Our Mission

The Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc. (KASAP) is the statewide coalition of the 13 rape crisis centers in the Commonwealth. The mission of KASAP is to speak with a unified voice against sexual victimization.

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SANE/SART Training

2014 Trainings Dates Now Published! Register Now - Seating is Limited

Course Overview(click here for program brochure and registration form)
This program is an educational opportunity for nurses, law enforcement officers, advocates, prosecutors, and others committed to providing comprehensive care and services to victims of sexual assault. Topics include:
• Fundamentals of Sexual Assault Response Teams
• Medical/Legal Examination
• Crime Lab Processes
• Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault
• Sexually Transmitted Infections
• Patterned Injuries and Photography
• Kentucky Laws Regarding Sex Crimes
• Fundamentals of Advocacy
• Role of Law Enforcement
• Common Responses to Rape
• Privacy and Confidentiality Issues
• Prosecution and Court Procedures

Training Faculty Includes
Forensic Nursing
• KASAP Staff
• Northern KY Forensic Nursing Program Staff
Criminal Justice
• Kentucky State Police Laboratory
• Dept. of Criminal Justice Training Instructors
• KASAP Staff

Other Information:
Register early – space is limited.
Training Locations:
• September 29 - October 3 | Hopkinsville | Host: Sanctuary, Inc.
• April 21-25 | Owensboro | Host: New Beginnings
• June 16-18 & 23-24 | Louisville | Host: Louisville SANE Program (RN Only)
• August 4 - 8 | Pikeville | Host: The Healing Program at MCCC
• Class meets daily from 8:00 - 5:00 local time
• Lunch will be on your own
• A manual and other resources will be provided the first day of class

Melissa Gilpin, RN, SANE, Collaboration Specialist
phone: 502-226-2704 or
email: mgilpin@kasap.org

This project was supported by Grant Number VAWA ARRA-2009-KASAP-00034 awarded through the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The Opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women or the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet.