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OVC TTAC: Module 10, Procedures in Common Advocacy Situations: Sexual Assault Advocate and Service Provider Training (SAASPT) - OVC
Sexual Assault Advocate and Service Provider Training

Training Modules

Module 10: Procedures in Common Advocacy Situations

Use this module to provide a more detailed look at procedures in common advocacy situations.

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Time Required:
2 hour, 5 minutes

  • Responding to a Sexual Assault Crisis Call (15 minutes)
  • Medical-Forensic Exam (1 hour)
  • Law Enforcement Statement Accompaniment (15 minutes)
  • Courtroom Accompaniment (35 minutes)

Learning Objectives
By the end of this module, participants will be able to:
  • Respond to a caller on a crisis line who is reporting a recent sexual assault in a trauma-informed way.
  • Identify correct procedures during a medical-forensic exam.
  • Create a list of "do's and dont's" for law enforcement accompaniment and courtroom accompaniment.
  • Differentiate the roles of advocates, forensic nurse examiners (FNEs),and other SART members.

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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 SAASPT on your computer and download all the files you'll need in that folder rather than using the SAASPT Web site during the training.
Module-Specific Downloads