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Capital Area  Sexual Assault  Response Center Presented by:  Leann C. Holland, RN SANE-A, SANE-P, CFN Lauren Allswede, LLM...
Our Vision <ul><li>Developing the Capital Area Sexual  </li></ul><ul><li>Assault Response Center (CASARC): </li></ul><ul><...
Take a minute to imagine… <ul><li>1 in 4 women </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 10 men </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 4 girls will be raped ...
Current Conditions for Sexual Assault Survivors <ul><li>Fragmented service provision </li></ul><ul><li>Services are hard t...
Fragmented Service Provision Lansing Police Department South Precinct Lansing Police Department North Precinct Sparrow Hos...
A Victim’s Journey:  First Response <ul><li>“ Jane” was sexually assaulted in South Lansing and called the Lansing Police ...
A Victim’s Journey: Hospital/SANE Exam <ul><li>Waiting at Emergency Room </li></ul><ul><li>Advocate and SANE nurse are pag...
Registration AND THEN…
AND THEN…
AND THEN…
Waiting area AND THEN…
AND THEN…
AND THEN…
AND THEN…
AND THEN…
AND THEN…
2 nd  floor hall to exam room AND THEN…
AND THEN…
AND THEN…
Components of the Medical Forensic Examination <ul><li>Obtain  history for the purpose of medical diagnosis and treatment ...
A Victim’s  Journey: Aftercare <ul><li>Victim may need follow up medical care or further forensic evidence gathering </li>...
Sexual Assault in  Ingham County <ul><li>Sexual assault has a pervasive impact  </li></ul><ul><li>on our community. </li><...
Given that only 10-30% of rape victims report the crime, we estimate that  1,000-3,000  assaults were  NOT  reported to la...
<ul><li>There are approximately 278,000 people in Ingham County as of 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Based on national statistics...
Why a community-based  sexual assault response center? <ul><li>Services are easy to identify & access </li></ul><ul><li>Se...
Community response  + rape victim =   SURVIVOR
Comprehensive &  Centrally Located Proposed CASARC Site
CASARC Goals <ul><li>Sexual assault services will be  survivor-oriented </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual assault perpetrators will...
Survivor Impact <ul><li>Psychological & emotional well-being  </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced financial burden  </li></ul><ul><l...
Transformative Change  <ul><li>CASARC will make our community safer & socially responsive </li></ul><ul><li>Best practices...
<ul><li>Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter. </li></ul><ul><li>Martin Luther King...
Thank You!  Questions? <ul><li>Our Vision: Developing the Capital Area  </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual Assault Response Center <...
Contact Us <ul><li>Leann Holland, RN SANE-A, SANE-P, CFN </li></ul><ul><li>1215 Michigan Ave </li></ul><ul><li>Lansing, MI...
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A Vision for the Capital Area Sexual Assault Response Center (CASARC)

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CASARC is the Capital Area Sexual Assault Response Center, a joint inter-agency community effort to create a single point of prevention, response, and after care for sexual assault victims and their significant others.

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A Vision for the Capital Area Sexual Assault Response Center (CASARC)

