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Adolescents

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Toolkit for Humanitarian Settings (pdf)

added 04/14/2010
UNFPA, Save the Children USA

"This Toolkit is intended to guide humanitarian program managers and health care providers to ensure that sexual and reproductive health interventions put into place both during and after a crisis are responsive to the unique needs of adolescents."

Preventing Sexual Violence: An Educational Toolkit for Health Care Professionals

added 04/03/2010

"This online toolkit designed for use by health care providers is organized around four video case vignettes: Preschool, School Age, Younger Adolescent, and Older Adolescent. Each vignette is accompanied by supporting tools grouped into 4 categories: Clinical, Parent/Patient, Community Resources/Advocacy, Practice Management."

Reaching Latino Victims of Sexual Violence: A Marketing Toolkit (pdf)

added 04/21/2010

"This toolkit provides an overview of one communities work to create a Latino public awareness and outreach campaign. It provides an overview of the research that informed the approach, the five radio spots that were developed, including their scripts, and tips for adapting this campaign."

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA): A Toolkit for Educating Policy Makers About Reauthorization (pdf)

added 12/06/2011
The National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Toolkit Subcommittee

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) provides a lifeline for survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. VAWA expires in 2011 and must be reauthorized to ensure a continued federal response. The National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women has developed this VAWA reauthorization education and awareness toolkit in order to aid you - the experts, leaders, and advocates - in educating federal policymakers about the needs of survivors of violence and why the reauthorization of VAWA is critical to meeting these needs.


Advocacy

Existe Ayuda (Help Exists) Toolkit

added 07/01/2011
Office of Justice Programs

The Existe Ayuda Toolkit provides Spanish-language tools and resources to help improve the cultural competence of service providers and the accessibility of services for Spanish-speaking victims of sexual violence. The materials provided—glossaries, PowerPoint presentations, and other tools—will help facilitate the work of bilingual/bicultural staff, especially those who are just beginning Spanish-language programs.

Getting Safe and Sober: Real Tools You Can Use (pdf)

added 08/07/2009

"A practical tool kit for use with women who have substance abuse or chemical dependence problems and who are, or have been, victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or sexual abuse. The kit also can be used to train service providers about the needs of women whose experience includes both substance abuse and victimization."

Making a Difference: Strategic Communications to End Violence Against Women (pdf)

added 04/07/2009
Jenny Drezin, Megan Lloyd-Laney, UNIFEM

A toolkit for planning strategic communications to raise awareness about and combat gender-based violence around the world. It gives step-by-step information on developing a media campaign. Alternate version available in Russian.

Men Against Sexual Violence Toolkit (pdf)

added 12/18/2009

"The Men Against Sexual Violence Toolkit is intended to help individuals interested in including men in anti-sexual violence efforts by providing community outreach suggestions, information on access to K-12 and college/university students, and strategies for establishing committed and financially secure local MASV task groups. Additionally, this toolkit provides information that can be helpful in extending outreach to a variety of victimized men. "

Preventing Sexual Violence: An Educational Toolkit for Health Care Professionals

added 04/03/2010

"This online toolkit designed for use by health care providers is organized around four video case vignettes: Preschool, School Age, Younger Adolescent, and Older Adolescent. Each vignette is accompanied by supporting tools grouped into 4 categories: Clinical, Parent/Patient, Community Resources/Advocacy, Practice Management."

Promising Practices in Serving Crime Victims With Disabilities Toolkit

added 09/18/2009

This toolkit is a guide and resource for organizations seeking to improve their skills and response to crime victims with disabilities. It is designed to benefit a wide range of entities and explore a variety of issues, but its primary use is for identifying and addressing the issues and obstacles that people with disabilities encounter in the aftermath of abuse or victimization.

Raped or “Seduced”? How Language Helps Shape Our Response to Sexual Violence

added 10/28/2013

Legal Momentum released this new model curriculum for judges, advocates, media, and anyone interested in changing the way they speak and write about sexual violence.

The curriculum includes a model PowerPoint presentation with Suggested Commentary which can be adapted to the needs of your audience, and a Faculty Manual.

