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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Silver Spring, Md., February 12, 2016— Three prominent women’s organizations have signed onto a letter to ask for increased accountability in Maryland’s courts after court employees were arrested for sex crimes. In the letter to Chief Judge John Morrissey and other public officials, leaders of the Montgomery County Commission for Women, […]
On Thursday, February 4, Maryland’s Ways and Means Committee heard testimony regarding H.B. 72. This bill, introduced by Delegate Eric Luedtke, would require all Maryland schools to implement age-appropriate sexual assault and abuse prevention curricula. MCASA’s Executive Director, Lisae Jordan, Esq., was among those to testify. Southern Maryland Online covered the hearing. “Lisae Jordan of […]
In a national survey conducted by the Washington Post and Kaiser Family Foundation, 84% of women and 83% of men ranked “reducing domestic violence and sexual assault” as the highest priority issue for improving the lives of women. With your support, MCASA is working every day to do just that. Our staff works with institutions, […]
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2016 Teen Domestic Violence Summit
Location: Charles H. Flowers High School 1001 Ardwick Ardmore Road, Springdale, MD 20774
Description: Purpose: To bring awareness to alarming teen dating violence statistics as well as to provide an official platform for students to discuss various preventative methods.
Bringing in the Bystander In-Person Prevention Program (BITB)
Location: Montgomery College, Rockville, MD
Description: Prevention Innovations Research Center (PIRC) of the University of New Hampshire is hosting a Bringing in the Bystander In-Person Prevention Program. BITB a full-day workshop intended to train facilitators on bringing the BITB program to their campus communities. Although the curriculum focuses on campus sexual, relationship violence and stalking prevention, the regional training is open to any individual who would like to register and attend.
Regional Campus Training
Location: Carroll Community College, United States
Description: The Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA) would like to extend an invitation to attend our Campus Training for the Mid-Maryland Region, co-sponsored by Carroll Community College . This one-day training will be held from 9 A.M.-5 P.M. on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at Carroll Community College (1601 Washington Road, Westminster, MD 21157). This is the fourth of MCASA’s regional trainings for colleges and universities and will 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 Mid-Maryland 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
Lunch will be generously provided by Carroll Community College.
Event information is available on our website at: https://www.z2systems.com/np/clients/mcasa/event.jsp?event=116&
The registration page may be accessed at https://www.z2systems.com/np/clients/mcasa/eventRegistration.jsp?event=116&
If you have any questions, please contact MCASA at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our office at 301-328-7023.