Utilizing the Trauma Informed Approach for Sexual Assault Investigations
Presented by Sabrina Blevins In Person at the Denton Public Safety Training Center on August 4th
Time & Location
Aug 04, 2023, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM CDT
Denton Public Safety Training Center, 719 E Hickory St, Denton, TX 76205, USA
About the Event
Please Note: This training was previously held on April 21st and April 28th in Garland and Arlington, respectively.
"Utilizing the Trauma Informed Approach for Sexual Assault Investigations"
8 CE Credits will be offered for TCOLE (Texas Comission on Law Enforcement) - Hours will be reported by Denton Police Department.
*Continuing Education for Mental Health Professionals is NOT offered for this training*
Presented by: Sabrina Blevins
Date: August 4th, 2023
Time: 8am - 5pm CDT
Location: Denton Public Safety Training Center, Classroom D (719 E Hickory St, Denton, TX 76205)
Cost: Free (This training is supported by Award No. 3012705 by the Texas Office of the Governor and Violence Against Women Act Fund.)
This course is designed to inform the law enforcement community how to utilize the trauma informed approach when responding to and investigating sexual assaults. The course will begin with the foundations of what trauma is and the effects it has on the brain and body. Attendees will then progress into trauma informed interview techniques, report writing concerns, dynamics of sexual assaults and learn ways to overcome the challenges that these cases can present. The information presented is designed to benefit all law enforcement professionals regardless of their experience in the profession.
- Understand trauma and how the body responds physically and mentally
- Understand the "best practices" to be used when interviewing survivors of traumatic events
- Understand the dynamics of Sexual Assault
- Recognize barriers to reporting and how to overcome them
- Identify concerns regarding marginalized population groups and how to overcome them
- Identify investigative strategies that minimize revictimization
About Our Speaker:
Sabrina Blevins is a passionate criminal justice professional with experience investigating intimate partner violence and sexual assaults. She is dedicated to educating the criminal justice community on the traumatic effects of intimate partner violence and the methods of investigation that will minimize further trauma to survivors. Sabrina’s experience in law enforcement over the period of 10 years includes time spent investigating street level narcotics, intimate partner violence, sexual assaults, as well as locating and apprehending violent felons. She holds an Advanced Texas Peace Officers License and has amassed over 4,200 hours of continuing education. Sabrina is a proud member of the LGBTQIA+ community and is devoted to ensuring that survivors from all walks of life receive the care that they so much deserve.
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Utilizing the Trauma Informed Approach for Sexual Assault InvestigationsDenton Police Department
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