Publications for Helping Professionals

Select publications written for professionals working in healing and advocacy fields


 

Building Cultures of Care Guide

This guide provides information to support sexual assault services programs in strengthening their organizational and individual responses to survivors of sexual violence through the use of a trauma-informed approach. It provides an overview of the core principles of trauma-informed care and guiding points and questions to help organizations build cultures grounded in the philosophy of trauma-informed service delivery.

Created for the Resource Sharing Project & the National Sexual Violence Resource Center


The Brain, Body & Trauma

This online course provides an overview of the neurobiological and psychological implications of sexually violent trauma and the information and skills necessary for victim service providers to provide trauma-informed services.

Created for the National Sexual Violence Resource Center


Bringing Hope: Responding to Disclosures of Child Sexual Abuse

In this course, victim service professionals will learn how to describe types of sexually abusive behavior, review practical skills for listening to a disclosure of child sexual abuse, and identify the three guiding principles for responding to a disclosure.

Created for the National Sexual Violence Resource Center