Surviving Sexual Assault – It Takes A Village

Surviving Sexual Assault – It Takes A Village

This webinar originally occurred on April 11, 2019
Duration: 1.5 hours


Listening to the experiences of sexual assault survivors is an important step to fully understand how the criminal justice system plays a pivotal role in a survivor’s journey to recovery from the mental and physical impact of sexual assault.

Detailed Learning Objectives

  1. Obtain a comprehensive view of how the various areas of how interactions within the criminal justice system can affect a survivor.
  2. Explain the challenges presented to a survivor including emotional, physical, environmental, and those within the family unit.
  3. Identify possible suggestions and opportunities to expand professional collection of witness communication and statements.


  • Diana Cabra-Meyer

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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