Just Rural Webinar Series

The NSVRC hosts a series of webinars for OVW Rural Grantees annually as part of the Just Rural Training and Technical Assistance Project.  Webinar recordings are available below.

Rural sarts hands holding puzzle piecesRural SARTS: What the research tells us (2014)

Megan Greeson, Assistant Professor of Psychology at DePaul University, presents preliminary findings on a research project about Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs) in rural communities.

 

 

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Children Need Us All: Defining the Unique Roles of Victim Service Professionals in Responding to Child Sexual Abuse (2013)

This recorded webinar explores the unique roles of victim service professionals in responding to child sexual abuse. Participants will be able to share communication strategies to enhance multidisciplinary team members' ability to meet the needs of children who experience sexual abuse. Download transcript.

 

Putting the pieces together title slidePutting the Pieces Together: Prosecuting Perpetrators of Incest While Supporting Child Victims and Families (2013)

This webinar recording discusses techniques for prosecuting cases of incest while identifying and responding to the unique needs of child victims and families. It addresses the misperceptions about the dynamics of incest to help promote better response by victim service providers and other members of the system.

Growing resiliency title slideGrowing Resiliency: Meeting the Needs of Children Surviving Incest  (2013)

This recorded webinar discusses the challenging dynamics of supporting a child's resiliency after experiencing sexual violence by a family member. It reviews ways that anti-sexual violence advocates and allied professionals can play a vital role to child survivors and their families by responding to their unique needs and nurturing resiliency.

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Let's Talk about It: SAAM as a Tool for Outreach  (2013)

This recorded webinar provides an opportunity for rural grantees to learn about Sexual Assault Awareness Month as a campaign tool for outreach in their communities.

 

 

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Uniquely Rural: Creating Effective Campaigns about Sexual Assault  (2011)

Learn how to create comprehensive campaigns about sexual violence that meet the unique needs of your rural community. An overview of key outreach strategies including: benefits and key components, as well as the sharing of Rural Public Service Announcements and associated materials, and highlights from OVW rural grantees was provided. Download transcript.

 

Introduction slide to No Place Like Home Webinar with picture of house and flowersNo Place Like Home: The impact of sexual violence on housing (2010)

This webinar 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. Download transcript. See the information packet

 

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