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MCASA at the United State of Women Summit

On June 14th, the White House held a national summit on  the United State of Women. Violence against women was a major focus of the summit. Many speakers and organizations addressed the issue, inspiring us and reaffirming our mission to prevent sexual violence, advocate for the care of survivors, and work to hold perpetrators accountable. Vice […]

Support and Resources in the Aftermath of Orlando Massacre

“The National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence joins the nation in mourning the victims of the mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub on Latinx night in Orlando, Florida. As organizations committed to ending violence and hatred, we condemn this heinous act and stand in solidarity with the LGBT and Latinx communities, as well […]

MCASA Member in the News: Bystander intervention can help stop sexual assault

The Rape Crisis Intervention Service of Carroll County, a member program of MCASA, was featured as this week’s Nonprofit View in the Carroll County Times. In her column, RCIS Executive Director Janice Kispert outlines the importance of bystander intervention as a way for communities to help prevent sexual assault. Bystander intervention is a call to action […]

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July 12, 2016

MCASA's Southern Maryland Regional Campus Training-Open to Public

Location: St. Mary's College of Maryland, 47645 College Dr, St Marys City, MD 20686, United States

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, administrators and staff, counselors, students, and advocates in the Southern Maryland Region.

This training will address the following topics:

Principles of adult education
Affirmative consent and the real world
Faculty disclosure
Campus safety planning and no contact orders
Campus policy, response, and the LGBTQ community
Campus climate surveys: making them work for you

August 9, 2016

MCASA's Baltimore Regional Campus Training-Open to Public

Location: Morgan State University, 1700 E Cold Spring Ln, Baltimore, MD 21251, United States

Description: This training will be open to campus investigators, police, administrators and staff, counselors, students, and advocates in the Baltimore region area. The focus of the training will be sexual violence prevention and response on campus, with an emphasis on Underserved Populations and Prevention.

Registration will be open to campus investigators, police, administrators and staff, counselors, students, and advocates in the Baltimore Region.

This training will address the following topics:

Population, outreach, and special considerations
Barriers to intervention
Sexual assault and the undocumented student
Campus safety planning and No Contact Orders
Campus policy, response, and the LGBTQ Community
Affirmative Consent and the real world

August 15, 2016

Forensic Nurse Examiner Training – Adult & Adolescent

Location: Truman Semans Conference Room, Weinberg Center for Women’s Health & Medicine at MMC, 227 Saint Paul Place, Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Description: $300 course fee includes:
All course materials
40 hours didactic training by nationally-recognized forensic nursing instructors &
local criminal justice agencies
Maryland Board of Nursing approved
40 CEUs

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