Ali Mailen Perrotto for VAWnet, the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women
In these podcasts, the author and advocate consultant of the VAWnet Applied Research Paper titled Youth Sexual Violence Prevention share their thoughts on the research, trends, and recommendations discussed in the document.
The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape's Liz Zadnik discusses the Info Packet Sexual violence & individuals who identify as LGBTQ. The packet includes several resources focused on serving, engaging, and collaborating with individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, qu
The NSVRC's Mapping Prevention video podcast series highlights unique state and community approaches to the prevention of sexual violence. In this video, we feature a conversation with Dustina Hasse-Lanier and Jessica Gilbertson of the Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence about consent and prevention work in LGBTQI communities.
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.
Tracy Wright from the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Althea Hart from the Mississippi Coalition Against Sexual Assault discuss the ways that hip hop songs relate to issues of sexual and intimate partner violence. They describe the work they do to educate others on critical media literacy using popular songs as examples. (41 minutes)
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.
Dr Elizabeth Miller discusses her work addressing reproductive coercion in intimate relationships. She discusses the scope of the issue, primary prevention of this form of intimate partner violence, and the connections between sexual violence prevention, intimate partner violence prevention, & the reproductive health movement. The recording emphasizes reproductive autonomy as essential to the primary prevention of sexual violence.
An educational film on understanding the concepts of gender identity as it relates to sex, gender roles, identity, and sexual orientation. Transgender Basics is a project of the Gender Identiy Project and Center Media. The film lasts 20 minutes.
Moderator: Carrie Mulford, Ph.D., Social Science Analyst, National Institute of Justice
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.**
This course helps people working with children understand what are the expected behaviors related to sex and sexuality in young children and how to distinguish them from behaviors that are of concern and require some intervention.
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