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MCASA in the News: Court Ruling Highlights Flaws In College Sexual Assault Proceedings — Will It Ripple Across U.S.?

“‘Colleges need better guidance about how to conduct fair and sensitive hearings in sexual misconduct cases,’ [Lisae] Jordan tells Yahoo Health. ‘Survivors and accused students will benefit from fair hearings with clear procedures.’” Korin Miller Yahoo! Health A recent court ruling regarding a college sexual assault case in California is gaining national attention, including coverage […]

News: MCASA joins coalition urging federal government to issue guidance on gender bias in policing of sexual assault and domestic violence

MCASA joined 89 national organizations and 97 other state and local organizations, in urging Attorney General Loretta Lynch and the United States Department of Justice to issue guidance outlining the ways in which gender bias in the policing of sexual assault and domestic violence can violate federal law and constitute police misconduct. Such bias prevents perpetrators from […]

Why Many Rape Victims Don’t Fight Or Yell

“Bringing together the accounts of those who have been assaulted with the neurobiology of trauma can play an essential role in supporting healing and the pursuits of accountability and justice.” -James W. Hopper, PhD The Washington Post The Washington Post recently published an article addressing the frequently misunderstood “freeze” response experienced by many survivors of sexual assault. The […]

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August 5, 2015

Forensic Nurse Examiner Training Adult/Adolescent (FNE-A)

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

Description: Mercy Medical Center is offering a Forensic Nurse Examiner Training Adult/Adolescent (FNE-A) Training.

Training Includes:
- All Course Materials
- 40 hours Didactic Training (Maryland Board of Nursing Approved)
- Nationally Recognized Instructors
- Speculum insertion practice on LIVE models through Johns Hopkins Simulation lab
- Clinical Competencies
- 40 CEUs

For more information visit:
http://www.mcasa.org/_mcasaWeb/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/FNE-Training-Flyer-8-2015.pdf

Human Trafficking Training

Location: Prince George's Hospital Center, 3001 Hospital Drive, Cheverly, MD 20785, United States

August 6, 2015

Forensic Nurse Examiner Training Adult/Adolescent (FNE-A)

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

Description: Mercy Medical Center is offering a Forensic Nurse Examiner Training Adult/Adolescent (FNE-A) Training.

Training Includes:
- All Course Materials
- 40 hours Didactic Training (Maryland Board of Nursing Approved)
- Nationally Recognized Instructors
- Speculum insertion practice on LIVE models through Johns Hopkins Simulation lab
- Clinical Competencies
- 40 CEUs

For more information visit:
http://www.mcasa.org/_mcasaWeb/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/FNE-Training-Flyer-8-2015.pdf

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