Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners

Building a Quality CV

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners Supplemental Training

Speaker: Tracey Decker, South Dakota Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault

This training will include guidelines for creating and maintaining a CV will be provided so nurses can be prepared to showcase their expertise in the event they are called into court. Examples of how to format a CV will be shown.

Tracey Dollison Decker has practiced as an attorney in the Rapid City area since she graduated from the Knudson School of Law at the University of South Dakota in 1999. Tracey worked as an attorney with the Pennington County State’s Attorney’s Office for nearly 20 years. For the majority of that time, she zealously worked to bring justice to victims and safety to the community through her prosecutions of sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse and homicide cases. She also served briefly as the Director of Victim’s Assistance in Pennington County where she directly served victims of crime, advocating for them and supporting them through the criminal justice process.  Tracey is not new to the South Dakota Network because throughout her time as a prosecutor she worked as a trainer for SDNAFVSA, traveling across South Dakota to train law enforcement officers, prosecutors and victim advocates about the dynamics of domestic violence and sexual assault. Tracey has previously served on the West River Human Trafficking Taskforce, the Black Hills Childrens Home Child Advocacy Center Advisory Board, and the South Dakota State’s Attorney’s Association Board of Directors. Tracey is a past president of the Public Sector Section of the State Bar of South Dakota. She continues to support the State Bar of South Dakota through her service on its Ethics and Women In Law Committees. She currently serves on the One Heart Board of Directors in Rapid City, SD. Over the years Tracey has been recognized for her work with crime victims by having been awarded the WAVI Victim’s Champion Award and the Western South Dakota Child Protection Council’s Building Strong Families Award.  Tracey currently lives in Rapid City with her two sons, Jacob and Lee.



This project was supported by Grant No. 15JOVW-21-GG-00844-RURA awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Justice. In addition, tools, assessments, and/or screenings described on this site do not constitute OVW endorsement or approval but rather reflect tools, assessments, and/or screenings commonly used in the field.


Mar 13 2024


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm