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Laurel L.

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Review for Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, Inc AKA RAINN, Washington, DC, USA

Rating: 1 stars  

I encountered discrimination and was told I wasn't eligible to participate with the online hotline service provided by RAINN. It wasn't because I had over 20+ years in the social work/nursing field, it was because I admitted to being a survivor and found helping out in the field very healing. I was told that "we do not recommend volunteering on the Online Hotline as a healing or therapeutic activity so the Online Hotline would not be a good fit for you right now."

So now when one admits and is honest about their sexual abuse, it is cause for omission and be ostracized. I wasn't contacted for further clarification regarding their concern, just simply told no.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I joined and participated in the e-crew, spreading information on Facebook

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Have the contact people employ more sensitivity and patience when dealing with the public.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field & I attempted to volunteer.