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Online learning, also known as e-learning, is a learning experience delivered via a computer and the Internet. The learning tools can be in the form of modules, quizzes, podcasts, slide shows, video and other learning methods. The NSVRC includes online learning tools that are educational, interactive and related to the prevention and intervention of sexual violence.

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West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services

This training module, formatted as a slideshow presentation with audio, is designed to provide information and resources on the issues of stalking and sexual misconduct for resident assistants/resident advisors (RAs) on college campuses. The module ends with a quiz to test users' understanding of the information presented.  A Module User's Guide is also available.

Diane L. Rosenfeld for Harvard Law School, Berkman Center for Internet & Society
2002

This series of 5 online learning modules explores the various ways in which violence against women is facilitated through the use of the Internet, as well as ways in which the Internet may be used as a site of resistance to such violence.
*Registration is required.
Modules include:  Campus Sexual Assault Policies,  Pornography,  Sex Trafficking
The Internet as a Site of Resistance,  Safety.

Cicatelli Associates Inc. with the National Center for Victims of Crime and Safe Horizon, Inc. for the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC)

This online program is a basic victim advocacy training offering victim services providers and allied professionals the opportunity to acquire the basic skills and knowledge they need to better assist victims of crime. Specific information is also provided to meet the needs of target populations. Each module in VAT Online is taught using interactive methodologies, case studies, exercises and other suggested activities to enhance the user’s learning. Each module or section takes about 30–60 minutes to complete. *Registration is required.

The Woman's Justice Center
2000

Teaching scenarios used in this self-paced online course are designed for use in groups and classes of all kinds. The following teaching scenarios are designed for use in groups and classes of all kinds. Although they are phrased in terms of what to do if you have "a friend" in a given situation, the scenarios are designed to educate everyone.

Prevention Pathways, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)

Each year, more than 500,000 non-fatal violent crimes are committed against women. These crimes include sexual assault, rape, intimate partner violence, and elder abuse. Many of these crimes involve the use of alcohol or other drugs. The course describes these "hidden problems" and identifies risk factors, screening and assessment tools, prevention and intervention strategies, tools for clients, and legal issues.

Harvill, Fire Protection Publications, Oklahoma State University
2006

The method of this online workbook is to help users analyze actual workplace scenarios, put themselves in the role of both victim and harasser, and covertly practice what they would do if a similar incident occurred. This workbook also takes a look at the individual - offering self-reflection on who you are, what your tendencies are, and how much you trust yourself regarding your reactions and perceptions during critical incidents.

The Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC)

Designed for use by trainers, this 2-day curriculum teaches advocates about advocacy/counseling, the realities and impact of sexual assault, procedures to follow in common situations, techniques to support recovery, and compassion fatigue and self-care. The curriculum focuses on intervening with individuals in a crisis rather than long-term and group counseling.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP): Prevention Pathways
2004

This 11-module online course discusses substance abuse, violence against women, the connection between the two, signs and symptoms, myths, how to see if a problem exists, as well as prevention, treatment and legal options.

National Judicial Education Program of Legal Momentum

This online course covers the legal, medical and social science aspects of intimate partner sexual abuse. It is focused on judges but is also intended for a multidisciplinary audience including court personnel. You can treat this website as a course and take it straight through or as a resource, accessing the background resources, modules, developing issues, recommendations and case studies on an as-needed basis.
 

Prevention Pathways, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
2005

This course is designed to bridge that gap by introducing prevention professionals and concerned citizens to the basic principles of environmental strategies, and to help them learn how to apply these approaches in their own communities. Includes audio and quiz.

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