Pamela Holtzinger, RN, MSN, CEN, FNE A/P, SANE-A, SANE-P, Course Director, at pholtzinger@fmh.org or 240-566-3416

 

College Consortium Roundtable Discussion

Thursday, March 2, 2017
12:30-3:30pm

Anne Arundel Community College- Arnold Campus
101 College Parkway, Arnold, MD 21012

MCASA will be holding a College Consortium Roundtable discussion on Using Social Media to Inform SAAM Planning and Evaluation Efforts.

This roundtable event is an opportunity for members of MCASA’s College Consortium to discuss strategies for using social media platforms to plan and promote Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) on their campuses. There will also be a discussion of how to evaluate social media efforts post-SAAM. This roundtable will provide members with an opportunity to collaborate on their SAAM 2017 planning and evaluation efforts and discuss what resources and tools are available to enhance their school’s social media presence during SAAM.

This Roundtable is open to college administrators, faculty, staff; campus police; health educators; prevention staff; health center personnel; community partners; and students. It will be particularly useful for people who are involved in college prevention programs.

Click here to register for the event. For more information, please contact info@mcasa.org or 301-328-7023

MoMENtum: Real Conversations with Real Men About Domestic Violence

Saturday, March 18, 2017
9:00am-3:30pm

Camelot 
13901 Central Ave, Upper Marlboro, MD, 20774

The Prince George’s County Department of Social Services presents MoMENtum featuring Tony Porter, co-founder of  A Call to Men. The focus of the event will be on:

  • Encouraging men to work in partnership with women to respond to and prevent violence against women.
  • Creating gender and culturally-specific community dialogue to educate men on healthy relationships, non-violence, and an opportunity to partner with other males for discussion on the sensitive topic.
  • Having a dialogue and atmosphere that is a positive step to influence change and attitudes for men and boys to develop positive healthy relationships.

Campus Regional Training (1)Central Maryland Regional Campus Training

Thursday, March 23, 2017
9:00am-5:00pm

University of Maryland, College Park Campus
7950 Baltimore Ave., College Park, MD, 20740

This training will be open to campus investigators, police, administrators and staff, counselors, students, and advocates in the Central Maryland Region. The focus of the training will be sexual violence prevention and response on campus, with an emphasis on Investigation and Adjudication.

This training will address the following topics:

  • Special Topics in Investigation
  • Approaches to Adjudication
  • Confidentiality: The Individual vs. The Community
  • Campus Safety Planning and No Contact Orders
  • Campus Policy, Response, and the LGBTQ Community
  • Consent and the Real World

Registration for this event is not yet open. Updated information will be available on this page when registration opens. For more information, please contact info@mcasa.org or 301-328-7023.

 

Human Trafficking 101 Training for Service Providers (Frederick)

Friday, March 31st, 2017
9:00am-2:00pm

Frederick County Law Enforcement Center
101 Airport Drive East, Frederick, MD 21701

This five-hour Human Trafficking 101 training is presented by the Maryland Human Trafficking Task Force Victim Services Subcommittee. This opportunity will provide licensed counselors and social workers with professional development and a chance to expand their agency’s clinical services. Participation in this training series will help counselors gain task force referrals, identify at-risk clients, and provide a much-needed service for those involved in human trafficking.

Prerequisites for participating in these sessions are as follows:

If you are seeking CEUs from this training, you may either pay online or bring $20 in cash or check the day of the training. If you are a LCPC or LGPC, please contact your board of certification before attending the training to ensure the certificate will be accepted for your licensure. Attendees will receive 4 CEUs.

Click here to register for the event. For more information, please contact info@mcasa.org or call 301-328-7023

 

Voices of Maryland Women Listening Tour (Montgomery County)

Monday April 3, 2017
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Silver Spring Civic Building Ellsworth Room

This public forum is a part of a series conducted by the Maryland Commission for Women. Attendees will be able to listen to women speak about the issues within their community and have opportunities to have their own voices heard. MCASA/SALI staff will be in attendance.

Registration is not necessary and the event is free. This event is part of a series and will be visiting communities around Maryland. More information (including other locations and dates) is available here.

 

Forensic Nurse Examiner Training Course for PediatricsFNE training (1)

Wednesday, April 26th-Friday, April 28th, 2017
8:00am-6:00pm

Child Advocacy Center of Frederick County
340-A Montevue Lane, Frederick MD 21702

This is a structured 30 hour didactic course to train the experienced RN to perform forensic examinations on patients age 12 years and younger. Some components include self-paced learning modules that are completed outside of the classroom setting. There is a clinical component of 32 hours that is self-directed and must be completed in addition to the didactic coursework to submit for the Maryland FNE-P certification. Pre-requisite: Attendee must have completed a MBON-approved Adolescent/Adult FNE Training program prior to this course.

COURSE & MATERIALS: $325 Cost includes: • Peer reviewed texts and workbooks for each participant • A pad folio with tools and handouts • Snacks throughout each day of the training

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has approved this program for 36.00 Contact Hours Synergy CERP Category A.

