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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 Events:

         

        June 16
        Statewide SART/CCR Conference
        Holiday Inn, Rothschild

        This full day conference aims to bring together multidisciplinary teams from around the state to network and troubleshoot CCR and SART related issues. It will also provide an opportunity to learn about innovative collaborative efforts to address victim safety and perpetrator accountability, through plenary and breakout sessions.

        August 13
        SART & CCR Networking Event

        10:00AM-3:30PM
        Northwest Region, exact location TBD

        November 17
        SART & CCR Networking Event

        10:00AM-3:30PM
        Northeast Region, exact location TBD

         

        See SART/CCR Event Page for more details on these events

        Email Ginger Francis, SART/CCR Specialist, with any questions.

         

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        The primary purpose of a Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) is to provide a resource for communities surrounding systemic response to sexual assault. Although similar to a Coordinated Community Response Team (CCR), a SART is smaller in number and made up of members from four disciplines:

        • Advocates
        • Law Enforcement
        • SANE nurses/medical personnel
        • Prosecution

        Goals of a SART:

        • Maximize community safety, protection, and response
        • Ensure victim-centered response and access to community resources
        • Hold sex offenders accountable

        SART Protocol thumbnailFor more information, please contact WCASA's SART/CCR Coordinator, Ginger Francis.

        You can view or download the SART Protocol (2011 ed.) here [2MB] PDF: portable document format

         

        The U.S. Department of Justice has just launched an online SART Toolkit link to external web page under their Office for Victims of Crime.

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        Upcoming Events

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        2015 WCASA Calendar
        Regional TA Events
        Statewide Events

           

        Registration Open!

         

        > 6/11: Paths to Healing Conference, Madison

        > 6/16: Statewide SART/CCR Conference, Rothschild

        > 6/22-6/25: Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy School (SAVAS), Black River Falls

        > 7/21 & 7/22: Northern Training, Danbury

         

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