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)
This NSVRC webinar recording from August, 2010 draws from available research and discusses the interconnectedness of sexual violence and housing especially in rural areas. The Spectrum of Prevention is applied as a blueprint for community-based housing advocacy strategies.
This course aims to provide clear definitions of sexual harassment and sexual trauma and discuss the frequencies and mental health impacts of these events on women and men in the military.
After viewing the presentation, the participant will be able to:
Define the terms used to describe sexual harassment and assault in the military
Report estimates of the frequencies of sexual harassment and assault in the military
Describe the mental health impact of sexual trauma and implications for care
This course presents an particular model for responding to a disclosure of sexual violence. It stresses the importance of a supportive response to reduce secondary trauma and to encourage the survivor to seek further care. This approach trains staff to respond to disclosures emphasizing four key areas: Safety, Empowerment, Empathy, and Knowledge (SEEK). It is designed specifically for staff in college and university settings.
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.
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