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For Dynamic Support Groups
Webinar
June, 2017

Each support group comes with its own successes and challenges, starting with the intake and continuing until the last group meeting.  This webinar will address common issues that come up when completing the intake process as well as group dynamics which can be challenging.  We will work through things like: over/under participation in group, group members clashing, no-shows,  group retention, boundary issues, and times when group feels like it might be going off the rails.  Webinar…

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Support Groups
(2007)
External Website

This guide (unCurriculum) was created by the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance. Includes: Facilitator’s introduction and 6 units;

  1. Positive Personal Development,
  2. Addressing Teen Dating Violence,
  3. Addressing Sexual Harassment with Teens,
  4. Addressing Sexual Violence with Teens,
  5. Exploring Gender Sexuality and Power, and
  6. Promoting Healthy Relationships.
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Curriculums, Healthy Relationships
External Website

Curriculum developed by the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence’s Center for Healthy Teen Relationships. Intended to help teens identify and develop healthy relationships.

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Curriculums, Healthy Relationships
With Commercially Sexually Exploited Youth
WCSAP Webpage
April, 2011

Relationship-building with youth who have been commercially sexually exploited is no small task. In many cases, abuse, abandonment and betrayal have characterized their relationships with adults and created mistrust. Additionally, they may not see themselves as victims of exploitation or know how they want to move forward.

As advocates, you already have many of the skills you need to support youth who have been commercially sexually exploited. Building rapport with this population is…

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Trafficking & CSEC
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With Tribal Communities
PDF
April, 2012

This issue of "Connections" focuses on advocacy with Tribal communities. The Department of Justice reports that Native Americans are two and one-half times more likely to experience sexual assault than all races in the United States combined. This is especially relevant in Washington, where the National Congress of American Indians lists 29 federally recognized Indian Tribes and one additional state-recognized Tribe. It is imperative for community sexual assault advocates to understand how…

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Native Americans
Teacher Guide
Book
January, 2007

What Is the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program? As stated earlier, the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP) is the most researched and best-known bullying prevention program available today. With over thirty-five years of research and successful implementation all over the world, OBPP is a whole-school program that has been proven to prevent or reduce bullying throughout a school setting. The goals of the program are

  • to reduce existing bullying problems among students…
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CSA Prevention, Guides & Activities, Schools & Campus
WCSAP Webpage
January, 2012

Besides having fun, kids are trying to figure out how to make their way through the social environment and feel accepted. It is our role to help create a change in the social environment that makes it "uncool" to use violence and ultimately to be a bully.

Enhance bullying prevention programs in schools and community organizations:

  • Create environments free from violence and hostility in which kids feel safe and can trust adults.…
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Strategies
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PDF
January, 2016

Racism affects sexual assault survivors and individuals working in the advocacy field, and also creates an oppressive environment that contributes to sexual violence. What does the research say about effective ways to intervene?

Download this publication

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Anti-Oppression, Bystanders
Webinar
January, 2013

In this webinar we will explore using the bystander approach of sexual violence prevention with marginalized communities. Participants will expand their knowledge of the LGBTQ community, learn the basic principles of bystander intervention, and finally, using the LGBTQ population as an example, will practice customizing bystander intervention programs to the populations we work with. Though most bystander intervention programs in existence are geared towards college or university students,…

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LGBTQ, Bystanders
WCSAP Webpage
February, 2013

It is often easier to understand concepts by using clear examples, so many bystander programs contain scripts, or potential events, that can occur during an intervention.

Bystander intervention programs exist to define moments of action and to remove doubt around who is responsible for taking action. We are all responsible, to our ability, for our community and the safety of those around us.

Sometimes people have difficulty determining whether they have a responsibility to…

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Bystanders

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