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The Neurobiology of Trauma on Survivors of Sexual Violence  

November 10, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Presenter: Bridget Koestner, Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence

Description: In order to effectively work with or support survivors of sexual violence, it is critical to understand the impacts and consequences of trauma. This training will provide participants with a clear understanding of the neurobiological causes of trauma and its impacts on survivors during and after experiencing sexual assault. Practical implications for enhancing services, policies, and support for survivors are included in the training with an emphasis on the audience’s role in the lives of survivors.

This project was supported by Grant No. 2015-WA-AX-0026 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

This training is brought to you by QVCC’s Campus Resource Team, and is free for the public through the CSCU SAFE Project. This training will be held via webinar. For questions or for more information, please contact Colleen Kearney, Project Director or 860-253-3095.


November 10, 2020
9:30 am - 11:00 am
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