OVC provides a page of videos and resources discussing the role and impact of trauma from violence in the lives of children who have experienced victimization. These resources focus on increasing capacity to identify, respond to and treat this trauma in children.
The goal of this training is to increase understanding of child development and child sexual abuse issues. Lucy Berliner provides information on child development specific to youth ages 3 - 12, discussing how a deeper understanding of developmental stages will aid in providing quality advocacy services.
The goal of this training is to increase understanding of child development and child sexual abuse issues. Lucy Berliner offers information on child development specific to youth ages 13-18, discussing how a deeper understanding of developmental stages will aid in providing quality advocacy services.
A recording of a webinar presents information on sexual behaviors in children to help show the differences between age-appropriate and concerning sexual behaviors. It discusses how to respond to all types of behaviors for children of various ages. The focus is on pre-pubescent children.
This television broadcast discusses the sexual exploitation of children in a two part series. The first segment addresses federal efforts to deal with child sexual exploitation; the second segment interviews community supervision officers on efforts to manage and supervise offenders charged with sex crimes.
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.
This webinar recording discusses the findings of a long term research project to field an understanding of the perceptions that adults have on the topic of child sexual abuse and related issues, like sex offender management and readiness to intervene in a case of suspected abuse. Select the webcast recording by clicking on the link on the page. Registration is required.
David Lee interviews various men who chose to sign a statement calling for an end to sexist coverage of rape. The recording discusses media coverage and the impact that messaging can have in the movement to end violence against women.
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