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Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) Content Topic Results

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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
total results: 26  | date published date added a-z

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January 2013

Serving Transgender Survivors of Sexual Violence

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This technical assistance resource from the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape provides statistics on sexual assault in trans communities, addresses the lack of trans-specific services and barriers that transgender individuals may face in accessing services, and provides guidance for advocates.
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Core Competencies: The Unique Skills of Advocacy

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The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape's Advocacy Skills Training is a one-day skill-building training for advocates. The design and content of this training are the direct result of statewide and national focus groups held to identify skills advocates must possess to effectively advocate for the needs of sexual assault survivors and training topics necessary to build skills.
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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning (LGBTQ) Language

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Responses and guidance were provided by practitioners working to further the LGBTQ movements.
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  • Training Tools
January 2012

Assisting Trafficking Victims: A Guide for Victim Advocates

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This information packet describes practices used in cases of human trafficking, how they relate to sexual violence, and how to assist and advocate for victims of human trafficking.
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  • General Material
January 2012

Assisting Survivors with Personal Privacy Management: Digital Technology and Safety Information Booklet

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This booklet expands on technology safety tips, providing guidance and best practice information for assisting survivors to protect their safety and preserve their privacy when using social media and personal electronic devices.
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  • General Material
January 2012

Safety Tips For Using Computers & Cell Phones

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This handout developed for survivors of domestic and sexual violence provides tips for the safer use of computers and cell phones. It reviews privacy settings, passwords, GPS tracking, and documentation.
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January 2011

Tech Top 10 Guidelines: Social Media Use by Programs & Staff

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In recognition of the increasing role that social media plays in the lives of survivors as well as programs and staff, this tool addresses the benefits and risks of social media use within anti-violence programs.
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Talking Points: Sexual Harassment

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  This 2-pager provides statistics, resources and prevention tools to assist with communication about sexual harassment.
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  • General Material
January 2011

Tech Top 10 Tips: Social Media Use by Survivors

Publisher(s):
In recognition of the increasing role that social media plays in the lives of survivors as well as programs and staff, this tool addresses the benefits and risks of social media use by people who have experienced sexual and domestic violence.
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  • Training Tools
October 2009

Technical Assistance Guide and Resource Kit for Primary Prevention and Evaluation

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Although primary prevention is at the root of the movement to end sexual violence, community-based agencies are challenged to find practical resources around program development and evaluation. Developing programs with evaluation in mind will enable prevention educators to build upon strengths and improve programs to achieve desired results. Through evaluation, sexual violence prevention educators will be able to show what they have always trusted: that their programs do make a positive difference.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2007

Elder Sexual Assault: Technical Assistance Manual for Older Adult Protective Services

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This is a manual for aging services workers that helps to ensure an appropriate response to an older victim of sexual abuse.
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Reaching Migrant Farm Workers: A Technical Assistance Bulletin for Sexual Assault Advocates and Counselors

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The publication also offers ten advocacy strategies as well as a list of resources.