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Supporting a Coordinator: Who else can provide support?

A coordinator’s team and home agency are their primary support network. But, sometimes that isn’t enough. Coordinators often benefit from seeking external sources of support.

Supporting a Coordinator: What do coordinators need from their team?

Outside of their home agency, the team is the most important source of support for a SART coordinator. Teams often rely on the coordinator to…

Supporting a Coordinator: What Do Coordinators Need from their Supervisor and Home Agency?

The greatest source of support for a coordinator is often their home agency. That is both their direct supervisor, their colleagues, and their agency/organization as…

Introduction/Supporting a Coordinator

Before we dive into this month’s blog series, I wanted to take a quick moment to introduce myself. I am Jolene Engelking, the Rural Projects…

MNCASA Board Announces New Executive Director

On behalf of the MNCASA Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce our selection of Artika Roller as MNCASA’s next Executive Director. Artika Roller…

SARTs and Creating Conditions for Disclosure: Knowledgeable and Prepared Service Providers

In this blog, we have previously talked about responding to the full spectrum of victim/survivor needs. The work of the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) is…

SARTs and Creating Conditions for Disclosure: Equitable Access to Services

As we continue to talk about creating conditions of disclosure, it is essential to talk about how and where victims/survivors have access to services. Access…

SARTs and Creating Conditions for Disclosure: Confidentiality

One of the major barriers that victims/survivors face in being able to disclose their experiences of sexual violence is the fear that someone will find…

SARTs and Creating Conditions for Disclosure

One topic that frequently comes up when talking about Rural Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs) is that there are few or no formal disclosures of…