This live webinar originally occurred on April 25, 2019
Duration: 1.5 hours
The Houston Area Women’s Center’s & Houston Police Department’s experiences will provide attendees greater insight into how collaboration across community- and systems-based advocacy can enhance law enforcement’s response to sexual assault survivors.
Detailed Learning Objectives
- Understand how the HAWC-HPD collaboration evolved to create the “Understanding Victim Response: The Neurobiology of Trauma” program.
- Recognize the importance of training on the definition of sexual violence, perpetrator profile and means of perpetration, survivors’ trauma response, perpetration numbers versus limited accountability, and other reasons why survivors fail to report.
- Identify results from the HAWC-HPC collaboration including successes, challenges, and next steps.
- Aly Kramer Jacobs
- Melissa Holbrook
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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