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Monday, October 31, 2016

Preserving Evidence, Empowering Survivors

Preserving Evidence, Empowering Survivors image You may have heard the news about a new Massachusetts law mandating storage of sexual assault evidence for 15 years. The sexual assault evidence system can be confusing, so let’s break down the process, what this new law means, and how it empowers survivors. The basics of evidence collection for survivors 16 and older After someone is sexually…

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Monday, October 03, 2016

Every Survivor Deserves Support—Including Those in Prison

Wall with barbed wire with small green plant growing the in the middle of it. BARCC believes that all survivors deserve support in healing from the trauma of sexual violence. We also know that sexual violence affects thousands of people who are in the correctional system. That’s why BARCC established the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Project in 2015 to provide vital support to survivors of sexual violence who are incarcerated…

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Monday, September 12, 2016

Survivor Speakers Bureau Training

Do you want to share your experience with sexual violence to inspire change?  BARCC is hosting a survivor speaker training for people interested in sharing their stories with media, in legislative actions, and elsewhere. “The Speakers Bureau Training is such a supportive environment where I learned how to share my…

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Webinar on Vicarious Trauma

Calling all providers working with survivors of sexual violence! Do you want to better understand vicarious trauma and explore ways to develop resiliency and healthy coping skills? Tune into a webinar this Thursday featuring Vanessa Siebald, our senior bilingual clinician.  What: National TeleNursing Center Webinar on Vicarious Trauma…

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Announcing Teen Drop-In Sessions

Come to one of our teen drop-in sessions, learn more about BARCC, and explore how to get connected with our services. You can meet with a BARCC counselor on a first-come, first-served basis.   When Every Wednesday, 5:00–6:00 p.m. Where BARCC's Cambridge office, 99 Bishop Allen Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139 Questions? …

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