Paint Night Fundraiser

Friday, October 12th

Painting starts at 7:00 PM

Five Forks Church Fellowship Hall
9244 Five Forks Road, Waynesboro

Tickets: $35 per person

Proceeds from this event will benefit Women In Need, Inc.’s Purple Purse Campaign.


 

Parent Workshop on Consent & Healthy Sexual Development

 

 

Parenting is difficult, especially when it comes to the tough conversations about bodies, consent, and sexuality. This workshop is for parents and guardians of children ages 0-18 who want to know more about what healthy sexual development looks like and messages that experts suggest teaching children. Parents and guardians will also have the opportunity to create their own plan for talking to their child(ren).


Three new opportunities!

Click on a date below to register!

 

Thursday, February 25th    6:00pm-8:00pm

Saturday, March 20th          1:00pm-3:00pm

Monday, March 29th            6:00pm-8:00pm

(Space is limited for this event.)

Parent Workshop on Consent & Healthy Sexual Development

 

 

Parenting is difficult, especially when it comes to the tough conversations about bodies, consent, and sexuality. This workshop is for parents and guardians of children ages 0-18 who want to know more about what healthy sexual development looks like and messages that experts suggest teaching children. Parents and guardians will also have the opportunity to create their own plan for talking to their child(ren).


Three new opportunities!

Click on a date below to register!

 

Thursday, February 25th    6:00pm-8:00pm

Saturday, March 20th          1:00pm-3:00pm

Monday, March 29th            6:00pm-8:00pm

(Space is limited for this event.)

Parent Workshop on Consent & Healthy Sexual Development

 

 

Parenting is difficult, especially when it comes to the tough conversations about bodies, consent, and sexuality. This workshop is for parents and guardians of children ages 0-18 who want to know more about what healthy sexual development looks like and messages that experts suggest teaching children. Parents and guardians will also have the opportunity to create their own plan for talking to their child(ren).


Three new opportunities!

Click on a date below to register!

 

Thursday, February 25th    6:00pm-8:00pm

Saturday, March 20th          1:00pm-3:00pm

Monday, March 29th            6:00pm-8:00pm

(Space is limited for this event.)

Parent Workshop on Consent & Healthy Sexual Development

 

 

Parenting is difficult, especially when it comes to the tough conversations about bodies, consent, and sexuality. This workshop is for parents and guardians of children ages 0-18 who want to know more about what healthy sexual development looks like and messages that experts suggest teaching children. Parents and guardians will also have the opportunity to create their own plan for talking to their child(ren).


Friday, December 18th

5:00pm-6:30pm

Click Here to Register

(Space is limited for this event.)

Virtual Mandated Reporter Training (October 21)

Knowing Your Role in the Protection of Our Children

A 3-Hour Virtual Training via Zoom

Act 31 and Act 126 Approved    CEU Credits available

 

If you are required to obtain mandated reporter training for employment or volunteering, register for our free community session of Mandated Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse: Knowing Your Role in the Protection of Our Children. This training was created by the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape and Network of Victim Assistance and is Act 31 and Act 126 approved. A certificate of completion will be emailed to participants after the training. There will also be an opportunity to request CEU credits.


Wednesday, October 21

3:30pm-6:30pm

Click Here to Register


We will also be offering this training on October 14, click here to learn more.

If neither of these opportunities fit your schedule, please fill out our request form to help us schedule future trainings.

Virtual Mandated Reporter Training (October 14)

Knowing Your Role in the Protection of Our Children

A 3-Hour Virtual Training via Zoom

Act 31 and Act 126 Approved    CEU Credits available

 

If you are required to obtain mandated reporter training for employment or volunteering, register for our free community session of Mandated Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse: Knowing Your Role in the Protection of Our Children. This training was created by the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape and Network of Victim Assistance and is Act 31 and Act 126 approved. A certificate of completion will be emailed to participants after the training. There will also be an opportunity to request CEU credits.


Wednesday, October 14

9am-12pm

Click Here to Register


We will also be offering this training on October 21, click here to learn more.

If neither of these opportunities fit your schedule, please fill out our request form to help us schedule future trainings.

