Innovations in Domestic and Sexual Violence Research and Practice Conference

The 2nd Annual Innovations in Domestic and Sexual Violence Research and Practice Conference: Collaborative Approaches to Prevention and Intervention will be held on February 6 & 7, 2014 in Greensboro, NC. This event is co-sponsored by the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCCADV), the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NCCASA), the Program to Advance Community Responses to Violence Against Women in the UNCG Center for Women’s Health and Wellness, and the UNCG Department of Counseling and Educational Development. The event will be held on the UNCG campus.

To register for the conference, please go to the following link: https://www.wepay.com/events/2nd-innovations-in-domestic-and-sexual-violence-research-and-practice-conference

Download the complete Conference Registration Brochure here:
Final Registration Brochure 2014 –Innovations in Domestic and Sexual Violence Research and Practice Conference

Download the Save the Date and Call for Programs here: Save the Date and Call for Programs — 2014 Innovations Conference

Additional information about the conference:

In our second year, our goal is to continue building and strengthening the evidence base for domestic and sexual violence programs. Other key goals include: (a) increasing knowledge sharing between service providers and researchers, (b) informing participants about the latest research and practice happening in the state, and (c) providing a forum for researchers and service providers to engage with each other. This conference is co-sponsored by the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence, the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault, the UNCG Program to Advance Community Responses to Violence Against Women, and the UNCG Department of Counseling and Educational Development.

Conference location: Join us at the Elliott University Center on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. A UNCG campus map can be found here: http://www.uncg.edu/online-map/.

Intended audience: This conference is for professionals from all disciplines whose work addresses domestic and/or sexual violence. We aim to promote dialogue among researchers and practitioners across disciplines and work settings. Participants will include researchers in public and private institutions; administrators and staff in rape crisis centers, other sexual assault programs, and domestic violence agencies and shelters; prevention specialists; and representatives of funding and governmental agencies.

Conference format: This two-day conference will feature keynote addresses, panel discussions, breakout workshops, and a poster session. The deadline to submit proposals for workshops and posters is Friday, October 11th, 2013, and the Call for Program Proposals can be found here: http://uncginnovationsgroup.files.wordpress.com/2012/09/save-the-date-and-call-for-programs-2014-innovations-conference.pdf.

Cost: The cost to attend the conference is $75.00 per person. The fee includes morning coffee and tea, a box lunch, and snacks each day, as well as the reception on Thursday afternoon. A CEU certificate is available for mental health professionals for an additional fee of $15.

Parking: Parking is available on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The Oakland Avenue Parking Deck is open to visitors. The cost is $2 for the first hour and $1 for each consecutive hour with a maximum of $7 per day/entry. The following is a link to the parking areas on the UNCG campus: http://parking.uncg.edu/visitors/

Accommodations: For those needing overnight accommodations, the Wingate by Wyndham will provide a reduced rate. The Wingate is located at 6007 Landmark Center Boulevard, Greensboro, NC 27407. Please contact the Wingate by Wyndham at (336) 854-8610 and make a reservation under the Innovations for Domestic and Sexual Violence Group Block to receive the discounted room rate of $80.00, excluding taxes.

REGISTER: To Register, please click on the following link and follow the instructions on the form: https://www.wepay.com/events/2nd-innovations-in-domestic-and-sexual-violence-research-and-practice-conference. You will have the option to submit your registration fees on-line or via regular mail.

Innovations conference sponsorship

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