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The Cottage

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Leanna S

on 19 February 2013

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Transcript of The Cottage

sexual assault center and children's advocacy center The Cottage Mission Main Services 24-hour crisis hotline
Medical accompaniment
Legal advocacy
Forensic interviews/forensic evaluations
Prevention education Community Constituents:
Victims of abuse and their families/supporters
Ambassador graduates of Child Safety Program
DFCS caseworkers
ACCPD detectives
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE)
School social workers
Department of Juvenile Justice
Family Counseling Services
VAP program Structure Accreditations National: National Children's Alliance
Utilize MDT
Conduct legally sound forensic interviews
Safe environment for children

State: Children's Advocacy Centers of Georgia
Focus on best interest of the child
High ethical standards and accountability The Cottage is a nonprofit organization committed to ending sexual violence by promoting healing, preventing trauma, advocating for the rights and needs of survivors, and educating to inspire change. Adults:
Clarke, Oconee, Madison, Oglethorpe

Children and Families:
Clarke, Oconee Social Worker 3019 Lexington Road
Athens, GA 30601 Service Areas The Cottage's main services are grounded in evidence based practice Board
directors Executive
Director Adult
Staff Children
Staff Interns Volunteers Funding Donations Fundraisers Grants VAWA: Violence Against Women Act
MDT coordination, advocacy, access to services
VOCA: Victims of Crime Assistance
Funds services, Victim's Assistance Program
United Way: Community education, services
Governor's Office for Children & Families:
$33,600 to fund family violence programs/sexual assault centers Barriers to Services On-call
advocates Cultural values
Family input
Society's influence: victim blaming
Knowledge of services Internal Barriers External Barriers How experience goes
Limited staff Without grants/funds, The Cottage would be unable to provide certain services, limiting staff's ability to meet clients' needs Children's Advocacy Center Sexual Assault Center National: Office for Victims of Crime
Safe environment for survivors
Utilize MDT

State: Governor's Office for Children & Families
Community education on sexual assault
High quality of sexual assault services Client Outcomes 1. Recovery and healing
2. Feeling supported and understood
3. Better educated and aware Evaluations Surveys after case is closed
Broad and generic Role & Tasks Adult advocate
Provides medical and legal advocacy
Intakes and referrals
Emergency crisis counseling
Community awareness
Support groups
Case management Necessary Skills Empathy, patience, respect
Crisis intervention
Understanding victim experiences
Barriers to Services Cultural values
Family input
Society's influence: victim blaming
Knowledge of services Internal Barriers External Barriers How experience goes
Limited staff Advocacy Medical and legal advocacy
Prevention education
Community awareness
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