Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Violence: A Guide for Friends and Family
This guide is for friends and family of sexual assault survivors, and anyone hearing disclosures of sexual violence in a non-professional context. Disclosures can range from quick and vague, to more detailed and involved. How you respond will depend both on the tone of the disclosure and your relationship to the survivor. This guide provides you with some background information on trauma, helpful things to say, and common pitfalls to avoid.
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