This events list provides descriptions of Sexual Assault Awareness Month events and activities. Activities are organized by event goal: awareness, fundraising, healing, community engagement, public policy, and sexual violence prevention.
The purpose of this guide is to assist physicians, nurses, and other clinical health care providers in meeting their professional obligations in identifying and providing intervention and treatment to older victims of sexual violence. It includes introductory information, such as definitions and a problem statement, as well as scenarios. Additionally, it discusses issues relevant to health care providers, such as practice recommendations, provider responsibilities, gathering patient history, examination, and evidence collection.
This guide focuses on the impact of sexual violence in the military. It includes resources for advocates who, through relationships and collaborations with the military, can offer support in responding to the needs of survivors and preventing sexual violence.
The following documents are available: "Sexual Violence in the Military: A Guide for Civilian Advocates," an infographic, and talking points.
This guide is designed for sexual assault program advocates working with non-offending parents and/or caregivers of children who have experienced sexual assault. The suggestions and strategies are intended for use with children under the age of 13.
This STRATEGIES in Brief from AEQuitas explains the legal requirements for establishing penetration in sexual assault prosecutions and offers strategies for effectively identifying, evaluating, and presenting evidence of penetration.
This publication explains how to plan an effective prevention campaign for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. it outlines the planning process for social marketing campaigns that aim to change behaviors. It is part of the 2015 Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) resource kit.
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