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Especially for SANE Program Managers

The SAFEta source web site is designed for multidisciplinary team members who are caring for victims of sexual assault. Although all areas of the site are accessible, there are certain areas of the site that may have more appeal to specific disciplines. The following resources may be useful to program managers and coordinators who are running SANE Programs.  

NEW Resources!

Strengthening health systems to respond to women subjected to intimate partner violence or sexual violence: A manual for health managers. A new tool from the World Health Organization. 

SANE Program Development and Operation Guide 

The Office for Victims of Crime is pleased to announce the SANE Program Development and Operation Guide.

  • Available Online so the Guide can be continually updated with new resources.
  • Mobile optimized for easy access via tablet or smartphone.
  • Fully updated with new research and innovative practices.
  • All the latest information you need to create a new SANE program or enhance an existing one.
  • Reorganized around 5 key principles: trauma-informed, patient-centered care, multidisciplinary approach, community uniqueness, and evidence-based practice.

Check out the Guide to see how it can help improve your SANE program and ensure that all sexual assault victims receive the highest standard of patient-centered care.


Read the Guide online.


More resources for SANE Program Managers

Vicarious Trauma Toolkit from OVC


What do sexual assault cases look like in our community? A SART Coordinator's Guidebook for Case File review.  A step by step guide for SART Coordinators.  From SVJI@MNCASA.  Find it HERE

Just added: Webinars for SANE Program Managers


Examination Payment Resources

General Management Resources

  • NEW!  Leadership Video Blog for Program Managers from National Children's Alliance (NCA) 
  • Often hospital based SANE programs may have access to management training that is offered through hospital education departments.  These are often free to employees, and can assist the new manager through the facility process for starting a new program as well as allow the new manager some valuable education in management skills.  Check with your hospital education department for information on those resources.    
  • SANE Program Readiness Assessment Tool 
  • Management resources from NSVRC (National Sexual Violence Resource Center) SANE Sustainability Project: download .pdf  
  • Evidence Storage for SANE Programs.
  • Victim Rights Law Center Jurisdiction-Specific Guides: Privacy Laws Impacting Survivors
  • NSVRC Data Analysis Series of four courses designed to walk you through the steps needed to get the best information from your evaluation surveys.

Program Sustainability Resources

  • The NSVRC SANE Sustainability project, a project funded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice (OVW DOJ), offers an on line application for programs who are in all stages of growth and development.  The sustainability app is  a MUST HAVE for new program managers!  NSVRC's SANE Sustainability App
  • Check out the additional SANE Program Sustainability resources on this website in the Sustainability section.

SANE Program Expansion Webinar

There may come a time in the evolution of a SANE Program, where consideration is given to expanding forensic healthcare services offered to include a wider range of patient populations.  Considering program expansion should be done in a measured process, to assure facility support, program staff support and community support.

The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this webinar are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

Webinar FAQs

Are CE credits offered?

No, credit is not offered for this recorded online event. However once the webinar is completed a certificate of attendance can be obtained.  

How is the certificate of attendance obtained?

Simply register to watch this video through the FREE form below, watch the video on the next page, and then complete the follow-up evaluation. Please DO NOT share a the direct link of the video. We need to track who watches the video due to our grant funding requirements.

How long is the video?

The Sane Program Expansion video is 1 hour and 9 minutes.

I'm having technical trouble, where can I find help?

Contact us at We'd be happy to help!


Register using the form below and get started on this online course today!


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