National Sexual Violence Resource Center
2009

This NSVRC webinar recording from August, 2010 draws from available research and discusses the interconnectedness of sexual violence and housing especially in rural areas. The Spectrum of Prevention is applied as a blueprint for community-based housing advocacy strategies.

Amy E. Street, Ph.D.
2009

This course aims to provide clear definitions of sexual harassment and sexual trauma and discuss the frequencies and mental health impacts of these events on women and men in the military.
After viewing the presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Define the terms used to describe sexual harassment and assault in the military
  2. Report estimates of the frequencies of sexual harassment and assault in the military
  3. Describe the mental health impact of sexual trauma and implications for care
National Center for Victims of Crime
2010

This webinar recording provides information about forensic DNA testing process and how forensic DNA profiles are generated from evidence and matched through the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS). Hear how CODIS functions in forensic crime laboratories in the United States, its architecture, and eligibility requirements for DNA samples (offender, crime scene, missing persons), and learn about the various types of DNA analysis that can be performed by crime labs.

National Center for Victims of Crime
2010

This webinar recording aims to increase understanding about the role Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) play in the proper collection of forensic evidence and in providing a supportive and empowering response to survivors. Participants will learn about how SANEs increase the probability of obtaining probative DNA evidence while minimizing trauma for survivors and how the involvement of SANEs increase prosecution rates.

American Academy of Pediatrics

This online toolkit designed for use by health care providers is organized around four video case vignettes: Preschool, School Age, Younger Adolescent, and Older Adolescent. Each vignette is accompanied by supporting tools grouped into 4 categories: Clinical, Parent/Patient, Community Resources/Advocacy, Practice Management.

End Violence Against Women International
2010

This module is designed to directly confront the difficult question of false reporting.  It presents realistic dynamics of sexual assault crimes.  

End Violence Against Women International
2010

Although penal code definitions of criminal sex offenses vary, most are conceptually similar and can be understood by analyzing their elements.  This type of analysis is represented in the charts provided with this module.  By following the charts and making a series of decisions, law enforcement investigators can determine not only which specific crime was committed but also frame the entire investigative strategy based on the defense that is most likely to be raised. 

End Violence Against Women International
2010

This module describes the symptoms and stages often experienced by sexual assault victims in order to assist law enforcement and others in understanding the behavior of sexual assault victims.   

End Violence Against Women International
2010

This module examines myths and misconceptions about rape, the reasons for them, and how they affect the investigation of sexual assault.  It will conclude with an examination of the actual characteristics of sexual assaults.

End Violence Against Women International
2010

This free, introductory module allows users to get a sense of the type of content that is covered in EVAW's Online Training Institute prior to enrolling.  It provides information for law enforcement professionals regarding effective investigation and report writing for sexual assault cases.  

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