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DECODING MEDIA MESSAGES ABOUT CONSENT Using Consent Videos to Increase Media Literacy

This lessons plan, developed by Planned Parenthood Federation of American is meant to be used in conjunction with a series of educational videos about consent. See additional lesson plan on consent.

The four videos are:


Sally Laskey Fri, 10/16/2015 - 13:56
HOW DO YOU KNOW IF SOMEONE WANTS TO HAVE SEX WITH YOU? Using Consent Videos to Model Respect and Communication

This lessons plan, developed by Planned Parenthood Federation of American is meant to be used in conjunction with a series of educational videos about consent.

The four videos are:

Additionally, there is a lesson plan related to media literacy.

Sally Laskey Fri, 10/16/2015 - 13:52
Medical Forensic Sexual Assault Examinations: What Are They and What Can They Tell the Courts?

This curriculum provides information about the medical forensic sexual assault examination, and explores some of the legal issues involved in expert testimony and evidence provided through a forensic exam. It addresses some of the limitations on the scope of SANE testimony, as well as limitations as to what the examination findings can actually prove. 

Ali Mailen Perrotto Wed, 11/20/2013 - 13:08
Raped or “Seduced”? How Language Helps Shape Our Response to Sexual Violence

This curriculum addresses the way multidisciplinary audiences write and talk about sexual violence. It provides training on how word choice can make perpetrators seem invisible or minimize the harm caused to the victims.

Ali Mailen Perrotto Tue, 09/24/2013 - 12:10
Supporting Crime Victims With Disabilities Curriculum

Crime victims with disabilities may face challenges that other victims do not face, such as the ability to access services or communicate with advocates. Supporting Crime Victims With Disabilities, a new training curriculum, focuses on recognizing and addressing these challenges so that all victims with disabilities receive the support and assistance they need. (OVC) Downloadable training materials for presenters who are providing training is available.

Materials are available in English or/o en Español.

Ali Mailen Perrotto Mon, 08/06/2012 - 14:24
Core Competencies: The Unique Skills of Advocacy

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape's Advocacy Skills Training is a one-day skill-building training for advocates. The design and content of this training are the direct result of statewide and national focus groups held to identify skills advocates must possess to effectively advocate for the needs of sexual assault survivors and training topics necessary to build skills. During the course of this training, participants will learn how to identify key players, use critical thinking skills and construct a convincing argument to accomplish their goals to advocate for an individual or group.

Ali Mailen Perrotto Mon, 07/09/2012 - 14:47
Giving Name to the Nameless

This curriculum is part of Project NIA’s “Exploring the Roots of Violence” initiative, and includes over 30 poems that address gender-based violence as well as tips and suggestions for individuals who are interested in facilitating poetry circles with girls and young women. To receive a free PDF copy of the guide, please complete this FORM.

Sally Laskey Mon, 11/08/2010 - 12:24
Nursing Response to Elder Mistreatment Curriculum
The goal of this course is to help nurses acquire essential knowledge and skills to appropriately respond to elder mistreatment. This course prepares nurses to integrate nursing and forensic sciences into the care of vulnerable older adults who have been mistreated or are at high risk for mistreatment by trusted others. It includes 12 Modules with Instructor Materials, Participant Materials and PowerPoint presentations.  Additional resources and appendices are also available online.
Sally Laskey Tue, 06/22/2010 - 22:22
Screening Patients for Sexual Violence: An Accredited Curriculum for Nurses in Pennsylvania
This CD tutorial program and implementation guide are tools to help  strengthen a current program or launch a new one. The purpose of this guide is to help you implement “Screening Patients for Sexual Violence” and provide you with a menu of options to most effectively use it within the community you serve. 
Anonymous (not verified) Wed, 03/04/2009 - 11:54