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OVC TTAC: Module 4, Impact of Sexual Assault: Sexual Assault Advocate/Counselor Training (SAACT) - OVC

Sexual Assault Advocate/Counselor Training

Training Modules

Module 4: Impact of Sexual Assault

Use this module to help participants explore the physical and emotional impact of sexual assault.

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Time Required:
3 hours

  • Physical Impact of Sexual Assault (30 minutes)
  • Psychological Impact of Sexual Assault (25 minutes)
  • Impact on Partners, Family, and Close Friends (5 minutes)
  • Individual Factors That Affect Reactions to Rape (2 hours)

Learning Objectives
By the end of this module, participants will be able to
  • Assess the physical and psychological impact of sexual assault.
  • Describe the potential impact of rape on people with particular characteristics.

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Important! Read the trainer's materials available at right well before presenting the course to your audience. These materials contain preparation instructions essential to an effective training. (All other module-specific materials and tools also are available at right.)

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Create a folder for SAACT on your computer and download all the files you'll need in that folder rather than using the SAACT Web site during the training. Note: Vignettes are closed-captioned; click on the "cc" button in the download version to view captioning.
Module-Specific Downloads