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1

Rape - is it a legal term?

Yes

2

What is non-contact sexual abuse?

Includes threatened sexual violence, exhibitionism, etc.

3

The effects of child abuse can last a lifetime. T/F?

True!

4

Help those who have been assaulted - if in the ER, be their support. They are a priority (but don't have them wash up until swabs are taken!) T/F?

True!

5

Instead of alleged, use ___.
Instead of refused, use ___.
Instead of intercourse, use ___.
Instead of in no acute distress, use ____.

Instead of alleged, use reported.
Instead of refused, use declined.
Instead of intercourse, use penetration.
Instead of in no acute distress, describe the behavior.

6

What are the two phases of rape trauma syndrome?

Acute Phase - begins immediately after the crisis.
Then, it occurs as long as two weeks after - but can have lasting effects for years.
(So, acute and long-term)

7

Rape Trauma Syndrome - similar to..

PTSD

8

What are some short term goals for rape victims?

Hand needs in ER before leaving, state results of exam, give needed information, give a list of counselors, etc.

9

Long Term Rape Goals -

find ongoing support, be happy again with self and sex, etc.

10

Should someone stay with the sexual assault victim?

YES. It gives them someone to moderate.