Sexual Violence prevention is not always an easy subject to talk about! When it comes to communicating our primary prevention messages to our community, we often wonder what would resonate the most with our audience.During this 1-hr webinar we will explore simple and creative ways of getting our prevention messages out to the community. Applying the techniques and strategies of advertising to sexual violence prevention, the speaker will guide us through the process of developing constituency–specific social media messaging, highlight some of the common pitfalls to avoid, and share tips on how to measure the impact of social media campaigns.Whether you are working on a flyer or poster-campaign for your neighborhood community, or creating social messaging campaign for youth on Facebook or Twitter, these simple, easy to follow steps will help you to craft effective primary prevention messages that would resonate with your targeted audience. Participants will find out about :
Tips and strategies on how to communicate the value of sexual violence prevention to the community
Messaging tactics designed to resonate with targeted audience
About successful primary prevention media campaigns
Simple ways of measuring the impact of their social media campaigns
Presenter : Brad Perry, MS, MA worked at the Virginia Sexual & Domestic Violence Action Alliance (VSDVAA) from 2000-2011 after starting the first male-focused sexual assault peer education group at James Madison University. In his role as statewide Statewide Prevention Coordinator for VSDVAA, he provided training and technical assistance to primary prevention initiatives throughout Virginia, consulted for the CDC, and edited the Moving Upstream newsletter. He currently sits on the national board of Hollaback!, and has authored articles published in Yes Means Yes, The Prevention Researcher, and Violence Against Women. Brad currently works fulltime as a Strategist at Internet branding agency, Create Digital.To register for this webinar follow the linkhttps://cc.readytalk.com/r/bf2tzu7tazah&eom
This webinar — the second in a two-part series called Developing Partnerships with Community-Based Service Providers — will address setting up formal partnerships with service providers and will offer guidance on navigating difficult issues, such as inmate confidentiality.Featured guest speakers will include a Texas jail official and a local rape crisis advocate who are working together to provide services for inmates at the jail. Other guest speakers will discuss additional roles for community-based organizations inside detention facilities, specifically to support their efforts to comply with the Prison Rape Elimination Act standards. Register Now!
This webinar will provide a review of the relevant case law, and will explore how trial prosecutors can present a case involving forensic testing that involves a multitude of technicians and experts. It will also address Williams’ impact on “cold cases,” in which original experts who performed autopsies and other forensic examinations and testing are no longer available for trial. This webinar will provide practical suggestions to trial prosecutors who must balance limited resources against the need to secure convictions that will withstand confrontation challenges on appeal.Allied justice system professionals including but not limited to prosecutors, law enforcement officers, lab personnel, medical professionals, and judges are encouraged to view the recording.Register Now!
This webinar will highlight investigative and prosecutorial strategies by utilizing an actual case that was prosecuted at the local level. The webinar will recount the details of the case from the initial report through the investigation and prosecution. The webinar will highlight the benefits of the collaborative response as well as the prosecutor’s trial strategies, and how these coordinated efforts resulted in a conviction.Allied justice system professionals, including but not limited to prosecutors, adult and juvenile corrections staff, community-based service providers, faith-based service providers, medical and mental health practitioners, law enforcement officers, probation and parole officers, and judges are encouraged to attend.Register now!
Presented by Austin Bay, GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project, and Chai Jindasurat, National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs.This webinar will explore the unique characteristics of intimate partner violence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) relationships. It will focus on the needs and challenges of these diverse communities, providing a basic overview of gender identity and sexual orientation, and sharing practical tips for working with LGBTQ victims and survivors. This webinar includes case studies of successful organizational initiatives as well as interactive scenarios.By the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
Recognize the scope and prevalence of intimate partner violence in LGBTQ communities
Understand the unique challenges and barriers that LGBTQ victims and survivors face around receiving services
Learn strategies and consider best practices for engaging LGBTQ victims and survivors
Reminder: Jewish Women International has a new webinar provider, ReadyTalk. You will receive a separate confirmation from ReadyTalk within 48 hours of registering through the JWI website. Each individual who wishes to access the webinar on his or her computer must register separately on JWI’s website using their login ID.CEUs available free to National Alliance members.
FISA Foundation, The Heinz Endowments, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, and the Girls Coalition of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Join the FISA Foundation, The Heinz Endowments, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh (CHoP) and the Girls Coalition of Southwestern Pennsylvania for a unique webinar devoted to the impact of gender norms on young Black girls’ health and wellness. Dr. Scyatta Wallace, professor and CEO of Janisaw Company and Riki Wilchins, executive director of TrueChild, will present the findings of their recent white paper, with special emphasis on basic health, intimate relationships and reproductive health.Participants will leave this webinar with a broader knowledge of basic terminology gender norms; key concepts; research findings; and emerging ideas around gender norms that are shaping the field and have strong implications for policymaking, programs and funding priorities.This is part of a series of meetings and conversations hosted by the Endowments and the FISA Foundation, and focused on improving health and wellness among young Black girls, particularly as they are affected by feminine norms. This webinar is appropriate for program directors and direct service staff working in health and human service settings.
The Vera Institute of Justice and Just Detention International, in collaboration with the National PREA Resource Center, present part one of a two-part webinar series on how to include victim service providers in a facility’s sexual abuse prevention and response efforts. In this webinar, the PREA coordinator for the Washington (WA) State Department of Corrections (DOC) will discuss with representatives from the WA State Office of Crime Victims Advocacy and the WA Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs how their agencies are partnering at the state level to ensure that victims of sexual abuse in DOC facilities have access to victim advocates. In addition, the jail administrator of the Barnwell County Detention Center in South Carolina (SC) and a representative from the SC Victim Assistance Network will discuss how jails can forge similar partnerships with local rape crisis centers and other victim service providers.
This webinar will consist of an analytical and philosophical conversation addressing the needs of sexual assault survivors within communities of color. The webinar will place this conversation in the context of the recent large scale testing in several communities of untested (backlogged) rape kits that have revealed a disproportionately high number of untested kits where the victim was a person of color. Based on their experiences nationally and in the Michigan 400 Project, Condencia Brade from Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault and Debi Cain from the Michigan Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention and Treatment Board will be discussing key issues that are intended to broaden the perspective of those who work with sexual assault survivors in communities of color. They will address the unique challenges and provide strategies for working with survivors of color when reopening years or decades old sexual assault cases when evidence was only recently tested. This webinar will consist of an analytical and philosophical conversation addressing the needs of sexual assault survivors within communities of color. The webinar will place this conversation in the context of the recent large scale testing in several communities of untested (backlogged) rape kits that have revealed a disproportionately high number of untested kits where the victim was a person of color. Based on their experiences nationally and in the Michigan 400 Project, Condencia Brade from Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault and Debi Cain from the Michigan Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention and Treatment Board will be discussing key issues that are intended to broaden the perspective of those who work with sexual assault survivors in communities of color. They will address the unique challenges and provide strategies for working with survivors of color when reopening years or decades old sexual assault cases when evidence was only recently tested.
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