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Culturally Competent Advocacy with Nonoffending Caregivers

  • Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs
  • 2011
  • The systemic response and the children and their families all bring their individual learned patterns of language and culture which must be understood to ensure the safety of children and provide effective advocacy services.  This session discusses cultural competency in the context of community-based advocacy with the nonoffending caregivers of children who have been sexually abused. 

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    Children with Sexual Behavior Problems

  • Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs
  • 2012
  • This presentation details what should be included in treatment for children with sexual behavior problems and provides advocates with an understanding of recommendations for supervision of children with sexual behavior problems.  Based on the latest research, this presentation provides information on how advocates can guide caregivers to provide appropriate responses to typical and problematic sexual behavior.

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    The Right Response: Addressing Sexual Abuse in Large, Urban Jails

  • Just Detention International
  • 2013
  • This session review the obstacles to providing victim services in such facilities, such as the high levels of need among inmates. Expert speakers present on how to conduct hospital accompaniments, handle hotline calls, and deliver vital in-person services. The webinar also reviews the new opportunities to expand inmate services afforded by the Prison Rape Elimination Act standards, which are binding on jails nationwide.

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    It Can Happen Anywhere: Responding to Sexual Abuse in Small, Rural Jails

  • Just Detention International
  • 2013
  • The session reviews the obstacles to providing victim services in such facilities, chief among them a lack of resources and trained crisis counselors. Expert speakers give advice on best practices to delivering vital services in isolated settings, covering hospital accompaniments, confidential reporting, and hotline calls. The webinar also reviews the new opportunities to expand inmate services afforded by the Prison Rape Elimination Act standards, which are binding on jails nationwide.

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    Getting Down to Basics: An Overview of Sexual Abuse in Jails

  • Just Detention International
  • 2013
  • This webinar will provide an overview of the crisis of sexual abuse in jails, outlining the factors that make this violence so prevalent, as well as its devastating impact on survivors. Presenters provide first-hand accounts of sexual abuse in jail from JDI Survivor Council members. The webinar also features JDI staff who have worked extensively to ensure services for incarcerated survivors.

    A New Approach: Providing Services to Survivors of Sexual Abuse in Prison

  • Just Detention International
  • 2012
  • This JDI webinar offers information for community service providers on responding effectively to sexual assault in prison. The presenters emphasize the practical skills needed both to develop services for prisoner rape survivors and to build lasting partnerships between rape crisis organizations and corrections agencies.

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