Jan 27, 2017
Welcome to episode 69 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week’s guest features the director of the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA), Lisae Jordan.MCASA supports legislation that promotes justice for survivors of sexual assault, accountability for offenders, and protection for the general public.
MCASA supports legislation that promotes justice for survivors of sexual assault, accountability for offenders, and protection for the general public. MCASA responds to policy questions and legislative initiatives throughout the year and is represented in Annapolis during the legislative session. MCASA tracked over 35 bills during the 2016 legislative session to assure that the needs of survivors are addressed.
In the episode, Lisae talks about the work she does and her commitment to support rape crisis centers, schools, forensic nurse examiners, law enforcement, and survivors. She also talks about the ways in which MCASA has been able to change laws in Maryland to benefit survivors, such as the Rape Survivor Family Protection Act which will be introduced in the Maryland legislature in January, 2017.
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