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CLE/Education Series Explores the Forensic Investigation of Sexual Assault Cases

The Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law presents Forensic Investigation of Sexual Assault Cases as part of its Forensic Fridays continuing legal education (CLE) and professional education seminar series.

Forensic Investigation of Sexual Assault Cases will feature Dr. L. Kathleen Sekula, director of Duquesne University's Forensic Nursing program, and Valerie Schreiber, operations director for the Sexual Assault Response Team of Allegheny County, Michelle Collins, head of the Allegheny County Public Defender's Child Abuse Unit, and Allegheny County Assistant District Attorney Chris Hoffman. Together, these experts will address the investigation and adjudication of sexual assault cases, particularly those involving juvenile victims.

A continuing legal education and professional education series, Forensic Fridays was developed to offer continuing education opportunities on a regular basis and in shorter courses better suited to the busy schedules of professionals. The series is geared toward attorneys, judges, physicians, nurses, law enforcement officers and athletic trainers.

When:   Friday, May 14, from 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Where:   Duquesne Room, Duquesne Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Information:   CLE, ACT 48, Continuing Nursing Education and Continuing Medical Education credits and offerings are available. Cost: $30 per person, $75 for professional registration. Call 412.396.1330 for more information.

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