Sexual Violence in the Military
$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Intermediate
CE Course Description
This CE course provides advocates working in community-based sexual assault programs with an understanding of sexual violence in the military and to offer resources to support their collaborative efforts with military personnel in responding to the needs of survivors and preventing sexual violence.
This material was reprinted with permission, from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s publication titled “Sexual Violence in the Military: A Guide for Civilian Advocates.” This guide is available by visiting www.nsvrc.org.
Article Author: National Sexual Violence Resource Center Advisory Council, Pam Brown, M.Ed
Exam writer: Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)
CE Course Objectives
1. Discuss the connections research has found between sexual violence while serving in the military and diagnoses of mental health problems.
2. Enumerate the attitudes that contribute to an environment where sexual violence can occur.
3. Investigate the reasons cited by female victims for not reporting their assault.
4. Compare and contrast restricted vs. unrestricted reports with regard to the benefits provided to the victim and prosecution of the perpetrator.
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