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Developing a Prototype of an Internet-based Decision Aid to Assist Student Survivors of Sexual Assault at Colleges and Universities with Making Informed Choices about Seeking Care and Pursuing Justice in Real-time.

Abstract Sexual assault at colleges and universities in the United States is a significant health and human rights issue that impacts somewhere between one-in-four and one-in-five students. Despite the alarmingly high burden, overall rates of disclosing to crisis, health, and victim services, and reporting to schools and law enforcement remain low. In order to buffer students from associated short- and long-term harm, and help them reestablish safety and pursue justice, empirically-supported, innovative, and trauma-informed secondary prevention strategies are needed. To address this pressing issue, the current study used a trauma-informed, feminist community research approach to develop and design a prototype of an internet-based decision aid specif... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Villegas-Gold, Michelle Leigh (Author) / Hurtado, Ana Magdalena (Advisor) / Gaughan, Monica (Advisor) / Durfee, Alesha (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Public health / Women's studies / Colleges and Universities / Decision Aids / eHealth / Informed Decision Making / Sexual Assault / Sexual Violence
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 204 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Global Health 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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