Adapted from the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault guide, this guide for survivors includes definitions related to civil lawsuits, information on the advantages and disadvantages of filing a civil suit, personal, financial and legal factors. The guide also discusses the role of an attorney and how to select an attorney. Civil lawsuit procedures are outlined and explained.
 
A Guide to Civil Lawsuits: Practical Considerations for Survivors of Rape and Childhood Sexual Abuse

This protocol was designed as a guide for criminal justice and health care practitioners who respond to victims of sexual assault.
 A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations: Adults/Adolescents

This publication discusses reshaping sex offender public policy through a comprehensive approach and new collaborative models through cross-disciplinary professional partners; to craft new policies that prevent abuse before it is perpetrated and re-offenses.

This report discusses research and knowledge on sexual abusers and sex offenders, including the history of public knowledge around child sexual abuse.  It includes information on preventing child sexual abuse through evidence-based and community informed sex offender policy. 

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The Governor's Office for Women's Initiative and Outreach, Ohio Board of Regents and the Ohio Department of Health convened a statewide Task Force broadly representing Ohio's campus communities and partners to indentify best practices to prevent and respond to sexual and intimate partner violence and stalking. This Guidebook identifies key best practices for short and long term action recommendations for colleges and universities to implement in four focused areas: Preparedness, Prevention, Response and Recovery.

This toolkit is designed to aid Sexual Assault Counselors and Advocates in introducing the topic of Crime Victims Compensation to sexual assault victims as part of their healing process.
 
A Tool for Recovery

This guide describes the problem of acquaintance rape of college students, addressing its scope, causes and contributing factors; methods for analyzing it on a particular campus; tested responses; and measures for assessing response effectiveness. With this information, police and public safety officers can more effectively prevent the problem.
 
Acquaintance Rape of College Students

This guide includes information about priority public health research areas that should be addressed by the CDC and its partners in the next decade.
 
Advancing the Nation's Health: A Guide to Public Health Research Needs, 2006-2015

This guide aims to build on those tools and encourage health care providers to conduct full assessments with patients to encourage interventions that provide adequate treatments and recommendations for survivors of sexual violence.

This manual provides information and suggestions for congregational leaders around the issue of sex offenders in their religious community. The manual focuses on prevention through education, awareness raising, and policy development.
 
Balancing Acts: Keeping Children Safe in Congregations

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