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Dr. Brewer discusses military sexual assault with Terri Spahr Nelson, a psychotherapist, consultant, educator, and author with more than 30 years of experience working in mental health and behavioral sciences and specializing in victims of violence and trauma. She is a military veteran, twice awarded the Army Commendation Medal. She also is a national consultant and trainer on sexual trauma, military sexual trauma, and vicarious trauma. ... She is the author of several publications, including a book titled "For Love of Country: Confronting Rape and Sexual Harassment in the U.S. Military" and the nationally-distributed booklets "Coping With Sexual Assault: A Guide to Resolution, Healing and Recovery," printed in English, Spanish, Braille, and large print, with versions for college students, military victims, veterans, teens, and professionals. Her recent publications include a booklet for crime victims, "Coping After a Violent Crime," and another booklet, "Coping With Vicarious Trauma for Professionals and Volunteers Working With Crime Victims."
Please join us and listen in for this show with pre-recorded interviews so we can talk about healthy communities, healthy Native communities without sexual violence. Both our guests are annonymous and their names are not real, for their protection. Sexual assault and violence is a serious problem and We Will Be Speaking Out.
We know the statistics, the statistics that are a shallow estimate due to underreporting in an era of silence:
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As a victim/survivor of sexual assault, you may have some of the following feelings...
Anger, Fear, Guilt, Loss of control, Powerlessness, Embarrassment, Depression, Isolation, Denial, Shame, Disbelief, Self-blame, Emotional shock
You may experience some or all of the above feelings. This is natural and every victim/survivor of sexual assault responds differently. (http://www.connsacs.org/seeksupport/assaulted.htm)
Remember, you are not alone and you are not to blame for what happened.
"Healing may not be so much about getting better, as about letting go of everything that isn't you - all of the expectations, all of the beliefs - and becoming who you are." - Rachel Naomi Remen
Laura Cordes is the executive director of the Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services (CONNSACS), the coalition of the the state's nine community based sexual assault crisis services programs and Connecticut's leading voice to end sexual violence. An advocate and organizer for over twenty years, Laura has worked on numerous women’s health public policy initiatives including a two year effort to ensure access to emergency contraception for rape victims in all of Connecticut's hospitals and the development of a coalition that led to the creation of the state's Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Program. She is a statutory member of the State of Connecticut's Criminal Justice Policy Advisory Commission, the Commission on the Standardization of the Collection of Evidence in Sexual Assault Investigations and the newly created Governor's Victim’s Rights Enforcement Advisory Commission.
Sexual violence encompasses a variety of criminal acts, ranging from sexual threats to unwanted contact to rape. These crimes are extremely underreported because of the stigma associated with sexual assault—and are therefore difficult to count in official statistics. Forcible rapes known to law enforcement have declined sharply since 1979, when they were at an all-time high. Sexual assault can happen to anyone of any age, gender, race, and socioeconomic background. It can happen at any time or place. Assailants may be strangers, acquaintances, friends, or family members. Perpetrators may use violence, threats, coercion, manipulation, or other forms of pressure or deception to commit sexual assault.
Join us as we use this platform to educate and bring awareness to you about sexual violence.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness month (http://www.sapr.mil/index.php/saam) so CJ and I are dedicating tonight’s show to the topic of Military Sexual Trauma. Sexual Assault in the military is a rising problem and is something we want to make America aware about. It is a taboo sort of topic that does not get a lot of coverage in the news so this is out attempt at getting the word out there. It is one that is both embarrassing for the victim and the military as a whole. We would love to think that every service member is honorable and has values and morals but the truth is, just like in our society, that is not always the case. The convicted have ranged from lower enlisted to Drill Sergeants to senior leaders. There is even an ongoing trial right now where a One-star General is accused of such acts.
We have several guests on who have been victims of sexual assault during their military service. These guests are both female and male, which is important because this is not just a female problem. We are hoping other people will listen to the show, and if motivated to do so, call in if they have personal stories that they would feel comfortable sharing. It may not be something they were directly involved in, but maybe a connection they have to a case. We will be talking about the impact these acts have on the victim, their loved ones, the unit and the military as a whole. This is a tough topic but one that needs to be covered. We hope that by covering this topic tonight on Top Talk, it will encourage other victims who may have stayed silent and are still fighting with demons today to come forward and seek help and move beyond such horrific events.
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SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND ASSAULT ON CAMPUS
In general, many people find the topic of sexual assault extremely uncomfortable to discuss, but it’s imperative that we have the conversation. Given that we don’t shy away from difficult topics on The Strong Stance, we are going to tackle this issue head on. Join us as we speak to Nicole Armstead and Christa Heilman from the Network for Victim Recovery of D.C. about the resources for survivors of sexual assault and the unique experiences of those that are trans* and gender non-conforming.
Today on The LanceScurv Show we had the pleasure of speaking with a very passionate Janice and her organization with a vision of helping victims of sexual assault and rape found at Edipus.org, a group of upright citizens who are fed up with society and its feeding of rape culture.
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Sexual Assault and Rape is a serious problem that has affected many women, and even some men, since the dawn of time! Lives are deeply changed forever when this dispicable act occurs. April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month so we feel it's the perfect time to raise awareness on our show!
Join the girls this Tuesday (April 8th, 2014) at 11:00am EST, usa, as they discuss this topic and reveal that Melissa has had her own experience with this. This will be a very heart touching show that will raise awareness and help put an end to Sexual Assault and Rape!
Why is this happening in our military? If you look back in time, the females have been targgeted by men and some times by other women. Does the military change it's standards on women to accomidate their needs or have them just suck it up and continue with the mission?
*Note; all female posted on here are just for demostration and are not victims.
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