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  • EVENT

    Youth Summit 2022

     

     

    The Youth Summit event is here. We are excited for you all to join! This year's Youth Summit will be focusing on Consent and Healthy Relationships. The event will be on May 28th, it will start at 10 am and end at 2 pm. 

    This is event is free!!

    Topics that we will be going over

    • LGBTQIA+ Youth Against Sexual Assault 
    • BIPOC Against Sexual Assault 
    • Engaging Men in the Anti-Violence
    • Internet Safety 
    • Boundaries and Consent 
    • How to be an Ally And Upstander 
    • Healthy Relationship - Keynote Speaker 

     

    Location: 

    Discovery Gateway Children's Museum 

    444 W 100 S, Salt Lake City, 

    UT 84101

    Requirements:

    • You must have parental consent that will need to be signed the day of the event or can be sent to [email protected] 
    • Participants must be in High School 

    To register for the “2022 Youth Consent and Healthy Relationships Summit” you MUST click the Application link

    (https://forms.gle/RRhQTnGHxVXRtxgDA),

    The Registration form will include the Parent/Guardian Permission slip in both English and Spanish available to download or print. 

    We are excited to have everyone join the first of many Youth Summits. 

    If you have any questions please feel free to contact:

    Nick Arteaga (he/they) at [email protected] 

    Phone: (801) 746-0404 ext. 708

    More Info

    EVENT

    UCASA June 2022 40 Hour Sexual Assault Counselor Training (Virtual)

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    The professionalism and expertise of sexual assault advocates are essential to maintaining clients' privacy. The Utah Confidential Communications Act requires that sexual assault advocates have forty hours of sexual assault specific advocacy training. Conversations with victims or alleged victims are privileged only if the advocate has completed forty hours of sexual violence specific training. We collaborate with local and regional care personnel to provide our Sexual Assault Counselor Training. The training is available to advocates, law enforcement, health care providers, clergy, and the general public. Our training team includes legal, medical, and human services professionals who facilitate each topic alongside our trained and dedicated staff.

    Our training was carefully developed with input from all sexual violence advocates and programs across the state. More specifically, this course offers the following benefits:

    • Meets the requirements outlined in the Utah Confidential Communications Act and requirements set forth by Utah's funding agencies. 
    • Gives attendees information and tools to understand the role of sexual violence advocates.
    • Supports attendees in recognizing and combating bias - both explicit and implicit.
    • Empowers attendees to maintain the dignity of victims.
    • Supports attendees in encouraging victim’s self-advocacy and personal decision making throughout the response processes.
    • Situates each participant within their role as an advocate and reinforces their responsibility to the agency, its clients, and to victims.
    • Certifies volunteers, staff, and community allies as sexual assault advocates - allowing for privileged, confidential communications with clients. 

    We are committed to training excellence, and we are confident that this collaborative training solution will be a valuable enhancement to your current volunteer and staff training program.

    As a professional training and development organization, we combine instructional expertise with curriculum development skills and an extensive history of advocacy and direct service experience.

    Basic Structure

    Our Sexual Assault Counselor Training is the result of decades of feedback from professionals who work with sexual violence survivors and perpetrators throughout the state. The curriculum is twenty-four hours of statewide core topics presented by our staff and sixteen hours of community-specific topics facilitated by the needs of the local community. This overall course design is meant to meet the needs of each area, population, and specific community dynamics. We work with local communities to determine the course content of the 16 hours of community-specific content and any continuing education or professional development topics. 

    Course Overview

    The Sexual Assault Counselor Training course is designed to meet the training needs of individuals who might respond to a victim of sexual violence. The course is meant to meet the needs of a variety of volunteers, staff, and allied professionals who consider themselves advocates—whether as law enforcement officers, prosecutors, volunteers, advocates, medical personnel, caseworkers, or educators. However, this course is not designed to provide the intricacies of the investigation, prosecution, evidence collection, or case management. This course is particularly helpful to individuals who provide many different types of services to victims of sexual violence seeking skill-based knowledge and tools for improved response and intervention.

    A side benefit of the course is its multidisciplinary appeal to professionals not working directly with sexual violence issues who also want a better understanding of sexual assault intervention concepts and policies. This course is designed and available to all public service, advocacy, and education organizations, along with information about why the course is helpful to them.

    Requirements

    In order to receive sexual assault counselor training, you must follow the following instructions. This certificate is for you to help empower survivors and use the skills that you receive from this training to input them into your advocacy work. 

    • MUST have the camera on during training at all times. (except for when self-care needs to come into effect)
    • Participation is required to receive a certificate. 
    • Be respectful of each other.

    It is critical to attend all 40 hours of the training. It will take place on the following dates:

    Monday, June 20, 2022, at 08:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at 08:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 08:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Thursday, June 23, 2022, at 08:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Friday, June 24, 2022, at 08:00 am - 5:00pm

     

    Contact [email protected] 801.746.0404 ext. 706 or [email protected] 801.746.0404 ext. 700

    WHERE: 
    Zoom/Virtual 
    More Info

  • EVENT

    Youth Summit 2022

     

     

    The Youth Summit event is here. We are excited for you all to join! This year's Youth Summit will be focusing on Consent and Healthy Relationships. The event will be on May 28th, it will start at 10 am and end at 2 pm. 

