Jackie Strohm is the Prevention and Resource Coordinator at the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape. She provides training, resources, and support to local rape crisis centers with the goal of making communities safer for everyone. She previously served at PCAR as the Special Projects Coordinator, where she worked on projects related to telecounseling and serving male survivors. Jackie joined the movement to end sexual violence in 2012 as a peer educator on her college campus. She is a graduate of Temple University where she earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work.
Erika Brosig is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the Clinical Director at Victim Services, Inc. in Cambria and Somerset Counties. She’s been with the agency since 2003 and is proud to be an advocate in the fight against sexual violence. Erika earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh, a master’s degree in Psychology from Mt. Aloysius College and a master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh. Erika studied Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) under Dr. Ricky Greenwald at the Trauma Institute/Child Trauma Institute and is an EMDR Certified Therapist and EMDRIA Approved Consultant. She is also a Certified Trauma Treatment Specialist and a Diplomate with the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress. Erika is a survivor of sexual abuse by former pediatrician Johnnie Barto and has channeled her own trauma into advocacy and endless passion for helping others find their way to healing. She is a strong believer in the integration of traditional therapy with cutting edge and holistic healing techniques to provide healing for the mind, body, and spirit.