April 2022 Bar Bulletin
By Mary Ellen Stone
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The King County Sexual Assault Resource Center (KCSARC) urges those who work within the legal system to ask themselves what they can do to be more trauma-informed in their role.
Let’s start by acknowledging that survivors of sexual assault are facing the most difficult time of their lives beyond the assault itself.
Each survivor — whether an adult, young person or child — is unique, and has individual needs. With immediate and ongoing support, it is possible to recover from the physical, emotional, and other devastating impacts of sexual assault. As the largest independent nonprofit provider of sexual...