Here at Thorn, one part of our work is equipping law enforcement with the technology they need to help identify children exploited through sex trafficking or child sexual abuse imagery faster. This work would not be possible without the policies that protect child victims and hold perpetrators accountable. As our Strategy and Operations Director, Brooke Istook, shared earlier this yearyou can start addressing these issues right where you live—by learning about the laws in your country, state, or city.
It was during a snowstorm in December a few years back that I was called in for my first sexual assault case at Bellevue hospital. I put my phone volume on loud before I got into bed and quietly murmured to my partner at the time how nervous I was about possibly working my first case that night. She reassured me as I fell asleep and the next thing I knew, I was waking up to the sound of my phone ringing.
The Sexual Assault Victim Advocate SAVA Center provides crisis intervention, advocacy and counseling for all those affected by sexual violence in Northern Colorado while also providing prevention programs through community outreach and education. If you need immediate help, please call our hotline at There are many ways you can help SAVA continue to provide direct services for survivors and prevention education.
Inclusion on the list does not imply endorsement of the event, training, speakers, topics or sponsoring organization by the National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence. This is not an exhaustive list of training opportunities and events; rather it is a compilation of events that have been submitted to or come to the attention of the National Center. If you would like to have your webinar, event or training considered for inclusion on this list, please submit details, including the name of the event, date, location, sponsoring organization, registration information, other pertinent information and a person to contact about the submission.
Our mission is to end sexual violence and improve support available to survivors of sexual assault. Free and confidential victim services are available for sexual assault survivors in all of Iowa's 99 counties. Iowa has 7 victim service programs that provide culturally relevant sexual assault services.
The Sexual Assault Advocate's Guide to Media, Communications, and Public Relations, produced with support from Bremer Foundation, helps advocates work with the media as they tell survivors' and the movement's stories. We provide resources for those who have been sexually assaulted. MNCASA strives to connect programs and increase capacity through networking opportunities, technical assistance, and resources.
If you do not find what you are looking for in this Directory, please contact us for assistance. To add or update a Directory listing, please follow this link. The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in live healthier, happier lives.
News July 23, You can read the full series here. Christensen coordinates volunteers and serves as a victim advocate at Advocates of Routt County. Alongside advocates within the Fort Collin Police Department, Christensen helped find the young woman safe housing so she could continue her education.
Survivors of sexual assault and rape often find themselves in complicated criminal justice proceedings and social service systems. Sexual Assault Victim Advocates provide information, support, and referrals to other resources. All services are free and confidential.
The professionalism and expertise of sexual assault advocates are essential to maintaining clients' privacy. The Utah Confidential Communications Act requires that sexual assault advocates have forty hours of sexual assault specific advocacy training. Conversations with victims or alleged victims are privileged only if the advocate has completed forty hours of sexual violence specific training. We collaborate with local and regional care personnel to provide our Sexual Assault Counselor Training.