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Supporting Student Survivors of Sexual Violence in Schools

May 04, 2021
02: 00 PM - 03: 30 PM

Mountain Standard Time


Gina Lopez, Jenna Harper

Content Areas

Training - DV/SA/Stalking Topics
Mandatory Reporting, SA Dynamics/Services
Training & Education - Underserved Populations Topics
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Education Topics
other (specify in notes), sexual assault overview, dynamics, and services

Registration Info

Registration Days
April 01 - May 04, 2021


This webinar will explore sexual violence within the context of the classroom. We will discuss disclosures and the nuances of how to respond to a disclosure, youth rights, mandated reporting, confidentiality requirements, and virtual settings. We will also examine and provide some guidance around  trauma informed teaching to mitigate trauma and allow students who have experienced trauma to participate and access support.

Gina Lopez joined CCASA in October 2018 as the Rural and Indigenous Communities Specialist within the Programs department providing training and technical assistance. She is a member of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe in Towaoc, Colorado and had been the Program Coordinator and victim advocate for the Tribe’s first-ever tribal comprehensive victim services from late 2015 to 2018. With experience as a tribal victim services advocate and supervisor of prevention programs for domestic violence, sexual assault and suicide on the reservation. She is also the co-facilitator of NAUHZCASA (Navajo, Apache, Ute, Hopi, Zuni Coalition Against Sexual Assault) that provides for resources, information and support for providers and responders in the 5 Nations of the southwest. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice/Criminology from Metro State University and enjoys being cared for by her amazing dogs Igsy and Olly.

Jenna Harper joined CCASA in October 2019. She has been working to address sexual violence since 2004, including working on a crisis support line, and providing clinical counseling and legal support for survivors in the U.S. and Ecuador. During her time in Oregon, she developed and delivered trainings for advocates, law enforcement, prosecutors, SANEs, SARTs, Tribal communities, and universities. Prior to joining CCASA, Jenna managed a sexual violence prevention program targeting the root causes of sexual violence and promoting healthy relationships with high school youth, and training teachers. Jenna believes in working collaboratively toward the goal of supporting survivors, ending oppression, and preventing sexual violence. She has a Bachelor’s of Psychology from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana and a Master’s of Social Work from University of Chicago.


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