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. 

End Violence Against Women International
2010

This module describes the symptoms and stages often experienced by sexual assault victims in order to assist law enforcement and others in understanding the behavior of sexual assault victims.   

NEARI Training Center
2010

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. 

NEARI Training Center
2010

This introductory online course covers how best to identify and intervene with youth who exhibit sexually abusive behaviors—to prevent them from hurting any other victims. It provides an overview of how sexual-abuse-specific assessment, case management and treatment can help give a teenager the opportunity to live an abuse-free life.

United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)
2008

Women on the Frontline is a video documentary series that shines a light on violence against women and girls. The series takes the viewer to homes, villages and cities around the world where a largely unreported war against females is being waged. Example of what the series include: Nepal, where thousands of women are trafficked each year; Turkey, where killing in the name of honour continues; and Mauritania, where women who have been raped may go to prison.

Government Innovators Network for the Harvard Kennedy School, Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation
2008

This online discussion examined sexual violence from an international perspective, including the challenges being faced by those who are developing programs and practices to keep victims safe and hold offenders accountable. * Registration is required.

Government Innovators Network for the Harvard Kennedy School, Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation
2008

This online event examined how law enforcement can work with SAFE's in order to collect sufficient evidence and provide quality care to the victim.  The panel discussed the importance of DNA collection and non-contamination, legal considerations, and the VAWA (Violence Against Women Act) requirement for states to provide free forensic exams to sexual assault victims who choose not to report the assault to law enforcement. * Registration is required.

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