Sexual trauma services dating
These services are available Monday thru Friday 8am-5pm.
If you need support services or evidence collected after hours or on the weekend, please contact STAR (Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response) at 225-383-RAPE, The Phone at 225-924-LSU1, or your local police department.
The most common prevention strategies currently focus on the victim, the perpetrator, or bystanders.
Strategies that try to equip a potential victim with knowledge, awareness, or self-defense skills are referred to as “risk reduction techniques.” Strategies focused on a potential perpetrator attempt to change risk and protective factors for sexual violence to reduce the likelihood that an individual will engage in sexually violent behavior.
Various faculty, staff, and students are engaged in preventative measures: questioning why sexual violence is glamorized in our culture, challenging all too prevalent victim blaming, and discussing non-violent constructs of masculinity.
In conjunction, we offer a variety of programs and services for individuals in the wake of sexual violence.
The goal of sexual violence prevention is simple—to stop it from happening in the first place.
You also don’t need to have reported the MST or have other proof that it happened.
Here’s how to access VA services for MST: You can also call the VA general information hotline at 800-827-1000. You can’t get compensation for the traumatic event itself.
Many prevention approaches aim to reduce risk factors and promote protective factors for sexual violence.
In addition, comprehensive prevention strategies should address factors at each of the levels that influence sexual violence—individual, relationship, community, and society.
One in four women will experience rape or attempted rape during her college years (Bureau of Justice Statistics, U. The rest, 80 percent, are committed by someone the victim knows, perhaps a date, friend, or classmate.