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.
David Lee interviews various men who chose to sign a statement calling for an end to sexist coverage of rape. The recording discusses media coverage and the impact that messaging can have in the movement to end violence against women.
Dr Elizabeth Miller discusses her work addressing reproductive coercion in intimate relationships. She discusses the scope of the issue, primary prevention of this form of intimate partner violence, and the connections between sexual violence prevention, intimate partner violence prevention, & the reproductive health movement. The recording emphasizes reproductive autonomy as essential to the primary prevention of sexual violence.
New training addresses gender norms and the impact on reproductive health and justice issues. Includes discussion of individual risk and societal vulnerability to HIV due to gender norms and stereotypes.
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.
This online course offers interactive learning features and expert interviews, leading individuals working to end violence through an explanation of leading principles on violence prevention. The course breaks down components of violence including the economic burdens of violence, child maltreatment, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and youth violence.
National Scientific Council on the Developing Child and the National Forum on Early Childhood Policy and Programs
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)
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