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2014-Investigating and Prosecuting Sexual Assault and Stalking: Beyond the Basics
Atlanta, Georgia
September 11 - 12, 2014
Space is limited. Payment must be received in full to reserve your spot.

**Unfortunately, all seats for this conference are filled and registration is closed**

We are deeply sorry you won’t be able to join us for this Regional Training Conference.   You may want to consider attending the one-day Training on Forensic Clinical Response to Victims of Gender-Based Violence – seats are still open for this hands-on training opportunity, although seats are also filling up fast.

Registration is also open for our 2015 International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic violence, and Campus Responses to be held April 7-9 in New Orleans, Louisiana.


Sworn Law Enforcement - No charge

Non-Law Enforcement: 

REFUNDS & CANCELLATION POLICY:  No refunds will be given for this conference.

All participants are responsible for their own travel, lodging, and per diem expenses.

Our regional training conferences are designed to complement our international conference that we host once a year, as well as our OnLine Training Institute (OLTI) and webinar events, to offer a range of training options for professionals in the field. While the annual conference offers an incredible opportunity to hear from as many as 80 leading experts facilitating 48 workshops and 6 plenary sessions -- we continually receive requests to host regional training conferences on a smaller scale, to address the fundamentals of how to improve the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault and domestic violence.  This is consistent with our mission as an organization, which is to inspire and educate those who respond to gender-based violence - with the goal of better supporting victims, holding perpetrators accountable, and ultimately make our communities safer.

Leading national experts will present on a variety of topics, such as:

  • Sexual Assault Dynamics - Effectively Recognizing and Responding to Sexual Assault
  • The Impact of Trauma on Memory and Overcoming Barriers to Successfully Interview Victims of Sexual Assault
  • Start by Believing Public Awareness Campaign
  • Unfounded Cases and False Reports
  • Gang-Related Violence Against Women and Girls
  • VAWA Forensic Compliance
  • Educating Judges and Juries on Victim Behavior in Sexual Assault and Intimate Partner Violence
  • The Use of Technology to Stalk - Intermediate and Advanced Intervention
  • Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assault
  • The Impact of DNA on the Sexual Assault Investigation
  • Investigating Sexual Assault: A Multidisciplinary Collaborative Approach
Who will benefit:
  • Law Enforcement
  • Prosecutors
  • Victim Advocates
  • Judges
  • Parole & Probation
  • Rape Crisis Workers
  • Clergy / Faith Community
  • Educators
  • Therapists
  • Public Health Workers
  • Researchers
  • Social Workers
Joanne Archambault, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, EVAWI, Sergeant San Diego Police Department (Ret.), Colville, WA
Ann Burdges, Director of Communications and Systems Innovation, EVAWI, Atlanta, GA
Rebecca Dreke, MSSW, Senior Program Associate, Stalking Resource Center, National Center for Victims of Crime, Washington, DC
Deirdri Fishel, Detective, State College PD, PA
Victoria Kristiansson, JD, Attorney Advisor, AEquitas, Washington, DC
Kimberly A. Lonsway, PhD, Director of Research, EVAWI, San Luis Obispo, CA

Doubletree by Hilton Buckhead

3342 Peachtree Road NE,
Atlanta, GA, USA 30326

Tel: 404 231 1234    Fax: 404 238 0016

Conference Room Rate:
  • $133 (federal per diem rate) plus tax
  • Complimentary internet in each guest room
  • To take advantage of the conference room rate, reservations must be made by August 21, 2014.

When making individual reservations, please call 404-231-1234 and ask for 2014 Fall Law Enforcement Training.

General Information:

  • $15.00 for overnight self parking
  • $10.00 for day self parking
  • Check in is after 3:00 PM
  • Check out is before 12 noon

Hotel Overview

Enjoy the boutique style of one of the best Buckhead hotels with Southern hospitality and a DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie in the heart of Buckhead at Tower Place. This landmark complex features a one-acre pedestrian park, offices, restaurants, retail and high-rise residential towers. Our DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta - Buckhead is the community’s first hotel to practice green and sustainable initiatives. Stroll through the landscaped park with fountains, statues and benches. Take the hotel’s complimentary shuttle to locations within 3 miles of the hotel. Walk just a few blocks to find shopping at Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza, Atlanta’s premier malls.
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Because of the varying needs and costs associated with CEU’s we are not able to provide them for every discipline. However, if your discipline is not one that we currently provide CEU’s for, we encourage you to keep your attendance certificate and training materials and contact your accreditation agency to find out if there is a way for you to apply for them on your own. 

NURSES:  CEU’s are being provided for nurses through the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #15641, for a total of 13 Contact Hours. 

• Sign in each day on the CEU clipboard for nurses at the registration table.

• Attend trainings and complete evaluations for each day attended.  Return your evaluation form to the basket for nurses on the registration table. 

• After the training, request a CEU certificate by emailing michelle@evawintl.org with your: name, mailing address and license number. We will then check the sign in sheets for your attendance and send you a certificate by email. 

LAW ENFORCEMENT:  16 training hours are being provided for Georgia law enforcement through the Peace Officer Standards and Training Council, Course Number: NBS02G.  
Officers must provide their OKEY on the sign in sheet to get POST credit.
No scholarships available.
No scholarships available.
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