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Standards For Providing Services To
Victims of Sexual Assault

NJ Attorney General Standards For Providing Services to Victims of Sexual Assault

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION  
ii

SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE TEAM (SART) OVERVIEW  
1

DEFINITIONS  
2

STANDARDS  
5

  Standard 1: CONFIDENTIAL SEXUAL ASSAULT ADVOCACY  
5

  Standard 2: LAW ENFORCEMENT  
7

  Standard 3: STANDARDIZED SEXUAL ASSAULT
  MEDICAL FORENSIC EXAM AND TREATMENT  
11

  Standard 4: SAFE KITS  
14

  Standard 5: EXAMINATION FACILITIES  
17

  Standard 6: SPECIALIZED SERVICES FOR CHILD
  AND ADOLESCENT VICTIMS  
20

  Standard 7: SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR
  VULNERABLE POPULATIONS  
21

  Standard 8: DISCHARGE AND REFERRAL INFORMATION  
24

  Standard 9: ASSESSMENT OF SART SERVICES
  BY VICTIMS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS  
25

  Standard 10: PROSECUTION  
26

  Standard 11: SART TEAM TRAINING  
28

  Standard 12: COUNTY SART ADVISORY BOARDS  
29

  Standard 13: STATEWIDE SART ADVISORY BOARD  
31

  Standard 14: SART COMPLAINT PROCEDURES  
33

APPENDICIES  
A-1

I. RELEVANT AGENCIES  
A-2

II. SEXUAL OFFENSES  
A-5

III. SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIM’S RIGHT TO
  A CONFIDENTIAL SEXUAL VIOLENCE ADVOCATE  
A-10

IV. VICTIM-COUNSELOR PRIVILEGE FOR
  CONFIDENTIAL SEXUAL VIOLENCE ADVOCATES  
A-11

V. SEXUAL ASSAULT OF MILITARY PERSONNEL  
A-12

VI. MINOR SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS’ RIGHT TO CONSENT TO
  MEDICAL CARE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT MEDICAL
  FORENSIC EXAMINATIONS  
A-14

VII. MANDATORY CHILD ABUSE REPORTING  
A-16

VIII. STANDARDS FOR SERVICES TO CRIME VICTIMS  
A-17

IX. STATEWIDE FORENSIC NURSE EXAMINER LEGISLATION  
A-22

X. SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE TEAM LEGISLATION  
A-25

XI. PROTECTION ORDERS FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS  
A-26

XII. SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVOR PROTECTION ACT (SASPA)  
A-28

XIII. ATTORNEY GENERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT DIRECTIVE
  NO. 2011-1 – REVISION  
A-32

XIV. FEEDBACK FORM  
A-38

XV. COUNTY SART ACTIVATION MEMBER SURVEY  
A-41

XVI. SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE TEAM (SART)
  ACTIVATION PROCESS SCRIPT  
A-43

XVII. STATEWIDE AND GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES  
A-45

XVIII. FORENSIC NURSING PROGRAMS BY COUNTY  
A-47

XIX. VICTIM WITNESS ADVOCACY OFFICES BY COUNTY  
A-49

XX. CONFIDENTIAL SEXUAL VIOLENCE SERVICES
  ORGANIZATIONS BY COUNTY  
A-51

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