Our prevention services offer programs teaching ways to deal with violence.Our advocacy services concentrate on guiding survivors of sexual and domestic violence through the existing legal system in order for them to receive justice, protection and their due rights.The report was developed in partnership with leaders from throughout the health, education, justice, and child development fields, with support from The California Endowment, Blue Shield of California Foundation, and the Lisa and John Pritzker Family Fund.
Repeatedly described as “eye-opening” yet “deeply recognizable,” Escalation makes relationship abuse personal, causing participants to ask “What can I do to change this?
Highlights include our feature article, “Sexual Assault: A Legal Perspective,” and a Q&A with a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner.
This issue also provides information about the State’s Forensic Rape Exam Direct Reimbursement Program, an explanation of the State’s response to campus sexual assault, and an important legislative update about sexual assault evidence kits.
Effective prevention strategies are needed to promote awareness of suicide and encourage a commitment to social change.
Teen dating violence is defined as the physical, sexual or psychological/emotional violence within a teen dating relationship, as well as stalking.