Strangulation Training




Click here to download training announcement

Click here to download lodging and lunch options

 


STOP Training 2018

 

STOP Training 2018

Presented by Kevin McNeil

Sponsored by Women In Need, Inc.

 

Kevin McNeil is a Motivational Speaker, abuse activist, and the CEO of the Twe12e Project, an organization that educates the world on the effects of abuse on individuals, families, and communities. Kevin’s passion is to help others heal from the effects of abuse. He is a renowned speaker who shares lessons from his own life experiences that transform, motivate, and inspire an individual’s mindset and potential. As a consultant, Kevin’s mission is to “motivate change in the world through abuse education,” and his vision is to “create a better tomorrow for today’s children.”

Kevin retired from the DeKalb County Police Department after 20 years. He served twelve years as a Special
Victims Unit Detective, and eight years as a Police Officer. His training and attention to detail helped him
solve several high-profile serial rape cases in the Atlanta area. Kevin’s background coupled with his
extensive research on trauma and the effects of abuse, defines and differentiates his message. He travels
across the country speaking on topics relevant to Child Advocacy Centers, Police Departments, Department
of Family and Children Services, District Attorney’s Offices, athletic organizations, schools and universities,
parents and foster parents, as well as community members. Kevin has appeared on numerous radio,
television, and podcast programs, and has been featured in several magazine articles.

In addition to law enforcement training, Kevin obtained his Master of Divinity Degree from the
Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the author of six published books, several
of which empower others to live out their God-given purpose. Kevin’s talks reveal a positive, practical, and
strategic approach to support others in realizing their biggest dreams and potential. He motivates
individuals to draw closer to their strength through his books, workshop trainings, business coaching,
character refinement, and with honest, confident, and respectful communication.

 

 

October 19, 2018
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

First United Methodist Church
225 S Second Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

This training is FREE.
Coffee and pastries will be served. Lunch is on your own.

 

Click Here to Download Training Schedule and Lunch Options

 

Combating Human Trafficking Training

Combating Human Trafficking: A Cross-Systems Trauma-Informed Approach to Investigations, Prosecutions, and Victim Services

Sponsored by Women In Need, Inc.

 

Presented By:  Shea M. Rhodes, Esq., Detective Les Glauner, and Jamie Manirakiza

 Shea M. Rhodes, Esq. has dedicated her career to combating violence against women, protecting the rights of those who are oppressed or exploited, and championing human rights. She is the statewide legal expert on Pennsylvania laws related to sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. As the Co-Founder and Director of the Institute to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE Institute) at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, Ms. Rhodes works with and on behalf of victims and survivors of commercial sexual exploitation and human trafficking.

Detective Les Glauner has been a police officer with the Upper Merion Township Police Department, King of Prussia, PA for 18 years. He has been in the investigations division of the police department for 13 years. Detective Glauner is assigned to investigate juvenile related crimes, sexual exploitation of children, abuser against children, and human trafficking. He is currently cross sworn with the Philadelphia FBI’s Violent Crimes Against Children Task Force, and is a nationally board HT Investigator through the McAfee Institute.

As Director of Anti-Trafficking for the Salvation Army, Jamie Manirakiza engages in community outreach and uses her extensive background in and knowledge of clinical and macro social work to provide a wide range of comprehensive services for victims of human trafficking. Most notably, Ms. Manirakiza supervises all of the New Day to Stop Trafficking (NDST) Anti-Trafficking efforts for the Salvation Army in Greater Philadelphia. Her responsibilities include managing funding, seeking federal and local grants, supervising staff and developing programs. The NDST program includes working with women suffering from various forms of the commercial sex industry from on the ground services at the New Day Drop-in Center for women in Kensington, to Family Court accompaniment with juvenile survivors of HT. Most recently Ms Manirakiza has worked with the New Day team to open up a residential program for female survivors of trafficking.

 

November 17, 2017
9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Fulton Theatre – 101 Lincoln Way W #102, McConnellsburg, PA 17233
Light refreshments will be provided; lunch is on your own.

This training is FREE.