VAWnet, The National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women
This 30 minute online learning tool is adapted from the Applied Research Paper, Marital Rape: New research and directions by Raquel Kennedy Bergen. Participants will learn the definition, risk factors, and effects of marital rape and will be able to identify potential intervention strategies.
Jennifer Grove for VAWnet, the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women
Jennifer Grove of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center interviews Kimberly Lonsway, Research Director for the non-profit organization End Violence Against Women International. Lonsway earned her PhD in the department of psychology at the University of Illionis-Urbana Champaign. She is the lead author on the VAWnet Applied Research paper: Rape Prevention and Risk Reduction: Review of the Research Literature for Practitioners.
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.
This online course offers interactive learning features and expert interviews, leading individuals working to end violence through an explanation of leading principles on violence prevention. The course breaks down components of violence including the economic burdens of violence, child maltreatment, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and youth violence.
U.S. Department of Justice National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
This seminar includes presentations by Dr. Jeffrey Edleson, University of Minnesota, Dr. Taryn Lindhorst, University of Washington, and Ms. Sudha Shetty, University of Minnesota. It explores international child abduction cases involving domestic violence. Presenters discuss their experiences in researching these cases and advocating for mothers' rights in court.
In this podcast, Prevent Connect's David Lee interviews Jennifer Middlebrooks, Acting Team Lead of the Health Communication and Education Team of the Division of Violence Prevention. They discuss the CDC's newly released online course " Principles of Prevention." This free online course features interviews with leading experts in the field, dynamic graphics, interactive exercises and compelling storytelling that makes the case for violence prevention. (10 min)
This webinar recording provides information about forensic DNA testing process and how forensic DNA profiles are generated from evidence and matched through the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS). Hear how CODIS functions in forensic crime laboratories in the United States, its architecture, and eligibility requirements for DNA samples (offender, crime scene, missing persons), and learn about the various types of DNA analysis that can be performed by crime labs.
This webinar recording aims to increase understanding about the role Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) play in the proper collection of forensic evidence and in providing a supportive and empowering response to survivors. Participants will learn about how SANEs increase the probability of obtaining probative DNA evidence while minimizing trauma for survivors and how the involvement of SANEs increase prosecution rates.
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