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.
Tracy Wright from the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Althea Hart from the Mississippi Coalition Against Sexual Assault discuss the ways that hip hop songs relate to issues of sexual and intimate partner violence. They describe the work they do to educate others on critical media literacy using popular songs as examples. (41 minutes)
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.
Chitra Raghavan discusses the topic of sexual coercion, helping to define sexual violence within intimate relationships. Concepts such as relationship status, negotiations for intimacy, and common features in intimate sexual aggression. These common features include manipulation, use of force, and blackmail.
The presenter of the webinar shares services that are available to students on a college campus, unique reporting options, challenges and issues pertinent to college students and those advocating for them, and how a local sexual assault program has developed an ongoing relationship with a university in the area.
This webinar recording is part of the World Health Organization's Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability (VIP) State of the Art 2010 series. Presented by Rachel Jewkesof the Sexual Violence Research Initiative, the webinar discusses prevention of sexual and intimate partner violence and the health impacts as human rights issues. View the PowerPoint slides for this presenation.
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.
Virginia Department of Health, Division of Injury and Violence Prevention
This interactive website provides information on statutory rape for youth, parents, and other adults. The information is provided with the goal of preventing abusive relationships and reducing rates of teen pregnancy, school dropout, and sexually transmitted disease.
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