IPSV

Intimate Partner Sexual Violence

WCSAP Webpage
August, 2011

Preparation

  • Set up three large poster boards or flip sheet papers
    • Typical Things Partners Do
    • Not OK, But Not Sexual Coercion or Violence
    • Sexual Coercion or Violence
  • Make two sets of index cards with one of the items from the attached list on each card; also include several blank cards. It may make things simpler if you paperclip each card to its duplicate, since you will need to mix them up and then…
Topics
IPSV, Training Tools, Guides & Activities
Intimate Partner Sexual Violence
PDF
July, 2008

A systematic response to intimate partner sexual violence is one that involves all levels of advocacy, legal, and political realms. The articles within this issue illustrate the complexities of IPSV, while painting a picture of that systematic response. By capturing the voices of survivors, advocates and legal leaders in this movement to end violence against women, this "Connections" will inspire you to look beyond traditional paths of service delivery, dig deeper into the root causes of…

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IPSV
Book
January, 2007

Manual containing research material on intimate partner sexual violence with completed publication.

  1. Domestic
  2. Sexual
  3. Violence
  4. Intimate
  • Author: WCSAP
  • Publisher: WCSAP, 2007
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IPSV
PDF
January, 2007

Those of us working in the anti-rape movement know that, statistically, the majority of sexual assaults are perpetrated by someone the victim knows, including intimate partners. According to sociologist and author Raquel Kennedy-Bergen,

Intimate partner sexual violence is abuse or assault of a sexual nature perpetrated by someone in an intimate relationship to the survivor. It includes a wide variety of offenses including rape, coercion, forcing the partner to perform…

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IPSV
PDF
June, 2009

Intimate Partner Sexual Violence (IPSV) is a comprehensive term that includes not only marital rape, but all other forms of sexual assault that take place within a current or former intimate relationship, whether the partners are married or not. Sometimes referred to as "sexual assault within the context of domestic violence," IPSV is a complicated, heart-wrenching form of abuse that has often been overlooked by the general public, law enforcement, and human service providers. IPSV is at the…

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IPSV
PDF & Hard Copy
August, 2009

This Guide is a supplement to the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs' (WCSAP) general guide to psychoeducational support groups, Circle of Hope. Circle of Hope provides excellent information about the nature of psychoeducational groups and how they differ from self-help and therapy groups. In addition, there is information about how to select participants, work with a co-facilitator, establish a curriculum, handle the inevitable concerns that arise in the course of running…

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IPSV, Support Groups
Recording
January, 1999

Spanish language program on date and acquaintance rape. It combines dramatic reenactments with first person testimony from survivors of rape. Also interviewed are professionals in law, forensic medicine, social services.

  1. Sexual Assault
  2. IPSV
  3. Medical
  • Author: Jamie Kibben
  • Publisher: Intermedia, 1999.
Topics
IPSV, Latinx
Be a Leader
WCSAP Webpage
March, 2011

No matter what your formal position, you can be a leader in advocating for services to address Intimate Partner Sexual Violence (IPSV). Often, it takes just one dedicated individual to initiate these much-needed services.

Do your homework

Even if you are a very experienced advocate, it is crucial to educate yourself thoroughly on Intimate Partner Sexual Violence. Two great starting places: the book…

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IPSV, Support Groups
2011 Findings
PDF
December, 2014

Having accurate, current statistics about sexual violence prevalence from a respected source is helpful to our work in the anti-sexual violence field. However, it can often be difficult to interpret complex technical research findings. We recently wrote about this in Using Statistics to Support Your Work. This resource includes a fact sheet of NISVS findings about sexual violence. Thankfully, the CDC…

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IPSV
Webinar
January, 2011

Intimate partner sexual violence (IPSV) is a disturbing reality in the lives of many individuals. Teens are not immune; in fact, they may be at very high risk for sexual assault and coercion within their intimate relationships. This webinar is designed to give advocates tools and resources for working with adolescent IPSV survivors.

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IPSV

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