Sexual Violence: Providing Services
This course, Sexual Violence: Providing Services, focuses on response to individuals who disclose sexual victimization. First responders’ words and actions can have a tremendous impact on victims. This course discusses victim confidentiality issues, crisis intervention strategies, safety planning for victims and their loved ones, West Virginia mandatory reporting requirements, the sexual assault forensic medical examination and the West Virginia Crime Victims Compensation Fund. It also provides guidance related to referring victims to resources that help them address their needs.