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.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center
2013

This audio podcast is an interview with Renee Yokum, the Sexual Assault Services Coordinator at Women Aid in Crisis in Randolph County West Virginia. She discusses the history of a collaborative effort with the local Child Advocacy Center that has spanned nearly a decade.

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.
 


 

NSVRC
2014

In this course, victim service professionals will learn how to describe types of sexually abusive behavior, review practical skills for listening to a disclosure of child sexual abuse, and identify the three guiding principles for responding to a disclosure.

NSVRC
2014

Community collaboration is a vital part of providing support to victims of sexual violence in later life (SVLL).  In part 1 of this 3-part podcast series, Karla Vierthaler discusses what she learned while developing a curriculum to cross-train elder protective service workers and rape crisis advocates in Pennsylvania around SVLL.

NSVRC
2014

Community collaboration is a vital part of providing support to victims of sexual violence in later life (SVLL).  In part 2 of this 3-part podcast series, Mary Beth Pulsifer discusses the creation and ongoing efforts of the New River Valley Elder Justice Task Force to support victims of SVLL in their community.

NSVRC
2014

Community collaboration is a vital part of providing support to victims of sexual violence in later life (SVLL). In part 3 of this 3-part podcast series, professionals from three agencies talk about how they came together to organize a community colloquium that focused on the sexual rights of older adults.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center
2013

This recorded webinar explores the unique roles of victim service professionals in responding to child sexual abuse. Participants will be able to share communication strategies to enhance multidisciplinary team members' ability to meet the needs of children who experience sexual abuse. (90 minutes)

National Sexual Violence Resource Center
2013

This recorded web presentation will help advocates and allied victim service professionals identify some of the ways in which people with communication disabilities may relay messages, both verbally and non-verbally, and will highlight some techniques and technologies that can help bridge the language gap in order to provide quality sexual violence services. (27 minutes)

 

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
2011

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.

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