National Judicial Education Program, Legal Momentum
This webinar recording provides information on critical aspects of cases of intimate partner sexual violence. It discusses scenarios, legal considerations for prosecution, and impact to victims of this crime.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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