TIP and survivor-centricity
Use approaches that are trauma informed and survivor-centred.
We know that university-based sexual assault educators and service-providers are generally well-versed in trauma informed practice and survivor-centricity. We are happy to report that this is an approach our participants and research assistants saw as valuable.
Delving Deeper Resources
Guidelines and recommendations for Nova Scotia Universities and the Nova Scotia Community College: Development of Survivor-Centric Sexual Violence Policies and Responses (May 2018)2SLGBTQ+ Inclusive Trauma-Informed Care Webinar (Western University Learning Network): http://www.vawlearningnetwork.ca/webinars/recorded-webinars/2021/webinar-2021-2.html
Critical Components of a Survivor-Centred Response to Campus Sexual Violence (Rossiter, Porteous, and Dhillon, 2020)This 2020 book chapter is part of the edited volume Violence Interrupted: Confronting Sexual Violence on University Campuses, edited by Crocker, Minaker, and Neland, and published by McGill-Queen's University Press.
Learning NetworkWestern University's VAW Learning Network offers several recorded webinars about Trauma Informed Practice, many of which focus on this framework in relation to a specific marginalized population or populations.