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OAESV 2017 Annual Statewide Conference

OAESV, in partnership with the Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Domestic Violence Network, are pleased to present our 2017 Annual Statewide Conference: Speak. Prevent. Advocate: Mobilizing Our Voices.
June 27-28, 2017
The Conference Center at OCLC - Dublin OH
Workshop submissions now closed.

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Call for annual award nominations
Hotel group lodging information


Psychologist and motivational speaker are terms used to describe one of the most talented and well-respected psychologists in the Ohio Child Welfare and court system----Dr. Tyffani Monford Dent. She is the author of two books: Girls Got Issues: A Woman’s Guide to Self-discovery & Healing and You Got This! A Girl’s Guide to Growing Up. Dr. Dent is the Director of Monford Dent Consulting, a member of the NAMI-Greater Cleveland Board of Directors, Chair of Ohio’s Juvenile Sexual Offender Management Board, and Board Member for Ohio Chapter-Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers as well as serving on the national board of ATSA. In addition, she serves on several national, state and local boards/committees addressing sexual violence prevention/intervention as well as the emotional wellness of girls and women. Dr. Dent is the developer of Sisters of Tamar Support Circle (SoTSC), a faith-based sex abuse survivors' support group.
Tracy D. Wright is the Technical Assistance Provider and Women of Color Leadership Project Coordinator with the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NCCASA) for the National Resource Sharing Project. Her current work provides technical assistance and training to 16 state and territorial sexual assault coalitions. In this capacity, Tracy works with national entities to create a coordinated response to ending sexual violence, addresses emerging issues and carves out initiatives specifically for women of color in the anti-sexual violence movement. Ms. Wright is also the project lead for the Young Advocates Institute, a service learning opportunity that houses and trains 200 youth, ages 13-17, over a weekend of prevention education and leadership development workshops. She holds an MS Degree from Florida A&M University and a BA from Shaw University. She has worked as a mental health professional, adjunct professor, and communication coordinator.