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Sexual Misconduct: Resources for Healing

This research guide provides resources on sexual misconduct with a focus on behavior perpetrated by faculty and clergy. Some resources are available through PLNU's Ryan Library and require a username and password from a current student, s

Resources for Survivors of Sexual Harassment and Assault

RAINN: Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (n.d.). Retrieved from  

  • The nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization.


RAINN. (n.d.). The Criminal Justice System: Statistics. Retrieved from

  • Out of Every 1000 Rapes, 994 Perpetrators Will Walk Free”
  • “The Majority of Sexual Assaults Are Not Reported to the Police”


RAINN. (n.d.). Victims of Sexual Violence: Statistics. Retrieved from


Take Back the Night. 2016.

  • The Take Back The Night Foundation came together when our early event holders united in the the 2000’s with the intent of forming a hub for information sharing, resources and support for both survivors and event holders.


Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute. (2014). Retrieved from

  • Offers intervention strategies, exercises, workbooks, and activities on anxiety and how to respond. Views anxiety as a natural alarm system. Their workshops address crisis response, critical incident debriefing, trauma and resolving impact.


‚ÄčSmith, A.(n. d.). Keep Watch. Retrieved from

  • A blog by Amy Smith, a victim’s rights advocate
  • This blog published a letter by a victim of sexual assault by megachurch pastor Andy Savage, which led an investigation into his conduct and his confession of wrongdoing


SNAP: Survivors’ Network of those Abused by Priests. (n. d.). Retrieved from


Title IX Blog. (n. d.). Retrieved from

  • “An interdisciplinary resource for news, legal developments, commentary, and scholarship about Title IX, the Federal statute prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex in federally funded schools.”