Register Now for the SARRC Webinar

Sexual Assault Response & Resource Circle (SARRC) Webinar 

March 14, 2014

(Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board & Oregon Sexual Assault Task Force)

Leona Ike, Warm Springs Tribe Parole and Probation Director, will present on the cultural history of the Columbia River Tribes and the process of integrating history and cultural values into the Warm Springs Parole and Probation Program. The Parole and Probation Program is an alternative-sentencing program located on the Warm Springs Reservation for domestic violence, assault and battery, and sex crime offenders.

 

Sexual Assault Response & Resource Circle WebinarLeona Ike presents on Culture & Programming with the Confederated Tribes of Warm SpringsJoin us for a webinar on Mar 14, 2014 at 10:30 AM PDT.Register now!https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5365166300037723138

Join us to hear Leona Ike from Warm Springs Tribes discus the cultural history for Columbia River Tribes and about a program she created that interweaves the culture of her people into a program for offenders.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Apply now for the Madras Cross Training

May 12-13, 2014

Deer Ridge Correctional Facility
Madras, OR

APPLY HERE

The Statewide Sexual Assault Cross Training Project is designed to increase the effectiveness of sexual assault investigations, communication, and collaboration between law enforcement and prosecution.  As part of our Cross Training Project, we are offering regional, all expenses paid 1.8 day cross-discipline trainings for local, county, and Tribal prosecution and law enforcement.  The training will be followed by quarterly in person/webinar regional meetings to share local progress and brainstorm challenges.  Additional individual technical assistance will be available to participants.

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Sexual Abuse Protective Order (SAPO)

A sexual abuse protective order (SAPO) is a court order that tells the person who hurt you (Respondent) to leave you, your children, and your family alone. Click here for more information.

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Prevention Digest — December 2013

Wrapping up 2013, this Digest links to:

  • The Sexual Health Rankings project
  • New data on gender-based earnings and expectations
  • Resources for promoting reproductive health, and more….

Click here to read the December Prevention Digest

Click here to read previous Prevention Digests

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Statewide Sexual Assault Cross Training & Capacity Building Project

 

 

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The Cross Training Project for law enforcement and prosecutors is designed to increase the effectiveness of sexual assault investigations, communication, and collaboration between law enforcement and prosecution.  We are offering regional, all expenses paid 1.8 day cross-discipline trainings for local, county, and Tribal prosecution and law enforcement.  Click HERE for more information.

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Prevention Digest – October 2013

In this month’s Prevention Digest, read about:

  • NSVRC’s latest publication: Engaging Bystanders to Prevent Sexual Violence;
  • The Geography of Hate geo-mapping Tweets;
  • GLBT Near Me Data Base;
  • Support for Difficult Conversations;
  • Adolescent Relationship Abuse and Pregnancy Prevention Tool Kit;
  • and more!

Click here to read the October Prevention Digest.

Click here to read previous digests.

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E-Newsletter – Summer 2013

Here’s our latest e-newsletter; learn more about the breadth of the Task Force’s work!

Click here to read the Summer 2013 issue of our e-newsletter

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Prevention Digest – July 2013

In this month’s Prevention Digest, read about:

  • NSVRC’s latest publication: Engaging Bystanders to Prevent Sexual Violence;
  • The Geography of Hate geo-mapping Tweets;
  • GLBT Near Me Data Base;
  • Support for Difficult Conversations;
  • Adolescent Relationship Abuse and Pregnancy Prevention Tool Kit;
  • and more!

CLICK HERE to read the July 2013 – Prevention Digest!

View past issues of the Prevention Digest

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Now Hiring: Prosecutor Instructors

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The Sexual Assault Training Institute is seeking applications for prosecutor instructors with expertise in victim-centered prosecution of sexual assault cases.  SATI currently has active and sworn law enforcement officers, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners, Prosecutors, and Victim Advocates on its faculty.  SATI was recently awarded a STOP VAWA grant to conduct cross training for law enforcement and prosecutors from July 2013 until July 2015.  Prosecutor instructors will also be utilized for SANE training, advocate training, prosecutor training, and others as needed.

Individuals with questions can contact Jenna Harper, Training Coordinator for the Task Force at 503-990-6541.  For general information on the Oregon Sexual Assault Task Force, please visit www.oregonsatf.org.

2013 Prosecutor Recruitment Announcement & Application

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SAVE THE DATES: 2013 Advocate Training

Sexual Assault Advocate Training: Providing Core Services

September 16-20, 2013
Salem, OR (Location TBA)

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Join us for the 2013 Advocate Training: Providing Core Services, a 35-hour specialized training for advocates providing direct service to victims/survivors of sexual violence. This training is appropriate for both non-profit and government-based advocates.

Dedicated to improving the skills of advocates, the training will provide participants with information, strategies and skills to provide core sexual assault specific advocacy services. Advocates who have not previously attended sexual assault specific advocacy training are strongly encouraged to attend.

Registration is free, and limited scholarships will be available.

Contact Annika Baldwin here for more information.

Core Services sessions include:

  • Sexual Assault Dynamics
  • Victim Impact
  • Effective Advocacy
  • How to Support Victims of Sexual Assault
  • Victim Blaming
  • Cultural Competency
  • Advocating for Survivors of Human Trafficking
  • People with Disabilities
  • Adolescent Victims
  • Sex Offenders
  • Collaboration and Systems Advocacy
  • Medical Response and Advocacy
  • Criminal Justice Response
  • Victim Rights and Criminal Justice
  • Civil Legal Remedies
  • Sustainable Advocacy
  • Documentation and Confidentiality
  • Immigrant and refugee survivors of SA
  • LGBTIQ Survivors of SA

Advocate Instructors

  1. Traci Boyle-Galestiantz, Portland Community College, Women’s Resource Center
  2. Amy Davidson, Mary’s Place
  3. Kim Larson, Marion County District Attorney’s Office, Victim Assistance Program
  4. Lisa Norton, Portland State University
  5. Dara Pearson, Saving Grace

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