Advocacy

The Advocacy Station
PDF
July, 2021

Regardless of who facilitates or coordinates the team, community sexual assault advocates should be actively involved. Advocates’ ability to respond to survivors’ needs is greatly enhanced when they have a consistent and valued presence on the MDT. Defining and clarifying an advocate’s role within the MDT is an ongoing process which helps to ensure that the team has a comprehensive response to sexual assault. This Advocacy Station addresses navigating information sharing and the role of an…

Topic
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Legal Advocacy
  • Criminal Justice Process
The Advocacy Station
PDF
July, 2021

Regardless of who facilitates or coordinates the team, community sexual assault advocates should be actively involved. Advocates’ ability to respond to survivors’ needs is greatly enhanced when they have a consistent and valued presence on the MDT. Defining and clarifying an advocate’s role within the MDT is an ongoing process which helps to ensure that the team has a comprehensive response to sexual assault. This Advocacy Station addresses navigating information sharing and the role of an…

Topic
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Legal Advocacy
  • Criminal Justice Process
Grounding and Anxiety Management with Young Children Series: Part 3 of 3
PDF
June, 2021

Welcome to the third and final part of our series in grounding and anxiety management with young children! For this three-part series we have been focusing on fun and simple activities that you can do with your child to help them better cope with their feelings of frustration and anxiety. This has proven to be especially needed as children (and parents!), have been dealing with the challenges of reduced school times and slow progress on the Pandemic front. Each video resource referenced is…

Topic
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Parents & Caregivers
Grounding and Anxiety Management with Young Children Series: Part 3 of 3
PDF
June, 2021

Welcome to the third and final part of our series in grounding and anxiety management with young children! For this three-part series we have been focusing on fun and simple activities that you can do with your child to help them better cope with their feelings of frustration and anxiety. This has proven to be especially needed as children (and parents!), have been dealing with the challenges of reduced school times and slow progress on the Pandemic front. Each video resource referenced is…

Topic
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Parents & Caregivers
Session 2 Working with Abuse Survivors with Substance Use Issues
Webinar
May, 2021

Beyond Labels explores the relationship between domestic and sexual violence, mental health, and substance use. This is a guide for domestic and sexual violence staff seeking to improve their response to survivors who have mental health disabilities and substance use issues related to violence and abuse. It is based on the wisdom of survivors, national leaders in crisis services and trauma recovery, and domestic violence and sexual assault professionals.

Topic
  • Advocacy
  • Disability
Supporting Equitable Service Provision (for Advocates)
Webinar
May, 2021

Ensuring safety and security for all survivors requires an organizational and personal commitment to racial justice, healing, and repair. This dynamic workshop will explore the ways inequitable service provision shows up in programs, negatively impacts all staff, and interrupts safety and security for survivors of color and other marginalized communities.

Zoe also delivered a similar training that is specifically designed for those in management roles. You can view that…

Topic
  • Advocacy
  • Anti-Oppression
Navigating the US Immigration System
Webinar
May, 2021

In this training you will learn about the immigration system as it pertains to children. You'll learn about the current practices regarding detaining children at the Southern border and how these children end up living all over Washington state. You'll get a brief overview of the immigration court system in the United States. Then, we will discuss various visas and other ways that child survivors of violence can obtain lawful status in the United States. Most importantly, we will talk about…

Topic
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Legal Advocacy
  • Anti-Oppression
  • Immigrant & Refugee
Navigating the US Immigration System
Webinar
May, 2021

In this training you will learn about the immigration system as it pertains to children. You'll learn about the current practices regarding detaining children at the Southern border and how these children end up living all over Washington state. You'll get a brief overview of the immigration court system in the United States. Then, we will discuss various visas and other ways that child survivors of violence can obtain lawful status in the United States. Most importantly, we will talk about…

Topic
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Legal Advocacy
  • Anti-Oppression
  • Immigrant & Refugee
Session 1 Working with Abuse Survivors with Mental Health Disabilities
Webinar
May, 2021

Beyond Labels explores the relationship between domestic and sexual violence, mental health, and substance use. This is a guide for domestic and sexual violence staff seeking to improve their response to survivors who have mental health disabilities and substance use issues related to violence and abuse. It is based on the wisdom of survivors, national leaders in crisis services and trauma recovery, and domestic violence and sexual assault professionals.

Topic
  • Advocacy
  • Disability
Session 1 Working with Abuse Survivors with Mental Health Disabilities
Webinar
May, 2021

Beyond Labels explores the relationship between domestic and sexual violence, mental health, and substance use. This is a guide for domestic and sexual violence staff seeking to improve their response to survivors who have mental health disabilities and substance use issues related to violence and abuse. It is based on the wisdom of survivors, national leaders in crisis services and trauma recovery, and domestic violence and sexual assault professionals.

Topic
  • Advocacy
  • Disability