Safer Garden State Resources


Below, please find presentation materials from “Safer Garden State” instructors who chose to share resources with NJCASA.

Please note, the materials linked to on this page are the copyrighted property of the presenters and do not necessarily represent the views of NJCASA, NJCEDV, or its affiliates.

Morning Plenary 

Opening Remarks – Patricia Teffenhart, MPA, NJCASA

Morning Workshops (10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.)

Afternoon I Session (1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.)

  • Overview and Prevention of Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking in N.J. – Carrie Speiser, Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey – Presentation
  • The Intersection of Domestic & Sexual Violence and Health – Linda Sloan Locke + Ginette Castro – Presentation
  • Sexual Assault & Rape in Correctional Facilities – Letisha Hemanes MCall – Presentation

Afternoon Session II (3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

  • Medical Forensic Exam: The Intersection Between Sexual and Domestic Violence – Eileen Caraker, RN, Lynn Rybicki, RN – Presentation
  • Co-Occurrence of Sexual Abuse & Domestic Violence: Addressing Intimate Partner Sexual Violence – Presentation
  • Examining Domestic Violence at the Intersection of Race, Gender, and Sexual Assault – Megan Mohr-Murphy, The Women’s Center – Presentation
  • Addressing & Preventing Bullying in Schools – Stuart Green, NJ Coalition for Bullying Awareness / Prevention – Presentation

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