ATIXA Student Community of Practice Resource Library

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A Basic Guide to Title IX

A Report of the National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education

An Athletics Equity Checklist For Students, Athletes, Coaches, Parents, Administrators, and Advocates

Common Date Rape Drugs

Criminal Charges Sexual Assault Overview

Handbook for Achieving Gender Equity Through Education

Health Care Providers and Screening and Counseling for Interpersonal and Domestic Violence

It’s Never Your Fault The Truth about Sexual Abuse

Know Your Rights: Title IX And Sexual Assault

Not Alone Protecting Students from Sexual Assault from the White House

Sample Appeals Practices and Template Language Examples

Sex or Sexual Abuse Respect Yourself Know The Difference

Sexual Harassment It’s Not Academic

The Realities of Sexual Assault on Campus From Best Colleges

Title IX Introduction

Fact Sheets and Statistics

11 Facts About Sexual Assault

Facts and Statistics

Facts From United Educators’ Sexual Assault Claims Study

Sexual Assault Factsheet

Understanding the Facts on Campus Sexual Assaults


28 Groups That Work With Rape Victims Think The Safe Campus Act Is Terrible

Action Plan For Students Six steps for effective student leadership to address college sexual assault

Effectively Channeling Student Activism 8 Strategies for a Successful Week of Action

End Rape On Campus

It’s On Us Campaign Organizing Tools

No More: College Campus Resources & Organizations

Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (RAINN)

SAFER strengthens student-led movements to combat sexual and interpersonal violence in campus communities

SAFER Strengthens Student-led Movements to Combat Sexual and Interpersonal Violence in Campus Communities

Speaking Out The Benefits to Survivors of Sexual Assault

Student Activists Keep Pressure On Campus Sexual Assault NPR

Webinar: Bringing No More to Your School

Won’t Back Down- Student activists and survivors are using the legal system to fight sexual assault and harassment on college campuses

Your Right to Form a Gay Straight Alliance


National Sexual Assault Hotline, 800-656-HOPE (4673). You can also chat with a trained hotline worker on the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline.

National Domestic Violence Hotline, 800-799-SAFE (7233) or 800-787-3224 (TTY)

Communicating With Law Enforcement

Emergency Contraception

Find Local Counseling

How To Send A Title IX Complaint to The U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Justice

I’ve been Assault. Now what?

Know Your Rights United States Department of Education

Reporting To Law Enforcement

Stages of Trauma Recovery: What It Means to Be a ‘Survivor’

Student Information Request Letter to a School District

Tips for Partners, Friends & Family of Survivors

Understanding Why You Didn’t Tell

Was it my fault? Self-Blame and Survivors

What Is A Rape Kit?

What to Do if You Have Been Raped

What To Expect At The Hospital

What To Expect From the Criminal Justice System

Intimate Partner Violence

31 Most Powerful Domestic Violence Moments in 2015

College Dating Violence and Abuse Poll from 2011

Defining Love

Evaluation For Improvement Empowerment Evaluation Approach For Violence Prevention Organizations

Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence and HIV in Women

Intimate Partner Violence Handout

Preventing Intimate Partner & Sexual Violence Program Activities Guide

Preventing Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence in Racial:Ethnic Minority Communities

Test Your Understanding

Understanding Intimate Partner Violence Factsheet


Annotated Bibliography Sexual Violence and Individuals Who Identify as LGBTQ

Creating Inclusive Agencies

Guide For Transformative Prevention Programming

Hate & Bias Motivated Crimes

Resource List- Sexual violence and Individuals Who Identify as LGBTQ

Sexual Harassment & Bullying of Youth

Talking About Gender & Sexuality


Core Competencies For Sexual Violence Prevention Practitioners

Feminism In Schools Exploring The Prevention of Sexual Assault in School Communities

Guide Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Programs For Children

Health Promotion From Nelly Thomas

Introduction Resource Packet

Introduction Resource Packet

Media, Sexual Violence, and Engaging Bystanders

Media, Sexual Violence, and Engaging Bystanders

New Rules Aimed at Helping College Campus Assault Victims

Preventing and Responding to Teen Dating Violence

Preventing Sexual Violence on College Campuses: Lessons from Research and Practice

Preventing Violence and Promoting Safety in Higher Education Settings Overview of a Comprehensive Approach

Preventing Violence and Promoting Safety in Higher Education Settings Overview of a Comprehensive Approach

Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Prevention Strategies For Family Violence

SAAM 2015 Overview Campus Sexual Violence Prevention

Sexual Assault Prevention Program for Secondary Schools

Sexual Assault Prevention Program for Secondary Schools Report

Sexual Violence Prevention Beginning the Dialogue

Sexual Violence Prevention Overview

Tips For New Prevention Coordinators

Tools and Resources

Capptivation App

Catharsis Productions Prevention Program

Circle of 6 App

Culture of Respect

Free Parent Guide by Keep Her Safe

Life, Reinvented: A Guide to Healing from Sexual Trauma for Survivors and Loved Ones

Not Marked: Finding Hope and Healing after Sexual Abuse

The Aspire News App

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

The PTSD Workbook for Teens: Simple, Effective Skills for Healing Trauma

The PTSD Workbook: Simple, Effective Techniques for Overcoming Traumatic Stress Symptoms

The Sexual Trauma Workbook for Teen Girls: A Guide to Recover from Sexual Assault and Abuse

This White House: Gathering the Wood (Recovery from Incest Through Painting My Story Book 1) by Gabriel Orion Marie

U of Nine App

Research and Books

Annotated Bibliography for Sexual Harassment

Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture and What We Can Do about It by Kate Harding

