These guidelines provide a comprehensive set of recommended practices for multidisciplinary teams responding to sex crimes. It also includes course outline for Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners.
Sexual Assault Response Team Guidelines

The risk for bullying andYouth Cover harassment is very high for youth who identify as LGBTQ.  This short resource offers background on research and information regarding abuse against young people in school and community environments.

This resource is part of the Information Packet on Sexual Violence & Those Who Identify as LGBTQ.

This policy paper offers a discussion and recommendations for managing the housing needs of sex offenders.

TANF-CoverSexual violence and economic insecurity are intricately linked. This guide is to support advocates in connecting survivors to the Temporary Assistance For Needy Families Program and ensuring that the TANF program is responsive to the needs of sexual violence victims. 

This guide is part of the Sexual Violence and the Workplace information packet.  View the full packet, or other publications included in this packet.

Advocates-CoverSexual violence permeates our society, including the workplace.  Using the Spectrum of prevention this  technical assistance guide provides advocates with information about the connections between sexual violence and employment and to offer possible prevention strategies.

This guide is part of the Sexual Violence and the Workplace information packet.  View the full packet, or other publications included in this packet.

Employer-CoverWhen sexual violence occurs in the workplace, it can create a climate of fear and reduce productivity and wellness of the entire staff. The purpose of this guide is to provide employers with information that may help facilitate their engagement in creating a comprehensive violence prevention and response plan in collaboration with community-based sexual violence centers.

This guide is part of the Sexual Violence and the Workplace information packet.  View the full packet, or other publications included in this packet.

This guide provides information on the prevalence of sexual violence and HIV, types of available HIV testing and treatment, benefits and risks of such testing and treatment, victims’ possible fears surrounding HIV, sexual offender testing, and steps victim service professionals can take to meet the needs of sexual violence victims.

This guide, written by Alisa Klein, offers readers important information about sexual violence and disasters that will help communities to understand the connection and develop better disaster responses. It presents a range of recommendations from suggesting small changes to developing comprehensive plans, making preparations, and coordinating far-reaching policy change. The guide is arranged according to phases of a disaster, and the color-coded phases offer a multitude of things to consider. The ‘Getting Started’ work sheets in the back have been designed to facilitate the process of disaster planning.  (This is a large document and may take time to load.) Also available for download in Spanish.

Sexual violence in later life is a form of elder abuse. This guide thoroughly investigates the complexity of the topic and includes information on signs and symptoms, special issues facing older victims, and primary prevention techniques.
 
 
Browse all contents of The Sexual Violence in Later Life Information packet.  This packet was developed by Holly Ramsey-Klawsnik, Phd, in conjunction with the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. The packet includes a fact sheet, technical assistance bulletin, technical assistance guide, resource list, annotated bibliography, research brief, and an online collection.

This guide, designed for counselors and advocates, explores the complex connections between substance abuse and addiction and sexual violence.  It provides information on understanding addictions and treatment options, a literature review of research on the topic, and a section of special considerations for rape crisis centers. 

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