The Statewide SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) Advisory Committee is a statewide group coordinated by FCASV and comprised of representatives from a broad range of disciplines whose work brings them into contact with rape survivors. The committee works to assess and improve Florida’s response to survivors of sexual violence at the state and local level. In the 2015-2016 year, FCASV commenced a special session of the Statewide SART, focusing its efforts exclusively on sexual assault forensic exam program administration and management.
Membership for the 2015-2016 year was comprised of experts who manage and administer forensic exam programs that are led by certified rape crisis programs. FCASV commends the hard work and dedication of the Statewide SART members. The recommendations developed by the Statewide SART are intended to communicate best practices amongst forensic exam programs.
We encourage policy makers and community leaders to enact these recommendations and share these resources in order to provide victims of sexual violence the response they deserve and the services they need to overcome the trauma of rape.
To download and read the full recommendations, click below.