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Rural Resilience: Addressing Sexual Abuse in Later Life rural_rsp Fri, 12/07/2018 - 16:18
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This is an online event
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Sponsoring Agency
Resource Sharing Project
Description
Rural communities have a much higher percentage of older adults than urban communities. Are you curious why they aren’t walking in your doors asking for services? Your program is not alone. Sexual violence does happen to older adults and not surprisingly there are barriers for those survivors in seeking services. Join Leah Green from the Resource Sharing Project to learn more about how to support older adult survivors in rural communities. Topics will include risk factors, accessibility, communication, and why rural communities are poised to help this vulnerable population.
States-Territories
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Contact Name
Leah Green
Contact Email
leah@iowacasa.org
Rural Helplines: Strengthening Services for Sexual Violence Survivors rural_rsp Fri, 12/07/2018 - 16:16
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This is an online event
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Sponsoring Agency
Resource Sharing Project
Description
Through our 24-hour helplines advocacy programs are able to accomplish so much for our rural communities. We provide a powerful outlet for survivors of sexual violence, their friends and family, and professionals to ask questions, learn about resources, navigate healing, and break their silence. Our helplines offer our community support when people need it most and on their own timelines. This webinar will focus on the skills necessary to provide strong helpline services and how to welcome sexual violence survivors to our helplines, through the lens of rural programs. Join Leah Green from the Resource Sharing Project to learn how to create strong helpline support for sexual violence survivors in rural communities.
States-Territories
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Contact Name
Leah Green
Contact Email
leah@iowacasa.org
Rural SADI lessons: Part 2 rural_rsp Thu, 10/25/2018 - 14:23
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This is an online event
Yes
Sponsoring Agency
Resource Sharing Project
Description
Rural dual/multi-service advocacy programs consistently struggle to create strong sexual assault services. The Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative (SADI) was created to address the challenges dual/multi-service programs face in reaching sexual assault survivors by dedicating resources, support, and replicable tools tailored specifically to the needs of those programs. Join Leah Green from the Resource Sharing Project to learn about the key lessons developed from the (SADI). This two-part webinar will provide an overview of the SADI, outline the key lessons learned, and point rural programs towards follow up resources created by the Resource Sharing Project.
States-Territories
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USA
Contact Name
Leah Green
Contact Phone
5152447424
Contact Email
leah@iowacasa.org
Rural SADI lessons: Part 1 rural_rsp Thu, 10/25/2018 - 14:22
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This is an online event
Yes
Sponsoring Agency
Resource Sharing Project
Description
Rural dual/multi-service advocacy programs consistently struggle to create strong sexual assault services. The Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative (SADI) was created to address the challenges dual/multi-service programs face in reaching sexual assault survivors by dedicating resources, support, and replicable tools tailored specifically to the needs of those programs. Join Leah Green from the Resource Sharing Project to learn about the key lessons developed from the SADI. This two-part webinar will provide an overview of the SADI, outline the key lessons learned, and point rural programs towards follow up resources created by the Resource Sharing Project.
States-Territories
Event type
Country
USA
Contact Name
Leah Green
Contact Phone
5152447424
Contact Email
leah@iowacasa.org
Opening the Door: Services for Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse rural_rsp Thu, 10/25/2018 - 14:21
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This is an online event
Yes
Sponsoring Agency
Resource Sharing Project
Description
The world can look like a series of locked doors to adult survivors of child sexual abuse. Whom can you really trust? How can you find the words for what happened? As sexual assault advocates our job is to help survivors find a way to open the door. This webinar will address how rural programs can design and provide responsive services for adult survivors of child sexual abuse. Topics will include the experiences of child sexual abuse survivors, long term services for healing, and specific ideas for how to make services more accessible to adult child sexual abuse survivors. 
