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Sexual Violence: Program Development

This area includes resources to support the work of local, state, and national sexual assault programs regarding nonprofit management, personnel supervision and staff development, coalition-building, and practice standards and policies. Materials also explore the history, theories, and philosophies driving the work of the movement to end sexual violence.

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June 2014
This online toolkit is informed by both research and transgender survivors, offering data and practical tools to promote understanding and support for transgender victims.
Authors: FORGE and the Office for Victims of Crime
May 2013
This FYSB Webinar provides tools that can help advocates and practitioners develop mandatory reporting policies and protocols.
Authors: Nahama Broner, Venita Embry, and Merissa Gremminger
This interactive online resource guides evidence-based decision making in the work to prevent violence in communities and homes.
Authors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This course is designed to ‘uncomplicate’ matters by raising awareness about how the three issues intersect and offer effective ways to engage with individuals and families who are affected by these issues.
Authors: Against Violence & Abuse (AVA)
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)
Each online toolkit provides key tasks, examples, and links to more detailed instructional sections on topics related to community-based work such as: creating and maintaining partnerships, assessing community needs and resources, developing a framework or model of change, developing strategic and action plans, building leadership, enhancing cultural competence, influencing policy development, writing a grant application, sustainability, and more!
Authors: Work Group for Community Health and Development
October 2012
This discussion guide offers questions to consider after reading the Applied Research paper titled The Effectiveness of Sexual Assault Services in Multiservice Agencies. These discussions may assist in cultivating services for people healing from sexual violence.
Authors: The National Sexual Violence Resource Center
October 2012
Through bystander education workshops, a social media campaign and policy advocacy, the Beat the Punch campaign works to reduce risk factors and strengthen protective factors associated with IPV perpetration among male college students.
Authors: Domestic Violence Task Force of San Luis Obispo County
July 2012
This 30 minute online learning tool is adapted from the Applied Research Paper of the same title. Participants will understand how and why rape statistics are generated for national studies; critically evaluate the information provided by national studies on sexual violence; and apply statistics in their work.
Authors: National Sexual Violence Resource Center
This online toolkit was developed for non-profit victim service agencies and advocates working to provide safe and effective services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Authors: NEDV's Safety Net Project, The Confidentiality Institute, and the U.S. DOJ Office of Violence Against Women