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Resources On Sexual Assault Awareness/Prevention
- AlamoCARES Advocacy Counseling & Support ServicesResources specific to San Antonio, Bexar County, and surrounding areas. Includes mental health/counseling services, legal assistance, military/veteran-centric aid, etc.
- Bloom 365Focuses on relationship building and healthy relationships, specifically for younger people.
- Dibbles InstituteFocuses on healthy relationships (again, specifically for teens). Some resources are behind a pay wall, but they also have a lot of free resources which are really cool. More from an educator perspective.
- National Coalition of Anti-Violence ProgramsSpecific to LGBT+ populations.
- RAINN(Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network) provides a wide range of general resources. They maintain the National Sexual Assault Hotline.
- National Sexual Violence Resource CenterThe National Sexual Violence Resource Center is the organization that coordinates Sexual Assault Awareness Month nationwide. They have a huge number of resources, such as toolkits, for anyone who is seeking help or wants to help.
- It's On UsIt’s On Us is the nation’s largest nonprofit program dedicated to college sexual assault prevention and survivor support activating students on hundreds of campuses in our awareness and education programs.It's On Us sponsors programs at college campuses across the country, and provides resources and education related to sexual assault and intimate partner violence on college campuses.
- The Fourth RThe Fourth R is a group of researchers and professionals dedicated to promoting healthy adolescent relationships and reducing risk behaviors. We develop and evaluate programs, resources and training materials for educators and other front-line professionals who work with youth. In particular, we work with schools to promote the neglected R (for relationships) and help build this Fourth R in school climates. Fourth R initiatives use best practice approaches to target multiple forms of violence, including bullying, dating violence, peer violence, and group violence. By building healthy school environments we provide opportunities to engage students in developing healthy relationships and decision-making to provide a solid foundation for their learning experience. Increasing youth relationship skills and targeting risk behaviour with a harm reduction approach empowers adolescents to make healthier decisions about relationships, substance use and sexual behavior.
- The Network/La RedThe Network/La Red is a survivor-led, social justice organization that works to end partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, SM, polyamorous, and queer communities. Rooted in anti-oppression principles, our work aims to create a world where all people are free from oppression. We strengthen our communities through organizing, education, and the provision of support services.
- FORGE ForwardFORGE reduces the impact of trauma on trans/non-binary survivors and communities by empowering service providers, advocating for systems reform, and connecting survivors to healing possibilities. FORGE strives to create a world where ALL voices, people and bodies are valued, respected, honored, and celebrated; where every individual feels safe, supported, respected, and empowered.
- Love Is Respectlove is respect is the national resource to disrupt and prevent unhealthy relationships and intimate partner violence by empowering young people through inclusive and equitable education, support, and resources.
- The Wilson Center, chartered by Congress in 1968 as the official memorial to President Woodrow Wilson, is the nation’s key non-partisan policy forum for tackling global issues through independent research and open dialogue to inform actionable ideas for the policy community.
Using its global platform, the Wilson Center is convening discussions not only on the ongoing crisis of GBV—made worse by the global COVID-19 pandemic—but also on the programs and policies that are beginning to make a difference.
- The Fourth R ResearchA list of publications, books, and book chapters that the research done by The Fourth R has generated.
- National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs Annual ReportsEvery Year the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs conducts and publishes reports about intimate partner violence in the LGBTQ+ community. These reports offer comprehensive statistical insight into how the LGBTQ+ community nationwide is affected by violence.
There are several academic journals that UTSA Libraries subscribes to that regularly publish material related to the issues of sexual assault and intimate partner violence. None of these journals publish exclusively about this topic and this is by no means an exhaustive list of the academic journals that publish material related to these issues. However, if you are looking to begin a research project or are curious about looking into the research that has been conducted about this topic, these journals may be a good place to start.
- Journal of Family Violence is a peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to the study of family violence. It was established in 1986 and is currently published by Springer Science + Business Media.
- Journal of Interpersonal Violence is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes research in the field of interpersonal violence and focuses on the study of victims and perpetrators of interpersonal violence. It was established in 1986 and is currently published by SAGE Publications.
- Prevention Science is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes materials related to public health and prevention science. It was established in 2000 and is currently published by Springer Science + Business Media.
- Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes articles about the clinical and theoretical aspects of sexual abuse, including its etiology, consequences, prevention, treatment, and management strategies. It was originally established under the title Annals of Sex Research in 1988. The name was changed in 1995 and is currently published by SAGE Publications.
- Trauma, Violence, & Abuse is a peer-reviewed academic journal that covers research on trauma, abuse, and violence. It was established in 2000 and is currently published by SAGE Publications.
- Violence Against Women is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes materials related to women's studies, domestic violence, sexual assault, and other forms of intimate partner violence. It was established in 1995 and is currently published by SAGE Publications.
- Violence and Victims is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering theory, research, policy, and clinical practice in the area of interpersonal violence and victimization. It was established in 1986 and is currently published by Springer Publishing.