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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Webinar: Beyond the Finding

Start Date: 6/25/2020 2:00 PM EDT
End Date: 6/25/2020 3:00 PM EDT

Organization Name: ASCA

Email: asca@theasca.org
Phone: (979) 589-4604

Beyond the Finding: Effective Interventions for Students Causing Sexual Harm

As we revise policies and training materials to address incidents of sexual misconduct, we need to ground our efforts in what is known about treatment and intervention for students with problematic sexual behaviors. Joing ASCA and MASOC for a new perspective on college sexual misconduct. 

Dr. Rachel King serves as the Title IX Coordinator at Curry College in Massachusetts, where she was formerly Associate Dean of Students. Rachel brings passion to her work in conflict resolution and crisis management having served as chair of her institutions' behavioral intervention teams for eight years. She is trained as a mediator and has extensive experience facilitating restorative justice conferences in community and school-based programs. Over the past 15 years, she has been an active member of ASCA including as faculty for the Gehring Academy and Sexual Misconduct Institute. She also serves as a consultant at the DOJ's Office of Violence Against Women's Technical Training, addressing the topic of a restorative approach to cases of gender-based violence. 

Joan Tabachnick, MASOC Executive Director, has developed educational materials and innovative sexual violence prevention prgrams for national, state, and local organizations over 25 eyars. Her primary focus is on preventing the perpetration of sexually harmful behaviors, particularly in adolescents and young adults. Joan created the educational programming for Stop It Now! before starting her own consulting practice. Since then, she has been director of NEARI Press and a founding co-chair of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) prevention committee. Joan is currently a fellow with the Department of Justice SMART Office focusing on preventing campus sexual misconduct. Her written work includes an NSVRC publication titled "Engaging Bystanders in Sexual Violence Prevention," an ATSA publication called "A Reasoned Approach: The Reshaping of Sex Offender Policy to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse," and numerous articles and book chapters. 

Sabrina S. Rapisarda, M.Ed., is a doctoral candidate in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She was a co-author of the recently released MASOC policy paper titled "A New Perspective on College Sexual Misconduct: Effective Interventions for Students Causing Harm."

$49 ASCA/MASOC Members
$99 Non-Members

*Live closed captioning available upon advance request. Please contact asca@theasca.org to request this accommodation.