Tools for Programs

Core Services and Characteristics of Rape Crisis Centers

To discuss trends, changes and growth in the field of rape crisis work, it is vital to have dialogue defining the field. This document is part of the conversation about defining sexual assault services. Via The Resource Sharing Project

A Primer on Privilege & Confidentiality for Victim Service Providers

The purpose of this document is to assist providers in thinking through the nuances of the generic concept of legal privilege in a court of law. Providers will be better able to protect confidential survivor information if they understand how courts analyze legal privilege, and educate survivors and staff on how to ensure the greatest protection from disclosure. Via Confidentiality Institute and the National Network to End Domestic Violence

Trauma-Informed Domestic Violence Services 

The first of a 3-part series that also includes Building Program Capacity and Developing Collaborations and Increasing Access The first of a 3-part series that also includes Building Program Capacity and Developing Collaborations and Increasing Access, PART 1 provides an overview of the framework and research supporting trauma-informed approaches to working with survivors and their children. Via VAWnet