The Neurobiology of Sexual Assault: Implications for First Responders in Law Enforcement, Prosecution, and Victim Advocacy

Date/Time: 
12/03/2012 - 10:00am
Location
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Office of Justice Programs, 3rd Floor Ballroom
810 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC

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Sponsoring Agency: 
National Institute of Justice
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Yolanda Curtis
Contact Phone: 
202-305-2554
Contact Email: 
yolanda.curtis@usdoj.gov
Description: 

Dr. Rebecca Campbell will bring together research on the neurobiology of trauma and the criminal justice response to sexual assault. She will explain the underlying neurobiology of traumatic events, its emotional and physical manifestation, and how these processes can impact the investigation and prosecution of sexual assaults. Real-world, practical implications will be examined for first responders, such as law enforcement, nurses, prosecutors, and advocates.For more information or to RSVP, please contact Yolanda Curtis at Yolanda.Curtis@usdoj.gov or 202-305-2554.The seminar is free but you must RSVP to gain access to the OJP building. Please allow 20 minutes to get through security.If you are unable to attend the seminar in person, you can listen to a recording at http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/events/research-real-world.htm a few weeks after the seminar takes place. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Yolanda Curtis at Yolanda.Curtis@usdoj.gov or 202-305-2554.The seminar is free but you must RSVP to gain access to the OJP building. Please allow 20 minutes to get through security.If you are unable to attend the seminar in person, you can listen to a recording at http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/events/research-real-world.htm a few weeks after the seminar takes place.  

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