New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc. presents:
PREA: Understanding Trauma and Planning for a Trauma Informed Approach
Live Online Platform
Friday, June 26, 2020
9:30am – 2:30pm
Free training for Line staff, PREA Coordinators, Administrators, Policy Makers, RCC staff welcome
- Sexual Abuse Behind Bars
- Vulnerable Populations
- Understanding Trauma
- Trauma-Informed Practice
- PREA and Victim Services
Several breaks will be given
Jessica Serrano Seipel, MPH, is a Program Director at JDI. As part of the domestic programs team, Jessica supports community rape crisis centers and corrections agencies in developing partnerships to ensure incarcerated survivors get the help they need. Jessica also supports survivors at a California women’s prison by facilitating trauma-informed art workshops. Previously, she worked at rape crisis centers, domestic violence programs and sexual health agencies across California as an advocate and educator. She is a trained rape crisis counselor.
Theta Perez is a long-term resident of Portales. She has been an advocate for victims of sexual assault for over 4 years and has been with Arise Sexual Assault Services for two years. She loves to serve her community through service and volunteering on the Dora Fire Department. She entered into Arise as a rural advocate but found a passion for incarcerated victims and survivors shortly after her start date. She educates detention and correctional staff, continuously provides in-person support to inmates and detainees via 1-on-1 or group setting regarding PREA matters and is current with local and national PREA changes due specialized PREA-specific trainings.
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This project was supported by subgrant 2020-WF-625 awarded by the NMCVRC for the STOP Formula Grant Program. The opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations expressed in the publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NMCVRC or the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.