Campus and Sexual Violence

This page is an index of ACHA and other resources on this topic. Resources include association projects, programs, publications, guidelines, and more. Additional information may be available under “External Resources.”

ACHA Resources

ACHA Campus Safety and Violence Coalition
Leads the association and college health field in addressing college and university prevention and response to campus violence

Preventing Sexual Violence Toolkit Shifting the Paradigm: Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence Toolkit
This toolkit provides facts, ideas, strategies, conversation starters, and resources to everyone on campus who cares about the prevention of sexual violence.

ACHA Position Statement on Preventing Sexual Violence on College and University Campuses [pdf]
This statement was developed to educate college health professionals about sexual violence on campus and primary prevention.

Sexual Violence: What Everyone Should Know (ACHA brochure for young adults)

Results from the ACHA 2007 Preventing Sexual Violence Survey [PowerPoint presentation]

ACHA Letter Input to the Office of the Vice President and the Initial Report of the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault

ACHA Submits Comments on Proposed Federal Legislation to Combat Sexual Violence

ACHA-National College Health AssessmentACHA-National College Health Assessment
The ACHA-NCHA is a nationally recognized research survey that provides precise data about students’ health habits, behaviors, and perceptions. Data from this survey covers smoking habits, contraception use, mental health issues, relationship difficulties, sexual behaviors, exercise habits, preventive health practices, perceptions of drug and alcohol use, and more.

Enhancing College and University Healthcare Providers' Ability to Prevent Sexual Violence (2005-2008) (a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Cooperative Agreement, CA #05040)

External Resources

ACHA thanks its committee, coalition, task force, and section volunteers for providing resources and links concerning this topic. ACHA does not endorse or accept responsibility for the content or use of external websites.

Beyond Title IX: Guidelines for Preventing and Responding to Gender-based Violence in Higher Education [pdf]
A resource and guidelines publication from Futures Without Violence

California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA)
Provides state and national level leadership and resources (including national training conferences) to rape crisis centers, rape prevention programs, individuals, and other entities committed to ending sexual violence

The Clery Center for Security On Campus
The Clery Center for Security On Campus is a nonprofit 501 c(3) dedicated to preventing violence, substance abuse, and other crimes on college and university campuses across the United States and compassionately assisting the victims of these crimes.

Futures Without Violence (formerly the Family Violence Prevention Fund)

National Center for Victims of Crime

The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS)

National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)

The Perfect Shade of Change: Resources for Sexual Violence Preventionists Creating Safe and Healthy Communities - a downloadable information packet of prevention resources from NSVRC

New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project

Not Alone: The First Report of the White House Task Force to Protect Students From Sexual Assault
Addresses identification of the problem, prevention of sexual assault, responding effectively when a student is assaulted, and increasing transparency and improving enforcement.

Information for students, schools, and anyone interested in finding resources on how to respond to and prevent sexual assault on college and university campuses and in our schools.

Not Alone – Protecting Students from Sexual Assault Fact Sheet (from the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault)

Planned Parenthood Emergency Contraception Website

A national project of the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) decicated to the primary prevention of sexual assault and relationship violence. Sponsored by the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Questions and Answers on Title IX and Sexual Violence (from the Department of Education) [pdf]

Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)

Rape Treatment Center (RTC) at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center

Safe Horizon

SART Toolkit: Resources for Sexual Assault Response Teams from the Office for Victims of Crime, the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice

Stalking Resource Center
A program of the National Center for Victims of Crime

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Violence Prevention Webpage

U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights "Dear Colleague Letter: Sexual Violence — Background, Summary, and Fast Facts"


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