Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault - PEPTALKOK - Oklahoma Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Project
Presented by Laura Summers Laura is the Supervisor of Prevention at Pittsburgh Action Against Rape working on sexual harassment & sexual violence prevention and risk reduction to a wide array of audiences including high school and colleges in the county. In her five years at PAAR, she has launched the “got consent?” campaign involving poster development, educational trainings, and events for students on various Pittsburgh campuses to promote healthy sexuality and consent. Summers graduated from Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Communications and is currently working towards her masters in Social and Public Policy from Duquesne University.
This webinar will include: A discussion of specific scenarios and issues that might arise working with male survivors in crisis; An examination of misunderstandings and fears that might discourage a man from disclosing sexual abuse experiences; An assessment of ways that core skills might be modified to work more effectively with male survivors; A review of the effects of childhood sexual trauma on male survivors and how it sometimes differs from the effects on female survivors; and an exploration of socialized biases and beliefs about men that might impact participants’ effectiveness in working with male survivors. Learn more about this webinar.
This webinar is designed to help advocates, organizers and practitioners think about the most effective ways to approach the issue of childhood sexual abuse with men and with those who care about them. Learn more about what this webinar will include.
This webinar will explore how providers working with men in clinical or non-clinical settings can remain sensitive and receptive to a possible underlying source of many men’s negative behaviors and provide resources. Learn more about what the webinar will explore.
This webinar for social service providers, law enforcement and other professionals who work with men, provides an opportunity to consider the particular ways men may respond differently to childhood sexual abuse. Whatever your level of knowledge about working with survivors of childhood sexual abuse, this interactive webinar may encourage you to rethink your current assumptions, examine your expectations and to employ a lens of masculinity to enhance your existing skills when working with men.Learn more about the webinar.
This webinar will include: A discussion of specific scenarios and issues that might arise working with male survivors in crisis; An examination of misunderstandings and fears that might discourage a man from disclosing sexual abuse experiences; An assessment of ways that core skills might be modified to work more effectively with male survivors; A review of the effects of childhood sexual trauma on male survivors and how it sometimes differs from the effects on female survivors; and an exploration of socialized biases and beliefs about men that might impact participants’ effectiveness in working with male survivors.Register now.
Wednesday, August 12: Session 3 - Digital Storytelling and the “Sensitive” Story: Potentials, Pitfalls, and Case Studies
Presenter: StoryCenter Staff 10 am - 12 pm PST/1 pm - 3 pm EST Register Now
If the role that sharing personal stories can play in emotional healing is so clear, why do few community-based opportunities exist for trauma survivors to connect with each other, share their experiences publicly, and demand justice? Since 1999, StoryCenter has been partnering with behavioral health, grassroots survivor support, and advocacy organizations to create compassionate listening environments where “sensitive” and stigmatized stories can be explored within local communities.
An overview of the theory, research, and practice behind our approach to addressing trauma;
An honest look at case study examples, with attention both to the ways they have made a difference and the ways they might be improved; and
A guided, interactive conversation about when sensitive stories can be impactful, in a community-based public health context, and when the challenges inherent in “representing” trauma suggests alternative approaches are appropriate.
Stalking is a crime that is frequently minimized and misunderstood, in part because it is a behavior that is socially normalized. Media plays a critical role in shaping our understanding of stalking, and other forms of violence. Media literacy is a tool that we can all use to better deconstruct media and deconstruct the culture at large as we work towards building more effective violence response and prevention methods. Using media clips and examples, this webinar will introduce basic media literacy concepts and deconstruction questions that can be integrated into stalking, domestic violence, and sexual assault response and prevention programs, workshops, and daily conversations.
In observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, please join us for a very important webinar where presenters will be discussing both sexual assault that occurs within the context of ongoing relationships AND those that occur in a one-time interaction (e.g., at a party, among casual acquaintances, friends, etc. who are not in an ongoing intimate/romantic relationship).Presenters include a mother who will speak about her LGBTQ daughter’s experiences of sexual assault at school as well as their participation in Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
This webinar will provide an overview of issues that LGBT/GNC youth experience in the juvenile justice system, including the newly-released data from the National Council on Crime & Delinquency. Participants will learn how data collection practices, staff training, and anti-discrimination policies can help build an equitable juvenile justice system for LGBT/GNC youth.
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