Meg Garvin Presenting at Advanced Communications: Confidentiality and Crisis Response
Date: September 12 2012 8:00am - 5:00pm Location: DeJardin Hall at Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, Oregon
NCVLI Executive Director Meg Garvin will be presenting at the Advanced Communications: Confidentiality and Crisis Response Academy facilitated by the Oregon State Victim Assistance Academy and partners The Office for Victims of Crime and Clackamas Community College. Ms. Garvin will be joined by Jennie Barr, Ph.D., Director of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Crisis Services Program at the Texas Office of the Attorney General’s Crime Victim Services Division.
This one-day advanced training for victim service professionals has the following goals:
- Participants will be able to describe the Oregon statutes and their recent changes which guide confidentiality and identify ways to protect confidentiality.
- Participants will be able to identify recent changes in Oregon affecting confidentiality, including guidelines around sharing information between agencies; sharing information with defense attorneys, judges, and DDAs; and protecting victims’ identities within the criminal justice process.
- Participants will be able to notify victims of confidentiality rights and will be able to implement procedures for notifying victims of those rights.
- Participants will be able to communicate and provide crisis intervention in advanced scenarios including high profile cases, cases involving uncooperative victims or families, cases with recanting victims, cases involving historical abuse, and conflict cases.
- Participants will be able to utilize exit strategies in crisis intervention scenarios and assess when these should be used.