18th Annual International Training
Institute and Conference
October 22-26 2001
Request for Proposals
Deadline: February 28, 2001The Victim Offender Mediation Association (VOMA) is seeking proposals for trainings and workshops at its 18th Annual International Training Institute and Conference, October 22 - 26, 2001 in Portland, Oregon. The conference theme is "Innovative Practices in Restorative Justice and Victim, Offender and Community Processes." Together, the Institute and Conference will present the leaders and innovators in the areas of restorative justice, VOM, and conferencing.
The Training Institute will be held Monday, October 22 through Wednesday, October 24, 2001. The Training Institute will offer training in basic and advanced VOM/conferencing, as well as other related restorative justice topics. Training proposals should be in one-half day to three-day sessions.
The Conference will be held Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26, 2001. The Conference will offer workshops covering a variety of RJ, VOM, conferencing, and program management issues. Workshops should generally fit into 1 1/2-hour sessions, with the possibility of a few workshops extending to 3 hours.
Proposals in all areas of restorative justice, VOM, and conferencing are invited. Proposals will be selected on the basis of relevance to the conference theme, and to create a diverse program. Potential topics include but are not limited to:
The Request for Proposals form is also available on VOMA's web site www.voma.org.
The deadline for proposals is February 28, 2001. Receipt of proposals will be confirmed by written notice after they are received. Due to the high volume of proposals VOMA receives, we are unable to accept all proposals submitted. Presenters will be informed as soon as selections are made, but no later than March 31, 2001.
Questions? Contact the Program Committee:
Updated 12/5/2000. Maintained by Duane Ruth-Heffelbower.
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