Listening to the experiences of sexual assault survivors is an important step to fully understand how the criminal justice system plays a pivotal role in a survivor’s journey to recovery from the mental and physical impact of sexual assault.
Detailed Learning Objectives:
1. Obtain a comprehensive view of how the various areas of how interactions within the criminal justice system can affect a survivor.
2. Explain the challenges presented to a survivor including emotional, physical, environmental, and those within the family unit.
3. Identify possible suggestions and opportunities to expand professional collection of witness communication and statements.