Opinion: AU students should participate in the Notice and Comment period for new Title IX guidelines

Notice and Comment for the Proposed Title IX change is open. All students should care. All students should participate. In my latest op-ed for The Eagle, I outline everything you should know. Read it here.

How to respond when your friends disclose their assault to you.

It has been a tough two weeks, to say the least, with a near constant bombardment of Christine Ford’s testimony and Kavanaugh’s upsetting response. Many survivors of assault have been sharing their truths, some out of empowerment and some out of fear that their attacker will one day occupy a seat of immense power. Either […]

Certificate: Sustaining a Coordinated Community Response: Sexual Assault Response and Resource Teams (SARRT)

Because sexual assault is such a complex and sensitive crime, effective response to it requires a teamwork approach.  As a result, many communities have sought to meet these coordination needs by establishing a Sexual Assault Response and Resource Team (SARRT).  With such a model for coordination, each member of the team has distinct but interdependent […]

Certificate: Dynamics of Sexual Assault: What Does Sexual Assault Really Look Like?

Much of the thinking about sexual assault has not changed in the last 20-30 years because this thinking continues to reflect a number of myths and misconceptions about rape, rape victims, and rape perpetrators. This module examined those myths and misconceptions, the reasons for them, and how they affect the investigation of sexual assault. It […]