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WCASA is Wisconsin's only state-wide coalition dedicated to ending sexual violence.

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        The Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault creates the social change necessary to end sexual violence. 

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        Upcoming Event

        SExual assault victim advocacy school (SAVAS)

        This training addresses the basics of being a victim advocate — answering the crisis line, providing individual and systems advocacy and providing outreach in your community. Participants will have opportunities to practice skills necessary to provide comprehensive advocacy for victims. New sexual assault victim advocates, domestic violence victim advocates, and other professionals who want to learn more about sexual violence are encouraged to attend. 

        SAVAS consists of a classroom component, in addition to a series of sessions via webinar prior to and after the training.  Participants will be expected to have completed each session.


        February 20-23, 2017* - Pewaukee

        May 16-19, 2017 - Weston


        Registration Fee: This training is free for WCASA sexual assault service provider staff (SASPs) and staff of SASPs are prioritized. The fee for this training is $150 for non-SASPs and can either be paid via credit card on our payment page or by sending a check to WCASA. *Click here to see if you are listed as one of the 54 WCASA SASPs.

        Please note: Register early to ensure enrollment. Registrations received after this date will be accepted based on availability. Registration submitted without payment does not guarantee a spot; payment must also be received.

        (Training full; waitlist only)

        PLEASE NOTE: Thursday, February 23 covers CVC/SAFE and Victim Rights training material through the WI Office of Crime Victim Services. Register below if you are only attending this day. You will not be responsible for payment.


        Training Assistance

        Participants can request mileage reimbursement and 4 nights of lodging as training assistance (no food). Only Sexual Assault Service Providers (SASP) can request training assistance to attend SAVAS through WCASA. Staff of SASPs are prioritized. Apply and register at above link.

        Any direct service provider for a victim of crime, as defined by VOCA, is otherwise eligible for training assistance through the WI Department of Justice, regardless of whether it receives VOCA funding.

        Apply here if you qualify


        Wildwood Suites
        Wildwood Lodge
        N14 W24140 Tower Place
        Pewaukee, WI
        P: 262-506-2000

        There is a room block held under WCASA for the nights of February 19 thru February 22. If you have requested training assistance for lodging WCASA will make your reservation.


        Go to Online Payment Processing page to pay via credit card or check.

        More Information

        See event flyer

        Please email Peter at peterf @ wcasa.org if you have questions.

        Upcoming Events

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        2017 Calendar

        2017 Webinars
        Regional TA Events

        Statewide Events


        Now thru 3/7, help WCASA support survivors:https://s3.amazonaws.com/gg-day-of-giving/wisconsin2017/downloads/big-share-logo.jpg


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        > March 7: Help WCASA support survivors during the Big Share Online Giving Campaign

        > March 21: Legislative Advocacy Day,

        > March 28: Community Assessment Training (SART/ CCR), Eau Claire

        > March 31: Madison Capitols (hockey) Fundraiser, Madison

        > April 1: Survivors & Allies / 6th Annual Wrap Around the Capitol, Madison

        > April 12: Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) (webinar)

        > May 16-19: Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy School (SAVAS), Weston


        Save the Date

        > April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month!

        > April 26: Denim Day

        May 9 & 10
        Spring Directors Meeting
        Hotel Marshfield, Marshfield

        June 22: Paths to Healing ConferenceCrowne Plaza, Madison

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