The SASP grants to sexual assault coalitions are a flexible funding source designed to support the critical work of sexual assault and dual coalitions as they advocate for survivors in their states and territories. This paper provides background information on the program and a number of key... more
The RSP is excited to share the Sex Offender Management White Paper that was developed from our RSP Topical Meeting on Sex Offender Management in October 2013. There were rich and important discussions that took place. We hope coalitions will find this information useful in working and thinking... more
This resource recommends dual/multi-service programs reconsider the concept of advocacy to be more responsive to the diverse and wide-ranging needs of survivors of sexual violence, and re-envision advocacy to expand beyond the care and support provided on helplines, in courtrooms, or hospitals,... more
For many rural advocates, supporting teens is some of the most intimidating and confusing work they do. To support teen sexual violence survivors, advocates have to be able to work with and support their non-offending parents/guardians, as well as navigate different systems. It’s a lot to manage.... more
Active listening is one of the most important skills we use as advocates. We may be the only person in a survivor’s life that they can speak to about their experiences of sexual violence, work through issues related to the abuse, and share ways that systems of oppression have impacted their... more
As people working at sexual assault coalitions and local programs learn more about transformative justice, it can be overwhelming to figure out how to use these concepts to inform and strengthen our work. There is no single blueprint and there are so many possibilities. This resource compilation... more
This training presentation was developed by Rebecca Nickels, MSW | RPN Strategies for the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs (WCSAP) Trauma Informed Supervision training in 2018. It is shared with permission of the author, Rebecca Nickels, MSW.