Global Summer Institute

Summer Institute Reproductive Coercion and Human Trafficking

School of Nursing Building

May 10th - 11th, 2019: 2-day conference

Title: Beyond #MeToo: A Look at Gender Based Violence and Reproductive Coercion Globally

 

May 13th – 17th, 2019: 5-day workshop

Title: Designing and Evaluating Culturally Appropriate Interventions to Improve Reproductive & Sexual Health

 

 

Registration opens December 18th

 

Offered by the University of Michigan School of Nursing, with faculty from across the health sciences, this second annual UMSN Summer Institute is designed to help participants gain a broad insight into contemporary issues in reproductive and sexual health. This short, intensive course will allow participants to gain the skills and knowledge to advance their inquiry in global reproductive and sexual health through a two-day conference followed by a five-day workshop. Participants may choose to attend to the two-day conference only, or both the conference and the workshop.

 

Target Audience

The University of Michigan School of Nursing Summer Institute in Global Reproductive and Sexual Health is intended, but not limited to: nurses, midwives, social workers, physicians, junior faculty, post-doctoral fellows, researchers or investigators, the ministry of health personnel, non-governmental organization monitoring and evaluation staff, and others with an interest in global reproductive and sexual health research.

 

2-day Conference

The two-day conference will focus on reproductive coercion, human trafficking, and gender-based violence with experts in the field presenting up-to-date research and practical clinical approaches to working with vulnerable populations.

Objectives:

  • Describe reproductive coercion and how it is linked to gender-based violence
  • Describe how reproductive coercion is measured
  • Identify the consequences of reproductive coercion
  • Discuss programs and interventions for reducing reproductive coercion
  • Describe the different forms of gender-based violence
  • Identify the types and venues of human trafficking around the world
  • Explore screening questions and tools that might be useful to identify victims of human trafficking
  • Discuss potential prevention programs for gender-based violence and human trafficking

 

5-day Workshop

Building on the content from the 2-day conference, this 5-day workshop will give participants an opportunity to develop beginning competencies in the design and evaluation of culturally and developmentally appropriate interventions to improve reproductive and sexual health across a multitude of settings.

Objectives

  • Understand how to design impactful studies
  • Discuss different measurement aspects of a study
  • Understand the steps that are required when designing quantitative research studies
  • Describe the differences in quantitative research designs
  • Understand and articulate issues of reliability and validity
  • Explore the ethical issues associated with a range of research designs
  • Describe how to connect program objectives to key monitoring tasks
  • Develop a program monitoring plan with key essential components

 

Location

University of Michigan School of Nursing, 426 N. Ingalls Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Dates

May 10-17, 2019

May 10-11 Conference: Reproductive Coercion and Human Trafficking

Title: Beyond #MeToo: A Look at Gender Based Violence and Reproductive Coercion Globally

May 13-17 Workshop: Designing and evaluating culturally appropriate interventions to improve reproductive and sexual health

Title: Designing and Evaluating Culturally Appropriate Interventions to Improve Reproductive & Sexual Health

 

Registration opens December 18th

Contact

For questions and more information, please email UMSN-GlobalOutreach@med.umich.edu

 

Nursing Contact Hours

Details on contact hours forthcoming. 

 

2018 Summer Institute

Learn about our 2018 Summer Institute on Global Reproductive and Sexual Health.

 

Visitor Information

Visitor Information

Summer Institute participants are responsible for their own travel arrangements and room and board. Below are helpful links as you make your plans. Ann Arbor is a vibrant small city with a lot of activity. The Summer Institute will be held at the School of Nursing, located at 426 N. Ingalls Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109.

Air travel

The closest airport to Ann Arbor is Detroit-Metro Airport

Ground transportation

Greyhound bus service and Amtrak train service are available from U.S. and Canadian cities. Parking on campus is limited and we cannot offer on-site parking.

Lodging

Below are a number of area hotels.

Extended Stay America

3265 Boardwalk Drive

(734) 997-7623

Towne Place Suites-Marriott (extended stay hotel)

1301 Briarwood Circle

(734) 327-5900

Ann Arbor Bed & Breakfast
921 East Huron
(734) 994-9100

The Bell Tower Hotel
300 South Thayer 
(734) 769-3010, (800) 562-3559

Inn at the League
911 North University Ave
(734) 764-3177
Located on fourth floor of historic Michigan League.

Library Bed and Breakfast
808 Mary St.
(734) 668-6815 

airbnb.com

Note that the Summer Institute cannot vouch for anyone using this service.

Visas

For those who require a visa, please check the requirements at your local Embassy or Consulate and the University's of Michigan's International Center. Contact us at UMSN-GlobalOutreach@med.umich.edu with any questions.