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Violence Against American Indian And Alaska Native Women And Men: 2010 Findings From The National Intimate Partner And Sexual Violence Survey

  • National Indigenous Women's Resource Center
  • 2016
  • This webinar recording from NIWRC provides information on research from the National Insitute of Justice Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men study. Few estimates are available to describe the prevalence of violence experienced by American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) women and men. In addition, these estimates are often based on local rather than national samples. The few available national estimates are often based on very small samples. These small samples do not always accurately represent the AI and AN population in the United States.

    Linking the Roads, Building Relationships with Youth who Experience Homelessness and Sexual Violence
  • NSVRC
  • Ali Mailen Perrotto Fri, 09/19/2014 - 15:16
  • 2013
  • In this video interview, Michelle Hall, Director of Transitional Living at the Oasis Center in Nashville, Tennessee describes how to create and maintain trusting relationships with youth using trauma-informed services and the ways in which she also measures success in her work.

    Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Exams and VAWA 2005: Payment Practices, Successes, and Directions for the Future

  • International Association of Forensic Nurses and National Sexual Violence Resource Center
  • 2014
  • The Violence Against Women Act, reauthorized in 2005, mandated states receiving STOP funding to provide free sexual assault forensic exams to victims without having to report the sexual assault to law enforcement. This webinar recording reviews findings from the first evaluation to look at implementation practices across the U.S.

    Understanding the Factors Behind Detroit’s Unsubmitted Kits
  • National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
  • Taylor Teichman Fri, 07/25/2014 - 13:18
  • 2014
  • In this interview, Rebecca Campbell discuss the five primary reasons that Detroit developed a large number of sexual assault kits that were not submitted to the crime lab for DNA-testing. Dr. Campbell — one of the nation’s foremost experts on sexual assault — also talks about how these “risk factors” could apply to other jurisdictions. These are among the first findings to come in on NIJ’s action-research projects in Houston and Detroit to study the issue of unsubmitted evidence in sexual assault cases.

    Sexual Violence in Later Life: Strategies for Health Care Providers
  • NSVRC
  • Ali Mailen Perrotto Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:46
  • 2014
  • In this recorded web presentation, Jennifer Pierce-Weeks, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, discusses the ways in which health care professionals can recognize and effectively respond to sexual violence against older adults. This presentation is based on the publication Sexual Violence in Later Life: A Technical Assistance Guide for Health Care Providers.

    Forensic Exams with Transgender Sexual Assault Survivors

  • FORGE
  • 2014
  • This webinar will focus on some of the key transgender inclusions in the National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations, case examples of medical advocacy with transgender survivors, and discussion of unique differences (both challenges and solutions) in providing care and advocacy to transgender survivors.  Guest presenters include Kim Day (IAFN) and Eric Stiles (NSVRC).

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    Building community collaborations to serve victims of sexual violence in later life Part 1: Why collaboration?
  • NSVRC
  • Ali Mailen Perrotto Fri, 05/23/2014 - 13:12
  • 2014
  • Community collaboration is a vital part of providing support to victims of sexual violence in later life (SVLL).  In part 1 of this 3-part podcast series, Karla Vierthaler discusses what she learned while developing a curriculum to cross-train elder protective service workers and rape crisis advocates in Pennsylvania around SVLL.