Reaching Latino Victims of Sexual Violence: A Marketing Toolkit (pdf)

added 04/21/2010

"This toolkit provides an overview of one communities work to create a Latino public awareness and outreach campaign. It provides an overview of the research that informed the approach, the five radio spots that were developed, including their scripts, and tips for adapting this campaign."

Restoring Dignity: A Toolkit for Religious Communities to End Violence Against Women (pdf)

added 04/14/2010

The second in a series of two manuals aimed at raising awareness and educating religious leaders and communities about gender-based violence. It offers religious leaders, faith communities, and Inter-religious Councils the tools to carry out awareness, prevention, and advocacy programs to end violence against women.

Resurrection After Rape

added 10/17/2013

Resurrection After Rape is a guidebook for women who are making the journey through therapy after sexual trauma. This book provides information about rape and trauma, advice regarding therapy and choosing a therapist and suggested activities to begin the healing process. This is a free PDF download made available by the author.

The Power of Social Connection: Developing and Coordinating Sustainable Support Group Programs for Survivors of Sexual Violence

added 02/06/2014
North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault and the Orange County Rape Crisis Center

This manual describes how to facilitate a safe and effective support group for survivors of sexual violence and how to build a structure within an agency where support groups can thrive. This manual is intended to support programs in the creation and ongoing development of successful support group programs.

Other formats: html • html

Toolkit for Working with Men and Boys

added 04/03/2010

"This web site provides a tool kit designed to help people work with men and boys to prevent gender-based violence. It provides readings, case studies, handouts, exercises, and other resources as well as community-building tools."


Children

Preventing Sexual Violence: An Educational Toolkit for Health Care Professionals

added 04/03/2010

"This online toolkit designed for use by health care providers is organized around four video case vignettes: Preschool, School Age, Younger Adolescent, and Older Adolescent. Each vignette is accompanied by supporting tools grouped into 4 categories: Clinical, Parent/Patient, Community Resources/Advocacy, Practice Management."


Class/Race/Ethnicity

Reaching Latino Victims of Sexual Violence: A Marketing Toolkit (pdf)

added 04/21/2010

"This toolkit provides an overview of one communities work to create a Latino public awareness and outreach campaign. It provides an overview of the research that informed the approach, the five radio spots that were developed, including their scripts, and tips for adapting this campaign."


College campus

Campus Sexual Violence Prevention Portal

added 01/24/2013
Minnesota Department of Health

The portal includes prevention resources for college students, faculty, parents, journalists, and administrators, and places a special focus on sexual and racial minority communities. It features 6 topics and 36 tags for easy navigation, and includes over 140 concrete tools, which campuses can adapt and apply to their specific needs.

Campus Sexual Violence Prevention Portal

added 10/15/2012
Minnesota Department of Health

Developed by the Minnesota Department of Health Sexual Violence Prevention Program, the portal includes prevention resources for college students, faculty, parents, journalists, and administrators, and places a special focus on sexual and racial minority communities. It features 6 topics and 36 tags for easy navigation, and includes over 140 concrete tools, which campuses can adapt and apply to their specific needs.

Gender-Based Violence & Harassment: Your School, Your Rights

added 07/29/2011

This 2 page document from the ACLU Women's Rights Project provides an overview of students’ rights related to gender-based violence and harassment.

Reporters Toolkit: Investigating Sexual Assault Cases on Your Campus

added 07/29/2011
The Center for Public Integrity

This toolkit serves as an introductory guide on how to investigate the ways your school deals with sexual assault allegations. Basic information is provided on laws and policies, the Clery Act, and additional resources for investigating campus sexual assault.

Shifting the Paradigm: Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence Toolkit (pdf)

added 02/03/2010

This toolkit, developed by the American College Health Association, provides facts, ideas, strategies, conversation starters, and resources to those on college campuses invested in the prevention of sexual violence. The emphasis of this toolkit is to encourage prevention activities, to create social change, and shift the norms regarding sexual violence.

Violence Against Women on Campus PreventionToolkit

added 07/29/2011

The Campus Toolkit is a practical tool to help students on college campuses develop events, programs and trainings on violence against women and its link to reproductive health. This toolkit will allow you to put the "kNOwMORE Campaign" into action on your campus. Adapt it for your local college or university, and work to say “no more” to violence against women.


