In this course, victim service professionals will learn how to describe types of sexually abusive behavior, review practical skills for listening to a disclosure of child sexual abuse, and identify the three guiding principles for responding to a disclosure.
Community collaboration is a vital part of providing support to victims of sexual violence in later life (SVLL). In part 3 of this 3-part podcast series, professionals from three agencies talk about how they came together to organize a community colloquium that focused on the sexual rights of older adults.
In this webinar recording the presenter discusses the effects of polyvictimization as it relates to LGBTQ youth and adults.
In this course victim service professionals will review trauma-informed practices for working with children surviving sexual abuse, learn role-specific recommendations for working with these children, and identify new ideas for collaborating with other professionals.
This resource is for transitional housing programs serving survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking throughout the country. The online toolkit allows transitional housing programs to easily and independently access a wealth of resources and ensures that they have the information needed to enhance their important work with survivors.
This online course is designed to assist local and state sexual violence preventionists, victim advocates, and their community partners in creating pre-disaster plans for their organizations and communities.It highlights four core components of a pre-disaster plan to help organizations recover quickly and continue to provide vital services in a disaster. (~1 hour)
This online course discusses the importance of planning for sexual violence prevention and response before a disaster, and highlights guiding strategies and key community partners in the pre-disaster planning process. (~1 hour)
This course presents an evidence-based public health approach to preventing intimate partner and sexual violence against women. It provides an overview of the scale of the problem, its consequences and costs, risk and protective factors for intimate partner and sexual violence, and the importance of intimate partner and sexual violence primary prevention strategies. Course materials include a facilitators guide and 9 modules.
This recorded web presentation will help advocates and allied victim service professionals identify some of the ways in which people with communication disabilities may relay messages, both verbally and non-verbally, and will highlight some techniques and technologies that can help bridge the language gap in order to provide quality sexual violence services. (27 minutes)
A website created by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides survivor stories, information, and access to resources related to Military Sexual Trauma (MST). The site emphasizes personalized resources based on individual needs and qualities and the ability to help connect with other veterans who have had similar experiences.