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We Believe You is a podcast for survivors of interpersonal violence focused on advocacy, resources, and healing around interpersonal trauma Each episode will focus on some of the common issues both primary and secondary survivors face. The show is hosted by the advocate team of the Women and Gender Advocacy Center at Colorado State University.

S03 Episode 1: Recommendation Show 3

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S03 Episode 1: Recommendation Show 3

This is the kick off for season 3 and our seasonal recommendation show. And we have some great recs for you this time around including Victims No Longer, The Urgency of Intersectionality, Not That Bad, Live Awake App.
We love feedback! Please reach out to us and let us know what you think about the podcast. Our email is wgac@colostate.edu. For more of our content check out our website at www.wgac.colostate.edu. And if you need to talk to an advocate please call our VAT Hotline (24/7) at (970) 492-4242.

S03 Episode 2: Law Enforcement Reporting

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S03 Episode 2: Law Enforcement Reporting

This is part one of our discussion on reporting options, and in this episode you’ll hear Victoria getting into what you should know about reporting to law enforcement. We will walk you through some of the barriers and common questions about this type of reporting. And this episode includes an interview with from Britta Clay, a Victim Advocate for the Fort Collins Police Department.
We love feedback! Please reach out to us and let us know what you think about the podcast. Our email is wgac@colostate.edu. For more of our content check out our website at www.wgac.colostate.edu. And if you need to talk to an advocate please call our VAT Hotline (24/7) at (970) 492-4242.

S03 Episode 3: University Reporting

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S03 Episode 3: University Reporting

This episode is part 2 of our 3 part discussion on reporting options. In this episode Jessica discusses what to know about reporting to the university, which is an option when your abuser is a student or employee at your institution. Resources named in this episode: Colorado State University Student Code of Conduct, Support & Safety Assessment, Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO)
We love feedback! Please reach out to us and let us know what you think about the podcast. Our email is wgac@colostate.edu. For more of our content check out our website at www.wgac.colostate.edu. And if you need to talk to an advocate please call our VAT Hotline (24/7) at (970) 492-4242.

S03 Episode 4: Reporting Stories

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S03 Episode 4: Reporting Stories

This episode will be dedicated in its entirety to survivor’s experiences of reporting. Remember, each survivors experience in different and unique. If you are thinking about reporting, the issues discussed here are just some of the things that you might consider, but it doesn’t mean that your experience will be better or worse than what these individuals describe.
We love feedback! Please reach out to us and let us know what you think about the podcast. Our email is wgac@colostate.edu. For more of our content check out our website at www.wgac.colostate.edu. And if you need to talk to an advocate please call our VAT Hotline (24/7) at (970) 492-4242.

S03 Episode 5: Stalking

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S03 Episode 5: Stalking

In this episode Casey explores the topic of stalking. We talk about some foundational pieces, like, definitions and statistics. We explore some warning signs to pay attention to. And finally we provide some tips for what to do if you think this is happening to you or a friend of yours.
We love feedback! Please reach out to us and let us know what you think about the podcast. Our email is wgac@colostate.edu. For more of our content check out our website at www.wgac.colostate.edu. And if you need to talk to an advocate please call our VAT Hotline (24/7) at (970) 492-4242.

S03 Episode 6: Barriers to Service: Male Survivors

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S03 Episode 6: Barriers to Service: Male Survivors

This episode discusses some of the challenges and barriers male survivors face when seeking support and coming to terms with their traumatic experiences, as well as some of the ways that men tend to cope with their experiences of abuse. Resources named in this episode: Victims No Longer by Mike Lew, 1in6.org, Men in the Movement.
We love feedback! Please reach out to us and let us know what you think about the podcast. Our email is wgac@colostate.edu. For more of our content check out our website at www.wgac.colostate.edu. And if you need to talk to an advocate please call our VAT Hotline (24/7) at (970) 492-4242.

S03 Episode 7: Forgiveness

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S03 Episode 7: Forgiveness

Many survivors we work with name forgiveness as a complicated and challenging journey with a whole bunch of questions attached to it. It is important to talk about this idea because of how often it comes up for survivors. Throughout this episode, you will hear voices of real survivors and their personal experiences with forgiveness, and Victoria will talk you through some considerations of forgiveness and its role in the healing process.
We love feedback! Please reach out to us and let us know what you think about the podcast. Our email is wgac@colostate.edu. For more of our content check out our website at www.wgac.colostate.edu. And if you need to talk to an advocate please call our VAT Hotline (24/7) at (970) 492-4242.