Module 5
Medical Forensic Sexual Assault Examinations: What Are They, and What Can They Tell the Courts?

A Video to Watch

Forensic Sexual Assault Examinations in Emergency Departments, produced by the Arkansas Sexual Assault Coalition under a grant from the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, is an excellent short video (13 minutes) that explains the medical forensic sexual assault examination, the victim advocate’s role in the examination, the importance of SANE training, and issues relating to courtroom testimony about the examination. Please watch it below.


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