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					         Overview of Training                                         Presenters Include:
                                                  Katy Adler, MS: Program Coordinator and Therapist for
                                                                                                                           Training Components
This multidisciplinary training, focusing on      Sexual Assault Services (SAS). Ms. Adler has been working
                                                  at SAS as an advocate and therapist since 2008.                 This training is designed to demonstrate the
building stronger cases and overcoming            Stephen Bedwell, MS: Child Protective Services Supervisor
obstacles that may be encountered during          for Racine County HSD. Mr. Bedwell's child welfare              benefits of utilizing a collaborative victim-
sexual assault investigations, will be provided   experience includes, child protective services case             centered and offender-focused criminal
                                                  management, working in alternative school settings, adjunct
by the Racine County Sexual Assault               instructing, and serving as Deputy Superintendent of Racine
                                                                                                                  justice system response to sexual assault.
Response Team (SART) in collaboration with        County's Juvenile Detention Center.                             The training will demonstrate that strong
The Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual            Rachel Cortez RN, SANE Rachel has been doing                    collaboration between community
                                                  adolescent/adult SANE exams since 1997, and pediatric
Assault (WCASA). This is a specialized,           SANE exams since 2007. Rachel is the Coordinator of the
                                                                                                                  professionals and support for victims
intermediate level training intended for a        Sexual Assault Treatment Center at WFHC-All Saints.             throughout the process of investigation can
variety of Racine County professionals who        Terri DeWalt, PhD: Program Manager of Sexual Assault            build stronger cases. Through following a
                                                  Services (SAS). Ms. DeWalt has been working as a sexual
work with sexual assault victims, including law   assault advocate and therapist since 2001.                      case review from start to finish, the
enforcement officers, medical professionals,      Robin Diebold: Racine Correctional Institution. Robin has       following topics will be covered:
victim advocates, District Attorneys/ADAs,        worked in corrections since 1995. She is currently a unit
                                                  manager. In addition, Robin became a PREA investigator in
judges, and social workers.                       2007 and a Regional PREA investigator in 2008. She                  Investigative procedures for law
 This training has been designed to meet         investigates sexual assaults for the Department of                   enforcement, including:
                                                  Corrections across Wisconsin.
  the needs of Racine County professionals        Rita Kadamian, MS, FNP-BC,: Nurse practitioner,
                                                                                                                          o Suspect and Victim interview
  who provide services to sexual assault          Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Ms. Kadamian has worked                    techniques
  victims.                                        in Child Advocacy since 2002. In her role, she provides                 o Working with suspects who
                                                  medical evaluations of suspected victims of abuse and
                                                  neglect in both the Kenosha and Racine Child Advocacy                        are under supervision with
 The training provides the opportunity for       Centers.                                                                     Probation and Parole
  professionals to ask questions directly to      Laura Kollatz BSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P Laura has been
                                                  a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner for 8 years and has seen
  local professionals who are experienced         over 400 patients. Currently she is the SANE Coordinator for        Utilizing the Racine County Child
  working with sexual assault, including the      Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington. She also helps with          Advocacy Center in investigations
  District Attorney’s Office and other sexual     training of new SANEs through WCASA.
                                                  Cary Madrigal: Sergeant, Racine County Sheriff’s
  assault service providers.                      Department. Sgt. Madrigal has been with the Racine County           Procedures for sexual assault
                                                  Sheriff's Department since 2001. She is currently in charge          medical forensic response (SANE),
 In the training, the multidisciplinary team     of planning and training.
                                                  Ray Maida: Ray Maida is a Law Enforcement Training                   including exams for suspects and
  presenters will walk the attendees through      Consultant to the Wisconsin Coalition against Sexual Assault         victims.
  a sexual assault case, from disclosure          and the Wisconsin Office of Justice Assistance. He has 25
  through prosecution.                            years of active law enforcement experience, including 12
                                                  years as a Detective specializing in Sensitive Crimes.              Procedures for prosecution,
   An interdisciplinary team, including the
                                                  Christopher Schmaling: Sheriff, Racine County                        including:
                                                  Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff Schmaling has been with                    o Expert witnesses
    Racine County Sheriff, a Racine County        the Sheriff's Department since 1995, was promoted to
    Assistant District Attorney, a Sexual         Investigator in 2000, and elected as Sheriff in 2010. His                o Preparing witnesses
    Assault Nurse Examiner, and a Victim          expertise is in Sensitive Crimes.                                        o Charging decisions
                                                  Julia A. Stark, MPA: Corrections Field Supervisor, WI
    Advocate, will provide the training.          Department of Corrections, Division of Community
                                                  Corrections. Ms. Stark has worked with the WI DOC since             Procedures for victim advocates
 The training includes a victim panel where      1984 and has worked with sex offenders much of that time.
                                                  She currently supervises a unit of sex offender agents in
  attendees will hear firsthand a victim’s        Racine WI and is the region's representative for the DOC's
                                                                                                                      Procedures for Child Protective
  account of sexual assault. Attendees also       Sex Offender Specialized Supervision Program.                        Services
  have the opportunity to ask questions           Jennifer Tanck-Adams: Assistant District Attorney. Ms.
                                                  Tanck-Adams has been with the Racine County DA’s Office
  about the victim’s experience with              for eleven years and has had a caseload specializing in adult
  reporting the assault.                          and juvenile sexual assaults for the last four years.
Dates:
Wednesday October 3rd &
Thursday October 4th 2012
Training Schedule (both days):
                                                           Map to:
                                               Center for Advanced Technology
                                                                                 Building Stronger
 8:00- 12:00 p.m.
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (provided)
                                                   and Innovation (CATI)
                                                    2320 Renaissance Blvd.
                                                                                     Cases and
1:00- 4:00 p.m.                                      Sturtevant, WI 53177          Overcoming
This training is intended for Racine
County professionals who work with                                              Obstacles in Sexual
sexual assault victims, including:
    Law Enforcement Officers                                                         Assault
    Medical Professionals
    Victim Advocates
    District Attorneys/ADAs
                                                                                  Investigations
    Judges
    Social Workers
Location:
Center for Advanced Technology and
Innovation (CATI):
2320 Renaissance Blvd. Sturtevant, WI 53177
Training Fee:
The fee for the training is $50.00, which
includes lunch and training materials. Hours
may be applied toward officers’ annual in-
service requirements. A Certificate of
Attendance will be provided.

