Sexual Violence in the United States: Impact, Awareness, Advocacy, and New Directions for Change (+)
Monday, March 18, 2013
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Adler School of Professional Psychology and Traumatic Stress Psychology Student Association (TSPSA) host a presentation and panel discussion focused on sexual violence and advocacy efforts toward prevention and intervention, featuring Grace Brown, artist and founder of Project Unbreakable.
An introduction will be provided by Janna Henning, J.D., Psy.D., F.T., B.C.E.T.S., Coordinator of the Traumatic Stress Psychology Concentration, about the prevalence rates, long-term psychological outcomes, and cultural impact of sexual violence.
Three distinguished panelists, Rebecca Gordon, Ed.D. of the UIC Women’s Leadership and Resource Center, Steve Adler of Rape Victims Advocates, and Eva Ball, MSW of the Northwestern University CARE Office will discuss advocacy efforts in the Chicago area for sexual violence survivors and how to engage in advocacy projects in the Chicago area.
Admission is free for Adler School students, alumni, faculty and staff. There is a $25 fee for guests of the Adler School. 2.5 CEUs available for clinicians, $20 processing fee.