This resource is for transitional housing programs serving survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking throughout the country. The online toolkit allows transitional housing programs to easily and independently access a wealth of resources and ensures that they have the information needed to enhance their important work with survivors.
This online course is designed to assist local and state sexual violence preventionists, victim advocates, and their community partners in creating pre-disaster plans for their organizations and communities.It highlights four core components of a pre-disaster plan to help organizations recover quickly and continue to provide vital services in a disaster. (~1 hour)
This online course discusses the importance of planning for sexual violence prevention and response before a disaster, and highlights guiding strategies and key community partners in the pre-disaster planning process. (~1 hour)
This course presents an evidence-based public health approach to preventing intimate partner and sexual violence against women. It provides an overview of the scale of the problem, its consequences and costs, risk and protective factors for intimate partner and sexual violence, and the importance of intimate partner and sexual violence primary prevention strategies. Course materials include a facilitators guide and 9 modules.
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)
A website created by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides survivor stories, information, and access to resources related to Military Sexual Trauma (MST). The site emphasizes personalized resources based on individual needs and qualities and the ability to help connect with other veterans who have had similar experiences.
This recorded webinar discusses the challenging dynamics of supporting a child's resiliency after experiencing sexual violence by a family member. It reviews ways that anti-sexual violence advocates and allied professionals to the unique needs of children and families while nurturing resiliency. Log in is required.
OVC provides a page of videos and resources discussing the role and impact of trauma from violence in the lives of children who have experienced victimization. These resources focus on increasing capacity to identify, respond to and treat this trauma in children.
The goal of this training is to increase understanding of child development and child sexual abuse issues. Lucy Berliner provides information on child development specific to youth ages 3 - 12, discussing how a deeper understanding of developmental stages will aid in providing quality advocacy services.
The goal of this training is to increase understanding of child development and child sexual abuse issues. Lucy Berliner offers information on child development specific to youth ages 13-18, discussing how a deeper understanding of developmental stages will aid in providing quality advocacy services.
This site is supported by Grant/ Cooperative Agreement No. 1UF2CE002359-01 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.