Security services on campus play an important role in what is known as 'tertiary prevention': the preliminary response that can mitigate further harm to victims. A supportive, welcoming, nondoubting response can make or break a survivor's continued involvement--and the involvement of future victims, as word spreads about how she or he was treated.

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  • Acquaintance Rape of College Students: Problem-Oriented Guide for Police (PDF: 68 pages/180KB)  This guide from the US DoJ Office of Community Oriented Policing Services describes campus sexual assault so that police and campus public safety officers can more effectively prevent and respond to the problem.
  • Clery Center for Security on Campus  CCSOC is dedicated to preventing violence, substance abuse and other crimes on college campuses across the US, and to compassionately assist the victims of these crimes.
    Tags: Security  Coalition 
  • National Center for Higher Education Risk Management  NCHERM is a think tank of twenty-one consultants with the goal of identifying, developing and delivering best practices for school and campus health and safety.
  • Victim Assistance Training Online  A basic victim advocacy web-based training program that offers victim service providers and allied professionals the opportunity to acquire the basic skills and knowledge they need to better assist victims of crime.
    Tags: Response  Security  Webinars 
  • OnLine Training Institute, End Violence Against Women International  Free trainings for professionals to expand their knowledge of cutting edge developments in the criminal justice and community response to nonstranger sexual assault.
    Tags: Webinars  Response  Security 


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