Disabilities

Promising Practices in Serving Crime Victims With Disabilities Toolkit

added 09/18/2009

This toolkit is a guide and resource for organizations seeking to improve their skills and response to crime victims with disabilities. It is designed to benefit a wide range of entities and explore a variety of issues, but its primary use is for identifying and addressing the issues and obstacles that people with disabilities encounter in the aftermath of abuse or victimization.


Domestic violence overlap

Restoring Dignity: A Toolkit for Religious Communities to End Violence Against Women (pdf)

added 04/14/2010

The second in a series of two manuals aimed at raising awareness and educating religious leaders and communities about gender-based violence. It offers religious leaders, faith communities, and Inter-religious Councils the tools to carry out awareness, prevention, and advocacy programs to end violence against women.


Global

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Toolkit for Humanitarian Settings (pdf)

added 04/14/2010
UNFPA, Save the Children USA

"This Toolkit is intended to guide humanitarian program managers and health care providers to ensure that sexual and reproductive health interventions put into place both during and after a crisis are responsive to the unique needs of adolescents."

Making a Difference: Strategic Communications to End Violence Against Women (pdf)

added 04/07/2009
Jenny Drezin, Megan Lloyd-Laney, UNIFEM

A toolkit for planning strategic communications to raise awareness about and combat gender-based violence around the world. It gives step-by-step information on developing a media campaign. Alternate version available in Russian.


Health/Medical profession

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Toolkit for Humanitarian Settings (pdf)

added 04/14/2010
UNFPA, Save the Children USA

"This Toolkit is intended to guide humanitarian program managers and health care providers to ensure that sexual and reproductive health interventions put into place both during and after a crisis are responsive to the unique needs of adolescents."

Medical Forensic Sexual Assault Examinations: What Are They, and What Can They Tell the Courts?

added 11/25/2013

This training includes the following topics: The need for specialized health care professionals to treat sexual assault victims; How SANEs are trained and their role as neutral healthcare providers; The components of a medical forensic sexual assault examination and the types of information it can yield; The role of suspect examinations in evidence collection; How to evaluate SANEs’ qualifications to present expert witness testimony; The legally permissible scope of SANE testimony; Recommendations for judges and others.

Preventing Sexual Violence: An Educational Toolkit for Health Care Professionals

added 04/03/2010

"This online toolkit designed for use by health care providers is organized around four video case vignettes: Preschool, School Age, Younger Adolescent, and Older Adolescent. Each vignette is accompanied by supporting tools grouped into 4 categories: Clinical, Parent/Patient, Community Resources/Advocacy, Practice Management."

SART Toolkit: Resources for Sexual Assault Response Teams

added 04/05/2011

This toolkit includes resources for victim service agencies on the development, expansion, or improvement of interagency response teams. Resources place special emphasis on putting the victim first in the course of responding.

Sexual Violence in Later Life: A Technical Assistance Guide for Health Care Providers

added 11/04/2013

The purpose of this guide is to assist physicians, nurses, and other clinical health care providers in meeting their professional obligations in identifying and providing intervention and treatment to older victims of sexual violence. It includes introductory information, such as definitions and a problem statement, as well as scenarios. Additionally, it discusses issues relevant to health care providers, such as practice recommendations, provider responsibilities, gathering patient history, examination, and evidence collection.

Violence Against Women on Campus PreventionToolkit

added 07/29/2011

The Campus Toolkit is a practical tool to help students on college campuses develop events, programs and trainings on violence against women and its link to reproductive health. This toolkit will allow you to put the "kNOwMORE Campaign" into action on your campus. Adapt it for your local college or university, and work to say “no more” to violence against women.


Immigrant/Immigration

Existe Ayuda (Help Exists) Toolkit

added 07/01/2011
Office of Justice Programs

The Existe Ayuda Toolkit provides Spanish-language tools and resources to help improve the cultural competence of service providers and the accessibility of services for Spanish-speaking victims of sexual violence. The materials provided—glossaries, PowerPoint presentations, and other tools—will help facilitate the work of bilingual/bicultural staff, especially those who are just beginning Spanish-language programs.


Internet Safety/Technology

Technology & Confidentiality Resources Toolkit

added 11/06/2012
NNEDV, The Confidentiality Institute, USDOJ Office of Violence Against Women

This resource was created to provide information concerning confidentiality and privacy to non-profit agencies and advocates who support survivors of domestic and dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.


