Management

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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
Addressing the Americans With Disabilities Act
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May, 2004

Most employment discrimination against people with disabilities is not intentional. Discrimination most frequently occurs because interviewers and others involved in hiring or promotion are uninformed about the differing capabilities of individuals with disabilities and make decisions based on misconceptions, speculations, stereotypes, or even unfounded fears.

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Disability, Supervision
WCSAP Webpage
January, 2017

Vision and mission statements are often used interchangeably, but differences do exist. A mission statement describes what an organization or business does and a vision statement describes what an organization or business hopes to achieve as a result of specific actions. Mission statements focus on the present and vision statements look into the future.

Recently rape crisis centers nationally and statewide have been tweaking aspects of their mission, vision, branding, and even agency…

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Nonprofit Governance
Requirement in Washington State
WCSAP Webpage
November, 2013

Are you aware that the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) requires you to have either a

  • safety committee
  • or a regular safety meeting,

depending on the number of employees you have? WAC 296-800-130 clearly identifies this requirement.

If you have 11 or more employees on the same shift in the same location, you must establish a safety committee, which consists of representatives elected by employees as…

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Nonprofit Governance
Core Services for Accredited Community Sexual Assault Programs (CSAPs)
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March, 2015
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Accreditation
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
Webinar
December, 2017

This webinar will explore strategically structuring prevention sessions, as well as ensuring sessions and programs are connected to the broader prevention vision and goals. The trainer will give attendees ideas on how to design prevention sessions that utilize effective and engaging practices, such as setting specific and achievable learning objectives and incorporating diverse teaching techniques that are respective of multiple learning styles. Oftentimes preventionists are asked to cover a…

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Planning
Advocacy Strategies for Legal Advocates
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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
WCSAP Webpage
April, 2017

Organizations have looked to transparency as a way to push their mission, build donor trust, boost engagement with stakeholders, and manage liability. To a certain extent, transparency is required of us as nonprofits through items like our IRS form 990 and our grant reports. However, we should view this as the most basic level of transparent achievement and strive for further openness. "The more transparent an organization is the healthier and more productive it's going to be and the less…

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Nonprofit Governance
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June, 2017

2017 Sexual Violence Prevention Plan

We are pleased to present the "2017 Sexual Violence Prevention Plan," an update to the "2009 Sexual Violence Prevention Plan, Synergies." The period surrounding the development of the 2009 plan was the culmination of a shift in statewide focus away from risk reduction efforts, and toward perpetration reduction. The 2017 plan builds upon that transition. It emphasizes community-driven decision-making and encourages efforts to track and evaluate…

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Planning, Strategies

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