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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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December 2011
This guidebook focuses on the impact of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other forms of trauma on people with disabilities. It describes four conditions for a trauma-informed organization and provides tips on trauma-informed practices, creating organizational change, and providing universal safeguards.
Authors: Disability Rights Wisconsin, Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Rural communities face very real and specific challenges when doing sexual assault work. The strategies shared in this publication are meant to energize and support current efforts of staff & volunteers working in rural community sexual assault programs.
Authors: Gayle M Stringer
This handbook highlights the importance of culture and provides guidance to develop cultural competency at the individual and organizational levels.
Authors: Sujata Warrier
This chapter gives an introduction to domestic violence and the cultural and linguistic barriers that affect immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Authors: Leslye Orloff and Olivia Garcia
This document describes immigrant women’s unique experiences of sexual violence by intimate partners and others. The unique experiences could be because of several factors, including legal status, language barriers, and challenges associated with being in a new culture. The document also discusses challenges faced by immigrant women in accessing services.
Authors: Jessica Mindlin, Leslye E. Orloff, Sameera Pochiraju, Amanda Baran, and Ericka Echavarria
Updated 2011
This document is an illustration describing the violence that may happen throughout the lives of Asian and Pacific Islander women during the life stages of infancy, childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, adulthood and later life.
Authors: Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence
March 2011
This manual was produced in Mexico to familiarize public employees with use of non-sexist language strategies. (This resource is in Spanish)
Authors: María Julia Pérez Cervera
This is an educator’s sources book of activities to help students understand and challenge inequalities based on race, class, gender, age, language, sexual orientation, ability, and religion.
Authors: Nancy Schniedewind and Ellen Davidson
This guidebook provides an overview of the challenges faced in conducting outreach to underserved teen victims of crime and highlights examples of the various projects and resources developed and implemented in local communities in the Underserved Teen Victims Initiative.
Authors: by National Crime Prevention Council and the National Center for Victims of Crime
This guide contains ten quick tips for service providers working for trans inclusion.
Authors: FORGE