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Thursday, October 27, 2016

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Missouri State University – Plaster Student Union

Join us for a FREE conference sponsored by Verizon Wireless, BKD,LLP, and Missouri State Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Missouri State University, Plaster Student Union with special keynotes from Susan Still and Elizabeth Crawford. The Stop the Violence Conference is a community call to action to stop intimate partner violence. Attendees will have a choice of various breakout sessions regarding intimate partner violence including breakouts on human trafficking and bystander intervention. The “Stop the Violence” conference is coordinated by the Family Violence Task Force, led by Community Partnership of the Ozarks’ Violence Free Families Coalition, which has brought together many community organizations and agencies.


Conference Schedule

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Breakfast and Registration

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM

Welcome

8:45 AM – 10:00 AM

Keynote Speaker 

“Sharing My Story” presented by Susan Still

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

Breakout Session 1

  • “Family Justice Center: the I-Phone 7 of the Justice System” presented by Suzan Stewart
  • “Green Dot Strategy: A Community & College Collaboration on Bystander Intervention” presented by Jenay Lamey
  • “Human Trafficking” presented by Dr. Rachael Herrington
  • “Safety Planning” presented by The Victim Center

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Lunch in the Plaster Student Union (On Your Own)

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM

Local Community Panel moderated by Sara Forhetz

1:45PM – 2:45 PM

Breakout Session 2

  • “Family Justice Center: the I-Phone 7 of the Justice System” presented by Suzan Stewart
  • “Green Dot Strategy: A Community & College Collaboration on Bystander Intervention” presented by Jenay Lamey
  • “Human Trafficking” presented by Dr. Rachael Herrington
  • “Safety Planning” presented by The Victim Center

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Closing Keynote

“It Takes A Community to Combat Child Abuse, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault” presented by Elizabeth Crawford -- SAFE Speaker's Bureau