Just Detention International
2013

This session review the obstacles to providing victim services in such facilities, such as the high levels of need among inmates. Expert speakers present on how to conduct hospital accompaniments, handle hotline calls, and deliver vital in-person services. The webinar also reviews the new opportunities to expand inmate services afforded by the Prison Rape Elimination Act standards, which are binding on jails nationwide.

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Just Detention International
2013

The session reviews the obstacles to providing victim services in such facilities, chief among them a lack of resources and trained crisis counselors. Expert speakers give advice on best practices to delivering vital services in isolated settings, covering hospital accompaniments, confidential reporting, and hotline calls. The webinar also reviews the new opportunities to expand inmate services afforded by the Prison Rape Elimination Act standards, which are binding on jails nationwide.

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National Institute of Justice
2012

In this webinar recording Dr. Rebecca Campbell discusses the neurobiology of sexual assault and the effect trauma has on victim behavior. Her work examines how rape crisis centers and the legal, medical, and mental health systems respond to the needs of adult, adolescent, and pediatric victims of sexual assault. A transcript of the webinar is also available.

Just Detention International
2013

This webinar will provide an overview of the crisis of sexual abuse in jails, outlining the factors that make this violence so prevalent, as well as its devastating impact on survivors. Presenters provide first-hand accounts of sexual abuse in jail from JDI Survivor Council members. The webinar also features JDI staff who have worked extensively to ensure services for incarcerated survivors.

Just Detention International
2012

This JDI webinar offers information for community service providers on responding effectively to sexual assault in prison. The presenters emphasize the practical skills needed both to develop services for prisoner rape survivors and to build lasting partnerships between rape crisis organizations and corrections agencies.

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Just Detention International
2012

In this recorded webinar, participants will learn about building a Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) inside prisons. It includes information on establishing a team to deliver immediate, confidential, and comprehensive services in the aftermath of a sexual assault in prison.

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Emily Demarco
2012

Panelists Jessica Kenyon of Benefiting Veterans; Ali Mailen Perrotto of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center; Dr. Katie McCorkle of Balanced Heart Healing Center; and Jacqueline Shellaby of Veterans Place share their responses to audience member questions following a screening of the film "The Invisible War" on November 29, 2012.

FORGE
2012

This webinar recording discusses why sex work is so common among transgender people and outlines the additional barriers standing between sex workers and crime victim services.  A copy of the slides for this presentation is available.

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End Violence Against Women International
2012

This interactive map provides information for each state and territory based on the Aequitas document Summary of Laws and Guidelines with Charts:  Payment of Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations.

PA Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
2012

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)

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