February 2014 Institute Summary on the Campus Technical Assistance and Resource Project Newsletter

A newsletter created for the Feb 2014 Institute Summary outlines information about the Technical Assistance Tracks as well as provide contact information for the Technical Assistance Team. Click the link below in order to view the first April 2014 issue of the Campus Extra for more information on the February 2014 Campus Institute in New Orleans.

January 2014 issue of the Campus Technical Assistance and Resource Project Newsletter


newsletter created by the Campus Technical Assistance and Resource Project 

The new Campus Technical Assistance and Resource Project Newsletter is designed to keep you up-to- date on the latest and developments and opportunities for campuses in their efforts to address sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking. The newsletter will provide information on important events, successful programs and much more. Though some of the information will be most specifically applicable to campuses who have received grants under the Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women Campus Grants Program, this resource is intended for all colleges and universities.

Considerations: sexual violence and people with disabilities

The web presentation Considerations for Victims with Cognitive and Communication Disabilities is a resource provided by the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC).

Campus dating violence factsheet

ncvc logo

The Campus Dating Violence fact sheet is provided by the Office on Violence Against Women, the Dating Violence Resource Center, and the National Center for Victims of Crimes.   This factsheet provides statistics and resources related to dating violence on university and college campuses.

Loyola University Chicago’s Coordinated Community Response Team

Loyola University ChicagoThe coordinated community response team at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) provides on-campus advocates for LUC students. Loyola University Chicago’s CCRT brings together students, staff and faculty to create a campus culture where gender-based violence of any kind, specifically domestic/dating violence, sexual assault and stalking (DVSAS) is not tolerated.  This site provides information about the CCRT, options and resources for survivors, as well as programs and events happening on campus.

Guidelines to Developing Effective Prevention Programming

CALCASA blog post, 4 simple guidelines: A streamlined approach to developing effective prevention programmingcites valuable resources to develop successful prevention programs.  This tool can help re-focus program planning and development discussions.


Podcast: Evaluating Prevention Programming in North Carolina


PreventConnect’s podcast, A Campus-Community Partnership for Prevention: Evaluating Prevention Programming in North Carolinadiscusses the prevention evaluation partnership between the University of North Carolina and their local rape crisis center.


Key components of crisis intervention resources

Not Alone LogoAs part of the Not Alone report and website, Key Components of Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention/Victim Service Resources highlights essential elements to sexual assault crisis intervention such as: confidentiality, campus crisis response, and community response. As stated in the document, “This document discusses the existing research on sexual assault crisis intervention and victim services. It is important that campuses engage in practices that are effective so that survivors get the help they need, and campuses are not wasting vital resources on services which don’t accomplish this goal. This document is meant to be the start of a conversation for schools as they work to ensure accessible support services for victims on their campuses.”


Putting it All Together: Annual Security Report Checklist and Development Plan

Clery Center LogoPutting it All Together: Annual Security Report Checklist and Development Plan is provided by the Clery Center for Security on Campus.  This tool is a checklist and development plan for college/university annual security reports.


Sexual violence on campus – a report from the office of Senator Claire McCaskill


The report Sexual violence on campus: How too many institutions of higher education are failing to protect students was released in early July of 2014 and evaluates how U.S. colleges are addressing sexual violence.