The Wisconsin Chapter of the International Association of Forensic Nurses was honored to be present at today’s press release regarding a new bill detailing the collection and processing of Forensic Evidence Collection Kits for patients across Wisconsin. Below is the response from our chapter regarding this bill. “As a State Chapter of an International Association […]
Did you miss the 2018 Helen Kelly Conference? Don’t worry! Keynote Speaker Michelle Viste, Executive Director of Wisconsin DOJ’s Office of Crime Victim Services, has shared her “Testimony for the Forensic Nurse: How to Prepare and Testify as a Witness” Presentation. Take a look at her presentation here!
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Did you miss the March 2018 Chapter Meeting? Here’s some resources! Child Life Presentation Top 10 things you need to know when working with pediatric victims of sexual abuse
All Day Advanced SANE Conference September 14, 2018 8:00 am – 5:00 pm $50 for MN IAFN members $60 for non-members Unity Auditorium, Fridley, MN Topics include: In-depth look at HIV and hepatitis B&C Deep dive into the medications we offer our sexually assaulted patients, including antibiotics, HIV PEP, and emergency contraception STI testing and […]
Leadership and Lobby Days (April 16-17) are just around the corner! Wisconsin Forensic Nursing Leaders Colleen O’brien and Jacqueline Callari Robinson would like to sponsor one Wisconsin Forensic Nurse to attend Lobby Days this year in Washington D.C. Registration costs will be covered. Room will be shared with Jacqui, with the cost free to the attendee. […]
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 email@example.com 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 […]