Recorded November 4th, 2014
Sexual assault advocates based in rural communities are often one of the only resources in the area who have any knowledge about sexual assault. For this reason it often becomes necessary for rural sexual assault advocates to provide advocacy in a broad range of... more
by Stephanie Headley, Director of Victim Advocacy, CONNSACS
Connecticut is the only state to utilize sexual assault victim advocates throughout their state parole and probation sex offender management programs. What began as an innovative pilot program in 1998 between sexual assault victim... more
To discuss trends, changes and growth in the field of rape crisis work, it is vital to have dialogue defining the field. This document is part of the conversation about defining sexual assault services.
Rape crisis centers and state coalitions have evolved in unique circumstances, but there are... more
by Evelyn Larsen
Sexual violence (SV) is one of the most underreported crimes in our society. Victims of sexual violence are often reluctant to report resulting in imprecise statistics that camouflage the true costs of sexual violence. We know that approximately one in four girls and one in six... more
Since information and guidance continues to change and evolve, RSP created this COVID-19-specific resource page to share information relevant to managing coalitions, offering TA around providing sexual assault advocacy, working with funders, and getting support during this time.
This SASP TA webinar for administrators was held on November 5, 2015. Sandra Harrell, Director, and Anneliese Brown, Senior Program Associate, with the Center on Victimization and Safety at the Vera Institute of Justice provided an overview of planning an accessible and inclusive event, from... more
Recorded September 16th, 2014
Sexual assault support groups can be one of the hardest services to establish at rural dual/multi-services agencies. This webinar focuses on practical tips on publicity, developing your support group, encouraging continued participation, and overcoming the challenges... more