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Multidisciplinary Discussions: Trauma, Resiliency, & Reflections on 10 Years of Start by Believing

Multidisciplinary Discussions: Trauma, Resiliency, & Reflections on 10 Years of Start by Believing

In this webinar discussions on experiences of trauma, stress, and resiliency will take place through the lens of law enforcement, advocates, and forensic nurses. Panelists will share their experiences in both the professional and personal context discussing sources of stress, the meaning of resiliency and hope, and strategies to address stress. Although pre-recorded, this session will have interactive components. Come join us to learn more about stress and what you can do to prevent, mitigate and manage it.

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Acknowledging Law Enforcement Trauma to Help Sexual Assault Survivors: A Tool Kit for Implementation

Acknowledging Law Enforcement Trauma to Help Sexual Assault Survivors: A Tool Kit for Implementation

The City of Cambridge’s Police Department and Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative, in close collaboration with local service providers, have created and implemented a Trauma Informed Law Enforcement (TILE) Initiative, including a model 3 day training, and changes to practice and protocol.

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Domestic and Sexual Violence: Trauma Informed Victim Contact and Interviewing

Domestic and Sexual Violence: Trauma Informed Victim Contact and Interviewing

You’ve learned about trauma and its effects, now what? How do you translate that knowledge into outcomes for victims, achieve justice and be trauma-informed, and work with victims who need help but refuse to cooperate with law enforcement? How do you get victims to share their stories so the legal system can begin getting them justice – whether through a criminal conviction or a protective order?

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Trauma and Resilience Integration Using Multiple Pathways to Healing (TRIUMPH) Model

Trauma and Resilience Integration Using Multiple Pathways to Healing (TRIUMPH) Model

Trauma and Resilience Integration Using Multiple Pathways to Healing (TRIUMPH) model is a trauma informed model that allows flexibility in how trauma is processed. We know that the model of treatment is not a “one size fits all” so we have integrated the information gathered from the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACES), the brain science that exists in regard to how trauma affects the brain and how powerful healthy relationships can be as a corrective experience.

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How Law Enforcement Leaders Can Build a Trauma Informed Response Culture at Their Agency

How Law Enforcement Leaders Can Build a Trauma Informed Response Culture at Their Agency

Progressive law enforcement agencies are changing the way they investigate sexual assault. Based on neuroscience research into trauma’s effect on the brain, police organizations have begun to adapt their perspectives on rape victims’ behavior and memory following an attack. Are these same agencies ensuring their policies and procedures maintain these changes? Are police executives committed to transforming the culture of their agency? Has the overall culture changed, or will gender biases creep back in, negating the progress they have made? Are the positive changes sustainable?

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Forensic Experiential Trauma Interview: A Trauma Informed Experience

Forensic Experiential Trauma Interview: A Trauma Informed Experience

When people experience trauma, they go through a process that many professionals – as well as the individuals themselves – do not understand. For example, most of us were trained to believe that when an individual experiences a traumatic event, the brain records the majority of the details investigators need, or want to know, about the event: Who, What, Where, Why, When and How?

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Neurobiology of Sexual Assault – Part 2: Experience and Memory

Neurobiology of Sexual Assault – Part 2: Experience and Memory

Traumatic experiences have immediate, powerful and potentially long-lasting effects on the human brain. This presentation explains how fear and trauma can alter brain functioning during sexual assault, and alter the encoding and storage of memories in ways that are, unfortunately, still commonly misunderstood by many who work with victims of sexual assault.

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Neurobiology of Sexual Assault – Part 1: Experience and Behavior

Neurobiology of Sexual Assault – Part 1: Experience and Behavior

Traumatic experiences have immediate, automatic and powerful effects on the human brain. This presentation explains how fear and trauma can alter brain functioning during sexual assault, resulting in experiences and behaviors that are, unfortunately, still commonly misunderstood by many who work with victims of sexual assault.

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