The U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights has released a new guidance package on Title IX coordinators.  This package helps clarify that coordinator's roles and responsibilitie​s, as well as ways that schools should support the work of their Title IX coordinators.  The package includes details about the scope and administrative requirements of Title IX, as well as recommendations and discussion of key related issues.  It urges institutions to do as much as possible to eliminate conflicts of interest for Title IX coordinators, and to support Title IX coordinators through promoting their visibility and providing for their training.

This guide is designed for sexual assault program advocates working with non-offending parents and/or caregivers of children who have experienced sexual assault. The suggestions and strategies are intended for use with children under the age of 13.

This STRATEGIES in Brief from AEQuitas explains the legal requirements for establishing penetration in sexual assault prosecutions and offers strategies for effectively identifying, evaluating, and presenting evidence of penetration.

SAAM 2015 How to create a campaign coverThis publication explains how to plan an effective prevention campaign for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. it outlines the planning process for social marketing campaigns that aim to change behaviors. It is part of the 2015 Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) resource kit

SAAM 2015 Event Planning Guide CoverThis events list provides descriptions of Sexual Assault Awareness Month events and activities. Activities are organized by event goal: awareness, fundraising, healing, community engagement, public policy, and sexual violence prevention. It is part of the 2015 Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) resource kit

This guiding document outlines six critical components to the prevention of child sexual abuse, with the hope to build a dialogue around the creation of comprehensive policies to benefit children and prevent sexual abuse.

This paper discusses the policies, outreach, welcoming environments, ensuring access, attitudinal access, communication access, collaboration, training, and sustainability for survivors with disabilities. It was created for rural advocates at dual and multiservice agencies to help with overcoming barriers to trauma-informed care for this group of survivors.

The Lesbian and Gay Foundation of the UK released a guide on sexual violence for women who identify as lesbian or bisexual. 

 

This resource is part of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner  (SANE) Sustainability Project. It provides an overview of practice standards and guidelines for SANE programs.

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This guide is part of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner  (SANE) Sustainability Project. It provides an overview of key elements to include in staff orientation. 

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