National Center for Victims of Crime
2012

This web resource features information for reporters including a guide to terminology, contextual information, related statistics, criminal and civil justice procedures and reporting do’s and don’ts.

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Poynter Institute
2013

This course provides information for journalists on understanding sexual violence, including explanations about the differences between prevention and risk reduction. It offers tools and guidelines for interviewing sexual violence survivors, using video, photography and other visuals in news media and avoiding predictable or potentially harmful coverage. Registration is required.

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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)

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.

Government Innovators Network for the Harvard Kennedy School, Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation
2008

This forum examined the prevalence, nature, and reporting of various types of sexual assault experienced by university students, including those perpetrated by "undetected" rapists, and discussed evidence-based prevention strategies. * Registration is required.

Student Success

This sexual assault awareness program is designed for college students and uses video vignettes, peer discussion, and survivor stories. 

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.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center
2013

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)

National Sexual Violence Resource Center
2013

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)

PREVENT

This slideshow defines sexual violence, describes the scope of the problem and risk factors, identifies related data sources, and explores the impact of sexual violence and its intersection with other forms of violence.

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