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1 15th Annual Crime Victims Rights Conference April 11-12, 2012 Hosted by Governor Sam Brownback and Attorney General Derek Schmidt Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence Preconference Institute April 10, 2012 Capitol Plaza Hotel and Convention Center Topeka, Kansas

2 WELCOME Governor Sam Brownback and Attorney General Derek Schmidt invite you to attend the 15 th Annual Crime Victims Rights Conference. The conference will present speakers and trainers who will share their insights and present new and innovative ways to assist victims of crime. The conference will focus on raising awareness of emerging crimes while offering new approaches to respond to enduring crimes. Recognizing the importance of meeting the unique needs of those affected by crime, the conference will provide attendees with the tools and resources to help assist all crime victims. Governor Brownback and Attorney General Schmidt look forward to seeing you at the conference and thank you for your commitment and dedication to helping crime victims in our state. The opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Office for Victims of Crime, the Office of the Kansas Governor, or the Office of the Kansas Attorney General. 1

3 SPONSORS Kansas Governor s Office Kansas Attorney General s Office Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services Kansas Bureau of Investigation Kansas Highway Patrol Kansas Sheriff s Association Kansas Juvenile Justice Authority Kansas Department on Aging Kansas Department of Corrections Kansas Department of Health and Environment Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence Kansas County and District Attorneys Association DUI Victim Center of Kansas Kansas Action for Children Kansas Court Appointed Special Advocates Association Parents of Murdered Children, Wichita Chapter Kansas Network of Visitation/Exchange Providers Kansas Association of Court Services Officers Kansas Mothers Against Drunk Driving Kansas Organization for Victim Assistance The University of Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center 2

4 JOIN US AT THE CONFERENCE! Who should attend? Crime Victim Advocates Law Enforcement Judges Prosecutors Probation and Parole Staff Court Staff Criminal Justice Personnel Adult and Juvenile Corrections Staff Directors and Managers Health and Mental Health Providers Victims and Survivors Choose from 29 workshops to enhance your professional development Workshop topics for new, intermediate and advanced attendees include: Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Special concerns for Children, Juveniles and the Elderly Law Enforcement and Prosecution Models Advocacy Initiatives Prevention Efforts And Much More!! 3

5 KCSDV PRECONFERENCE INSTITUTE TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012 The Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence is pleased to offer a preconference institute in conjunction with the Annual Crime Victims Rights Conference. 8:00-9:00 a.m. REGISTRATION 9:00-4:30 p.m. PRECONFERENCE INSTITUTE The Psychobiological Effects of Trauma and Implications for Healing Janine M. D Anniballe, Ph.D. Boulder, CO This presentation will be a combination of lecture and audience participation on trauma and its psychobiological effects. The presentation will begin with an exploration of the nature of traumatic events (such as sexual assault, domestic violence and witnessing violence), and the difference between normal, situational, and traumatic stress. Next, physiological components of trauma, such as brain hypervigilance and flashbacks will be introduced and explored. Finally, implications for treatment of psychological trauma will be discussed and current holistic interventions in mitigating the post-traumatic stress response will be presented. Janine D Anniballe has been dedicated to the prevention and treatment of sexual assault and training on sexual assault issues for the past 18 years. Currently, she is the Director of Access, Emergency and Community Services at Mental Health Partners in Boulder, Colorado. She previously served as the Executive Director of Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA), the rape crisis center in Boulder, Colorado for 10 years. She received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Tennessee. Dr. D Anniballe has provided training and consultation to attorneys, law enforcement, military personnel, mental health professionals, victim advocates and university staff in more than 30 states. She serves as a trainer for the Ending Violence Against Women Project for the State of Colorado. In 2003, she joined the faculty of the National Judicial Education Program that educates judges on sexual assault issues and how these cases are approached in the courtroom to minimize re-traumatization of victims without undermining defendant s constitutional rights. A licensed psychologist, she has a private consulting practice with an emphasis on understanding and treating psychological trauma. 4

