Sexual Assault Cold Case Survivors and the Neurobiology of Trauma

10/23/2012 - 1:00pm
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Sponsoring Agency: 
The National Center for Victims of Crime
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Ilse Knecht
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To participate in the Webinar, you must register. Space is limited.  Hear from one of our country’s foremost researchers on violence against women about the neurobiology of trauma and sexual assault cold case survivors. Dr. Campbell will explain how the brain responds to trauma and the impact of trauma on victim participation in the criminal justice system. In particular, participants will gain an understanding of the way trauma affects victim participation in cases that are “reactivated” after many years have passed. Learn how trauma affects a victim’s reaction to the crime and the ability to remember details of the assault.Dr. Rebecca Campbell, Professor of Psychology at Michigan State University, is nationally recognized for her ground breaking research on the effectiveness and improved criminal justice outcomes gained through the use sexual assault nurse examiner programs.Who should participate? Victim advocates, law enforcement, prosecutors, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners/Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners, therapists, and anyone who works with sexual assault survivors.  This presentation is transmitted over the Internet, using Webinar technology. You can participate in the Webinar in one of two ways:1.  Through your high-speed (Broadband) computer hook-up and speakers (or headset). Upon registration, you will be given a link from which you will hear and view the Webinar.  2.  Phone and computer with access to the Internet. Upon registration you will be given a phone number and Web address to log into the training

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