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Creating Inclusive Healing Communities for Those Who Identify as LGBTQ

  • Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
  • 2011
  • 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.

    What do US Adults Think about Child Sexual Abuse: Measures of Knowledge and Attitudes Among Six States

  • Stop It Now!
  • 2010
  • 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.

    Dr. Elizabeth Miller discusses reproductive coercion and teen dating violence

  • PreventConnect
  • 2011
  • 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.

    Principles of Prevention

  • Centers for Disease Control
  • 2011
  • 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.

    In Brief: The Foundations of Lifelong Health

  • 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)