Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Certificate Program

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University of Montana - Phyllis J. Washington School of Human Sciences and Education

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Missoula, MT 59812

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Learn cutting-edge skills and knowledge about how to respond appropriately and prevent sexual assault. The Rocky Mountain Justice Institute in cooperation with the University of Montana is providing the Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Certificate Program from August 15-19, 2016, at the University of Montana.

Obtain this Certificate and specialize your knowledge and skills. This innovative, unique program explores the scope of the problem of sexual assault; proper response from law enforcement, the legal system, and educational systems; and strategies for levels of prevention of sexual assault. Learn from leading experts in all areas.

This unique training has credits from the University of Montana pending as well as professional continuing educational credits (13.5 CLE including 1 ethics credit, 30 CEU credits pending, and 30 POST). OPI credits pending. Two university credits have been approved. This class is appropriate for attorneys, social workers, counselors, educators, administrators, community advocates, and the general community.

Tuition for the class $431.40 (+ online registration fee). If 2 credits from the University of Montana are requested for the program by the participant, a $135 fee applies through the University of Montana. Registration per day is possible for $95 per day.

For questions, please contact Laurie Barton, intern, Laurieebarton406@gmail.com or Representative Kimberly Dudik, kimberly.dudik@gmail.com or Brooke Marshall, Brooke.Marshall@mso.umt.edu


CLASS SCHEDULE:
Day 1: Scope of the Problem of Sexual Assault

Monday August 15:

  • Brooke Marshall, JD, Montana Safe Schools Director, University of Montana College of Education & Human Sciences & Kimberly Dudik, JD, Attorney-at-Law; State Representative, House District 94 – Welcome & Introduction to Topics
  • TBD, Montana Department of Justice – Overview of Sexual Violence State Perspective
  • Maegan Rides At The Door, Director, National Native Children’s Trauma Center - Serving Native American Women
  • Kat Werner, Gender-Based Violence Consultant - Human Trafficking/Commercial Sexual Exploitation

Day 2: Scope of the Problem of Sexual Assault (continued)

Tuesday August 16 a.m.:

  • Lucy France, Legal Counsel, University of Montana - Scope, Legal Basis for Campus Response
  • Jessica Weltman, Title IX Officer, University of Montana - Building an Effective Prevention & Response Program

Day 2: Best Practices for Response

Tuesday August 16 p.m.:

  • Panel: Captain Ben Gladwin, UM Police Department; Jenny Daniel, Just Response Coordinator; Kim Brown Campbell, Licensed Counselor – Coordinated Response to Sexual Violence
  • Kimberly Dudik, Brooke Marshall- Discussion

Day 3: Best Practices for Response (continued)

Wednesday August 17:

  • Missoula County Attorney’s Office Sexual Violence Unit (SVU) & Detective Jamie Merifield, Missoula Police Department – Prosecuting Sexual Violence & Cross Agency Collaboration
  • Dana Toole, Montana Department of Justice, Children’s Justice Bureau Chief - Child Advocacy Centers
  • Matt Dale, Montana DOJ, Office of Victim Services Director – Domestic Violence Fatality Review Commissions
  • Mary Pat Hansen, First Step Child Advocacy Center Director, St. Patrick’s Hospital - Overview of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program
  • Brooke Marshall, Kimberly Dudik - Discussion

Day 4: Prevention

Thursday August 18:

  • Bart Klika, Assistant Professor, UM Social Work – Overview of Child Sexual Abuse Prevention; Darkness 2 Light Prevention Program
  • Kimberly Dudik, Brooke Marshall – Nationwide Overview of State Legislative Efforts
  • Kat Werner, Gender-Based Violence Consultant - Trauma-Informed Care

Day 5: Prevention (continued) & Wrap-Up/Take Aways

Friday August 19: Lecture

  • Kat Werner, Gender-Based Violence Consultant - Trauma Exposure Response
  • Kelly Parsley, Chair, Health Sciences Department, Carroll College - Promising Practices in Sexual Violence Prevention
  • Kelly McGuire, Missoula City-County Healthy Relationships Coordinator - Local Prevention Efforts
  • Brooke Marshall, Director, Montana Safe Schools Center & Kimberly Dudik, State Representative 94 - Wrap-up

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University of Montana - Phyllis J. Washington School of Human Sciences and Education

32 Campus Drive

Missoula, MT 59812

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