This technical assistance bulletin is intended to support counselors and advocates in providing quality counseling services to child sexual assault victims. The bulletin includes an overview of counseling guidelines and developmentally appropriate interventions.
This document is intended to help community members learn more about bystander intervention and how they can be engaged bystanders. It provides community members with tips on how to intervene to prevent sexual violence, examples of bystander intervention, and a list of resources.
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.
The needs of victims of human trafficking are complex. Whether native to the United States or another country, they have often been displaced and isolated from their community. Many victims have experienced a range of physical, sexual, and psychological traumas, and may still be in danger from traffickers. As a result, victims of human trafficking deserve and require a great deal of care and compassion, assistance, and protection, from the government and from social service providers. This bulletin examines The William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, Immigration assistance and Visas.
This Victim Law Bulletin discusses the impact of secondary victimization within the criminal justice system for people who have experienced multiple forms of victimization and how to reduce the harmful impacts of this experience.
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.
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