Program Goal: To enhance AI/AN communities’ capacity to provide high-quality, multidisciplinary services and support for adult and child victims of sexual violence.
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Longterm Outcome: A coordinated sexual violence response is available in every AI/AN community.
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INPUTS

Partnerships:
-Office for Victims of Crime
-Federal Bureau of Investigation
-Indian Health Service

3 Demonstration Sites:
-Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
-Southern Indian Health Council
-Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation

Tribal Training and Technical Assistance Provider:
-Tribal Law and Policy Institute

National Coordinators:
-Shannon May, FBI
-Beverly Cotton, IHS

Federal Advisory Committee:
-National Coordination Committee on the SANE-SART AI/AN Initiative

Evaluation Consultant:
-Eidell Wasserman
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ACTIVITIES

Partnerships:
-Identify, leverage, coordinate, and develop sexual violence resources

Demonstration Sites:
-Conduct SANE-SART community needs assessment
-Develop a strategic plan
-Develop framework for and implement coordinated community responses

TTA Provider:
-TTA to sites

National Coordinators:
-Coordinating TTA, National Coordination Committee, and Guidelines

Federal Advisory Committee:
-Provide recommendations to OVC and its partners

Evaluation Consultant:
-TTA on data collection and evaluation

Three Federal Working Groups:
-Identify challenges and solutions to enhance the response to sexual violence

Tailored SART TTA
-Customized technical assistance to Tribes for SART/ MDT development
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OUTPUTS

-Number of interdisciplinary partners that contribute to the development and execution of grant activities.

-Number of planning activities, community awareness and education activities conducted.

-Development of MOAs, protocols, policies, guidelines, procedures and tribal codes done in partnership with other key SANE-SART stakeholders.

-Number of completed Sexual Assault Forensic examination kits.

-Number of submitted Sexual Assault Forensic examination kits.

-Number of sexual assault examinations performed: adults and children.

-Total number of adult sexual assault victims served.

-Total number of child sexual abuse victims served.

-Development of best practices.
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OUTCOMES

Short Term (year 1):

-Identify current resources, challenges, gaps, and best practices for sexual violence provisions.

-Recommendations to address challenges and gaps.

Intermediate (years
2-4):

-Increased utilization of victim services

-Increased number of sexual assault examinations.

-Increased evidence kits collected.

-Increased community awareness activities.

-Increased evidence kits submitted to law enforcement.

-3 model demonstration sites.

-Development of National Guidelines to address sexual violence in AI/AN communities.

-Victims will experience increased satisfaction with the coordinated community sexual violence response.
Ongoing Evaluation