The self-guided program, called, "Building Hope and Resiliency: Addressing the Effects of Sexual Assault," can be completed at the user's pace and features information about coping mechanisms, practical relaxation exercises, definitions, links to resources and referrals for ongoing support.
Research shows that some service members, including cadets and midshipmen, have experienced sexual abuse or sexual assault prior to joining the military. According to the DoD fiscal year 2016 Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military, approximately 10 percent, or 556 reports, of total service member victim reports involved incidents that occurred prior to military service.”
Date of Article: 13 JUN 2017
Article Link: http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=101021