Jennifer Schweer

Jen is a licensed professional counselor in the District of Columbia and a SAVRAA*trained DC Sexual Assault Counselor who provides confidential services to survivors and those who support them.

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Additionally, she provides outreach, education, training, and programming around all issues of sexual assault, stalking, harassment and other forms of power-based violence. Jen has been a member of the DC Sexual Assault Response Team and the DC Sexual Assault Victims Rights Amendment Act Task Force. In addition to her work as a counselor and advocate for survivors of violence, she is also an adjunct faculty member in the Georgetown Women’s and Gender Studies Department where she teaches a class on gender violence and she is a fellow and with the The Engelhard Project for Connecting Life and Learning.

Jen began her work over 20 years ago as an advocate and counselor within a community based domestic violence and sexual assault crisis center, a place that has helped shape her understanding of these issues and continues to inform her work to this day.