FORGE
2014

This webinar will focus on some of the key transgender inclusions in the National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations, case examples of medical advocacy with transgender survivors, and discussion of unique differences (both challenges and solutions) in providing care and advocacy to transgender survivors.  Guest presenters include Kim Day (IAFN) and Eric Stiles (NSVRC).

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National Sexual Violence Resource Center
2013

This audio podcast is an interview with Rachel Gregory, the Prevention Education Coordinator and Youth Counselor at Safe Harbors. Rachel discussed some basic logistics for her center’s collaboration with their local Child Advocacy Center, focusing on the importance of forging through difficulties to show the value of an advocate and that every community partner plays a role in keeping services child-focused.

Just Detention International
2013

This webinar will provide an overview of the crisis of sexual abuse in jails, outlining the factors that make this violence so prevalent, as well as its devastating impact on survivors. Presenters provide first-hand accounts of sexual abuse in jail from JDI Survivor Council members. The webinar also features JDI staff who have worked extensively to ensure services for incarcerated survivors.

The Global Women’s Institute (GWI) and SVRI
2013

Dr. Helen Liebling of Coventry University discusses her research exploring women and girl’s experiences of rape and bearing a child and the quality of justice and health responses in Goma, eastern Congo in this video. She offers specific policy and service recommendations for addressing this issue. (about 4 min.)

National Institute of Corrections
2012

(3-hours) The National Institute of Corrections held a broadcast titled "Health, Justice, Women: Transforming Systems - Changing Lives" in August, 2012. Topics include research, strategies, and resources designed to effect health care practices used with justice-involved women.

National Center for Child Traumatic Stress
2013

In this webinar recording the presenter discusses the effects of polyvictimization as it relates to LGBTQ youth and adults.

National Scientific Council on the Developing Child and the National Forum on Early Childhood Policy and Programs
2010

Produced by the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, the 7-minute video summarizes findings from the report, “The Foundations of Lifelong Health Are Built in Early Childhood." The report proposes a new framework for improving lifelong physical and mental health promotion and disease prevention by reducing hardships (or stressors) experienced by young children. (CDC)

Vera Institute
2011

Chitra Raghavan discusses the topic of sexual coercion, helping to define sexual violence within intimate relationships. Concepts such as relationship status, negotiations for intimacy, and common features in intimate sexual aggression.  These common features include manipulation, use of force, and blackmail.

National Judicial Education Program
2011

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

End Violence Against Women International
2010

Although penal code definitions of criminal sex offenses vary, most are conceptually similar and can be understood by analyzing their elements.  This type of analysis is represented in the charts provided with this module.  By following the charts and making a series of decisions, law enforcement investigators can determine not only which specific crime was committed but also frame the entire investigative strategy based on the defense that is most likely to be raised. 

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