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Call to Action: Survivors of Sexual Assault Need Trauma-Informed Care

Tuesday, September 25, 2018  
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As forensic nurses who have listened to the histories of thousands of sexual assault survivors, we know that making a public disclosure of sexual assault can be an extremely difficult thing to do. We also know that the majority of survivors either delay giving a disclosure or in many cases never disclose. As a professional nursing organization representing more than 4,300 nurses who provide specialized care to patients who are victims of violence and trauma, the International Association of Forensic Nurses is asking healthcare providers, policy makers, and members of the public to treat all survivors in a trauma-informed manner.  Read more:

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