Call for Presentations for the 15th National Indian Nations Conference
Workshop Submission Deadline:
July 15, 2016
The Office for Victims of Crime and the Tribal Law and Policy Institute are extending this invitation to participate as a presenter at the 15th 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.
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 Protection Case Workers
Judges & Prosecutors
Substance Abuse Counselors
Tribal Community Members:
Victims/Survivors of Crime
Tribal Elders & Youth
Tribal College Faculty & Students
We 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
Fits into conference theme/goals
Presenters demonstrate expertise in working with Native American communities.
Encourages interdisciplinary coordination and cooperation
Highlights promising practices
Introduces innovative strategies
Honors and supports victims of crime
Workshop demonstrates clear connection to crime victimization