Advocates, mental health professionals and others who work with survivors of sexual violence will find links on the right to helpful information and resources on a variety of topics related to providing effective responses to survivors, including medical and legal advocacy, trauma-informed care, and recommendations for best practices.

OAESV provides support, consultation, training and technical assistance to professionals on providing effective responses to survivors.  For more information, please contact Becky Perkins, Statewide Outreach Manager, at 216-658-1381or 888-886-8388, or email her


Annual Needs & Resources Assessment

Each year, OAESV conducts a Needs & Resources Assessment (NARA), which is completed by Prevention Specialists, Advocates, and Allied Professionals across Ohio.  To read a summary of NARA results:

2013 NARA Results

2012 NARA Results