Know More, Do More: 30 Days of Professional Development During NCSAM 2014
National Campus Safety Awareness Month received the unanimous support of Congress in 2008. Each September, the Clery Center partners with colleges, universities, and other organizations to offer campus safety programming and resources.
This year's theme is professional development around issues that affect campus safety at colleges and universities nationwide. The second week of the month will focus on sexual violence on campus. Check out the Clery Center for more information on free webinars and resources.
Presented by National Sexual Violence Resource Center
The prevention of sexual violence on campus involves many voices and roles. Comprehensive prevention requires partners in every campus role taking action. During this webinar, campus stakeholders from different departments, offices, and programs will learn strategies to effectively practice prevention at colleges and universities.
A recording of the webinar will be available within 48 hours of the event.
Part of the second week of the Clery Center's "Know More, Do More" professional development campaign, this webinar will bring together experts and practitioners to discuss the role community members and higher education leaders can play in creating a positive culture on campus.Key takeaways from this discussion will include: how campus administrators can effectively support staff who are on the frontlines of creating and implementing programs and policies; how students and other community members can lend their voice to the policy development process; and how colleges and universities can create balanced, trauma-informed policies that consider an evolving legislative landscape and the needs of the campus community.
Dating abuse, sexual assault, and stalking happen at alarming rates on campuses across the country. Any university employee could receive a disclosure of abuse or assault. The person receiving the disclosure could be instrumental in providing crucial support to students, but sometimes it's difficult to know the appropriate way to respond. This webinar will provide basic tools to help you prepare to respond to a disclosure of abuse or to train other individuals on your campus on basic advocacay and support. Cassi Drochelman from the National Domestic Violence Hotline will share an overview of dating abuse, sexual assault, and stalking, as well as practical tools for supporting victims/survivors on campus.
The prevention of sexual violence on campus involves many voices and roles. Comprehensive prevention requires partners in every campus role taking action. During this webinar, presented by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, campus stakeholders from different departments, offices, and programs will learn strategies to effectively practice prevention at colleges and universities.
What is the PO Service Notification Program? How does it work? Who can access it? How can it be accessed? How can petitioners know when their protective order has been served? How many orders are issued in Washington per month? What kind of orders are issued and which ones are covered in this program? Are there other notifications the system can make? What can advocates do to assist?These questions and more, including those you bring to the webinar and those presented in WCSAP’s legal advocacy survey, will be covered during this webinar.
First impressions matter when working with sexual assault survivors who have never sought services before. This interactive webinar will focus on orienting survivors to services through a trauma informed lens. Topics will include risk assessments, intake paperwork, language, and explaining advocacy to sexual assault survivors. Register.
Sexual assault advocates based in rural communities are often one of the only resources in the area who have any knowledge about sexual assault. For this reason it often becomes necessary for rural sexual assault advocates to provide advocacy in a broad range of settings. This webinar will outline comprehensive services and provide solutions on how to address the physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of rural sexual assault survivors. Register.
Join us for an interactive webinar outlining how agencies can adopt the empowerment model we use with survivors to use for ourselves. Advocates working at rural dual/multi-service agencies are often more isolated from fellow staff members, feel overextended, and often don’t have as much support as they would like, all of which can take a toll on their emotional wellbeing. This webinar will address issues of self-care, organizational trauma, and staff empowerment with a focus on positivity and creating longevity within this work. Register.
Sexual assault support groups can be one of the hardest services to establish at dual/multi-services agencies. This webinar will focus on practical tips on publicity, developing your support group, encouraging continued participation, and overcoming the challenges in implementing groups within rural communities. Register.
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