Intervention

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Toolkit for Humanitarian Settings (pdf)

added 04/14/2010
UNFPA, Save the Children USA

"This Toolkit is intended to guide humanitarian program managers and health care providers to ensure that sexual and reproductive health interventions put into place both during and after a crisis are responsive to the unique needs of adolescents."

Making a Difference: Strategic Communications to End Violence Against Women (pdf)

added 04/07/2009
Jenny Drezin, Megan Lloyd-Laney, UNIFEM

A toolkit for planning strategic communications to raise awareness about and combat gender-based violence around the world. It gives step-by-step information on developing a media campaign. Alternate version available in Russian.

Men Against Sexual Violence Toolkit (pdf)

added 12/18/2009

"The Men Against Sexual Violence Toolkit is intended to help individuals interested in including men in anti-sexual violence efforts by providing community outreach suggestions, information on access to K-12 and college/university students, and strategies for establishing committed and financially secure local MASV task groups. Additionally, this toolkit provides information that can be helpful in extending outreach to a variety of victimized men. "

Promising Practices in Serving Crime Victims With Disabilities Toolkit

added 09/18/2009

This toolkit is a guide and resource for organizations seeking to improve their skills and response to crime victims with disabilities. It is designed to benefit a wide range of entities and explore a variety of issues, but its primary use is for identifying and addressing the issues and obstacles that people with disabilities encounter in the aftermath of abuse or victimization.

Reaching Latino Victims of Sexual Violence: A Marketing Toolkit (pdf)

added 04/21/2010

"This toolkit provides an overview of one communities work to create a Latino public awareness and outreach campaign. It provides an overview of the research that informed the approach, the five radio spots that were developed, including their scripts, and tips for adapting this campaign."

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) Toolkit 2011: Community Engagement Through the Arts (pdf)

added 04/05/2011
Texas Association Against Sexual Assault and Arte Sana

This toolkit employs art, in various forms, as a universal language and medium for communicating the message about sexual assault prevention and awareness.


Intimate partner sexual violence

Making a Difference: Strategic Communications to End Violence Against Women (pdf)

added 04/07/2009
Jenny Drezin, Megan Lloyd-Laney, UNIFEM

A toolkit for planning strategic communications to raise awareness about and combat gender-based violence around the world. It gives step-by-step information on developing a media campaign. Alternate version available in Russian.

Promising Practices in Serving Crime Victims With Disabilities Toolkit

added 09/18/2009

This toolkit is a guide and resource for organizations seeking to improve their skills and response to crime victims with disabilities. It is designed to benefit a wide range of entities and explore a variety of issues, but its primary use is for identifying and addressing the issues and obstacles that people with disabilities encounter in the aftermath of abuse or victimization.

Reaching Latino Victims of Sexual Violence: A Marketing Toolkit (pdf)

added 04/21/2010

"This toolkit provides an overview of one communities work to create a Latino public awareness and outreach campaign. It provides an overview of the research that informed the approach, the five radio spots that were developed, including their scripts, and tips for adapting this campaign."

Restoring Dignity: A Toolkit for Religious Communities to End Violence Against Women (pdf)

added 04/14/2010

The second in a series of two manuals aimed at raising awareness and educating religious leaders and communities about gender-based violence. It offers religious leaders, faith communities, and Inter-religious Councils the tools to carry out awareness, prevention, and advocacy programs to end violence against women.

Shifting the Paradigm: Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence Toolkit (pdf)

added 02/03/2010

This toolkit, developed by the American College Health Association, provides facts, ideas, strategies, conversation starters, and resources to those on college campuses invested in the prevention of sexual violence. The emphasis of this toolkit is to encourage prevention activities, to create social change, and shift the norms regarding sexual violence.


Legal/Policy

Promising Practices in Serving Crime Victims With Disabilities Toolkit

added 09/18/2009

This toolkit is a guide and resource for organizations seeking to improve their skills and response to crime victims with disabilities. It is designed to benefit a wide range of entities and explore a variety of issues, but its primary use is for identifying and addressing the issues and obstacles that people with disabilities encounter in the aftermath of abuse or victimization.

