PreventConnect
2011

Dr Elizabeth Miller discusses her work addressing reproductive coercion in intimate relationships.  She discusses the scope of the issue, primary prevention of this form of intimate partner violence, and the connections between sexual violence prevention, intimate partner violence prevention, & the reproductive health movement.  The recording emphasizes reproductive autonomy as essential to the primary prevention of sexual violence.

True Child, Inc.
2011

New training addresses gender norms and the impact on reproductive health and justice issues.  Includes discussion of individual risk and societal vulnerability to HIV due to gender norms and stereotypes.

National Scientific Council on the Developing Child and the National Forum on Early Childhood Policy and Programs
2010

Produced by the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, the 7-minute video summarizes findings from the report, “The Foundations of Lifelong Health Are Built in Early Childhood." The report proposes a new framework for improving lifelong physical and mental health promotion and disease prevention by reducing hardships (or stressors) experienced by young children. (CDC)

michael munson and Loree Cook-Daniels of Forge Forward
2010

This webinar offers strategies for service providers to expand their comptency in serving transgender youth.  The presenters provide an overview of the prevalence of violence in the transgender community, the increased risks for this population, and universal solutions to challenges in serving transgender individuals.

Moderator: Carrie Mulford, Ph.D., Social Science Analyst, National Institute of Justice
2010

This expert chat webinar features a panel discussion on prevention and intervention research addressing adolescent relationship abuse.  Panelists discuss programs and practices currently in place to address abusive, coercive, and manipulative behaviors prevalent in teen dating relationships. **Registration is required.**

National Center for Victims of Crime
2010

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.

National Center for Victims of Crime
2010

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.

Government Innovators Network for the Harvard Kennedy School, Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation
2008

This online event examined how law enforcement can work with SAFE's in order to collect sufficient evidence and provide quality care to the victim.  The panel discussed the importance of DNA collection and non-contamination, legal considerations, and the VAWA (Violence Against Women Act) requirement for states to provide free forensic exams to sexual assault victims who choose not to report the assault to law enforcement. * Registration is required.

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.

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