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Violence Against Women Online Resources Content Topic Results

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January 2005

Relationship Violence in Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer [LGBTQ] Communities: Moving Beyond a Gender-Based Framework

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This paper provides a critical overview of some of the current research that has been done to better understand the contexts, dynamics and impact of relationship violence within LGBTQ communities and also identifies several barriers that still exist within support services when responding to this form of violence. The paper concludes by offering recommendations and considerations for the criminal justice and social service community and provides examples of innovative responses and programs that have been developed within LGBTQ communities that might serve as models.
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Mental Health Services for Rape Survivors: Current Issues in Therapeutic Practice

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It reports on current research suggesting that victims experience a variety of negative mental health effects from sexual assault, including post-traumatic stress symptoms. It describes how rape survivors may struggle with how family and friends are reacting to the assault and may have to cope with secondary victimization experiences they encounter in some post-rape help seeking. It highlights a wide variety of issues rape survivors may present in therapy.
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Forensic Evidence Collection and Care of the Sexual Assault Survivor: The SANE-SART Response

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It discusses the role of each team member including trained forensic examiners (FE) or Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) in providing appropriate and complete services to victims of rape and abuse. It describes how and why SANE and SART programs came to be developed and offered in emergency departments. It summarizes what is known about how well SANE-SART programs are doing at assisting sexual assault survivors.
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March 2001

Survivors of intimate violence seek help online: Implications of responding to increasing requests

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This paper focuses on the nature of help-seeking emails and recommends that a strategic plan be developed to address safety, confidentiality and liability concerns of online advocacy. It explores some of the implications around responding to requests from survivors online.