The Institute of Medicine (IOM) provides video recordings from a 2-day workshop to explore the evidentiary basis for violence prevention across the lifespan and around the world. The public workshop was organized and conducted by an ad hoc committee to examine needs, common approaches, and effective interventions.
This session review the obstacles to providing victim services in such facilities, such as the high levels of need among inmates. Expert speakers present on how to conduct hospital accompaniments, handle hotline calls, and deliver vital in-person services. The webinar also reviews the new opportunities to expand inmate services afforded by the Prison Rape Elimination Act standards, which are binding on jails nationwide.
The session reviews the obstacles to providing victim services in such facilities, chief among them a lack of resources and trained crisis counselors. Expert speakers give advice on best practices to delivering vital services in isolated settings, covering hospital accompaniments, confidential reporting, and hotline calls. The webinar also reviews the new opportunities to expand inmate services afforded by the Prison Rape Elimination Act standards, which are binding on jails nationwide.
This interactive online course walks the user through the basic steps of evaluating the impact of sexual violence prevention programs. Users will learn the key issues to consider at each of the following steps:
This JDI webinar offers information for community service providers on responding effectively to sexual assault in prison. The presenters emphasize the practical skills needed both to develop services for prisoner rape survivors and to build lasting partnerships between rape crisis organizations and corrections agencies.
This webinar recording discusses why sex work is so common among transgender people and outlines the additional barriers standing between sex workers and crime victim services. A copy of the slides for this presentation is available.
JDI's first recorded webinar in a three part series offers an understanding of the crisis of sexual violence in prison and how advocates can help inmates who have survived this abuse. It also provides a summary of the new opportunities for expanding services behind bars resulting from the recently issued Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) national standards. (1 hour 38 minutes)
Advocates Miguel Morfa and Kimber Nicoletti discuss their anti-sexual-violence work with Latin@ communities during an October 2012 training. Miguel is a direct service counselor at Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania. Kimber is the director of Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA) at Purdue University in Indiana. (6:34 min)
This training, Ethics in Victim Services, explores common ethical conflicts and how to apply ethical standards and decisionmaking to resolve them. The participants will learn information and skills related to values and responses to victims, ethics in victim services, and standard decisionmaking process.
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