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Collaboration in SARTs

By Fatima Jayoma Happy Wednesday! Today’s blog will be discussing the keys to effective collaboration within a SART. From 2020-2021, SVJI staff at MNCASA conducted…

Part IV: Using Virtual Engagement in Your Work

Guest Blog by Emily Singerhouse This series displayed what virtual engagement is, the importance of using virtual engagement, and practice for Rural Grantees. You’ve (hopefully)…

Part III: Virtual Engagement at Length

Guest Blog by Emily Singerhouse When someone says, “Virtual Engagement,” what comes to mind for you? Most people think of social media or texting. While…

Part II: Use of Virtual Engagement

Guest Blog by Emily Singerhouse People all around the world use social media platforms to connect with others, stay up to date on news, watch…

Part I: Virtual Engagement and Rural Grantee Work

Guest Blog by Emily Singerhouse Hello everyone! My name is Emily Singerhouse, a consultant working with the Sexual Violence Justice Institute on the OVW Rural…

Blog Highlight: Collaborating with Corrections: PREA and Beyond

As with all SART work, improving the response to sexual violence in correctional facilities will be an ongoing process. There are a number of ways…

Blog Highlight: Frequently Asked TA Question: Conflict on Teams

Conflict. Some people love it and some people get very uncomfortable with it. It also happens almost any time you put people in the same…

Blog Highlight: Developing Motivation When Rebuilding a Team

A lot of communities will have a Sexual Assault Response Team that meets for a while, may accomplish some good work, and then, the team…

Gaining Buy-in on the Presence of Trafficking & Exploitation in Minnesota

By Hunter Beckstrom | Prevention and Sexual Exploitation Specialist at SVJI @MNCASA Decades of persistence and progress have brought attention to the prevalence of sexual…