Sometimes the terms “sexual abuse” and “sexual assault” are used interchangeably with “sexual violence.” Generally, sexual abuse refers to the repeated sexual violation of a child by a family member or other.
Yet, it’s unclear whether there is a shared understanding of what it means, and when it should be applied.
Many victim service providers describe their work as being “trauma-informed,” and yet it remains unclear whether there is consensus, or lack thereof, on what trauma-informed services encompass.
Giving in to coercion is not the same as giving consent!
The term “trauma-informed” has evolved into a frequently used buzzword across a wide variety of disciplines and sectors.
While statistics can provide valuable information, they must be reviewed with a critical eye.
Statistics are often taken out of a fuller context and may not provide the clearest picture.
SVJI will explore the trauma-informed landscape through carefully crafted methodology and then provide OVW a written report of findings that can inform their own work and decision making.
SVJI will be collecting and reviewing data until the summer of 2015.
On 7/9/1975 at , a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 241.2 miles away from the city center On 4/18/2008 at , a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 421.9 miles away from Lanesboro center On 6/28/2004 at , a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 221.1 miles away from the city center On 6/10/1987 at , a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 399.8 miles away from the city center On 6/5/1993 at , a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 251.7 miles away from Lanesboro center On 3/4/1983 at , a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 371.6 miles away from the city center The number of natural disasters in Fillmore County (14) is near the US average (13).
Sexual violence is the use of sexual actions and words that are unwanted by and/or harmful to another person.
Undocumented immigrants face unique challenges, because their abusers often threaten to have them deported if they try to get help.