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Saturday: Loyola Sexual Assault Response Advocacy Initiative hosts training

February 22, 2013

Loyola University New Orleans’ nationally recognized program, the Sexual Assault Response Advocacy Initiative, will hold its spring 2013 training this Saturday, Feb. 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library Living Room. Breakfast and lunch will be served. The Sexual Assault Response Advocacy Initiative is a collaborative effort to train students, faculty and staff to respond to individuals in the wake of sexual assault.

During the training, the following strategic areas will be addressed:

  • Knowledge of the interpersonal dynamics of sexual assault and common reactions of victims;
  • Information regarding Louisiana’s legal definitions;
  • How to communicate with victims and how to communicate in a crisis; and
  • Outline of medical options, Loyola’s resources, and resources through the Loyola University Police Department and the New Orleans Police Department.

Additionally, skill building activities will be an experiential part of the training.

To secure a space at the training or for more information, contact Brooks Zitzmann. Reservations will be confirmed in the order they are received.

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