North Carolina General Statutes § 143B-394.3 Office of Coordinator of Services for Victims of Sexual Assault - duties and responsibilities

The duties of the State Coordinator shall include the following:

(1)        To establish an office to facilitate and coordinate all programs and services which deal with the victim of sexual assault;

(2)        To research the needs of the State and already existing programs for sexual assault services;

(3)        To create a liaison between public services and private services with which victims of sexual assault normally come in contact;

(4)        To be an information clearinghouse on all aspects of sexual assault services;

(5)        To develop model programs and training techniques to be used  to train medical, legal, and psychological personnel (both in the public and private sectors) who deal with the victims of sexual assault, and to aid in implementing these programs to suit the needs of specific communities;

(6)        To be available to aid and advise sexual assault services on  operational and functional problems; and

(7)        To develop and coordinate a public education program for the  State of North Carolina on the phenomenon of sexual assault. (1977, c. 997, s. 1.)

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