What is survivor-centered training for campus law enforcement?


Teresa White-Walston, of Women Organized Against Rape, reviewed critical concepts when developing survivor-centered training for first responders and law enforcement on college/university campuses.

Teresa White-Walston, Director of Education at Women Organized Against Rape in Philadelphia, led today’s webinar on critical concepts for training first responders and campus law enforcement on how to respond to reports of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.

Materials from today’s webinar include:

Powerpoint (pdf) for Survivor Centered Training for First Responders and Law Enforcement

U.S. Department of Justice 2005 Report on Sexual Assault on Campus: What Colleges and Universities Are Doing About It

Recording (accesible to webinar registrants)

Chat Transcript of Law Enforcement Webinar Training

Livia Rojas, MSSW, is the Training and Resource Coordinator in the Campus Program at the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) where she provides training and technical assistance to recipients of the Department of Justice (DOJ), Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Grant to Reduce Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking on college and university campuses across the United States and territories. Livia has eleven years of working to advance human rights and student organizing through practice and research.

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