Northwest CASA will be providing its 40 hour sexual assault crisis worker training starting March 16.  The training will be held at Harper College.  Community members interested in volunteering on Northwest CASA’s 24/7 hotline and allied professionals interested in learning more about sexual violence are welcome to attend.  Following is the training schedule:

Session 1: Thursday, March 16, 6-10 pm : Introduction and Privilege/Oppression

Session 2: Tuesday, March 21 , 6-10 pm : History of the Anti-Rape Movement and Rape Culture

Session 3: Thursday, March 23, 6-10 pm : Sexual Violence

Session 4: Saturday, March 25 , 9-4 pm : Crisis Intervention with Adults

Session 5: Tuesday, March 28, 6-9pm : Crisis Intervention with Children and Adolescents

Session 6: Thursday, March 30, 6-10 pm : Legal Advocacy

Session 7: Saturday, April 1, 9-4 pm : Allied Professionals and Medical Advocacy

Session 8: Tuesday, April 4 , 6-10 pm : General Volunteer Orientation

Session 9: Thursday, April 6 , 6-9 pm : Conclusion

For more information please contact Northwest CASA’s Medical/Legal Advocate, Courtney Kuczaj, at 847-806-6526 ext. 16 or ckuczaj@nwcasa.org