This area provides information and tools to assist individuals and their collective(s) working to end sexual violence through public policy and systems change. Public policy includes federal, state, and local laws that impact victims and survivors of sexual violence and address prevention strategies, the configuration and operation of agencies and systems that respond to and prevent sexual violence, policies and protocols, and funding for the provision of services to victims and survivors. Systems advocacy is the tool that advocates and other professionals use to ensure the rights and needs of victims of sexual violence as they negotiate systems on their journey toward healing and also to ensure that systems are working to address the prevention of sexual violence.
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This trainer’s guide is designed to demonstrate effective techniques for first responders called to help crime victims who have disabilities that affect the victim’s intellectual and communication abilities.
This module provides an overview of the coordinated community response to sexual assault. It offers information on the make-up of a response team, the history of coordinated response, the SART Model, and the SANE Model.
This online program is a basic victim advocacy training offering victim services providers and allied professionals the opportunity to acquire the basic skills and knowledge they need to better assist victims of crime.
Authors: Cicatelli Associates Inc. with the National Center for Victims of Crime and Safe Horizon, Inc.
This training curriculum is aimed at increasing understanding of elder abuse in the Asian and Pacific Islander community. It includes information about types of elder abuse, safety concerns, and barriers faced by older persons when seeking help.
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