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Intimate Aggression: Understanding Sexual Coercion
  • Vera Institute
  • Ali Mailen Perrotto Wed, 09/28/2011 - 10:19
  • 2011
  • Chitra Raghavan discusses the topic of sexual coercion, helping to define sexual violence within intimate relationships. Concepts such as relationship status, negotiations for intimacy, and common features in intimate sexual aggression.  These common features include manipulation, use of force, and blackmail.

    Rape Prevention and Risk Reduction, an Interview with Kimberly Lonsway

  • Jennifer Grove for VAWnet, the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women
  • 2010
  • Jennifer Grove of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center interviews Kimberly Lonsway, Research Director for the non-profit organization End Violence Against Women International. Lonsway earned her PhD in the department of psychology at the University of Illionis-Urbana Champaign. She is the lead author on the VAWnet Applied Research paper: Rape Prevention and Risk Reduction: Review of the Research Literature for Practitioners.

    The Power of Primary Prevention Education in High Schools
  • Amy Loftus for WCSAP
  • Ali Mailen Perrotto Fri, 08/05/2011 - 08:29
  • 2011
  • Primary prevention educator Amy Loftus discusses a program developed to prevent the perpetration of sexual violence.  Her nine-session program is presented in local high schools.  She also discusses tips and challenges to educating on the prevention of sexual violence in high schools.  The slides for this presentation and some other resources are available for download.

    Sexual Exploitation of Children

  • DC Public Safety
  • 2011
  • 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.

    Creating Inclusive Healing Communities for Those Who Identify as LGBTQ

  • Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
  • 2011
  • In this webinar presenters discuss creating safe spaces in a counseling and advocacy setting.  Learn practical tips for developing a universal approach from experienced trainers and a local, Pennsylvania advocate.  Handouts from the webinar on LGBT Resources and Community Agencies are also available.

    Principles of Prevention

  • Centers for Disease Control
  • 2011
  • This online course offers interactive learning features and expert interviews, leading individuals working to end violence through an explanation of leading principles on violence prevention.  The course breaks down components of violence including the economic burdens of violence, child maltreatment, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and youth violence.

    In Brief: The Foundations of Lifelong Health

  • National Scientific Council on the Developing Child and the National Forum on Early Childhood Policy and Programs
  • 2010
  • Produced by the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, the 7-minute video summarizes findings from the report, “The Foundations of Lifelong Health Are Built in Early Childhood." The report proposes a new framework for improving lifelong physical and mental health promotion and disease prevention by reducing hardships (or stressors) experienced by young children. (CDC)