1 hour, 30 minutes
Use this module to help participants understand their roles and responsibilities as either system-based or community-based advocates and the roles of others with whom they will work. The module also addresses the importance of maintaining confidentiality.
Basic Tenets of Advocacy (15 minutes)
Overview of Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs) and Forensic Nurse Examiners (FNEs) (20 minutes)
Roles of the Advocate (15 minutes)
Maintaining Confidentiality (40 minutes)
By the end of this module, participants will be able to
Describe the composition of a SART.
Identify the major roles of an advocate.
Make appropriate decisions about confidentiality based on state reporting laws.
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