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Upcoming Trainings

This page provides information related to trainings offered by OVSJG grantees. If you have a training event you would like added to this page, please email Christopher Dyer

Free Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training (Adult/Adolescent)
May 4-8, 2020
8:00 am- 5:00 pm 
1152 15th Street NW #900 

Forensic nurses provide compassionate and trauma-informed care to patients who have experienced violent crime and abuse.  A forensic nurse is specially trained to gather evidence and provide testimony that can be used in court. This unique specialty blends the worlds of nursing, psychology, and the legal system.

Training Includes:

  • 40 hours of classroom education
  • Clinical preceptorship opportunities 
  • Course materials
  • Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) contact hours
  • This is a competitive application process and space is limited
  • This opportunity is for Registered Nurses ONLY.
  • Registered Nurses from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
  • Priority will be given to applicants with active DC Nursing Licenses who have not completed SANE training previously.
  • Selection for this cohort is highly competitive. Applications will be evaluated holistically on factors including professionalism, demonstrated desire to become a forensic nurse, and ability to contribute unique perspectives to the field.
  • Applicants will be notified of acceptance to the program by March 23rd.

Apply  by March 6th for this exciting and free opportunity! 

For questions, email [email protected].

4th Annual Child Abuse Awareness Symposium  
April 30th-May 1st  
Nursing and Social Work hours will be provided.

April 30 Pre-Conference  
Watch the HBO documentary FOSTER and participate in a discussion with local experts.
(We are serving popcorn and candy!)

Location:  DC Children’s Advocacy Center, 429 O Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
Time:  1:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Topics include Intergenerational trauma, sex trafficking, the impact of trauma in childhood and much more. (Breakfast and Lunch are included) May 1 Symposium  

Location:  Kellogg Conference Center, 800 Florida Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20002
Time:  7am – 4:30 pm 
(approx. 6.5 hours to be provided)


For additional information, contact Cindy Colson at [email protected].