College Men and Masculinities: Theory, Research, and Implications for Practice edited by Shaun R. Harper and Frank Harris III

Ending Campus Violence: New Approaches to Prevention by Brian Van Brunt

Engaging Bystanders to Prevent Sexual Violence Annotated Bibliography

Human Trafficking Annotated Bibliography

Legal Issues in the Community College: New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 125 edited by Robert C. Cloud

Men Explain Things To Me by Rebecca Solnit

Risk Factors for Child Sexual Abuse Annotated Bibliography

Sexual Assault on Campus (Opposing Viewpoints)

Sexual Assault: The Victims, the Perpetrators, and the Criminal Justice System by Frances P. Reddington and Betsy Wright Kreisel

Sexual Violence & the Workplace Annotated Bibliography

Sexual Violence and Individuals Who Identify as LGBTQ Annotated Bibliography

Sexual Violence in Later Life Annotated Bibliography

The Crisis of Campus Sexual Violence: Critical Perspectives on Prevention and Response edited by Sara Carrigan Wooten and Roland W. Mitchell

Title IX and the State of Campus Sexual Violence in the United States- Power, Policy, and Local Bodies by Jennifer R. Wies

Trauma and Memory: Brain and Body in a Search for the Living Past: A Practical Guide for Understanding and Working with Traumatic Memory by Peter A. Levine and Bessel A. van der Kolk

Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence: From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror by Judith L. Herman

Yes Means Yes!: Visions of Female Sexual Power and A World Without Rape by Jaclyn Friedman

Position Statements

2015 ATIXA Position Statement Concealed Carry

2015 November Congressional Bills Position Statement

2015 Position Statement on the Title IX Protection for Gender Identity

50 Actual Facts About Rape By Soraya Chemaly

An Imperfect Process: How Campuses Deal With Sexual Assault

ATIXA Position Statement on Transcript Notation

Eighth Graders In Ohio Public School Allegedly Taught Marriage Prevents STDs

The College Rape Overcorrection

Time: Campus Sexual Assault

Popular Media

15 Things That Definitely Aren’t Consent from BuzzFeed

6 creepy sentences that I wish always had these surprise endings by Upworthy

A University Sent Out A ‘Rape Prevention’ Email Following A Sexual Assault On Campus. I’m Impressed. By Upworthy

Arizona Wildcats Step Up

Baby It’s Cold Outside

Brave New Voices “Rape Joke”

Brave New Voices “Somewhere In America”

Consent 101 from Planned Parenthood

Consent Explained By A Porn Star from BuzzFeed

Consent Is Apparently “Bae” at Columbia University by Prachi Gupta

Consent: It’s As Simple As Tea

Girl in the Woods, by Aspen Matis Tells of Dropping Out of College to Hike from Mexico to Canada by Prachi Gupta

Hooking Up When You’re an Anti-Rape Activist

How Do You Ask For Consent? from BuzzFeed

It’s On Us: One Thing

It’s On Us: Sexual Assault PSA

Lady Gaga – Til It Happens To You

Margaret Cho Sings for Rape Victims: “I Want to Kill My Rapist” by Prachi Gupta

New Domestic Violence PSA – “It Rarely Stops”

Oh Yes Means Yes: The Joy of Affirmative Consent by Ann Friedman

One Year After ‘Rolling Stone’s Disastrous “A Rape On Campus,” Here’s How University Of Virginia Classrooms Have Changed by Christine Stoddard

Poetry Slam Inc “Say No”

Police Told a Woman to Report Her Rape, Then Arrested Her by Prachi Gupta

Project Not Asking for It

Ryan & Jade Teenage Relationship Abuse

Sam & Alice Teenage Relationship Abuse Video

Stalking PSA Video

Wanna Have Consent 101

Wanna Have Sex? Consent 101 Video

What ‘Affirmative Consent’ Actually Means

What If Bears Killed One in Five People

White House 1 is 2 many Video 1

White House 1 is 2 many Video 2

Who Are You? Video

Hiring and Employment

Guidance for Hiring, Training, and Supporting Community Prevention Practitioners

How To Become A Victim Advocate

National Sexual Assault 2016 Conference

National Sexual Violence Resource Center Job postings

Role of Title IX Coordinator


Sample Job Description

Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education: New Professionals

The Feminist Majority Foundation’s Jobs Board

What Is a Victim Advocate?


Beyond Compliance: Doing the Right Thing by Our Students

Combating Campus Sexual Violence: Raising and Engaging Student Voices

Lighting the Flame: Empowering Student Leaders through New Collaborations

Mobilizing College Students for Health Outreach Using the Strategic Prevention Framework

Reaching the College Student: Marketing and Strategies that Get the Message Out

Reaching Mandated Students through Experiential Education- A Harm Reduction Strategy Facilitated by Peer Educators

Engaging Student Athletes as Prevention Partners

Pregnant and Parenting Student-Athletes

Training and Utilizing Student Staff as Active Bystanders

Enhancing Stress Regulation Skills in Students: A Neurobiological Approach

Reporting Patterns of Women of Color College Student Survivors of Sexual Assault- Results from a Multi-Institutional National Study

Making Your Campus More Inclusive for Transgender and Non-Binary Students

Title IX Enforcement: A Lifeline for LGBTQ Students

“Take a Stand, Don’t Pay Lip Service:” IPV in College LGBT Communities

Transitions in Higher Education: Inclusive Practices to Support Transgender and Non-Binary Students in Higher Education

Preventing Sexual Assault on College Campuses – Spotlight on First Year Students

Sexual Assault on the College Campus: Examining the Connections between Shifts in Alcohol Use and Attitudes among First Year Students