Class size is limited. To register, visit fmh.org/forensictraining. For questions about this training, please contact Pamela Holtzinger, RN, MSN, CEN, FNE A/P, SANE-A, SANE-P, Course Director, at pholtzinger@fmh.org or 240-566-3416. Flyer available here.

 

Human Trafficking 101 Training for Service Providers (Talbot County)

Friday, April 28th, 2017
9:00am-2:00pm

Talbot County’s Department of Social Services
301 Bay Street Unit #5, Easton, MD 21601

This five-hour Human Trafficking 101 training is presented by the Maryland Human Trafficking Task Force Victim Services Subcommittee. This opportunity will provide licensed counselors and social workers with professional development and a chance to expand their agency’s clinical services. Participation in this training series will help counselors gain task force referrals, identify at-risk clients, and provide a much-needed service for those involved in human trafficking.

Prerequisites for participating in these sessions are as follows:

If you are seeking CEUs from this training, you may either pay online or bring $20 in cash or check the day of the training. If you are a LCPC or LGPC, please contact your board of certification before attending the training to ensure the certificate will be accepted for your licensure. Attendees will receive 4 CEUs.

Click here to register for the event. For more information, please contact info@mcasa.org or call 301-328-7023

 

Human Trafficking 101 Training for Service Providers (St. Mary’s County)

Friday, June 2nd, 2017
9:00am-2:00pm

St. Mary’s County Court House
Russell Room, 23110 Leonard Hall Drive, Leonardtown, MD 20650

This five-hour Human Trafficking 101 training is presented by the Maryland Human Trafficking Task Force Victim Services Subcommittee. This opportunity will provide licensed counselors and social workers with professional development and a chance to expand their agency’s clinical services. Participation in this training series will help counselors gain task force referrals, identify at-risk clients, and provide a much-needed service for those involved in human trafficking.

Prerequisites for participating in these sessions are as follows:

If you are seeking CEUs from this training, you may either pay online or bring $20 in cash or check the day of the training. If you are a LCPC or LGPC, please contact your board of certification before attending the training to ensure the certificate will be accepted for your licensure. Attendees will receive 4 CEUs.

Click here to register for the event. For more information, please contact info@mcasa.org or call 301-328-7023

 

FNE-A Training (Adults and Adolescents)

Monday 6/12, 8a.m.-6p.m.FNE training (1)
Tuesday 6/13, 8a.m.-6p.m.
Monday 6/26, 8a.m.-6p.m.
Tuesday 6/ 27, 8a.m.-6p.m.

Women’s Center at FMH Crestwood
2nd Floor Conference Center
7211 Bank Court, Frederick MD 21703

This Maryland Board of Nursing-approved course is a structured 40 hour didactic course to train the experienced RN to perform forensic examinations on patients age 13 years and older. Some components include self-paced learning modules that are completed outside of the classroom seing. ere is a clinical skills component of 40-60 hours that must be completed in addition to the didactic coursework in order to submit for the Maryland FNE-A certication. The cost of the course if $350. For more information, please view flyer here.

To register, please visit fmh.org/ FNEAdult2017Summer. For questions about this training, please contact Pamela Holtzinger, RN, MSN, CEN, FNE A/P, SANE-A, SANE-P, Course Director, at pholtzinger@fmh.org or 240-566-3416

 

32-Hour Comprehensive Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Training

Monday, June 26th-Thursday, June 29th, 20173 2 victim advocate training (3)
8:00am-5:00pm

The Salvation Army Maryland & West Virginia Divisional Headquarters
814 Light St., Baltimore, MD 21230

This four-day training is designed for advocates who work directly with sexual assault survivors in any capacity. The training covers both introductory and advanced topics to provide a foundation for best practices for advocates in the field of sexual assault services. There is no cost; however, member rape crisis centers and staff receive priority registration. Training topics include: overview of sexual assault, role of the advocate and survivor centered responses, understanding sexual assault and trauma, technology and stalking, reproductive coercion, working with underserved populations, and other special topics.

Registration for this event is not yet open. Updated information will be available on this page when registration opens. For more information, please contact info@mcasa.org or 301-328-7023.

 

32-Hour Comprehensive Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Training

Monday, September 18th-Thursday, September 21st, 20173 2 victim advocate training (3)
8:00am-5:00pm

College of Southern Maryland: La Plata Campus
BI Building, Room 113E, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata, MD 20646

This four-day training is designed for advocates who work directly with sexual assault survivors in any capacity. The training covers both introductory and advanced topics to provide a foundation for best practices for advocates in the field of sexual assault services. There is no cost; however, member rape crisis centers and staff receive priority registration. Training topics include: overview of sexual assault, role of the advocate and survivor centered responses, understanding sexual assault and trauma, technology and stalking, reproductive coercion, working with underserved populations, and other special topics.

Registration for this event is not yet open. Updated information will be available on this page when registration opens. For more information, please contact info@mcasa.org or 301-328-7023.

 

 

 

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