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Adolescents

Guttmacher Institute An Overview of Minors'' Consent Laws

Adolescent Sexual Assault Victims’ Experiences with SANE-SARTs and the Criminal Justice System

Sexual Violence Against Youth and Young People - NSVRC

Linking the Roads: Working with Youth Who Experience Homelessness & Sexual Violence- NSVRC

The Clinical Management of Children and Adolescents Who Have Experienced Sexual Violence


Adults Molested as Children

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)


Advocacy

Core Competencies: The Unique Skills of Advocacy


African-American Resources

Women of Color Network Facts and Stats: Sexual Violence

Sexual Violence in the Lives of African American Women

Sexual Violence in the Lives of African American Women (includes health impacts section) an online forum archive


American Indian/Alaska Native Resources

Listen to the Grandmothers

Sexual Assault in Indian Country:  Confronting Sexual Violence

Sexual Assault Services Coverage on Native American Land

Maze of Injustice from Amnesty International

 Southwest Center for Law and Policy

Mending the Sacred Hoop

Institute for Native Justice

Garden of Truth: The Prostitution and Trafficking of Native Women in Minnesota

Tribal Law and Policy Institute: Sexual Assault Response Teams: A Resource Guide for the Development of a SART in Tribal Communities


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

ADA Update: A Primer for Small Business

ADA Requirement Effective Communication


Americans Overseas

Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center

Help for U.S. Citizen Victims of Crime Overseas

Addressing Sexual Assault While Abroad


Asian and Pacific Islander Resources

Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence

National Organization of Asians and Pacific Islanders Ending Sexual Violence Sexual Violence Curriculum

National Organization of Asians and Pacific Islanders Ending Sexual Violence


Budgets

Work Group for Community Health and Development at the University of Kansas.  The Community Toolbox. Chapter 43, Section 1: Planning and Writing an Annual Budget

SAFEta Program Budget Worksheet and Equipment List


Business Planning

Business Planning Resources

SANE Sustainability

The Healthcare Costs of Domestic and Sexual Violence


College Students

Addressing Sexual Assault While Abroad

Not Alone

Culture of Respect

Alcohol-Related Sexual Assault: A Common Problem among College Students

AAUW Ending Campus Sexual Assault Tool Kit

Overview: Campus Sexual Violence Prevention - NSVRC

Help for U.S. Citizen Victims of Crime Overseas


Community Assessment

Shining a Light on "Hidden"" and "Hard to Reach" Populations

Listening to Our Communities Assessment Toolkit – NSVRC

Assessing Community Needs and Resources (Community Tool Box)


Community Benefit - Nonprofit Hospitals

Community Benefit and Community Engagement: Basic Facts and Terms


Crime Victim Compensation

National Association of Crime Victims Compensation Boards
General Information

National Center for Victims of Crime


Cultural Competency and Diversity

Community Tool Box Chapter 27: Cultural Competence in a Multicultural World

Gaining Ground, Breaking Through: A Report on the Leadership Experiences of Women of Color, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Individuals of Color, Individuals with Disabilities, Native Women, Aspiring Allies, Immigrant Women Working in the Anti-Violence Movement in Four States

Creating Inclusive Agencies (NSVRC)

Why Diversity in the Nursing Workforce Matters?

Enhancing Diversity in the Nursing Workforce


Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Resources

Abused Deaf Women''s Advocacy Services

Special Collection: Violence in the Lives of the Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing

Culture, Language, and Access: Key Considerations for Serving Deaf Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Understanding the Needs of the Victims of Sexual Assault in the Deaf Community

Eight Step Advocacy Plan for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Survivors of Sexual Assault

Find a Deaf Victim Services Organization in your Area


Disability Resources

Victims with Disabilities: The Forensic Interview—Techniques for Interviewing Victims with Communication and/or Cognitive Disabilities (January 2012)

End Abuse of People with Disabilities website

End Abuse of Persons With Disabilities

 Find an Independent Living Center in your area

 Find an ARC in your area Services for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Communicating with and about People with Disabilities

A Law Enforcement Guide for Working with Children with Autism, Intellectual and Communication Disabilities

