sexual assault

Webinar - Advanced Investigative Techniques for Cold Case Sexual Assaults

The Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Training and Technical Assistance team will host a webinar titled “Advanced Investigative Techniques for Cold Case Sexual Assaults” on Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET. The event will open at 1:45 p.m. ET.

Webinar - Navigating the SART Toolkit

Multidisciplinary Sexual Assault Response Teams (SART) are highly regarded as achieving success in communities, improving responses for victims, and increasing prosecution rates. The newly updated SART Toolkit is an online manual that supports SARTs in all aspects of their work, from building a team to responding to victims. The SART Toolkit connects teams with information on topics, resources, and access to experts.

Webinar - Emerging DNA Techniques

The Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Training and Technical Assistance Team will host a webinar titled “Emerging DNA Techniques” on Wednesday, March 14 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. ET. Doors will open at 1:45 p.m. ET.

This webinar will highlight innovative technologies for use in DNA forensics. “Emerging DNA Techniques” will feature presentations from Cybergenetics, Genetic Genealogy, and Parabon NanoLabs.

Webinar - SANE Program Development and Operation: An Introduction

Join the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center to take a look at the new Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Guide, get an overview of the foundations used to create the guide, and find information on building a sustainable SANE program using a strong nursing foundation to support the SANE role.

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The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), in partnership with the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Indian Health Service (IHS), recently released the report Developing and Implementing a Response to Sexual Assault in Tribal Communities. This report provides a summary of the suggestions from the National Roundtable Discussion on Sexual Assault in Indian Country, convened July 27 – 28, 2016.

The Department of Justice (DOJ) Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) recently has released the resource “Best Practices: Campus Climate Surveys.” This resource provides helpful tips for administrators and students on college campuses working to launch a campus climate survey, which aims to prevent sexual assault.

Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigation and Adjudication Conference

 

In the Not Alone report, the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault charged the National Center for Campus Public Safety (NCCPS) to develop a Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigation and Adjudication curriculum for campus officials. To meet this mandate, we have worked with nationally recognized subject matter experts in the fields of sexual and gender-based violence investigations, Title IX, the Clery Act, victim's advocacy, student conduct, and psychology to develop and deliver this groundbreaking curriculum.