PA Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)

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)

Sandra Henriquez & Ellen Yin-Wycoff for PreventConnect

(13:01) Ambar Cristina Hanson trabaja como proveedora de adiestramiento y asistencia tecnica, para familias y comunidades sauldables en Casa de Esperanza. Lideres de CALCASA se entrevistaron con ella durante la Women of Color Network’s 2012 Llamada Nacional a la Acción Instituto y Conferencia: Empoderamiento Colectivo, Liberación Colectiva.


English Translation:

WOCN 2012 – Working with Latin@ communities to eliminate domestic violence

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

(~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.

PreventConnect in partnership with the Ms. Foundation

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The web conference recording is the first in a series on child sexual abuse prevention. Presenters in this conference discuss the power and possibilities of local, statewide and national strategies to highlight child sexual abuse prevention as foundational to sexual violence prevention efforts throughout the lifespan.

National Institute of Justice

This interactive website provides information on what is termed "CSI Theory." Aimed at aiding officers of the court, video clips discuss how to address public perceptions about criminal investigation and prosecution gained from television crime drama.

International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN)

The International Association of Forensic Nurses and the IAFN Foundation in collaboration with Seedworks Films brings you a look into the world of Forensic Nurses. This film is the first part of a series on forensic nursing. Titled "Part 1: A lens into the world of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner," this is only a snapshot of the world of Forensic Nurses. The aspects depicted in this video do not represent all the sub specialties of Forensic Nursing.

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.

Vera Institute

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.

Jennifer Grove for VAWnet, the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women

Jennifer Grove of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center interviews Kimberly Lonsway, Research Director for the non-profit organization End Violence Against Women International. Lonsway earned her PhD in the department of psychology at the University of Illionis-Urbana Champaign. She is the lead author on the VAWnet Applied Research paper: Rape Prevention and Risk Reduction: Review of the Research Literature for Practitioners.

Devlin O'Donnell for WCSAP

The presenter of the webinar shares services that are available to students on a college campus, unique reporting options, challenges and issues pertinent to college students and those advocating for them, and how a local sexual assault program has developed an ongoing relationship with a university in the area.


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