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.
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)
Ali Mailen Perrotto for VAWnet, the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women
In these podcasts, the author and advocate consultant of the VAWnet Applied Research Paper titled Youth Sexual Violence Prevention share their thoughts on the research, trends, and recommendations discussed in the document.
The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape's Liz Zadnik discusses the Info Packet Sexual violence & individuals who identify as LGBTQ. The packet includes several resources focused on serving, engaging, and collaborating with individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, qu
This PowerPoint workshop (with Facilitator's Guide), based on bystander intervention theory and last year's 2009 Featured Event workshop, takes the audience through definitions of sexual violence, how bystanders can be engaged in sexual violence prevention, and includes a scenario for the audience to discuss and practice engaged bystander responses and is geared toward a college campus audience.
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