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

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        Our Mission

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


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        SAVAS

        Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy School

         

        This training addresses the needs of being a victim advocate - whether working the crisis line, providing medical or legal advocacy, working with a community coordinated response team or more. Participants will have the opportunity to practice skills necessary to prove comprehensive advocacy for victims. New sexual assault advocates, domestic violence victim advocates, and other professionals who want to learn more information about sexual violence are encouraged to attend.

        This consists of an in-person component, in addition to a series of sessions via webinar prior to and after the training. To get the full benefit of the school, WCASA encourages advocates to complete both components. Participants will be expected to show they have completed each session.



        Upcoming Dates:

        February 20-23, 2017: Pewaukee

        May 16-19, 2017: Weston

        August 8-11, 2017: La Crosse

        December 5-8, 2017: Madison


        Training Assistance:
         
        Participants can receive mileage reimbursement OR paid hotel. Sexual Assault Service Providers (SASP) staff and/or WCASA Members can request training assistance to attend SAVAS.


        More Information:
        Visit SAVAS Event Page.

        Questions: Please contact Technology & Events Coordinator, Peter Fiala at peterf@wcasa.org or (608) 284-5494.

        Upcoming Events

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        2018 Calendar

        Regional TA Info/Trainings

        Webinars

        Statewide & National Events

         

        Registration Open

         

        > February 20-22, 2018: 

        Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy School (SAVAS), Madison

        > March 20, 2018:  Webinar: Harnessing the Momentum of the #MeToo Movement for SAAM (11:00am) 

        > March 27, 2018:  CCR/SART In-person Training, Eau Claire

        > April 7, 2018: Survivors & Allies Day of Healing (part of the Day of Healing), Madison

          

        Save the Date

         

        > March 6, 2018


        > April 7, 20187th Annual Wrap Around the Capitol
        (part of the Day of Healing), Madison

        > June 7 & 8, 2018: WCASA's Training Institute, Kalahari Resort, WI Dells

        > June 8, 2018: Voices of Courage Awards Luncheon, WI Dells

        > June 22, 2018: Paths to Healing Conference, Madison

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