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.

NSVRC
2014

In this recorded web presentation, Jennifer Pierce-Weeks, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, discusses the ways in which health care professionals can recognize and effectively respond to sexual violence against older adults. This presentation is based on the publication Sexual Violence in Later Life: A Technical Assistance Guide for Health Care Providers.

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.

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.

End Violence Against Women International
2014

EVAWI developed a free training module and hosted a webinar to provide guidance on how to successfully investigate sexual assaults against people with disabilities.The course module offers 18 hours of continuing education units for those who are eligible. Access the course through their Online Training Institute.

You can access a recorded version of the webinar and obtain a copy of the slides through their webinar archive

Kelly Wilt & Janine D’Anniballe for the NSVRC
2012

This 1.5 hour course was written by Kelly Wilt and Janine D’Anniballe, produced by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC).This course provides an overview of the neurobiological and psychological implications of sexually violent trauma and the information and skills necessary for victim service providers to provide trauma-informed services. Registration in our eCampus is required to participate in the course.

FORGE
2012

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.

Access the recording.

National Institute of Justice
2012

In this webinar recording Dr. Rebecca Campbell discusses the neurobiology of sexual assault and the effect trauma has on victim behavior. Her work examines how rape crisis centers and the legal, medical, and mental health systems respond to the needs of adult, adolescent, and pediatric victims of sexual assault. A transcript of the webinar is also available.

Cicatelli Associates Inc. with the National Center for Victims of Crime and Safe Horizon, Inc. for the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC)

This online program is a basic victim advocacy training offering victim services providers and allied professionals the opportunity to acquire the basic skills and knowledge they need to better assist victims of crime. Specific information is also provided to meet the needs of target populations. Each module in VAT Online is taught using interactive methodologies, case studies, exercises and other suggested activities to enhance the user’s learning. Each module or section takes about 30–60 minutes to complete. *Registration is required.

Office for Victims of Crime
2013

OVC provides a page of videos and resources discussing the role and impact of trauma from violence in the lives of children who have experienced victimization. These resources focus on increasing capacity to identify, respond to and treat this trauma in children.

View these resources.

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