Supporting Crime Victims With Disabilities Curriculum – OVC TTAC

Considerations for Victims with Cognitive and Communication Disabilities - NSVRC

Enhancing Services for People With Disabilities


Elder Adult Resources

Responding to Elder Abuse: What Community Corrections Should Know (August 2010)

Responding to Elder Abuse: What Law Enforcement Should Know (August 2010)

 Sexual Violence in Later Life Research Brief, NSVRC

Nursing Response to Elder Mistreatment

Elder Sexual Abuse

NSVRC Sexual Violence in Later Life Resources


Emergency Contraception

Emergency Contraception


Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA)

SANE Sustainability Legal Resources

Interpretive Guidelines


Evidenced-Based Practice

Organizing and Transferring SANE/SAFE/SART Knowledge and Best Practices

Tools for Implementing Evidence Based Approach in Public Health Practice


Expert Witness Fees

Online discussion on expert consulting

LNCtips.com Expert Witness Fees

 

Grant Writing and Fundraising

Grantspace: A Service of the Foundation Center

Raise Funds

SANE Sustainability, Fundraising, and Grant Writing

National Center for Charitable Statistics

Which States Require Registration for Charitable Soliciting

ProPublica Non-Profit Database (990 look-up)

VAWA Grants

VAWA STOP Administrators

A Guide to Federal Resources for Preventing and Responding to College Sexual Assault

 VOCA Victim Assistance Formula Grants


Health Care Laws

State and Federal Health Laws


Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

SANE Sustainability Legal Resources

Health Information Privacy


Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH)

HITECH Act Rulemaking and Implementation Update


Homeless Persons

Housing and Sexual Violence

Housing and Sexual Violence Collection NSVRC


Human Trafficking

OVC TTAC Human Trafficking Task Force E-Guide

Federal Trafficking Laws

Sex Trafficking Resources for Sexual Assault and Domestic Tribal Coalitions

State Trafficking Laws

Office on Trafficking in Persons

SOAR to Health and Wellness

Rescue and Restore Campaign Tool Kit

Human Trafficking: The Role of the Health Care Provider

United Nations Toolkit to Combat Trafficking in Persons

Assisting Trafficking Victims Information Packet - NSVRC

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

Services Available to Victims of Human Trafficking: A Resource Guide for Social Service Providers

Building Collaborative Responses to Trafficked Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Screening for Human Trafficking: Guidelines for Administering the Trafficking Victim Identification Tool (TVIT)


Immigrants

Dynamics of Sexual Assault and the Implications for Immigrant Women

Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault & Work: Issues for Undocumented Workers — Your Legal Rights

Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.

Immigration Options for Victims of Crimes

Immigration Relief for Crime Victims: The U Visa Manual

ASISTA for Immigrant and Refugee Survivors

National Council on Interpreting in Health Care

Think Cultural Health Language Guide


Incarcerated Survivors

National PREA Resource Center /

PREA Data Collection Activities, 2015

Understanding Rape in Prison - PCAR

Mental Illness and Sexual Abuse Behind Bars


Institutional Review Boards

How to Find an IRB


Interpersonal Violence Resources

WomensLaw.org

Screening for Domestic Violence in Health Care Settings

IAFN IPV Education Guidelines

Competencies Needed by Health Professionals for Addressing Exposure to Violence and Abuse

Fact Sheet on Animal Abuse in DV

Model Public Health Approach to DV

Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative

The Healthcare Costs of Domestic and Sexual Violence


Job Descriptions

Medical Director Job Description

Advisory for Recipients of Financial Assistance from the U.S. Department of Justice on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission''s Enforcement Guidance: Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964"


Latino/Spanish Language Resources

Spanish Language Resources for Sexual Assault Patients

Reaching Latino Victims of Sexual Violence: A Marketing Toolkit

Key Findings from Sexual Violence Victimization and Association with Health in a Community Sample of Hispanic Women

NSVRC online forum archive on Multilingual Access and the National Needs Assessment

Existe Ayuda: Toolkit


Leadership

SANE Sustainability Cultivating Leadership


Lesbian Gay Bisexual Queer

Sexual Violence and Individuals Who Identify as LGBTQ Information Packet - NSVRC

Top Health Issues for LGBT Populations Information and Resource Kit

Shades of Change: A Guide for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Service Providers Working with LGBT People of Color


Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

National Council on Interpreting in Health Care

Think Cultural Health Language Guide

HHS resource on culturally and linguistically appropriate health care


Logic Model

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Logic Model Development Guide


Male Survivors

Male Survivor

Female Perpetrators and Male Victims of Sexual Assault: Why They are so Invisible

One in Six Support for Men

Effective Language 1in6


Mandatory Reporting Laws

Child Abuse Reporting

Elder Abuse Reporting

Federal Child Abuse Reporting


Marketing

7 Steps to Creating the Best Marketing Plan Ever

The Fundraising Authority

10 Ways to Market your Non-profit Online

Media Packet

Reaching Latino Victims of Sexual Violence: A Marketing Toolkit

Eleven Ways to Boost Your Work With News Media


Medical Forensic Examination

Payment for Examinations


Mental Illness

40% of women with severe mental illness are victims of rape or attempted rape

Mental Illness and Sexual Abuse Behind Bars


Military Resources

Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office - Special Victim Capability Prosecution and Legal Support Program

Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office - Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program Procedures

Uniform Code of Military Justice

Military Reporting Options - 32 CFR 105.8 Reporting Options and Sexual Assault Reporting Procedures

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response -Military Laws

Strengthening Military Civilian Partnerships to Respond to Sexual Assault Training

Strengthening Military-Civilian Community Partnerships to Respond to Sexual Assault is an interactive 2-day training that will help participants establish partnerships with local military installations in order to respond effectively to the needs of sexual assault victims in the military.

Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO)

Department of Defense Safe Helpline: Sexual Assault Support for the DoD Community


Mission Statements

SAFETA Resource for SANE Program Managers


Multidisciplinary Team Approach

A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center maintains multiple resources to support the development of MDTs

Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Implementation and Collaborative Process: What Works Best for the Criminal Justice System?

SART Toolkit

Sexual Assault Response Teams: Resource Guide for the Development of a SART in Tribal Communities


National and International Protocols and Guidelines

National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations: Adolescent Adult

 A National Protocol for Sexual Abuse Medical Forensic Examinations: Pediatric (Pediatric SAFE Protocol)

The American College of Emergency Room Physicians Evaluation and Management of the Sexually Assaulted or Sexually Abused Patient

WHO Guidelines for Medico-legal care for Victims of Sexual Violence


Nonprofit Organizations

No Funds No Problem: Starting a Nonprofit from Scratch

Frequently Asked Questions About Applying for Tax Exemptions

Exemption Requirement for Non-Profit Organizations

What is a Fiscal Sponsorship? How do I find a Fiscal Sponsor?


Patient-Centered Care

Patient-Centered Care: What it Means and How to Get There


Pediatric Resources

A National Protocol for Sexual Abuse Medical Forensic Examinations: Pediatric (Pediatric SAFE Protocol)

Through Our Eyes: Children, Violence, and Trauma (Last Updated April 2014)

National Children’s Alliance

The Children’s Advocacy Center/MDT model

National Children’s Advocacy Center

Standards for a Children’s Advocacy Centers

Indian Child Welfare

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Sexual Violence Against Children - NSVRC

From Approach to Practice: Improving outcomes for children after sexual abuse - NSVRC

KIDSta: Pediatric Sexual Abuse Forensic Examination Technical Assistance

The Clinical Management of Children and Adolescents Who Have Experienced Sexual Violence


Peer Review

Examples of evaluation forms and peer review forms

An example of peer/photo review

Performance Appraisal

Nursing Peer Review: Principles and Practice

Designing a Peer Review Process

SANE Peer Review Tools

Patient Safety Data Sharing and Protection From Legal Discovery


Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)

PREA Resource Center

PREA Final Rule

PREA Response Checklist Medical Response

Justice for Victims Behind Bars: Improving the Response to Cases of Sexual Abuse in Confinement

Recommendations for Administrators of Prisons, Jails, and Community Confinement Facilities for Adapting the U.S. Department of Justice''s A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations, Adults/Adolescents (August 2013)


Program Evaluation

SANE Evaluation Toolkit


Rape and Sexual Assault Statistics

Statistics About Sexual Violence NSVRC

One in Six - Support for Men

UCR Definition of Rape FAQs

Maze of Injustice

Creating Access

Prevalence and risk of violence against adults with disabilities: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

