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Confidential Advisor Training 7/11-7/21

The Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act recently passed in Illinois, detailing a number of expectations of higher education institutions in Illinois regarding various aspects of the sexual violence response on campus. Among the many provisions is a requirement that each institution identify one or more “Confidential Advisors” and that the identified Confidential Advisor receive 40 hours of specialized training, with the deadline for compliance being August 1, 2016. Registration is now open Continue reading “Confidential Advisor Training 7/11-7/21” »

ICJIA releases new data on sexual violence in Illinois

InfoNet is a web-based data collection and reporting system used by rape crisis centers across Illinois. Developed by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority in collaboration with the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA) and other agencies, InfoNet is used by ICASA’s network of 33 rape crisis centers. The system tracks victim characteristics and services provided using unique identifiers and offers data to inform local and statewide policy and planning.

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