Why Faith Matters: A Resource for Advocates and Allies to Recognize the Spiritual and Religious Needs of Victims/Survivors of Sexual Assault and Abuse
Create an educational resource for sexual assault advocates and allies to better understand the significance of faith beliefs and religious culture in the lives of many sexual assault survivors.
Partnered with many faith leaders from Jewish, Muslim, Native American, Christian, Zen and Tibetan Buddhist affiliations as well as CALCASA and CONNECT NYC as advocate advisors.
As part of the outreach campaign, this information will be shared at conferences and with groups.
Creation of a handbook - Why Faith Matters: Responding to Sexual Violence and Abuse as well as a series of online videos demonstrating the use of the handbook, how faith is a cultural competency issue, and the purpose of spiritual assessment in advocacy.
Lead an outreach campaign about the materials using social media and professional conferences