Sexual Assault

Campus Sexual Assault: What Clinicians Need to Know

The National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse is hosting a webinar, Campus Sexual Assault: What Clinicians Need to Know. The session will be held January 26th from 1-2:30pm ET. CMEs are available for physicians, (but no CEUs for nurses, sadly). It’s an excellent speaker lineup, so I would encourage you to check it out. Click through for details:

From the announcement:


Sexual violence on college campuses is far too common a problem. The purpose of this webinar is to raise awareness about the issue and to discuss effective strategies for violence prevention and victim support. This webinar is intended to provide guidance for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians’ assistants, medical doctors, and other clinicians who work with young adults.

Learning Objectives:

1) Discuss the prevalence of sexual violence on campuses and identify barriers to services

2) Discuss the role of alcohol in campus sexual assault

3) Discuss how to engage healthcare providers in effective responses to sexual assault

4) Discuss comprehensive approaches to sexual violence prevention

Featured Speakers:

Antonia Abbey, PhD, MA Professor & Area Chair of Cognitive, Developmental and Social Psychology, Wayne

State University

Tricia Bent-Goodley, PhD, MSW, LICSW Professor & Director, Howard University School of Social Work

Rebecca Campbell, PhD, MA Professor of Community Psychology and Program Evaluation, Michigan State


Annie Lewis-O’Connor, PhD, NP-BC, MPH Nurse Scientist and Director, Partners Healthcare

Moderator: Lynn Rosenthal, BASW White House Advisor on Violence Against Women