The National Children's Advocacy Center

Judge Charles B. Schudson discusses the history of children in America's courts and the potential for making courts safe for children.  Exploring the law of competency and hearsay, he addresses whether children may testify, and whether professionals and others may testify about what children told them. * must register

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape and the Pennsylvania Department of Aging

The following is a multimedia curriculum created to promote community partnerships in combating elder sexual abuse.

United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)
2008

Women on the Frontline is a video documentary series that shines a light on violence against women and girls. The series takes the viewer to homes, villages and cities around the world where a largely unreported war against females is being waged. Example of what the series include: Nepal, where thousands of women are trafficked each year; Turkey, where killing in the name of honour continues; and Mauritania, where women who have been raped may go to prison.

Andres Villaveces, PREVENT, University of North Carolina

This slideshow presentation helps participants  to identify and evaluate the best sources of information (or evidence) on which to base intervention decisions and prevention activities.

Prevention Pathways, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)

Each year, more than 500,000 non-fatal violent crimes are committed against women. These crimes include sexual assault, rape, intimate partner violence, and elder abuse. Many of these crimes involve the use of alcohol or other drugs. The course describes these "hidden problems" and identifies risk factors, screening and assessment tools, prevention and intervention strategies, tools for clients, and legal issues.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP): Prevention Pathways
2004

This 11-module online course discusses substance abuse, violence against women, the connection between the two, signs and symptoms, myths, how to see if a problem exists, as well as prevention, treatment and legal options.

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