National Sexual Violence Resource Center
2013

This recorded web presentation will help advocates and allied victim service professionals identify some of the ways in which people with communication disabilities may relay messages, both verbally and non-verbally, and will highlight some techniques and technologies that can help bridge the language gap in order to provide quality sexual violence services. (27 minutes)

 

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
2013

A website created by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides survivor stories, information, and access to resources related to Military Sexual Trauma (MST). The site emphasizes personalized resources based on individual needs and qualities and the ability to help connect with other veterans who have had similar experiences.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center
2013

This recorded webinar discusses the challenging dynamics of supporting a child's resiliency after experiencing sexual violence by a family member. It reviews ways that anti-sexual violence advocates and allied professionals  to the unique needs of children and families while nurturing resiliency. Log in is required.

Office for Victims of Crime
2013

OVC provides a page of videos and resources discussing the role and impact of trauma from violence in the lives of children who have experienced victimization. These resources focus on increasing capacity to identify, respond to and treat this trauma in children.

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Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs
2010

The goal of this training is to increase understanding of child development and child sexual abuse issues.  Lucy Berliner offers information on child development specific to youth ages 13-18, discussing how a deeper understanding of developmental stages will aid in providing quality advocacy services.

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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

This JDI webinar offers information for community service providers on responding effectively to sexual assault in prison. The presenters emphasize the practical skills needed both to develop services for prisoner rape survivors and to build lasting partnerships between rape crisis organizations and corrections agencies.

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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)

National Institute of Corrections
2012

(3-hours) The National Institute of Corrections held a broadcast titled "Health, Justice, Women: Transforming Systems - Changing Lives" in August, 2012. Topics include research, strategies, and resources designed to effect health care practices used with justice-involved women.

Office for Victims of Crime
2012

This training, Ethics in Victim Services, explores common ethical conflicts and how to apply ethical standards and decisionmaking to resolve them. The participants will learn information and skills related to values and responses to victims, ethics in victim services, and standard decisionmaking process.

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