6 TENTATIVE AGENDA Wednesday, April 11, :00-8:15 a.m. CONFERENCE REGISTRATION 8:15-8:30 a.m. OPENING REMARKS Kansas Governor Sam Brownback 8:30-10:00 a.m. GENERAL SESSION September 11th: Ten Years Later Survivor Panel with Moderator Anita Ahuja 10:15-11:45 a.m. WORKSHOP SESSION I 1. Understanding the Immediate and Long-Term Effects of Childhood Trauma 2. Domestic Violence and Trauma (Part 1) 3. Providing Accessible, Informed Services to Victims of Sexual and Domestic Violence with Disabilities 4. Understanding the Domestic Violence Designation Law 5. Now What? Teen Dating Violence Resources 6. Mandatory Reporting and Other Ethical Challenges: Considerations for Victim Advocates (Part 1) 7. Identity Theft and Other Financial Crimes Against the Elderly 11:50 a.m.- LUNCHEON SPEAKER 1:05 p.m. Victims of Technology: Keeping our Kids Safe Online KBI Senior Special Agent Angie Jones 1:15-2:45 p.m. WORKSHOP SESSION II 8. Children of Prisoners, Children of Promise: Overcoming the Adversity (Youth Panel) 9. Domestic Violence and Trauma (Part 2) 10. Healthcare Issues in Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking 11. Wrap Around Safety Planning: Multi Agency Approach 12. DUI Law Changes in Kansas 13. Meeting the Needs of Victims of Mass Terrorism 14. Mandatory Reporting and Other Ethical Challenges: Considerations for Victim Advocates (Part 2) 3:00-4:30 p.m. GENERAL SESSION Promise Not to Tell Kellie and Kathie Henderson with Detective William Riddle and Sedgwick County Deputy District Attorney Marc Bennett 4:45 p.m. KOVA ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING 5

7 TENTATIVE AGENDA Thursday, April 12, :45-9:00 a.m. GENERAL SESSION Why Teens Kill Phil Chalmers 9:00-9:45 a.m. OPENING REMARKS and AWARDS CEREMONY Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt 10:00-11:30 a.m. WORKSHOP SESSION III 15. Coaching Boys Into Men: Reaching Young Men and Boys through Athletics to Prevent/Reduce Violence 16. Deployment Stress and Family Violence 17. Addressing Human Trafficking in Kansas: A Collaborative Model (Part 1) 18. The Role of Victims in Major Prosecutions 19. Engendering Respect: A Violence Interruption Experience 20. Why Teens Kill: The Cults, Gangs and Violent Media 21. The Economic Impacts of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault on Victims (Part 1) 11:35 a.m.- LUNCHEON SPEAKER 12:50 p.m. Responding to Victims of Crime with CARE (Compassion, Assistance, Respect and Empathy) William McCoy 1:00-2:30 p.m. WORKSHOP SESSION IV 22. Child Sexual Abuse Investigations 23. The Economic Impacts of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault on Victims (Part 2) 24. Addressing Human Trafficking in Kansas: A Collaborative Model (Part 2) 25. Justice Delayed, Denied or Delivered 26. Understanding the Role of Community-Based and Prosecutor-Based Victim Assistance Staff 27. Crime Victim Compensation: Financial Assistance at a Time of Need 28. Dynamic Deliveries: How to Deliver a Dynamic Message 29. Managing Grant Projects Awarded by the Governor s Grants Program 2:35-3:00 p.m. CLOSING REMARKS A NOTE ABOUT REGISTERING Multi-part workshops are labeled (Part 1) and (Part 2). Part 2 is a continuation of the earlier session and not a repeated session. If the title is the same, Part 1 is a prerequisite to attend Part 2. 6

