Dr. Steve Kopetskie will present an overview of the sex offender civil commitment process and Sexually Violent Persons program at Sand Ridge Secure Treatment Center in Mauston, WI. He will describe sexual recidivism risk assessment procedures, treatment goals and methods, and the legal processes pertaining to civil commitment, supervised release, and discharge. SRSTC also offers […]
The presentation will allow the audience to better understand the substantial impact of domestic violence, better understand the emotional and physical effects of domestic violence, along with discuss and understand the medical screening process when dealing with a domestic violence victim. They will also learn how to increase ability to “Recognize, Respond, & Refer” to […]
Is Molly in your community? Are kids using bricks? How about vaping? Did you have the cold water or cinnamon challenge yet? These are just some of the new threats facing our communities. This presentation will cover some of the new drugs threat along with other alarming activities of this new generation and what can […]
Thank you to Karen Moore-SAFE Fund Administrator and Kathy Zupan – Program Director, Crime Victim Compensation Program for presenting on Crime Victim Compensation and WI SAFE Fund: Eligibility criteria, costs covered/not-covered, process to submit a claim, and how the SAFE Fund and CVC work together to assist victims. You can view their presentation here for […]
National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is a time to honor victims of crime and all who serve them. Please join us next week for the Attorney General’s National Crime Victims’ Rights Week ceremony at the Wisconsin State Capitol on Friday, April 7 at 12:00 p.m.
We are happy to announce that we now are offering tee shirts and tote bags for the 14th Annual Helen Kelly Conference! Shirts are available for $26 in Women’s and Men’s cuts in the following colors: Grey, Pink, Blue and Red. Totes are available for $10 in Black, Green and Yellow. To view merchandise and get […]
The Wisconsin Department of Justice Office of Crime Victim Services is exploring ways to establish wraparound legal networks throughout Wisconsin to help ensure that crime victims’ rights are enforced and that they receive the broad range of legal services needed to help rebuild their lives in the aftermath of crime. We are convening a series […]
Did you know that you can purchase a WI IAFN carry all tote for just $25! Limited quantities remain. Free delivery to the Helen Kelly Conference this May. Bags can be shipped to you for additional charge. Contact Brenda at firstname.lastname@example.org to place your order today!
I Am Jane Doe chronicles the epic battle that several American mothers are waging on behalf of their middle-school daughters, victims of sex-trafficking on Backpage.com, the adult classifieds section that for years was part of the Village Voice. Reminiscent of Erin Brockovich and Karen Silkwood, these mothers have stood up on behalf of thousands of […]
Pease join us for our 14th Annual Helen Kelly Conference to be held in Steven’s Point! The Helen Kelly Annual Forensic Conference is named after one of our leading pioneers of forensic work in Wisconsin. For more than 20 years, Helen J. Kelly was at the heart of caring for victims of sexual assault and […]
New educational opportunities have been posted as well as updated information to our quarterly meetings for our chapter. Make sure you check out the Educational Opportunities and Upcoming Chapter Meeting Tab at the top of our page for more info!
Today we were honored to have Ranee Wright present to our group along with nursing students from UW-Oshkosh on the role of a Correctional Forensic Nurse. For those of you interested in becoming a Correctional Nurse or would like more information, here is Ranee’s presentation. Ranee Wright Correctional-Nursing Power Point Presentation
If it looks like these two know how to have a good time, then you should join our board for even more fun! Open positions include: President Elect 3-year commitment (President Elect -> President -> Immediate Past President) Works with the President to learn the Presidential role and responsibilities Assists the President with their […]
Election season is upon us! Please consider a position on the Board! To nominate yourself and/or someone else, please click on the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JSBMLHV NOMINATION APPLICATIONS END SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2016 YOU MAY SUBMIT MORE THAN 1 NOMINATION FORM. PLEASE RE-ENTER THE APPLICATION TO DO THIS. President Elect 3-year commitment (President Elect -> […]
There have been several new additions (and a few changes) to the OCVS Grants Team. Leah Varnadoe is the new VAWA Grants Support Specialist (VAWA STOP and SASP), and started on September 6th. Courtney Gordon will be joining us on September 19th as the Grants Support Specialist for the VOCA and SAVS Grants. Cindy […]