What is a Rape Crisis Advocate?
  • A person to answer questions and will respond to the hospital with you to act as a support person during the exam

  • An active listener and support system to help the victim process emotions 

  • A liaison for the victim with family and/or other supports

  • A representative of a crisis program can refer her/him to counseling and other support services

  • Listen and provide support to victims in crisis and/or in need of information

  • Conduct seminars that educate the public about sexual assault violence prevention  
     

  • Provide information that educates the public about the dynamics of sexual assault and dispels myths and misconceptions about sexual violence and promoting social change

  • Offer prevention education to help eliminate sexual violence