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Sexual Violence: Intervention

This area contains information on the development and delivery of safe and appropriate services for victims of sexual violence, offering tools for advocates or counselors in community-based sexual assault programs as well as helping professionals in human service arenas or institutional settings who encounter sexual violence victimization in their work. Materials explore approaches addressing intersecting life circumstances or co-occurring issues.

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June 2011
This article assesses the relationship between bullying peers as a child and adult intimate partner violence perpetration in a clinic-based sample of adult men. School bullying and IPV perpetration are both thought to stem from desire for power and control over others.
Authors: Kathryn L. Falb, Heather L. McCauley, Michele R. Decker, Jhumka Gupta, Anita Raj, & Jay G. Silverman
This toolkit focuses on survivors of multi-abuse trauma - those who are affected by multiple issues that negatively affect safety, health, or well-being. A primary focus of the toolkit is on how on many survivors of domestic violence experience alcohol and drug dependence, complex trauma, homelessness, and other hardships.
Authors: Debi S. Edmund and Patricia J. Bland
This fact sheet provides an overview of current poverty and housing statistics, as well as additional factors contributing to homelessness. A list of resources for further study is also provided.
Authors: National Coalition For The Homeless
There is a complex and often reciprocal relationship between poverty and sexual violence. This guide is intended to support rape crisis centers in their economic advocacy efforts at all levels of the organization.
Authors: Donna Greco and Sarah Dawgert
This document gives a brief overview of homelessness, the impact of trauma on homeless children, and ways homeless shelter programs can provide services to homeless families who have been exposed to trauma.
Authors: Ellen L. Bassuk and Steven M. Friedman
This fact sheet provides a brief overview of the issue as well as statistics and tips for what one can do to help homeless victims of sexual assault.
Authors: Houston Area Women's Center
Overview of a 6-year research project on family homelessness and poverty in MA. Focuses on findings on prevalence and impact of violence among homeless women, including the impact of both childhood and adult victimization on this population.
Authors: National Center on Family Homelessness