Registration                                                                            Provided by:
Please complete the enclosed registration
form by September 21, 2012 and send it                                              The Racine County
with payment to:
Sexual Assault Services of
                                                                                 Sexual Assault Response
Lutheran Social Services                                                                  Team
1220 Mound Ave. Suite 304                                                                   &
Racine, WI 53404
Please make the check out to:                                                    The Wisconsin Coalition
 “SAS of Lutheran Social Services”                                                Against Sexual Assault
Questions?
Contact: Katy Adler of                                                           Wednesday October 3rd &
Sexual Assault Services of Lutheran Social
Services at
                                                                                 Thursday October 4th 2012
(262) 619-1634 or                                                                  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
kadler28@lsswis.org
   Building Stronger Cases and
  Overcoming Obstacles in Sexual
      Assault Investigations
           October 3rd and 4th, 2012
             8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

              Registration Form

Name:
Agency:
Address:


Phone:
Email:
Profession:
□ Law Enforcement            □ Medical
□ Advocacy                   □ Legal
□ Other
Please indicate if you need accommodations
to ensure accessibility, or if you have any
dietary restrictions:
_______________________________________
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Cost for the training is $50.00. Checks can
be made out to:
“SAS of Lutheran Social Services”

Please send registration form and payment
by September 21, 2012 to:

Sexual Assault Services of Lutheran Social
Services
1220 Mound Ave., Suite 304
Racine, WI 53404

				
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