A collection of podcasts from Minnesota's 2009 Summit and think tank on preventing sexual violence.
This slideshow defines sexual violence, describes the scope of the problem and risk factors, identifies related data sources, and explores the impact of sexual violence and its intersection with other forms of violence.
This online forum examined facts of residency restrictions, research about the types of offenders, lack of research about effectiveness, the use of crime mapping and the practical considerations required when implementing these restrictions. * Registration is required.
This is a series of short, self-directed online learning modules offering an introduction to violence prevention. Each module includes several slideshow presentations with audio. A printable outline (slides and script), and a glossary are available.
This slideshow presentation helps participants to identify and evaluate the best sources of information (or evidence) on which to base intervention decisions and prevention activities.
(26:52 minutes) This presentation describes the value of logic models in planning a violence against women primary prevention effort. It starts by looking at how logic models build on existing strengths, and when to use a logic model. The presentation then reviews logic model basics, explaining how logic models are a simple series of questions and exploring the steps in creating logic models.
Sexual Assault Advocate/Counselor Training
Tue, 03/09/2010 - 14:12
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.
It Won't Happen to Me: Substance Abuse Related Violence Against Women for Anyone Concerned About The Issues
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.
Environmental Strategies for Prevention: A Guide to Helping the Prevention Professional Work Effectively in the Community
This course is designed to bridge that gap by introducing prevention professionals and concerned citizens to the basic principles of environmental strategies, and to help them learn how to apply these approaches in their own communities. Includes audio and quiz.
Advancing Primary Prevention: Challenges and Opportunities for Working Within Service-Delivery Organizations
This web conference call describes ways in which service-delivery organizations could benefit from a primary prevention approach to VAW prevention. It also discusses the challenges of adopting a primary prevention approach within service-delivery organizations. Includes slides and handouts as well that can be downloaded in PDF format.