Registration Open for June 2017 32-Hour Victim Advocate Training

May 31st, 2017

Registration Is Open for MCASA's

 Comprehensive 32-Hour Victim Advocate Training

June 26-29, 2017

Baltimore, Maryland

  Register now to attend the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault's (MCASA) Comprehensive 32-Hour Victim Advocate Training.  The training will take place from 8:30a.m.-5:00p.m., Monday, June 26 through Thursday, June 29, 2017, at the Salvation Army Maryland & West Virginia Divisional Headquarters, located at 814 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230. This four-day training is designed for advocates who work directly with sexual assault survivors in any capacity. The training covers both introductory and advanced topics to provide a foundation for best practices for advocates in the field of sexual assault services. There is no cost; however, member rape crisis centers and staff receive priority registration. Topics covered at this training will include:
  • An Overview of Sexual Assault
  • Roles of Law Enforcement, Forensic Nurse Examiners (FNEs), Prosecutors, and Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs)
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB)
  • Professional Ethics & Boundaries
  • Crisis Intervention (In-Person and Hotline)
  • Safety Planning, Risk Assessment, & Cyberstalking
  • Confidentiality & Advocate Testimony
  • The Economic Costs of Sexual Violence (*NEW Training)
  • Criminal & Civil Legal Options
  • Sexual Violence & Trauma
  • Self-Care & Vicarious Trauma
  • Reproductive Coercion
  • College Sexual Assault & the Implications for Advocates
  • The Prison Rape Elimination Act for Advocates
  • Working with Diverse Communities
  • Working with Undocument Survivors
  • Using the Maryland Community Services Locator (*NEW Training)
  • Working with Homeless Women & Children (*NEW Training)
  • Working with Men & Boys
  • Military Sexual Trauma
  • Human Trafficking
  • Working with LGBTQ Survivors
  • Prevention
Click here to register now. For more information, contact: [email protected]  301-328-7023

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