Kansas Sexual Assault Response: Updates and Best Practices- LAWRENCE – June 2022

Kansas Sexual Assault Response: Updates and Best Practices

Audience: This training is a learning opportunity for all professionals responding to sexual assault and domestic violence, and child abuse (Law Enforcement, Prosecutors, Community-Based Advocates, System-Based Advocates, Corrections, Forensic Interviewers, CACs, SANEs, Forensic Nurses, and Forensic Laboratory Personnel).

KCSDV continues to monitor the situation with COVID-19 and will make adjustments, as necessary.  Registrants will be notified of any changes.  

Training Topics

  • Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Offender Data & Case Scenarios
  • Kansas Sexual Assault Response Advisory Committee (K-SARAC) Continued Efforts: Expanding Access to Victims
    • Expansion of Crime Victim Rights Compensation for Sexual Assault
    • Legislative Efforts
      • HB2228
    • Model Policy
    • Training and Education
  • Supporting Victims Through Advocacy
  • Suspect Evidence Collection Kit Updates
  • Best Practices for Sexual Assault Investigations and Prosecution

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Date & Time

Thursday, June 23, 2022
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (CST)
Materials and lunch provided 


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Lawrence
200 McDonald Dr
Lawrence, KS 66044


Masks are optional at this training. 


In an effort to limit exposure by reducing face-to-face contact and preventing the spread of COVID-19 among people in community settings, this training will have a socially distanced seat layout and have masks available.

Guest Presenter

This course is presented by a variety of Kansas subject matter experts in the areas of forensic nursing, law enforcement, forensic laboratory, victim advocacy, and prosecution. 


Fee: No cost

Registration Deadline: Thursday, June 16, 2022

Please register early. Space will be limited! 

No-shows and cancellations made less than 72 hours before the event may be assessed the registration fee.

NOTE: Please contact Wendy Overstreet, PSU SANE Grant Coordinator at woverstreet@pittstate.edu for potential grant-funded assistance to attend the training. Requests must be received by June 3 for review and determination of alignment with grant objectives; approvals/denials will be sent by June 6.

How To Register:
You must first create an account and login, then select the number of users you want to register and click “Register Now.”

If you need assistance registering, contact Teresa Gallegos, trainingteam@kcsdv.org 

We are committed to creating environments where we see our own and each other’s full humanity and everyone has the ability to thrive and fulfill their full potential in learning environments. Every effort will be made to ensure equitable access at this event.

For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please select your needs on the online registration form or contact trainingteam@kcsdv.org. Requests should be made at least 14 business days prior to the event.


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Lawrence
200 McDonald Dr
Lawrence, KS 66044

To obtain the room block rate select HERE. Book by Wednesday, June 1, 2022


Teresa Gallegos
Director of Education and Training
trainingteam@kcsdv.org or 785-232-9784

Sponsored by:

This grant project is supported by the State General Fund for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault as administered by the Kansas Governor’s Grants Program. The opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication, program, or exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of the Kansas Governor.


Lunch is sponsored by:  


Pittsburg State University

Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing



Grant funding from the Advanced Nurse Education-Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Grant through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) aims to provide better physical and mental health care treatments for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. The three-year HRSA ANE-SANE Grant was awarded to the Pittsburg State University, Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing in October 2021 to train and support nurses and organizations in rural areas of Kansas.

Disclaimer: The grants and programs are supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) with 0 percent financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information: HRSA.gov


Training Hours: 8

  •  June 23, 2022
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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