Serving Sexual Assault Victims in Rural Communities Online Discussion
In Commemoration of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will present a Web Forum discussion with robin Clover and Tiffany Eskelson-Maestas on best practices for serving sexual assault victims in rural communities. Ms. Clover has been the Executive Director of the Sublette county Sexual Assault and Family Violence (SAFV) Task Force - a nonprofit advocacy program in Wyoming working to eliminate domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking - since 2001. She is a memeber of the Board of Directors for the Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. She also was a founding member of the Wyoming Prevent Team, a collaboration of organizations throughout the state whose main purpose was to promote primary sexual violence prevention. Ms. Eskelson-Maestas is the Resrouce Development Specialist for the Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, where she has worked for the past 10 years. She provides education, training, and technical assistance to Wyoming's domestic violence and sexual assault programs and their communities. her expereince includes advocacy, primary sexual violence prevention, sexual assault response, community mobilization, statewide council and team development, and rural services.