Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners & Victim Sensitive Evidence Collection

NCVC is hosting a free webinar on SANEs and victim sensitive evidence collection, March 2nd from 1-2 pm ET. “This webinar aims to increase understanding about the role Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) play in the proper collection of forensic evidence and in providing a supportive and empowering response to survivors. Participants will learn about how SANEs increase the probability of obtaining probative DNA evidence while minimizing trauma for survivors and how the involvement of SANEs increase prosecution rates.
Through this webinar victim service providers and other participants will become familiar with the importance of the medical forensic exam for DNA collection in sexual assault and other crimes and why having trained examiners is important to survivors and the criminal justice system.”

You can register here.

UPDATE: Listen to the full session or download the presentation slides.