EVAWI developed a free training module and hosted a webinar to provide guidance on how to successfully investigate sexual assaults against people with disabilities.The course module offers 18 hours of continuing education units for those who are eligible. Access the course through their Online Training Institute.
You can access a recorded version of the webinar and obtain a copy of the slides through their webinar archive.
In this course victim service professionals will review trauma-informed practices for working with children surviving sexual abuse, learn role-specific recommendations for working with these children, and identify new ideas for collaborating with other professionals.
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)
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)
This interactive online course walks the user through the basic steps of evaluating the impact of sexual violence prevention programs. Users will learn the key issues to consider at each of the following steps:
(~1 hour) This interactive online course addresses the increased vulnerability to sexual violence that can occur during and after disasters. Participants will learn about the connections between oppression, sexual violence, and disasters. With case studies from Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, and examples from other recent calamities around the world, the module highlights the need for pre-planning to prevent and respond to sexual violence in future disasters.
This is a home study course where social workers can earn 2 CEs. How it works: Read CE program, complete the post-test/evaluation, mail them to the Chapter office with your check. Score 80% or better and NASW will mail you a certificate for your CEs. Specific topics covered include definitions
Harvill, Fire Protection Publications, Oklahoma State University
The method of this online workbook is to help users analyze actual workplace scenarios, put themselves in the role of both victim and harasser, and covertly practice what they would do if a similar incident occurred. This workbook also takes a look at the individual - offering self-reflection on who you are, what your tendencies are, and how much you trust yourself regarding your reactions and perceptions during critical incidents.
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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