This interactive website provides information on what is termed "CSI Theory." Aimed at aiding officers of the court, video clips discuss how to address public perceptions about criminal investigation and prosecution gained from television crime drama.
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.
In this webinar presenters discuss creating safe spaces in a counseling and advocacy setting. Learn practical tips for developing a universal approach from experienced trainers and a local, Pennsylvania advocate. Handouts from the webinar on LGBT Resources and Community Agencies are also available.
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)
michael munson and Loree Cook-Daniels of Forge Forward
This webinar offers strategies for service providers to expand their comptency in serving transgender youth. The presenters provide an overview of the prevalence of violence in the transgender community, the increased risks for this population, and universal solutions to challenges in serving transgender individuals.
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.
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.
This slideshow defines sexual violence, describes the scope of the problem and risk factors, identifies related data sources, and explores the impact of sexual violence and its intersection with other forms of violence.
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