Consultation Services

Let us help you to improve your practice
“The term “Institutional Betrayal” refers to wrongdoings perpetrated by an institution upon individuals dependent on that institution,
including failure to prevent or respond supportively to wrongdoings by individuals
(e.g. sexual assault) committed within the context of the institution.”
-Dr. Jennifer Freyd

Improving Service Delivery:

  • Decreases the possibility of Secondary Victimization
  • Decreases the possibility of Institutional Betrayal
  • Decreases liability
  • Increases staff and volunteer health- thus increases more quality services to victims and their families

Consultation possibilities include:
·Agency assessment and audit
·Staff/ Volunteer and Leadership training
·Policy/ Procedure and Protocol assessment and recommendation
·Review of ongoing and completed criminal & administrative investigations
·Consult with criminal justice professionals engaged in civil and criminal litigation
·Conduct interviews of victims, witnesses and suspects;
both adult and child
·Assist in the cultivation of a trauma responsive services
·Technical Assistance
·Participation on state and national task forces and panels
·Grant Writing and Planning: local, foundation, state and federal


We have experience with both civil and governmental agencies

Consultation Clients Include:
·Law enforcement
·Prosecutors, defense attorneys and civil attorneys
·Crime victim advocates
·Shelter services
·Medical providers
·Behavioral health specialists
·Colleges and universities
·Tribal Governments and community
·International, federal, state and local agencies and organizations
·Corporations and businesses
·Schools and centers for education
·Summer Camps and other organizations that serve children
·Vacation get aways or organized outings
·Transportation companies

Pro Bono work:
·Reviewing victim cases
·Assisting with complicated experiences

We place a special emphasis on providing pro-bono work both locally and to Tribal communities.

  • Topic Areas:
  • Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence
  • Sexual Harassment and Bullying in the Work Place
  • Teen Dating Violence
  • Child Physical and Sexual Abuse
  • Assault
  • Human Trafficking
  • Homicide
  • Neurobiology of Trauma and Trauma Informed Response
  • Criminal Justice practices and protocols
  • Interview techniques of victims, witnesses and suspects,
  • Death/fatality review and investigation
  • Victim Advocacy
  • Non-profit policy making and implementation challenges
  • Critical Incident Peer Support
  • Professional Wellness, Vicarious Trauma Mitigation and Self-Care
  • Mindfulness and Response
  • Applied Intersectionality and Implicit Bias
  • Impact of pornography
  • The Culture of dating and mating
  • Toxic masculinity
  • Slut Shaming and Rape Culture
  • Grant Writing
  • Fundraising
  • Transformational Leadership

 To discuss consultation options:
russellstrand@russellstrand.com
myrastrand@russellstrand.com

NOTE:  we are continually reading/researching, always learning, always expanding our knowledge base.