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Language and Sexual Violence

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Sponsoring Agency
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
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Contact Name
Suzanne Estrella
Contact Phone
717-728-9740 x161
Contact Email
sestrella@pcar.org
Description
Language and Sexual Violence March 20, 2018 12:00pm-1:30pm The language used to talk about sexual violence can have profound impacts on how people understand victims' experiences and the impacts of these crimes. Word choice can effect hearings, trials, and protection order petitions. This webinar will: identify how language choices can impact outcomes in sexual assault cases, increase participants' knowledge of how language shapes perception and show how appropriate language can lead to greater justice in cases of sexual violence.  Audience: Judges, Court Personnel and Allied Professionals 
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