Discusses how to provide assistance to someone who has been sexually assaulted.
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This companion video to Please Write Back, takes viewers step by step through the process of helping someone who has been raped or sexually assaulted. The content includes medical attention, reporting options, emotional support, and other post-sexual assault concerns. Experts describe their experiences with helping survivors and provide detailed guidance. Sexual assault victims share their own stories of what happened afterward, including whom they first told, how people responded, and more. Rape-Related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Rape Kits and other critical topics are explained. Viewers will be able to make a victim feel understood, supported and empowered as to his or her options.
This film is perfect for resident assistants, faculty and staff, police officers, peer counselors, as well as anyone who wants to know how to provide assistance to someone who has been sexually assaulted. The video does not conflict with individual school policies, but brings to life wat is often described in handbooks. A thorough training manual, complete with an easy-to-follow checklist is available for purchase with this film. Case studies are provided for group discussion and application of newly attained knowledge. The manual also includes important information on how to respond to someone who is accused of sexual assault It is available in electronic format so that you can easily customize the reference phone numbers and resources for your institution.
Many schools use this film as a “Part 2” training curriculum after showing Please Write Back as an introduction to the topic. To provide continuity between the two films, the same four survivors appear in each film, sharing different facets of their experience.
An Optional Study Guide is also available for this title.
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