Dr. André Rosay, Justice Center Director, will present an update on domestic violence and sexual assault programs to the Alaska House Finance Committee on Thursday, February 23, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. His co-presenters will include Lauree Morton, Executive Director of the Alaska Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Alaska Attorney General Michael Gerahty, and the Commissioners from the Alaska Department of Public Safety (Joseph Masters), Alaska Department of Corrections (Joe Schmidt), Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (William Streur), and Alaska Department of Education & Early Development (Mike Hanley).
Together, they will provide a broad overview of domestic violence and sexual assault in Alaska and will highlight key strategies to support Governor Sean Parnell’s Choose Respect initiative. To watch the presentation live, go to gavelalaska.org and scroll down to 1:30 p.m. Update: go to the archived recording.
Representative Bill Stoltze (R) and Representative Bill Thomas (R) are the co-chairs of the House Finance Committee.
Earlier in the day, Dr. Rosay will meet with the Division of Behavioral Health of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and a group of UAF Distance Bachelor of Social Work students to discuss the Alaska Victimization Survey and its implications for policy and practice in health-related careers.