In Recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Topic: Sexual violence among Latinas
April 25, 2024 | 12:30 – 1:30 PM
Dr. Chiara Sabina is an associate professor at the School of Social Work at Rutgers University. Her research centers on interpersonal victimization, especially intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and dating violence among Latinos. Dr. Sabina employs a contextual, strengths-based perspective with respect to interpersonal violence focusing on understudied groups, the influence of cultural variables, help-seeking responses, and examination of the service-delivery system. Dr. Sabina has received grants from the Fulbright Scholar Program, National Institute of Justice, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, Vision of Hope, and National Sexual Violence Resource Center to conduct her work on Latino victimization, victim needs, violence prevention, domestic violence services, and culturally-informed services. Dr. Sabina is Senior Consulting Editor for Psychology of Violence and is a member of the Research Advisory Board of the National Latin@ Network for Healthy Families and Communities.