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Part 1: Language Matters
WCSAP Webpage
August, 2020

Messaging sexual violence prevention is such an important part of our overall strategy. However, it can be tricky to create a compelling and optimistic pitch for prevention that will reach a broad audience, while also navigating deeply embedded rape myths & victim blaming. That’s why there’s a lot of research about how people hear our messages and what can support greater behavior change. It’s clear that the ways in which we communicate about sexual violence and prevention really matters…

Topic
  • Best Practices
  • Program Design
The Movement to End Sexual Violence (Advocate Core)
Webinar
July, 2020

This recorded webinar is an overview of the history of activism to end sexual violence, the development of rape crisis services, and the shifts of culture toward intolerance of sexual assault. 

Topic
  • Training Tools
Side by Side Requirements
PDF
June, 2020

For managers of dual domestic violence and sexual assault programs, it can be a challenge to keep track of which requirements come from where! We teamed up with WSCADV to create a document of common requirements for a dual manager's reference and placed them side by side for convenient tracking. This is a living resource and will be reviewed and revised as applicable. 

Topic
  • Management
Webinar
June, 2020

This workshop will explore tips and tricks for more digitally focused prevention. This may be especially helpful as prevention plans are adjusted in response to current social distancing but will also provide valuable approaches to keep in your toolbox going forward. Presenters will share and discuss several tools to use while engaging in prevention efforts virtually, including digital art practices and engaging and accessible online facilitation.  Participants will also have opportunities…

Topic
  • Media Literacy & Technology
Understanding prevention through fun & games
PDF
June, 2020

Enjoy this 11-page activity packet of prevention-themed coloring pages, jumbles, crosswords, and more. Color your own social ecological model! Solve the joyful sexuality word scrambles!

Topic
  • Guides & Activities
Webinar
June, 2020

In this workshop, we will cover the basics about the neurobiology of trauma, how trauma stores in the body, and how bodywork can be an important part of ongoing care after the initial crisis. Specifically, we will discuss the “freeze” response: a nearly universal trauma response that saves us in the short term, and can also create long term physical holding and chronic pain. Bodywork can be an incredibly effective modality for addressing the freeze response, healing trauma in general, and…

Topic
  • Advocacy
Some Brief Guidance to Providing Accessible, Safe and Dignified Sexual Assault Services
PDF
June, 2020

This Advocacy Station provides some brief guidance and resources for advocates and therapists to decrease barriers for people with Intellectual / Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) through some intentional changes.

Topic
  • Disability
Resource Packet
PDF
June, 2020

Our mental and physical health are interwoven and connected and as such trauma is stored in both our brains and our bodies. Both can be impacted by healing touch. These recourse are created to be shared with survivors. The following packet includes:

  • A guide to recognizing trauma in the body
  • A guide to self care for trauma stored in the body
  • A guide for finding a trauma-informed practitioner of body work
  • A zip file with Instagram (4) and Facebook (…
Topic
  • Advocacy
Advocate Core Part 1
Webinar
April, 2020

This webinar is broken into two parts.

  • Part One: This presentation will discuss different examples of how rape culture is ingrained in our culture, history and systems. We will also review different aspects of how rape culture is exhibited throughout our daily lives.
  • Part Two: We will also look at how oppression and rape culture connect and why it is important for sexual assault advocates to have foundational knowledge in anti-oppression. We will examine parallels…
Topic
  • Root Causes
Advocate Core Part 2
Webinar
April, 2020

This webinar is broken into two parts.

  • Part One: This presentation will discuss different examples of how rape culture is ingrained in our culture, history and systems. We will also review different aspects of how rape culture is exhibited throughout our daily lives.
  • Part Two: We will also look at how oppression and rape culture connect and why it is important for sexual assault advocates to have foundational knowledge in anti-oppression. We will examine parallels…
Topic
  • Root Causes