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)
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)
(3-hours) The National Institute of Corrections held a broadcast titled "Health, Justice, Women: Transforming Systems - Changing Lives" in August, 2012. Topics include research, strategies, and resources designed to effect health care practices used with justice-involved women.
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.
(~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.
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.
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.
This 1.5 hour webinar provides information on creating comprehensive campaigns about sexual violence that meet the unique needs of your rural community. Presenters offer an overview of key outreach strategies and discuss available resources.