NSVRC
2014

In this course, victim service professionals will learn how to describe types of sexually abusive behavior, review practical skills for listening to a disclosure of child sexual abuse, and identify the three guiding principles for responding to a disclosure.

NSVRC
2014

Community collaboration is a vital part of providing support to victims of sexual violence in later life (SVLL).  In part 1 of this 3-part podcast series, Karla Vierthaler discusses what she learned while developing a curriculum to cross-train elder protective service workers and rape crisis advocates in Pennsylvania around SVLL.

NSVRC
2014

Community collaboration is a vital part of providing support to victims of sexual violence in later life (SVLL).  In part 2 of this 3-part podcast series, Mary Beth Pulsifer discusses the creation and ongoing efforts of the New River Valley Elder Justice Task Force to support victims of SVLL in their community.

The National Children's Advocacy Center

Judge Charles B. Schudson discusses the history of children in America's courts and the potential for making courts safe for children.  Exploring the law of competency and hearsay, he addresses whether children may testify, and whether professionals and others may testify about what children told them. * must register

National Institute of Justice
2011

This interactive website provides information on what is termed "CSI Theory." Aimed at aiding officers of the court, video clips discuss how to address public perceptions about criminal investigation and prosecution gained from television crime drama.

National Center for Victims of Crime
2010

This webinar recording provides information about forensic DNA testing process and how forensic DNA profiles are generated from evidence and matched through the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS). Hear how CODIS functions in forensic crime laboratories in the United States, its architecture, and eligibility requirements for DNA samples (offender, crime scene, missing persons), and learn about the various types of DNA analysis that can be performed by crime labs.

End Violence Against Women International
2010

This module is designed to directly confront the difficult question of false reporting.  It presents realistic dynamics of sexual assault crimes.  

NSVRC
2014

In this course victim service professionals will review trauma-informed practices for working with children surviving sexual abuse, learn role-specific recommendations for working with these children, and identify new ideas for collaborating with other professionals.

National Judicial Education Program
2011

This judicial education program addresses issues related to sexual violence within intimate relationships, especially in adjudicating domestic violence cases.

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.
 

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