Proper training could go a long way
I would say it would be beneficial if they were trained; so, they took training in how to deal with that particular situation. This way, they would be more understanding and more open to what the person is going through even if they haven’t gone through it themselves. So the proper training could go a long way in dealing with people that have been in those types of situations.
Create an inter-university and college roster of peer supporters and educators that includes international and domestic student leaders across genders.
Sign on with a service such as KeepMe.Safe, which connects students with mental health professionals from cultures around the world and promote this service as part of university SV/SA service provision.
Promote SANE nurses as supporters for victims/survivors. Ideally, this would happen in the context of a formal partnership with SANE nurses, which includes 24/7 availability of SANE nurse services on campus.
Ensure all sexual violence prevention and response education and training opportunities actively deconstruct victim-blaming, rape myths and gender norms. Ensure these sessions take an intersectional approach to understanding sexual violence and supporting victim/survivors.