Just Detention International
2013

This JDI webinar covers the juvenile detention system, focusing on the crisis of sexual abuse facing youth detainees. Expert presenters review the offenses that most often result in the incarceration of young people, and the types of facilities that are used to detain them. The session also looks at the newly released Prison Rape Elimination Act standards, which apply to youth facilities.

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Ali Mailen Perrotto for VAWnet, the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women
2013

In this podcast, the advocate consultant of the VAWnet Applied Research Paper titled Using Policies to Promote Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: What is Working? shares her thoughts on the research, trends, and recommendations discussed in the document.

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Just Detention International
2013

This session review the obstacles to providing victim services in such facilities, such as the high levels of need among inmates. Expert speakers present on how to conduct hospital accompaniments, handle hotline calls, and deliver vital in-person services. The webinar also reviews the new opportunities to expand inmate services afforded by the Prison Rape Elimination Act standards, which are binding on jails nationwide.

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Just Detention International
2013

The session reviews the obstacles to providing victim services in such facilities, chief among them a lack of resources and trained crisis counselors. Expert speakers give advice on best practices to delivering vital services in isolated settings, covering hospital accompaniments, confidential reporting, and hotline calls. The webinar also reviews the new opportunities to expand inmate services afforded by the Prison Rape Elimination Act standards, which are binding on jails nationwide.

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Just Detention International
2012

JDI's first recorded webinar in a three part series offers an understanding of the crisis of sexual violence in prison and how advocates can help inmates who have survived this abuse. It also provides a summary of the new opportunities for expanding services behind bars resulting from the recently issued Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) national standards. (1 hour 38 minutes)

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PA Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
2012

Advocates Miguel Morfa and Kimber Nicoletti discuss their anti-sexual-violence work with Latin@ communities during an October 2012 training. Miguel is a direct service counselor at Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania. Kimber is the director of Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA) at Purdue University in Indiana. (6:34 min)

Ali Perrotto for VAWnet, the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women
2012

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On this podcast, Karen Baker, the advocate consultant for the VAWnet Applied Research Paper titled Changing Perceptions of Sexual Violence Over Time, discusses her reflections on the content of the paper.

Deanna Zandt for Women, Action, & the Media (WAM!)
2012

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Every year as part of Women, Action and the Media’s WAM! It Yourself Week, I provide a free 1-hour introduction to editing Wikipedia as part of the effort to close the gender gap. Over 80% of Wikipedia’s editors are men, and we’re not capturing the full breadth of our collective experiences there by having only one gender contribute most of the content. (WAM)

Devlin O'Donnell for WCSAP
2011

The presenter of the webinar shares services that are available to students on a college campus, unique reporting options, challenges and issues pertinent to college students and those advocating for them, and how a local sexual assault program has developed an ongoing relationship with a university in the area.

Virginia Department of Health, Division for Injury and Violence Prevention

This online course discusses statutory sexual assault and coercion in the state of Virginia.  It discusses related laws and legal issues, information perpetrators and victims of statutory sexual assault, and health outcomes and consequences.

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