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Originally: Student Leaders & Athletic Youth (2015)
External Website

Intended for high school athletes on girls’ sports teams. The program aims to empower female-identified youth to take an active role in promoting healthy relationships and ending sexual violence. Athletes are encouraged to be leaders in changing social norms at the school to a culture of safety and respect.

Curriculums, Gender Specific, Healthy Relationships, Root Causes
An Exploration of Abuse, Help Seeking and Why They Stay
January, 2000

Study that investigates the experiences of battered gay and bisexual men.

  1. Bisexual
  2. Crime
  3. Gay
  4. Male Violence
  5. Sexual Violence
  6. Rape
  7. Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender Communities
  • Author: Merrill, Gregory
  • Publisher: Haworth Press, Inc, 2000.
External Website

Empowerment Model program created by Peace Over Violence. Structured to encourage positive female development on each level of the social-ecological model. Each lesson provides an opportunity for young women to challenge oppressive social norms, build connections with peers, develop their sense of self-esteem, and work towards preventing sexual and intimate partner violence.

Curriculums, Culturally Specific, Gender Specific, Healthy Relationships, Root Causes
Transforming Our Nation's Response to Rape Victim Rights Law Center
Book & DVD
January, 2004

1 binder plus 1 DVD

  1. Legal issues
  2. Civil lawsuits
  • Author: WCSAP, Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs
  • Publisher: WCSAP 2004
Criminal Justice Process
Supporting Survivors Through Medical Advocacy
PDF & Hard Copy
March, 2018

The articles and interviews in this issue of "Connections" aim to round out the discussion on medical advocacy to focus on practical ideas and programming for advocacy services, specifically outside of forensic exam accompaniment.

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Medical Advocacy
For an "Energized, Incredible" Board
WCSAP Webpage
April, 2011

Each member of your Board of Directors has accepted crucial responsibilities for the welfare of your agency, and needs training of the highest possible quality to carry out those responsibilities. The Office of Crime Victims Advocacy (OCVA) Accreditation Standards state:

Each member of the governing board or advisory committee for a sexual assault program must have orientation and training specific to their role.

The suggestions below are relevant…

Nonprofit Governance
Speak Act Change: Youth Advocacy Kit
January, 2011

This curriculum is part of the larger, "Respect Works," curriculum and can be used in conjunction with, "Safe Dates." For Grades 8-12. Activate your students by giving them the tools to protect themselves and their peers from dating violence.

  1. Awareness raising
  2. Peer leadership
  3. Dating Violence
  4. Youth Advocacy
  • Author: Breaking the Cycle
  • Publisher: Hazelden, 2011
Child Sexual Abuse, CSA Prevention, Guides & Activities
January, 2000

Article features a family strengthening strategy that integrates theory with decades of research and practice at the University of Miami in an intensive, short-term, problem focused intervention, generally lasting about three

  1. Intervention
  2. Family
  3. Therapy
  • Author: Robbins/Szapocznik, Micheal/Jose'
  • Publisher: Washinton, D.C. : Juvenile Justice Bulletin, 2000
Parents & Caregivers, Therapy
External Website

Consists of either one 90-minute or a more comprehensive two session program totaling 4.5 hours. Consists of community-specific examples to increase empathy for survivors and awareness around sexual violence. Interactive activities and discussions.

Curriculums, Bystanders
To Increase Your Agency's Organizational Capacity
January, 2018

This webinar will provide an overview for Executive Directors and management staff on how to empower and motivate your staff to be invested in your agency’s success along with building your overall organizational capacity and sustainability. The webinar will address how to conduct an organizational assessment of your personnel management needs and provide recommendations for supervision, staff orientation, staff development, succession planning, training, workplans, and performance…


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