Introduction

2016 NSAPS Panel 2 – Victim-Centered Approaches

2016 NSAPS Panel 2 – Victim-Centered Approaches

Overview

The National Institute of Justice, through its Forensic Technology Center of Excellence hosted "Looking Ahead: The National Sexual Assault Policy Symposium" on September 8-9, 2016, in Washington D.C.

The audience learned how first responders such as medical staff, victims’ advocates, and law enforcement conduct and influence a sexual assault investigation in addition to the importance of a victim-centered and trauma-informed approach. The symposium focused on how the nation is moving forward and finding solutions to the complex issues that arise in sexual assault cases and in testing sexual assault evidence.

Presenters

  • Jim Markey | Detective Sergeant, Phoenix Police Department (Ret.)
  • Elynne Greene | Las Vegas Metropolitan PD, Manager, Victim Services & Human Trafficking
  • Noël Busch-Armendariz | Associate VP for Research and Professor at the University of Texas, Austin
  • Susan Chasson | SANE Coordinator, Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault
  • Jordan Satinsky | Detective Sergeant, Montgomery County, MD, PD, Domestic Violence Section

Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence webinar has been provided by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.

The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this webinar are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of Justice.

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