8 GENERAL SESSION DESCRIPTIONS September 11th: Ten Years Later Survivor Panel: Thomas Forbes, Survivor; Tom Frost, Family Member; Cathie Ong-Herrera, Family Member; Steve Silva, World Trade Center Survivor Moderator: Anita Ahuja, Division Manager and September 11th Services Manager, California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board Ten years after the terrorist attacks that shook our nation, victims and those who helped them in the aftermath of this national and personal tragedy share their experience and insight, and offer their perspectives on how we can respond effectively to these events. This panel includes family members of those who died on September 11th and individuals who survived the attacks. Ms. Ahuja s experience includes managing grants, support groups and services for September 11th victims in California, managing the Policy and Training Section for the California Victim Compensation Program and working as Program Manager for the Government Claims Program. Ms. Ahuja currently serves as the Division Manager for Legislation and Public Affairs at the California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board. She is also the Ombudsman for Crime Victims. Victims of Technology: Keeping our Kids Safe Online Angie Jones, Senior Special Agent, Kansas Bureau of Investigation In this age of technology, our children are more vulnerable than ever. While we recognize the risk of online predators, new technology presents additional challenges to keeping children safe. This workshop will discuss current trends seen in investigations involving children and how they are using technology. SSA Jones will draw on her work with the Federal Bureau of Investigation s Cyber Crimes Task Force to share information and case examples on the issues of sexting, production of child pornography, and social networking. Senior Special Agent Angie Jones has been employed by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation since May SSA Jones has worked a variety of investigations and in 2003 was assigned to work with the Federal Bureau of Investigation s Cyber Crimes Task Force. SSA Jones has worked hundreds of investigations involving child exploitation, child pornography, and domestic minor sex trafficking. SSA Jones has also served as the Crisis Negotiator Team Leader and Peer Support Program Manager for the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. She is also certified as a forensic interviewer by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Promise Not to Tell Kellie and Kathie Henderson; Detective William Riddle, Exploited and Missing Child Unit, Wichita Police Department; Marc Bennett, Sedgwick County Deputy District Attorney The brothers began molesting their sisters before the girls reached Kindergarten. Their mother did little to stop the abuse, and when their father found out, he also raped the girls. Kellie and Kathie will share their story of sexual, physical and emotional abuse and how they were eventually removed from their home and placed in foster care. Kellie and Kathie s story was featured in a three part series in The Wichita Eagle and on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Detective Riddle and Mr. Bennett will present information on this case including interviewing the victims, interviewing and charging the suspects, and sentencing of the suspects. Photo: Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle Kellie earned an Associate of Science degree from Barton County Community College. She attends Fort Hays State University and is pursuing a degree in social work. Kathie attends Ozark Christian College and is majoring in counseling. Detective William Riddle was the lead investigator on the case and is a 26 year veteran with the Wichita Police Department. Marc Bennett is assigned as the Deputy District Attorney in charge of Trial Division II, devoted to the prosecution of sex crimes, domestic violence, and elder abuse. 7

9 GENERAL SESSION DESCRIPTIONS Why Teens Kill Phil Chalmers, Author, TV Personality, Police Trainer, Holmes County, Ohio Mr. Chalmers will take attendees inside the mind of a teen killer by sharing what he has learned from interviewing over 200 teen killers, serial killers and sexual predators. He will teach attendees the top 10 reasons juveniles kill, the types of teen killers, the warning signs that were missed and how we can keep our schools and communities safe. This session is filled with media, including crime scene photos, original videos, interrogation videos and more. The content is graphic and could be disturbing to some attendees. Phil Chalmers, America s leading authority on juvenile homicide and juvenile mass murder, has been studying youth culture and teen murder for 25 years. He has interviewed Charles Manson, David Berkowitz, Pearl shooter Luke Woodham, Paducah shooter Michael Carneal, and Jonesboro shooter Mitchell Johnson. His work has been featured on Montel Williams and Howard Stern, as well as the E! Network shows Billionaire Crime Scenes and Too Young to Kill. He is the author of numerous books and documentaries including, Inside the Mind of a Teen Killer and True Lies: 40 Lies That are Killing This Generation. He assists the Holmes County Sheriff s Department with juvenile diversion and is a youth advocate and positive voice for today s young people. He provides school assemblies on bullying, substance abuse and teen violence training. B Responding to Victims of Crime with CARE (Compassion, Assistance, Respect and Empathy) William McCoy, President, The McCoy Company, Columbus, Ohio This interactive, experiential presentation will cover several topics, including: 1) responding to crime victims three major needs; 2) empowering, building trust and overcoming communication barriers with crime victims; and 3) engendering respect and building alliances with crime victims and others. This presentation will increase your cultural competency, increase your knowledge of the perceptual process and how it influences interactions and decisions and improve your communication with crime victims and other first responders. William McCoy, president of The McCoy Company, is a recognized expert and long-time consultant to the U.S. Department of Justice on crime victim services, violence against women, youth gang reduction, and disproportionate minority contact with juvenile justice systems. He is also an originator and leading proponent of violence interruption programming. Mr. McCoy established The McCoy Company in 1985 as a personal services consulting firm specializing in planning, training, and development following a 12 year career in public service highlighted by two White House appointments and work with several national think tanks. He is a published author, award-winner, profiled in Who s Who in the World and elsewhere. 8

