Sexual Assault for Dispatchers

Course Description

This course is designed for dispatchers and supervisors who are responsible for the receipt of sexual assault calls, the management of those calls, and the dispatch of first-responders. It provides up-to-date information to assist dispatchers in the safe and successful handling of sexual assault incidents.


Course Topics

  • Common Beliefs and Myths about Sexual Assault
  • Dispatcher’s Role with the Prosecution
  • The Dynamics and Affects of Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Assault Response Teams
  • Interviewing Victims
  • Resources and Referrals
  • Communicating with Victims

Course Certification Number: 9070-30929
Course Certification Hours: 8


Course Fee Information:

Reimbursement Plan IV: There is no tuition for POST reimbursable agencies. Student travel and per diem reimbursement will be via Training Reimbursement Request (TRR) for POST reimbursable agencies only.
Non-Reimbursable agencies: No tuition. Travel may be reimbursed through grant funding. If you are from a non-reimbursable POST agency and would like to see if your travel could be reimbursed directly to you or your agency, please contact Marisa McCullough at mmccullough@sdrtc.com for more information.


Course Disclaimer:

This project is supported by Grant No. PO16038519 awarded by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Service (Cal OES). The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibit are those of the author(s) and not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women or the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Service (Cal OES). The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Service (Cal OES) reserves a royalty-free, nonexclusive, and irrevocable license to reproduce, publish, and use this material and to authorize others to do so.

ATTENDEES

If you are not Law Enforcement you must have prior approval to attend this course.  Please contact Marisa McCullough at mmccullough@sdrtc.com for approval.