  1. 1. Capital Area Sexual Assault Response Center Presented by: Leann C. Holland, RN SANE-A, SANE-P, CFN Lauren Allswede, LLMSW Stephen Bon, LMSW July 22, 2009
  2. 2. Our Vision <ul><li>Developing the Capital Area Sexual </li></ul><ul><li>Assault Response Center (CASARC): </li></ul><ul><li>24-hour, community based, comprehensive center </li></ul><ul><li>Centrally located </li></ul><ul><li>Medical forensic examinations, counseling, advocacy services, police interviews </li></ul>
  3. 3. Take a minute to imagine… <ul><li>1 in 4 women </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 10 men </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 4 girls will be raped by age 16 </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 6 boys will be raped by age 16 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Current Conditions for Sexual Assault Survivors <ul><li>Fragmented service provision </li></ul><ul><li>Services are hard to identify </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation barriers </li></ul><ul><li>Chaotic environment at hospital </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of community awareness </li></ul>
  5. 5. Fragmented Service Provision Lansing Police Department South Precinct Lansing Police Department North Precinct Sparrow Hospital Listening Ear MSU Sexual Assault Program Women’s Center of Greater Lansing Angel House (Mason)
  6. 6. A Victim’s Journey: First Response <ul><li>“ Jane” was sexually assaulted in South Lansing and called the Lansing Police to report the assault. </li></ul><ul><li>Officer response </li></ul><ul><li>Transport to hospital </li></ul>
  7. 7. A Victim’s Journey: Hospital/SANE Exam <ul><li>Waiting at Emergency Room </li></ul><ul><li>Advocate and SANE nurse are paged </li></ul><ul><li>SANE Exam </li></ul><ul><li>Victim leaves hospital </li></ul>
  8. 8. Registration AND THEN…
  9. 9. AND THEN…
  10. 10. AND THEN…
  11. 11. Waiting area AND THEN…
  12. 12. AND THEN…
  13. 13. AND THEN…
  14. 14. AND THEN…
  15. 15. AND THEN…
  16. 16. AND THEN…
  17. 17. 2 nd floor hall to exam room AND THEN…
  18. 18. AND THEN…
  19. 19. AND THEN…
  20. 20. Components of the Medical Forensic Examination <ul><li>Obtain history for the purpose of medical diagnosis and treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Perform a head-to-toe physical assessment. Photo document as indicated (trauma). </li></ul><ul><li>Perform a detailed oral, ano-genital assessment. Photo document as indicated (trauma). </li></ul><ul><li>Identify, collect, and package any possible forensic evidence (evaluation). </li></ul><ul><li>Provide medical treatment(s) according to program protocols as indicated (emergency contraception, medications to prevent diseases </li></ul><ul><li>Initiate appropriate nursing interventions. </li></ul><ul><li>Referrals & may serve as expert witness </li></ul>
  21. 21. A Victim’s Journey: Aftercare <ul><li>Victim may need follow up medical care or further forensic evidence gathering </li></ul><ul><li>Counseling and advocacy services available at Listening Ear, MSU Sexual Assault Program, Women’s Center of Greater Lansing & Angel House </li></ul><ul><li>Most victims do not follow through with aftercare services </li></ul>
  22. 22. Sexual Assault in Ingham County <ul><li>Sexual assault has a pervasive impact </li></ul><ul><li>on our community. </li></ul><ul><li>456 reports of criminal sexual conduct and other related sex offenses </li></ul><ul><li>Of those reports, only 54 resulted in an arrest (11.8% arrest rate) </li></ul><ul><li>2007 Uniform Crime Report </li></ul>
  23. 23. Given that only 10-30% of rape victims report the crime, we estimate that 1,000-3,000 assaults were NOT reported to law enforcement in 2007 alone.
  24. 24. <ul><li>There are approximately 278,000 people in Ingham County as of 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Based on national statistics, over 40,000 women in Ingham County have been or will be directly affected by sexual assault in their lifetimes. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Why a community-based sexual assault response center? <ul><li>Services are easy to identify & access </li></ul><ul><li>Services are consolidated </li></ul><ul><li>Improves short and long-term well being of survivors </li></ul><ul><li>Increases prosecution and conviction of perpetrators </li></ul><ul><li>Increases service utilization </li></ul><ul><li>ALL services are FREE </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthens community relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces cost to health care providers </li></ul><ul><li>Improved health & safety of individuals & the community </li></ul>
  26. 26. Community response + rape victim = SURVIVOR
  27. 27. Comprehensive & Centrally Located Proposed CASARC Site
  28. 28. CASARC Goals <ul><li>Sexual assault services will be survivor-oriented </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual assault perpetrators will be held accountable </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual assault services will be collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual assault service providers </li></ul><ul><li>will be proficient </li></ul>
  29. 29. Survivor Impact <ul><li>Psychological & emotional well-being </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced financial burden </li></ul><ul><li>Improved school/work success </li></ul><ul><li>Resilient interpersonal relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Increased social support </li></ul><ul><li>Increased likelihood of following through with services and prosecution </li></ul>
  30. 30. Transformative Change <ul><li>CASARC will make our community safer & socially responsive </li></ul><ul><li>Best practices model for the state </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrated community need </li></ul><ul><li>Mission and goals of CASARC align with the CRCF </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative community effort </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter. </li></ul><ul><li>Martin Luther King Jr. </li></ul>
  32. 32. Thank You! Questions? <ul><li>Our Vision: Developing the Capital Area </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual Assault Response Center </li></ul><ul><li>24-hour, community based, comprehensive center </li></ul><ul><li>Centrally located </li></ul><ul><li>Medical forensic examinations, counseling, advocacy services, police interviews </li></ul>
  33. 33. Contact Us <ul><li>Leann Holland, RN SANE-A, SANE-P, CFN </li></ul><ul><li>1215 Michigan Ave </li></ul><ul><li>Lansing, MI 48909 </li></ul><ul><li>office-517-364-3641 </li></ul><ul><li>cell-517-285-2203 </li></ul><ul><li>pager-517-226-6508 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Lauren Allswede, LLMSW </li></ul><ul><li>313 W. Grand River </li></ul><ul><li>East Lansing, MI 48823 </li></ul><ul><li>office-517-337-1728 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Stephen Bon, LMSW </li></ul><ul><li>313 W. Grand River </li></ul><ul><li>East Lansing, MI 48823 </li></ul><ul><li>office-517-337-1728 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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