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For Incarcerated Survivors
Webinar
March, 2019
Topic
  • Incarcerated Survivors
The Role of Activism in Survivor Recovery
PDF
March, 2019

With the surge of activism, we have seen in this last year and half surrounding the #MeToo Movement and the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings it is clear that survivors have been itching to move the needle and are more than ready to share their stories as a catalyst for change. The sea change has inspired us here at WCSAP to dedicate this publication to survivor activism and the healing found in it.

In this issue:

  • Reflections on Kavanaugh Confirmation Activism
    A…
Topic
  • Anti-Oppression
  • Theory & Concepts
Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector
WCSAP Webpage
February, 2019

Highlights from New Report

The Building Movement Project’s Race to Lead is a series that seeks to understand why there are still so few leaders of color in the nonprofit sector. This report looks beyond race alone to also examine the impact of both race and gender on the aspirations, experiences, and career
advancement of Women of Color working in the nonprofit sector.

Key Findings

  1. Racial and gender biases create barriers to advancement for Women of…
Topic
  • Anti-Oppression
  • Management
  • Nonprofit Governance
  • Supervision
WCSAP Webpage
February, 2019

Process vs. Outcomes

It's well understood that evaluation is a necessary component of sexual violence prevention - most curricula includes materials such as post-tests and surveys so that facilitators can gauge its effectiveness. These tools are often focused on outcomes, or in other words, they measure the impact of the entire program after it is finished. Another way of evaluating involves analyzing the effectiveness of the process. For example, if someone's goal is to run a…

Topic
  • Prevention
What is My Responsibility?
PDF
February, 2019

This Advocacy Station explores interpersonal strategies and individual approaches to compassion satisfaction and resilience building.

Topic
  • Advocacy
Preventing Child Sexual Abuse in Faith Communities
PDF & Printed Materials
January, 2019

Hard copies of this resource will be mailed to Community Sexual Assault Programs for WCSAP's 2019 SAAM Campaign.

Adults often have the ability to influence many aspects of children’s lives, from what they are provided to eat to what they are able to watch on television. Despite this, child abuse prevention efforts are often targeted at young people. Many schools and youth serving organizations bring in educators to teach children how to identify harmful behaviors and set effective…

Topic
  • CSA Prevention
Including Youth With Intellectual Disabilities in Prevention Groups
Webinar
December, 2018

Many sexual assault service professionals feel unprepared when youth with intellectual disabilities (ID) participate in prevention groups. However, we should expect to see more youth with ID in such groups because of the current focus on inclusion in the public-school system.

This webinar will provide information and resources to assist the S/A professional to feel more confident in meaningfully including and supporting a prevention group participant with ID.

Topic
  • Prevention
  • Disability
A Recap
WCSAP Webpage
December, 2018

Confidentiality: a Core Value

Children and teens experience power disparity as they navigate a world created by adults, and this socialization is compounded in the powerlessness caused by sexual violence. As advocates practice confidentiality with child and teen survivors of sexual violence, we challenge the inherent power adults have over children and youth. Advocates can constantly check personal bias about children and teens, and avoid assumptions that we know what is best for…

Topic
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Confidentiality & Privilege
WCSAP Webpage
November, 2018

In our industry as Managers, Supervisors and Executive Directors there are a plethora of gifting's that are bestowed to us in how we serve, advocate and add value to our organizations and or coalitions. In order to serve with due diligence we have to be willing to strive towards working as experts on a mission to eliminate any and all forms of oppression that serves to corrode and undermine the work of the anti-sexual violence movement.

The main form of oppression tends to rear its…

Topic
  • Anti-Oppression
  • Management
  • Culturally Specific
Black Women, Rape, and Resistance—a New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power
PDF
November, 2018

From the earliest days of America to today, African American women have been at the forefront of movements against sexual violence and rape. The Dark End of the Street is an essential history of sexual violence and the Movement against it in the United States. This book places the Anti-Sexual Assault Movement within the Civil Rights and Abolitionist Movements and centers the work and victimization of African American women. This book is essential reading for those working in the current…

Topic
  • Advocacy
  • Training Tools
  • Anti-Oppression
  • African Americans