The purpose of the SANE Program Development and Operation Guide (Guide) is to provide a blueprint for nurses and communities that would like to start a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program. For communities with existing SANE programs, the Guide serves as a resource to help expand or enhance services provided to the community. This Guide is designed to both complement and integrate resources that already exist.

This research translation provides a summary of key findings on sexual violence as a component of interpersonal violence that is the wider focus of the Global Status Report on Violence Prevention 2014. People working to end sexual violence can use these findings to inform data collection, prevention planning and evaluation, policy advocacy, and community partnerships.

Esta traducción resume los principales hallazgos del estudio “La victimización de Violencia Sexual y de las asociaciones de la salud en una muestra de la comunidad de las mujeres hispanas,” realizado por K. C. Basile, S.G. Smith, M.L. Walters, D.N. Fowler, K. Hawk y M.E. Hamburger. Los hallazgos del estudio se basan en nuestra comprensión de los efectos de la violencia sexual en mujeres latinas y pueden orientar nuestras estrategias tanto de prevención de la violencia sexual como de respuesta a ésta.

En inglés.

Sexual violence can result in many health, economic, and social struggles in the lives of survivors. This resource highlights findings from a 2015 study on sexual violence against Latina women. Findings can help strengthen our prevention and response strategies with Latin@ communities. In

Cover action steps health care professionalsThis fact sheet provides action steps that health care professionals on college and university campuses can take to prevent sexual violence. It is part of the 2015 Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign resource kit

SAAM 2015 Prevention tips for medical professionals coverThis fact sheet provides information about sexual violence prevention and how health care professionals can assist victims and prevention efforts. It is part of the 2015 Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) resource kit.

This toolkit helps with screening for reproductive and sexual coercion within the context of intimate partner violence. It includes tips for strengthening partnerships with local health providers to respond to the related healthcare needs of survivors. 

This worksheet was created to help SANE program managers develop succession plans. It is part of the SANE Sustainability Mobile App project.

This checklist was created to help SANE programs develop comprehensive orientation programs for new SANEs. It is part of the SANE Sustainability Mobile App project.

This guide provides information that will help in responding to transgender survivors of sexual assault in a way that is helpful, informed, and supportive.

Access the guide.


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