We revisit CapRadio’s After the Assault podcast, which explores what survivors experience in the aftermath of sexual violence, from barriers to the reluctance to report, how it impacts the brain, and how best to be an ally and offer support.
- Rev. Elaine Whitefeather explains why people of color and trans communities are more reluctant to report sexual assault, along with the systemic and cultural barriers that keep some silent about their assault.
- Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine, Dr. Emily Dworkin, explains living with the trauma of sexual assault and how survivors find resources, support, and build resilience
- Trauma educator, advocate, and host of That's a MindFULL! Podcast, Marianne Candela breaks down the lasting impacts that sexual violence has on brain function.
- ValorUs former Communications Manager Carissa Gutierrez explains how to be an ally for a survivor of sexual assault without expectations, offering advice on how to best offer support loved ones through trauma while also taking care of yourself.