    This is event is free!!

    Topics that we will be going over

    • LGBTQIA+ Youth Against Sexual Assault 
    • BIPOC Against Sexual Assault 
    • Engaging Men in the Anti-Violence
    • Internet Safety 
    • Boundaries and Consent 
    • How to be an Ally And Upstander 
    • Healthy Relationship - Keynote Speaker 

     

    Location: 

    Discovery Gateway Children's Museum 

    444 W 100 S, Salt Lake City, 

    UT 84101

    Requirements:

    • You must have parental consent that will need to be signed the day of the event or can be sent to [email protected] 
    • Participants must be in High School 

    To register for the “2022 Youth Consent and Healthy Relationships Summit” you MUST click the Application link

    (https://forms.gle/RRhQTnGHxVXRtxgDA),

    The Registration form will include the Parent/Guardian Permission slip in both English and Spanish available to download or print. 

    We are excited to have everyone join the first of many Youth Summits. 

    If you have any questions please feel free to contact:

    Nick Arteaga (he/they) at [email protected] 

    Phone: (801) 746-0404 ext. 708

    More Info

    EVENT

    UCASA June 2022 40 Hour Sexual Assault Counselor Training (Virtual)

    40hourfbeventbanner-01.png

    The professionalism and expertise of sexual assault advocates are essential to maintaining clients' privacy. The Utah Confidential Communications Act requires that sexual assault advocates have forty hours of sexual assault specific advocacy training. Conversations with victims or alleged victims are privileged only if the advocate has completed forty hours of sexual violence specific training. We collaborate with local and regional care personnel to provide our Sexual Assault Counselor Training. The training is available to advocates, law enforcement, health care providers, clergy, and the general public. Our training team includes legal, medical, and human services professionals who facilitate each topic alongside our trained and dedicated staff.

    Our training was carefully developed with input from all sexual violence advocates and programs across the state. More specifically, this course offers the following benefits:

    • Meets the requirements outlined in the Utah Confidential Communications Act and requirements set forth by Utah's funding agencies. 
    • Gives attendees information and tools to understand the role of sexual violence advocates.
    • Supports attendees in recognizing and combating bias - both explicit and implicit.
    • Empowers attendees to maintain the dignity of victims.
    • Supports attendees in encouraging victim’s self-advocacy and personal decision making throughout the response processes.
    • Situates each participant within their role as an advocate and reinforces their responsibility to the agency, its clients, and to victims.
    • Certifies volunteers, staff, and community allies as sexual assault advocates - allowing for privileged, confidential communications with clients. 

    We are committed to training excellence, and we are confident that this collaborative training solution will be a valuable enhancement to your current volunteer and staff training program.

    As a professional training and development organization, we combine instructional expertise with curriculum development skills and an extensive history of advocacy and direct service experience.

    Basic Structure

    Our Sexual Assault Counselor Training is the result of decades of feedback from professionals who work with sexual violence survivors and perpetrators throughout the state. The curriculum is twenty-four hours of statewide core topics presented by our staff and sixteen hours of community-specific topics facilitated by the needs of the local community. This overall course design is meant to meet the needs of each area, population, and specific community dynamics. We work with local communities to determine the course content of the 16 hours of community-specific content and any continuing education or professional development topics. 

    Course Overview

    The Sexual Assault Counselor Training course is designed to meet the training needs of individuals who might respond to a victim of sexual violence. The course is meant to meet the needs of a variety of volunteers, staff, and allied professionals who consider themselves advocates—whether as law enforcement officers, prosecutors, volunteers, advocates, medical personnel, caseworkers, or educators. However, this course is not designed to provide the intricacies of the investigation, prosecution, evidence collection, or case management. This course is particularly helpful to individuals who provide many different types of services to victims of sexual violence seeking skill-based knowledge and tools for improved response and intervention.

    A side benefit of the course is its multidisciplinary appeal to professionals not working directly with sexual violence issues who also want a better understanding of sexual assault intervention concepts and policies. This course is designed and available to all public service, advocacy, and education organizations, along with information about why the course is helpful to them.

    Requirements

    In order to receive sexual assault counselor training, you must follow the following instructions. This certificate is for you to help empower survivors and use the skills that you receive from this training to input them into your advocacy work. 

    • MUST have the camera on during training at all times. (except for when self-care needs to come into effect)
    • Participation is required to receive a certificate. 
    • Be respectful of each other.

    It is critical to attend all 40 hours of the training. It will take place on the following dates:

    Monday, June 20, 2022, at 08:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at 08:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 08:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Thursday, June 23, 2022, at 08:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Friday, June 24, 2022, at 08:00 am - 5:00pm

     

    Contact [email protected] 801.746.0404 ext. 706 or [email protected] 801.746.0404 ext. 700

    WHERE: 
    Zoom/Virtual 
    More Info