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.

Produced by The New England Adolescent Research Institute Inc. (NEARI) and sponsored by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)
2011

This 1-2 hour online course was written by Joan Tabachnick, produced by The New England Adolescent Research Institute Inc. (NEARI) and sponsored by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC). It is based on the NSVRC publication of the same name. This course provides the basics for how to encourage friends and family to deter and possibly prevent sexual violence. A certificate of completion for 1 hour of course work is available.

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)

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.

NSVRC
2014

In this course victim service professionals will review trauma-informed practices for working with children surviving sexual abuse, learn role-specific recommendations for working with these children, and identify new ideas for collaborating with other professionals.

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.

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.

National Center for Child Traumatic Stress
2013

In this webinar recording the presenter discusses the effects of polyvictimization as it relates to LGBTQ youth and adults.

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)

Vera Institute
2011

Chitra Raghavan discusses the topic of sexual coercion, helping to define sexual violence within intimate relationships. Concepts such as relationship status, negotiations for intimacy, and common features in intimate sexual aggression.  These common features include manipulation, use of force, and blackmail.

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