States-Territories
Event type
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USA
Contact Name
Leah Green
Contact Phone
5152447424
Contact Email
leah@iowacasa.org
Recruiting and Hiring Rural Advocates (peer-sharing video chat) rural_rsp Thu, 10/25/2018 - 14:19
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This is an online event
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Sponsoring Agency
Resource Sharing Project
Description
Finding strong candidates for open advocacy positions can be difficult in rural communities.  Where are the best places to advertise open positions to find candidates? Where should you place your priority when hiring sexual assault advocates? What interview questions will get at the heart of advocacy? Join Leah Green from the Resource Sharing Project on this VIDEO CHAT that will bring together leadership from rural programs across the country to discuss hiring and recruiting practices in rural communities. Our peer sharing video chats are a space to share success, challenges, and to brainstorm together how to move forward. This video chat is capped at 30 participants. Please note this video chat is for folks who have the ability and desire to join this conversation with video through our online video platform.
States-Territories
Event type
Country
USA
Contact Name
Leah Green
Contact Phone
5152447424
Contact Email
leah@iowacasa.org
Recruiting and Hiring Rural Advocates (peer-sharing call) rural_rsp Thu, 10/25/2018 - 14:18
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This is an online event
Yes
Sponsoring Agency
Resource Sharing Project
Description
Finding strong candidates for open advocacy positions can be difficult in rural communities.  Where are the best places to advertise open positions to find candidates? Where should you place your priority when hiring sexual assault advocates? What interview questions will get at the heart of advocacy? Join Leah Green from the Resource Sharing Project on this CALL that will bring together leadership from rural programs across the country to discuss hiring and recruiting practices in rural communities. Our peer sharing calls are a space to share success, challenges, and to brainstorm together how to move forward. This call is capped at 30 participants. Please note this call is for folks who would prefer to join the conversation by phone instead of video.
States-Territories
Event type
Country
USA
Contact Name
Leah Green
Contact Phone
5152447424
Contact Email
leah@iowacasa.org
Coalitions Supporting Rural Programs (peer sharing call) rural_rsp Fri, 06/29/2018 - 13:27
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This is an online event
Yes
Sponsoring Agency
Resource Sharing Project
Description
Supporting rural programs in isolated areas with little or no resources can feel exhausting, frustrating, and stressful. This webinar will bring sexual assault coalition staff from around the country together to share challenges and strategies to support rural member programs. Join us August 8th, 2018 to share the exciting work you have done in recent years to support the rural programs in your state and to learn from your peers.
States-Territories
Event type
Country
USA
Contact Name
Leah Green
Contact Phone
5152447424
Contact Email
leah@iowacasa.org
Surviving & Thriving: Supporting Teens After Sexual Abuse rural_rsp Fri, 06/29/2018 - 13:26
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This is an online event
Yes
Sponsoring Agency
Resource Sharing Project
Description
Teens are at a much higher risk of sexual violence than adult members of the community yet often are the least empowered to seek the services they need. This rural webinar will provide an opportunity for rural advocacy agencies to come together and learn about best practices in support teen sexual assault survivors. Topics will include outreach to rural teens, accommodations in services, holistic practices, and working with the parents and guardians of teen survivors.
States-Territories
Event type
Country
USA
Contact Name
Leah Green
Contact Phone
5152447424
Contact Email
leah@iowacasa.org
Help is on the Line: Providing Hotline Services for Incarcerated Survivors rural_rsp Fri, 06/29/2018 - 13:24
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This is an online event
Yes
Sponsoring Agency
Resource Sharing Project
Description
Join us for Help is on the Line, an exciting webinar on providing crisis hotline services to incarcerated survivors. This webinar will address the challenges facing prisoner rape survivors who seek support, especially those who are held in rural detention facilities. Not only are crisis services far and few between, but many local programs have limited experience in — and limited funding for — giving services behind bars.  We will focus on how rape crisis centers can adapt their existing hotline for a correctional setting. It will cover strategies for working with inmates, including how to ensure that calls are kept confidential.  The webinar will feature JDI staff, as well as a rape crisis advocate from a rural program who has provided support to incarcerated survivors.
States-Territories
Event type
Country
USA
Contact Name
Leah Green
Contact Phone
5152447424
Contact Email
leah@iowacasa.org