Injustice at Every Turn: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey

Sexual Violence Risk and Protective Factors

Uniform Crime Reporting Program

The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

Sexual Assault History of the Rape Crisis Movement


Recognition of Community Uniqueness

Religious Beliefs

Patient-centered Health Care For Muslim Women In The United States


Refugees

Sexual and Gender-based Violence Against Refugees, Returnees, and Internally Displaced Persons: Guidelines for Prevention and Response

The Advocates for Human Rights – Sexual Assault Against Refugees

ASISTA for Immigrant and Refugee Survivors


Religious Resources

Violence Against Women and the Role of Religion

Sexuality and Sexual Violence in Religious Texts: An Annotated Bibliography


Runaway Youth

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Unaccompanied Youth Fast Facts

Homeless Youth and Sexual Violence

Homeless Youth National Conference of State Legislatures

Cultural Considerations When Working with Homeless, Runaway and Sexually Exploited Youth

Linking the Roads: Working with Youth Who Experience Homelessness & Sexual Violence by the NSVRC (2014)


Rural Resources

Stopping the Stigma Public Perceptions of Sexual Assault in Rural Communities

Unspoken Crimes Sexual Assault in Rural America

Sexual Assault in Rural Communities

Rural Domestic and Sexual Abuse Program Advocates: Making a Difference in the Lives of Older Survivors of Abuse

NSVRC Sexual Violence in Rural Communities

Implementing SANE Programs in Rural Communities: The West Virginia Regional Mobile SANE Project


Safety Planning

Safety Planning: A Guide for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Individuals who are experiencing intimate partner violence

Lethality Assessment Program Maryland Model for First Responders


SANE Education

SANE Orientation Checklist Samples


SANE Evaluation

Performance Appraisal Evaluation Forms

Enhancing effectiveness in assessing forensic nursing staff competency


SANE Program Development

SANE Program Development Office for Victims of Crime Archives

Nurse Shift Reporting

SANE Program Sustainability

SANE Sustainability

First National SANE Coordinator Symposium Final Report

Data on SANE Programs Crucial to Refining the Specialty, Improving Care

Implementing SANE Programs in Rural Communities

Recognizing and Removing Barriers to Care

Advisory for Recipients of Financial Assistance from the U.S. Department of Justice on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission''s Enforcement Guidance: Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964"


SANE Program Evaluation

SANE Program Evaluation Toolkit

Health Information Technology and Quality Improvement

National Committee for Quality Assurance

NSVRC Program Evaluation Resources

Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault Evaluation Resources

SANE Evaluation Toolkit

Final report on the implementation of the SANE Evaluation Toolkit in 6 communities

A brief article on the SANE Evaluation Toolkit

Cultivating Evaluation Capacity: A Guide for Program Addressing Sexual and Domestic Violence


SANE Sustainability

SANE Sustainability

SANE Sustainability downloadable app

Online SANE Sustainability Course

SANE Sustainability Project Evaluation Final Report

Sustainability 101: Long Range Thinking for SANE Program Managers


Stalking Resources

Stalking Resource Center


Succession Planning

SANE Program Succession Planning Worksheet

NSVRC Blog: Succession Planning

HR Council for the Nonprofit Sector

Succession Planning: How to do it right (Forbes)

How to do succession planning (Free Management Library)


Suicide Prevention/Assessment

LGBT Youth Suicide Prevention Resources

Preventing Transgender Suicide

Suicide Prevention and Post-Suicide Coping Resources


Suspect Examinations

The Sexual Assault Forensic Examination for the Suspect IACP

4th Amendment link

Forensic Exams for the Sexual Assault Patient EVAW 2007

Training Bulletin: Forensic Exams for the Sexual Assault Suspect, Oct 2013

The Medical Forensic Exam evidence collection and exam techniques: AEquitas: The Prosecutors’ Resource on Violence Against Women, 2012

California Suspect Examination Form

North Dakota Suspect Examination Form


Technical Assistance Providers

NSVRC National Sexual Violence Resource Center

SAFETA: Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Technical Assistance

Aequitas: The Prosecutors’ Resource on Violence Against Women

Tribal Forensic Healthcare

End Violence Against Women International

ASISTA for Immigrant and Refugee Survivors

Forge –Trans Survivors

Pediatric Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations

Disability and Abuse Project

Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center

National Clearinghouse of Abuse in Later Life

Alliance of Local Service Organizations

Tribal Law and Policy Institute

Victim Rights Law Center

Building Collaborative Responses to Trafficked Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault


