This bulletin provides an overview of recommendations from survivors and reseachers about how to improve survivors' experiences when interacting with the healthcare system. Specific roles for advocates are discussed.
Sexual violence and housing are intricately linked by several factors including access to affordable housing, various forms of oppression and sex offender management. This four page document offers information on each of these topics as well as a section on how advocates can help survivors.
This bulletin discusses the links between homelessness and sexual violence, barriers to receiving services and information on what rape crisis centers can do to meet the needs of people who are homeless.
Sexual violence against people in later life involves a broad range of offenses perpetrated against people age 60 and beyond. This four page document outlines specific information on this topic including how advocates can respond to the special needs of older sexual violence victims.
This technical assistance bulletin is intended to support counselors/advocates and prevention educators in reaching individuals along all literacy levels. The bulletin includes an overview of the link between literacy and sexual violence and tips on developing universal outreach, prevention, and intervention materials.
The following bulletin provides information on creating a business plan for Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) programs by providing a realistic roadmap to sustainable healthcare practice. As part of the NSVRC SANE Sustainability Series, this bulletin reviews the basic steps for developing a sound business plan and explains each component. For more resources on this topic visit the SANE Sustainability Project.
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