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It Matters! How Defining Sexual Violence Defines Advocacy Programs

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.

Throw Away the Menu

This resource recommends dual/multi-service programs reconsider the concept of advocacy to be more responsive to the diverse and wide-ranging needs of survivors of sexual violence, and re-envision advocacy to expand beyond the care and support provided on helplines, in courtrooms, or hospitals, to also include the critical long-term emotional support survivors need in a range of contexts as they heal. For more resources from the Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative (SADI) click here.

Comprehensive Services

This guide explores how dual/multi-service programs can provide comprehensive services that address the entire scope of survivors’ experiences — going beyond immediate crisis response to supporting a wide range of both immediate and long-term issues that affect survivors’ whole selves. For more resources from the Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative (SADI) click here.

Listening to Survivors- Essential Steps for the Intake Process

This tool assists dual/multi-service programs with restructuring their intake forms and procedures to align with approaches that are more survivor-focused and trauma-informed. Recommendations include building forms and procedures from a place of establishing relationship, safety, trust, cultural relevance, choice, collaboration and empowerment with survivors. For more resources from the Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative (SADI) click here.

Risk and Protective Factors

This infographic highlights the connections between risk and protective factors and social determinants of health at the various levels of the social ecology, and can be used to link sexu...

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Journalist Tip Sheet (2019)

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a time when many journalists cover sexual violence from a variety of news angles. The Journalist Tip Sheet contains best practices and story ideas for writing about sexual violence.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Proclamation 2019

Sexual Assault Awareness Month calls attention to the fact that sexual violence is widespread. This proclamation is a clear declaration to join advocates and communities across the countr...

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Media Outreach Packet

Help drive media interest during Sexual Assault Awareness Month with this Media Outreach Packet.

Afiche de Consentimiento 2019 durante SAAM

 

El póster de SAAM de 2019 promueve el Mes de Concientización sobre el Asalto Sexual. Para obtener la mejor calidad gráfica, descargue el PDF y luego imprímalo.

Emily Bigger Fri, 03/08/2019 - 10:47