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10 Myths of Sexual Assault

May 17, 2017 | 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM EDT | Webinar


Examine the common medical and social myths and misconceptions that undermine the investigation and adjudication of child sexual abuse cases. Materials discussed will include the medical/legal definitions or "child", the evolving definition of "rape", and the different between statutory requirements for "consent" and "force".

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About the Presenter: Laurie Gray is an experienced trial attorney and child advocate. She earned her B.A. from Goshen College and her J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law. As an attorney in private practice from 1993-2000, Laurie’s work included criminal defense and serving as court-appointed guardian ad litem in child welfare cases. As a Deputy Prosecutor in Allen County, Indiana, from 2000-2010, she primarily handled sexual assault cases (both adult and juvenile) and Drug Court. From 2010-2016, Laurie worked as an adjunct professor of criminal sciences at Indiana Tech and as a bilingual forensic interviewer at her local child advocacy center. Laurie co-wrote The ABC’s of Sexual Assault: Anatomy, “Bunk” and the Courtroom with Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Michelle Ditton. In addition to writing, speaking and consulting, Laurie currently works as the Statewide Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Coordinator for the Indiana Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

What's In It For You

Attend this webinar to: * Recognize investigative myths involving physical and medical evidence in sexual abuse cases * Examine social and cultural beliefs about virginity and sexuality that perpetuate “rape culture” * Discover the difference between “no means no” and “yes means yes” in the context of consent

Is this training for you?

This webinar is primarily designed for detectives, forensic interviewers, sexual assault examiners, victim advocates, juvenile court personnel, prosecutors, and other child serving professionals.

The following would benefit from this training:
• Law Enforcement
• Prosecutors
• Social Workers
• Victim Service Providers

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No other dates for this training are scheduled at this time.


Contact Information

Jeanette Leitner
(877) 798-7682
leitner@fvtc.edu
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10 Myths of Sexual Assault

Examine the common medical and social myths and misconceptions that undermine the investigation and adjudication of child sexual abuse cases. Materials discussed will include the medical/legal definitions or "child", the evolving definition of "rape", and the different between statutory requirements for "consent" and "force".


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Notice of Federal Funding and Federal Disclaimer This Web site is funded in part through grants from BJA, COPS, ​OJJDP, OJP, OVC, SMART, and U.S. Department of Justice. Neither the U.S. Department of Justice nor any of its components operate, control, are responsible for, or necessarily endorse, this Web site (including, without limitation, its content, technical infrastructure, and policies, and any services or tools provided).​