Management

A Resource for Sexual Assault Service Programs
PDF
October, 2011

Fiscal responsibilities within programs fall under the direction of the Executive Director, Board of Directors and certain staff members. The Executive Director, in collaboration with the Board of Directors, manages finances, stewardship and oversight. The Board of Directors is a critical component to agency health and success. The Board of Directors should include diversity in both culture and skills.

Topics
Grants & Finances, Nonprofit Governance, Planning
A Resource for Sexual Assault Service Programs
PDF
October, 2011

Fiscal responsibilities within programs fall under the direction of the Executive Director, Board of Directors and certain staff members. The Executive Director, in collaboration with the Board of Directors, manages finances, stewardship and oversight. The Board of Directors is a critical component to agency health and success. The Board of Directors should include diversity in both culture and skills.

Topics
Grants & Finances, Nonprofit Governance, Planning
A Resource for Sexual Assault Service Programs
PDF
October, 2011

Fiscal responsibilities within programs fall under the direction of the Executive Director, Board of Directors and certain staff members. The Executive Director, in collaboration with the Board of Directors, manages finances, stewardship and oversight. The Board of Directors is a critical component to agency health and success. The Board of Directors should include diversity in both culture and skills.

Topics
Grants & Finances, Nonprofit Governance, Planning
WCSAP Webpage
May, 2014

Resilience begins with and builds upon sustainability. Programs must be well managed, have adequate resources, and invest in planning for the future in order to be sustainable. This is the foundation for a resilient organization. But just as we hope to help individuals who have been abused or assaulted to thrive rather than simply survive, we want robust, creative, bold programs that exceed expectations for services, are well respected in the community, and are great places to work. Besides…

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Nonprofit Governance
WCSAP Webpage
October, 2012

Have you ever wondered whether it was okay to include a portion of someone else's work on your website, in your training curriculum, in a community presentation, or in a publication? Have you had concerns about protecting work that your organization has developed? These are important issues, and a little basic knowledge about intellectual property rights will be helpful to any manager in the nonprofit field. As a manager, you will want to ensure that you inform others about policies and laws…

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Nonprofit Governance
WCSAP Webpage
June, 2012

As a Community Sexual Assault Program manager, you are subject to a formal evaluation process by your supervisor, whether that is the Board, an Executive Director (if you do not also fill that role), or someone else. However, most of us really want to know how we are doing at our jobs — and for managers, that means getting feedback from those who are supervised as well as those who supervise us. How do you get feedback from your staff in an appropriate manner without having them feel like…

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Supervision
WCSAP Webpage
May, 2016

As advocates in the Anti-Sexual Violence Movement, we are all too familiar with the term and impacts of vicarious trauma. How then do we relieve ourselves of the imprints that a survivor’s story leaves on us? An important way of coping with the intensity of the work is to first acknowledge that it WILL affect you.

In an organization plagued with policies and procedures sometimes we forget to implement “practices.” A few practices to consider are:

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Supervision
WCSAP Webpage
June, 2018

Conversations about how to integrate support for advocates that mitigates vicarious trauma have become common within our organizations, but the need to put these conversations into practice is greater than ever. While widespread coverage about the prevalence of sexual violence has gained traction with the #MeToo movement, resources for organizations haven’t seen much of an increase to meet the need. This requires managers and executive directors to find creative, low-cost ways to support…

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Supervision
Evaluation for Sexual Assault Programs
PDF
February, 2013
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Nonprofit Governance
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

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