National Sexual Assault Conference

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TAASA is excited to host the 2017 National Sexual Assault Conference (NSAC) June 7-9 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas. As we prepare conference details, feel free to view the workshop schedule below.

Continuing Education Opportunities

Applications have been submitted for Continuing Education for the following professions: Law Enforcement (TCOLE), LPC, Social Worker, and Attorney.

Workshop Schedule

June 7 – Opening Plenary

8:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Session Title Speakers Room
1
Juliet Hooker, Ph.D Chantilly Ballroom
2
Amita Swadhin Chantilly Ballroom

June 7 – Breakout #1

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Track Title Speakers Room
CDC/NSVRC Prevention
Josie Serrata, Maya Pilgrim Madrid
Leadership African American TBD Manchester
Q. Olivia Rivers Metropolitan
Sandra Harrell Peacock Terrace
Kim Day, Diane Daiber Ming
Monique Ferrell Miro
CDC/NSVRC Prevention
Evelyn Smith Monet Ballroom
CDC/NSVRC Prevention
Yeakle Colleen Morocco
Spanish
Katryn Duarte, Elizabeth Balcarcel Coral
LifeSpan Project
Ethleen Iron Cloud-Two Dogs Emerald
UPSAT
Julie L. German, J.D. Governors
Julianna Koob Senators
JDI
Vivian Jojola, Lara Stemple, Erica Gammill Sapphire
Raliance
Dr. Ryan Shields Topaz
Rachel Crooks, Kristina Miller Wedgwood Room

June 7 – Breakout #2

1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Track Title Speakers Room
CDC/NSVRC Prevention
Pam Brown, Sarah DeGue, Katie Jones Madrid
Leadership LGBTQ TBD Manchester
Laramie Gorbett, Alex Perotti Metropolitan
Alesha Istvan, Morgan J Curtis Peacock Terrace
Jenny Black, Susan Hays Ming
Richard Saenz, M. Currey Cook, Megan Mooney, Ph.D. Miro
Jessica Moreno, Melanie Ramirez, Tim Love Monet Ballroom
CDC/NSVRC Prevention
JP Przewoznik, Kia Thacker Morocco
Spanish
Lorena Isela Garcia Coral
LifeSpan Project
Tracy D. Wright Emerald
UPSAT
Jennifer Thompson, Heather McDonald Governors
TBD Senators
JDI
Vivian Jojola, Vannessa Sapien, Jessica Seipel Sapphire
Comache Fairbanks Topaz
Kimber Nicoletti-Martinez Wedgwood Room

June 7 – Breakout #3

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Track Title Speakers Room
CDC/NSVRC Prevention
Lindsay McDaniel Mapp, Cheyenne Jacobs Madrid
Leadership People with Disabilities TBD Manchester
Laramie Gorbett, Alex Perotti Metropolitan
Alesha Istvan, Morgan J Curtis Peacock Terrace
Katrina Stewart Ming
Richard Saenz, M. Currey Cook, Megan Mooney, Ph.D. Miro
CDC/NSVRC Prevention
Itzel Padron Zuniga, Seth Backham Monet Ballroom
CDC/NSVRC Prevention
Leah Wentworth, Loren Cunningham, Morocco
Spanish
Laura Zárate Coral
LifeSpan Project
Tracy D. Wright, Enid Z. Melendez Emerald
UPSAT
Jennifer Thompson, Heather McDonald Governors
Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative
Cat Fribley, Valerie Davis, Nicole Matthews, Melissa Schmisek, Stephanie Townsend, Katy Conklin,Robin Begay, Mira Yusef Senators
JDI
Linda McFarlane, MSW, LCSW, Prince Nare, Cynthia Totten Sapphire
Nusrat Ameen, Rachna Khare Topaz
TBD Wedgwood Room

June 8 – Plenary

8:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Session Title Speakers Room
1 Unsportsmanlike Conduct: At the Intersection of Sports and Sexual Violence

Jessica Luther Chantilly Ballroom
2 Tackling Institutionalized Indifference: Lessons for SART Leaders from Recent Investigations

Julie German, J.D. Chantilly Ballroom
3 Organizing Farm Workers in Texas

Rebecca Flores Chantilly Ballroom

June 8 – Breakout #4

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Track Title Speakers Room
CDC/NSVRC Prevention
Wendi Siebold Madrid
Leadership Asian Pacific Islander TBD Manchester
Carrie Wachter, Erin Clark Metropolitan
Tracey Jones Peacock Terrace
Leila Wood, PhD, LMSW Ming
FORGE
Linda McFarlane, MSW, LCSW, Morgan Givens Miro
CDC/NSVRC Prevention
Wendi White, La Wanza Lett-Brewington Monet Ballroom
Tonjie Reese Morocco
Spanish
Diego Barrera Coral
LifeSpan Project
Amparo Cruz, Patrick Donovan Emerald
UPSAT
Curtis Clay Governors
Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative
Nicole Matthews, Mira Yusef Senators
JDI
Leah Green, Cynthia Totten, Melanie Barton Sapphire
Raliance
Michael Munson, Loree Cook-Daniels Topaz
Chris Kaiser, Erica Gammill Wedgwood Room

