These sessions provide attendees with a foundational understanding of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Continuums of Care (CoC) and a practical understanding of the coordinated entry process. Information includes ways communities can design coordinated entry access points, trauma informed assessment and prioritization approaches, and data safety considerations.
Trauma — it’s a word we might use often, but not grasp to its full extent. Although it varies in degree and content, everyone experiences trauma. In fact, our relationships with trauma dictate much of how we both experience and move through the world. Trauma isn’t one specific thing; it can be layered, complex, or even repressed so that we are unaware of it. Although difficult to define because of its diversity, in essence trauma is the opposite of safety.
Back to Basics: Partnering with Survivors and Communities to Promote Health Equity at the Intersections of Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence
This document was co-authored by staff of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center and National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, with significant input, guidance, and leadership from Black and women of color survivors and advocates.
In this episode, we continue our conversation with Dr. Jennifer S. Hirsch and Dr. Shamus Khan, authors of the book Sexual Citizens.
In the first part of a two-part episode, we speak with the authors of Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study on Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus.
The latest edition of The Resource explores how the movement to end sexual violence has adapted over the past year and a half due to COVID-19.
How has the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the dynamic of sexual violence on campus?
On this episode, we discuss sexual violence and alcohol consumption and how prevention efforts can impact young men.
Sexual harassment, abuse, and assault can have short- and long-term physical, emotional, and psychological effects on a person’s well-being and impact an entire community, from the culture and connections between people to the economic toll. Preventing sexual violence means we all must address deep-rooted abuses of power that contribute to inequities in health, safety, and well-being.