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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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This online toolkit was designed to 'uncomplicate' matters by raising professionals' awareness about how the three issues intersect and reflecting on the most effective ways to engage with individuals and families who are affected by these issues.
Authors: Against Violence & Abuse (AVA)
April 2012
This 1.5 hour course provides an overview of the neurobiological and psychological implications of sexually violent trauma and the information and skills necessary for victim service providers to provide trauma-informed services.
Authors: Kelly Wilt and Janine D’Anniballe
October 2012
Empathy books are great tools for helping children process big feelings and situations. In this video you will learn what they are and how to make them.
Authors: Echo Parenting & Education
April 2011
This video provides testimony from a family member of a woman who had been raped while serving in the Marine Corps. It discusses the impact of this traumatic experience, the poor response by the military, and the help provided by SWAN.
Authors: Service Women's Action Network & Ms. Foundation for Women
This documentary shares the experience of Sergeant Angela Peacock as she works through sexual assault, combat stress, and the trauma symptoms that followed.
Authors: Brave New Foundation
This toolkit includes resources on trauma-informed care, organizational assessment, and organizational change management. Resources guide the user through considerations for leadership and culture, trauma-informed care structure, policies and processes, employee skills and tools and resources.
Authors: EPower & Associates
May 13, 2010
This radio interview discusses the military sexual trauma and related challenges face by a veteran who experienced sexual harassment while serving in the military. Rachel Cesar shares her story, and discusses homelessness, the pursuit of help and healing, and issues faced by women veterans specifically.
Authors: National Public Radio
The goal of this presentation is to help mental health practitioners best support domestic and sexual violence survivors. Information on how to include advocates in the recovery planning process of survivors with mental health related issues is discussed.
Authors: Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WSCADV)
November 2007
This comprehensive toolkit includes information, personal stories, and guides for specific situations for service providers. It works within an Anti-Oppression Perspective and uses a Harm Reduction Framework to promote safety for women who have experienced trauma, mental health problems, and substance abuse, issues which are highly pertinent to any domestic violence shelter.
Authors: Tessa Parkes, Cathy Welch, Kashmir Besla, Sarah Leavitt, Maggie Ziegler, Angela MacDougall, Susan Armstrong, Belinda LaCombe, Mireille LeClaire, Nancy Taylor,and Jill Cory
This online course describes these 'hidden problems' and identifies risk factors, screening and assessment tools, prevention and intervention strategies, tools for clients, and legal issues.
Authors: Prevention Pathways