The Melanie Rieger Conference

SAVE THE DATE!

The 20th Annual Melanie Ilene Rieger

Memorial Conference Against Violence: 
 
June 15 & 16, 2016

Central Connecticut State University
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06050

 
THEME: "Past, Present, Future: A 20 Year Journey of Support & Advocacy for Crime Victims"

 

Among scheduled speakers are Sgt. Carol Adams, from the Richmond(VA) Police Department, who will present “Overcoming Childhood Trauma Through Faith”

Other Topics Will Include

  • Civil vs Criminal Protection Orders
  • Safety Planning for Domestic Violence Victims
  • Domestic Violence: A 20 Year Perspective (panel discussion)


Special programs for Law Enforcement

  • Corroborating Evidence: Reducing the Child’s Stress & Strengthening Your Case
  • Law Enforcement Response to Domestic Violence
  • Vicarious Trauma/PTSD support for Law Enforcement
  • Other programs

 

Projected Audience: social workers, educators & students, crime victims, advocates and those in correction, law enforcement and criminal justice

 

REGISTRATION FORMS: will be mailed late February, early March

**If you are on our mailing list, it is not necessary for you to contact us**

Continuing Education and Post Credits will be awarded

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION MAY BE WAIVED FOR CRIME VICTIMS  

FOR INFORMATION: please call Dr. Sam Rieger at (203) 756-8080 or e-mail: SRIEGER243@att.net


  



Among scheduled speakers are DAVID KACZYNSKI detailing his “From Violence to Healing: A Twenty Year Journey”; Houston Police Officer ANDREW KAHAN on “Marketing Murderabilia: Notoreity for Profit”; DEPUTY CHIEF STATE’S ATTORNEY LEN BOYLE and survivors discuss “Frozen in Time: Exploring the Lives of Unsolved Homicide Survivors” and “The Media & Crime Victims” presented by DAN LEVEY, Executive Director of Parents of Murdered Children”.
Special programs for Law Enforcement will include “Child Death/Homicide Notifications”; “Suicide of Law Enforcement Officers”; “DNA: The 21st Century Tool for Solving Unsolvable Crimes” by Dr. Guy Vallaro, Dir. of the CT. Crime Lab and “Ask the Medical Examiner” with Chief Medical Examiner  Dr. James Gill.

Projected Audience: social workers, educators & students, crime victims, advocates and those in correction, law enforcement and criminal justice.