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Enhancing the Choctaw Tribal Community's Coordinated Response to Sexual Assault

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $108,000)

Through the American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Program, OVC provides support to enhance AI/AN communities capacity to provide high-quality multidisciplinary victim-centered services and support for adult and child victims of sexual assault from the initial point of contact through prosecution. The SANE-SART Program is designed to complement an existing coordinated community response to sexual assault. During the first year / phase I of the program, Sites will focus on the following two broad initiatives: 1. To identify a SANE-SART coordinator , establish a framework for a SANE-SART Team , and involve community stakeholders. 2. Conduct a comprehensive community needs assessment and develop a strategic plan to enhance and/or create a sustainable, culturally relevant, victim-centered SANE-SART program. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 19, 2011