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Moving Towards Meaningful: A STOP Administrator’s experience influencing change in the state’s response to sexual violence

The Violence Against Women Act reauthorization of 2013 directed state administrators of STOP funds to set aside 20 percent of their funds for programs or…

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Sexual Assault Response Teams & Systems Change

What is a SART? A Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) is one strategy a community can use to improve their systems response to sexual violence.

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SVJI Core Intervention Principles

Sexual Assault Response Teams work to improve a community’s response to sexual violence by designing multidisciplinary, victim-centered interventions. Through various tools and training, these teams…

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Glossary of Sexual Violence Terms

This glossary contains common terms, definitions, and acronyms related to sexual violence and system response, such as the criminal legal system or in healthcare.

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IAFN Exam Reimbursement Resources

SANEs are educated in and can assist hospitals and victims in understanding the laws about billing, and the rights and resources available to victims. Services…

Minnesota

Sexual Assault Evidentiary Exam Payment

In Minnesota, victims of sexual assault who have an evidentiary exam done for the purpose of gathering evidence of sexual assault need not pay for…

Minnesota

Payment for Sexual Assault Exams When the Assault Occurs in One State but the Exam Occurs in a Different State

This fact sheet explains who pays for a sexual assault exam when the victim is assaulted while visiting one state but undergoes a sexual assault…

Minnesota

Confidential Communications with Health Insurance Carriers: Guide for Advocates and Providers

If someone is insured as a dependent on another’s health insurance policy—for example a partner or parent’s—health insurance carriers may send the policyholder information about…

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A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations

Sexual violence continues to plague our Nation and destroy lives. All members of society are vulnerable to this crime, regardless of race, age, gender, ability,…

Minnesota

Minor Consent for Medical and Mental Health Treatment

This fact sheet addresses two main issues: When may a sexual assault advocate or medical professional provide services to a minor without consent from the…

Minnesota

Mandated Reporting of Maltreatment of Vulnerable Adults: What is Required?

In Minnesota, sexual assault advocates and domestic abuse advocates are NOT mandated reporters of maltreatment of vulnerable adults. See Minn. Stat. §626.557 and other statutes…