10 WORKSHOP SESSION DESCRIPTIONS Wednesday, April 11th Workshop Session I 10:15-11:45 a.m. Workshop 1 Understanding the Immediate and Long- Term Effects of Childhood Trauma Debby Brookstein, MSW, LCSW, LSCSW, Family Therapist and Lisa Spector, MD, Assistant Professor, Child Abuse Pediatrics, Children s Mercy Hospital This presentation will review various types of trauma, including child physical abuse, child sexual abuse, neglect and domestic violence and the effects of trauma on children. Time will be spent discussing the medical, social and psychological implications, both immediately following the trauma and in the future. Symptoms, assessment, and treatment recommendations will be discussed. Workshop 2 Domestic Violence and Trauma (Part 1) Dr. Wes Jones, Clinical Director, Mental Health Center of East Central Kansas Intimate partners batter between two and four million women of all ages, races and classes in the U.S. each year. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) studies have found that battered women often meet the diagnostic criteria for PTSD. This workshop will present an in-depth overview of PTSD symptoms and domestic violence and potential brief interventions for the effects of PTSD. Workshop 3 Providing Accessible, Informed Services to Crime Victims of Sexual and Domestic Violence with Disabilities Shelby Grau, Disabilities Advocacy Coordinator, Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence; Stephanie Sanford, Disability and Violence Advocacy Coordinator, Kansas Association of Centers for Independent Living Persons with disabilities are victimized by crime at rates at least equal to, and in some cases, higher than, persons without disabilities. Physically and attitudinally accessible systems and services are critical components of safety and support for crime victims with disabilities. This workshop will address how systems and professionals can provide accessible, informed services from the first point of contact through the provision of services. A question and answer session will allow participants to work through challenges they face in providing services to victims with disabilities. Workshop 4 Understanding the Domestic Violence Designation Law Kelly Shand-Adams, Instructor of Police, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center; Sara-Rust Martin, Criminal Justice Projects Attorney, Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence; Travis Harrod, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Kansas Attorney General This presentation will focus on changes for criminal justice professionals as a result of the Domestic Violence Designation Law that took effect July 1, Presenters will identify considerations and best practices for professionals when applying the designation law. Workshop 5 Now What? Teen Dating Violence Resources Laura Burton, Public Education Coordinator, YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment, Topeka, KS Schools and youth organizations are often cautious about addressing teen dating violence. This workshop will discuss effective programs to prevent teen dating violence as well as best practices for supporting victims and holding perpetrators accountable. Workshop 6 Mandatory Reporting and Other Ethical Challenges: Considerations for Victim Advocates (Part 1) Lindy Russell, Victim-Witness Coordinator and Dorthy Stucky Halley, Director of Victim Services Division, Office of the Kansas Attorney General This workshop will provide three hours of ethics training to advocates using scenarios that have created challenges for victim-witness, child, domestic violence and sexual assault advocates. This will be an interactive workshop with a focus on everyday advocacy work. Participants will use model strategies to resolve ethical dilemmas. Workshop 7 Identity Theft and Other Financial Crimes Against the Elderly Loren Snell, Deputy Attorney General and Jackie Williams, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Kansas Attorney General This workshop will focus on the growing number of incidents of identity theft and the various forms it takes. Presenters will also discuss other financial crimes and scams targeting the elderly, how to identify when these crimes have been committed, and identify various resources that are available for victims of such crimes. 9

