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Considerations for Conducting Research and Evaluation with Sexual Assault Survivors

Presenter: Jessica Shaw, Ph.D. is trained as a community psychologist with specializations in evaluation, and organizational change and development. Dr. Shaw’s research focuses on improving community and system responses to sexual assault by relying on researcher-practitioner partnerships to facilitate empirically-informed, sustainable change.



  1. Discuss the value and role of collecting data from sexual assault survivors in research and evaluation on the response to sexual assault.
  2. Review existing research on sexual assault and trauma survivors’ experiences participating in research.
  3. List and discuss key decisions and considerations in designing and implementing a research or evaluation project that may include data collection with sexual assault survivors.

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