Raped or “Seduced”? How Language Helps Shape Our Response to Sexual Violence

added 10/28/2013

Legal Momentum released this new model curriculum for judges, advocates, media, and anyone interested in changing the way they speak and write about sexual violence.

The curriculum includes a model PowerPoint presentation with Suggested Commentary which can be adapted to the needs of your audience, and a Faculty Manual.

Reporters Toolkit: Investigating Sexual Assault Cases on Your Campus

added 07/29/2011
The Center for Public Integrity

This toolkit serves as an introductory guide on how to investigate the ways your school deals with sexual assault allegations. Basic information is provided on laws and policies, the Clery Act, and additional resources for investigating campus sexual assault.


LGBTQ

Sexual Violence & Individuals Who Identify as LGBTQ Information Packet

added 10/01/2012

Sexual violence & individuals who identify as LGBTQ is an information packet containing nearly a dozen resources focused on serving, engaging, and collaborating with individuals and communities who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning (LGBTQ). The packet contains resources to support counselors, advocates, preventionists, technical assistance providers, and allied professionals committed to affirming all individuals and communities. The goals of this packet it to provide resources that will both strengthen work already being done, as well as assist organizations in discovering a place to begin program development.


Manuals/Guides/Reports

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Toolkit for Humanitarian Settings (pdf)

added 04/14/2010
UNFPA, Save the Children USA

"This Toolkit is intended to guide humanitarian program managers and health care providers to ensure that sexual and reproductive health interventions put into place both during and after a crisis are responsive to the unique needs of adolescents."

Getting Safe and Sober: Real Tools You Can Use (pdf)

added 08/07/2009

"A practical tool kit for use with women who have substance abuse or chemical dependence problems and who are, or have been, victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or sexual abuse. The kit also can be used to train service providers about the needs of women whose experience includes both substance abuse and victimization."

Making a Difference: Strategic Communications to End Violence Against Women (pdf)

added 04/07/2009
Jenny Drezin, Megan Lloyd-Laney, UNIFEM

A toolkit for planning strategic communications to raise awareness about and combat gender-based violence around the world. It gives step-by-step information on developing a media campaign. Alternate version available in Russian.

Raped or “Seduced”? How Language Helps Shape Our Response to Sexual Violence

added 10/28/2013

Legal Momentum released this new model curriculum for judges, advocates, media, and anyone interested in changing the way they speak and write about sexual violence.

The curriculum includes a model PowerPoint presentation with Suggested Commentary which can be adapted to the needs of your audience, and a Faculty Manual.

Restoring Dignity: A Toolkit for Religious Communities to End Violence Against Women (pdf)

added 04/14/2010

The second in a series of two manuals aimed at raising awareness and educating religious leaders and communities about gender-based violence. It offers religious leaders, faith communities, and Inter-religious Councils the tools to carry out awareness, prevention, and advocacy programs to end violence against women.

Resurrection After Rape

added 10/17/2013

Resurrection After Rape is a guidebook for women who are making the journey through therapy after sexual trauma. This book provides information about rape and trauma, advice regarding therapy and choosing a therapist and suggested activities to begin the healing process. This is a free PDF download made available by the author.

Shifting the Paradigm: Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence Toolkit (pdf)

added 02/03/2010

This toolkit, developed by the American College Health Association, provides facts, ideas, strategies, conversation starters, and resources to those on college campuses invested in the prevention of sexual violence. The emphasis of this toolkit is to encourage prevention activities, to create social change, and shift the norms regarding sexual violence.


Men's engagement

Men Against Sexual Violence Toolkit (pdf)

added 12/18/2009

"The Men Against Sexual Violence Toolkit is intended to help individuals interested in including men in anti-sexual violence efforts by providing community outreach suggestions, information on access to K-12 and college/university students, and strategies for establishing committed and financially secure local MASV task groups. Additionally, this toolkit provides information that can be helpful in extending outreach to a variety of victimized men. "

Shifting the Paradigm: Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence Toolkit (pdf)

added 02/03/2010

This toolkit, developed by the American College Health Association, provides facts, ideas, strategies, conversation starters, and resources to those on college campuses invested in the prevention of sexual violence. The emphasis of this toolkit is to encourage prevention activities, to create social change, and shift the norms regarding sexual violence.