11 WORKSHOP SESSION DESCRIPTIONS Wednesday, April 11th Workshop Session II 1:15 2:45 p.m. Workshop 8 Youth Panel: Children of Prisoners, Children of Promise: Overcoming the Adversity Youth Panel; David Sherman, Chief Development Officer, Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters Moderator David Sherman will interview a panel of young people with incarcerated parents. Panelists will talk about their experiences, describe the challenges they have faced and what has helped them overcome these challenges. Participants will have an opportunity to talk with panelists and discuss the impact of parental incarceration. Strategies will be offered for those who work with children of the incarcerated. Workshop 9 Domestic Violence and Trauma (Part 2) Continuation of Workshop 2. Workshop 10 Healthcare Issues in Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking Diana Schunn, RN, BSN, SANE-A, SANE-P, Executive Director, Child Advocacy Center of Sedgwick County Law enforcement and social services often provide unified services for the recovery of victims of sexual exploitation and trafficking. This workshop will illustrate the variety of health conditions that may occur or be exacerbated when a person is a victim of sexual exploitation, and how those concerns can be address to provide the best possible outcome. Workshop 11 Wrap Around Safety Planning: Multi- Agency Approach Camie Borsdorf, Liaison Supervisor, Office of Victim Services, Kansas Department of Corrections A mock wrap around session will teach participants the multi-agency approach of the new KDOC Wrap Around Safety Plan Process available to crime victims with safety concerns when an offender releases back into the community. Community partners from past wrap around sessions will answer questions regarding their role in the wrap around process and how to keep victims safe. Workshop 12 DUI Law Changes in Kansas Karen Smart, Victim, Victim Advocate, Kansas MADD; Lori Marshall, Victim Advocate, Kansas MADD; Karen Wittman, Kansas Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor, Kansas Traffic Safety Resource Office and Office of the Kansas Attorney General The new Kansas DUI law will be presented and discussed in detail, including ignition interlock device requirements, and fine structures. In addition, Kansas MADD will provide a presentation on their victim services program that serves victims of impaired drivers. Workshop 13 Meeting the Needs of Victims of Mass Terrorism Anita Ahuja, Division Manager and Ombudsman, Legislation and Public Affairs, California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board This workshop will identify the needs of victims of mass terrorist incidents as identified from past domestic and international terrorist events. The facilitator will discuss how victim services professionals can respond effectively and provide an outline for a response plan. Of particular focus will be the long-term needs of victims of terrorism. This interactive workshop will describe what types of assistance have been offered in the past, what has helped victims of terrorism, and what has hindered them in their healing process. Workshop 14 Mandatory Reporting and Other Ethical Challenges: Considerations for Victim Advocates (Part 2) Continuation of workshop 6. Thursday, April 12th Workshop Session IV 10:00 11:30 a.m. Workshop 15 Coaching Boys Into Men: Reaching Young Men and Boys through Athletics to Prevent/ Reduce Violence Brian Porch, Domestic Violence Court Advocate, Johnson County District Attorney s Office; Andre Tyler, Director, Juvenile Court Services, Johnson County Court Services; Ellen Olsson, Prevention-Education Coordinator, Safe Homes, Inc, Winfield, KS Coaching boys into men is a primary prevention effort focused on the behaviors/attitudes of boys/men that perpetuate a culture of gender inequity, disrespect, verbal/emotional abuse and violence directed at girls and women. By highlighting these issues and attitudes, C.B.I.M. enjoins boys and men to play a direct role in preventing the development or perpetuation of behaviors in a positive way. It encourages them to capitalize on their role-model status in the lives of young athletes/ students while establishing a behavioral standards foundation that can ultimately act to reduce violence in the community. 10

