This online course offers interactive learning features and expert interviews, leading individuals working to end violence through an explanation of leading principles on violence prevention. The course breaks down components of violence including the economic burdens of violence, child maltreatment, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and youth violence.
Produced by The New England Adolescent Research Institute Inc. (NEARI) and sponsored by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)
This 1-2 hour online course was written by Joan Tabachnick, produced by The New England Adolescent Research Institute Inc. (NEARI) and sponsored by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC). It is based on the NSVRC publication of the same name. This course provides the basics for how to encourage friends and family to deter and possibly prevent sexual violence. A certificate of completion for 1 hour of course work is available.
National Scientific Council on the Developing Child and the National Forum on Early Childhood Policy and Programs
Produced by the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, the 7-minute video summarizes findings from the report, “The Foundations of Lifelong Health Are Built in Early Childhood." The report proposes a new framework for improving lifelong physical and mental health promotion and disease prevention by reducing hardships (or stressors) experienced by young children. (CDC)
In this podcast, Prevent Connect's David Lee interviews Jennifer Middlebrooks, Acting Team Lead of the Health Communication and Education Team of the Division of Violence Prevention. They discuss the CDC's newly released online course " Principles of Prevention." This free online course features interviews with leading experts in the field, dynamic graphics, interactive exercises and compelling storytelling that makes the case for violence prevention. (10 min)
In this podcast, Prevent Connect‘s David Lee interviews Marjorie Gilberg from Break the Cycle and Sue Thomas from Hazelden Foundation. They discuss “Respect WORKS!,” the new four-part comprehensive model for teen dating violence prevention. (PreventConnect)
Dr. Karen Hughes, Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University
This webinar provides information on preventing violence through the development of safe, stable, and nurturing relationships between children and caregivers. Links to both the video recording and the powerpoint slides for the webinar are available through VIP archives.
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.
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:
Define the terms used to describe sexual harassment and assault in the military
Report estimates of the frequencies of sexual harassment and assault in the military
Describe the mental health impact of sexual trauma and implications for care
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.
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.
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