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Frontline Summer 2016 Issue

6 months. That’s the maximum time that convicted “Stanford Rapist” Brock Turner can expect to spend in jail after brutally raping an unconscious woman behind a dumpster. This is not what justice looks like. Turner’s lenient sentence has sparked national outrage. Beginning with the survivor’s courageous impact statement, the national dialogue surrounding this case has shown […]

Safety Sync: Pokemon Go

Mar Firke Program Coordinator (Prevention and Education) The recent release of the GPS-based mobile game Pokemon Go has prompted a number of safety concerns for users. Based on players’ physical location, the popular new smartphone app allows players to “find” and “catch” digital creatures. By physically walking and exploring a particular geographic area, players can […]

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 […]

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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

September 12, 2016

MCASA's Comprehensive Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Training

Location: Salisbury, MD, USA

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