History

2020We changed our name to Harborview Abuse & Trauma Center (HATC).
2017Harborview developed WASafe.org website for medical providers and victims of sexual assault. Website resources include WA State medical sexual assault guidelines as well as links to sexual assault medical/forensic resources and training opportunities.
2015Harborview developed Athletes as Leaders program for high school athletes on girls’ sports teams.
2009- 2016Harborview SANE program expanded to include Swedish First Hill; Seattle Children’s medical Center; and UWMC.
2006Awarded funding to provide statewide CBT+ training through the Department of Behavioral Health Resources (DBHR). Training has been ongoing since 2006
2006Designated as a King County Crime Victim Service Center. Harborview provides victim centered services to victims of crime.
2000Harborview Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program was developed.
1998Awarded the statewide Foster Care Assessment Program by DSHS.
1997Developed training content for the Statewide Investigation and Interview Training in conjunction with the Criminal Justice Training Commission and DSHS.
1997Accredited as a Community Sexual Assault Program through the Office of Crime Victims Advocacy. Accreditation has been on-going since initial accreditation.
1995Received funding for providing crime related traumatic stress counseling
1988Statewide Medical Training Program was developed. The Medical Training Program has been in continued existence through various states, federal and local funds
1980Served as one of five National Training Institutes on establishing community services for sexually abused children.
1973The Center was one of the first programs in the country to respond to the needs of sexual assault victims. The program initially addressed the emergency needs of rape victims.