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Freedom from Sexual Violence

Sexual Assault

The Address Confidentiality Program 101

The Address Confidentiality Program 101
By Kim Reynolds, CCASA Blogger When I first began working for the Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) five years ago, I knew very little about sexual violence or victim advocacy. Actually, if I’m completely honest, I…

So, You’ve Been Asked to be an Expert Witness

So, You’ve Been Asked to be an Expert Witness
By Jamie R. Bogner, MS, LPC, CCASA Guest Blogger                                 A person may testify as an expert witness if they have experience, knowledge, training and education in the subject matter relating to the case. If you…

The Woman Behind the Badge

The Woman Behind the Badge
By Doris Rivera-Black, CCASA Guest Blogger When people think of a sexual assault victim, most people think of someone else, not themselves. I thought that way once. I was one who said, "That would NEVER…

You Have Options

You Have Options
by Michelle Wolff, CCASA Blogger “The You Have Options Program (YHOP) establishes uniform law enforcement options for sexual assault reporting and best practice law enforcement strategies to assist in the identification and documentation of sexual…

In the News (May 9, 2014- May 16, 2014)

In the News (May 9, 2014- May 16, 2014)
Spike Lee regrets the rape scene in “She’s Gotta Have It.” [Trigger Warning: Denial] Christina Hoff Sommers is pretty convinced that rape culture is “moral panic.” And these authors think asking for consent is too…