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Domestic & Sexual Violence 101 Webinar Series

The Victim Rights Law Center leads the following three webinars, hosted by the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence.

Part I: Understanding Sexual Assault and Victimization: Building the Foundation for Civil Legal Advocacy

The course will establish the basic differences between non-intimate partner sexual assault and domestic violence, address the dynamics of victimization and perpetration, and introduce why the civil legal system is needed to meet the most urgent needs of sexual assault survivors.

Part II: Issue Spotting Sexual Assault Survivors’ Needs: Conducting a Holistic Intake

This online course explores the impact trauma can have on a sexual assault legal intake and invites participants to develop strategies for working effectively with sexual assault survivors to identify and address their legal needs.

Part III: Intersections of Sexual Assault and Family Law

This training will explore the intersections of sexual assault and family law matters, including working with minor clients and advocating on behalf of non-offending parents.

This project was supported by Grant No. 2018-TA-AX-K006 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women.