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Tips for Active Listening

Resource Sharing Project

July 2020
 

Active listening is one of the most important skills we use as advocates. We may be the only person in a survivor’s life that they can speak to about their experiences of sexual violence, work through issues related to the abuse, and share ways that systems of oppression have impacted their experiences. When we actively listen to survivors we show compassion and support. This is the heart of advocacy and it won’t ever steer you wrong.

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