Invitation to the Conference on Sexual Violence

Eva Michálková

9/17/2019

Invitation to the Conference on Sexual Violence

proFem – center for victims of domestic and sexual violence, o.p.s., would like to invite you to the conference:

Break the Silence: sexual violence, its impacts and possible solutions

 ---------EDIT: THE CAPACITY OF THE EVENT IS FULL FOR THE MOMENT, YOU CAN STILL SIGN-UP AS THE SUBSTITUTE PARTICIPANT AND WE WILL LET YOU KNOW WHEN THERE IS A VACANCY--------------

 

taking place on 22. 10. 2019 from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm in the premises of Ministry of Interior (Nad Štolou 3 street, Prague 7, room no. 088, ground floor)

Programme:

  • 8:00-9.00          coffe, registration

 

  • 9.00-10.10        Foreword
    Jennifer Bachus (Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Prague)
    Jitka Poláková (proFem – center for victims of domestic and sexual violence, o.p.s.)

 

  • 9.10-10.10        Current pitfalls in detecting and investigating sexually motivated crimes against children
    PhDr. Alexandra Machková, mjr. Mgr. Jan Machuta, mjr. Bc. Milan Ulrich, DiS. (Regional Police Directorate of the City of Prague)
  • 10.10-10.40       discussion

 

  • 10.40-10.55      coffee break

 

  • 10.55-11.25       Resilience and traumatic impacts of sexual violence from the point of view of expert witness
    PhDr. Štěpán Vymětal, PhD. (expert witness)                
  • 11.25-11.45       What is the real life with the Victims of Crimes Act
    Mgr. Veronika Ježková (proFem – center for victims of domestic and sexual violence, o.p.s)    
  • 11.45-12.05      Current problems in providing assistance to victims of sexual violence
    Mgr. Hana Wernerová (Persefona)
  • 12.05-12.25       discussion

 

  • 12.25-13.05       lunch break

 

  • 13.05-14.00      System of assistance and services to victims/survivors of sexual violence in the USA
    Jennifer Landhuis (AEquitas, SPARC)                             
  • 14.00-14.40     Health, Recovery and the impact of Social Support after Sexual Assault - a Norwegian perspective 
    Lisa Arntzen (Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies)
  • 14.40-14.50       discussion

 

  • 14.50-15.00       coffee break

 

  • 15.00-15.25      Gaps in the system of social services for victims of sexual violence in the Czech Republic 
    PhDr. Dana Pokorná (proFem – center for victims of domestic and sexual violence, o.p.s) 
  • 15.25-15.55      Psychotherapy of sexual trauma
    Mgr. Petr Odstrčil (ViaDuct)
  • 16.00-16.45      Transgenerational transmission of trauma
    doc. PhDr. Marek Preiss, PhD. (National institute of mental health Czech Republic; University of New York in Prague) 
  • 16.45-16.55       discussion

 

  • 16.55-17.00        final words

 

Catering provided.

The conference will be interpreted from and to English.

Please sign up via this online form.

 

The conference is financially supported by the US Embassy in the Czech Republic and the Fund for Bilateral Relations within the EEA and Norway 2014-2021.