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Sexual Assault Response Teams

Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative Timeline

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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.

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 Lis...

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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 Lis...

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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! Ac...

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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 an...

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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 ...

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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 wid...

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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...

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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 ...

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