Jane E. Johnson, a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, is an adult rape survivor. Her brave depiction of the graphic sexual assault including her remarkable journey of survival, provides insights into the criminal justice system, victim services, and prevention fields. Her story both captivates and educates her audiences.
Following her retirement from the State of RI, DCYF as a Casework Supervisor, she has become an acclaimed survivor speaker and an award winning activist. In 2016 Jane was the recipient of the Visionary Voice Award from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) in Washington, DC representing Rhode Island. She is also an approved speaker for the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) in Washington, DC.
Jane is a survivor and a proud member of SSRI.
Incredibly moving testimony from those who are generally powerless in our criminal justice system...Michael B. Forte, Chief Judge of Rhode Island Family Court
Impactful, educational, no better way to learn from those with first-hand knowledge... A journey of triumph and victory that everyone needs to hear.CMSgt. Lori Ashness Former RIJFHQ/SARC
This training should be required for all medical students. Incredible presentation and very important for future physicians to hear...Medical Student, Warren Alpert Medical School - Brown University
Phenomenal. One of the most effective presentations I have ever experienced at a conference. Really serves to ground me in the long term impact of abuse...RI Family Court Conference Attendee
It was amazing. I'm sure others would agree it had a huge impact on our unit as medical professionals...RI National Guards Military Detachment Unit Training Attendee