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Las Vegas, NV, July 6-8, 2020

July 6 @ 9:00 am - July 8 @ 4:00 pm


Advanced Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training

Excalibur Hotel and Casino
On the famous Las Vegas Strip
Las Vegas, NV, July 6-8, 2020

Conference rate for sleeping rooms is only $25.00 a night
plus 13.38% tax and $25.00 daily resort fee Sunday – Wednesday nights.

The room block closes 15 days before the conference date.
Social Workers and Victim Advocates receive 21 CEUs through NASW


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Training Topics

Drug and Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assault • Preventing the Sexual Assault of Children • Interviewing Victims of Sexual Assault • The Effects of Childhood Trauma in Later Years • Identifying Signs of Strangulation • Making Sure that Orders for DV Protection Work • Family Related Homicide/Suicide Awareness and Prevention • The Nexus between Animal Abuse and Violence Against Humans • Bystander Intervention in DV “How You Can Help” • Law Enforcement and Service Providers’ Liability • Sexual Assault Case Study • Stalking and Cyber Stalking • Introduction to Human Trafficking.

Who Should Attend

Law Enforcement Officers, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Victim Advocates, Prosecutors, Native American Leaders, Social Workers, Mental Health Workers, Educators, Substance Abuse Counselors, Rape Treatment Center Workers, Nurses, Batterers’ Intervention Counselors, Military Police, SHARPs, and SARCs.

All agenda topics are subject to change.

8:00 – Bystander Intervention in DV “How You Can Help”
9:00 – Preventing Sexual Assault of Children
10:30 – Stalking and Cyber Stalking
12:00 – Lunch on Your Own
1:00 – The Effects of Trauma on Memory and Behavior
4:00 – Dismissed

8:00 – Interviewing Victims of Sexual Assault
9:00 – The Effects of Childhood Trauma in Later Years
10:30 – Introduction to Human Trafficking
12:00 – Lunch on Your Own
1:00 – Identifying Signs of Strangulation
2:30 – Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault
4:00 – Dismissed

8:00 – Sexual Assault Case Study
9:00 – Law Enforcement and Victim Service Providers’ Liability
10:00 – Domestic Abuse Related Homicide/Suicide & Awareness and Prevention
12:00 – Lunch on Your Own
1:00 – Making Sure that Orders for DV Protection Work
2:30 – The Nexus between Animal Abuse and Violence Against Humans
4:00 – Closing and Certificates

National Institute of Crime Prevention Trainers

William Rousseau President, NICP was a member of the Tampa Police Dept. in Tampa, Fl. for 29 years. He was the department’s Domestic Violence Coordinator and created and supervised the departments Sex Crimes Family Violence Unit as a Detective Sergeant. Bill is a nationally recognized expert in domestic violence by the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He has taught for Florida State University, the University of South Florida, and the United States Army. He has received numerous awards for his work in domestic violence. Bill has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida. Bill is the past Chairperson of the Hillsborough County Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team and is the current President of the National Institute of Crime Prevention.

Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton’s police career started with the Waco Police Department in 1980. He has served in Patrol as a Patrol Officer, Special Investigator, Field Training Officer, and Supervisor.

Swanton’s next assignment took him to SWAT as an Operator and Hostage Negotiator. He served as the Team Leader for Waco P.D.’s Crisis Negotiation Team over 20 years. Sgt. Swanton has also worked in the Community Services Section where he specialized in Crime and Drug Prevention Programs, became a D.A.R.E. Officer, and was a member of the Bike Patrol Unit. In June of 1999 Swanton transferred back to Patrol and was promoted to Sergeant. In 2003 Sgt. Swanton took over as the Supervisor of the Family Violence Unit until 2011 when he became the Spokesman for Waco P.D.

Swanton holds a Master Police Officer Certificate and an Instructor’s Certificate with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. He attended the Management/Supervision Course at the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration, and the Supervisor Leadership Course conducted by the F.B.I. Law Enforcement Executive Development Association. He has served on the Board of the Waco Police Association, as Vice President of Training with the Texas Association of Hostage Negotiators, the Board of Directors for the Family Abuse Shelter, and the Family Abuse Shelter’s Service Committee.

In 2010 Sergeant Swanton was recognized by Waco P.D. as Supervisor of the Year. He has been involved in the aftermath as a SWAT team member in the Branch Davidian/ATF Incident, the Waco Veterans Building standoff, and most recently as the Spokesman for the West Fertilizer Plant Explosion in West, Texas and the Waco Bandito OMG/Twin Peaks Shootout.

Sgt. Swanton is currently the Waco Police Department Spokesman and an Instructor with the National Institute of Crime Prevention.

Melissa Greenwell, NICP Instructor

Melissa Greenwell has worked in the victim services field for over 20 years. She began her career as a case manager for a domestic violence shelter and then moved to Women’s Crisis Center in 1999, a dual program providing services to survivors of both domestic violence and sexual assault. In her time at Women’s Crisis Center, Melissa has served as a counselor, court advocate, Outreach Manager and now holds the position as the Director of the Buffalo Trace Women’s Crisis Center. As Director, Melissa provides direction and leadership to the sexual and intimate partner violence response and assist

s in education and prevention efforts. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs, as well as numerous other committees and boards at the local and state level working to collaborate and improve the response to survivors. Melissa has an intense belief that the key to being successful in ending violence in its many forms is community engagement, and that we all have a part to play in ending power-based personal violence and making our world a safer place.

Ms. Greenwell holds a Bachelor of Social Work Degree from Morehead State University, as well as a licensure through the Kentucky Board of Social Work.

Registration Fee $525.00

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Mail Checks, payable to NICP, to:
9234 Kingsridge Dr.
Temple Terrace FL. 33637


July 6 @ 9:00 am
July 8 @ 4:00 pm
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Excalibur Hotel and Casino
3850 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109 United States


Bill Rousseau
(813) 841-8088
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