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Know More, Do More: Recognizing and Responding to Stalking on Campus

Event Details

Location: Online
Region: All Members
Type: Webinar
Timezone: EST
Start Date: March 24, 2020, 2:00 pm
End Date: March 24, 2020, 3:30 pm

Description

Stalking is a prevalent, dangerous and often misunderstood crime. This webinar explores the dynamics of stalking, focusing on the highly contextual nature of the crime by discussing common tactics used by offenders, stalking’s co-occurrence with domestic and sexual violence as well as tools to plan for victim safety and hold offenders accountable.

 

Presenter Bio

Dana Fleitman (M.A.Ed.H.D) is the Associate Advisor of the AEquitas Stalking Prevention, Awareness, and Resource Center (SPARC). As an Associate Advisor with SPARC, she develops resources and publications on stalking, as well as providing training and technical assistance.

Prior to joining SPARC, Dana was the Senior Manager of Prevention and Training Programs at Jewish Women International (JWI), the leading Jewish organization working to end violence against all women and girls. Her work at JWI included creating, delivering, and managing multiple educational programs on interpersonal and sexual violence for audiences ranging from teens to professionals in the field. Her programs included Safe Smart Dating (an award-winning co-ed workshop on sexual assault and dating abuse for college students), Dating Abuse: Tools for Talking to Teens (a bystander intervention program empowering adults to have successful conversations with young people) and Boy to Mensch (an OVW-funded program that engages young men on issues of violence against women in the Orthodox Jewish community of Baltimore). She also wrote and supported federal and foundation grants, coordinated a monthly webinar training program, and presented at the 2016 End Violence Against Women Conference in Washington, D.C.

Dana’s prior experience includes coordinating training and technical assistance for the HHS Office of Adolescent Health teen pregnancy prevention grantees. She also has direct service experience with groups including foster teens, refugees, and recent immigrants.

Dana graduated from American University with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and George Washington University with a Master of Arts in Education and Human Development. She is based in Washington, D.C.

 

 

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