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Explain how you can find definitions of sex offenses in your state.
To find definitions of sexual offenses in your specific state, refer to the criminal code or penal code.
Define the term sexual battery.
Sexual battery refers to any touching of intimate parts against a person's will or upon a person younger than a specified age, with the intended sexual gratification of either party.
Name three cultural influences that encourage or create tolerance for sexual assault.
Any three of the following cultural influences encourage or create tolerance for sexual assault: popular media, music, casual conversation, and male-dominant cultural norms.
Name three characteristics of the drug Rohypnol.
The characteristics of the drug rohypnol are: odorless, tasteless, and colorless when added to beverages, prescription as a sleep aid, and it comes in the form of a small white tablet with the word ROCHE on it.
Name three typical characteristics of a sexual aggressor.
Three typical characteristics of a sexual aggressor are low socialization and responsibility, non-conformity, and impulsive behavior.
List five symptoms of Rape Trauma Syndrome for female victims.
Five symptoms of Rape Trauma Syndrome for female victims are fear, helplessness, shock, disbelief, and guilt.
List three symptoms of Rape Trauma Syndrome for male victims.
Three symptoms of Rape Trauma Syndrome for male victims are depression, flashbacks, and visualized planned retaliation against the aggressors.
Describe how a victim should store the clothing worn during a rape.
The victim should store her clothing and any bedding materials in a paper bag.
List four resources that a victim can turn to for help in recovering from the trauma of rape.
Four resources that a victim can use for help in recovering from a trauma or rape are treatment for post-traumatic stress (short-term and long-term), specialized advocacy or help groups, the District Attorney's office, and public or private school officials.
Name three strategies you can take to be safer as you walk or travel.
Three strategies you can use to be safer as you walk or travel are to use dependable safety escorts or shuttles when available, always observe your surroundings, and avoid isolated areas.
How can a value system protect you from a sexual assault?
A value system can protect you from a sexual assault just by showing the suspects you know and can identify your values quickly and confidently.
List four resources in your community that can help train you to avoid sexual assault.
Four resources in your community that can help train you to avoid sexual assaults are friends and family, rape crisis centers, police agencies, and women's centers.