In 2019, RSP asked coalitions about how they are, or are not, currently using online learning platforms to offer trainings to advocates, staff, and allied professionals. This paper provides a summary of their responses.
This resource is part of a larger collection about online learning. You can... more
Many organizations use employee work plans and work plan development processes to establish and document employee/team expectations for a year (or other period of time). How coalitions use work plans and work planning processes varies widely. This document is intended to provide a basic outline of... more
Coalitions vary in their structure and their relationships with the rape crisis centers in their states. While some coalitions serve purely as membership and technical assistance associations, others manage and disperse funding to the rape crisis programs. The coalitions who manage and distribute... more
Within the past decade, the issue of human trafficking has become more recognized as media, victim rights movements, law enforcement, and communities grapple with the definitions of trafficking, the needs of survivors, and strategies around awareness and prevention. It affects people of all ages... more
One of the best qualities about our rural communities is their ability to gather around us in times of great need. When our community reaches out to offer support, we don’t want to be scrambling for an answer!
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
This recorded webinar, Connecting Homeless Survivors of Sexual Assault to HUD's Continuum of Care and Emergency Solutions Grant Program, is for sexual assault providers on ways to access SNAPS funding and ways in which the funding is implemented on the local level. There is also a great question... 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