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Decreasing the Number of Incorrectly “Unfounded” Sexual Assault Reports

Published: April, 2012| Christine Herrman

Law enforcement is responsible for clearing cases using definitions provided by the FBI. Case unfounding is a clearance method that includes, but is not limited to, cases that are determined to be… View this resource

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Organizing the Work of Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs)

Published: March, 2012| Leah Lutz

The 8-Step Protocol Development Cycle is a long-term strategy for systematically improving responses to sexual assault victims/survivors at the local level. This approach is designed for use by… View this resource

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Intimate Partner Sexual Assault

Published: February, 2012| Jennifer G. Long, JD, Jenifer Markowitz ND, RN

This presentation examines the devastating dynamics of sexual assault by an intimate partner including the use of power and control in a battering relationship. It provides an overview of intimate… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Sexual Coercion in the Context of Custody Litigation

Published: December, 2011| Connie J. A. Beck, Gabrielle Davis, J.D.

Scant research has been devoted to how pre- and post- separation sexual coercion functions in the lives of abused women generally and, more particularly, what implications it has for child custody… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs Addresses Intimate Partner Sexual Assault

Published: October, 2010| Jennifer Levy-Peck, Edited by Stephanie Avalon

Because many IPSV survivors feel out of place in either domestic violence or sexual assault support groups, WCSAP created an IPSV Support Group Guide with a full curriculum for a psychoeducational… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Washington State Arrest Grant Targets Intimate Partner Sexual Assault and Stalking

Published: September, 2010| Mike Davis, Edited by Stephanie Avalon

The Vancouver Police Department Domestic Violence Unit (http://www.cityofvancouver.us/police/page/domestic-violence-unit) in the State of Washington is on call and available 24 hours a day. Between… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Marital Rape

Published: February, 1996| Kersti Yllo

In order to fully and adequately respond to men who rape and women who are sexually assaulted, we must focus our attention on forced sex in marriage, not as an additional form of physical battering… View this resource

Tools & Guides

STOP SV: A Technical Package to Prevent Sexual Violence

Published: May, 2016| CDC

The CDC released STOP SV: A Technical Package to Prevent Sexual Violence to help states and communities prioritize efforts to prevent sexual violence. A technical package is a collection of strategies… View this resource

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ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence

Published: January, 2015| American Bar Association

The mission of the ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence, founded in 1994, is to increase access to justice for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking by mobilizing the… View this resource

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Accessing Safety Initiative

Published: January, 2015| Vera Institute of Justice

Funded by the Office on Violence Against Women, the Accessing Safety Initiative helps organizations and communities meet the needs of women with disabilities & Deaf women who are victims or… View this resource

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FORGE

Published: January, 2015| FORGE

FORGE provides a wide range of assistance to anti-violence professionals who are seeking support to provide competent and respectful care to transgender survivors and loved ones of sexual assault… View this resource

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GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project

Published: January, 2015| GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project

The GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project provides free and confidential support and services for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer survivors of domestic and sexual violence. We work with… View this resource

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Mending the Sacred Hoop

Published: January, 2015| Mending the Sacred Hoop

Mending the Sacred Hoop is a Native owned and operated non-profit 501(c) 3 organization that exists to address violence against Native women and works to end it. We organize to address issues… View this resource

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National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

Published: January, 2015| National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

NCDSV helps myriad professionals who work with victims and perpetrators; law enforcement; criminal justice professionals such as prosecutors, judges and probation officers; health care professionals… View this resource

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Prostitution Research and Education

Published: January, 2015| Prostitution Research and Education

PRE focuses on providing knowledge and advocacy for good policy and the promotion of public awareness about the commercial sexual exploitation of women through prostitution, pornography and… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault

Published: June, 2014| Office for Victims of Crime

This is an online guide for responding to transgender victims of sexual assault. Although not specifically created for the corrections community, this guide should be of interest to those working in… View this resource