While the heart of advocacy rests in its principles, attitude, spirit, passion and skills, tools can provide structures, frameworks, consistency, common language and quality assurance safeguards.
Click here for the Sexual Assault Response(or)Resource Team (SART) Toolkit which contains a remarkable collection of useful tools, nicely categorised and suitable for a broad range of advocacy applications.
Click here for the National Sexual violence Resource Centre (NSVRC) which contains a range of searchable resources and tools on sexual violence (USA).
Click here for their listing of toolkits.
The 1800RESPECT Frontline Workers Toolkit while primarily designed around domestic violence also has resources relevant to sexual violence. It is well organised with four resource types (videos, apps, webinars, and information & resources) in each of twelve topic area. It also allows users to easily bundle information to send to colleagues and/or clients. A brief, free registration is required.
Click here (PDF) for the Norther Territory’s “Toolkit for Managing Child Sexual Abuse“: a useful 28 page resource kit is a guide for remote and urban Primary Health Care Practitioners (PHCPs) on how to manage sexual assault in health care settings.
Your opportunity as advocates, is to contribute to expanding these tools and resources, particularly with home grown, Australian tools .
Please email us (firstname.lastname@example.org) with an electronic copy or link to your tool (or one you’ve discovered) you are willing to share. Our multidisciplinary team will review it and if they feel it has some utility, we will include it with your source details on this website.
08 9391 1900