12 WORKSHOP SESSION DESCRIPTIONS Workshop 16 Deployment Stress and Family Violence Tychelle Jones, Lead Victim Advocate, Fort Riley Victim Advocacy Program; Dr. Wes Jones, Clinical Director, Mental Health Center of East Central Kansas This workshop will focus on the stressors military families are faced with around the deployment cycle. This includes pre-deployment, deployment and postdeployment stressors. Information about the Army s multidisciplinary response to victims and perpetrators of domestic violence and child abuse will be provided. Information on how victim services assist in accessing mental health and legal resources to support families in times of crisis will also be highlighted. Workshop 17 Addressing Human Trafficking in Kansas: A Collaborative Model (Part 1) Lieutenant Jeff Weible, Supervisor, Exploited and Missing Children Unit/Internet Crimes Against Children, Wichita Police Department; Karen Countryman- Roswurm, Coordinator, Anti-Trafficking/Anti-Sexual Exploitation Roundtable for Community Action, Instructor, Wichita State University; Christine Ladner, Chair, Human Trafficking Advisory Board and Assistant Attorney General; Dorthy Stucky Halley, Director, Victim Services, Office of the Kansas Attorney General Addressing human trafficking effectively requires a collaborative effort among law enforcement, prosecutors, victim advocates and nongovernmental organizations within our Kansas communities. This workshop, presented by members of the Attorney General s Human Trafficking Advisory Board, will address the scope of the problem, primary challenges in protecting and assisting victims within Kansas communities and the successes and challenges in investigating and prosecuting traffickers in our state. Workshop 18 The Role of Victims in Major Prosecutions Kevin O Connor, Special Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Kansas Attorney General This workshop will discuss the challenges that victims and/or victims families face in high profile cases. Special circumstances will be discussed, including the involvement of media, advocate and prosecutorial considerations. 11 Workshop 19 Engendering Respect: A Violence Interruption Experience William McCoy, President, The McCoy Company Engendering Respect will give participants an experiential introduction to a unique approach to foster healing and recovery among crime victims, perpetrators and those who serve them. It draws from the highly acclaimed Violence Interruption Experience (VIE) training a highimpact approach to attitudinal and behavioral change originally developed and still used with hardcore offenders. It has been used to present the issues of dating, gang and other forms of violence to thousands of people, including the National Football League. Workshop 20 Why Teens Kill: The Cults, Gangs and Violent Media Phil Chalmers, Author, TV Personality, Police Trainer, Holmes County, Ohio This workshop will discuss teens involved in cults and gangs and why they commit murder. A dose of youth culture will also be provided, as attendees become familiarized with today s teen entertainment, including video games, music and movies. Workshop 21 The Economic Impact of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault on Victims (Part 1) Melena Sparkman, Economic Justice Team Leader; Karen Peterson, OARS Field Director; Rebekah Moses, OARS Advocacy Coordinator, Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence This workshop will explore how the economic status of domestic and sexual violence survivors can be dramatically impacted by criminal acts. It will also examine why the crime itself and the after-effects may have detrimental consequences to survivors economic situations. This workshop will explore the available resources and information that may help reduce the economic impact of these crimes on survivors. Thursday, April 12th Workshop Session IV 1:00 2:30 p.m. Workshop 22 Child Sexual Abuse Investigations Susan Gile, Program Administrator, Family and Community Supports, Kansas Department for Children and Families and Co-Presenter, TBD This workshop will provide an overview of a typical child sexual abuse investigation conducted by SRS. Participants will walk through a sexual abuse investigation from intake to finding, service provision and possible prosecution. The team approach to these investigations will be discussed.

13 WORKSHOP SESSION DESCRIPTIONS Workshop 23 The Economic Impact of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault on Victims (Part 2) Continuation of workshop 21. Hands-on activity. Workshop 24 Addressing Human Trafficking in Kansas: A Collaborative Model (Part 2) Continuation of workshop 17. Workshop 25 Justice Delayed, Denied or Delivered Kyle Smith, Deputy Director, Kansas Bureau of Investigation This workshop reviews current capacities in forensic sciences within the Kansas Bureau of Investigation and Kansas law enforcement community. Discussion will include the impact current capacities have on filing, trial delays and its impact on victims, as well as solutions to these problems. Workshop 26 Understanding the Role of Community- Based Advocates and Prosecutor-Based Victim Assistance Staff Shirley Fessler, Statewide SANE/SART Coordinator; Sara Rust-Martin, Director of Legal and Policy, Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence; Brian Porch, Domestic Violence Court Advocate, Johnson County, KS District Attorney s Office This training will focus on identifying the different roles of community-based advocates and prosecutor-based victim assistance staff, safety planning with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault within these roles, and creating a working relationship between these community-based advocates and prosecutor-based staff. This workshop will include discussion, Q and A, and small-group work. Point of Contact, The Adjutant General s Department, Kansas Emergency Management and Homeland Security Dynamic Deliveries goes beyond the basic presentation skills discussed at the 2011 conference and focuses on adult learning principles and styles, development of effective training content and strategies to enhance your training with energy and excitement. This interactive workshop will give participants the opportunity to work in small groups applying the concepts and principles discussed. Workshop 29 Managing Grant Projects Awarded by the Governor s Grants Program Jill Stewart, Financial Officer and Erica Haas, Attorney, Governor s Grants Program This workshop is for current and prospective subgrantees of funds administered by the Governor s Grants Program and will provide a broad overview of the requirements that go along with a grant project award. Discussion will include both state and federal grant requirements, civil rights compliance, fiscal monitoring and reporting, maintenance of accurate time and activity records, reporting programmatic data and outcomes and retention of supporting documentation. Workshop 27 Crime Victim Compensation: Financial Assistance at a Time of Need Frank Henderson, Executive Director, Kansas Crime Victim Compensation Board This session provides an overview of the Crime Victim Compensation Board including the application process, eligibility requirements, benefits and limits. This interactive workshop will provide answers to every question you may have regarding the Crime Victim Compensation Board. This is a must attend for those helping victims obtain financial assistance. Workshop 28 Dynamic Deliveries: How to Deliver a Dynamic Training Paula Phillips, State Training Officer, SAA Training 12

