Program Provision

WCSAP Webpage
April, 2016

Washington State has 37 accredited community based advocacy agencies serving each county, as well as many community based by and for community specific advocacy agencies. Some counties also have system based advocacy; many ask why have both and what are the differences? It is crucial for system partners, advocates and communities to understand the importance of the differences, and it is our role as community based sexual assault advocacy agencies to be able to clearly communicate this to…

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Program Provision, Theory & Concepts
WCSAP Webpage
July, 2014

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center and the Resource Sharing Project have provided some excellent information on how dual or multi agencies can ensure that their sexual assault advocacy and community activism remains strong. Their article, Opening Doors: Building Strong Sexual Assault Services in Dual/Multi-Service Agencies identifies ten…

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Program Provision
PDF & Hard Copy
January, 2012

Service providers from all disciplines — medical and mental health, law enforcement, the courts, education, child welfare, and advocacy — can offer trauma-informed services to those they serve. Trauma-informed services approach people from the standpoint of the question "What has happened to you?" rather than "What is wrong with you?" It is important to note that providing trauma-informed services does not mean service providers must determine exactly what has happened to an individual.…

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Program Provision
A Guide for Community Sexual Assault Programs
Recording
January, 2000

Contains Video and Make the Commitment to Cultural Competency, Conduct an Agency Cultural Competency Assessment, Compile and Interpret your Results, Gather Information about your Community, Design a Cultural Competency Plan.

  1. Community Development
  2. Cultural Competency
  3. Sexual Harassment
  • Author: The Cross Cultural Health Care Program.
  • Publisher: The Cross Cultural Health Care Program, 2000.
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Anti-Oppression, Program Provision
Book
January, 2006

A guide to victim services, Community Outreach, and Contemporary Rape Crisis Centers.

  1. Victim Services
  2. Community Outreach
  3. Contemporary Rape Crisis Centers
  • Author: Anderson, Janet
  • Publisher: WCSAP, 2006.
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Planning, Program Provision
To Serve Survivors With Disabilities
Webinar
December, 2017

This webinar will provide an overview of the performance indicators, a first-of-its-kind comprehensive tool to track and improve the capacity of organizations to serve survivors with disabilities. Presenters will discuss how the performance indicator system was developed, what the system measures, and how the system can be used. There will also be an opportunity for questions about how to use the system in your organization

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Disability, Nonprofit Governance, Program Provision
Prevention Strategies
Book
January, 2016

Prevention ToyBox 2016

These games were not created for the purpose of educating potential victims about the dynamics of healthy and unhealthy relationships. Rather, target audiences are our own organizational staff members and community partners as we

  1. Prevention Curriculum
  2. Prevention
  • Author: Indiana Coalition Against DV: Prevention Awareness
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Program Provision, Guides & Activities
PDF
June, 2017

The increasingly pervasive use of technology in our everyday lives can feel disorienting, especially given the rapid pace of innovation and the expanding power of 21st century technology to collect, store, and distribute information about all of us.

The demand on programs to upgrade systems and to provide additional forms of communication is driven not only by this cultural shift, but by the increasing need to reach younger people. Youth embrace new technology faster than we can…

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Program Provision
For Supporting Sexual Assault Services
Webinar
March, 2018

Often, our policies do not adequately recognize the distinct needs of survivors of sexual violence or value long-term emotional safety and ongoing emotional support. In this workshop, participants will learn strategies for supporting strong sexual assault services through regular review and revision of policies, procedures, staff structures, and agency forms. While also building staff resiliency, employing a problem-solving stance and bringing to the surface differences and encouraging the…

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Program Provision
Advocacy Strategies for Legal Advocates
PDF
May, 2004

This pamphlet is designed for legal advocates working with people who have a disability(s) and have experienced sexual assault, to provide you with helpful advocacy strategies.

Because many of us who work in the movement to end sexual violence do not have expertise in other areas of advocacy such as disabilities rights, this is a tool to offer ideas, strategies and information about how to better meet the needs of people with disabilities who have been sexually assaulted.

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Disability, Program Provision

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