Sexual Assault

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Sexual Assault

Course Goal

To familiarize the student with terminology and statistics realted to sexual assault calls. To review questions and instructions for callers reporting a sexual assault.

Survivors of sexual assault will call 9-1-1 to make a report. They will experience a range of emotions, and it is critical Telecommunicators do not revictimize the caller in any way.

 

Introduction

Sexual assault occurs every 98 seconds in the US. Telecommunicators are likely to get a call from a sexual assault survivor. Telecommunicators should give instructions to keep the caller safe, but also preserve the crime scene.

Curriculum

Course Documentation

  • Online Course Acknowledgement
  • Expectations for Online Students
  • Learning Objectives
  • Sexual Assault Worksheet

Introduction

07:49

  • Sexual Assault Introduction
  • Dispatcher Tells Rape Victim to Quit Crying
  • What would you have done differently?

Sexual Assault Defined

04:28

  • Sexual Assault Defined
  • Date Rape Victim Speaks
  • Knowledge Checkpoint

Sexual Assault Statistics

01:28

  • Sexual Assault Statistics
  • You Should Know these 5 Rape Statistics
  • Knowledge Checkpoint

Sexual Assault Effects on the Survivor

07:46

  • Sexual Assault Effects on Survivor
  • Neurobiology of Trauma and Sexual Assault - Key Points for Investigators - Jim Hopper Ph.D
  • Knowledge Checkpoint

Processing Sexual Assault Calls

02:43

  • Processing Sexual Assault Calls.pdf
  • Kimberly Corbans 911 Call
  • Knowledge Check

Sexual Assault Instructions for Callers

02:26

  • Sexual Assault Instructions for Callers.pdf
  • What Happens When You Get a Rape Kit Exam
  • Knowledge Checkpoint

Conclusion

04:06

  • Conclusion.pdf
  • Race Against Time: Secret 911 Call
  • Knowledge Checkpoint

Course Final Exam

  • Sexual Assault Final

Course Evaluation

  • Course Evaluation

About Your Instructor

Tina Chaffin

Tina Chaffin

9-1-1 Training Specialist

I have over 20 years of experience as a 9-1-1 Telecommunicator/Trainer. I have experience in PSAPs large and small. I am passionate about training and public education.

I currently hold the following certifications: 

  • NENA ENP
  • APCO RPL
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Advanced Instructor
  • Texas Department of Public Safety Associate and TLETS Instructor
  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Instructor


I have been providing continuing education training modules for Telecommunicators for over 5 years.  

tina@training911heroes.com

Learning Objectives

Define terms realted to sexual assault.

Recite statistics related to sexual assault.

Recognize effects of sexual assault on the survivor.

List questions to ask callers reporting sexual assault.

Explain instructions given to callers reporting sexual assault.

List resources for sexual assault survivors.