Jennifer Landhuis

Director - Stalking Prevention, Awareness, and Resource Center (SPARC)


Jennifer Landhuis, M.S. is the Director of the Stalking Prevention, Awareness, and Resource Center (SPARC), an AEquitas initiative. As Director of SPARC, Jennifer provides training and assistance on various aspects of stalking to multidisciplinary professionals across the country. She also manages the operations of SPARC, including project development and program planning. Prior to joining AEquitas, Jennifer was the Director of Social Change at the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence. In this capacity, she managed a variety of projects, including the Idaho Coordinated Response to Sexual & Domestic Violence and the Idaho Victims Assistance Academy. She also designed and facilitated state and national trainings on stalking, domestic violence, and sexual assault to build the capacity of criminal justice systems.  Earlier in her career, Jennifer spent eleven years as an advocate and educator for local domestic violence/sexual assault community-based crisis centers. She provided crisis intervention, including support, safety planning, information, shelter placement, and referrals for victims of stalking, domestic violence, and sexual assault. She also provided 24-hour enhanced on-scene advocacy for hospitals and law enforcement agencies and implemented a screening program to assist health care professionals in recognizing and intervening with patients who have been victimized. Jennifer graduated from Midland University with a Bachelors of Arts in Youth and Family Ministry and the University of Cincinnati with a Master’s of Science degree in Criminal Justice. She is an adjunct professor at Boise State University. Jennifer is based in Boise, Idaho.

Sessions

Know More, Do More: Enhanced Safety Planning for Victims of Stalking

Wednesday - September 12, 2018 - 10:30 a.m. - noon, Oklahoma AB

SPARC: Romantic Pursuit or Dangerous Conduct: Working with Teen and Young Adult Victims of Stalking

Wednesday - September 12, 2018 - 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m., Oklahoma AB