25% — Sexual Violence is Everyone’s Issue –WHAT it is, WHY it is horrific, WHERE it is happening, and HOW to help

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Date(s) - 09/12/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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25% — Sexual Violence is Everyone’s Issue

25% — Sexual Violence is Everyone’s Issue
WHAT it is, WHY it is horrific, WHERE it is happening, and HOW to help

Featuring:
Sarah McGinnis
Sexual Assault Advocate
Catholic Charities Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Program

Thursday, September 12, 2019
10:00 am– 12:00 pm
Child and Family Center, 705 N. 16th St., Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Who Should Attend: EVERYONE including Direct Care Staff, Caseworkers, Therapists, Counselors, Licensed Mental Health Practitioners, and Supervisors

Training Objectives
• Identify types of sexual abuse and human trafficking
• Discuss trauma associated with sexual abuse and human trafficking
• Examine prevalence and statistics as they relate locally
• Discuss the benefits of utilizing multi-disciplinary and trauma informed approach when working with survivors of sexual abuse and/or human trafficking
• Discuss services available to survivors and how to access them if you encounter a survivor who is in need advocacy or assistance
Register: https://swiamhds.com/community_events/training-events/

Cost: Free

About the Speaker:

Sarah is currently as Sexual Assault Advocate for Catholic Charities Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program. Sarah has a Bachelor’s Degree in both Biological Sciences and Criminal Justice. Sarah has specialized in both domestic violence and sexual violence and has been an advocate for 8 years. Sarah also graduated from MWSU Regional Law Enforcement Academy and has been a commissioned law enforcement officer for almost 10 years. She was previously a full-time Deputy Sheriff and is currently a part-time Police Officer.

 

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