ABOUT SEXUAL ASSAULT

There are more than 2 million survivors of rape living in California.

ADVOCACY

The long-term empowerment of survivors requires a foundation for them to be their own voice.

PREVENTION

Promoting the norms and behaviors that we want to see.

PUBLIC POLICY

Supporting policies that encourage system changes to aid survivors.

LATEST TWEETS

Apr 18 2014
Engaging men to do what? The glass escalator effect and the movement to end violence against women
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These days, sexual and domestic violence prevention is the place for engaging men.  It has been for several years.  But something I’ve noticed recently is a new focus on just how we are engaging men.  A few months ago, for an academic paper I’m writing, I put out a call on the PreventConnect email group for research and articles [...]

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Apr 16 2014
GUEST BLOGGER: Supporting Survivors of Military Sexual Assault
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Collaboration is the Key!
A guest blog by Jennifer Boteilho, Family Serivces Supporting Tulare County

A couple of years ago I remember feeling surprised that we weren’t seeing more survivors of military sexual assault at Family Services, especially given the publicity of the topic in the media including the popularity of  the Academy Award nominated documentary [...]

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Apr 15 2014
Video podcast: Empowerment Based Advocacy
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In this CALCASA video podcast, Kimberly Wong, a psychotherapist and clinical consultant, presents on best practices for empowering survivors of sexual assault through Empowerment Based Advocacy. Empowerment Based Advocacy is an approach to working with survivors to promote self-actualization as well as to be their supporter and advocate. She discusses how to manage such relationships [...]

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Oct 1 2013
Materials from August 27, 2013 CDPH Pre-conference training institute

 

On Tuesday August 27, 2013 Alexis Marbach from the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence led a training for California RPE grantees. The training, entitled “Logic Models for Prevention Programming II” explored the basics of creating logic models for prevention programming. The materials from that training can be found here:

 

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Training [...]

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Dec 12 2013
Logic models for prevention programming

July 23, 2013
2:00 - 3:30 pm

Hosts: Abby Sims and David Lee, California Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Presenter: Alexis Marbach, MPH, Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence

This web conference provided the basics on developing logic models for prevention programs. Attending this web conference (or watching a recording) is required for the August Logic Model Training (see below [...]

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