Removing Barriers Following Sexual Assault: Sexual Assault Forensic Exams for Survivors with Disabilities

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March 17, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

There are many barriers that all survivors of sexual assault who are seeking sexual assault medical forensic exam services must overcome. Those challenges can be compounded when the survivor has a disability. Service providers and medical professionals can help facilitate the process by ensuring an accessible process for all survivors. This webinar will review the unique needs of survivors with disabilities and explore best practices for completing sexual assault exams to ensure a safe and accessible experience for all.


The webinar presenters will be Kim Day, Forensic Nursing Director, and Angelita Olowu, Forensic Nursing Specialist, from the International Association of Forensic Nurses.