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Assessing SART Work: Focus Groups and Individual Interviews

The last post for our month on assessment is focused (get it?!) on the other most common approach teams want to use: focus groups. Focus…

Assessing SART Work: Questionnaires and Surveys

Assessment is critical to the Sexual Assault Response Team’s effectiveness. So, you’ve got your team feeling ready to ask some critical questions. You’ve decided that…

SART Foundations: What is Assessment?

Before we jump into talking about types of assessment, I want to spend a little time chatting about what we mean when we say “assessment”…

MNCASA Warns Public About MeToo Rape Kits

MNCASA Warns Public About MeToo Rape Kits   Wednesday, September 5, 2019: The Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault opposes the use of…

Understanding the Impact of SART Work: Why Assessment Matters

Research on successful Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs) demonstrates that the most effective teams incorporate at least some elements of evaluation and assessment of their…

SART Foundations: The Critical Role of the Agenda

For the final re-post of July: Agendas. They are one of my favorite topics and have come up so often in recent technical assistance. So,…

SART Foundations: Mission Statements, New or Revisited

I’ve had the opportunity to do a lot of mission building with teams recently, so maybe this re-post is for you! Through doing work with…

SART Foundations: Building the Framework of Growth and Improvement

This is a topic that I continue to hear frequently addressed! So, back from June 2017, let’s talk about moving beyond the monthly meeting! The…

Get Them to the Table: Creating Buy-In Through Finding a SART Champion

Hi folks! We here at SVJI@MNCASA have had quite a few technical assistance (TA) requests around some teaming basics. We’re so excited to connect, provide…