Telenursing/Telemedicine

National Sexual Assault TeleNursing Center (NTC)


Testifying

A Prosecutor''s Reference: Medical Evidence and the Role of SANEs in Cases Involving Adult Victims

The Role of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner in the Prosecution of Domestic Violence Cases

When and How: Admitting Testimony on Victim Behavior in Sexual Assault Cases

The Challenges of Adult Victim Sexual Assault Cases: Medical Forensic Sexual Assault Examinations: What Are They, and What Can They Tell the Courts?


Title VI Civil Rights Act

Title VI Video

The Legal Framework for Language Access in Healthcare Settings: Title VI and Beyond


Title IX Civil Rights Act

Know Your Rights

Title IX for Forensic Nurses - Webinar

Questions and Answers on Title IX Sexual Violence - U.S. Department of Education


Toolkits

SART Toolkit

OVC TTAC Human Trafficking Task Force E-Guide

OVCTTAC Strategic Planning Toolkit

Existe Ayuda Toolkit


Torture Survivors

Heal Torture.org – Provider Resources


Transgender Resources

Creating a Trans Welcoming Environment

Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault

Transgender Sexual Violence Survivors A Self Help Guide to Healing and Understanding

Pronouns and Trans People


Trauma-Informed Care

Building Cultures of Care

Neurobiology of Sexual Assault

Historical Trauma

Trauma Interventions

Historical Trauma Fact Sheet

Adverse Childhood Experiences: Informing Best Practices

ACEs Too High News, ACEs publications


Tribal Law Resources

Reporting Child Abuse in Indian Country

Tribal Public Health Law

Tribal Public Health Resources

VictimLaw

Indian Affairs FAQs

General Guide to Criminal Jurisdiction in Indian Country

Public Law 280: Issues and Concerns for Victims of Crime in Indian Country

VAWA 2013 Title IX Safety for Indian Women

Tribal Implementation of VAWA

Sexual Assault Tribal Laws

SART Development

Prosecutor SA Protocol in Indian Country

Law Enforcement SA Protocol in Indian Country

Studies Relevant to SA in Indian Country

MDT in Indian Country: Multidisciplinary Teams and Child Protection Teams

Sample Flow Chart for Criminal Child Abuse Investigation and MDT

MDT in Indian Country: Tribal Codes


Tribal Grants

Indian Health Service Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative

Health Care Coverage and Care for American Indians and Alaska Natives


Unconscious Patient

New procedures for sexual assault and physical evidence recovery kit (PERK) examinations of incapacitated adults: guidance document

CALCASA. California sexual assault response team (SART) manual


U.S. Department of Justice Resources

Office for Victims of Crime

Office on Violence Against Women

National Institute of Justice


VAWA Compliance

End Violence Against Women International Forensic Compliance

EVAWI Forensic Compliance Resources - Mandated Reporting

National District Attorney''s Association: Mandatory Reporting of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Statutes

EVAWI Forensic Compliance Resources - Mandated Reporting - Reporting Options

Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Exams and VAWA 2005: Payment Practices, Successes, and Directions for the Future e-learning materials

Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Exams and VAWA 2005: Payments, Practices and Directions for the Future


Veterans

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Military Sexual Trauma


Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About STOP Formula Grants

ASISTA - Immigrant Survivors Technical Assistance

National Institute of Justice: Sexual Assault Investigations


Vicarious Trauma

Self-care for Friends and Family

Self-Care and Trauma Work Resources for Vicarious Trauma

Signs and Symptoms of Vicarious Trauma

OVCTTAC Compassion Fatigue/Vicarious Trauma


Victim Rights

Victimlaw.org

Presence of Victim Advocate During Sexual Assault Exam Summary of State Laws

Victim Rights Law Center

Victim Rights Law Clinics


Violence as a Health Care Problem

Violence is a Public Health and Health Care Issue -IAFN Position Statement

Violence as a Public Health Problem - AACN Position Statement

Care of Sexual Assault and Rape Victims in the Emergency Department

The Healthcare Costs of Domestic and Sexual Violence