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Principles of Prevention: A core course in effective violence prevention

  • Prevention Connection
  • 2011
  • In this podcast, Prevent Connect's David Lee interviews Jennifer Middlebrooks, Acting Team Lead of the Health Communication and Education Team of the Division of Violence Prevention. They discuss the CDC's newly released online course " Principles of Prevention." This free online course features interviews with leading experts in the field, dynamic graphics, interactive exercises and compelling storytelling that makes the case for violence prevention. (10 min)

    Transgender Youth Survivors: Understanding, Serving, Celebrating

  • michael munson and Loree Cook-Daniels of Forge Forward
  • 2010
  • This webinar offers strategies for service providers to expand their comptency in serving transgender youth.  The presenters provide an overview of the prevalence of violence in the transgender community, the increased risks for this population, and universal solutions to challenges in serving transgender individuals.

    Violence Prevention: The Evidence

  • Dr. Karen Hughes, Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University
  • 2010
  • This webinar provides information on preventing violence through the development of safe, stable, and nurturing relationships between children and caregivers.  Links to both the video recording and the powerpoint slides for the webinar are available through VIP archives. 

    Transgender Basics

  • Rosa Juel Nordentoft
  • 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.

    Combating Teen Dating Violence: Promising Research in Prevention and Intervention for Youth at-Risk

  • Moderator: Carrie Mulford, Ph.D., Social Science Analyst, National Institute of Justice
  • 2010
  • 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.**

    Military Sexual Trauma

  • Amy E. Street, Ph.D.
  • 2009
  • This course aims to provide clear definitions of sexual harassment and sexual trauma and discuss the frequencies and mental health impacts of these events on women and men in the military. After viewing the presentation, the participant will be able to:
    1. Define the terms used to describe sexual harassment and assault in the military
    2. Report estimates of the frequencies of sexual harassment and assault in the military
    3. Describe the mental health impact of sexual trauma and implications for care

    DNA 101:Demystifying CODIS and DNA Profiles for Victim Service Providers

  • National Center for Victims of Crime
  • 2010
  • This webinar recording provides information about forensic DNA testing process and how forensic DNA profiles are generated from evidence and matched through the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS). Hear how CODIS functions in forensic crime laboratories in the United States, its architecture, and eligibility requirements for DNA samples (offender, crime scene, missing persons), and learn about the various types of DNA analysis that can be performed by crime labs.