Multidisciplinary Sexual Assault Response Teams (SART) are highly regarded as achieving success in communities, improving responses for victims, and increasing prosecution rates.
The Oklahoma Bankers Association and the Oklahoma Sheriff's Department Triad program formed a partnership in this effort, and the hosts will share the successes, tips, and best practices learned from this collaboration.
This session provides an overview of the Clery Act's requirements and how the Act influences on- and off-campus response and resources.
Civil legal advocacy and representation are critical needs for campus sexual assault victims who report violence to their institutions.The session features Esther Del Toro Oliver from Wage and Hour Division, U. Department of Labor; Colleen Owens from the Justice Policy Center, Urban Institute and John Jay College of Criminal Justice; and Meredith Rapkin from Friends of Farmworkers.Participants learned strategies for improving outreach to hard-to-reach populations that are vulnerable to labor trafficking, and for building long-term, collaborative relationships with community based organizations and nontraditional investigative partners.Whether it is a single incident or an ongoing pattern of abuse, sexual assault can undermine a victim's physical and emotional safety.Effective safety plans empower victims and can help them reclaim a sense of safety and security.