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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month (SAAM) in the United States.

SAAM involves vital partners in anti-sexual violence.  The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (SSVRC) with multilingual Access Project plan resources and efforts such as lighting at Niagara Falls to usher in Sexual Assault Awareness Month.   Teal is the color to wear in support of efforts to prevent sexual assaults.  This year special attention is on campus sexual violence.  The Hunting Ground is and expose of sexual assaults on U.S campuses and the institutional cover-ups, and the societal toll on victims and families.

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What is Forensic Nursing

Forensic Nurses specialize in caring for victims and perpetrators of violence. They care for the physical, psychological, and social trauma that occurs in patients who have been assaulted or abused. Forensic nurses also have a specialized knowledge of the legal system and collect evidence, provide medical testimony in court, and provide consultation to legal authorities. To learn more about Forensic Nursing, please visit the IAFN website.

Connecticut State Chapter

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    Join the Chapter

    For those who are already IAFN members, please contact the home office if you would like Connecticut to be your chapter.  

    Anyone interested in becoming a member contact IAFN home office or gsprn@aol.com President of the Connecticut chapter.

    Membership in the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) is required to join a chapter. Become an IAFN member



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