Toolkit for Working with Men and Boys

added 04/03/2010

"This web site provides a tool kit designed to help people work with men and boys to prevent gender-based violence. It provides readings, case studies, handouts, exercises, and other resources as well as community-building tools."

Women and Men, Hand in Hand against Violence: Strategies and approaches to working with men and boys for ending violence against women (pdf)

added 11/08/2011

This manual is designed as a training tool for community workers and activists to promote the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to engage men in VAW prevention. It aims to increase knowledge about VAW,explore the causes and consequences of VAW, and promote skills in effective approaches and strategies for engaging men in VAW prevention.
Also available in Arabic


Mental health

Resurrection After Rape

added 10/17/2013

Resurrection After Rape is a guidebook for women who are making the journey through therapy after sexual trauma. This book provides information about rape and trauma, advice regarding therapy and choosing a therapist and suggested activities to begin the healing process. This is a free PDF download made available by the author.


Multimedia

Preventing Sexual Violence: An Educational Toolkit for Health Care Professionals

added 04/03/2010

"This online toolkit designed for use by health care providers is organized around four video case vignettes: Preschool, School Age, Younger Adolescent, and Older Adolescent. Each vignette is accompanied by supporting tools grouped into 4 categories: Clinical, Parent/Patient, Community Resources/Advocacy, Practice Management."

Toolkit for Working with Men and Boys

added 04/03/2010

"This web site provides a tool kit designed to help people work with men and boys to prevent gender-based violence. It provides readings, case studies, handouts, exercises, and other resources as well as community-building tools."


Other

Reaching Latino Victims of Sexual Violence: A Marketing Toolkit (pdf)

added 04/21/2010

"This toolkit provides an overview of one communities work to create a Latino public awareness and outreach campaign. It provides an overview of the research that informed the approach, the five radio spots that were developed, including their scripts, and tips for adapting this campaign."


Police officers

Promising Practices in Serving Crime Victims With Disabilities Toolkit

added 09/18/2009

This toolkit is a guide and resource for organizations seeking to improve their skills and response to crime victims with disabilities. It is designed to benefit a wide range of entities and explore a variety of issues, but its primary use is for identifying and addressing the issues and obstacles that people with disabilities encounter in the aftermath of abuse or victimization.


Prevention

Making a Difference: Strategic Communications to End Violence Against Women (pdf)

added 04/07/2009
Jenny Drezin, Megan Lloyd-Laney, UNIFEM

A toolkit for planning strategic communications to raise awareness about and combat gender-based violence around the world. It gives step-by-step information on developing a media campaign. Alternate version available in Russian.

Men Against Sexual Violence Toolkit (pdf)

added 12/18/2009

"The Men Against Sexual Violence Toolkit is intended to help individuals interested in including men in anti-sexual violence efforts by providing community outreach suggestions, information on access to K-12 and college/university students, and strategies for establishing committed and financially secure local MASV task groups. Additionally, this toolkit provides information that can be helpful in extending outreach to a variety of victimized men. "

Preventing Sexual Violence: An Educational Toolkit for Health Care Professionals

added 04/03/2010

"This online toolkit designed for use by health care providers is organized around four video case vignettes: Preschool, School Age, Younger Adolescent, and Older Adolescent. Each vignette is accompanied by supporting tools grouped into 4 categories: Clinical, Parent/Patient, Community Resources/Advocacy, Practice Management."

Reaching Latino Victims of Sexual Violence: A Marketing Toolkit (pdf)

added 04/21/2010

"This toolkit provides an overview of one communities work to create a Latino public awareness and outreach campaign. It provides an overview of the research that informed the approach, the five radio spots that were developed, including their scripts, and tips for adapting this campaign."

Restoring Dignity: A Toolkit for Religious Communities to End Violence Against Women (pdf)

added 04/14/2010

The second in a series of two manuals aimed at raising awareness and educating religious leaders and communities about gender-based violence. It offers religious leaders, faith communities, and Inter-religious Councils the tools to carry out awareness, prevention, and advocacy programs to end violence against women.

