Section 1: What every clinic worker needs to know.
Presents the global burden of sexual assault, how cultural beliefs affect sexual assault survivors, common myths regarding sexual assault, and universal human rights of survivors.
Section 2: Responsibilities of non-medical clinic staff.
Gives non-medical staff like receptionists, cleaning staff, drivers, security personnel, and logisticians a basic understanding of the public health consequences of sexual assault and what they can do to ensure survivors’ access to services.
Section 3: Direct patient care.
Provides health care professionals detailed information on how to receive a sexual assault survivor, take the patient’s history, perform a physical exam, and provide treatment and disease prevention and follow-up care. Separate sections cover caring for child and male survivors.
Section 4: Preparing your clinic.
Helps clinicians and managers assessing their clinic’s resources, organize staff and materials needed to care for survivors, and map their referral network.
Section 5: Collecting forensic evidence.
Provides an introduction to forensic evidence collection, how to incorporate it into patient care, and specific information on collecting and storing samples.
At the end of the DVD is a resource section with the Facilitator’s Guide, knowledge assessment and technical resources.
Note: Sections 3 and 5 contain graphic medical imagery of genitalia and highly emotional video scenes.