(~1 hour) This interactive online course addresses the increased vulnerability to sexual violence that can occur during and after disasters. Participants will learn about the connections between oppression, sexual violence, and disasters. With case studies from Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, and examples from other recent calamities around the world, the module highlights the need for pre-planning to prevent and respond to sexual violence in future disasters.
The presenter of the webinar shares services that are available to students on a college campus, unique reporting options, challenges and issues pertinent to college students and those advocating for them, and how a local sexual assault program has developed an ongoing relationship with a university in the area.
This course presents an particular model for responding to a disclosure of sexual violence. It stresses the importance of a supportive response to reduce secondary trauma and to encourage the survivor to seek further care. This approach trains staff to respond to disclosures emphasizing four key areas: Safety, Empowerment, Empathy, and Knowledge (SEEK). It is designed specifically for staff in college and university settings.
This online course describes best practices in the clinical care of people who have been raped in emergency situations. The course includes general information which may need to be adapted to take into account applicable national policies and practices, and availability of materials, equipment, and drugs.
This PowerPoint workshop (with Facilitator's Guide), takes the audience through definitions of sexual violence, how bystanders can be engaged in sexual violence prevention, and includes a scenario for the audience to discuss and practice engaged bystander responses.
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.
Arkansas in training their staff and volunteer advocates. The course includes modules that will enable the student to gain self-study credit toward certification as a trained victim assistance advocate. In addition, the information and exercises will provide valuable information to anyone wanting to learn more about the complex issue of sexual assault. Access is free, but registration is required. The course includes: quizes, slideshows, cases/scenarios and video lectures.
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