University of California - Riverside

UCR Extension Center

Sexual Assault Examination Training



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Sexual Assault Examination Training

Format: Online

Program Description:

 Work with law enforcement and the legal system while providing sensitive care to victims, both adult and adolescent, of sexual assault. Topics in this comprehensive online program include medical assessment of injuries, forensic terminology, DNA, forensic wound identification, collection and preservation of forensic specimens, toluidine blue dye staining, Wood's lamp use, photography, chain of custody procedures, law enforcement investigation processes, advocate crisis intervention, documentation, and preparation for court testimony.

Upon the completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Describe the evolution of the sexual assault examiner in the United States.
  • Define rape and sexual assault according to her/his jurisdiction.
  • Facts & Figures

    Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

    Locale: Large City

    Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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