About CCAW

MIssion

The mission of the Conference on Crimes Against Women (CCAW) is to provide a national forum to disseminate the highest level of training, information, and strategies to professionals who are responders and advocates to victims of the many and varied forms of crimes against women including domestic violence, human trafficking, sexual assault, and strangulation.

Who Should Attend

  • Educators and administrators
  • Emergency Telecommunicators
  • Faith leaders
  • Family attorneys
  • Investigators
  • Judges
  • Law enforcement at the local, state, and federal levels
  • Probation/parole officers
  • Prosecutors
  • SANE and other medical professionals
  • SART Coordinators
  • Service Providers: system advocates, organizational advocates, social workers, counselors & therapists
  • Tribal group members

The Conference is conducted for the sole purpose of providing training to only those people employed by governmental or non-profit agencies or who work directly with victims of crime.

The management of the Conference reserves the right to refuse admission to any individual who does not meet these criteria.

If you have any questions about whether you qualify to attend this Conference, please contact Megan Baak at info@conferencecaw.org.

History

Created as a partnership between the Dallas Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support CCAW offers over 140 workshops, case studies, and hands-on computer labs taught by local and national experts who explore the various facets of these heinous crimes and provide the most cutting-edge, relevant, and creative tools that attendees can implement in their professions.

Drawing 3,000 annually, CCAW is the only Conference that addresses ALL crimes against women with a multi-disciplinary focus that encourages a coordinated community response.

NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL

The National CCAW Advisory Council supports the mission of the Conference on Crimes Against Women (CCAW) while working with the CCAW team to help expand the reach of the conference and ensure timely and relevant training opportunities for law enforcement, prosecutors, advocates, nurses, campus personnel, and other first responders to the full spectrum of crimes against women.

Pete Angell

FBI, Palm Beach County

Justin Boardman

Boardman Training & Consulting

Jessica Brazeal

New Friends New Life

Kenda Culpepper

Rockwall County District Attorney’s Office

Kaiti Dinges

Jana’s Campaign

Gretta Gardner

Ujima, Inc.

Ruth Guerreiro

Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support

Kylee Hawks

Dallas Police Department – DV Unit

Anne Jackson

Bell County District Attorney’s Office

Amy Jones

Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center

Rebekah Jones

OVW Tribal Affairs Division

Jan Langbein

Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support

Nicole Mathews

Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Center

Kelsey McKay

McKay Training & Consulting

Cassandra Munoz

Franklin County Municipal Court

Kim Nash

International Association of Forensic Nurses

Erica Olsen

NNEDV – Safety Net

Julie Owens

Violence Against Women Consultant

Leslie Morgan Steiner

Author, Consultant, & Thought Leader

Christina Supinski

AEquitas: The Prosecutors’ Resource on Violence Against Women

David Thomas

International Association of Chiefs of Police

Jerry Varney

Dallas County District Attorney’s Office

Jennifer Waindle

DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office

Mark Wynn

Wynn Consulting