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Violent Crime and Human Trafficking Conference

Aug
12
Tue
Aug 12, 2014
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Washington Pavilion
Sioux Falls, SD

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13
Wed
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Washington Pavilion
Sioux Falls, SD
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14
Thu
Thursday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Washington Pavilion
Sioux Falls, SD
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The Department of Justice and Avera Violent Crime and Human Trafficking Conference Conference has been specifically designed to highlight standards of compassionate care for victims of crime, including human trafficking and sexual assault, and promote coordination of that care among providers, advocates, policy makers, and law enforcement. INTENDED AUDIENCE Physicians, mid-level practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, social workers, counselors, administrators, law enforcement, advocates, policy makers, and community members.

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Registration fees $10

Cancellations are not refundable; however substitution participants may be made at any time.  Please note that if you do not cancel and do not attend, you are still responsible for payment.

 

Description

The Department of Justice and Avera Violent Crime and Human Trafficking Conference has been specifically designed to highlight standards of compassionate care for victims of crime, including human trafficking and sexual assault, and promote coordination of that care among providers, advocates, policy makers, and law enforcement.

Message from the Benedictine & Presentation Sisters

 

Department of Justice and Avera Violent Crime and Human Trafficking Conference

August 12, 2014

Washington Pavilion – Mary W. Sommervold Hall

8:30a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Target audience on August 12th:  Physicians, nurses, advocates, social workers, counselors, other health are professionals and the public

AGENDA

8:30 a.m.              Introduction

Emcees:

Deb Fischer-Clemens, MHA, BSN, RNSr. VP Public Policy, Avera

Tad Jacobs, DO, CMO Avera Medical Group                      

God Bless America: Shawn Cable 

Welcome and Prayer

Sr. Mary Thomas, Sr. VP Mission, Avera McKennan 

8:45 a.m.              Human Trafficking and Sexual Assault in South Dakota

                                Brendan Johnson, US Attorney, Sioux Falls

  • Discuss the history of human trafficking and sexual assault in the region
  • Summarize the current status of human trafficking and sexual assault in the region
  • Identify future trends of human trafficking and sexual assault in the region

9:15 a.m.              The Perspective from Providers

                                Rick Kooima, MD – Avera Medical Group McGreevy

                                Steve Lindquist, MSW, Asst. Vice President, Avera Behavioral Health

  • Review how to conduct a holistic assessment on victims of sexual assault
  • Explore best practices in offering compassionate care for victims of sexual assault and human trafficking

10:15 a.m. Break                 

10:30 a.m.           Nurse’s View

                                Carna Atherton-Pray, MSN, RN, Director of Emergency and Critical Care Services, Avera St. Luke’s

                                Robyn Haliburton, RN, CCN, SANE, Emergency Department, Avera St. Luke’s

  • Discuss ways to identify victims of sexual assault and human trafficking
  • Identify groups at high risk of sexual assault and human trafficking
  • Explore best practices in offering compassionate care for victims of sexual assault and human trafficking

11:30                     The Patient’s Needs

                                Tess Franzen, Director of Human Rights Division, Family Heritage Alliance

  • Explain how to best advocate for victims of crime

12:30 p.m.           Lunch

                                Washington Pavilion Concourse

1:30 p.m.             Practicing Reality: Human Trafficking Happens

                                Panel followed by Role Play

                                Cameron Corey, S.D. Division of Criminal Investigation

Krista Heeren-Graber, MS, BSW, Executive Director, SD Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault

                                Dan Rafferty, JD, Office of General Counsel, Avera

                                Steve Lindquist, MSW, Asst. Vice President, Avera Behavioral Health

  • Discuss best practices in handling common situations in the ER involving victims of human trafficking/sexual assault
  • List keys to coordinating a multi-disciplinary team’s response to crimes involving human trafficking/sexual assault

Moderated by Deb Fischer-Clemens

3:00 p.m.             Break

3:20 p.m.             The Public’s Responsibility: Policy, Awareness, and Process (Remarkable Conversations)

                                Brendan Johnson

Katherine Chon, currently Sr. Advisor on Trafficking in Persons, founder of the Polaris Project

Tad Jacobs, DO

Deb Soholt, RN, State Senator, District 13, Avera Women’s

Moderated by Deb Fischer-Clemens, MHA, BSN, RN

  • Discuss human trafficking protocols which provide the best possible compassionate care for victims
  • Discuss community responsibility in relation to sexual assault and human trafficking crimes

4:50 p.m.             Evaluation and Closing

                                Deb Fischer-Clemens, MHA, BSN, RN

                                Tad Jacobs, DO

Continuing Education:

This conference has been approved to offer 6.5 hours for counselors and marriage and family therapists; for social workers; and for nursing facility administrators.

 

Application has been made for continuing education for physicians to Avera. Avera is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education for physicians.

 

Application has been made for continuing education for nurses to Avera. Avera is an approved provider by the Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Please call Vickie Zirkle-Worlie at 605-322-8950 for more information.

Instructor(s)

  • Speakers per Workshop Agenda

Contact

Avera Events Coordinator at 605-322-4645 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location Instructor
1. Tue, August 12 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Washington Pavilion Speakers per Workshop Agenda

Location Details

  • Washington Pavilion
    301 S Main Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104

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