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SEX TRAFFICKING 101
DATE: Tuesday, February 16, 2016
TIME: 6:30 pm for soup supper and discussion
PLACE: Stadium Village Church 501 Oak Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55441
As followers of Jesus in nursing it is important to be aware of health issues in the Twin Cities. Sex trafficking is affecting many people. Jesus Christ brings compassion and justice (Luke 4:18).
- Describe the dynamics of sex trafficking including recruitment, power, and prostitution
- Discuss best practices for caring for sex trafficking victims and survivors
- Identify the impact of pornography on sex trafficking and in our society.
- Describe ways nurses can help prevent sex trafficking and its widespread effects
Breaking Free will accept a free-will offering for this presentation - we suggest $10.00 per person (check is acceptable - put date in memo line). Open to all nurses, and others in healthcare, to learn about "Sex Trafficking 101" from an expert in the Twin Cities.
SPEAKER is Terry Forliti, System Analyst at Breaking Free. Terry is a survivor of many forms of sexual, physical and emotional abuse. Terry obtained her degree in organizational leadership from Bethel University in 2006. Terry served on the Board of Directors of Breaking Free and was later hired as staff due to her gift of relating with survivors. Terry built and maintains the database that gives Breaking Free the ability for concrete analysis, trends and statistics of victims of sexual abuse and helps track services. Terry is a member of the Minnesota Human Trafficking Task Force and serves on two committees: Prevention and Data. More info at breakingfree.net.
One CE contact hour to be awarded.
PLEASE INVITE FRIENDS, and people you know who may be interested in the topic
RSVP to Margaret for the soup maker to get a head count.
SPIRITUAL NURSING CARE for Christian, Jewish and Muslim Patients
DATE: Saturday April 2, 2016
LOCATION: Indiana Wesleyan University – Independence, Ohio (Directions)
TIME: 9:30 AM - Registration
9:45 AM – 1:00 PM – Seminar, including break with refreshments
Marilyn Weitzel – Nursing Faculty
Brittany Lute – RN Muslim
Linda Gregson – Christian chaplain
Eileen Collins – Jewish educator
PURPOSE: This seminar is designed to help participants understand the unique spiritual needs of Christian, Jewish and Muslim patients.
CONTACT HOURS: For information about the approval status for contact hours, contact Harriet Coeling.
REGISTRATION: Online registration available soon, mail contact Harriet Coeling
Neither Eileen Collins, Linda Gregson, Brittany Lute, nor Marilyn Weitzel, have any real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this presentation, nor do any of the members of the Planning Committee who planned this presentation
NCFI World Congress 2016
DATE: June 6-11, 2016
LOCATION: Tagaytay City, Philippines
DESCRIPTION: At the NCFI World Congress 2016, international speakers will share their vision and experiences of living healthy lives in a broken world. Nurses of all generations, as well as students, will find opportunities for personal and professional inspiration, sharing, networking, and discussion.
MORE INFORMATION: NCFI World Congress
CBHD's 23rd Annual Conference - Transformations in Care
DATE: June 16-18, 2016
LOCATION: Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL
DESCRIPTION: The Conference will include Preconference Institutes (June 13-16, 2016) as well as Postconference Seminars (June 20-22, 2016).
CALL FOR POSTERS and PAPERS: Deadline for submitting poster and paper proposals is February 15, 2016. Visit cbhd.org/cfp for guidelines and additional information.
MORE INFORMATION: cbhd.org/conf2016
Innovations in Faith-Based Nursing Conference
WHO: Nursing educators, clinicians, students and researchers
WHEN: June 20-23, 2016
WHERE: Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana
WHY: Make a personal impact on the nursing profession
Join us for our 5th biennial conference to discuss nursing innovations. Abstracts for podium and poster presentations are being accepted until December 1, 2015.
Nita Belles, MTh - Author of “In Our Backyard: Human Trafficking in America and What We Can Do to Stop It”
D. Joy Riley, MD, MA - Executive Director of the Tennessee Center for Bioethics and Culture
Greg Seager, RN, MSN - Author of “When Healthcare Hurts: An Evidence-Based Guide for Best Practices in Global Health Initiatives”
COST: $450 for full conference/$200 for one-day conference
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MORE INFORMATION: Nursing Innovations - Register before May 1st and save $75.
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