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.

National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
2011

Webinar recording of a presentation discussing research presented by Dr. Felton Earls on the concept of engaging youth in efforts to end violence.  Viewing children and adolescents as competent partners in understanding, preventing, and overcoming violence.

Centers for Disease Control
2011

This online course offers interactive learning features and expert interviews, leading individuals working to end violence through an explanation of leading principles on violence prevention.  The course breaks down components of violence including the economic burdens of violence, child maltreatment, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and youth violence.

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)

U.S. Department of Justice National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
2011

This seminar includes presentations by Dr. Jeffrey Edleson, University of Minnesota, Dr. Taryn Lindhorst, University of Washington, and Ms. Sudha Shetty, University of Minnesota. It explores international child abduction cases involving domestic violence. Presenters discuss their experiences in researching these cases and advocating for mothers' rights in court.

michael munson and Loree Cook-Daniels of Forge Forward
2010

This webinar offers strategies for service providers to expand their comptency in serving transgender youth.  The presenters provide an overview of the prevalence of violence in the transgender community, the increased risks for this population, and universal solutions to challenges in serving transgender individuals.

Dr. Karen Hughes, Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University
2010

This webinar provides information on preventing violence through the development of safe, stable, and nurturing relationships between children and caregivers.  Links to both the video recording and the powerpoint slides for the webinar are available through VIP archives. 

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.  

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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