Multidisciplinary Teams & Advocacy The Advocacy Station

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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 advocate.