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Understanding the Issue: An Overview of Sexual Abuse in Prison

  • Just Detention International
  • 2012
  • JDI's first recorded webinar in a three part series offers an understanding of the crisis of sexual violence in prison and how advocates can help inmates who have survived this abuse. It also provides a summary of the new opportunities for expanding services behind bars resulting from the recently issued Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) national standards. (1 hour 38 minutes)

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    Engaging Latin@ communities in sexual violence prevention

  • PA Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
  • 2012
  • Advocates Miguel Morfa and Kimber Nicoletti discuss their anti-sexual-violence work with Latin@ communities during an October 2012 training. Miguel is a direct service counselor at Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania. Kimber is the director of Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA) at Purdue University in Indiana. (6:34 min)

    Ethics in Victim Services

  • Office for Victims of Crime
  • 2012
  • This training, Ethics in Victim Services, explores common ethical conflicts and how to apply ethical standards and decisionmaking to resolve them. The participants will learn information and skills related to values and responses to victims, ethics in victim services, and standard decisionmaking process.

    Sexual Violence in Disasters: Understanding the Scope of the Problem

  • National Sexual Violence Resource Center
  • 2012
  • (~1 hour) This interactive online course addresses the increased vulnerability to sexual violence that can occur during and after disasters. Participants will learn about the connections between oppression, sexual violence, and disasters. With case studies from Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, and examples from other recent calamities around the world, the module highlights the need for pre-planning to prevent and respond to sexual violence in future disasters.

    How Understanding and Responding to Children's Sexual Behaviors Can Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

  • Stop It Now!
  • 2012
  • Access this recorded webinar.

    A recording of a webinar presents information on sexual behaviors in children to help show the differences between age-appropriate and concerning sexual behaviors. It discusses how to respond to all types of behaviors for children of various ages. The focus is on pre-pubescent children.

    Uniform Betrayal: Rape in the Military

  • Jennifer Malina & Sarah Pusateri
  • 2012
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    A video discusses the issue of sexual violence and military. It incorporates the stories and voices of service members who experienced rape. In this video, the term Military Sexual Violence (MST) is defined in the video as the the official term for the psychological trauma that may result from military rape, sexual assault, or sexual harassment.

    Changing Perceptions of Sexual Violence Over Time, an interview with Karen Baker
  • Ali Perrotto for VAWnet, the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women
  • Ali Mailen Perrotto Wed, 04/18/2012 - 10:19
  • 2012
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    On this podcast, Karen Baker, the advocate consultant for the VAWnet Applied Research Paper titled Changing Perceptions of Sexual Violence Over Time, discusses her reflections on the content of the paper.