(~1 hour) This interactive online course addresses the increased vulnerability to sexual violence that can occur during and after disasters. Participants will learn about the connections between oppression, sexual violence, and disasters. With case studies from Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, and examples from other recent calamities around the world, the module highlights the need for pre-planning to prevent and respond to sexual violence in future disasters.
A video discusses the issue of sexual violence and military. It incorporates the stories and voices of service members who experienced rape. In this video, the term Military Sexual Violence (MST) is defined in the video as the the official term for the psychological trauma that may result from military rape, sexual assault, or sexual harassment.
This 1.5 hour course was written by Kelly Wilt and Janine D’Anniballe, produced by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC).This course provides an overview of the neurobiological and psychological implications of sexually violent trauma and the information and skills necessary for victim service providers to provide trauma-informed services. Registration in our eCampus is required to participate in the course.
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.
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.
This webinar recording is part of the World Health Organization's Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability (VIP) State of the Art 2010 series. Presented by Rachel Jewkesof the Sexual Violence Research Initiative, the webinar discusses prevention of sexual and intimate partner violence and the health impacts as human rights issues. View the PowerPoint slides for this presenation.
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.
In this webinar presenters discuss creating safe spaces in a counseling and advocacy setting. Learn practical tips for developing a universal approach from experienced trainers and a local, Pennsylvania advocate. Handouts from the webinar on LGBT Resources and Community Agencies are also available.
This webinar recording discusses the findings of a long term research project to field an understanding of the perceptions that adults have on the topic of child sexual abuse and related issues, like sex offender management and readiness to intervene in a case of suspected abuse. Select the webcast recording by clicking on the link on the page. Registration is required.
Webinar recording of a presentation discussing research presented by Dr. Felton Earls on the concept of engaging youth in efforts to end violence. Viewing children and adolescents as competent partners in understanding, preventing, and overcoming violence.
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