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EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Learn about trainings, webinars, events, and resources for professionals responding
to sexual assault of American Indian and Alaska Native people.

With our organization’s mission always in mind, we present relevant educational opportunities to tribal community providers that may be helpful in your process to help victims of sexual assault. We strive to find new strategies for delivering training needs for complex circumstances being in remote communities for tribal health care providers, victim advocates, health aides, tribal courts, prosecutors, and other providers serving American Indians and Alaska Natives, and addressing the challenges victims face in tribal communities.

Upcoming Webinars, Trainings and Events

 February

Healing & Wellness for Indigenous Men & Boys

Date: February 13 - 15, 2024

Where: Embassy Suites by Hilton Phoenix | Address: 4400 S Rural Rd Tempe, AZ  85282

Hosted by: Southwest Indigenous Women's Coalition (SWIWC)

This is a FREE regional training for service providers and anyone wanting to learn more about healing & wellness for Indigenous men & boys. SWIWC is hosting a three-day regional training entitled, Healing & Wellness for Indigenous Men & Boys, on February 13-15, 2024. This training will be facilitated by: 

  • Lenny Hayes, Tate Topa Consulting

  • Jeremy Neville-Sorell, Wica Agli

  • Greg Grey Cloud, Wica Agli

  • Jesse Leon

 

This training will cover topics and programming around:

  • Cultural & Spiritual Aspect of Healing

  • Men's Talking Circle 

  • Men's Programing

  • Men's Survivor Panel

  • Mental Health

  • Sexual Violence against Males

  • Toxic Masculinity 

  • Sex and Human Trafficking 

  • Missing and murdered of Indigenous Men & Boys

 

Scholarships are available to attend this three-day training!  Scholarships include lodging, meals, and mileage for participants traveling from outside the Phoenix area (50 miles or more).  If you are interested in attending this in person training and need assistance with travel costs, please click here to complete the scholarship application: Scholarship Application

 

If you have questions, please contact Tania Harvey at tania.harvey@swiwc.org

 

Learn more and register today.

 March

3rd Annual 40-Hour Native Victim Advocacy Virtual Training

Date: March 2024, every Tuesday and Thursday

Where: Virtual Training

Hosted by: Southwest Indigenous Women's Coalition (SWIWC)

The webinar series will take place during the month of March, every Tuesday and Thursday.

 

The intended audience is domestic and sexual violence advocates (at all levels of experience) who would like to expand or refresh their victim advocacy skills. 

The training will include information on enhancing victim services, maintaining confidentiality, mobile advocacy, capacity building, addressing and responding to domestic and sexual violence including the Native LGBTQ+ and Two Spirit community, the missing and murdered, sex trafficking, working with Native youth, working with collaborative partners, and the importance of healing and self-care. 

 

Learn more and register today.

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