This webinar is part of a 10-episode podcast-style series focused on the foundational elements of prosecuting intimate partner violence cases (IPV). In each episode, AEquitas Attorney Advisor Jane Anderson engages in conversations with other AEquitas staff, former prosecutors with years of experience prosecuting IPV.
In this episode, Jane and Attorney Advisor Patti Powers discuss the importance of working closely with victim service professionals in intimate partner violence cases. They explore how prosecutors and victim service professionals can work collaboratively to ease common tension points while protecting victim privacy and ensuring that survivors have meaningful access to services.
At the conclusion of this presentation, viewers will be better able to:
- Identify opportunities to enhance collaboration;
- Communicate to build trust between victim services professionals and prosecutors; and
- Leverage collaborative relationships to enhance victim safety and participation.
Additional resources related to this episode:
- Presence of Victim Advocate During Sexual Assault Exam: Summary of State Laws by Charlene Whitman-Barr, Senior Associate Attorney Advisor Emeritus
- A Prosecutor’s Reference: Medical Evidence and the Role of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners in Cases Involving Adult Victims by Jenifer Markowitz