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.

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.

National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
2011

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.

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.

National Scientific Council on the Developing Child and the National Forum on Early Childhood Policy and Programs
2010

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)

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)

michael munson and Loree Cook-Daniels of Forge Forward
2010

This webinar offers strategies for service providers to expand their comptency in serving transgender youth.  The presenters provide an overview of the prevalence of violence in the transgender community, the increased risks for this population, and universal solutions to challenges in serving transgender individuals.

Moderator: Carrie Mulford, Ph.D., Social Science Analyst, National Institute of Justice
2010

This expert chat webinar features a panel discussion on prevention and intervention research addressing adolescent relationship abuse.  Panelists discuss programs and practices currently in place to address abusive, coercive, and manipulative behaviors prevalent in teen dating relationships. **Registration is required.**

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)

NEARI Training Center
2010

This course is for anyone who wants to understand adolescents' complex and diverse treatment needs. The course reviews what we know and don't know about this population, places it in the context of their development, and describes the key elements of effective treatment.

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