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Reducing the Secondary Trauma of Rape. Read our blog below…


A Call-to-Action

Posted by on May 30, 2012 in Project Sunset | 2 comments

Reducing the Secondary Trauma of Rape Rape survivors often turn to community agencies such as police, medical professionals, the legal system, and traditional religious institutions to deal with the trauma they have experienced. Failure of these institutions to respond with a sensitive, supportive and nurturing approach can mean secondary victimization for the rape survivor or what experts call “Secondary Trauma”. Much has been written about the stages of recovery and prescribed methodology...

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