This basic course is for parents, grandparents, foster and adoptive parents, community volunteers and even survivors who are interested in learning more about preventing and reducing the negative impact of child sexual abuse.
TEACH-VIP (Training, Educating, and Advancing Collaboration in Health on Violence and Injury Prevention)
TEACH-VIP E-Learning is an online self-paced curriculum on violence and injury prevention. It addresses a broad range of issues pertinent to understanding and preventing injuries, violence, and suicide, including extensive content on using data to understanding injury problems and creating programs to address these problems. Participants can choose from 20 lessons to create an experience appropriate to their needs and schedule.
CSAP’s Northeast Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT)
These facilitated online courses, lasting between one and three weeks, allow practitioners to explore current research, obtain practical tools, participate in structured learning activities and share their knowledge, experiences and perspectives with one another. Courses include: Effective Strategies: Building Blocks of Prevention, Data Collection Methods: Getting Down to Basics, Social Marketing, Linking Substance Abuse and Violence Prevention to Academic Success, Involving Youth in Your Substance Abuse Prevention Program, Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover: Using Feasibility Assessment to
West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services
This training module, formatted as a slideshow presentation with audio, is designed to provide information and resources on the issues of stalking and sexual misconduct for resident assistants/resident advisors (RAs) on college campuses. The module ends with a quiz to test users' understanding of the information presented. A Module User's Guide is also available.
Diane L. Rosenfeld for Harvard Law School, Berkman Center for Internet & Society
This series of 5 online learning modules explores the various ways in which violence against women is facilitated through the use of the Internet, as well as ways in which the Internet may be used as a site of resistance to such violence.
*Registration is required.
Modules include: Campus Sexual Assault Policies, Pornography, Sex Trafficking
The Internet as a Site of Resistance, Safety.
Cicatelli Associates Inc. with the National Center for Victims of Crime and Safe Horizon, Inc. for the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC)
This online program is a basic victim advocacy training offering victim services providers and allied professionals the opportunity to acquire the basic skills and knowledge they need to better assist victims of crime. Specific information is also provided to meet the needs of target populations. Each module in VAT Online is taught using interactive methodologies, case studies, exercises and other suggested activities to enhance the user’s learning. Each module or section takes about 30–60 minutes to complete. *Registration is required.
Prevention Pathways, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
Each year, more than 500,000 non-fatal violent crimes are committed against women. These crimes include sexual assault, rape, intimate partner violence, and elder abuse. Many of these crimes involve the use of alcohol or other drugs. The course describes these "hidden problems" and identifies risk factors, screening and assessment tools, prevention and intervention strategies, tools for clients, and legal issues.
The Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC)
Designed for use by trainers, this 2-day curriculum teaches advocates about advocacy/counseling, the realities and impact of sexual assault, procedures to follow in common situations, techniques to support recovery, and compassion fatigue and self-care. The curriculum focuses on intervening with individuals in a crisis rather than long-term and group counseling.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP): Prevention Pathways
This 11-module online course discusses substance abuse, violence against women, the connection between the two, signs and symptoms, myths, how to see if a problem exists, as well as prevention, treatment and legal options.
National Judicial Education Program of Legal Momentum
This online course covers the legal, medical and social science aspects of intimate partner sexual abuse. It is focused on judges but is also intended for a multidisciplinary audience including court personnel. You can treat this website as a course and take it straight through or as a resource, accessing the background resources, modules, developing issues, recommendations and case studies on an as-needed basis.
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