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Picturing Your Program: Planning for Organizational Growth Taylor Teichman Fri, 02/21/2020

Taking a thorough look at how programs have structured services for survivors of sexual violence is an essential part of how we care for
survivors. This toolkit provides guidelines to explore program values, resources, and structures related to sexual violence services.

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February 2020

Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2020 Campaign Guide Emily Bigger Mon, 12/09/2019

Campaign Guide for Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2020 – covers topics such as event ideas, messaging, and ways to get engaged in the campaign. For best graphic quality, download the PDF and then print it out.

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December 2019

It Matters! How Defining Sexual Violence Defines Advocacy Programs Emily Bigger Tue, 04/16/2019

How advocacy programs view and define sexual violence shapes their identity and impacts the concrete ways they offer services and speak to the community. This resource explores how by widening our view of sexual violence, we can open our doors to a wider diversity of survivors. For more resources from the Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative (SADI) click here.

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April 2019

Event Planning Guide Emily Bigger Thu, 12/27/2018

The Event Planning guide for the 2019 Sexual Assault Awareness Month Campaign, I Ask. This guide goes into detail about how to plan a Sexual Assault Awareness Month Event. For best graphic quality, download the PDF and then print it out.

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December 2018

Responding to Survivors with Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Overview for Sexual Assault Advocates Emily Bigger Mon, 10/15/2018

This guide was developed for local rape crisis advocates who may be asked to work with a survivor with autism.  It is a brief primer on autism, how persons who have autism may respond to a traumatic event and the importance of working with disability providers in a collaborative fashion. There are resource lists for advocates as well as organizational tools designed to assist programs who want to better serve the disability communities.

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September 2018

Moving toward prevention: A guide for reframing sexual violence

Develop effective messages about preventing sexual harassment, abuse, and assault that will resonate with different audiences with this guide. This guide, a joint publication between Berkeley Media Studies Group and NSVRC, provides recommendations on how to frame sexual violence, develop effective messages about prevention, and work with the media to inform and educate the public. The guide is a companion piece to Media relations toolkit.

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September 2018

Incorporating Cultural Responsiveness in Services Megan Thomas Thu, 07/12/2018

This resource provides examples of incorporating cultural responsiveness in services.

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Law Enforcement Survey Megan Thomas Thu, 07/12/2018

This survey is one of many provided in PCAR’s Tools for Evaluating & Assessing Your SART/SAFE Program. This tool provides SARTs with a sample or starting point to develop something that will work for their local needs.

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Hennepin SMARTeam – Five Core Principles Megan Thomas Thu, 07/12/2018

This resource was developed by the Sexual Violence Justice Institute at Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault. It includes the principles of compassion, collaboration, communication, choice, and cultural responsiveness.

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