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) Toolkit 2011: Community Engagement Through the Arts (pdf)

added 04/05/2011
Texas Association Against Sexual Assault and Arte Sana

This toolkit employs art, in various forms, as a universal language and medium for communicating the message about sexual assault prevention and awareness.

Sexual Violence & Individuals Who Identify as LGBTQ Information Packet

added 10/01/2012

Sexual violence & individuals who identify as LGBTQ is an information packet containing nearly a dozen resources focused on serving, engaging, and collaborating with individuals and communities who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning (LGBTQ). The packet contains resources to support counselors, advocates, preventionists, technical assistance providers, and allied professionals committed to affirming all individuals and communities. The goals of this packet it to provide resources that will both strengthen work already being done, as well as assist organizations in discovering a place to begin program development.

Sexual Violence & the Workplace, Information Packet

added 05/01/2013
National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)

This information packet provides a series of resources on the impact of sexual violence on work, within the workplace and current research related to this topic. It includes resources specifically for advocates as well as employers. There are 9 individual documents that are part of this list; each must be downloaded separately.

Shifting the Paradigm: Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence Toolkit (pdf)

added 02/03/2010

This toolkit, developed by the American College Health Association, provides facts, ideas, strategies, conversation starters, and resources to those on college campuses invested in the prevention of sexual violence. The emphasis of this toolkit is to encourage prevention activities, to create social change, and shift the norms regarding sexual violence.

Toolkit for Working with Men and Boys

added 04/03/2010

"This web site provides a tool kit designed to help people work with men and boys to prevent gender-based violence. It provides readings, case studies, handouts, exercises, and other resources as well as community-building tools."


Religion

Restoring Dignity: A Toolkit for Religious Communities to End Violence Against Women (pdf)

added 04/14/2010

The second in a series of two manuals aimed at raising awareness and educating religious leaders and communities about gender-based violence. It offers religious leaders, faith communities, and Inter-religious Councils the tools to carry out awareness, prevention, and advocacy programs to end violence against women.


Reporting

SART Toolkit: Resources for Sexual Assault Response Teams

added 04/05/2011

This toolkit includes resources for victim service agencies on the development, expansion, or improvement of interagency response teams. Resources place special emphasis on putting the victim first in the course of responding.


Risk factors

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Toolkit for Humanitarian Settings (pdf)

added 04/14/2010
UNFPA, Save the Children USA

"This Toolkit is intended to guide humanitarian program managers and health care providers to ensure that sexual and reproductive health interventions put into place both during and after a crisis are responsive to the unique needs of adolescents."

Restoring Dignity: A Toolkit for Religious Communities to End Violence Against Women (pdf)

added 04/14/2010

The second in a series of two manuals aimed at raising awareness and educating religious leaders and communities about gender-based violence. It offers religious leaders, faith communities, and Inter-religious Councils the tools to carry out awareness, prevention, and advocacy programs to end violence against women.


Substance abuse

Getting Safe and Sober: Real Tools You Can Use (pdf)

added 08/07/2009

"A practical tool kit for use with women who have substance abuse or chemical dependence problems and who are, or have been, victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or sexual abuse. The kit also can be used to train service providers about the needs of women whose experience includes both substance abuse and victimization."


Training, Conferences and Webinars

The Power of Social Connection: Developing and Coordinating Sustainable Support Group Programs for Survivors of Sexual Violence

added 02/06/2014
North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault and the Orange County Rape Crisis Center

This manual describes how to facilitate a safe and effective support group for survivors of sexual violence and how to build a structure within an agency where support groups can thrive. This manual is intended to support programs in the creation and ongoing development of successful support group programs.

Other formats: html • html

Web-Based Course

Sexual Violence in Disasters: Building Community Partnerships for Pre-Disaster Planning

added 12/02/2013

This online course discusses the importance of planning for sexual violence prevention and response before a disaster, and highlights guiding strategies and key community partners in the pre-disaster planning process.

Sexual Violence in Disasters: Developing a Plan for Sexual Violence Prevention and Response

added 12/02/2013

This online course is designed to assist local and state sexual violence preventionists, victim advocates, and their community partners in creating pre-disaster plans for their organizations and communities.It highlights four core components of a pre-disaster plan to help organizations recover quickly and continue to provide vital services in a disaster. (~1 hour)