WEBINAR: Sexual Assault Suspect Examinations: Strengthening Offender-Focused Investigations – May 2022


Sexual Assault Suspect Examinations: Strengthening Offender-Focused Investigations                                                                    

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

KCSDV is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 65 (pending approval) contact hours applicable for APRN, RN, or LPN relicensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing provider number: LT0291-0914.

Webinar Description: Suspect examinations are a critical but often overlooked component of an offender-focused sexual assault investigation.  This webinar is an opportunity to understand the updated Kansas Bureau of Investigations (KBI) suspect examination evidence collection kit.  In addition, we will explore best-practice medical and legal considerations, such as safety, consent, and evidence collection techniques.

Participants will:

  • Gain knowledge on the importance of suspect examinations in sexual assault cases to enhance offender-focused investigations.
  • Learn about best-practice medical and legal considerations during the performance of suspect evidence collection examinations.
  • Understand the recent changes and updates to the Kansas Suspect Evidence Collection Kit.

Date & Time

Thursday, April 28, 2022
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (CST)

Guest Presenters


Jena Sparling
Forensic Scientist III,
Biology Department 
Kansas Bureau of Investigation




Jessica Albers
Forensic Nurse Examiner
Statewide SANE Clinical Consultant




Paul Stockdell
Crime Scene Investigator
Johnson County Sheriff’s Office
Criminalist Laboratory




Teresa Gallegos
Director of Education and Training





Fee: No cost

Registration Deadline: April 27, 2022

All approved registrants will receive the  Zoom join information.

How To Register:
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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.


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

Katherine Pohl
Statewide SANE SART Project Coordinator
kphol@kcsdv.org or 785-232-9784

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.

Training Hours: 1.5

CNEs will not be available for this webinar/training.

  •  April 28, 2022
     10:00 am - 11:30 am
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