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MCASA in the News: Human Trafficking – Teachers Can Help Spot It

For young victims of human trafficking, observant teachers can serve as a critical lifeline. With a recent human sex trafficking case in Prince George’s County in the headlines, and schools statewide preparing for classes to begin, MCASA’s Executive Director, Lisae Jordan, Esq., spoke to the Public News Service about signs and symptoms of human trafficking that […]

Registration now OPEN: 32-Hour Comprehensive Victim Advocate Training, September 12-15, 2016

MCASA invites you to attend this fall’s 32-hour Sexual Assault Victim Advocate training! Registration is now open.  32-Hour Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Training Peninsula Regional Medical Center 100 East Carroll Street, Salisbury, MD 21801 September 12, 13, 14, and 15 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Click Here To Register This 32-hour training is designed for […]

MCASA in the News: Baltimore PD Failed Survivors of Sexual Assault

The release of a sharply critical report from the U.S. Department of Justice has shed light on the Baltimore Police Department’s systematic mishandling of sexual assault cases. In particular, evidence of gender bias on the part of prosecutors and officers alike indicates that sexual assault survivors in Baltimore still do not have fair access to […]

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September 12, 2016

MCASA's Comprehensive Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Training

Location: Salisbury, MD, USA

September 19, 2016

Strengthening Military-Civilian Community Partnerships

Location: Mitscher Auditorium Levy Center 101 Cooper Road Annapolis, MD 21402

Description: This is an interactive training that helps participants establish partnerships with local military installations in order to effectively respond to the needs of sexual assault victims in the military.

September 21, 2016

Neurobiology of Trauma Training with Dr. Jim Hopper

Location: Village Commons Community Center, 1326 Main Chapel Way, Gambrills, MD 21054, USA

Description: MCASA will host a special Neurobiology of Trauma training with Dr. Jim Hopper, a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School and a nationally recognized expert on psychological trauma. Dr. Hopper teaches professionals about the neurobiological basis of trauma and its implications on both sexual violence and memory. This training helps professionals understand the brain basis for behaviors so that they can develop more accurate and understanding responses to incidences of sexual violence.

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