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Update: Rape Survivor Family Protection Act

You may have heard by now that the Rape Survivor Family Protection Act never made it to a vote on sine die, the last day of the legislative session.  We fought hard to the bitter end and had strong support from many legislators.  In the Maryland General Assembly, however, the chairman of a committee has […]

Frontline Spring 2016 Issue

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month. This year’s theme, Prevention is Possible, resonates with us here in Maryland. With the recent passage of Erin’s Law through both the House of Delegates and the State Senate, there has never been a better time for us to come together and ensure that all children receive appropriate prevention education. […]

MSBA REVERSES COURSE AND SUPPORTS RAPE SURVIVOR BILL

MSBA REVERSES COURSE AND SUPPORTS RAPE SURVIVOR BILL there are no more excuses it’s time for the Judicial Proceedings Committee to take a vote After two years of active opposition, the Maryland State Bar Association has reversed course and filed a statement urging favorable consideration of the Rape Survivor Family Protection Act. This morning’s MSBA statement supports […]

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May 3, 2016

MWOCN Cultural Competency Programming-Open to Public

Location: Bowie State University, 14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, MD 20715, United States

Description: Center of Technology, Learning Center (CLT 117)
14000 Jericho Park Road, Bowie, MD 20715

MCASA’s Women of Color Network (MWOCN), with the support of Bowie State University’s Wellness Center and Partners in Peace, invites you to attend our Cultural Competency Training. The goal of the training is to make participants aware of their personal prejudices and biases in order to better serve clientele. We will be having Mariam Rauf, the Outreach Program Manager at the Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project, as our guest speaker. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, please contact info@mcasa.org or at 301-328-7023.

May 10, 2016

MCASA's Western Regional Campus Training-Open to Public

Location: Frostburg State University, 101 Braddock Rd, Frostburg, MD 21532, 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 Western Region.

This training will address the following topics:

An overview of sexual violence and trauma
Sexual violence prevention
Legal issues regarding the college response to sexual assault
The myths regarding false reports
Trauma-informed survivor interview practice

Register here:
https://www.z2systems.com/np/clients/mcasa/event.jsp?event=131&

For more information, please contact info@mcasa.org or at 301-328-7023.

June 13, 2016

MCASA's Eastern Shore Regional Campus Training-Open to Public

Location: University of Maryland Eastern Shore

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 Capital Region.

This training will address the following topics:

An overview of sexual violence and trauma
Sexual violence prevention
Legal issues regarding the college response to sexual assault
The myths regarding false reports
Trauma-informed survivor interview practice

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