Conference: 2016 Intenational Conference on Sexua Assault, Domestic Violence, and Engaging Men & Boys
Date: 22nd — 24th March 2016
Location: International Ballroom Center, Washington Hilton Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Avenue. NW. Washington, DC.
Topic: Plenary II: The Neurobiology of Sexual Assault
Speaker: Rebecca Campbell (PhD, Professor, Department of Psychology, Michigan State) University, East Lansing, MI)
Time: 10:45a.m — 12:00a.m
— What part of the brain is more hyper and less hyper?
— What have we learned about the part of the brain, which reacts to trauma?
— We need to provide care, emotional support for victims of sexual assault.
— Provide informational support – give options/ and give victims time to make decisions.
— Connect victims to appropriate advocacy & support services to make specific referrals.
— Finally, we must learn to make referrals by name, by the real names of the expert & not by acronyms.