The Breathe Network: Building Resilience through Embodied Approaches To Healing, is a resource, referral and training network connecting survivors of sexual violence with holistic healing arts practitioners. All of the practitioners and organizations affiliated with our organization commit to offering sliding-scale, trauma-informed care. We provide training for holistic healing arts practitioners across a range of disciplines to ground them in a nuanced understanding of sexual violence, its mind, body and soul impacts, and offer them modality specific tools they can integrate within their practice.
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A project of the National Crime Victim Law Institute, the Center for Law and Public Policy on Sexual Violence (CLPPS) analyzes and litigates sexual violence issues from a national perspective. CLPPS focuses solely on sexual violence issues; the goal of the project is to transform how the civil and criminal justice systems respond to survivors of sexual violence.
The National District Attorneys Association's National Center for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women (NCPVAW) exists to serve prosecutors, members of the prosecution team and other allied professionals as they strive to deliver justice to all survivors of domestic violence / dating violence, sexual violence, and stalking and to hold criminals accountable. We all know that in reality domestic violence does not discriminate in selecting its victims from among members of our families, communities, schools, places of worship and places of work; the places in our world that should be safe from violence. While we are painfully aware that anyone can be a victim of domestic violence irrespective of age, ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, or economic status, studies do support the fact that the majority of the victims are females who are unfortunately abused by their male or female partners. We do not, nonetheless, overlook men who may be victims of these acts of violence by their male or female partners. Although these studies and statistics may be complex our mission is straight forward: to spread education and awareness to ensure that men and women work collaboratively to end the devastating impact caused by domestic violence to all victims.
· We host national training events, the Prosecuting Sexual Assault Cases Course.
· We can design and provide hands-on trial advocacy training geared towards developing and fine tuning litigation skills for prosecutors who handle sex crimes and domestic violence / dating violence and stalking cases.
· We provide training at state and local conferences on subjects that are relevant to the jurisdictions, expertly delivered by experienced and tested trial and appellate prosecutors as well as scientific and medical experts.
· We design and conduct multi-day state and local trainings, in consultation with our hosts, to address the needs expressed by the jurisdiction and audience type.
· We provide resources on topics relevant to the prosecution of sexual assault, domestic violence, domestic violence in late life, dating violence, stalking and cyber stalking.
The NCHERM Group is the umbrella for eight linked organizations which serve to advance holistic, proactive prevention and risk management within K-12 schools and on college and university campuses. The NCHERM Group is both a law and consulting practice that has served the education field for more than 15 years. As a law firm, The NCHERM Group represents 35 colleges and universities as outside counsel, making it one of the largest higher education-specific law practices in the country. As a consulting group, The NCHERM Group’s twenty-four consultants have provided services to more than 3,000 clients, giving it unparalleled reach and impact on the field. The NCHERM Way has become the risk management touchstone for schools, colleges and universities across the country. Learn more about The NCHERM Way by reading the mission & story.
The Tribal Law and Policy Institute is a Native American owned and operated non-profit corporation organized to design and deliver education, research, training and TA programs which promote the enhancement of justice in Indian country and the health, well-being, and culture of Native peoples.
To positively impact underserved populations whose life experiences have caused psychological and emotional trauma by providing community-based direct services conducive to healing and stability, and to encourage confidence to make healthy life choices through an array of relevant services.
We offer an array of gender-neutral services to encourage healing, growth and self-worth, including:
- Court/Medical In-Person Support
- Individualized Support
- Crisis Intervention
- Holistic Healing
- Information and Referral
- Survivor Volunteerism
- Talking Circles
- Transportation Assistance
- Emergency Assistance
CULTURALLY- AND LINGUISTICALLY SPECIFIC SERVICES
The purpose of this program is to create unique opportunities for targeted community-based organizations to address the critical needs of sexual assault, domestic- and dating violence survivors in a manner that affirms a victim's culture. These opportunities effectively address language and communication barriers for the identified underserved population so they may gain access to appropriate services.
UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.
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The Virtual Knowledge Centre is a unique, on-line resource in English, French and Spanish, offering a `one-stop’ source of state-of-the-art tools and high-quality step-by-step guidance on `how to’ design, implement, monitor and evaluate programmes. Developed with leading experts and organizations from across the world, it draws on promising practices, lessons learned and evaluations to support country level implementation of policy commitments. The site contains programming modules by sector (e.g. health, justice), population group (adolescents, men and boys) and intervention (primary prevention, safe cities), in addition to over 750 tools in more than 50 languages.
IPRC’s mission is to build the field of injury prevention and control through a combination of interdisciplinary scholarly approaches to research, intervention and evaluation, and through training the next generation of researchers and practitioners.
The Urban Institute conducts research, program evaluation, and policy analysis on a broad range of social, economic and governance issues. These issues range from education and health care policy to criminal justice and housing. Its research on sexual violence focuses on services to victims of domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, and sexual assault; civil, criminal and family courts; child protection agencies, and community-based treatment providers. Reports of completed and on-going projects are available.