DEADLINE EXTENDED! Call for Presentations – 16th National Indian Nations Conference

The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) and the Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) extend this invitation to participate as a presenter at the 16th National Indian Nations Conference. Workshop presentations should demonstrate methods and strategies to improve safety, as well as promote justice and healing for crime victims through cooperation, and collaboration between Tribal, Federal, State, local and private entities in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
Target Audience: The target audience is all persons interested in assisting victims of crime in Indian country including:
Indian Country Service Providers
(Tribal, State, and Federal):
• Child Advocates
• Child Protection Case Workers
• Social Services
• Elder Services
• Victim Advocates
• Medical Personnel
• Law Enforcement
• Judges & Prosecutors
• Probation/Corrections
• Substance Abuse Counselors
• Traditional Healers
Tribal Community Members:
• Tribal Leaders
• Victims/Survivors of Crime
• Tribal Elders & Youth
• Tribal College Faculty & Students
OVC & TLPI welcome presentation ideas for all levels of experience/knowledge. Presenters must demonstrate expertise in working with Native American communities.
Selection Criteria for Workshops will include:
• Relevance to the target audience
• Aligns with the conference theme/goals
• Demonstrated expertise of presenters working with Native American communities
• Encourages interdisciplinary coordination and cooperation
• Highlights promising practices
• Introduces innovative strategies
• Honors and supports victims of crime
• Demonstrates clear connection to crime victimization
Submit your presentation proposal by July 13, 2018.