Establishing the Connection
The study was undertaken by the Australian Institute of Family Studies, in partnership with the Centres Against Sexual Assault (CASA) Forum and alcohol and other drug service provider UnitingCare ReGen, and funded by Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety (ANROWS).
This paper summarises key findings from 'Establishing the Connection', a Victorian study that explored the complex intersections between alcohol and other drug use and the severity of, or vulnerability to, sexual violence and revictimisation, in order to build the capacity of the alcohol and other drug and sexual assault sectors to respond more effectively to the needs of individuals affected by sexual violence.
This report was authored by AIFS staff and published by ANROWS
Examines the intersections between alcohol and other drug (AOD) use and sexual victimisation and trauma and their support sectors.
This paper establishes the current state of knowledge on the association between alcohol and drug use and sexual violence.
These guidelines have been developed to build the capacity of workers in the sexual assault and alcohol and other drug sectors to support clients.
This AIFS book explore some of the complexities of the child and family issues facing those working in social policy and legal systems