Video: Expanding Sexual Assault Kit Testing

In a video presented during the National Sexual Assault Policy Symposium, September 8-9, 2016 in Washington, DC, members from the Nevada Sexual Assault Kit Backlog Working Group describe the importance of using a multidisciplinary, victim-centered approach in addressing complex issues that arise while responding to sexual assault.

You can view the video here.

The team also describes the importance of utilizing available resources, including research and federal support from the National Institute of Justice, in making progress towards processing untested sexual assault kits.

To learn more about the NIJ's work on sexual assault issues, click here.

 
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