Sexual Assault Stereotypes & Stigmas

Sexual Assault Stereotypes & Stigmas

Stigmas and Stereotypes around Sexual Assault and Reporting Written by Cynthia A. Sexual Assault Victim Specialist, BSW Survivors face a number of stigmas when coping with the trauma of sexual assault. The biggest and most common stigma lies in responsibility. When...
2021 at Resilience

2021 at Resilience

If last year taught us anything, it is that we must continue to shift and adapt to meet the needs of survivors in our community. While our services currently remain predominantly virtual, we wanted to highlight the work Resilience is doing at this time and the...
Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault

Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault

Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault Sexual Assault Victim Specialist Cynthia A., BSW  1 in 3 women, and 1 in 4 men have experienced sexual violence involving physical contact during their lifetime. It is a community wide issue and can happen to anyone. Survivors...
Films to Watch During SAAM

Films to Watch During SAAM

Films to Watch During Sexual Assault Awareness Month Resilience Staff Members **Trigger Warning** – The following media contains strong themes of sexual assault and may be triggering for some individuals. If you start watching the show and begin feeling...
Coping with Sexual Assault Triggers

Coping with Sexual Assault Triggers

Coping with reminders of trauma when sexual assault and harassment stories dominate in media Megan Hennessey, LMSW Program Director Since early October it has been impossible to listen to the news, view one’s social media feed or even talk with friends without hearing...