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Existe Ayuda: Victims' Rights Pocket Card

NCJ Number
234272
Date Published
May 2011
Length
2 pages
Agencies
OVC
Annotation

This pocket card presents outreach material in Spanish to combat the problem of sexual violence.

Abstract

This pocket card contains replicable Spanish-language tools and resources for use by service providers to improve their cultural competence and the accessibility of their services for Spanish-speaking victims of sexual violence. The card contains background information on the Existe Ayuda project and the challenges faced by service providers for victims of sexual violence; Glossaries contains a list of Spanish terms related to sexual assault and trafficking; Presentations contains PowerPoint slides used in presentations to promotoras (community health workers) and victim advocates; Tools contains information on how to put together a victims' rights pocket card, sexual harassment handout, fact sheets on sexual assault, and scripts for public service announcements and outgoing answering machine messages; Message from the Director discusses the need for this site; and related resources contains links to additional resources for community health workers and service providers.

Date Created: May 24, 2011