Understanding Sexual Violence and Improving our Response

Ethel Magaña-Lopez is Education Coordinator for the Rape Crisis Center in San Antonio, Texas. The Rape Crisis Center provides free and confidential counseling, 24-hour crisis intervention services, and a public education program promoting healthy relationships. Visit www.rapecrisis.com for more information.

In this 5-part video series, Ms Magaña-Lopez discusses various elements of social norms and our role as community members to shift cultural behaviors to foster healthier environments an trauma-informed responses.

The learning objectives for this 5-part video include:

  • Defining the realities of sexual violence.
  • Identifying barriers and survivors’ challenges to reporting.
  • Clarifying our role as community members/first responders.

Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted this community presentation on April 21, 2017.

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The opinions, representations and statements made within this guest article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of One in Five Minds or Clarity Child Guidance Center. Any copyright remains with the author and any liability with regard to infringement of intellectual property rights remain with them. One in Five Minds and Clarity Child Guidance Center accepts no liability for any errors, omissions or representations.

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