The Research Program on Family, Marriage, and Democracy of the Witherspoon Institute
2010

The focus of this online tool is to describe theory, review research and discuss effects of pornography on interpersonal relationships.   

Centers for Disease Control
2011

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.

Prevention Connection
2011

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)

Jennifer Grove for VAWnet, the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women
2010

Jennifer Grove of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center interviews Kimberly Lonsway, Research Director for the non-profit organization End Violence Against Women International. Lonsway earned her PhD in the department of psychology at the University of Illionis-Urbana Champaign. She is the lead author on the VAWnet Applied Research paper: Rape Prevention and Risk Reduction: Review of the Research Literature for Practitioners.

Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC)

RePlay: Finding Zoe is an online video game that seeks to promote healthy relationships and challenge the acceptance of violence and unhealthy relationships in young people’s lives. The game centers on a group of kids searching for their friend Zoe, who is believed to be in an abusive relationship.(available in English & French)

David Lee, PreventConnect
2010

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)

Government Innovators Network
2008

This online forum examined facts of residency restrictions, research about the types of offenders, lack of research about effectiveness, the use of crime mapping and the practical considerations required when implementing these restrictions. * Registration is required.

The Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC)

Designed for use by trainers, this 2-day curriculum teaches advocates about advocacy/counseling, the realities and impact of sexual assault, procedures to follow in common situations, techniques to support recovery, and compassion fatigue and self-care. The curriculum focuses on intervening with individuals in a crisis rather than long-term and group counseling.

Virginia Department of Health, Division for Injury and Violence Prevention

This online course discusses statutory sexual assault and coercion in the state of Virginia.  It discusses related laws and legal issues, information perpetrators and victims of statutory sexual assault, and health outcomes and consequences.

DC Public Safety
2011

This television broadcast discusses the sexual exploitation of children in a two part series.  The first segment addresses federal efforts to deal with child sexual exploitation; the second segment interviews community supervision officers on efforts to manage and supervise offenders charged with sex crimes.

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