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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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Revised 2008
A practical tool kit for use with women who have substance abuse or chemical dependence problems and who are, or have been, victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or sexual abuse.
Authors: Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
This report documents the impact of rural life on the behavioral health of women, providing a comprehensive review of the current literature covering a broad array of interrelated behavioral health care needs.
Authors: American Psychological Association
This report summarizes research on the relation between alcohol and violence - noting important consequences for child maltreatment and intimate partner violence specifically.
Authors: World Health Organization
This article reviews the literature on college students' sexual assault experiences. Information is provided about the prevalence of sexual assault and alcohol-involved sexual assault among college students.
Authors: Antonia Abbey
The article discusses child sexual abuse and the impact it has on adolescent development.
Authors: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families
The primary goal of this support group manual is to help advocates and providers better meet the safety needs of battered women and survivors of sexual assault who are impacted by their own or another’s substance use, misuse or addiction.
Authors: Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
September 2006
This article discusses the results of a study and concludes that substance abuse treatment programs should incorporate violence exposure questions into clinical use as a matter of policy.
Authors: Alisa K Lincoln, Jane M Liebschutz, Miriam Chernoff, Dana Nguyen and Hortensia Amaro
April 2002
The article briefly discusses the data results gathered from interviews of women revealing that those who experienced any type of sexual abuse in their childhood were roughly three times more likely than unabused girls to report drug dependence as adults.
Authors: Patrick Zickler
December 2002
The article summarizes some of the research that demonstrates having experienced sexual violence is strongly associated with later substance abuse, high-risk sex, and other harmful behaviors.
Authors: Rowan Frost
Defines both sexual violence and substance abuse. Talks briefly about the connections between sexual assault and substance abuse and how alcohol/drugs may be a contributing factor in its occurrence. It also gives some facts along with their sources.
Authors: Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault