National Sexual Violence Resource Center

(~1 hour) This interactive online course addresses the increased vulnerability to sexual violence that can occur during and after disasters. Participants will learn about the connections between oppression, sexual violence, and disasters. With case studies from Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, and examples from other recent calamities around the world, the module highlights the need for pre-planning to prevent and respond to sexual violence in future disasters.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center for VAWnet, the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women

This 30 minute interactive course is adapted from the Applied Research Paper, Understanding National Rape Statistics by Dean Kilpatrick and Jenna McCauley. Participants will understand how and why rape statistics are generated for national studies; critically evaluate the information provided by national studies on sexual violence; and apply statistics in their work.

PreventConnect in partnership with the Ms. Foundation

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The web conference recording is the first in a series on child sexual abuse prevention. Presenters in this conference discuss the power and possibilities of local, statewide and national strategies to highlight child sexual abuse prevention as foundational to sexual violence prevention efforts throughout the lifespan.

Jennifer Malina & Sarah Pusateri

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A video discusses the issue of sexual violence and military. It incorporates the stories and voices of service members who experienced rape. In this video, the term Military Sexual Violence (MST) is defined in the video as the the official term for the psychological trauma that may result from military rape, sexual assault, or sexual harassment.

Ali Perrotto for VAWnet, the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women

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On this podcast, Karen Baker, the advocate consultant for the VAWnet Applied Research Paper titled Changing Perceptions of Sexual Violence Over Time, discusses her reflections on the content of the paper.

Interactive Media Lab at Dartmouth College

This program teaches how to conduct sexual assault medical examinations that are patient-centered and that preserve evidence. It's designed to complement the recommendations outlined in the National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations. You can take a virtual tour of the Sexual Assault Forensic Facility by following the link provided.


Kelsey Wallace for Bitch Media

Tracy Wright from the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Althea Hart from the Mississippi Coalition Against Sexual Assault discuss the ways that hip hop songs relate to issues of sexual and intimate partner violence. They describe the work they do to educate others on critical media literacy using popular songs as examples. (41 minutes)

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

This 1.5 hour webinar provides information on creating comprehensive campaigns about sexual violence that meet the unique needs of your rural community. Presenters offer an overview of key outreach strategies and discuss available resources.

International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN)

The International Association of Forensic Nurses and the IAFN Foundation in collaboration with Seedworks Films brings you a look into the world of Forensic Nurses. This film is the first part of a series on forensic nursing. Titled "Part 1: A lens into the world of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner," this is only a snapshot of the world of Forensic Nurses. The aspects depicted in this video do not represent all the sub specialties of Forensic Nursing.

VAWnet, The National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women

This 30 minute online learning tool is adapted from the Applied Research Paper, Marital Rape: New research and directions by Raquel Kennedy Bergen. Participants will learn the definition, risk factors, and effects of marital rape and will be able to identify potential intervention strategies.


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