089: Joelle Casteix and Sexual Assault Advocacy

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Podcast Description:

Joelle Casteix joins Natasha on this episode. Joelle is a sexual assault advocate having worked with SNAP and is currently with STOP.
Joelle shares her story of sexual assault while a student at a Catholic school where the

heads of the school knew what was happening, silencing her as a teenager. She goes into detail with similarities between her religion, Catholicism, and Mormonism.
Natahsa and Joelle discuss what survivors can do, what leaders can do and what members/friends can do to help sexual assault victims.

Resources mentioned during podcast

To visit STOP, please go to https://stop.team/
To visit SNAP, please go to http://www.snapnetwork.org/

Thank you to Jeff Meyers for the intro and Peter & Mary Danzig of Otter Creek Duo for the concluding bumper music.


Natasha Helfer Parker, LCMFT, CST, CSTS can be reached at natashaparker.org and runs an online practice, Symmetry Solutions, which focuses on helping families and individuals with faith concerns, sexuality and mental health. She hosts the Mormon Mental Health and Mormon Sex Info Podcasts, is the current past president of the Mormon Mental Health Association and runs a sex education program, Sex Talk with Natasha. She has over 20 years of experience working with primarily an LDS/Mormon clientele.


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