The Woman Today magazine welcomed more than 200 guests to the Greysolon Ballroom on Thursday, April 4, for the third annual Rosie Awards: Recognizing Women as a Driving Force event. PAVSA Lead SANE, Alisha Blazevic was awarded the Silent Advocate Award. Pictured here with PAVSA SANE Jen Bauman and SANE coordinator Em Westerlund.
Unladylike Podcast – How to get a Rape Kit Episode 33
This is not another depressing story about the rape kit backlog. Instead, unladylike hero and sexual assault nurse examiner Trisha Sheridan tells Cristen and Caroline everything we didn’t know we needed to know about what’s in a rape kit and how these forensic tools could restore consent, dignity and justice to patients. Plus, we discover the surprising funding source for America’s first rape kits!
The Strangulation Toolkit provides the forensic nurse with detailed guidance on assessment techniques, documentation, and evidence collection for this patient population. This toolkit also provides documents such as discharge instructions and sample policies that can be adjusted to best suit your institution and your forensic practice.
Star Tribune report – Denied Justice
When rape is reported and nothing happens:
How Minnesota’s criminal justice system has failed victims of sexual assault
View the nine-part series as it appeared in print, beginning with a special section on July 22 and continuing through the final installment on Dec. 30, 2018.