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)
Children Need Us All: Defining the Unique Roles of Victim Service Professionals in Responding to Child Sexual Abuse
This recorded webinar explores the unique roles of victim service professionals in responding to child sexual abuse. Participants will be able to share communication strategies to enhance multidisciplinary team members' ability to meet the needs of children who experience sexual abuse. (90 minutes)
Health and justice responses for women and girls bearing children from rape: A case study of Goma, eastern Congo
Dr. Helen Liebling of Coventry University discusses her research exploring women and girl’s experiences of rape and bearing a child and the quality of justice and health responses in Goma, eastern Congo in this video. She offers specific policy and service recommendations for addressing this issue. (about 4 min.)
This 2 hour recording of the Policy and Practice Forum held on September 19, 2013. The panelists discuss innovative practices and research across law enforcement and justice systems, science and medicine.
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 course provides an introduction to the collection of data, analysis and dissemination of research and reporting findings to prevent and control injury. It promotes data collection practices in places where accurate information is not yet available. The course materials include a facilitator's guide and 7 modules.
This recorded webinar discusses strategies and approaches to working in- and out-of-schools to educate and engage middle school students on healthy relationship promotion and teen dating violence prevention through the Start Strong program.
This online toolkit provides information about why middle school matters for preventing teen dating violence, key elements for successful healthy relationships programming, quotes and video interviews from experts, leaders, and youth. and downloadable materials and links to other resources
This audio podcast is an interview with Jeanne Ronayne, the Program Manager for Victim Services for Dodge, Filmore, Olmstead Community Corrections in Rochester Minnesota. Her program provides sexual assault services as part of a multiservice agency and has been a part of a collaboration with a local Child Advocacy Center since its inception.
This audio podcast is an interview with Mary Brennan-Taylor, the Vice President of Programs for the YWCA of Niagara, a dual domestic violence and sexual assault program. Mary described her program's work to launch a satellite office for the local Child Advocacy Center within the YWCA facility.