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Timing Considerations for Sexual Assault Examinations

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Just a quick reminder: you have until Wednesday at noon ET to enter the Sexual Assault Quick Reference giveaway. Head over to the post and leave your comment to be eligible!

SAFE-TA (a project of IAFN) is offering a free webinar December 15th at 2pm, ET: Timing Considerations for Sexual Assault Examinations. Presented by Jack Ballantyne, Ph.D. and Pam Marshall, M.S., this webinar will offer advanced education to practitioners on issues involving timing of evidence collection, advances in forensic DNA technology, and factors affecting time since intercourse intervals.

At the end of the event, attendees will:

  • Have an increased understanding of timing considerations for sexual assault examination;
  • Recognize that forensic evidence may be available well beyond 72 hours after the assault;
  • Become familiar with advances in forensic DNA technology; and
  • Understand factors that affect time since intercourse (TSI) intervals

Register for the session here.


Written by Jenifer

November 24, 2009 at 8:06 am

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