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The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) provides leadership, vision and resources to rape crisis centers, individuals and other entities committed to ending sexual violence.

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Mar 25 2020
Amidst COVID-19, CA Rape Crisis Centers Still Support Survivors

Sacramento, CA – As Californians adapt to an ongoing state of emergency, and health officials across the globe mitigate the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault and all rape crisis centers in California continue to support survivors of sexual violence.  We are making adjustments to ensure the safety of both survivors […]

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Mar 24 2020
Beyond Basic Services

This webinar was developed for agencies who are ready to expand their services for incarcerated survivors beyond the basic services of written correspondence, hotline, and accompaniment to forensic exams mandated by PREA.

The webinar includes information on:

determining your agency’s capacity to offer services beyond letter-writing, hotline calls, and forensic accompaniment to incarcerated survivors
advocating […]

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Mar 17 2020
Advocating for confidentiality and trauma informed care in detention facilities

“It’s difficult to get on the phone and disclose everything that they’re going through […]it does affect the way we’re providing services and how comfortable they are with receiving those services,” stated Claudia Estrada, Advocacy Manager at Rape Counseling Services of Fresno.

 

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) are some of the […]

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Mar 28 2015
Shifting Boundaries: Lessons on Relationships for Students in Middle School: A Training Workshop
Shifting Bounaries: lesson on relationships for studenrts in middle school

The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) are pleased to offer this special training to support local community based organizations in their sexual violence prevention efforts. The focus of this training is for those organizations working in the middle school setting. There is no registration cost to […]

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Oct 1 2013
Materials from August 27, 2013 CDPH Pre-conference training institute

 

On Tuesday August 27, 2013 Alexis Marbach from the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence led a training for California RPE grantees. The training, entitled “Logic Models for Prevention Programming II” explored the basics of creating logic models for prevention programming. The materials from that training can be found here:

 

PowerPoint slides

Training […]

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May 3 2018
2018 Intervention Training Series

CALCASA is proud to present the 2018 Intervention Training Series.
This informative webinar series will provide our membership agencies and allied organizations with a “menu” of our latest initiatives and projects. Beginning in May and continuing through September, there will be two webinars a month that will include topics such as addressing technology abuse, centering […]

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Apr 9 2015
NIWAP Webinar: Healthcare: Understanding the Affordable Care Act and How it Affects Immigrant Survivors

Presented by the National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project (NIWAP), in partnership with Aequitas and California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA)

Date:                          Thursday, April 16, 2015
Time:                          2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Cost:                           The webinar is free to all participants.

Target Audience: This webinar is provided for grantees who receive funding from the U.S. Department of […]

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Dec 12 2013
Logic models for prevention programming

July 23, 2013
2:00 – 3:30 pm

Hosts: Abby Sims and David Lee, California Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Presenter: Alexis Marbach, MPH, Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence

This web conference provided the basics on developing logic models for prevention programs. Attending this web conference (or watching a recording) is required for the August Logic Model Training (see below […]

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