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.
David Lee interviews various men who chose to sign a statement calling for an end to sexist coverage of rape. The recording discusses media coverage and the impact that messaging can have in the movement to end violence against women.
Webinar recording of a presentation discussing research presented by Dr. Felton Earls on the concept of engaging youth in efforts to end violence. Viewing children and adolescents as competent partners in understanding, preventing, and overcoming violence.
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.
Produced by The New England Adolescent Research Institute Inc. (NEARI) and sponsored by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)
This 1-2 hour online course was written by Joan Tabachnick, produced by The New England Adolescent Research Institute Inc. (NEARI) and sponsored by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC). It is based on the NSVRC publication of the same name. This course provides the basics for how to encourage friends and family to deter and possibly prevent sexual violence. A certificate of completion for 1 hour of course work is available.
National Scientific Council on the Developing Child and the National Forum on Early Childhood Policy and Programs
Produced by the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, the 7-minute video summarizes findings from the report, “The Foundations of Lifelong Health Are Built in Early Childhood." The report proposes a new framework for improving lifelong physical and mental health promotion and disease prevention by reducing hardships (or stressors) experienced by young children. (CDC)
U.S. Department of Justice National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
This seminar includes presentations by Dr. Jeffrey Edleson, University of Minnesota, Dr. Taryn Lindhorst, University of Washington, and Ms. Sudha Shetty, University of Minnesota. It explores international child abduction cases involving domestic violence. Presenters discuss their experiences in researching these cases and advocating for mothers' rights in court.
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)
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