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Federal Action Alert: Urge the Senate to Protect Health Care Access

Federal Action Alert  Urge the Senate to Protect Health Care Access   The Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA) joins with our national partner, The National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, in calling to action those who support survivors of sexual violence to urge the Senate to protect health care access.  Several ways to take part […]

Registration Open for MCASA’s Eastern Shore Regional Campus Training

Registration is now open for the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA’s) Regional Campus Training for the Eastern Shore region. Tuesday, July 11, 2017 9:00am – 5:00pm Wor-Wic Community College Salisbury, MD 21804 MCASA’s regional trainings for colleges and universities focus on sexual violence prevention and response on campus, particularly, survivor-centered responses to reports of sexual […]

Support MCASA at Cafe Rio Mexican Grill on Wednesday, June 21st!

On Wednesday, June 21st, you can enjoy a delicious meal at Cafe Rio Mexican Grill all while supporting the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault. To participate, just head to Cafe Rio on 3140 Olney Sandy Spring Road, Olney, MD anytime on June 21st and present your fundraising voucher (print yours here or download it to […]

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June 29, 2017

32-Hour Comprehensive Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Training

Location: The Salvation Army Maryland & West Virginia Divisional Headquarter, 814 Light St, Baltimore, MD 21230

Description: This is a 4-day training discussing both basic and advanced topics on sexual assault for victim advocates.

July 11, 2017

MCASA's Eastern Shore Regional Campus Training

Location: Wor-Wic Community College, 32000 Campus Dr, Salisbury, MD 21804, USA

Description: MCASA's regional trainings for colleges and universities focus on sexual violence prevention and response on campus, particularly, survivor-centered responses to reports of sexual violence. Registration will be open to campus investigators, police, administration and staff, counselors, students, and advocates in each region.

Each training will address the following topics:

Neurobiology of Trauma
Interviewing Tips and Techniques
Federal and State Laws Governing Sexual Assault Response
Legal Options for Survivors
Supporting Trans Survivors
Cultural Humility & Allyship
Supporting Students of Various Immigration Statuses

August 5, 2017

Victim Advocate Training Overview-- Private

Location: Camp Fretterd (Reisterstown, Maryland)

Description: This condensed training covers both introductory and advanced topics to provide a foundation for best practices for advocates in the field of sexual assault services.

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