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.
A four part training video, “Responding to Late Life Domestic Violence” is the culmination of a three year VAWA STOP grant that was awarded to the Executive Office of Elder Affairs. The grant project was designed to provide training between Elder Protective Services Agencies, Domestic Violence Agencies and Rape Crisis agencies in order to improve responses to cases of domestic violence and sexual assault involving older women and to foster cross agency collaboration.
In honor of Women's History Month and the UN Declaration of 2015 as the start of the International Decade for People of African Descent, AAPF, The Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, The National Organization for Women, Institute for Women's Policy Research, Black Women's Blueprint, PACE and other racial and gender justice leaders hosted a weeklong series of activities focused on elevating the crisis facing Black women.
In this webinar recording, the co-creator of the Sanctuary Model for trauma-informed care, and staff from Good Shepherd Services discuss what it takes to bring the model to life, and the benefits it has had for young people across Good Shepherd Services’ Foster Care, Youth Justice, and Supportive Housing programs.
Presenters from the National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC) and Social Solutions discuss where program evaluation is headed for providers of victims services, specifically in terms of using technology to connect research, evaluation, reporting and service delivery, and how your agency can prepare and become more data-driven in the process.
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In this video interview, Michelle Hall, Director of Transitional Living at the Oasis Center in Nashville, Tennessee discusses the importance of understanding the lived experiences of youth and their traumas from homelessness and sexual violence.
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.
Building community collaborations to serve victims of sexual violence in later life Part 1: Why collaboration?
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.
Building community collaborations to serve victims of sexual violence in later life Part 2: Starting a task force
Community collaboration is a vital part of providing support to victims of sexual violence in later life (SVLL). In part 2 of this 3-part podcast series, Mary Beth Pulsifer discusses the creation and ongoing efforts of the New River Valley Elder Justice Task Force to support victims of SVLL in their community.