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The following article talks about the importance of parent-child communication and how parents who provide resources, express their feelings and values can raise youth who respect themselves and behave responsibly. Includes facts, resources and discusses growth and development at the different ages.

Raising Sexually Healthy Youth: Rights. Respect. Responsibility & Parent-Child Communication

This article talks about what many parents and caretakers are concerned about today when it comes to their children. It talks about what parents can do to reduce the risk and increase the likelihood that their children will disclose to them should they be abused. The article also includes tips for providing fertile soil for raising sexually healthy children and adolescents.

Raising Sexually Healthy Children and Adolescents: General Overview and Look at 'Normal Development'

This booklet is a tool for healthcare providers to screen patients for sexual assault histories. It adapts the SAVE method from the Florida Council Against Sexual Violence and includes special considerations for immediate victims, comorbid conditions, pregnancy/gynecological care, patients with disabilities, males, adolescents and children.
Put Down the Chart, Pick Up the Questions: A Guide to Working with Survivors of Sexual Violence

This resource provides information on Public Law 280, a substantial transfer of jurisdiction from the federal government to the states in Indian Country and its impact on victims of crime.
Public Law 280: Issues and Concerns for Victims of Crime in Indian Country

 

This document is intended to aid sexual violence advocates in their advocacy efforts around sexual abuse in the clergy. With the ultimate goals being to prevent future sexual abuse and to advocate on behalf of existing survivors, this document includes 11 recommendations to influence church policy.

Providing a Victim-Centered Response to the Problems of Child Sexual Abuse by the Clergy

"This monograph discusses the prosecution of AFSA with a specific focus on AFSA when the victim is voluntarily intoxicated. It begins with a basic overview of toxicology. Next, it suggests a three-step process for prosecuting AFSA cases: (1) making the charging decision; (2) analyzing credibility and corroboration; and (3) trying the case. Finally, the monograph provides techniques for overcoming common defenses."
Prosecuting Alcohol-Facilitated Sexual Assault

This packet was created for service providers who work with children and parents and offers strategies and resources for building the protective factors associated with child abuse prevention.
Promoting Healthy Families in Your Community

This report explains the laws enacted in different states to afford victims of crime privileged communication with their counselor.
Privacy of Victims’ Counseling Communications

The law “provides for the analysis of the incidents and effects of prison rape in Federal, State, and local institutions and provides information, resources, recommendations, and funding to protect individuals from prison rape.
Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003

This issue of the Research and Advocacy Digest provides an overview of some of the research that exists on the topic of prisoner rape.
Prison Rape and Sexual Coercion Behind Bars

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