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Strengthening Services

This handout is a companion piece to a recorded conversation between two state/national program directors as they talk about trauma-informed supervision—and what that looks like for supporting and taking care of staff/advocates while being rooted in resiliency, honesty, trust, and giving advocates the support and tools they need to do this work. For more resources from the Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative (SADI) click here.

Publish Date

April 2019

Active Listening Terms

This handout provides definitions of key active listening terms used in the the Listen Up! Active Listening as Advocacy online course and its companion handouts: Role Plays for Active Listening Reflection & Scenarios for Active Listening. For more resources from the Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative (SADI) click here.

Publish Date

April 2019

Role Plays for Active Listening Reflection Handout

This worksheet provides role play exercises to help with practicing active listening advocacy skills. This is a companion resource meant for use after completing the Listen Up! Active Listening as Advocacy online course. The exercises in this worksheet can be done in groups of two to three. For more resources from the Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative (SADI) click here.

Publish Date

April 2019

Scenarios for Active Listening Handout

This handout provides opportunity to practice your active listening skills with different survivor scenarios. This is a companion resource meant for use after completing the Listen Up! Active Listening as Advocacy online course. The activities in this handout can be done in small groups or individually. For more resources from the Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative (SADI) click here.

Publish Date

April 2019

Trauma-Informed Care

This handout provides a brief overview and framework for understanding the impact of trauma on survivors, communities, and those who serve them—and how this builds strong organizations and sexual assault services that are responsive to those needs. For more resources from the Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative (SADI) click here.

Publish Date

April 2019

Lessons for Local Programs

This handout offers  a snapshot of the lessons learned from the national Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative (SADI) and the key practices and dynamics for how dual/multi-service programs need to be critically self-reflective about the very ways in which we have structured our programs and service models in order to enhance comprehensive services for sexual assault survivors. For more resources from the Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative (SADI) click here.