This survey examines the access and inconsistent application of emergency contraceptives within the Indian Health Service system. This study looked at two major issues: the availability of Plan B as an OTC drug and the availability of Plan B during the delivery of sexual assault services. 

This CD tutorial program and implementation guide are tools to help  strengthen a current program or launch a new one. The purpose of this guide is to help you implement “Screening Patients for Sexual Violence” and provide you with a menu of options to most effectively use it within the community you serve.


The Guide identifies issues and considerations unique to survivors who have experienced multiple victimizations and have multiple needs and describes advocacy and organizational approaches. Developed specifically for rape crisis centers and victim advocates working within criminal justice system agencies, the Guide offers practical strategies for assessing and enhancing responses to this specific population. 

This resource from the University of Kentucky Center for Research on Violence Against Women offers tips to help advocates and practitioners utilize the information found in articles from scientific journals. The document describes the key sections of a typical journal article and also provides a listing of select journals relevant to violence against women research.Understanding Scientific Journal Articles

This resource from the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault, a 17-page synthesis of root causes theories with a full bibliography, describes each of the two major sexual assault theory areas and gives 2-3 paragraph explanations of each theory under the two categories. This will be helpful to people attempting to understand the state of current (and past) research on the root causes of sexual assault.

This report describes ways to enhance police responses to stalking by focusing on collaborative community partnerships and protocols. Chapters include the meaning of stalking, community policing, problem solving and stalking response, a model stalking protocol, and reflections. Creating an Effective Stalking Protocol

GNESA presents strategies for faith communities to respond to sexual violence in this one page handout.


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The document was produced by the Ad Hoc Committee on Sexual Abuse of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). It was approved by the full body of U.S. Catholic bishops at its November 2002 General Meeting and revised in 2006.
 Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People, Revised Edition

This resource includes eight sections: Introduction ,The Need for a Campus Plan, Training for Faculty and Staff ,Prevention and Education ,Campus Law Enforcement and Security, Campus Judicial Protocols, Policies and Training, Clery Act, and Victim Services. Campus Blueprint to Address Sexual Assault

This protocol was designed as a guide for criminal justice and health care practitioners who respond to victims of sexual assault.
 A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations: Adults/Adolescents

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