Abusers often use the threat of immigration enforcement as a way to maintain power and control and to make victims less likely to seek protection. For this reason, it is important for advocates to understand how to: help immigrant survivors become aware of their rights; identify special immigration remedies for victims, including special VAWA provisions around confidentiality; and how to prepare enhanced safety plans for immigrant survivors that take into account immigration enforcement.
This series of recorded webinars explores trauma-informed storytelling methods, how to be trauma sensitive when working with personal stories, ethical practice in working with personal stories, and creative ways to position stories as tools for social change.
The National Center’s college campus safety webinars page Campus Public Safety Online, includes upcoming webinars and links to previously conducted, closed captioned webinar recordings. Webinars cover topics of interest to the college campus public safety and emergency management community including fair and impartial policing, trauma-informed sexual assault investigations, large event management, National Incident Management System, behavioral threat assessment and others.
Promoting Respect and Dignity across the Lifespan: Working with Older Victims of Domestic & Sexual Violence
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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.
Evaluating Culturally Relevant Sexual Violence Prevention Initiatives: Lessons learned with the Visioning B.E.A.R. Circle Intertribal Coalition Inc. Violence Prevention Curriculum
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Wednesday, March 30, 2016
11am Pacific Time / 2pm Eastern Time
(Description from Zehr Institute website)
When: 17 February 2016 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Guest: David R. Karp and Kaaren M. Williamsen
Host: Howard Zehr
This recorded webinar discusses the importance of the Monument Quilt and how to host a successful Monument Quilt workshop in your community.
This project was supported by Grant No. 2011-TAAX-KO23 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do no necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.
Ending Violence Against Black Women: The Movement to Combat Sexual Assault in Intimate Partner Violence in Our Communities
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.