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  • Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 06:00 PM · 4 rsvps

    Utah County Bystander Intervention Skills Workshop

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    The Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault and the BYU Title IX Office are pleased to present a skill-building bystander intervention workshop to build on the key concepts surrounding bystander intervention that were discussed at our first bystander intervention training. This course will focus on skill-building scenarios and will encourage attendees to practice facilitating educational activities such as bystander intervention pieces of training. Anyone who is interested in bystander intervention training is encouraged to attend because this training will be highly informative whether or not you attended our first training.

    The Workshop will be facilitated once again by Marty Liccardo (Men's Engagement Specialist with the Utah Department of Health) with a focus on the newly released curriculum "Upstanding: Stepping Up to Prevent Violence in Utah".

    The event will be free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

  • Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 06:00 PM

    May CARES Coalition Meeting

    Cares_Image.jpgJoin the Community Allied Resources to End Sexual Violence (CARES) Coalition in preventing sexual violence throughout the Davis County community. A Google Hangouts link on our Facebook Page for those who cannot attend in person.

    The Community Allied Resources to End Sexual Violence (CARES) Coalition is an effort that began in Davis County in April of 2016 with the intention of preventing sexual violence. The CARES Coalition is a joint project of the Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault and the Safe Harbor Crisis Center.  

    You can learn more about the Davis County CARES Coalition by visiting the Safe Harbor Crisis Center website

  • Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 06:30 PM · 43 rsvps

    Polygamy, Plural Marriage, and Sexual Violence: Cultural Considerations

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    Join the Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault (UCASA) for the third installment of our professional development and networking event series. This course will provide an overview of the issues, terminology, and facts surrounding polygamy and plural marriage in Utah. We have partnered with Cherish Families to provide this free educational event for the public and professionals working in the sexual violence prevention, intervention, and treatment field. 

    Anyone wishing to learn more about sexual violence in the context of polygamy or plural marriage is invited to take this certificate course. This hour-long course will provide background and information to help participants understand the unique cultural considerations of polygamy and plural marriage. 
     
    This course will be offered at no cost to participants. This course is approved for one hour of CEUs from the Utah Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Participants will receive a certificate of attendance that includes CEU credits and proof of attendance. Light refreshments will be served to attendees.
     
    Below is an outline of the evening's events:
     
    6:30 pm to 7 pm - Networking and mingling.
    7 pm to 8 pm - Polygamy, Plural Marriage, and Sexual Violence Presentation.
    8 pm to 8:30 pm - Question and Answer session.
    8:30 to 9 pm - Networking and mingling.
     
    This event is free and open to the public but RSVP is required. Those with questions should contact the Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault (UCASA) at (801) 746-0404 or info@ucasa.org.
  • Saturday, June 03, 2017 at 10:00 AM · 2 rsvps

    Young Emerging Leaders Advisory Council Meeting

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    Join us for the next meeting of the Young Emerging Leaders Advisory Council. This initiative is lead by young people working to help Utah's young professionals and other young voices engage in the work of preventing and eliminating sexual violence in our community.

    At our next meeting we will be establishing goals, a leadership structure, and planning our future events and activities. We want young leaders to shape our movement. You won't want to miss out!

    This event will be digitally accessible using Google hangouts. 

  • Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 06:00 PM

    June CARES Coalition Meeting

    Cares_Image.jpgJoin the Community Allied Resources to End Sexual Violence (CARES) Coalition in preventing sexual violence throughout the Davis County community. A Google Hangouts link on our Facebook Page for those who cannot attend in person.

    The Community Allied Resources to End Sexual Violence (CARES) Coalition is an effort that began in Davis County in April of 2016 with the intention of preventing sexual violence. The CARES Coalition is a joint project of the Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault and the Safe Harbor Crisis Center.  

    You can learn more about the Davis County CARES Coalition by visiting the Safe Harbor Crisis Center website

  • Saturday, July 01, 2017 at 10:00 AM · 1 rsvp

    Young Emerging Leaders Advisory Council Meeting

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    Join us for the next meeting of the Young Emerging Leaders Advisory Council. This initiative is lead by young people working to help Utah's young professionals and other young voices engage in the work of preventing and eliminating sexual violence in our community.

    At our next meeting we will be establishing goals, a leadership structure, and planning our future events and activities. We want young leaders to shape our movement. You won't want to miss out!

    This event will be digitally accessible using Google hangouts. 

  • Saturday, August 05, 2017 at 10:00 AM · 1 rsvp

    Young Emerging Leaders Advisory Council Meeting

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    Join us for the next meeting of the Young Emerging Leaders Advisory Council. This initiative is lead by young people working to help Utah's young professionals and other young voices engage in the work of preventing and eliminating sexual violence in our community.

    At our next meeting we will be establishing goals, a leadership structure, and planning our future events and activities. We want young leaders to shape our movement. You won't want to miss out!

    This event will be digitally accessible using Google hangouts. 

  • Saturday, September 02, 2017 at 10:00 AM

    Young Emerging Leaders Advisory Council Meeting

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    Join us for the next meeting of the Young Emerging Leaders Advisory Council. This initiative is lead by young people working to help Utah's young professionals and other young voices engage in the work of preventing and eliminating sexual violence in our community.

    At our next meeting we will be establishing goals, a leadership structure, and planning our future events and activities. We want young leaders to shape our movement. You won't want to miss out!

    This event will be digitally accessible using Google hangouts. 

  • Thursday, September 07, 2017 at 09:00 AM · $250.00 USD · 2 rsvps

    Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training

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    Trained forensic nurse examiner teams are the standard in many communities throughout the country for providing both evidence collection examinations and sensitive, compassionate care following sexual assault and rape. Using on line modules, a nationally developed virtual SANE DVD and classroom time, this course will provide the basic didactic and clinical information to begin the process of becoming a sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) for adolescent and adult vic ms. The training includes presentations from SANE nurses, local law enforcement, district attorney’s office, advocates and therapists working with vic ms of sexual assault and rape. Practical experience with a focus on assessment and photo-documentation of injury is a primary objective of this course.

    Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, and Utah Nurses Associations are members of the Western Multi-State Division of the American Nurses Association. This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Western Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    This 44 hour course will include 20 hours of on-line modules which must be completed by September 21, 2017.

    Class Day 1: Post test and discussion of content in on-line modules. Agency experts will provide presentations on role of SANE, advocates, myth about rape, techniques in working with victims and offenders.

    Class Day 2: Agency experts will provide presentations on role of law enforcement, understanding the criminal justice system, role of the defense attorney and sexual assault response teams. Introduction to the female and male genital anatomy and physiology as well as documentation of genital and non-genital trauma.

    Class Day 3: Skills Workshop Day includes demonstration and practice interviewing patients, and obtaining informed consent. Sessions will include injury identification and documentation. Practice genital examination and photo-documentation of injury will be included. Program types and development will be explored.

    Scholarships are available for nurses who will be working with a hospital or SANE team. Email us at info@ucasa.org for more information. 

  • Saturday, October 07, 2017 at 10:00 AM

    Young Emerging Leaders Advisory Council Meeting

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    Join us for the next meeting of the Young Emerging Leaders Advisory Council. This initiative is lead by young people working to help Utah's young professionals and other young voices engage in the work of preventing and eliminating sexual violence in our community.

    At our next meeting we will be establishing goals, a leadership structure, and planning our future events and activities. We want young leaders to shape our movement. You won't want to miss out!

    This event will be digitally accessible using Google hangouts. 


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