skip navigation

Understanding Sexual Rights and Sexual Assault in Resident Advocacy

Three agencies -- Disability Rights Washington (DRW), the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs (WCSAP), and Washington State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP) -- came together as the Alliance to End Sexual Violence in Long-Term Care. Alliance partners created this handbook as a result of their collaboration to develop technical assistance for advocates working with residents of long-term care facilities in Washington State. This handbook celebrates the combined strengths of these fields, made even stronger through cooperation and coordinated services. It encourages all advocates working with long-term care residents to expand their knowledge and become more proficient at supporting survivors facing sexual abuse as well as issues related to healthy relationships and sexual expression.

 Download this publication

 

Reviewed: March 21st, 2017