It has sections focused on young children, pre-teens and teenagers, young adults, older adults, adult survivors, and health and human service professionals. It has "additional resources" lists of internet (p.90-100), poster and video resources (p.101- 134) and updated resources (p. 145 - 146). It has a section on publishers and distributors(p. 135 -144).
Its "Selective Reference Guide" (p.10) indexes page numbers for resources that cover the following topics: acquaintance rape; elementary and high school school; students and teachers; forensic and medical examiners; bullying; child protection specialists; college policy; confidentiality; criminal justice system; homophobia, and incest. It also provides an index to resources regarding those who are African American, Asian, Latinos, hard-of-hearing, deaf, gay, lesbian, and bisexual. It lists resources with languages including Hatian Creole, Chinese, Khmer, Lao, and Vietnamese.
The Virginia(VA) specific sections list VA sexual assault centers (p. 147-150), a Virginians Aligned Against Sexual Assault (VAASA) resource list (p. 151), and the VA hotline.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health used its U.S. Violence Against Woman Act of 1994 funding to hire the former Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and JSI Research and Training Institute to develop this catalog in 1997. This 2000 version is a reprint by the Virginia Department of Health Center for Injury and Violence Prevention and contains Virginia specific resources and introduction.