§ 695 Short Title
§ 695-A Definitions
§ 695-B Authorization of Programs
§ 695-C Technical Assistance
§ 695-E Assistance of Other Agencies

Terms Used In New York Laws > Public Health > Article 6-A

  • Client: means any person seeking or receiving the services of a rape crisis counselor for the purpose of securing counseling or assistance concerning any sex offense, sexual abuse, incest, or attempt to commit a sex offense, sexual abuse, or incest. See N.Y. Public Health Law 695-A
  • Community support system: means a system of service providers in a community designed to meet the needs of a victim of a sex offense, sexual abuse or incest. See N.Y. Public Health Law 695-A
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Counseling: means individual communication and interaction which helps the client make choices and act upon those choices, provided to a client concerning any sex offense, sexual abuse, incest, or attempt to commit a sex offense, sexual abuse, or incest. See N.Y. Public Health Law 695-A
  • Hotline: means twenty-four-hour access to rape crisis intervention and prevention services including telephone hotline and telephone counseling capabilities. See N.Y. Public Health Law 695-A
  • Recruitment and training programs: means programs designed to recruit and train staff or volunteers in a rape crisis intervention and prevention program as well as training or education to other agencies participating in a community support system. See N.Y. Public Health Law 695-A
  • Referral: means referral to and assistance with medical services and services of criminal justice agencies, mental health agencies, or other entities providing related services. See N.Y. Public Health Law 695-A