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2022 Americas Conference to End Coercive Control
May 14, 2022 @ 11:00 AM - May 15, 2022 @ 6:00 PM EDT
The 2022 Americas Conference to End Coercive Control is a two-day virtual conference examining the breadth of coercive control in the Americas. The ACECC seeks to help advocates, DV professionals, survivors, court professionals, mental health professionals, and social workers with cutting edge research and resources to aid victims, to educate the public and to introduce legislation that outlaws coercive control as have Britain, Scotland, France, Ireland and Wales.
- Track One: When Coercive Control is Present in Families: Understanding the dynamics of coercive control in families and its generational impacts.
- Track Two: Coercive Control – The Roots of Social Injustice: Understanding colonization, legislation, and oppression in the Americas. Solutions to learning from our past and improving our future.
- Track Three: Institutionalized Coercive Control (Courts, Police, Religious & Social groups): How coercive control plays a role in society’s institutions, laws, and further traumatizes victims.
- Track Four: Coercive Control in Child Sexual Abuse and Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking: Recognizing and criminalizing coercive controls to end Child Sexual Abuse and Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking.
Sheri is the Founder of EBinRA, Inc. dba “VictimsVoice” and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Sheri’s strength lies in taking unpopular complex problems and creating easy to use solutions that generate measurable results. She’s a survivor of over 29 years of child abuse, child sexual assault, sexual assault, and domestic violence and has endured the criminal, civil, and family court system experiences.
Formerly, she was the Managing Partner of Holistic Business Solutions, a small business and nonprofit consulting firm. Sheri has spoken for many professional organizations and has published several industry papers, magazine articles, and continuing education courses.
Her focus now is on making a measurable difference in the lives of victims and survivors so their abusers can be held accountable and they can begin to reclaim and rebuild their lives in safety and on their own terms.
She resides in Central New Jersey with her husband and daughter and two fur babies.
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PANEL DISCUSSION: Sheri will be a panelist for Track Three: Institutionalized Coercive Control (Courts, Police, Religious & Social groups): “How coercive control plays a role in society’s institutions, laws, and further traumatizes victims.”
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WORKSHOP: Sheri will also present, “THE MORALITY OF TECHNOLOGY: Considerations When Recommending Tech Tools for Vulnerable Populations”
Technology has increasingly become a necessity for professionals, agencies, and organizations since the pandemic. The speed for which available tools come to market can cause confusion as to which ones should be recommended for vulnerable populations to use.
We will discuss vast considerations that should be vetted before a product or tool should be recommended. This workshop will use an example of domestic violence and stalking crimes and will explore the history and governance that oversee victim data, describe the technology types used, look at liabilities faced by the recommending entity, discuss the consequences of user experience, legal proceedings and how the information interacts with the case, and community access and inclusion.
Objectives of this workshop include the following:
- Explore the four key areas of documentation-based tech tools: Evidence, Legal, Security, and Technology
- Explain all of the information in terms and analogies that can be understood by any non-professional in any of the areas in the preceding bullet (human language)
- Know the federal regulations and legal standards that must be followed and how they may apply to the technology
- Understand how information moves from entry point to exit point
- Identify the different levels of technology ownership
- Examine the liabilities to ownership and or recommendation of the technology
- Discuss the legal and moral responsibilities to users
- Gain a basic understanding of how victim behavior can influence the interactions and outcomes of the technology recommended
- Learn about the different entry/access types
- See how different prompts affect outcomes
- Learn when, how, and to whom those different outcomes may be delivered
- Know the responsibilities to divisions of justice including defense discovery and training
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION RATES
All-In Pass – $195
An all-inclusive pass providing full access to all workshops across all four tracks, keynotes, panel discussions, networking events, exhibit hall and more.
Extras Incl. $16.09 Taxes + $5.28 Service fee
One Day Pass – $155
An inclusive all-day pass granting full access to the day’s workshops across all four tracks, keynotes, panel discussions, networking events, exhibit hall and more.
Extras Incl. $12.79 Taxes + $4.19 Service fee
Track Pass – $115
Chose a track and attend all webinars and panel discussions within that track. This pass also includes entry into the exhibit hall and track specific networking events. Keynote speeches are not included.
Extras Incl. $9.49 Taxes + $3.11 Service fee
Student Pass – $50
An all-inclusive pass providing full access to all workshops across all four tracks, keynotes, panel discussions, networking events, exhibit hall and more. Must show a student ID for the ticket to be valid. Email a copy of your student ID to email@example.com after purchasing your ticket.
Extras Incl. $4.13 Taxes + $1.35 Service fee
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