This blog explores the burdens survivors of color face due to COVID-19.
This blog explores the new and changing financial conditions survivors of sexual violence face due to COVID-19.
A particularly successful method for working with survivors of sexual assault and trauma is to bring survivors together in groups. Groups are an effective tool in giving hope and providing support, validation, connection, healing, and empathy. At the core of all sexual assault trauma is disempowerment and disconnection. To assist in recovery, empowerment and connection, the Washington Center of Sexual Assault Programs (WCSAP) developed this basic guide, written with beginner facilitators in mind.
FORGE outlines a comprehensive strategy guide for approaching therapy in the Transgender community. "Let’s Talk About It! A Transgender Survivor’s Guide to Accessing Therapy" cover resiliency exercises, self healing strategies, and essential information to help Transgender survivors access therapy and other resources.
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In the final episode of our COVID-19 and Health Equity series, NSVRC’s Yolanda Edrington, Louie Marven, and Mo Lewis discuss what they learned during the series, what touched their hearts, and how their perspectives have shifted.
Casa de Esperanza has created a Google Spreadsheet called the "COVID-19 Resource Library" which provides a bilingual virtual library on resources in Spanish and Indigenous Languages.
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American Psychological Association identifies the risks COVID-19 poses to domestic violence and child abuse.
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Community connectedness is an important part of preventing sexual assault — but it’s also crucial for preventing all public health issues, including the COVID-19 pandemic.