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Implementing SANE Programs in Rural Communities: The West Virginia Regional Mobile SANE Project
Publication Date:  June 2008
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Contact OVC’s Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) to obtain more information about Implementing SANE Programs in Rural Communities: The West Virginia Regional Mobile SANE Project.

OVC TTAC
Phone: 1-866-OVC-TTAC (1-866-682-8822)
(TTY 1-866-682-8880)
Fax: 703-279-4673
Web site: www.ovcttac.gov
E-mail: TTAC@ovcttac.gov

This replication guide includes, in adapted form, much of the material developed in planning and implementing the West Virginia Regional Mobile SANE Project. To access the original material, go to www.fris.org.

For additional project information, please contact one of the following individuals:

Nancy Hoffman, State Coordinator, or Debra Lopez-Bonasso, Education Coordinator
West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services
112 Braddock Street
Fairmont, WV 26554
Phone: 304-366-9500
Web site: www.fris.org

For copies of this replication guide and other OVC publications, or information on additional victim-related resources, contact OVC’s Resource Center:

OVC Resource Center
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Phone: 1-800-851-3420 or 301-519-5500
(TTY 301-947-8374)
Ask OVC: http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/askovc
Web site: www.ovc.gov/ovcres/welcome.html

OVC publications can also be ordered online through www.ncjrs.gov/App/Publications/AlphaList.aspx.

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Resources Cited

Web sites:

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Sexual Assault Response Team
www.sane-sart.com
This site provides information and technical assistance for individuals and institutions interested in developing new SANE-SART programs or improving existing ones.

Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Technical Assistance
www.safeta.org
This site is geared to disseminating the 2004 National Protocol for Sexual Assault Forensic Medical Examinations: Adults/Adolescents and providing related technical assistance.

International Association of Forensic Nurses
www.iafn.org
IAFN works to provide leadership in the practice of forensic nursing by developing, promoting, and disseminating information about forensic nursing science. For information about the Journal of Forensic Nursing, visit the IAFN Web site and click on the journal’s link.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center
www.nsvrc.org
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center is a comprehensive collection and distribution center for information, research, and emerging policy on sexual violence intervention and prevention. See http://www.nsvrc.org/publications to access numerous online protocols and documents that address the examination process.

National Sexual Assault Coalition Resource Sharing Project
http://www.resourcesharingproject.org
This coalition, also known as RSP, helps state sexual assault coalitions throughout the country access the resources they need to develop and thrive.

End Violence Against Women International
www.evawintl.org
EVAW International offers multidisciplinary training and consultation regarding crimes of sexual assault and domestic violence. See www.evawintl.org/onlinetraining.aspx to access information about its online training institute.

Information on funding opportunities and grant writing:

Publications:

SANE Development & Operation Guide
Linda E. Ledray, Ph.D, R.N., F.A.A.N.
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, 1999, NCJ 170609.

A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Forensic Medical Examinations: Adults/Adolescents
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, 2004, NCJ 206554.
www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/206554.pdf

National Training Standards for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examiners
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, 2006, NCJ 213827.
www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ovw/213827.pdf

The Effectiveness of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Programs
Rebecca Campbell with contributions from Renae Diegel
Harrisburg, PA: VAWnet Applied Research Forum, National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women. Retrieved month/day/2004, from: http://www.vawnet.org.
http://new.vawnet.org/category/Main_Doc.php?docid=417

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Programs: Improving the Community Response to Sexual Assault Victims
Kristin Littel
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Victim of Crime, 2001, NCJ 186366.