14 CONFERENCE INFORMATION ADDITIONAL CONFERENCE INFORMATION Continuing Education Credit Participants will receive signed certificates of attendance, which state the name of the presentation, the presenter(s) and the date and the time of each presentation. Conference attendees are responsible for applying for any continuing education credit that might be available for attending the Annual Crime Victims' Rights Conference and the Preconference Institute. Organizational Meetings The Kansas Organization for Victim Assistance will hold a meeting during the conference. Contact Information If you have any questions regarding the conference, please contact: Tracy Khounsavanh (785) Special Arrangements All conference facilities comply with the applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you require special accommodations, including sign language interpretation, please indicate this on your conference registration form. Conference Dress Conference attire is business casual. We recommend dressing in layers as meeting room temperatures vary. 13

15 REGISTRATION FORM Due Monday, April 2nd at 5:00 p.m. Select your registration choice below: Early bird pricing register on or before March 23, 2012 and save! KCSDV PRECONFERENCE INSTITUTE TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012 Early registration... $75 Regular registration.. $85 REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES: *Six-hour training *Training materials *Continental breakfast *Lunch CONFERENCE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11 AND THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2012 Early registration. $70 Regular registration.. $80 REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES: *Choice of four workshops *Five general sessions *Conference materials and handouts *Two lunches CONFERENCE AND KCSDV PRECONFERENCE INSTITUTE: APRIL 10-12, 2012 Early registration... $140 Regular registration. $160 Name: Address: City, State, Zip: Daytime phone: Fax: address: Agency: Special Needs- Please note any special needs, dietary or other: A separate registration form is required for each conference participant. Feel free to duplicate this form. PLEASE COMPLETE REVERSE SIDE 14

16 REGISTRATION FORM Due Monday, April 2nd at 5:00 p.m. Name WORKSHOP SELECTIONS Indicate your workshop selections for each session (indicate 1st, 2nd and 3rd choices). Attendance at each workshop is limited. Register early to improve your chance of receiving your 1st choice. Every effort will be made to accommodate your workshop choices, but all workshops are subject to change or cancellation. Wednesday, April 11 Workshop Options 1st Choice 2nd Choice 3rd Choice Session I 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Session II 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 Thursday, April 12 Workshop Options 1st Choice 2nd Choice 3rd Choice Session III 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 Session IV 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 PAYMENT INFORMATION Payment Information: Check Enclosed V MC Amex Disc State Interfund Voucher Name as it appears on card Exp. Date / Card Number CVC # (3 digits on back of card) THIS REGISTRATION FORM WILL SERVE AS YOUR INVOICE Make checks payable to the Office of the Governor, referring to the Crime Victims' Rights Conference in the memo. Tax ID number for payment is HOW TO REGISTER... MAIL form and payment to 900 SW Jackson Landon State Office Building, Room 304N Topeka, Kansas Or FAX form to Attention: Tracy Khounsavanh Or form as attachment to print, scan & PDF fillable forms found online at Credit card payments will not be accepted through . Please mail or fax all registrations with credit card payments. Cancellations received on or before April 11th will receive a full refund. Hotel Information Reservations and payment should be made directly to the Capitol Plaza Hotel: or Mention the "Crime Victims' Rights Conference" to ensure you receive the conference rate of $81-$91 for single-quadruple occupancy. Discounted rates will be offered until Friday, March 23, Reservation requests received after this cut-off date will be accepted and confirmed upon availability at the hotel's current room rate. 15

17 2013 CONFERENCE Mark Your Calendars for Next Year s Conference! 16th Annual Crime Victims Rights Conference April 3-4, 2013 Hyatt Regency Hotel Wichita, Kansas 16

18 Office of the Governor Governor s Grants Program Landon State Office Building Room 304 N 900 SW Jackson Street Topeka, Kansas Presorted Standard U.S. Postage Pd. Topeka, KS Permit No. 157

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