Your Chance to Comment on Proposed Title IX Rule Changes

As┬áreported┬árecently, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has released new proposed regulations to Title IX. The proposed changes run counter to what we have learned through the TSS Group as well as research nationally about the causes and consequences of sexual assault, reporting decisions, and the importance of trauma-informed responses. The sweeping changes would be far-reaching,Continue reading “Your Chance to Comment on Proposed Title IX Rule Changes”

Happy Holidays from the TSS Group

Dear Colleagues and Friends of the TSS Group, As 2018 draws to a close, I offer my heartfelt thanks to you for your collaboration. Your willingness to work, share, and learn together continues to make it possible to do research that advances understanding of sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse, older adult abuse, and sexContinue reading “Happy Holidays from the TSS Group”

Victim Services Start in the Waiting Room

by Naomi Wright & Anne P. DePrince Imagine you work in victim services. Following a sexual assault, a woman goes to your office building to meet with you. Maybe for an interview that is part of a criminal investigation. Maybe to access healthcare. Regardless of the reason, keep imagining those first few moments when yourContinue reading “Victim Services Start in the Waiting Room”