Training: “Current Trends in Sexual Assault” – Janine D’Anniballe

Janine D’Anniballe has been dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and training of sexual assault issues for the past 18 years. Currently, she is the Director of Access, Emergency, and Community Services at Mental Health Partners in Boulder, Colorado. Previously, she was the executive director of Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA), the rape crisis center […]

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Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Course: Adult/Adolescent

ACASA will be hosting Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) courses on May 24-25 & May 31-June 2 This 40-hour didactic education course is designed to provide RNs, APNs and MDs with basic education in providing medical forensic care to adult/adolescent patients of sexual assault/abuse. This course follows the guidelines established by the International Association of […]

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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week – April 2-8, 2017

Each April, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) helps lead communities throughout the country in their annual observances of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW). This year it will be observed April 2–8, 2017 and the theme—Strength. Resilience. Justice.—reflects a vision for the future in which all victims are strengthened by the response they […]

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Sexual Assault Information Line – 1-866-63-ACASA

On April 5th, Governor Asa Hutchinson proclaimed April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Arkansas. Governor Asa Hutchinson read a proclamation of support and an announcement of a Sexual Assault Information Hotline for survivors seeking information about previously untested examination kits. The hotline will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. […]

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If you have been raped

If you are in immediate danger, please call 911. Go to a safe place. Call someone you trust for emotional support. Contact your nearest rape crisis center for an advocate to answer questions, provide emotional support and accompaniment to the hospital or with law enforcement. If you have been sexually assaulted recently or some time […]

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