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OVC TTAC: Module 7, Effects of Sexual Assault on Males: Sexual Assault Advocate/Counselor Training (SAACT) - OVC
Sexual Assault Advocate/Counselor Training

Training Modules

Module 7: Effects of Sexual Assault on Males

Use this module to assist participants to examine common myths of male sexual assault; discuss some basic statistics; examine how male biology, emotions, and socialization affect male response to sexual assault; and discuss how victim service providers can provide support to male victims of sexual assault.

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Time Required:
1 hour, 45 minutes

  • Myth or Fact? (15 minutes)
  • Gender Socialization (45 minutes)
  • Assisting Male Survivors of Sexual Assault (45 minutes)

Learning Objectives
By the end of this module, participants will be able to
  • Distinguish fact from myth regarding male sexual assault.
  • Discuss gender socialization.
  • Describe the effects of sexual assault on males.
  • Discuss how to assist males who have been victims of sexual assault.

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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.
Module-Specific Downloads