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The Importance of Balancing the Need for Research and Participant Protection

Continued research into the causes and courses of sexual aggression is the life-blood of ATSA and essential to its mission of reducing sexual abuse. This policy paper discusses the protection of research participants as a serious concern, especially in the study of sexual aggression.

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Taylor Teichman Thu, 06/20/2013 - 08:43
Cambria County Sexual Assault Protocol and Anonymous Reporting of Sexual Assault Protocol

This comprehensive sexual assault protocol includes a procedure for anonymous reporting. It was developed in Cambria County, PA and provides guidance on responding to victims who are reluctant or unsure about getting involved in the criminal justice system.

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Ali Mailen Perrotto Wed, 11/14/2012 - 11:13

National Sexuality Education Standards

The goal of this resource is to provide clear, consistent and straightforward guidance on the essential minimum, core content for sexuality education that is age-appropriate for students in grades K–12. The Standards are presented both by topic area and by grade level.

Selecting a Database

The following document provides a working chart of questions to consider when selecting a database for an organization.  These questions may be useful in determining which database will provide the most benefits in terms of privacy and confidentiality, as well as security.

Ali Mailen Perrotto Thu, 06/30/2011 - 16:17
Competencies Needed by Health Professionals for Addressing Exposure to Violence and Abuse In Patient Care

This publication is provided as a starting point for professional organizations and educational institutions to prepare their helping professionals, including doctors, dentists, nurses, veterinarians, and beyond, to develop the skills and competencies needed to meet the needs of individuals who may have experienced abuse and violence.

Ali Mailen Perrotto Thu, 04/21/2011 - 11:58