June 8 – Breakout #5

1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Track Title Speakers Room
CDC/NSVRC Prevention
KellyMarie Meek, Matty Smith Madrid
Leadership Latinx TBD Manchester
Stephanie Townsend, PhD Metropolitan
Kristina Miller Peacock Terrace
Self Defense
Patricia Giggans, Darlene DeFour, Meg Stone Ming
FORGE
Michael Munson Miro
Ashleigh Klein-Jimenez Monet Ballroom
CDC/NSVRC Prevention
Madison Jackson, Sundal Ali Morocco
Spanish
Diana Camarillo, Eliana Buenrostro Coral
LifeSpan Project
Maria Jirau-Torres Emerald
UPSAT
Cory Kraft, Haleh Cochran, Josh Arduengo Governors
Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative
Valerie Davis, Mira Yusef Senators
Sahar Pirzada, Henna Khawja Sapphire
Raliance
Lindsay McDaniel Mapp, Ed Heisler, Rebecca Milliman Topaz
TBD Wedgwood Room

June 8 – Breakout #6

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Track Title Speakers Room
CDC/NSVRC Prevention
Meg Foster Madrid
Maya Pilgrim, Denise Loya, Rick Gipprich Manchester
Stephanie Townsend, PhD Metropolitan
Kimber Nicoletti, Nancy Smith, Stephanie Smith Bowman Peacock Terrace
Self Defense
Helen Joseph, Deana Lewis, Darlene DeFour, Victoria Law Ming
FORGE
Michael Munson, Arin Fisher, Kelly Moe Litke, Jane Randel, Rachel Haas, Kim Day Miro
CDC/NSVRC Prevention
Cynthia Keys Monet Ballroom
CDC/NSVRC Prevention
Alex Panagotacos, Lisa Greene Morocco
Spanish
Leslie Moncada-Sauceda, Dilcia Molina, Cristina Perez Coral
LifeSpan Project
Karla Vierthaler Emerald
UPSAT
Bret Jay Lathwell Governors
Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative
Cat Fribley Senators
Elena Aguayo-Aguirre Sapphire
Raliance
Emily Austin, Levette Johnson, Cheyenne Jacobs Topaz
TBD Wedgwood Room

June 9 – Breakout #7

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Track Title Speakers Room
CDC/NSVRC Prevention
Jennifer Jacobsen, MA, MPH Madrid
Leadership Native American TBD Manchester
Stephanie Holt, Eleni Kalmoukos Metropolitan
Jillian Grisel Peacock Terrace
Self Defense Empowerment
Alena Schaim Ming
FORGE
Michael Munson Miro
CDC/NSVRC Prevention
Rose Hennessy Monet Ballroom
CDC/NSVRC Prevention
Caitlin LeMay, Elsabel Rincon Morocco
Spanish
María Cristina Pacheco Alcalá Coral
LifeSpan Project
Jane Fleishman Emerald
Maisha Barrett, Andrea Perry Governors
Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative
Kris Bein, Valerie Davis Senators
Sapphire
Coley Charles, Monica Zinke, Michelle Zinke Topaz
Mira Yusef, Hieu Pham, Yirui Song Wedgwood Room

June 9 – Breakout #8

9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Track Title Speakers Room
Samantha Haynes Madrid
Elizabeth Barnhill, Laurie Schipper Manchester
Anjelia Trujillo, Erin Patterson-Sexson, Rachel Gernat Metropolitan
Jillian Grisel Peacock Terrace
Self Defense Empowerment
Brenda Jones, Lynne Marie Wanamaker, MSW Ming
Terri Poore, MSW Miro
CDC/NSVRC Prevention
Leona Woelk, Danielle Reed, Shannon Hoshnic Monet Ballroom
CDC/NSVRC Prevention
Rebecca Milliman, MSW Morocco
Spanish
María Cristina Pacheco Alcalá Coral
LifeSpan Project
Maia Christopher Emerald
Maisha Barrett, Andrea Perry Governors
Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative
Kris Bein, Cat Fribley Senators
Laura Zárate, Estella De Anda, Agueda Morgan Sapphire
Mark Houlemarde Topaz
Sarah Bear, Marissa Marzano Freitag Wedgwood Room

June 9 – Closing Plenary

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Session Title Speakers Room
1
Nicole Pittman Chantilly Ballroom
2
Wendy Davis Chantilly Ballroom